Te Huihui o Matariki / nā Toni Rolleston-Cummins ngā kōrero ; nā Nikki Slade-Robinson ngā pikitia ; nā Hone Morris i whakamāori.

By: Rolleston-Cummins, Toni [author.]
Contributor(s): Slade-Robinson, Nikki, 1968- [author,, illustrator.] | Morris, Hone [translator.]
Material type: TextTextLanguage: Maori Original language: English Publisher: Te Whanganui a Tara, Aotearoa : Huia, ©2008Description: 25 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 30 cmISBN: 9781869693305; 1869693302Uniform titles: Seven stars of Matariki. Māori Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Children's picture books | New Year -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Magic -- Children's picture books | Matariki | Whetū | PakiwaitaraGenre/Form: Children's stories, Māori. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children. DDC classification: 899.442 LOC classification: PZ90.M34 | R58 2008Summary: When Mitai's seven handsome brothers are bewitched by seven beautiful women, Mitai seeks advice and learns that the women are patupaiarehe and must be cast far away. They are given to Urutengangana, the god of the stars, who places them in the far away heavens. Yet once a year, at winter solstice, he allows them to shine in the Eastern sky. A contemporary myth of love, magic, and adventure that celebrates Matariki. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Picture story book for children in Māori.

Published simultaneously in Māori.

When Mitai's seven handsome brothers are bewitched by seven beautiful women, Mitai seeks advice and learns that the women are patupaiarehe and must be cast far away. They are given to Urutengangana, the god of the stars, who places them in the far away heavens. Yet once a year, at winter solstice, he allows them to shine in the Eastern sky. A contemporary myth of love, magic, and adventure that celebrates Matariki. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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