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Traditional Māori stories

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Published by Reed in Birkenhead, Auckland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore.,
  • Maori language -- Texts.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMāori stories.
    Statementintroduced and translated by Margaret Orbell.
    ContributionsOrbell, Margaret Rose.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR375 .T73 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1502421M
    ISBN 100790002248
    LC Control Number93181109

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. New Zealand literature - New Zealand literature - Modern Maori literature: Until the s there was almost no connection between the classical Maori tradition, preserved largely as a historical record, and the development of a postcolonial English-language literature of New Zealand. When Maori writers began to appear after World War II, they wrote in English, and the most notable of them knew.

      Peter's stories will never lose their relevancy for New Zealand children, and many of his stories have been made into short films that are played on Maori Television. In , Peter was awarded the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book for How Maui Slowed the Sun. Peter passed away on J Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Traditional Maori Legends: Nga Tai Korero by Warren Pohatu (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay! Whale RiderPolynesian PeopleMaori ArtKiwianaArt FormsIllustration ArtIllustrationsMauiNew Art.8 pins.

      Watch amazing Animated Fairy Tales playlist including Little Red Riding Hood, Three Little Pigs,, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White Rapunzel, The Gingerbread Man.   Second that: The Illustrated Dictionary of Maori Myth and Legend by Margaret Orbell is concise and very useful. You might also like The Old-Time Maori by Makareti and The Coming of the Maori by Te Rangi Hiroa / Sir Peter Buck. For Ngai Tahu stories and lore, Tikao Talks: Ka Taoka O Te Ao Kohatu, told by Teone Taare Tikao to Herries Beattie is excellent but might be difficult to find.


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