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The pōrangi boy / Shilo Kino.

By: Kino, Shilo.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Huia Publishers, 2020Description: 251 pages : 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775503996.Subject(s): Taniwha -- Juvenile fiction | Habitat conservation -- New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Juvenile fiction | Taniwha | Kaitiakitanga | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamarikiGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. Summary: "Twelve-year-old Niko lives in Pohe Bay, a small, rural town with a sacred hot spring and a taniwha named Taukere. The government plan to build a prison here and destroy the home of the taniwha which has divided the community. Some are against it, but others see it as an opportunity. Niko is worried about the land and Taukere, but who will listen to him? He's an ordinary boy who's laughed at, bullied, and called p�orangi, crazy, for believing in the taniwha. But it's Niko who has to convince the community that Taukere is real, unite wh�anau in protest against the prison and stand up to the bullies"--Publisher information.
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Childrens Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Children's Fiction
Children's Fiction KINO Checked out 21/05/2021 T00831508
Childrens Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Children's Fiction
Children's Fiction KINO Checked out 05/06/2021 T00831509
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"Twelve-year-old Niko lives in Pohe Bay, a small, rural town with a sacred hot spring and a taniwha named Taukere. The government plan to build a prison here and destroy the home of the taniwha has divided the community. Some are against it, but others see it as an opportunity. Niko is worried about the land and Taukere, but who will listen to him? Hés an ordinary boy whós laughed at, bullied, and called p¿rangi, crazy, for believing in the taniwha. But its Niko who has to convince the community that Taukere is real, unite whnau in protest against the prison and stand up to the bullies"--Publisher information.

Novel for children.

"Twelve-year-old Niko lives in Pohe Bay, a small, rural town with a sacred hot spring and a taniwha named Taukere. The government plan to build a prison here and destroy the home of the taniwha which has divided the community. Some are against it, but others see it as an opportunity. Niko is worried about the land and Taukere, but who will listen to him? He's an ordinary boy who's laughed at, bullied, and called p�orangi, crazy, for believing in the taniwha. But it's Niko who has to convince the community that Taukere is real, unite wh�anau in protest against the prison and stand up to the bullies"--Publisher information.