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Price: $2.99

Category: Books

Released: Jun 18, 2012

Version: 1.0

Size: 34.6 MB

Seller: Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board

Rated 4+

Requirements: Compatible with iPad.Requires iOS 3.2 or later

Ko Owheao te Taniwha Nanakia by Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board

Ko Owheao te Taniwha Nanakia Screenshots


Ko Owheao te Taniwha Nanakia or Owheao the Wicked Taniwha is a story from Ngti Twharetoa, of the Taup District in Aotearoa (New Zealand).

Owheao is a well-known taniwha who resided in the Tongariro River. Taniwha are legendary creatures that live in deep pools or rivers, some are highly regarded as kaitiaki or guardians, whilst others such as Owheao were dangerous predators.

This story has been narrated in both Te Reo Mori and English and is aimed at Pia or emergent learners of Te Reo Mori. Brought to you by Ngti Twharetoa and the Twharetoa Cultural Knowledge Project. Have fun, read along and even learn a poem about Owheao the Wicked Taniwha.


Personalize each book with this book belongs to … page.
Swipe-to-Read the words to hear and playback the story at your own pace.
Touch-to-Hear individual words spoken.
Touch-to-Spell to hear the letters that spell each and every word.
Auto Play to enjoy the narration.
Use the My Narration function to read and record the story yourself and customize your book.
Paint mode is now on each story page!
Paint has a paint palette, brush width, move and zoom, and undo abilities!
Tap the paint palette icon and tap a color to change the paint color!
Tap the brush palette icon and change the slider to change the brush size!
Tap the move icon and pinch with two fingers to zoom in and move the picture around with one finger. Tap the move icon again to continue painting!

Version 1.0

Created on the QBookExtendedLayoutTool

QBook offers a true multi-language experience and is a great tool for learning new languages for both young and old. This QBook includes the narration, text, and user interface in these languages:



Compatible with iPad
Requires iPad OS 3.2+

Patent 532174
Patent Pending – All rights reserved

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