Ngā rauemi Reo - Language resources
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Swim The story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai
Swim The story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai - Retold by Chris Szekely This is a timeless love story. 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. This book is hardcover and is written in English
Haka - By Patricia Grace
This is the story of the great Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha and how he came to compose the haka 'Ka Mate, Ka Mate'.
This children's story is the story behind the haka which has become recognisable the world over by being performed by New Zealand teams at national and international rugby and other sporting events.
Waiata Mai (CD and Book)
Waiata Mai (CD and Book) - By Aunty Bea Illustrations By Kat Quin MerewhetherWaiata Mai is a bilingual children’s song book and CD, with songs Beatrice (Aunty Bea) has written over the years. Waiata Mai has 18 tracks, some are old New Zealand favourites such as A E I OU, Mā is white and Oma rapeti.
Songs for bubbas
Songs for bubbas - By Anika MoaThe cheeky and beautiful songwriter Anika Moa returns with her fifth album full of songs about love, laughter and ...animal noises! Songs For Bubba’s will capture the hearts and imagination of every child in Aotearoa! The album is half Maori, half English being both educational whilst engaging Moa to continue her Maori language through song. The 10 track album includes two covers, the popular and beautiful ‘Oma Rapeti’ and Anika’s own take on ‘You Are My Sunshine’. These songs will be enjoyed in every primary school and kindy around the country for years to come.
How Maui found the secret of fire
How Maui found the secret of fire - By Peter GossageMaui is forced to go on the hunt for the secret of fire after putting out all the fires on the pa. After travelling for many miles with just his friends the birds for company, he comes to the volcano where his Aunty Mahuika, the Goddess of Fire, lives. After tricking her out of all her flaming fingernails Maui must take back the secret of fire so no one will go without ever again. Illustrated in Peter Gossage's unique, vibrant style and a NZ classic in the telling of Maui legends. This book is written in English.
The fish of Maui
The fish of Maui By Peter GossageMaui's jealous brothers don't want him to come fishing with them. Maui is cleverer than they are, however, and not only does he trick them, but he catches the best fish of all. This is the story of how Maui fished up the North Island of NZ (Te Ika a Maui). This book is written in English
How Maui slowed the sun
How Maui slowed the sun - By Peter Gossage Faced with the very short days and very long nights, Maui comes up with a plan to slow the sun’s passage through the sky. With the help of his brothers, Maui sets out for the home of the sun to catch it and make it move more slowly. This book is written in English