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Author Meredith, Courtney Sina, 1986- author.

Title The adventures of Tupaia / Courtney Sina Meredith and Mat Tait
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [Allen & Unwin], [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (61 pages) : colour illustrations
Contents Cover -- Title page -- The Great Marae of Taputapuatea -- Tupaia and the Giant Pahi -- Tupaia and the Chanting Stars -- Toiroa's Prophecy -- Tupaia's Map -- Tupaia Arrives in Aotearoa -- Te Toka-a-Taiau -- Land of the Long White Cloud -- Tupaia and Taiata in the Night Sky -- Glossary of Tahitian words -- Copyright
Summary "The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tahiti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pacific to Aotearoa. Witness the encounters between tangata whenua and the crew as the ship sails around the coast, and discover the important role Tupaia plays as translator and cultural interpreter"--Back cover
Notes In English with some Tahitian
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Subject Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Juvenile literature
Tupaia, -1770 -- Juvenile literature
Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Tupaia, -1770.
Explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Crimes against -- History -- Juvenile literature
Maori (New Zealand people) -- First contact with Europeans -- Juvenile literature
Discovery and exploration, British.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- First contact with Europeans.
New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Juvenile literature
New Zealand.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
Author Tait, Mat, 1970- author.
ISBN 1760872024