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Nga Atua

Maori Gods

Kahukiwa Robyn



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Oratia Books
22 June 2017
A book to treasure for young and old, Robyn Kahukiwa'sNga Atua: Maori Gods takes the reader on a beautiful visual journey while imparting simple and effective explanations of the major Maori gods.

Robyn introduces the pantheon of Maori gods, and explains the arena of life for which each deity is responsible. For example:

Tumatauenga is the greatest warrior atua. His powers are extreme strength and courage. He fights for truth and justice.

This book is a beautiful introduction to some of the unique deities that are part of Aotearoa New Zealand's cultural story, and affirms their continued relevance today.
By:   Kahukiwa Robyn
Imprint:   Oratia Books
Country of Publication:   New Zealand
Edition:   2nd Enlarged edition
Dimensions:   Height: 270mm,  Width: 210mm,  Spine: 9mm
ISBN:   9780947506261
ISBN 10:   0947506268
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   22 June 2017
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Robyn Kahukiwa (Ngati Porou, Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) is one of Aotearoa/New Zealand's most important contemporary Maori artists. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and is in numerous art galleries, museums and private collections. She has written and illustrated numerous children's picture books.

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