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Whiti te rā! / Patricia Grace ; nā Andrew Burdan ngā pikitia ; nā Kawata Teepa i whakamāori.

By: Grace, Patricia, 1937- [author.].
Contributor(s): Burdan, Andrew [author,, illustrator.] | Teepa, Kawata [author,, translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781775502098; 1775502090.Subject(s): Te Rauparaha, 1770?-1849 -- Children's nonfiction | Ngāti Toa (New Zealand people) -- History -- 19th century -- Children's nonfiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- History -- 19th century -- Children's nonfiction | Haka (Dance) -- Children's nonfiction | Māori language materials | Kōrero taumata | Rangatira | Haka | Kōrero nehe | Pukapuka whakaahuaGenre/Form: Picture books for children.DDC classification: 993.01092 Summary: "The haka 'Ka Mate' was composed by Te Rauparaha, a chief of Ngā̄ti Toa Rangatira, and this is the story of this haka. Te Raupara is pursued by his enemies and fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kūmara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of great power, sits in front of its entrance. As he hears his enemies, Te Raparaha whispers in the dark 'Will I die? Will I live?, But his enemies cannot find him. He tells his story to his people and his words are repeated down the generations"--Publisher information.
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Junior Māoritanga Pātea LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga GRAC (Browse shelf) Available i2149688
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Children's
Māoritanga G (Browse shelf) Available (Available) A00775317
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Picture book for children in Māori.

"The haka 'Ka Mate' was composed by Te Rauparaha, a chief of Ngā̄ti Toa Rangatira, and this is the story of this haka. Te Raupara is pursued by his enemies and fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kūmara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of great power, sits in front of its entrance. As he hears his enemies, Te Raparaha whispers in the dark 'Will I die? Will I live?, But his enemies cannot find him. He tells his story to his people and his words are repeated down the generations"--Publisher information.

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