Meariki : te rapunga i te pono / nā Helen Pearse-Otene rāua ko Andrew Burdan.

By: Pearse-Otene, Helen [author.]
Contributor(s): Burdan, Andrew [author,, illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Waituhi o Matawehi: Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 25 cmISBN: 9781775501893 :; 9781775501893; 1775501892Subject(s): Pakiwaituhi | Ao wairua | Matakite | Te Ao Tāwhito | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Children's fiction | Pakiwaitara | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamarikiDDC classification: 741.5993 Summary: "This graphic novel in te reo Māori is about Meariki, a slave who serves a chief's only daughter, Hineamuru. When Hineamuru is abducted by a warlock, Meariki and Pēhi, a young warrior and Hineamuru's lover, go on a hazardous journey to rescue Hineamuru. Pēhi is brave but arrogant, while Meariki is clever and resourceful, and the journey's success rests on her. During the adventure, Pēhi and Meariki uncover hidden truths, and Meariki realises that in saving Hineamuru, her own true destiny will be revealed"--Publisher information.
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Junior Māoritanga Manaia LibraryPlus
Children's
Māoritanga PEAR (Browse shelf) Available i2147357
Junior Graphic Novels Pātea LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Fiction INDIE (Browse shelf) Available i2147356
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Graphic fantasy novel for young adults set in pre-European times.

"This graphic novel in te reo Māori is about Meariki, a slave who serves a chief's only daughter, Hineamuru. When Hineamuru is abducted by a warlock, Meariki and Pēhi, a young warrior and Hineamuru's lover, go on a hazardous journey to rescue Hineamuru. Pēhi is brave but arrogant, while Meariki is clever and resourceful, and the journey's success rests on her. During the adventure, Pēhi and Meariki uncover hidden truths, and Meariki realises that in saving Hineamuru, her own true destiny will be revealed"--Publisher information.

Intermediate, junior secondary.

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