Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths -
Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths -

Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths

Maori Creation Myths

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Maori myths retold. From master storyteller Witi Ihimaera, a spellbinding and provocative retelling of traditional Maori myths for the twenty-first century. In this milestone volume, Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into the firmament, Hine-titama down into the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores . . . From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way. 'Step through the gateway now to stories that are as relevant today as they ever were.

Product code: 9780143774990

ISBN 9780143774990
No. Of Pages 432
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) 240x161x32mm
On Sale Date 20/10/2020
Publisher Random House New Zealand Ltd
Maori myths retold. From master storyteller Witi Ihimaera, a spellbinding and provocative retelling of traditional Maori myths for the twenty-first century. In this milestone volume, Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into the firmament, Hine-titama down into the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores . . . From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way. 'Step through the gateway now to stories that are as relevant today as they ever were.

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Sue - Paper Plus Masterton - June 2021

The master storyteller retells traditional Maori myths