The Uga Hunt: A Story from the Island of Niue (Children of the Pacific)

Author(s): Jill MacGregor


Arfa, who lives in Niue, describes how he and his father hunt for huge coconut crabs called uga.


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Jill lives on the Kapiti Coast where she was a school teacher for many years. She spent two years as a VSA teacher in Tonga in the 1990's. Since then Jill has travelled throughout the Pacific experiencing village life and joining in the numerous cultural happenings. The many School Journal stories she has written about children in the Pacific evolved from these experiences. This series reflects her belief that it is important to document cultural practices in a time of change.

General Fields

  • : 9780473257408
  • : Puriri Paddocks
  • : Puriri Paddocks
  • : January 2013
  • : 263 x 210 mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : September 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Colour illustrations
  • : Jill MacGregor
  • : Hardback
  • : 996.26
  • : 23