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            Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971 - 1981
             

            Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971 - 1981 (Paperback)

            By Anae, Melani; Tamu, Leilani; Iuli, Lautofa; Edited by Burgoyne, Leilani

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            "Polynesian Panthers records the Pacific rights and social activist movement in New Zealand, told by those who were there. Forming in 1971, the Polynesian Panthers sought to raise consciousness and took action in response to the racism and discrimination Pacific peoples faced in ...New Zealand in the 1970s and 1980s. The Panthers organised prison visit programmes and sporting and debating teams for inmates; provided a halfway-house service for young men released from prison; ran homework centres; and offered 'people's loans', legal aid and food banks that catered for 600 families at their height. Drawing on interviews, memoirs, poetry, newspaper articles and critical analysis, Polynesian Panthers is a thought-provoking account of this period in New Zealand"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775502050
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2015
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Boy At the Back of the Class

            The Boy At the Back of the Class (Paperback)

            By Rauf, Onjali Q.; Illustrated by Curnick, Pippa

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            WONDER meets Walliams meets TWO WEEKS WITH THE QUEEN - told through the eyes of an 8-year old child, this is a heart-warming and funny story about the refugee crisis and how simple it actually is to show kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense...

            ISBN 9781510105010
            Released NZ 10 Jul 2018
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Dressed: Fashionable Dress in Aotearoa New Zealand 1840 to 1910
             

            Dressed: Fashionable Dress in Aotearoa New Zealand 1840 to 1910 (Hardback)

            By Regnault, Claire

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            WHEN CRINOLINES, BUSTLES AND OSTRICH FEATHERS WERE THE HEIGHT OF COLONIAL FASHION. This richly illustrated and lively social history explores the creation, consumption and spectacle of fashionable dress in Aotearoa New Zealand from 1840 to the early 1900s. Dressmakers were essent...ial contributors to the development of New Zealand, and as a colonial outpost of the British Empire, New Zealands 19th century dress culture was heavily shaped by international trends. Interactions with Maori, the demands of settler lifestyle and the countrys geography all added another layer. Dressed teems with the fascinating, busy lives of early businesswomen, society women and civic figures. Featuring dresses and fashionable accessories from museums throughout Aotearoa New Zealand, and including over 270 images, this major book makes a significant contribution to histories of colonial dress.
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            ISBN 9780994146069
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
            Publisher Te Papa Press
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            Uprising: Walking the Southern Alps of New Zealand
             

            Uprising: Walking the Southern Alps of New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Low, Nic

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            A riveting blend of nature writing, indigenous storytelling and great adventure in the NZ alps

            ISBN 9781925355284
            Published NZ 2 Jul 2021
            Publisher Text Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mana Whakatipu: Ngai Tahu leader Mark Solomon on leadership and life
              

            Mana Whakatipu: Ngai Tahu leader Mark Solomon on leadership and life (Hardback)

            By Solomon, Mark; With Revington, Mark

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            • Pub Date
              12 Aug 21

            In 1998, just as South Island iwi Ngai Tahu was about to sign its Treaty of Waitangi settlement with the government - justice of sorts after seven generations of seeking redress - a former foundryman stepped into the pivotal role of kaiwhakahaere or chair of Te Runanga o Ngai T...ahu - the tribal council of Ngai Tahu. Mark Solomon stood at the head of his iwi at a critical moment and can be credited with the astute stewardship of the settlement that has today made Ngai Tahu a major player in the economy and given it long sought-after self determination. Bold, energetic and visionary, for 18 years Solomon forged a courageous and determined course. Now, in this direct memoir, Ta Mark reflects on his life, on the people who influenced him, on what it means to lead, and the future for both Ngai Tahu and Aotearoa New Zealand.
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            ISBN 9780995135437
            Published NZ 12 Aug 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Teine Samoa
               

            Teine Samoa (Paperback)

            By Malaeulu, Dahlia; Edited by Copsey, Sue; Blabey, Donna; Translated by Faamanatu-Eteuati, Niusila

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            Teine Samoa means Samoan girl. It's a label that carries with it an unspoken duty to obey, serve and respect your family and Samoan culture. But who can be teine Samoa? When should you be teine Samoa? And how can you be teine Samoa outside of Samoa? Lani is an afakasi, and is ...unsure of her Samoan heritage and what being Samoan even means. But one thing she knows for sure is that she's afraid of Vai and the 'Real Samoans'. Masina, the free-spirited daughter of a Church Minister, is bound by parental expectations and struggling to fulfill the destiny set by her parents. Teuila is the good Islander girl and proud teine Samoa who realises she doesn't want to be a 'switcher' anymore. How will these junior high school students learn to be, understand and fulfill their obligations as Teine Samoa, living in New Zealand? Teine Samoa is a journey of cultural identity and discovery for four junior high school students, their families, their teachers and, most importantly, anyone who has ever faced the challenges of being a teine Samoa.
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            ISBN 9780473527495
            Published NZ 30 Oct 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Imposter: On booze, crippling self-doubt and coming out the other side
              

            Imposter: On booze, crippling self-doubt and coming out the other side (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Chisholm, Matt

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            • Pub Date
              3 Aug 21

            A raw memoir from television host Matt Chisholm on battling booze and depression and finding a way through.

            ISBN 9781988547534
            Published NZ 3 Aug 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Kika & Me: How One Extraordinary Guide Dog Changed My World
             

            Kika & Me: How One Extraordinary Guide Dog Changed My World (Paperback)

            By Patel, Amit

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            The moving true story of Dr Amit Patel, who lost his sight in just thirty-six hours, and Kika, the guide dog who changed his world.

            ISBN 9781529021233
            Released NZ 29 Jun 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            The Sweetness of Water: An Oprah's Book Club Pick

            The Sweetness of Water: An Oprah's Book Club Pick (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Harris, Nathan

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            A powerful novel of life after slavery in the vein of THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, WASHINGTON BLACK and HOMEGOING

            ISBN 9781472274380
            Released NZ 13 Jul 2021
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Tutira Mai: Making change in Aotearoa New Zealand
             

            Tutira Mai: Making change in Aotearoa New Zealand (Paperback)

            Edited by Belgrave, David; By Dodson, Giles

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            Part of a series exploring and promoting citizenship in Aotearoa, Tutira Mai combines ways to identify and analyse issues with information on how to actively engage with them. It also discusses the ethical risks inherent in active citizenship within a New Zealand context.

            ISBN 9780995122994
            Published NZ 15 Jul 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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