The seven stars of Matariki

Rolleston-Cummins, Toni

Slade Robinson, Nikki

When Mitai's seven handsome brothers are bewitched by seven beautiful women, Mitai seeks advice and learns that the women are patupaiarehe and must be cast far away. They are given to Urutengangana, the god of the stars, who places them in the far away heavens. Yet once a year, at winter solstice, he allows them to shine in the Eastern sky. A contemporary myth that celebrates Matariki. Includes brief factual information about Matariki
New Zealand author; New Zealand illustrator Published simultaneously in Maori
Location edition Bar Code due date
Library R36843
Genre:New Zealand stories
Dewey:398.2 ROL NZ