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Tāhoe : he pakiwaitara mō Hinemoa rāua ko Tūtānekai / ko te kōrero nā Chris Szekely ; ko ngā pikitia nā Andrew Burdan ; ko te whakamāori nā Scotty Morrison.

By: Szekely, Chris [author.].
Contributor(s): Burdan, Andrew [author,, illustrator.] | Szekely, Chris. Swim [author.] | Morrison, Scotty [author,, translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781775501053 :.Uniform titles: Swim. Māori Subject(s): Te Arawa (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Love -- Folklore | Determination (Personality trait) -- Folklore | Pukapuka whakaahua | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamariki | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.208999442 Summary: "This Te Arawa Māori traditional story tells of two lovers forbidden to meet who find a way to be together. In the legend, Hinemoa lives by Lake Rotorua and Tūtānekai on the island, Mokoia. Hinemoa falls in love when Tūtānekai plays the flute, but Hinemoa's father considers him unsuitable. They vow to be together, and every night on the island, Tūtānekai plays his flute to guide Hinemoa to him. With no canoe, Hinemoa must swim the lake with mystical creatures in it to be with Tūtānekai. ... [A] sophisticated picture book"--Publisher information.
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Māoritanga SZEK (Browse shelf) Available i2121869
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In the legend, Hinemoa lives by Lake Rotorua and Tutanekai on the island, Mokoia. Hinemoa falls in love when Tutanekai plays the flute, but Hinemoa's father considers him unsuitable. They vow to be together, and every night on the island,Tutanekai plays his flute to guide Hinemoa to him. With no canoe, Hinemoa must swim the lake with mystical creatures in it to be with Tutanekai. The book is available in Maori and English language versions.

"This Te Arawa Māori traditional story tells of two lovers forbidden to meet who find a way to be together. In the legend, Hinemoa lives by Lake Rotorua and Tūtānekai on the island, Mokoia. Hinemoa falls in love when Tūtānekai plays the flute, but Hinemoa's father considers him unsuitable. They vow to be together, and every night on the island, Tūtānekai plays his flute to guide Hinemoa to him. With no canoe, Hinemoa must swim the lake with mystical creatures in it to be with Tūtānekai. ... [A] sophisticated picture book"--Publisher information.

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