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Authentic Museum quality laser cut replica of the Steam Locomotive. Perfect for model enthusiasts or those who love to craft. Assembly required – Contains small parts and not recommended for small children.
Earth: The Life Of A Planet Earth: The Life Of A Planet is a unique book which presents the Earth’s geographical history as a visual narrative. Each double-page artwork gives a snapshot from a key time period, plus a short piece of descriptive text to place the scene in context, both visually and historically. The […]
Usborne See Inside Space This Usborne See Inside Space is a lift the flap book of astronomical proportions. Packed with facts and information about the stars, planets and the universe. The fabulous and colourful double-page topics show our solar system, the Milky Way, how scientists think the universe was created and the latest space travel […]
MiMicro Pocket Microscope The MiMicro Pocket Microscope by Heebie Jeebies is perfect for budding biologists, or those who want to explore the world in more detail. This pocket microscope is extremely small (4cm x 4cm) and super lightweight. Perfect for small hands! With a 60x magnification, even the smallest item is easy to get sharp […]
Wellington Telling Tales by Chris Maclean Wellington Telling Tales vividly brings to life the colourful past of Wellington city. You can either read as a whole or simply dip into it. Chris Maclean presents the city’s history in a series of fascinating historical descriptions, each marking a year of the 20th century. Each story in […]
Strait Crossing: The Ferries of the Cook Strait Through Time Strait Crossing: The Ferries of the Cook Strait Through Time, tells of the cargo and passenger vessels that provided regular and scheduled services across Cook Strait. Since the late 19th century they established and maintained the vital link between Wellington and the South Island ports. […]
Ships of Wellington: The Last 50 Years Ships of Wellington: The Last 50 Years is a pictorial history of ships and smaller vessels of various types that were part of the Wellington Harbour scene in the second half of the 20th century. The photos, taken through the years by Victor Young and his father, have […]
Lights in the Landscape: New Zealand Lighthouses Lights in the Landscape is a spectacular photographic journey from New Zealand’s most northern lighthouse at Cape Reinga, to our most southern, in Foveaux Strait. The book shows not only the lighthouses themselves but also the landscape around them, capturing the wild beauty of the coastline, the often […]
Learn how the Earth’s climate is changing with this Climate Change Science Kit. Around the globe, it’s getting warmer both on land and in the oceans. It’s raining less in some areas, more in others; in some places, storms and flooding are happening more often and are more severe; and the sea level is rising. […]
Designed and written by the University of Melbourne post-graduate scientists, this Biology Madness Science Kit includes a DVD demonstrating experimental techniques and featuring interviews with real scientists. Activities cover the areas of microbiology, environmental science, forensics, biochemistry, nutrition, genetics, physiology. Experiments included in this fun and challenging kit are Growing Micororganisms, isolating your own DNA, Investigating […]
Follow in the footsteps of the great astronomers as you probe the mysteries of our universe with the Astronomy Double Helix Science Kit. The nature of the universe has puzzled and intrigued humans since they first looked up to the heavens. The invention of the telescope in the 17th century allowed us to look much […]
This story by Peter Gossage retells the legend of everyone's favourite, mischievous demi god Maui and his visit to his grandmother.
Maui the trickster wants to know what will happen if he puts out all the fires in his pa. When the people wake they are furious, so Maui must visit Mahuika, the goddess of fire.
“Mahuika raised her gnarled hands. At the tip of each finger burned a flame. She plucked one from her thumb and gave it to Maui.”
Author: Peter Gossage
Illustrator: Peter Gossage
Suggested level: 5-9 years old
This product is also available for purchase in store at Wellington Museum.
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