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              The First
                

              The First (Hardback)

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              For the first time the true story of New Zealand's first successful aeroplane flights and the people behind them. Extensive research provides new understanding of historic events and corrects more than a hundred years of history with a startling account of what really happened in... 1911 and how Manurewa, the first aeroplane to fly, became 'lost'. Considered New Zealand's 'Wright brothers', Leo and Vivian Walsh were part of a small group of remarkable men and women pioneering motorised transport in the 1900's. The First is the compelling story of a generation including well-known Edwardians, George Henning, Reuben Dexter and the missing early years of international Art Deco designer, Keith Murray. The author does not neglect the careers of the Walsh sisters Veronica and Doreen with their connections to women aviators Jean Batten and Gladys Henning- Sandford, radio pioneer Aunt Daisy and Evelyn Purchas, likely the first New Zealand woman on active service to lose her life in World War One. The First addresses tobacco cultivation and manufacturing in the 1870s, the Victorian bicycle craze, the first motorcars, the Glenora Park flights and the upheaval of war then its aftermath when aeroplane flight would be experienced by ordinary New Zealanders. Terry Moyle's dedication to identifying and dating historic photographs and searching for never before seen images complement an authoritative text. As with his previous titles, Art Deco Airports and Art Deco New Zealand, masterly illustration and amazing maps by designers Contour Creative Studio instill the spirit of the age in this important history book.
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              ISBN 9781869665418
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              Unrestrained Slaughter: the Maori Musket Wars 1800 - 1840
                

              Unrestrained Slaughter: the Maori Musket Wars 1800 - 1840 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McLean, John

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              This is a brief account for the general reader of the deadliest and most gruesome chapter in New Zealand's history - the Musket Wars in which around one third of the Maori population were killed. The wars were a continuation of the inter-tribal fighting that had been a feature of... native life ever since the tribes arrived in New Zealand in their canoes but the introduction of muskets increased the killing to an industrial scale.
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              ISBN 9781872970680
              Barcode 9781872970684
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Tross Publishing
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              Crimechurch
               

              Crimechurch (Paperback)

              By Botur, Michael

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              Life in the safe suburbs of Christchurch isn't dangerous enough for Marty. He needs punk, protest, politics and crackpipes. Mary and Mona descend underground and live for drugs and dodgy deals. Meanwhile war has broken out among the bikers who supply the dope.

              ISBN 9780995116665
              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Into the Labyrinth
                

              Into the Labyrinth (Paperback)

              By Pearl Ritchie, Isa

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              A sound broke through the usual calm-the same cracking sound I had heard while I was awake! The fragments Awa Bryant trapped just after she learned she was a long-awaited-for Dreamweaver are terrifyingly close to breaking free - so close that even in the waking world she can hear... their efforts to crack their giant glass dome prison. Veila the Dreamcharmer is training her to use her powers, but Awa is impatient, distracted and still struggling with anxiety in her waking life. Yet, the threat grows stronger. She learns from Veila and the Priestess Tree that she must find the mysterious Dreamrealm labyrinth in order to master her powers and learn to alchemise the fragments before they can do more harm. Even with the training and the guidance she's received, can she succeed in her quest and defeat them before the marvellous Dreamrealm is destroyed?
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              ISBN 9780473505486
              Published NZ 20 Feb 2020
              Publisher Te Ra Aroha Press
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              Series Dreamweavers
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              Hypnopompia - the thoughts of dawning minds Re-draft 19
               

              Hypnopompia - the thoughts of dawning minds Re-draft 19 (Paperback)

              Edited by Norcliffe, James; Strange, Glyn

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              ISSN: 1176-1806 The 19th in the brilliant Re-Draft series, Hypnopompia brings together New Zealand's very best young writers in yet another dazzling collection. Wake up to the new world as seen by the most talented of our post-millennial writers. The 80 young writers f...eatured in the collection have grown up with the century and Hypnopompia is their very woke report card on its perplexities, perils, passions and never ending variety. At times funny, at times dark, always engaging, their stories and poems are never less than perceptive and open-eyed. Hypnopompia is an impressive and entertaining message to every generation.
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              ISBN 9780995120518
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2020
              Publisher Clerestory Press
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              Identity and Involvement Volume III: Auckland Jewry into the 21st century: 3
                

              Identity and Involvement Volume III: Auckland Jewry into the 21st century: 3 (Hardback)

              Edited by Gluckman, Ann; Levy Friedler, Deb; Davis, Lindy

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              A unique insight into Auckland's Jewish communities and a celebration of the huge contributions these have made over the past 180 years

              ISBN 9780994133458
              Published NZ 14 Feb 2020
              Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
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              The Beautiful Dead
                

              The Beautiful Dead (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Kim

              • RRP: $32.99
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              ISBN 9781913419295
              Released NZ 26 Jan 2020
              Publisher Bloodhound Books
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              Ella at Eden #1: New Girl

              Ella at Eden #1: New Girl (Paperback)

              By Sieveking, Laura

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              Ella has started at her new high school, and Eden College is everything she hoped it would be. She is getting to know her new friends and enjoying everything Eden has to over. Until things start to get complicated. She accidently insults Saskia, the school diva, there could be a ...ghost in the dorm and items have started to mysteriously disappear. Can Ella catch the Eden thief?
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              ISBN 9781743834930
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series Ella at Eden
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              Diary of a Minecraft Zombie #23: Royal Recall

              Diary of a Minecraft Zombie #23: Royal Recall (Paperback)

              By Zombie, Zack

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              Have you ever wondered what life is like for a Minecraft Zombie? All Zombie wants is to get through eighth grade (and have loads of time for video gaming). But mysterious Uncle Umberto has turned up to tell him he is the Prince of the Hidden Biome. Zombie has to learn how to be a... prince in record time, before he returns with his uncle to take up the throne and rule the Hidden Biome. But his subjects don't seem to want to be ruled. Will Zombie be able to bring order to his unruly citizens or will his reign end in revolt?
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              ISBN 9781743836712
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age Children
              Series Diary of a Minecraft Zombie
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              Deep Black Lies
                

              Deep Black Lies (Paperback)

              By Carver, Cj

              • RRP: $32.99
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              ISBN 9781913419233
              Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
              Publisher Bloodhound Books
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