Le nouveau Cherche et trouve de Little Urban, aussi coloré, déjanté et diablement amusant que le premier (A la recherche de la Carotte bleue), en très très grand format pour le plaisir de tout-petits !!! (Et des plus grands, qui trouvera en premier ?)
Exploring the legacy of Pukaki, the ancestral father of Ngati Whakaue, a hapu (sub-tribe) of Te Arawa of Rotorua, this text also relates the history of the carving of Pukaki that featured in the Te Maori exhibition, its origins, how it was acquired by the Crown and how Ngati Whakaue regained it from the Auckland Museum in 1997.
Paul Tapsell is professor of Maori studies at the University of Otago, Dunedin, and was formerly director Maori at the Auckland Museum. A graduate of Auckland and Oxford universities, he is a former Eisenhower fellow. His previous books are Pukaki: a comet returns (1999), a Montana Book Award winner, and Ko tawa: Maori treasures of New Zealand (2006), with photos by Krzysztof Pfeiffer.