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Ngā atua = Māori gods / Robyn Kahukiwa.

By: Kahukiwa, Robyn, 1940- [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780947506261; 0947506268.Other title: Māori gods [Parallel title].Subject(s): Mythology, Māori -- Children's nonfiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Atua | Pukapuka whakaahua | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamariki | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.208999442 Summary: Simple language and illustrations introduce some of the atua Māori o Aotearoa - the traditional guardians of Te Ao Māori. Explains the significance of Tāne, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Tangaroa, Mahuika, Tāwhiri-mātea, Muri-ranga-whenua, Tūmatauenga, Māui, Hine-tī-tama, Hine-nui-te-pō, Rū-aumoko, and Uenuku.
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Junior Māoritanga Hāwera LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga 398.2 (Browse shelf) Checked out 24/06/2019 i2171716
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>A book to treasure for young and old, Robyn Kahukiwa's Ngā Atua: Māori Gods takes the reader on a beautiful visual journey while imparting simple and effective explanations of the major Māori gods.</p> <p>Robyn introduces the pantheon of Māori gods, and explains the arena of life for which each deity is responsible. For example:</p> <p> Tumatauenga is the greatest warrior atua. His powers are extreme strength and courage. He fights for truth and justice. </p> <p>This book is a beautiful introduction to some of the unique deities that are part of Aotearoa/New Zealand's cultural story, and affirms their continued relevance today.</p>

Simple language and illustrations introduce some of the atua Māori o Aotearoa - the traditional guardians of Te Ao Māori. Explains the significance of Tāne, Hine-te-iwa-iwa, Tangaroa, Mahuika, Tāwhiri-mātea, Muri-ranga-whenua, Tūmatauenga, Māui, Hine-tī-tama, Hine-nui-te-pō, Rū-aumoko, and Uenuku.

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