Author(s): Maria Gill
Have you ever gazed at Rangitoto and wondered: How did it get its shape? Was it a very explosive beginning? Will it ever erupt again? Rangitoto: Te toka tu moana/The rock standing in the ocean tells the dramatic story of Auckland's most striking icon, the island of Rangitoto. Find out about its volcanic birth, the kaka's connection to it, the imprint of humans on its fragile wildlife, and how guardians are saving it today. Rangitoto is a book to be treasured and pored over by children and adults alike.