Fiction

Ngā Waituhi o Rēhua

Dame Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira


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WINNER, Te Tohu o Kupu Ora (Lifetime Achievement Award), Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Book Awards, 2012
WINNER, Māori Language Award, New Zealand Post Book Awards, 2013
WINNER, Te Tohu Pounamu, LIANZA Children's Book Awards, 2013

This science fantasy novel in te reo Māori 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 here, they are given a quest to interpret hieroglyphic messages drawn on cave walls. Deciphering these symbols leads them to appease the feared tipua wheke, a gargantuan octopus, and help the Tūrehu, fair-skinned sea fairies, who have discovered a way to return to Earth.

Genre

Science Fiction/Fantasy

Pages

500

Language

Māori

Publication Date

June 4, 2012

Dimensions

150 x 230 mm

ISBN (Hard Cover)

9781775500063

ISBN (E-Book)

9781775500506

"Ka rawe te pukapuka nei. Nga momo waihangatanga no ao kee. Ka mau kee te wehi."

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