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The taniwha of Wellington Harbour / Moira Wairama ; illustrated by Bruce Potter.

By: Wairama, Moira, 1952-.
Contributor(s): Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) | Potter, Bruce (Illustrator) | Potter, Bruce (ill.) [author.] | Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) [author.] | Potter, Bruce | Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) | Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Puffin, 2011Description: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143504498 (pbk.); 0143504495 (pbk.).Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature | Taniwha -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Wellington Harbour -- Juvenile literature | Taniwha | Pūrākau | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Taniwha -- Folklore | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Wellington Harbour | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Wellington Harbour -- Juvenile fiction | Pu?ra?kau | Taniwha -- Juvenile fiction | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Wellington Harbour | Purakau | Taniwha -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Maori--Folklore--Children's non-fiction | Folklore--New Zealand--Children's non-fiction | Maori (New Zealand people) Folklore | Taniwha Folklore | Folklore New Zealand Wellington Harbour | Taniwha. reo | Purakau. reo | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature | Maori (New Zealand People) -- Folklore | Taniwha -- Folklore | Maori Language Materials | Taniwha | Pūrākau | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's picture book | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Wellington Harbour -- Children's picture bookGenre/Form: Picture books | Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: Cz398.2
Contents:
Also available in Māori. -Retelling of the legend of how Wellington Harbour was created. 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. Suggested level: junior, primary.
Whataitai and Ngake are two taniwha who live in a beautiful lake. One day Ngake breaks free to the ocean and leaves his friend behind. His actions have far-reaching consequences that shape the landscape of New Zealand's capital city.
Summary: Retelling of the legend of how Wellington Harbour was created. 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, however when Ngake gets bored and decides to break free into the ocean his actions have far reaching consequences and help shape the landscape of our capital city. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Discover the dramatic legend of how Wellington Harbour was created.

Whataitai and Ngake are two taniwha who live in a beautiful lake.
But one day Ngake breaks free to the ocean and leaves his friend behind.
His actions have far-reaching consequences that shape the landscape of New Zealand's capital city.

Also published in Māori as Ngā taniwha i Te Whanga-nui-a-tara.

Also available in Māori. -Retelling of the legend of how Wellington Harbour was created. 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. Suggested level: junior, primary.

Whataitai and Ngake are two taniwha who live in a beautiful lake. One day Ngake breaks free to the ocean and leaves his friend behind. His actions have far-reaching consequences that shape the landscape of New Zealand's capital city.

Retelling of the legend of how Wellington Harbour was created. 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, however when Ngake gets bored and decides to break free into the ocean his actions have far reaching consequences and help shape the landscape of our capital city. Suggested level: junior, primary.

Suitable for 2 - 5 years

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