Haka, by Patricia Grace, is the story of the great Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha and how he came to compose the haka ‘Ka Mate, Ka Mate’. The haka has become recognisable all over the world by being performed by New Zealand teams at national and international rugby and other sporting events.
Tu Meke Tui is a children’s book written by Malcolm Clarke and illustrated by stencil artist Hayley King, also known as Flox. It is a story of friendship, courage and discovering that sometimes it’s our differences which make us truly special.
Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story by Gavin Bishop starts over a thousand years ago. The wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud.
Early in the morning, just before dawn, the first sweet sounds of singing birds floated through the quiet forest.You will find, The Little Kiwi and the Noisy Morning book is about Little Kiwi and Little Sister as they take a walk through the bush. Lift the flaps to help them find all the birds that make the dawn chorus.
It’s time for Little Kiwi to go to bed but where is he? Join his mum on a search through the New Zealand bush as she tries to track him down. Time for Bed Little Kiwi is a new adventure in our popular Little Kiwi series of story books. This one is a lift the flap book!
In Sky High: Jean Batten’s Incredible Flying Adventures, children meet Jean Batten: the brave, trail-blazing and glamorous aviator, who strove to set new records in death-defying solo flights across the world.
A kiwi classic and one of Margaret Mahy’s best-loved creations, this is a tale about the nature of stories and imagination and where the line between them and reality can blur, especially in the mind of a child.