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The taniwha of Wellington harbour

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The taniwha of Wellington harbour – written by Moira Wairama, illustrated by Bruce Potter

In ancient times in Aotearoa, there was a beautiful lake in which there dwelt two monstrous taniwha. Their names were Whataitai and Ngake. Whataitai and Ngake are two taniwha living in a beautiful lake. But when Ngake gets bored and decides to break free to the ocean his actions have far reaching consequences and help shape the landscape of our capital city. ‘

Discover the dramatic legend of how Wellington Harbour was created.

Format: This book is a Paper back

Language: This book is written in English

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About the Author:

Moira Wairama is a published poet, playwright, storyteller, performer and kura kaupapa teacher, and an award-winning children’s book author.


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