Playing on the children's game 'Where's Wally?', Witi Ihimaera suggests a representative Maori character, 'Waari', and asks readers to see where they recognise Waari in this collection of short stories. Waari is somewhere in them. Correction. Waari is in some of them. In others, the character looks like Waari and has Waari's name - but is it Waari?