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Te Rauparaha : legend of Aotearoa / retold by Maureen Cavanagh ; illustrated by Bruce Potter.

By: Cavanagh, Maureen.
Contributor(s): Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) | Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) [illustrator.] | Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) [author.] | Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) illus | Potter, Bruce (Bruce Anthony) | Potter, Bruce.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Puffin, 2008Description: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143502937 (pbk.) :; 014350293X (pbk.).Subject(s): Te Rauparaha, 1770?-1849 -- Juvenile fiction | Te Rauparaha, 1770?-1849 -- Juvenile literature | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Juvenile fiction | Battles -- Juvenile fiction | Kōrero nehe | Māori -- Juvenile literature | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Juvenile literature | Battles -- Juvenile literature | Children's stories, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Te Rauparaha, 1770?-1849 Juvenile fiction | Te Rauparaha, 1770?-1849 Fiction | Battles Fiction | South Island (N.Z.) History Fiction | Korero nehe. reo | South Island (N.Z.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction | South Island (N.Z.) -- History -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Children's nonfiction. | Children's fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: Fictionalized account of the life of Te Rauparaha who was the chief of Ngāti Toa during the 1820s, when Ngāti Toa was driven from Kawhia by the allied forces of Waikato and Maniapoto. Under the leadership of Te Rauparaha, Ngāti Toa walked southwards. They travelled many kilometres over swamps, rivers, mountains, valleys, forests and foreshore. They eventually made Kapiti Island their new home. Suggested level: primary.
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Te Rauparaha was the chief of Ngati Toa during the 1820s, when Ngati Toa was driven from Kawhia by the allied forces of Waikato and Maniapoto. Under the leadership of Te Rauparaha, Ngati Toa walked southwards. They travelled many kilometres over swamps, rivers, mountains, valleys, forests and foreshore. They eventually made Kapiti Island their new home. This story has been beautifully retold by Maureen Cavanagh.

Picture story book for children.

Fictionalized account of the life of Te Rauparaha who was the chief of Ngāti Toa during the 1820s, when Ngāti Toa was driven from Kawhia by the allied forces of Waikato and Maniapoto. Under the leadership of Te Rauparaha, Ngāti Toa walked southwards. They travelled many kilometres over swamps, rivers, mountains, valleys, forests and foreshore. They eventually made Kapiti Island their new home. Suggested level: primary.

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