Paterson, Malcolm, 1975-

The tunnel in our backyard / Malcolm Paterson ; illustrated by Hana Maihi. - 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 29 cm - Sharing our stories . - Sharing our stories (Auckland, N.Z.) .

Picture story book for children.

Includes bibliographical references.

Jennifer and her whānau travel to Te Atatu to help her cousin Tui move house to Mount Albert. The cousins discover the local history of the area when the adults plant seedlings along Oakley Creek. They learn about Matariki, and follow in the footsteps of the ancestor Ruarangi from Mount Albert down to Meola Reef in Point Chevalier.

Junior, primary National Library of New Zealand.


In English with some Māori.

9780947506049 0947506047

Oratia Media, 783 West Coast Rd., Oratia, Auckland 0604, N.Z. ; www.oratiamedia.com


Māori (New Zealand people)--History--Children's picture books.
Tunnels--Children's picture books.
Matariki.
Tūpuna.
Cousins--Children's picture books.
Kōrero nehe.
Pakiwaitara


Auckland (N.Z.)--History--Children's picture books.


Children's stories, New Zealand.
Picture books for children.

NZ823.3

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