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Myths & legends of Aotearoa

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Myths & legends of Aotearoa: 15 timeless tales of New Zealand – retold by Annie Rae Te Ake Ake

Fifteen timeless and essential Māori myths and legends are retold by gifted storyteller Annie Rae Te Ake Ake in this stunning, one-of-a-kind treasury. Illustrated by young Kiwi artists, this classic collection is a testament to the many and vibrant cultures of Aotearoa past, present and future.

Contents of this pukapuka: The legend of creation, Uenuku and the Mist Maiden, The Great fish of Māui, Rona & the moon, The legend of Hinemoa and Tūtānekai, Rata and the tōtara tree, The legend of Mauao, Pania of the reef, The legend of Waikaremoana, Māui and the fingers of fire, Hatupatu and the bird woman, The lone fairy of Pirongia, Māui and the sun, The kuia and her faithful dog, The battle of the mountains.

Format: This book is a Hardcover.

Language: This book is written in English

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About the Author:

Annie Rae Te Ake Ake (Ngati Tuwharetoa, Ngati Tanginui and Ngati Maru) lives in Tauranga. Annie is an author, storyteller, dramatist, singer, motivational speaker and a teacher who brings Māori myths and legends vividly to life in writing, on video, in teaching resources and as a visitor to schools.


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