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              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment
               

              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              From the Bill of rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to local council - and everything in between - Maria Gill explains our system of government. You will discover facts about laws, our currency, voting at the elections and the role of the media.

              ISBN 9781869664923
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              ANZAC Day, the New Zealand Story: What it is and Why it Matters
               

              ANZAC Day, the New Zealand Story: What it is and Why it Matters (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "This book exposes the rich history behind Anzac Day, seeking to answer the many questions children often ask their parents and teachers around the 25th of April every year. It covers all aspects of Anzac Day, from the Gallipoli Campaign and the Great War, right through to the fo...rmat of the commemorative services held annually throughout the country. The author identifies important memorials around New Zealand, examines the national anthem, the tradition of Anzac biscuits and the Last Post, Reveille music, plus much more. She also offers websites and projects for further study. The thoroughly researched information is presented alongside numerous images, both historic and contemporary, giving children a very clear view of the significance and background to Anzac Day"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869663803
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Waitangi Day: the New Zealand Story
                

              Waitangi Day: the New Zealand Story (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "Reviews the historic events behind the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 and charts the celebrations, tensions and protests witnessed in the years that followed, concluding with a summary of the Waitangi Day events held around the country on 6th February today"--Publishe...r information.
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              ISBN 9781869664213
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2015
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              We Can Deal With Bullying

              We Can Deal With Bullying (Paperback)

              By Dawson, Gina; Bouman, Kate

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              Bullying is serious and potentially has a lasting impact. Young people may feel afraid or ashamed and may even believe they are in some way responsible or helpless to stop it. We Can Deal with Bullying! debunks these beliefs. The gentle, conversational and supportive text encoura...ges young people to ask for help, maintain self-esteem, develop resilience, manage their reactions and stand united with others against bullying. Showing different perspectives, We Can Deal with Bullying! exposes bullying for what it really is all about the bully. Young people can learn to turn the blame back onto the bully and hold their heads high, reassured that whatever the outcome there is life after bullying. Suitable for any age We Can Deal with Bullying! is an important read for all young people. Written by former teacher and counsellor Gina Dawson, it is uplifting, motivational and positive throughout. We Can Deal with Bullying! is Gina's seventh educational children's book.
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              ISBN 9781760791438
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Eruption: Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes
               

              Eruption: Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Introduces the science of volcanism and explains how it affects New Zealand's geography and geology. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

              ISBN 9781869663629
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2012
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Discovering New Zealand Trees
               

              Discovering New Zealand Trees (Paperback)

              By Morris, Sandra

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              Introducing 20 of our most interesting native trees to young New Zealand naturalists, Sandra Morris presents charming watercolour illustrations and text in a style that mirrors her earlier successful book, Discovering New Zealand Birds. Each tree is shown in full with individual ...illustrations of the leaves, flower parts, seed heads, and any insects, animals and birds that co-exist with or frequent the tree. In addition there are notes and illustrations to depict early Maori and European uses for each tree. Included are kauri, tree ferns, beeches, cabbage tree, nikau, pohutukawa, manuka, kanuka, rewarewa, puriri, kowhai, lancewood, taire, karaka, tree daisies, kahikatea, rimu, totara, matai, and miro. Children will learn about different types of forest in 'What is a tree?' at the beginning of the book and an index and bibliography complete an effective natural history resource that is sure to be popular with children and teachers alike.
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              ISBN 9781869664305
              Published NZ 25 Jun 2015
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              The New Zealand Wars
                

              The New Zealand Wars (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about. The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children.

              ISBN 9781869664787
              Published NZ 5 Mar 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Armistice Day
               

              Armistice Day (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day, Philippa Werry's new book for children, commemorates the day when fighting stopped in Europe. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day,... it makes an excellent reference for the whole family. Kiwi soldiers returned home to a terrible influenza epidemic, as the population grieved for the loss of life. Memorials were erected and families sought to return to the battlefields overseas to visit graves of their loved ones. Well researched and drawing on illustration, photographs and text from various sources, this is a gripping, moving description of the aftermath of war in Europe, giving children a clear understanding of the establishment of the United Nations and New Zealand's role in international peacekeeping.
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              ISBN 9781869664411
              Published NZ 19 Feb 2016
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              Karearea: Fearless Falcon
               

              Karearea: Fearless Falcon (Paperback)

              By Florian, Annemarie

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              New Zealand once had one of the largest raptors in the world . Now there is just one left - the Karearea - and it is endangered. This remarkable falcon is known for its fearless hunting prowess, aerial acrobatics and fierce protection of its chicks. In words and pictures the char...acteristics of the Karearea and the challenges it faces are revealed.
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              ISBN 9781869664886
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Save Our Seas: Continuing the Mission of the Adventurer Sir Peter
               

              Save Our Seas: Continuing the Mission of the Adventurer Sir Peter (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Lingard, Vivienne

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              Join Skipper L.B. Tross on a seafaring adventure around the coast of New Zealand, where you will learn heaps about our sealife and what threatens it.

              ISBN 9781869662301
              Published NZ 5 Jun 2009
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 7-12 years
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