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            Farm for Life: Mahi, mana and life on the land
              

            Farm for Life: Mahi, mana and life on the land (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Walker, Tangaroa

            • RRP: $38.00
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            • Pub Date
              16 Feb 21

            The awesomely inspiring true story of how Tangaroa Walker turned his life around through farming - and how what he learned can help anyone succeed. Tangaroa Walker's early years weren't easy. Born into a gang family, he was adopted out twice and attended six different schools bef...ore he was six. He only went to high school to play rugby. Today, he is a true community and industry leader, running a successful dairy farm in Southland, NZ and reaching millions as the much-loved face of Farm4Life with his straight-up, crackup, honest videos covering everything from cow farming to goal-setting; fishing to family life; management to mental health. This is the story of how he did it - the good and the bad times, and all the lessons he's learned along the way (so you don't have to).
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            ISBN 9780143775706
            Published NZ 16 Feb 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography - The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller
             

            Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography - The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller (Hardback)

            By Moore, Captain Tom

            • RRP: $48.42
            • $48.42
            • Internationally sourced

            Pre-order the extraordinary, heartwarming autobiography of Captain Tom Moore, the man who captured the nation's heart in lockdown. Captain Tom Moore is an inspiration. At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in early April this ninety-nine-year-old Second World War veteran came up... with a big idea: he'd walk laps of his garden to raise money for the NHS. Despite using a walking frame as well as recent treatment for cancer and a broken hip, he was determined to hit GBP1000 by his 100th birthday on 30th April. By the time the telegram from the Queen arrived, he'd raised over thirty million pounds. In this, his official autobiography, published in support of the creation of the Captain Tom Foundation, he tells us of his long and dramatic life. How his spirit was forged on the battlefields of Burma where victory was snatched from the jaws of defeat. How he fearlessly raced motorbikes competitively. How, in his nineties, he took off for the Himalayas and Everest, simply because he'd never been. And, finally, how this old soldier came to do his bit for the NHS, becoming the nation's hero in our darkest hour. A modest, decent, charming man with a can-do attitude and a twinkle in his eye, Captain Tom's story is that of a man whose insatiable curiosity and appetite for life have led him around so many unexpected corners - finding both adventure and joy. He only wanted to help other people - and yet he has inspired a nation to believe anything is possible by reminding us all it is never, ever too late.
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            ISBN 9780241486108
            Released NZ 17 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Women Don't Owe You Pretty: The debut book from Florence Given
             

            Women Don't Owe You Pretty: The debut book from Florence Given (Hardback)

            By Given, Florence

            • RRP: $41.99
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            'The Beauty Myth' for the Instagram generation.

            ISBN 9781788402118
            Released NZ 14 Jul 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Mary's Last Dance: The untold story of the wife of Mao's Last Dancer

            Mary's Last Dance: The untold story of the wife of Mao's Last Dancer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Li, Mary

            • RRP: $40.00
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            'I can vividly remember the last steps of the last ballet, walking off the stage led by a mother and knowing the decision I had to make. That was my last dance.' Mary Li (nee McKendry) is an international ballet star and a mother like no other. She became a household name when he...r husband Li Cunxin published his bestselling memoir, Mao's Last Dancer - but that book told only half the story. Growing up in a rambunctious family in Rockhampton, Mary discovered an extraordinary early passion for ballet. It saw her move to London at age sixteen, to study at the Royal Ballet School and dance at the London Festival Ballet with the likes of Nureyev, and later to Houston Ballet, where as Principal Dancer she fell in love with the acclaimed Chinese ballet dancer Li Cunxin. The couple became the darlings of the dance world, and were happier than they could have imagined at the arrival of their firstborn daughter, Sophie. Then right at the height of her international career, Mary seemingly disappeared from view, leaving the fans aghast. What could have happened to cause a woman so committed, so talented, to give it all away in a heartbeat? Now, almost twenty years on, fans finally get their answer about what happened next to this inspiring family, and learn why it is Mary's turn to tell a truly remarkable tale. Mary's Last Dance is a powerful and uplifting memoir about chasing an impossible dream, and sacrificing one's own ambition for the love of a child. It is a moving and unforgettable story of passion, dedication and devotion - and the highly anticipated sequel to one of the world's most beloved books.
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            ISBN 9780143789710
            Published NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Olive, Mabel and Me: Life and Adventures with Two Very Good Dogs

            Olive, Mabel and Me: Life and Adventures with Two Very Good Dogs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cotter, Andrew

            • RRP: $37.00
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            Having reached over 40 million views online, Labradors Olive and Mabel are now the centre of a delightful book by sports commentator Andrew Cotter. A treat for dog lovers everywhere, and the perfect antidote to our times.

            ISBN 9781922330932
            Published NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Not That I'd Kiss a Girl: A Kiwi Girl's Tale of Coming out and Coming of Age
             

            Not That I'd Kiss a Girl: A Kiwi Girl's Tale of Coming out and Coming of Age (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By O'Brien, Lil

            • RRP: $36.99
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            Lil O'Brien accidentally outed herself to her parents at the age of 19 when they overhead her talking to a friend about liking girls. Half an hour later she found herself on the side of the road, with instructions to come back and pick up her suitcase the next day. What follows i...s a heartbreaking yet hugely funny story of a young Kiwi girl - the deputy head girl from a posh private school in Christchurch - coming to grips with her sexuality and trying to reconcile who she is against the stark disapproval from her parents. Bit by bit, Lil finds the inner strength to pull herself into an entirely new world. Along the way she gets called out for looking too straight in a gay bar, falls in lust over a knotted football shoelace, and tries to date four women at once, unsuccessfully. Lil's story is an insightful and honest look at how the hell you figure out you're gay, or bi, or whatever, and an essential read for anyone who has had to fight for who they are and what they believe in.
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            ISBN 9781988547589
            Published NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Meaning of Mariah Carey

            The Meaning of Mariah Carey (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Carey, Mariah

            • RRP: $39.99
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            A fascinating and timely new book.

            ISBN 9781529038965
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Availability
            500 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            You've Got To Be Kidding: a shedload of wine & a farm full of goats
             

            You've Got To Be Kidding: a shedload of wine & a farm full of goats (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Alexander, Todd

            • RRP: $36.99
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            • Pub Date
              3 Feb 21

            The steep-climb highs and free-fall lows of my rollercoaster rural life They say it takes 10,000 hours to master a new skill. Well, seven years (60,000 hours) since former city boys Todd and Jeff moved to the country they should have nailed this whole farming gig, right? Yes, the...y make lovely wine and have built beautiful accommodation, and they've even learnt how to look after their rescued farm animals. But they didn't really count on Mother Nature getting involved. Drought, bushfires, sick animals, failed crops, heatwaves, enormous changes in the two industries they rely on to make a living, snakes, the unstoppable breeding of peafowl, insurmountable debts and broken machinery ... Just when they think they're on top of things, the land throws another few hurdles their way. But with fierce determination to succeed, willingness to evolve and their ever-present senses of humour, these boys might be down for the count but they aren't quite ready to throw in the towel just yet.
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            ISBN 9781460759288
            Published NZ 3 Feb 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Rising Heart: One Woman's Astonishing Journey from Unimaginable Trauma to Becoming a Power for Good

            Rising Heart: One Woman's Astonishing Journey from Unimaginable Trauma to Becoming a Power for Good (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Conteh-Biger, Aminata; With Rieden, Juliet

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Brutally kidnapped from her father's house by rebel soldiers. Resettled in Australia as a refugee. Now helping mothers and babies in Sierra Leone.

            ISBN 9781760784966
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            500 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            House of Music: Raising the Kanneh-Masons
             

            House of Music: Raising the Kanneh-Masons (Hardback)

            By Kanneh-Mason, Kadiatu

            • RRP: $61.50
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            • Internationally sourced

            The most talented musical family in the world. For the first time, mother Kadie Kanneh-Mason shares her unique story.

            ISBN 9781786078445
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Oneworld Publications
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