Directions to the Land of the Long White Cloud Aotearoa New Zealand
Aotearoa is the Māori name for New Zealand and is usually translated as “land of the long white cloud”. Kia ora is a Māori greeting that is often used to say hello.
This poem is copyright (©) Kathryn Dove 2022
About the Writer
Kathryn writes fiction and poetry for children. She enjoys the alchemy of poetry and seeing how a dash of imagination can transform ordinary life into something surprising and wonderful. She has lived in London and spent a summer working in a small village on the west coast of Scotland. Kathryn now lives with her family in Auckland, New Zealand.