Pīkiwhara MEGA Bundle

The MEGA bundle pack to entertain and inspire whānau!

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The MEGA bundle pack to entertain and inspire whānau!

Ako Pānui by Huia PublishersFive first readers in te reo Māori that teach pre-schoolers numbers, colours, shapes, words and simple sentences. RRP $20

Santa's Worst Christmas by Huia Publishers. Santa's cancelled Christmas and he's quit! The kids in the story come up with a clever plan to get Santa back in the sleigh! An Aotearoa Christmas picture book. RRP $20

The Bomb by Sacha Cotter and illustrator Josh Morgan. A story about being true to yourself, a boy searches for the the secret to doing the perfect dive bomb. Winner of the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Supreme Award and the Picture Book Award at the 2019 Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. RRP: $23

Rona by Chris Szekely. Rona is adventurous and loves having fun, but when Jessie comes to stay, Rona's mischief gets her in a tangle. 

Awatea and the Kawa Gang by Fraser Smith. Awatea is staying with his grandparents at the beach. He's got lots of time to have adventures with Carrot, the talking parrot. When keeping an eye on a pair of leopard seals, Awatea and Carrot notice signs of poachers and work out a with a plan to stop them. RRP $25

The Pōrangi Boy by Shilo Kino. In Niko's small town, they're talking about building a prison over sacred land and destroying the home of a taniwha. Niko wants to stop it, but he's just the nobody kids everyone thinks is crazy, pōrangi. He's the one who's laughed at and bullied. Who's going to listen to him? RRP $25

Legacy by Whiti Hereaka. Imagine waking up in 1915 and serving in WW1, in the Māori Battalion as your tīpuna. This is an award-winning WW1 timeslip novel. RRP $25

Flight of the Fantail by Steph Matuku. A bus crash in remote bush leaves teenagers struggling to survive. RRP $35

Tōku Whenua by Huia Publishers. Illustrated by Josh Morgan. A poster-size map of Aotearoa giving Māori names for citiies and significant features of the country. RRP $25

Matariki: The Star of the Year by Rangi Matamua. An exploration of traditional meanings of Matariki and understandings of Matariki in a modern context. RRP $35

Living By The Moon: Te Maramataka a te Whānau-ā-Apanui nā Wiremu Tāwhai. A book in te reo Māori and English that discusses the maramataka or lunar month according to Te Whānau-ā-Apanui traditional knowledge. RRP $25

Tikanga Māori: Living by Māori Values by Hirini Moko Mead. A comprehensive discussion of Māori custom and its application to contemporary issues and situations. RRP $45

A Māori Reference Grammar by Ray Harlow. A grammar reference for advance learners, native speakers and teachers of te reo Māori. RRP $45





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  • Format: Softback
  • Language: Māori and English
  • Publication Date: 30 Nov 2020

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Huia Publishers

This book was either translated or put together by staff of Huia Publishers.The stories in our Huia Short Stories collections are written by various Māori authors who have been selected as finalists in the short story in Māori or English, or novel extract sections in our biennial Pikihuia Awards writing competition.Read more about Huia Publishers o... Read More

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Rangi Matamua

Dr Rangi Matamua (Tūhoe) is a professor at the University of Waikato, and his research fields are Māori astronomy and star lore, Māori culture, and Māori language development, research and revitalisation. He travels extensively throughout the country giving public lectures about Matariki and Māori Astronomy.Follow Rangi on Facebook Read More

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Steph Matuku

Steph Matuku (Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Tama, Te Atiawa) is a freelance writer from Taranaki. She enjoys writing stories for young people and her work has appeared on the page, stage and screen. Her first two novels, Flight of the Fantail and Whetū Toa and the Magician were Storylines Notable Books. Whetū Toa and the Magician was a finalist at the 2019 ... Read More

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Chris Szekely

Chris Szekely was appointed the Chief Librarian of the Alexander Turnbull Library in 2007 and is the first Māori person to hold this position. He was previously City Librarian at the Manukau City Council, where he headed one of the largest and fastest growing public library services in New Zealand. He was also instrumental in setting up Te Rōpū Wha... Read More

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Hirini Moko Mead

Sir Hirini Moko Mead (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Tūhourangi) is a prominent Māori writer and commentator. Author of over 70 books, papers and articles, he was Foundation Professor of Māori Studies at Victoria University and was closely involved in establishing the Māori university Te Whare Wānangā o Awanuiārangi in Whakatāne. A scholar of rare ex... Read More

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Whiti Hereaka

Whiti Hereaka (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa) is a playwright, novelist, screenwriter and a barrister and solicitor. She holds a Masters in Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) from the International Institute of Modern Letters, Victoria University and is a trustee of the Māori Literature Trust. She has had many plays produced for the stage, and in 2012 s... Read More

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Sacha Cotter

Sacha Cotter has a Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning, and spent six years teaching in New Zealand and Spain. She has completed several film courses, and her screenplay Wasabi Peas was a semi-finalist in the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in 2013. Sacha is currently teaching. Keys/Ngā Kī is Sacha’s first book and has been a finalist and wi... Read More

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Wiremu Tawhai

Wiremu Tāwhai (Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Te Whakatōhea, Ngāti Awa) was a teacher of language and culture, a scholar, an author, actor and a broadcaster. An elder of Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, he learned traditional knowledge from a young age and was acknowledged as an expert on oral literature and marae protocols and an authority on maramataka, the Māori calend... Read More

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Ray Harlow

Dr Ray Harlow was Professor of Linguistics at the University of Waikato and a foundation member of Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, The Māori Language Commission. He has taught Māori grammar at undergraduate and master's levels and has had over forty years' study of the Māori language, focusing on the structure, relationship to other Polynesian langu... Read More

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Fraser Smith

Fraser Smith is principal of Oturu School in Kaitāia, a Green-Gold Enviroschool where the curriculum is delivered in a hands-on, practical way, supported by the community. The school has beehives, chickens, fruit trees, vegetable gardens and a registered kitchen. Fraser is a keen fisherman and sailor who knows how to live from the resources of the ... Read More

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Shilo Kino

Shilo Kino (Ngā Puhi, Tainui) is a journalist who works for Marae. She has had her work published in the New Zealand Herald, The Spinoff, The Pantograph Punch, The Guardian, Stuff and Huia Short Stories collections and was a participant in the 2018 Te Papa Tupu writing programme. Shilo is fluent in Mandarin, has lived in Hong Kong and is a member o... Read More

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