When a Parent goes to Prison is a full color/multi-ethnic (illustrated) children’s book for parents, teachers, and other caregivers to use with school aged children dealing with some of the emotional and behavioral difficulties as relates to separation resulting from having one or both parents incarcerated.
MAORI CREATION STORY: Indigenous artist, Marcus Winter, tells the Māori creation story using Sand Art. In the Māori worldview, the world began with the violent separation of Ranginui, the Sky Father, and Papatuanuku, the Earth Mother, by their children, including Tūmatauenga (similar to Kū), Tāne (Kāne), Rongo (Lono, god of cultivated food), and Tangaroa (Kanaloa, the god of the sea).
Manaakitanga is also the most appropriate Māori concept to articulate the nation’s role in hosting Rugby World Cup 2011. Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori has developed a Manaakitanga phrase booklet to assist you in understanding this theme more. It also provides tips and hints about how you can participate in and celebrate the theme for 2011. The booklets are free and you can order one from our Kōrero Māori website: http://www.korero.maori.nz/resources/shop.html
A delightful, easy introduction to saying how you feel using Te Reo. Young and old alike will be able to describe whether they are feeling hoha (bored), makariri (cold), matekai (hungry) or simply tinopai rawe (fantastic)! A pronunciation guide in the back of the book gives new learners to Te Reo a simple guide to the language.