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Navigating the stars : Māori creation myths / Witi Ihimaera.

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Auckland] : Penguin Random House New Zealand., 2020Copyright date: © 2020Description: 432 pages : illustrations (some colour), map ; 25 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780143774990
  • 0143774999
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 398.208999442 23
Summary: "Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into the firmament, Hine-titama downinto the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores ... From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way"--Publisher information.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Māoritanga Hāwera LibraryPlus Non Fiction Non Fiction 398.2089 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available I2204081
Māoritanga Pātea LibraryPlus Non Fiction Non Fiction 398.2089 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available I2204080
Māoritanga Stratford Non Fiction Māoritanga 398.2089 IHI (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available A00881703
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into the firmament, Hine-titama downinto the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores ... From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way"--Publisher information.

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