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Taranaki Views

Taranaki Views.

by Steph Matuku

“Taranaki Views” is a lengthy article that offers a range of perspectives on Taranaki Mounga. (“Mounga” is a Taranaki iwi pronunciation and spelling; it’s spelt “maunga” by most other iwi.) The text is written in two parts, the first presenting historical and geographical information about the mounga and incorporating the views of scientists and mana whenua. The second part is based on interviews with local people and focuses on what the mounga means to them.

Series: School Journal Level 2 August 2020

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Related titles: see TSM

Topics: ancestors, belonging, conservation, culture, environment, eruption, home, identity, mounga, mountain, national park, place, predators, Taranaki, traditional story, volcano, whakapapa

In: School Journal Level 2 August 2020

Publication date: August 2020

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