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Stealing Maru

Stealing Maru.

by Maria Samuela; illustrations by Elspeth Alix Batt

Long ago, when the world still believed in magic, there was a majestic maunga, or mountain, on the island of Rarotonga. The maunga was called Maru, which means shade. The maunga stood over the village of Puaikura like a giant guardian.

Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2019

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Topics: Aitutaki, Arorangi, bravery, cleverness, Cook Islands, jealousy, legend, Maru, maunga, Maunga Pu, mountains, myth, Pacific, Pasifika, Puaikura, Raemaru, Rarotonga, traditional stories, trickery

In: School Journal Level 2 August 2019

Publication date: August 2019

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