The adventures of Tupaia / Courtney Sina Meredith and Mat Tait.

By: Meredith, Courtney Sina, 1986- [author.]Contributor(s): Tait, Mat, 1970- [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English, Tahitian Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Allen & Unwin, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 61 pages : colour illustrations ; 32 cmISBN: 9781988547145; 1988547148Subject(s): Tupaia, -1770 -- Children's nonfiction | Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Children's nonfiction | Explorers -- Biography -- Children's nonfiction | Whakatere waka hourua | Mahere moana | Māori (New Zealand people) -- First contact with Europeans -- Children's nonfiction | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Crimes against -- History -- Children's nonfiction | New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 910.92 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.
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"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.

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