He pakiwaitara onamata tēnei mō Māui te tipua, ka tūtaki ki a Tīeke, he manu ui makihoi. Mā Tīeke pea e āwhina a Māui ki te hopu i a Tamanuiterā, kia pōturi ai tana rere whakawhiti i te ao. Heoi anō, he whakatoi kē tā te manu mahira rā. Ka aha a Māui?
He i-papa pāhekoheko tēnei mā ngā tamariki katoa ahakoa te pakeke. He mea hanga tēnei hei rauemi reo Māori mā Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga. He ara tohu kaiako kei http://tki.org.nz
In this traditional Māori legend, Māui the demi-god asks the inquisitive saddleback bird to help him slow the great and powerful sun. However, the cheeky bird has other ideas. What will Māui do?
This interactive e-book in te reo Māori is suitable for children of all ages and was created for the NZ Ministry of Education. Teacher support materials are available at http://tki.org.nz
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