Te tohorā whakamutunga / nā Renée Hapimarika van de Weert ; nā Anton Petrov ngā whakaahua.

By: Van de Weert, Renée Hapimarika [author.]Contributor(s): Petrov, Anton, 1977- [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: Maori Original language: English Publication details: Tāmaki-makau-rau [Aotearoa] : Reed, 2001Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cmISBN: 1869487109; 9781869487102Uniform titles: Last whale. Māori Subject(s): Jones, Maaka -- Childhood and youth -- Children's picture books | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Children's picture books | Whaling -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Wēra | Pukapuka whakaahua | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamariki | Pakiwaitara | Bay of Plenty (N.Z. : Region) -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, Māori. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children. DDC classification: 899.442 LOC classification: GR760.W5V3616 2001Awards: New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2002 finalist.Abstract: "On a hot summer day Riwia and her classmates hear the call from the lookouts stationed around the village, a whale has entered the bay. As the men race to launch their boats and battle the whale, Riwia faces her own conflict and feelings she doesn't quite understand."--Back cover. Story set in the eastern Bay of Plenty in the 1920's, and based on the childhood memories of Maaka Jones of Whānau a Apanui. Suggested level: primary.
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Picture story book for children.

Published simultaneously in English.

"On a hot summer day Riwia and her classmates hear the call from the lookouts stationed around the village, a whale has entered the bay. As the men race to launch their boats and battle the whale, Riwia faces her own conflict and feelings she doesn't quite understand."--Back cover. Story set in the eastern Bay of Plenty in the 1920's, and based on the childhood memories of Maaka Jones of Whānau a Apanui. Suggested level: primary.

Maori language materials. Published simultaneously in English.

New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2002 finalist.

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