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The Story of Mauao

The Story of Mauao.

retold by Toni Rolleston-Cummins; illustrations by Chloe Reweti 

This story is for Kihi Ngatai, the great chief of Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Ranginui. He passed away on 1 August 2021 at the age of ninety-one. Kihi loved his maunga. He walked around it three times a week. Toni Rolleston-Cummins shares the story with Kihi’s blessing. 

Long ago, there were three maunga …

Series: School Journal Level 3 June 2022

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 4

Topics: ancestors, identity, maunga, Mount Maunganui, oral history, pūrākau, resilience, Tauranga Harbour, Tauranga Moana, tīpuna, tūpuna, whakapapa

In: School Journal Level 3 June 2022

Publication date: June 2022

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