About the authors:
Christine Dale - Co-Director of OneTree House, writer, illustrator, editor, publisher.
Ngaere Roberts - trained teacher and Māori Immersions lecturer 1993-2005.
Raumati: My Summer Words/Nga Kupu Maori mo te Raumati
The smell, sound, taste, feel and sights of summer are featured in a delicious list of adjectives in both Maori and English - designed to extend vocabulary and encourage a love of language.
See the skay, wide and windy.
Titiro ki te rangi whānui, rangi hauhau.
Hear the surf, rumbling and tumbling.
Whakarongo ki te auheke ngunguru, auheke takahurihuri.
Feel the sand, gritty and grainy.
Rongo i te reka o te merengi mātao, merengi mata.