Nā Wai Ēnei?

Who do these belong to?

Why are Tangaroa and his tamariki feeling angry and upset? The ocean is filling up with rubbish – but who can help?

This book is about caring for sea creatures by keeping rubbish out of the ocean.

Written by Sharon Holt

$24.99 incl. GST

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Nā wai ēnei? includes:

  • Repetitive sentence structure: “Nā wai ēnei?” (Who do these belong to?)
  • Vocabulary for the names of sea creatures in te reo.
  • Diagram explaining how rubbish reaches the ocean.
  • Singalong CD or audio download which turns the book into a beautiful song.
  • English translation.
  • List of activity ideas to make this much more than a fun book to do on the mat!
  • Guitar chords.
  • Music also available for download on SOUNDCLOUD.

Curriculum links:

  • Tikanga: If we look after Tangaroa and his tamariki, Tangaroa will look after us.
  • Learning Intention: Making connections between people, places and things in their world.
  • Te Whāriki: Links to Strand 2, goal 1: connecting links with the family and the wider world are affirmed and extended.
  • Te Aho Arataki Marau: Links to 2.2: communicate about possessions.

Sharon HoltKiwi author Sharon Holt

Sharon Holt is a children’s author and creator of books and resources in te reo Māori. Find out more about Sharon and the Te Reo Singalong series on Sharon’s author page.

Additional information




Paperback plus CD

Published by

EduMaxi NZ


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