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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
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            Northern Spy: A Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Pick

            Northern Spy: A Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Pick (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Berry, Flynn

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            The acclaimed author of Under the Harrow and A Double Life returns with her most thrilling novel to date: the story of two sisters who become entangled with the IRA.

            ISBN 9781474607124
            Released NZ 27 Apr 2021
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Protest!

            Protest! (Hardback)

            By Haworth-Booth, Alice; Illustrated by Haworth-Booth, Emily

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            Illustrated by award-winner Emily Haworth-Booth, and written by Emily and her sister Alice, this book is a timely history of peaceful protests from around the world - from 1170 BCE to the present day. It ends with a practical section on how children can organise a protest for the...mselves.
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            ISBN 9781843654582
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2021
            Publisher Pavilion Books
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Girls in the Wild Fig Tree: How One Girl Fought to Save Herself, Her Sister and Thousands of Girls Worldwide
             

            The Girls in the Wild Fig Tree: How One Girl Fought to Save Herself, Her Sister and Thousands of Girls Worldwide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Leng'ete, Nice

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              14 Sep 21

            By the Amref activist Nice Leng'ete, one of the TIME's 100 Most Influential People in 2018, an inspirational story of one girl who changed the minds of her elders, reformed traditions from the inside, and is creating a better future for girls and women throughout Africa

            ISBN 9781472275813
            Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Six Years a Hostage: Captured by Islamist Militants in the Desert
             

            Six Years a Hostage: Captured by Islamist Militants in the Desert (Hardback)

            By McGown, Stephen

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              29 Oct 21

            The incredible story of Stephen McGown's capture by Islamist militants in Timbuktu, in Mali, and how he was held hostage in the north-west African desert for nearly six years before finally being released.

            ISBN 9781472146663
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2021
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Peace, Power & Politics: How New Zealand Became Nuclear Free
             

            Peace, Power & Politics: How New Zealand Became Nuclear Free (Paperback)

            By Leadbeater, Maire

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            "This is a story of how ordinary people created a movement that changed New Zealand's foreign policy and our identity as a nation. The story of peace activism from our pre-recorded history to 1975 was told in Peace People: A history of peace activities in New Zealand (1992) by El...sie Locke. In this new book her daughter Maire Leadbeater takes the story up to the 1990s in an account of the dramatic stories of the colourful and courageous activist campaigns that led the New Zealand government to enact nuclear-free legislation in 1987. Politicians took the credit, but they were responding to a powerful groundswell of public opinion. In this country nuclear disarmament has become part of our communal psyche to a greater extent than in any other western-aligned nation, but when politicians choose pragmatism over principle in foreign policy, peace and justice suffer. Peace activism is an ongoing story"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781877578588
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2013
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            The Broken House: Growing up under Hitler
             

            The Broken House: Growing up under Hitler (Hardback)

            By Kruger, Horst; Translated by Whiteside, Shaun

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              13 Sep 21

            The author's teenage rebellion - his desire to escape the stifling conformity of family life, his search for meaning and purpose - made him join an anti-Nazi resistance group.

            ISBN 9781847926340
            Released NZ 13 Sep 2021
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Hero's Way: Walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna
             

            The Hero's Way: Walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parks, Tim

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              24 Aug 21

            This is a widely appealing idea for a travel/history book from the bestselling author of Italian Ways, in which Tim follows the hair-raising journey of Garibaldi, revolutionary and future architect of a united Italy, 250-miles on foot from Rome to Ravenna across the Appenines, to... look at Italy past and present.In the summer of 1849 Giuseppe Garibaldi, legendary hero of guerrilla wars in South America, and future architect of a united Italy, was finally forced to concede defeat in his defence of a revolutionary Roman republic. After holding the city for four long months against overwhelming foreign forces, it was clear that the only surrender could prevent slaughter and destruction at the hands of a huge French army. But Garibaldi was determined to turn defeat into moral victory. On the evening of July 2 he led 4000 men out of the city to continue the struggle for national independence elsewhere. Hounded by both French and Austrian armies, constantly changing direction and often marching at night, he crossed the mountainous Appenines and after endless skirmishes and adventures arrived in Ravenna on August 2 with just 250 survivors. Despite a well-advanced pregnancy, his Brazilian wife Anita insisted on accompanying him and by the time the group commandeered fishing boats on the Adriatic coast in an attempt to reach the revolutionary republic of Venice, which was still holding out against the Austrians, she was seriously ill. When the boats were intercepted by the Austrian navy and forced to beach, Anita died and had to be hurriedly buried in a shallow grave. Garibaldi's companions split up. Most were rounded up and executed, but the hero himself escaped, travelling back across Italy in disguise until he could finally embark from Genova, first for Africa, then the USA. Ten years later, his revolutionary campaign in Sicily would be the catalyst that brought about the unification of Italy.
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            ISBN 9781787302167
            Released NZ 24 Aug 2021
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Rebel Crafts: 15 Craftivism Projects to Change the World
             

            Rebel Crafts: 15 Craftivism Projects to Change the World (Hardback)

            By Van Overbeek, Hester

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              21 Aug 21

            Rebel Crafts is a collection of 12 step-by-step craft projects that merge with activism (craftivism), allowing the maker to take a stand and creatively express their beliefs.

            ISBN 9781787395664
            Released NZ 21 Aug 2021
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
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            Consumed: The need for collective change; colonialism, climate change & consumerism
             

            Consumed: The need for collective change; colonialism, climate change & consumerism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Barber, Aja

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              28 Sep 21

            Aja Barber's debut book, CONSUMED, asks you to change your consumer identity in order to be a part of a more equitable and sustainable future.

            ISBN 9781914240089
            Released NZ 28 Sep 2021
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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