The fish of Maui = Te ika a Maaui / by Peter Gossage ; translated by Merimeri Penfold.

By: Gossage, Peter, 1946-2016 [author,, illustrator.]Contributor(s): Penfold, Merimeri, 1920-2014 [author,, translator.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: engmao Publication details: Auckland, N.Z. : Lansdowne, 1981Description: [34] p. : col. ill. ; 33 cmContent type: text | still image Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143774884Subject(s): Maui (Polynesian deity) -- Children's nonfiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Māui | Atua | Reorua | PūrākauSummary: "Kahore ngā tuākana o Māui i hiahia kia haere ia i tō rātou taha ki te hī, he hae nō rātou. Heoi anō, ka mau i a Māui atamai te ika whakamīharo katoa. He putanga reo Māori-reo Pākehā o tēnei tino pakiwiatara o Aotearoa = Māui's jealous brothers don't want him to come fishing with them. But clever Māui catches the best fish of all. A bilingual Māori-English edition of this iconic tale of Aotearoa"--Back cover.
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Maori myth retold for children.

"Kahore ngā tuākana o Māui i hiahia kia haere ia i tō rātou taha ki te hī, he hae nō rātou. Heoi anō, ka mau i a Māui atamai te ika whakamīharo katoa. He putanga reo Māori-reo Pākehā o tēnei tino pakiwiatara o Aotearoa = Māui's jealous brothers don't want him to come fishing with them. But clever Māui catches the best fish of all. A bilingual Māori-English edition of this iconic tale of Aotearoa"--Back cover.

Parallel text in English and Maori.

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