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Ko Tangaroa au / ngā kōrero nā Ron Bacon ; ngā whakaahua nā Manu Smith ; nā Tahi Tait i whakamāori ; nā Charles Berryman i whakatika kupu = I am Tangaroa / retold by Ron Bacon ; illustrations by Manu Smith ; translated by Tahi Tait ; edited by Charles Berryman.

By: Bacon, Ronald Leonard, 1924-2005 [author.].
Contributor(s): Tait, Tahi | Berryman, Charles | Smith, Manu [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Bacon, Ronald Leonard. Myths of Aotearoa: Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Waiatarua Pub., 2010Edition: Bilingual ed.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781869632205 (pbk.); 1869632206 (pbk.); 0909047367 (pbk.) :.Other title: I am Tangaroa.Uniform titles: I am Tangaroa. Māori & English Subject(s): Reorua | Tangaroa | Folklore -- New Zealand | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Māori language materials -- Bilingual | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.20993 Summary: Describes Tangaroa, god of the sea, who keeps fishing boats safe, and who has all the creatures of the sea as his children. Includes notes on Māori pronunciation. Suggested level: junior.
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Tangaroa is god of the sea. Maori and English text complement each other on the same double page spread. Readers without prior knowledge of te reo Maori have an opportunity to experience these Maori stories in the indigenous language of Aotearoa New Zealand. Twelve myths and legends are retold in a simple, poetic style, similar to a traditional verbal storyteller. Stunning illustrations capture the drama, melding the natural, human and mythical worlds. Ideal for parents wishing to learn Maori with their children. A valuable classroom resource for all ages. Supports the te Reo Maori curriculum Te whakatotanga - Levels 1 and 2: Beginning to use te reo Maori). Pronunciation guide included. Maori text is in informal, conversational style.

English language version first published: 1995, as part of Waiatarua myths series. Māori language version first published: 1996, as part of Pūrākau Waiatarua series.

Describes Tangaroa, god of the sea, who keeps fishing boats safe, and who has all the creatures of the sea as his children. Includes notes on Māori pronunciation. Suggested level: junior.

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