The forgotten taniwha / Robyn Kahukiwa.

By: Kahukiwa, Robyn, 1940- [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Puffin, 2009Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cmISBN: 9780143520030 Subject(s): Taniwha -- Children's nonfiction | PakiwaitaraSummary: The people who live in the pā below his cave call him Ngākau Pono, Loyal Heart, and he has been looking after the people for hundreds of years. When the Pākehā arrive in New Zealand, Ngākau Pono's people start to leave the pā. With no one left to look after, the taniwha sleeps for weeks and months and years until, finally, the sound of the karanga wakes him. The people have returned to the pā and he is not the forgotten taniwha any more.
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Children's Non Fiction 398 MYTHS & LEGENDS (Browse shelf) Checked out 16/08/2021 I2077838
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Picture story book for children.

Published simultaneously in Māori.

The people who live in the pā below his cave call him Ngākau Pono, Loyal Heart, and he has been looking after the people for hundreds of years. When the Pākehā arrive in New Zealand, Ngākau Pono's people start to leave the pā. With no one left to look after, the taniwha sleeps for weeks and months and years until, finally, the sound of the karanga wakes him. The people have returned to the pā and he is not the forgotten taniwha any more.

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