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Kahaki / nā Charisma Rangipunga.

By: Rangipunga, Charisma, 1977- [author.].
Contributor(s): New Zealand. Ministry of Education [issuing body.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Manukura: Publisher: Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Aotearoa : He mea whakaputa tēnei pukapuka mō te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga e Huia, [2012]Copyright date: ©2012Description: ix, 123 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775501060; 177550106X.Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- Juvenile fiction | Love -- Juvenile fiction | Kidnapping -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Family problems -- Juvenile fiction | Maori language materials | Taniwha | Pakiwaitara | WhānauGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand. | Children's Maori language materials. | Teen fiction. DDC classification: 899.4423 Summary: "Ahakoa kei te haikura tonu a Wai, ko ia tēra e tiaki ana i ōna tēina tokorua, e kimi pūtea ana kia ora ai te whānau. He kaha te tautoko mai a tana hoa tāne a Tama i a ia. Pūmau tonu tō rāua aroha, tētahi ki tētahi. Nō te taenga atu o tētahi tauhou ki te tāone o Whiritoa, ka huri kōaro te ao o Wai. He tangata purotu, engari, he murare. He kaiwaiata, engari anō, he arero rua. Nā ngā mahi mūrere a te tauhou nei ka riro atu a Wai ki tōna taha. Nō te ao tawhito te kaupapa o tēnei pakimaero aroha, ā, kua tuhia kētia kia hāngai tonu ki te ao o ngā taiohi o nāianei"--Back cover.Summary: Although Wai is still at high school, she is responsible for looking after her two younger sisters, and earning money to support the family - this is all made easier with the support of her boyfriend Tama. The young couple love each other deeply. However, her world is turned upside down when a stranger comes to town. He is handsome, a talented singer, but manipulative and two faced. Ths love story is a modern retelling of the traditional story of the taniwha Poutini, who kidnaps Waitāiki, the wife of Tamaahua. Rewritten to be relevant for young people today.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Teenage Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Teenage Fiction
Teenage Fiction RAN Available T00549546
Teenage Fiction Gonville Library
Teenage Fiction
Teenage Fiction RAN Unavailable T00549586
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"Ahakoa kei te haikura tonu a Wai, ko ia tera e tiaki ana i ona teina tokorua, e kimi putea ana kia ora ai te whanau. He kaha te tautoko mai a tana hoa tane a Tama i a ia. Pumau tonu to raua aroha, tetahi ki tetahi. No te taenga atu o tetahi tauhou ki te taone o Whiritoa, ka huri koaro te ao o Wai. He tangata purotu, engari, he murare. He kaiwaiata, engari ano, he arero rua. Na nga mahi murere a te tauhou nei ka riro atu a Wai ki tona taha. No te ao tawhito te kaupapa o tenei pakimaero aroha, a, kua tuhia ketia kia hangai tonu ki te ao o nga taiohi o naianei"--Back cover.Although Wai is still at high school, she is responsible for looking after her two younger sisters, and earning money to support the family - this is all made easier with the support of her boyfriend Tama. The young couple love each other deeply. However, her world is turned upside down when a stranger comes to town. He is handsome, a talented singer, but manipulative and two faced. Ths love story is a modern retelling of the traditional story of the taniwha Poutini, who kidnaps Waitaiki, the wife of Tamaahua. Rewritten to be relevant for young people today.

Novel for young adults.

New Zeland author.

"Ahakoa kei te haikura tonu a Wai, ko ia tēra e tiaki ana i ōna tēina tokorua, e kimi pūtea ana kia ora ai te whānau. He kaha te tautoko mai a tana hoa tāne a Tama i a ia. Pūmau tonu tō rāua aroha, tētahi ki tētahi. Nō te taenga atu o tētahi tauhou ki te tāone o Whiritoa, ka huri kōaro te ao o Wai. He tangata purotu, engari, he murare. He kaiwaiata, engari anō, he arero rua. Nā ngā mahi mūrere a te tauhou nei ka riro atu a Wai ki tōna taha. Nō te ao tawhito te kaupapa o tēnei pakimaero aroha, ā, kua tuhia kētia kia hāngai tonu ki te ao o ngā taiohi o nāianei"--Back cover.

Although Wai is still at high school, she is responsible for looking after her two younger sisters, and earning money to support the family - this is all made easier with the support of her boyfriend Tama. The young couple love each other deeply. However, her world is turned upside down when a stranger comes to town. He is handsome, a talented singer, but manipulative and two faced. Ths love story is a modern retelling of the traditional story of the taniwha Poutini, who kidnaps Waitāiki, the wife of Tamaahua. Rewritten to be relevant for young people today.

Secondary.

Text in Maori.

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