In honour of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, we want to celebrate the increasing number of books being published in te reo Māori.
Book Recommendations for Gifts by Age Range
We often get asked for recommendations for a particular age of a child so this month’s book list is by the Gecko Press team recommending our top picks from our shelves to help with your gift buying this season.
Adding your own story to Mihi
Mihi is Gavin Bishop’s beautiful new baby book that introduces ideas of me and my place in the world in the shape of a simple mihi or pepeha.
Gavin Bishop shares his mihi and how you can you the book Mihi to guide you to create your own.
How Gavin Bishop discovered his whakapapa
Author and illustrator, Gavin Bishop, shares his story of how he discovered his family history, his ancestors, and his whānau.
“Finding this enormous whānau came about because of what my grandfather had taken care to do in 1918. When he gave his youngest daughter, my mother, “all the names” he also gave her her whakapapa.”
Gavin Bishop launched Cook’s Cook in Christchurch
Gavin Bishop, along with Gecko Press and Scorpio Books, launched his latest book at Tūranga, Cook’s Cook: The Cook who Cooked for Captain Cook.