Legends of Ngātoro-i-rangi / Karen Taiaroa-Smithies & Mervyn Taiaroa.Material type: TextLanguage: English, Maori Publication details: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 2006Description: 72 p. : col. ill., maps ; 30 cmISBN: 9781869484316; 1869484312Other title: Legends of NgātoroirangiSubject(s): Tales -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Ngatoroirangi (Legendary character) -- Legends -- Children's nonfiction | Ngāti Tūwharetoa (New Zealand people) | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.20993
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 72).
Who was Ngātoro-i-rangi? -- Ngātoro-i-rangi's journey to Aotearoa -- Ngātoro-i-rangi celebrates his arrival in Aotearoa -- Ngātoro-i-rangi's battle with Tama-o-hoi -- Ngātoro-i-rangi's journey to Taupo -- Ngātoro-i-rangi's battle with Hape-ki-tua-rangi -- Ngātoro-i-rangi's climb to claim the mountain -- Ngātoro-i-rangi answers Tamatea's cry for help -- Ngātoro-i-rangi and the curse of Manaia -- Ngātoro-i-rangi and Tuwharetoa.
Ngātoro-i-rangi of Te Awara canoe was a respected and much loved revered tohunga (priest). His skills included legendary navigational knowledge, which greatly assisted his journey to Aotearoa. The stories of Ngātoro-i-rangi are stories of courage and bravery during times of danger, stories of lore and symbols handed down over generations; and they are stories of whanau, connections to the gods and amazing feats. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
In English, with some Māori text.