The promise of Puanga : helper to the Whānau Matariki / author: Kirsty Wadsworth ; illustrator: Munro Te Whata.

By: Wadsworth, Kirsty [author.]
Contributor(s): Te Whata, Munro [illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland : Scholastic New Zealand Limited, 2019Description: 1 volume of unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 25 x 24 cmISBN: 9781775435815; 1775435814Subject(s): New Year -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Rites and ceremonies -- Children's picture books | Winter -- Children's picture books | Puanga | Takurua | Matariki | Tikanga | Whanaungatanga | Whānau | Ira wahine | Orion (Constellation) -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children. DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "There is a bright new star in the winter sky -- Puanga, cousin to the Matariki sisters. Each year, she appears to the people of Aotearoa, a special sign (for those unable to see Matariki) that winter and the Māori new year are coming. With themes of friendship, family, Māori tradition and the empowerment of young women"--Publisher information.
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Picture story book for children.

"There is a bright new star in the winter sky -- Puanga, cousin to the Matariki sisters. Each year, she appears to the people of Aotearoa, a special sign (for those unable to see Matariki) that winter and the Māori new year are coming. With themes of friendship, family, Māori tradition and the empowerment of young women"--Publisher information.

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