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Kia Māia

Kia Māia.

by André Ngāpō, illustrations by Minky Stapleton

Jayson has just arrived in New Zealand to stay with his nan. He is staying at her marae preparing for an unveiling but is feeling out of his depth. With help from his younger cousin, Nikora, Jayson slowly feels his way, learning about tikanga Māori and how he, too, belongs.

Series: School Journal Level 3 May 2020

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 5

Related titles: See TSM

Topics: belonging, change, family, fitting in, growing, hura kōhatu, learning, Māori, marae, MASAM, teaching, teina, teina-tuakana, tikanga, tuakana, unveiling, whānau, wharenui

In: School Journal Level 3 May 2020

Publication date: May 2020

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