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Ihimaera, Witi Tame

Summary: As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC IHI

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The Whangara people of New Zealand, believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Whale