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Hinepau – by Gavin Bishop

Hinepau has hair the colour of a sunset and eyes the colour of greenstone. The people in her village are frightened by her startling appearance. Even her weaving is different, all back to front and inside out. The people banish Hinepau from the village.

However, when disaster comes and the great volcano grows angry, it is Hinepau, the outcast, they turn to.

Format: This book is a Paper back.

Language: This book is written in English.

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About the Author/Illustrator:

Gavin Bishop is of Ngāti Pūkeko, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Mahuta & Tainui descent. He has written and illustrated many children’s books, and has won numerous awards both in New Zealand and overseas.

Other books available by Gavin Bishop include:

Maui and the Goddess of fire

Aotearoa The NZ Story

Amazing Aotearoa Activity book

Counting the stars: Four Māori myths

Taming the sun: Four Māori myths

Wildlife of Aotearoa



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