Māori legends of the land : Māori tales and traditions / retold by Pita Graham ; engravings from W.L. Dittmer ; photographs by Gordon Ell.Material type: TextPublication details: Takapuna, N.Z. : Bush Press of New Zealand, 2002.Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cmISBN:
- 398.20993 21
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|Māoritanga||Manaia LibraryPlus Non Fiction||Māoritanga||398.20993 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||1||Available||I2045337|
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"Māori tales and traditions about the landmarks and places of New Zealand"--Back cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
Aotearoa/New Zealand. The fish of Maui -- Te Wai Pounamu/South Island. The canoe of the gods -- Hokianga. The returning place of Kupe -- Cape Reinga. The leaping place of the spirits -- Auckland. The volcanoes of Auckland -- North Shore. Rangitoto and Pupuke -- Tongariro. The sending of fire -- Whanganui-Taranaki. Taranaki's night march -- Volcanic Plateau. Hatupatu and the birdwoman -- Rotorua Lakes. Hinemoa and Tutanekai -- Te Uruwera. The taniwha of Waikaremoana -- Hawke's Bay. Pania of the reef -- Wellington. The two taniwha -- Raukawa/Cook Strait. The long swim -- North and south. Naming the land -- South Island. Carving the island -- Fiordland. The tattooing pit -- North Otago. The lost cargo -- Westland. The place of greenstone -- Central Otago. The monster of Wakatipu.
A collection of Māori myths and legends of the land, particularly those of famous places and landmarks, mountains, wild lands and sea coasts. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
A collection of Māori myths and legends of the land, particularly those of famous places and landmarks, mountains, wild lands and sea coasts.