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            From the Centre: A Writer's Life
             

            From the Centre: A Writer's Life (Hardback)

            By Grace, Patricia

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            We live by the sea, which hems and stitches the scalloped edges of the land.' Renowned writer Patricia Grace begins her remarkable memoirs beside her beloved Hongoeka Bay. It is the place she has returned to throughout her life, and fought for, one of many battles she has faced- ...'It was when I first went to school that I found out that I was a Maori girl . . . I found that being different meant that I could be blamed . . .' As she shows, her experiences - good and bad, joyous and insightful - have fuelled what became a focus of her life- 'I had made up my mind that writing was something I would always do.
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            ISBN 9780143775614
            Published NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Bone Tiki
              

            The Bone Tiki (Paperback)

            By Hair, David

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            What do you do when you meet a tohunga makutu? You run. When reality dissolves and myths and legends come alive? You run faster. And when the dead come to life and blood debts have to be paid, will you have the courage to do what must be done? Matiu Douglas has a bone tiki he sto...le from a tangi. His father's important new client wants it. Badly. And he has some very nasty friends. When Mat is forced to flee for his life, an unexpected meeting with a girl called Pania sets his world spinning. Suddenly he's running through the bush with a girl-clown, a dog who is way too human, and a long-dead warrior. Fearful creatures from legend are rising up around him, and Mat faces a terrifying ordeal. And there is nowhere left to hide...not even in another world. A breathtaking adventure set in two parallel New Zealands, from exciting new author David Hair. David, who is from Wellington, is currently living in India. The Bone Tiki is his first novel.
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            ISBN 9781869507343
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Conrad Cooper's Last Stand
              

            Conrad Cooper's Last Stand (Paperback)

            By Agnew, Leonie

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            "Conrad Cooper needs a favour. He's just found out about Tane, the god of the forest, and he's decided that Tane is the perfect guy to solve Conrad's family problems. After all, the more high-profile gods probably have huge waiting lists, right? In return, Conrad will do anything..., no matter how much trouble it causes. But will a Maori god listen to the prayers of a ten-year-old Pakeha boy? And does Tane really exist? Set in 1978 against the Bastion Point occupation"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9780143571193
            Published NZ 23 Apr 2014
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The New Zealand Wars
              

            The New Zealand Wars (Paperback)

            By Wright, Matthew

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              7 Jul 21

            * The most concise, grounded guide to the New Zealand wars * Written by well-respected historian and author of over 60 books * Fifth title in The NZ Series, for a general readership, and tailored to new NZ history curriculum

            ISBN 9780947506933
            Published NZ 7 Jul 2021
            Publisher Oratia Media
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            Series The NZ Series
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            Tikanga
             

            Tikanga (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tipene, Francis; Tipene, Kaiora

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            The stars of The Casketeers on how to live a fulfilling life, rich with tikanga. Following on from the bestseller Life as a Casketeer, Francis and Kaiora Tipene share how they bring the traditional values of tikanga Maori into day-to-day living. Known for their warm hearts, grace... and humour, the stars of the wildly popular Netflix series The Casketeers share more of their life experiences juggling five sons, three businesses, a television show and a life filled with joy, spirituality and happiness.
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            ISBN 9781775541752
            Published NZ 2 Jun 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Celebrating Matariki: a Story from New Zealand
              

            Celebrating Matariki: a Story from New Zealand (Paperback)

            By MacGregor, Jill

            Tamarau and his friends share some ideas and activities to celebrate the season of Matariki in the classroom.

            ISBN 9780995119574
            Published NZ 25 Feb 2019
            Publisher Puriri Paddocks
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Ngake me Whataitai
              

            Ngake me Whataitai (Paperback)

            By Ngaia, Ben; Illustrated by Mutton-Rogers, Laya

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            This is a traditional story told in te reo Maori from the perspective of the Kahui Maunga people about Ngake and Whataitai. These two taniwha inhabited Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington Harbour, long before the ancestral migrations. The story tells how the shape and landscape... of Wellington, its harbour and the Lower Hutt area came about because of the actions of Ngake and Whataitai. Long ago, Te Whanganui a Tara was an enclosed lake, but Ngake forced his way out into the sea by battering through the clenched teeth of the fish of Maui to allow the fish to breathe. Whataitai was washed down the throat of the fish, causing it to cough, and Whataitai and three morsels flew out. The morsels became islands in the harbour, but Whataitai was stranded and grew weak and died, becoming part of the land around the harbour
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            ISBN 9781775506379
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Language (Te Reo Maori)
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            Uruuru Whenua o Ngatoroirangi, Te: 2021
              

            Uruuru Whenua o Ngatoroirangi, Te: 2021 (Paperback)

            By Winitana, Chris; Illustrated by Mutton-Rogers, Laya

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            This is the story, told in te reo Maori, of the arrival of Ngatoroirangi in Aotearoa and his exploration of the landscape and subduing of kaitiaki, such as the guardian of Tarawera, Tamaohoi; the guardian of water on Kaingaroa, Torepatutai; and the King of the Patupaiarehe, fairy... folk, Ririo. This adventure story traces the places Ngatoroirangi travelled through, such as Waimahunga, the large spring where he conducted his cleansing ceremonies, and Te Wharua o Ngatoroirangi, where his footprints are still visible in the land today.
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            ISBN 9781775506393
            Published NZ 10 May 2021
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Language (Te Reo Maori)
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            Wars Without End: New Zealand's Land Wars - A Maori Perspective
             

            Wars Without End: New Zealand's Land Wars - A Maori Perspective (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Keenan, Danny

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            From the earliest days of European settlement in New Zealand, Maori have struggled to hold on to their land. Tensions began early, arising from disputed land sales. When open conflict between Maori and Imperial forces broke out in the 1840s and 1860s, the struggles only intensifi...ed. For both sides, land was at the heart of the conflict, one that casts a long shadow over race relations in modern-day New Zealand. Wars Without End is the first book to approach this contentious subject from a Maori point of view, focusing on the Maori resolve to maintain possession of customary lands and explaining the subtleties of an ongoing and complex conflict. Written by senior Maori historian Danny Keenan, Wars Without End eloquently and powerfully describes the Maori reasons for fighting the Land Wars, placing them in the wider context of the Maori struggle to retain their sovereign estates. The Land Wars might have been quickly forgotten by Pakeha, but for Maori these longstanding struggles are wars without end.
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            ISBN 9780143774938
            Published NZ 2 Feb 2021
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Forager's Treasury: The essential guide to finding and using wild plants in Aotearoa
             

            The Forager's Treasury: The essential guide to finding and using wild plants in Aotearoa (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Knox, Johanna

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            A New Zealand guide to the art of foraging - a comprehensive guide to finding sustainable, free and fascinating plants.

            ISBN 9781988547671
            Published NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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