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Tamanui : te kōkako mōrehu o Taranaki / nā Rebecca Beyer rāua ko Linley Wellington ; nā Andrew Burdan ngā pikitia ; nā Kawata Teepa i whakamāori.

By: Beyer, Rebecca [author.].
Contributor(s): Wellington, Linley [author.] | Burdan, Andrew [author,, illustrator.] | Teepa, Kawata [translator.] | Beyer, Rebecca. Tamanui [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 1 volume : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781775502210 :.Subject(s): Māori language materials | Te tini whanaunga o ngahere | Mount Bruce Reserve (N.Z.) -- Fiction | Kōkako | Kōkako -- Children's picture books | North Island kōkako -- Children's picture books | Birds -- Conservation -- Children's picture books | Pakiwaitara | Pukapuka whakaahua | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamarikiGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Little by little, the Taranaki forest is changing and the kōkako are finding it more difficult to find food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are increasingly raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the young kōkako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. The forest is quiet, until he hears a kōkako call, but flying towards it, he is caught in a net. Taken to Mount Bruce, he adapts to a new environment, raises many chicks and becomes a cornerstone in the survival of the kōkako. The book is based on the true story of the kōkako Tamanui, which is on display at Puke Ariki in New Plymouth"--Publisher information.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Junior Māoritanga Hāwera LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga BEYE (Browse shelf) Available I2150160
Māoritanga Stratford
Children's
Children's Picture Books Available A00765132
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This is the story of Tamanui, the brave kokako of Taranaki, who helped save the kokako from extinction. The Taranaki forest is changing and kokako are finding it difficult to get food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the kokako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. In the quiet forest, he hears a kokako call, but flying towards it, he is caught in a net. Taken to Mount Bruce, he adapts to a new environment, raises chicks and becomes important in the survival of the kokako. Based on a true story, Tamanui is displayed at Puke Ariki, New Plymouth. The book is available in te reo Maori and English versions.

Picture story book for children.

"Little by little, the Taranaki forest is changing and the kōkako are finding it more difficult to find food and protect their chicks. Rats and possums are increasingly raiding nests, taking chicks and eggs, and the young kōkako Tamanui has lost his brothers and sisters. The forest is quiet, until he hears a kōkako call, but flying towards it, he is caught in a net. Taken to Mount Bruce, he adapts to a new environment, raises many chicks and becomes a cornerstone in the survival of the kōkako. The book is based on the true story of the kōkako Tamanui, which is on display at Puke Ariki in New Plymouth"--Publisher information.

Junior, primary, National Library of New Zealand.

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