Navigating the stars : Māori creation myths / Witi Ihimaera.

By: Ihimaera, Witi Tame, 1944- [author,, editor.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Auckland] : Penguin Random House New Zealand., 2020Copyright date: © 2020Description: 432 pages : illustrations (some colour), map ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143774990; 0143774999Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Creation | Tales -- New Zealand | Pūrākau | Kōrero nehe | Ōrokohanga o te aoDDC classification: 398.208999442 Summary: "Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into the firmament, Hine-titama downinto the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores ... From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way"--Publisher information.
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Māoritanga Stratford
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Non Fiction 398.2089 (Browse shelf) Checked out 05/02/2021 I2204081
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Non Fiction 398.2089 (Browse shelf) Available I2204080
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into the firmament, Hine-titama downinto the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores ... From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way"--Publisher information.

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