• Battle of the Mountains
    Battle of the Mountains
    Tongariro is forced to battle three strong mountains, Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki, to keep his wife, Pihanga, safe from them. This is the story of how he successfully banishes them to the positions where they stand today.


    ISBN: 9780143505631
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Gossage, Peter
    Format: Picture Flat
    Price: $19.99
  • Maori Myth and Legend Traditional Stories
    Maori Myth and Legend Traditional Stories
    The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend - many of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic, bestselling book. Written with the general reader in mind, the stories range from the creation of the world and the coming of life, death and knowledge. They incorporate the great god Tane, Maui who tamed the sun, the woman on the moon, monsters, fairies, wondrous birds and moving mountains.

    ISBN: 9780143565475
    Publication date: 27/06/2011
    Price: $25.00
    Author: Reed, A.W.
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • Maori Myths and Legendary Tales
    Maori Myths and Legendary Tales
    This book was first published in 1946 as Myths and Legends of Maoriland, and subsequently reprinted four times before the second edition was published in 1958, followed by the third edition in 1961. It went on to become one of New Zealand's most recognised books of the genre, winning an Esther Glen medal for the best children's book in 1947, and enjoyed considerable popularity in London, New York and Australia. This new edition retains the work of illustrator Dennis Turner and is presented with a stunning new cover based on the 'Rangi and Papa' mural, by highly acclaimed artist Cliff Whiting, which now hangs in the Beehive in Wellington.

    ISBN: 9781877246104
    Publication date: 01/07/1999
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Reed, A.W.
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.99
  • Traditional Maori Legends
    Traditional Maori Legends
    Nga Tai Korero means 'the currents of speech', a reference to the Maori tradition of oral storytelling. In this colourful book, Warren Pohatu retells in simple form fourteen Maori stories and myths that have been passed down over centuries - including old favourites like 'Maui and the Fish', 'Paikea and the Whale', 'Tutanekai and Hinemoa', 'Ngatoroirangi', 'Rona and the Moon', and 'Maui and the Sun'. All the stories are accompanied by Pohatu's vivid double-page illustrations.

    ISBN: 9780143503330
    Publication date: 30/06/2008
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Pohatu, Warren
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
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