Wahine Toa - a vibrant, dramatic redefining of the creation myths of the Maori from a woman's perspective.
Traditional myths have been told from a male perspective. This book explores and celebrates the important female elements of the stories.'In Wahine Toa Robyn Kahukiwa and Patricia Grace have combined to restore eight female elements of great mana to their rightful place in the mythology of Polynesia's southernmost islands. Here is a book by Maori, about Maori. It is not simply a book of paintings nor of prose poetry, but something unique in New Zealand literature...'