Mata was adopted into a Pakeha family and knows very little about her Māori heritage. But then one day Mata's class visits the museum. What she discovers there will change her life forever. Suggested level: junior, primary.
Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Ewan Parker The toki is the blade of and adze with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist. www.boneart.co.nz