Mōtītī Blue and the oil spill : a story from the Rena disaster / Debbie McCauley ; nā Tamati Waaka i whakamāori.

By: McCauley, Debbie, 1972- [author.]Contributor(s): Waaka, Tamati [author,, translator.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English, Maori Original language: English Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 28 cmISBN: 9780473268695; 0473268698Subject(s): Rena (Ship) -- Children's nonfiction | Oil spills -- Cleanup -- New Zealand -- Bay of Plenty (Region) -- Children's nonfiction | Little blue penguin -- Effect of oil spills on -- New Zealand -- Bay of Plenty (Region) -- Children's nonfiction | Wildlife rescue -- New Zealand -- Bay of Plenty (Region) -- Children's nonfiction | Oil pollution of the sea -- Environmental aspects -- New Zealand -- Bay of Plenty (Region) -- Children's nonfiction | Kororā | Aituā (Taiao) | Tūkinotanga ā-taiaoDDC classification: 363.73828099342 Summary: Tells the story of a little blue penguin who was covered in oil as a result of the oil spill from the Rena shipwreck. Describes his rescue, the treatment he had at the Te Maunga Oiled Wildlife Response Unit and his release back into the wild. Sidebars provide more information about the disaster and the response.
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Children's Non Fiction 333 OUR WORLD (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available I2142043
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Translator: Tamati Waaka.

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Tells the story of a little blue penguin who was covered in oil as a result of the oil spill from the Rena shipwreck. Describes his rescue, the treatment he had at the Te Maunga Oiled Wildlife Response Unit and his release back into the wild. Sidebars provide more information about the disaster and the response.

Primary, intermediate.

Main story in English and Māori, sidebars and timeline of the Rena disaster in English only.

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