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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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A book to treasure for young and old, Robyn Kahukiwa'sNga Atua: Maori Gods takes the reader on a beautiful visual journey while imparting simple and effective explanations of the major Maori gods.Robyn introduces the pantheon of Maori gods, and explains the arena of life for which each deity is responsible. For example:Tumatauenga is the greatest warrior atua. His powers are extreme strength and courage. He fights for truth and justice.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.

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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