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Matariki – by Melanie Drewery, Illustrated by Bruce Potter

‘Tonight we have to go to bed really early,’ said Mum. ‘Tomorrow morning we are going to have a surprise.’
But what event would be so special to get you up in the middle of a cold New Zealand winter?
Matariki is rising and the New Year is on its way.

A family celebrate the Māori New Year and talk about what Matariki means to different people.

Format: This book is a Paper back

Language: This book is written in English

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About the Author

Melanie Drewery (Ngāti Māhangā) is a children’s author best known for her Nanny Mihi series. In a varied career Melanie has worked as a potter and jeweller also a children’s librarian, a preschool supervisor, a teacher at a High School an educational book representative and a freelance journalist.

Other books Melanie has written are available here:

Nanny Mihi and the bellbird

Nanny Mihi and the rainbow

Nanny Mihi’s medicine – Ngā rongoā a Nanny Mihi


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