01203 Kua Tukua Tautahi Au

Left on My Own

Level 4


In this true story, Ropati Simona remembers an incident from his childhood. In 1935, when he was nine years old, his parents were missionaries in Papua New Guinea. Allowed to go on his first hunt, he became separated from the hunting party and was forced to spend a night on his own in the jungle. Though he was found the next day, what he hadn’t known at the time was that one of the world’s largest snakes had been hunting in the same area as he slept.