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Ko Mauao te Maunga – Legend of Mauao

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Ko Mauao te Maunga: Legend of Mauao – Written By Debbie McCauley Illustrated By Debbie Tipuna Translated By Tamati Waaka

A retelling of the traditional Legend of Mauao.

The history of Mauao, along with the legend, is one of heartbreak and struggle, but also one of endurance, strength and unity. Mauao stands guard at the entrance to Te Awanui, the Tauranga Harbour.

At over two million years old, he is a tipuna and sacred taonga, manifesting both the past and the present, as well as giving us hope for the future.

This bilingual picture book includes a glossary and pronunciation guide, Mauao facts, a Mauao timeline, important places on Mauao, oral traditions and activities for children. There is also a big book version available here, ideal for reading aloud in the classroom and kura kaupapa.

Format: This book is a Hard cover.

Language: This book is written in English and te reo Māori (Bilingual).

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