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By Bishop, Gavin
"Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments of our history, ca...ptured by celebrated children's book creator Gavin Bishop, from the Big Bang right through to what might happen tomorrow. Discover Maori legends, layers of meaning and lesser-known facts"--Publisher information.Read more
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By Werry, Philippa
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.
By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe
"In 1934, Jean Batten set a world record for the fastest flight from England to Australia. Two years later, she made the first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand"--Publisher information.
By Wall, Bronwen; Illustrated by Andrews, Kimberly
Explore! Aotearoa features the thrilling true stories of New Zealand explorers Kupe, Thomas Brunner, Freda du Faur, Kieran McKay, and Kelly Tarlton. Follow these adventure pioneers on a journey across the oceans, over the land, up the mountains, beneath the earth, and under the o...cean.Read more
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