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The woman who was like a man : a story from North Island's East Coast / retold by Ron Bacon ; illustrated by Manu Smith.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Bacon, Ron, Waiatarua myths. II. ; Publication details: Auckland, N.Z. : Waiatarua Pub., 1999.Description: 16 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cmISBN:
  • 9781869630331 (paperback)
  • 1869630335 (paperback)
Subject(s): Summary: Retelling of a traditional legend about a brave woman, Wairaka, who swims through rough seas to enable one of the first canoes to reach New Zealand. The place is named Whakatane ("to be like a man") after her deed. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Retelling of a traditional legend about a brave woman, Wairaka, who swims through rough seas to enable one of the first canoes to reach New Zealand. The place is named Whakatane ("to be like a man") after her deed. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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