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Gossage's classic retelling of the Maori myth of how Mt Taranaki, Mt Tauhara and Mt Putauaki came to stand where they are today.

Tongariro is forced to battle three strong mountains, Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki, to keep his wife, Pihanga, safe from them.
This is the story of how he successfully banishes them to the positions where they stand today.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143505631

    November 21, 2012

    Puffin (NZ Juvenile)

    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

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Also by Peter Gossage

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How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death
How Maui Found the Secret of Fire
Pania of the Reef
Rona and the Moon
The Fish of Maui
How Maui Found His Father and the Magic Jawbone
How Maui Found His Mother
How Maui Slowed the Sun

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