Ko Mauao te Maunga: Legend of Mauao

Author(s): Debbie McCauley

NZ Kids' Non-Fiction

The history of Mauao, along with the legend, is one of heartbreak and struggle, but also one of endurance, strength and unity. Mauao stands guard at the entrance to Te Awanui, the Tauranga Harbour. At over two million years old, he is a tipuna and sacred taonga, manifesting both the past and the present, as well as giving us hope for the future.


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Finalist in the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults - Non-Fiction Award

Debbie McCauley is a librarian, historian, author, and owner of Mauao Publishing, a Tauranga based indie business passionate about connecting Aotearoa's tamariki with beautifully produced books telling stories from our own backyard.

General Fields

  • : 9780473297060
  • : Mauao Publishing
  • : Mauao Publishing
  • : January 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Debbie McCauley
  • : Hardback
  • : Debbie Tipuna
  • : Maori; English
  • : 398.208999442
  • : 46