How Māui defied the Goddess of Death / Peter Gossage.

By: Gossage, Peter, 1946-2016 [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin, 2012Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cmISBN: 9780143505624 ; 0868660914 Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Maui (Polynesian deity) -- Children's nonfiction | Hinenui-te-Pō | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.208999442 Summary: The story of how Māui wonders what it would be like to live forever. He enters the Goddess of Death and discovers stars, heavens and the gods. Missing his people, he is sent home by the highest goddess, Rehua, who gives him the special gift of being able to transform himself. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Māoritanga 398 MYTHS AND LEGENDS (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Checked out 31/08/2022 I2181726
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Children's Non Fiction 398 MYTHS & LEGENDS (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available I2117277
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Previously published: Reed, 2005.

The story of how Māui wonders what it would be like to live forever. He enters the Goddess of Death and discovers stars, heavens and the gods. Missing his people, he is sent home by the highest goddess, Rehua, who gives him the special gift of being able to transform himself. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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