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            Dawn Raid
             

            Dawn Raid (Paperback)

            By Smith, Pauline

            • RRP: $18.99
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            What is an overstayer? Through Sofia's heartfelt diary entries, we witness the terror of being dawn-raided and gain an insight into the courageous and tireless work of the Polynesian Panthers in the 1970s as they encourage immigrant families across New Zealand to stand up for the...ir rights.
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            ISBN 9781775434757
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series My New Zealand Story
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            Lost Wonders
             

            Lost Wonders (Paperback)

            By Ell, Sarah; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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            The stories of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are told in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on first-hand accounts and supported with useful illustrations. It draws on accounts of their demise, and of the social climate in New Zeal...and in which these extinctions occurred. Illustrated with line drawings by Phoebe Morris, and written in a relatable style, this is perfect for 8-12 year olds, telling true stories about the species and the people involved in their extinction and/or recovery. Featured species include those which are long gone - New Zealand's dinosaurs, penguins and pelicans, and the giant gecko; extinctions since the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia and laughing owl, and native fish the grayling; species which were lost and found - the takahe, taiko, Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction and how it came to this - kakapo, kaki, Maui's dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
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            ISBN 9781988547442
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children
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            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living
             

            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tipene, Francis; Tipene, Kaiora

            • RRP: $39.99
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            A celebration of life and death. A book to make you laugh and cry. A deep, funny and personal story about the lives of New Zealand's favourite undertakers, Francis and Kaiora Tipene. Born and raised in Northland, the married couple and parents to five boys now star in the third s...eries of their own reality television show The Casketeers, a show about day-to-day life (and death) at their Auckland funeral business, Tipene Funerals. This is Francis and Kaiora's story, a story about a modest yet richly cultural Maori upbringing in the communities of Pawarenga and Kaitaia, the trials and tribulations of their love and marriage, the joy of raising five sons, and the dedication and mahi required to grow a business. It's also a book about traditions of tangihanga, tikanga Maori and Polynesian ways of morning the dead. Inspirational, hilarious, and wise: this is a book to make you see dying, grief and remembrance in a totally new light.
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            ISBN 9781775541486
            Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mophead: How Your Difference Makes a Difference
             

            Mophead: How Your Difference Makes a Difference (Hardback)

            By Marsh, Selina Tusitala

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            A moving graphic memoir of growing up Pasifika in New Zealand, written and illustrated by our fast-talking PI Poet Laureate, Selina Tusitala Marsh.

            ISBN 9781869408985
            Published NZ 10 Oct 2019
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Boys in the Waka Ama
             

            The Boys in the Waka Ama (Paperback)

            By Belcher, Angie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie

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            "Tahi, rua, toru, wha! Hoea to waka! Meet the team of boys who are training hard for the big competition in this exciting story about waka ama racing!"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143774297
            Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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            The Giver
             

            The Giver (Paperback, New edition)

            By Lowry, Lois

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            It's a perfect world, where everything looks right. But ugly truths lie beneath the surface!

            ISBN 9780007263516
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2008
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Collins Modern Classics
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            Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific
             

            Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific (Hardback)

            By Press, Te Papa

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            JOIN MAUI AS HE SHARES STORIES FOR TAMARIKI BASED ON TAONGA FROM THE TE PAPA COLLECTION

            ISBN 9780995113626
            Published NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age Children
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            Afakasi Woman: 2019
              

            Afakasi Woman: 2019 (Paperback)

            By Wendt Young, Lani

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            A collection of 24 short stories; the joys and tribulations of being a woman in Samoa and the struggles brought to an island nation by climate change.

            ISBN 9780995106598
            Published NZ 7 Nov 2019
            Publisher OneTree House Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Language (English)
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            The Divorce Diaries
             

            The Divorce Diaries (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Quigley, Sarah

            • RRP: $38.00
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            Funny, honest, confronting, wise, this is a compelling and bitter-sweet true story of breaking up and breaking through. 'I hear you're divorced?' a friend greets me. 'Congratulations!' The Divorce Diaries outlines the difficult and often heart-breaking process of leaving a marria...ge and beginning again. Sarah Quigley has garnered numerous accolades, including Column of the Year in the MPA Awards, for her magazine articles on the subject. Now she revisits the tumultuous months leading up to exiting her marriage - and the equally confusing emotions that follow. Living in a tiny rooftop apartment, surrounded by glossy millionaire neighbours. Overcoming grief, guilt and regret, while learning to enjoy being alone again. Taking the first tentative steps into a changed world of dating. Quigley shares both her darkest and most hilarious moments as a divorcee, all played out against the colourful bohemian backdrop of her adopted city, Berlin. Ultimately, this book traces rediscovering a belief in love.
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            ISBN 9780143772941
            Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Visiting Grandma
             

            Visiting Grandma (Paperback)

            By Va'afusuaga, Jane; Illustrated by Pinder-Pancho, Azra

            • RRP: $25.00
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            A children's picture book about a Samoan family set in New Zealand from the perspective of a pakeha girl. A normal event in one culture may seem odd to another culture. But when pakeha Rachel goes with her new Samoan friend Luisa to visit her grandmother, it's not quite what Rach...el expects.
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            ISBN 9781877484353
            Published NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Little Island Press Ltd
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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