Ngā waituhi o Rēhua

Ngā waituhi o Rēhua

nā Katerina Te Heikōkō Mataira

Book - 2012 | Maori
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"Follows four teenagers living on Rēhua, a planet settled after Earth is destroyed by ecological disasters and global war. The four raise hōkio, giant mystical birds, which take them on flights to explore their new world. On one flight, they discover an island with another colony of people and are given a quest to interpret a message drawn on cave walls. Deciphering the symbols leads them to appease a gargantuan octopus and help the Tūehu, fair-skinned sea fairies, who have discovered a way to return to Earth"--Publisher information. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Huia Publishers, 2012.
Branch Call Number: 899.4423 MAT
Characteristics: xii, 379 p. ;,ill., map ;,24 cm. +,1 audio DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Custom Field2: Novel for young adults in Māori.
Stories originally published for the Ministry of Education as individual titles: Rēhua (2006); Hōkio (2008); Maungaroa (2009); and, Hokingaroa (2010).
Accompanied by audio DVD.
Rēhua -- Hōkio -- Maungaroa -- Hokingaroa.
Text in Māori.

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A science fantasy novel written with Katerina Mataira’s flair for te reo Māori. This story follows the adventures of four teens- Tamatea, Tīpare, Te Aomānia, Rakai- and the wonderful, mystical creatures they discover on the planet Rēhua where they have settled, following Earth’s destruction by wa... Read More »

A teenage science fantasy novel in te reo Māori, also available as an e-book.

Young adult fiction. This science fantasy novel follows four teenagers and the creatures they encounter living on Rēhua, a planet settled after Earth is destroyed by war and ecological disasters.

Written in te reo Māori. Four teenagers on Rēhua, a planet settled after Earth is destroyed by ecological disasters and global war, explore their new world and fulfil a quest. Written in te reo Māori and also available as an ebook.


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