Whale Rider

By Witi Ihimaera

The book behind the award-winning film recounts the story of a young Maori girl who breaks with tradition by becoming the first female leader of her people. Reading with authority and restrained emotion, Laga'aia is the perfect guide through Ihimaera's stunning portrayal of Maori culture and belief.


Narrated by Jay Laga'aia, produced by Bolinda Audio, 2005

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