Paikea / he kōrero pūrākau tahito nā Robyn Kahukiwa ; ko te huri ki te reo Māori nā Keri Kaa.

By: Kahukiwa, Robyn, 1940- [author,, illustrator.]Contributor(s): Kaa, Keri [author,, translator.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: Maori Publication details: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin, 1993Description: [48] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 29 cmISBN: 0140509127; 0140509135 Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Voyages and travels -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Ngāti Porou (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Whales -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamariki | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.20993 Summary: Tells of Paikea, an ancestor well-known throughout Polynesia and New Zealand. These stories are from Ngati Porou. Suggested level: junior, primary, intermediate, secondary.Summary: Tells the story of Paikea's legendary journey across the sea from Hawaiki to Aotearoa. It shows how Paikea's mystical prowess could transform him into a taniwha, a tipua or a man. The author's version of the story of Paikea, an ancestor well-known throughout Polynesia, comes from Wiremu Pōtae, of Tokomaru Bay, who told it to William Colenso. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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In Māori.

Illustrations on lining papers.

Tells of Paikea, an ancestor well-known throughout Polynesia and New Zealand. These stories are from Ngati Porou. Suggested level: junior, primary, intermediate, secondary.

Tells the story of Paikea's legendary journey across the sea from Hawaiki to Aotearoa. It shows how Paikea's mystical prowess could transform him into a taniwha, a tipua or a man. The author's version of the story of Paikea, an ancestor well-known throughout Polynesia, comes from Wiremu Pōtae, of Tokomaru Bay, who told it to William Colenso. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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