Bilingual/ Reorua - English/Māori
Aotearoa is home to many marvellous gods. They are special. They are unique. They are awesome.
Open these pages and discover the amasing gods that populate Aotearoa New Zealand. Ngā Atua; Māori Gods profiles the major players in the Māori pantheon - from the powerful atua Tāne to gods of women (Hine-te-iwaiwa), sea (Tangaroa), fire (Mahuika) and many others.
Ngā Atua is an easy and beautiful introduction to Māori gods for readers of all ages.
Ko Aotearoa te kāingaongā atua tino whakamiharo o te ao. He motuhake rātou. He ahurei rātou. Ka mau te wehi.
Tirohia ēnei whārangi ki te tūhura i ngā atua whakamīharo o Aotearoa. Ka whakaaturia i roto i Ngā Atua; Māori Gods, ngā kiripuaki matua o te ao Māori - tae ana ki te atua kaha, a Tāne, ki tētahi atua mō te hunga wahine (a Hine-te-iwaiwa), ki te atua o te moana (a Tangaroa), o te ahi (a Mahuika), a wai atu, a wai atu.
Ko Ngā Atua he whakataki, māmā, ātaahua hoki ki ngā atua Māori mā ngā whakatipuranga katoa e pānui pukapuka ana.
Robyn Kahukiwa, Kiwa Hammond
This new paperback version is fully bilingual, incorporating a superb translation by Kiwa Hammond, building on the popular hardback edition in English (published in 2017).
H: 270mm W: 210mm Spine: 4mm
Weight: 300 grams