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              Books by Witi Ihimaera

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              The Whale Rider
                

              The Whale Rider (Hardback, New title)

              Edited by Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $31.99
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              A mystical story of Maori culture The birth of a daughter - Kahu - breaks the lineage of a Maori tribe. Rejected by her grandfather, Kahu develops the ability to communicate with whales, echoing those of the ancient Whale Rider after whom she was named. This magical and mythical ...

              ISBN 9780435131081
              Published 1 March 2005 by Pearson Education
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series New Windmills KS3
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              Native Son: The Writer's Memoir
               

              Native Son: The Writer's Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $26.24
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              "This is the second volume of memoir by this remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the begining of his career"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143773030
              Published 3 September 2019 by Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Bulibasha
                  

              Bulibasha (Paperback, [Large Print])

              By Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $49.99
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              Bulibasha is the title given to the King of the Gypsies, and on the East Coast of New Zealand two patriarchs fight to be proclaimed the king. Tamihana is the leader of the great Mahana family of shearers and sportsmen and women. Rupeni Poata is his arch enemy. The two families cl ...

              ISBN 9781459643109
              Published 5 July 2012 by ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Whale Rider
                

              The Whale Rider (Audio CD / Audio, Film Tie-In)

              By Ihimaera, Witi; Read by Laga'aia, Jay

              • RRP: $24.99
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              TRADE EDITION: Age 13+. The movie of The Whale Rider was released internationally in 2003. The whale rider was Kahutia Te Rangi. Ancestor of the people of Te Tai Rawhiti, he travelled from Hawaiki, the place of the Ancients, to the East Coat of New Zealand. Then there was Kahu. T ...

              ISBN 9781740947831
              Published 1 November 2004 by Bolinda Publishing
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Whale Rider
                

              The Whale Rider (Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $22.99
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              Witi Ihimaera's timeless story tells how the courage of one girl in standing against the tide of tradition enables her tribe to become reconnected with their ancestral life force.

              ISBN 9780143011392
              Published 27 November 2008 by Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Purakau: Maori Myths Retold by Maori Writers
               

              Purakau: Maori Myths Retold by Maori Writers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $35.00
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              "Ka mua, ka muri... Ancient Mori creation myths, portrayals of larger-than-life heroes and tales of engrossing magical beings have endured through the ages. Some hail back to Hawaiki, some are firmly grounded in New Zealand and its landscape. Through countless generations, the st ...

              ISBN 9780143772965
              Published 7 May 2019 by Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Haare Williams: Words of a Kaumatua
                

              Haare Williams: Words of a Kaumatua (Hardback)

              By Williams, Haare; Foreword by Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $54.99
              • $54.99
              • Pub Date
                14 Nov 19

              A kaumatua reflects in poetry and prose on his journey from te ao Maori on the East Coast to contemporary Auckland. Ko te kopara anake e tarere ki te tihi o te makauri. Oti rawa! Kia oti rawa, e!

              ISBN 9781869409043
              Release Date 14 November 2019 by Auckland University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau
               

              Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau (Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi; Kelly, Hemi

              • RRP: $27.99
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              "Both fiction and fact, this book is an exploration of the Battle of Orakau. During three days in 1864, 300 Maori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and captured the imagination of the world. The battle marked the end of the Land Wars in the Waikato and resulted in v ...

              ISBN 9780143773887
              Published 16 April 2019 by Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Whale Rider
               

              The Whale Rider (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi; Illustrated by Potter, Bruce

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              Witi Ihimaeras beautiful story is now a stunning picture book. It tells the tale of Kahu, the first great-grandchild of the whanau, loved by all her relatives except one whose love she needed most her great-grandfather.

              ISBN 9780143503279
              Published 27 June 2008 by Penguin
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              The Parihaka Woman
                

              The Parihaka Woman (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

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              There has never been a New Zealand novel quite like The Parihaka Woman. Richly imaginative and original, weaving together fact and fiction, it sets the remarkable story of Erenora against the historical background of the turbulent and compelling events that occurred in Parihaka d ...

              ISBN 9781869797294
              Published 7 October 2011 by Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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