The Maori myth about the creation of the Earth. Life began with the Sky Father and the Earth Mother, who gave birth to the gods of the sea, winds and storms, food, forests, plunder, and earthquakes. Animated film with script and illustrations by Robert Jahnke, photography by Lindsay Whipp and narrated by George Henare.
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Animation → Animated films - New Zealand
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mythology, Maori
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)