Land of the Long White Cloud : Māori myths, tales and legends / [selected by] Kiri Te Kanawa ; illustrated by Michael Foreman.

Contributor(s): Te Kanawa, Kiri [editor.] | Foreman, Michael, 1938- [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: engmao Publication details: Auckland, N.Z. : Viking, 1989Description: 118 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cmISBN: 0670826146 (hardback)Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Folklore -- New Zealand | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.20993
Contents:
The birth of Maui -- Maui and the great fish -- Maui tames the sun -- Kupe's discovery of Aotearoa -- Hinemoa and Tutanekai -- Kahukura and the fairies -- The talking Taniwha of Rotorua -- Te Kanawa and the visitors by firelight -- Mataora and Niwareka in the underworld -- Legends about lakes, rivers and trees. The enchanted hunting-ground -- The trees of the forest -- Lake Te Anau -- Hotu-puku -- Putawai -- Rona and the legend of the moon -- Hutu and Pare -- Three little bird legends. The ground parrot and the albatross -- Kakariki and Kaka -- Maui and the birds.
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Simultaneously published London : Pavilion.

The birth of Maui -- Maui and the great fish -- Maui tames the sun -- Kupe's discovery of Aotearoa -- Hinemoa and Tutanekai -- Kahukura and the fairies -- The talking Taniwha of Rotorua -- Te Kanawa and the visitors by firelight -- Mataora and Niwareka in the underworld -- Legends about lakes, rivers and trees. The enchanted hunting-ground -- The trees of the forest -- Lake Te Anau -- Hotu-puku -- Putawai -- Rona and the legend of the moon -- Hutu and Pare -- Three little bird legends. The ground parrot and the albatross -- Kakariki and Kaka -- Maui and the birds.

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