We Wish You a Kiwi Christmas (Book & CD)
We wish you a Kiwi Christmas, a sweet-as Kiwi Christmas, a cracker Kiwi Christmas and a kapai New Year! Little Kiwi dreams of riding through the skies with Santa, and is surprised one Christmas Eve to come across Santa with a broken-down sleigh. With the help of some of her bird friends, Little Kiwi finally gets her wish!
Performed by Pio Terei
Maori Lyrics by Ngaere Roberts
Lynette Evans is an Auckland-based author/publisher who has written many books for children, both fiction and non-fiction, which have been published worldwide. She has a degree in English literature and her love of storytelling, humour and imagination is evident in her stories.
Myles Lawford is a Kiwi through and through. He grew up in New Zealand and studied art at university in New Zealand. Myles has illustrated number of titles for Scholastic, including The 12 Days of Kiwi Christmas, Doggy Ditties and The Letterbox Cat - a quirky collection of poems. He views each children's illustration project as a chance to re-live his childhood!
Pio Terei is one of New Zealand's most popular and personable entertainers. He is also a positive parenting advocate and spokesperson and has presented No Sweat Parenting shows around the country for many years, helping to write and present a series of the same name for Maori TV. In 2012, he was made a member of the NZ Order of Merit for services to the entertainment industry.