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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

            • RRP: $35.00
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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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            The Front Line: Images of New Zealanders in the Second World War
              

            The Front Line: Images of New Zealanders in the Second World War (Hardback)

            By Harper, Glyn; Other primary creator Lemish, Susan

            • RRP: $79.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Aug 21

            A landmark book exploring New Zealand's second world war effort through over 800 photographs, many never before published and many live-action shots taken by those at the front. The images span North Africa, Europe and the Pacific, as well as action on the water and in the air -e...very battle and theatre in which New Zealanders fought. The text by one of New Zealand's leading military historians places the images in context. Chapters on prisoners of war, the home front and New Zealand's role in Japan after the end of hostilities in the Pacific round out this rich visual account of a conflict that dominated all aspects of New Zealand life for seven years.
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            ISBN 9780995140738
            Published NZ 12 Aug 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            The Culture of Clothes

            The Culture of Clothes (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Prabhat, Chaaya; By Alessio, Giovanna

            • RRP: $39.99
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            A colourful celebration of costumes and cultures from around the world.

            ISBN 9781787411609
            Released NZ 11 Jun 2021
            Publisher Templar Publishing
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Lost Pianos of Siberia: A Sunday Times Book of 2020

            The Lost Pianos of Siberia: A Sunday Times Book of 2020 (Paperback)

            By Roberts, Sophy

            • RRP: $24.00
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            That stately instruments might still be capable of making music in such a hostile landscape is nothing less than a miracle.The Lost Pianos of Siberia is a story about a piano hunt - a quixotic journey through two centuries of Russian history and nine time zones stretching across ...an eleventh of the world's land surface.
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            ISBN 9781784162849
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Big Bike Trip
              

            The Big Bike Trip (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gillies, Freddie

            • RRP: $45.00
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            • Pub Date
              10 Aug 21

            Four Kiwis on an epic journey to discover the world and themselves. 'When you're hurting and coughing on a steep incline, it's hard to see or even think of the top, but you just gotta push a pedal at a time and keep pushing.' At Auckland Airport, three young Kiwis began an audaci...ous - some would say crazy - journey, huddled together and wiping tears from their eyes. Fourteen months later, they had cycled 23,000 kilometres, from Bali to Buckingham Palace, across more than 20 countries and adventured through some of the most exotic parts of the world. They battled extreme heat, sub-zero temperatures, culture shock and loneliness as they pushed their bodies to their limits. They overcame injury, illness, heartbreak, and, above all, their own fears and self-doubt. It was the time of their lives. Packed with stunning photography by Sean Wakely, The Big Bike Trip is an inspirational account of self-discovery, friendship and turning your dreams into reality.
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            ISBN 9780143774143
            Published NZ 10 Aug 2021
            Publisher Random House
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            A Queer Existence: The lives of young gay men in Aotearoa New Zealand
                

            A Queer Existence: The lives of young gay men in Aotearoa New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Beehre, Mark

            • RRP: $45.00
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            • Pub Date
              9 Sep 21

            A Queer Existence is a major documentary project that uses photographic portraiture and oral history to record the life experiences of a group of 27 gay men born since the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform Act 1986. In New Zealand, discrimination in work was outlawed in 1993,... same-sex relationships were granted legal recognition in 2005, and marriage equality followed in 2013. As a result these men have life experiences very different to earlier generations of gay New Zealand men. Even so, gay men growing up today may continue to feel stigmatised, and for many coming out is still a major hurdle. Candid, powerful and affecting, the first-person narratives of A Queer Existence form a valuable and unique insight into how gay men continue to have to step out of the mainstream and face their own challenges as they forge their queer identities.
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            ISBN 9780995146570
            Published NZ 9 Sep 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Asterix and the Griffin: Album 39
             

            Asterix and the Griffin: Album 39 (Hardback)

            By Ferri, Jean-Yves; Illustrated by Conrad, Didier

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Nov 21

            The latest action-packed adventure from the indomitable Gauls.

            ISBN 9780751583984
            Released NZ 9 Nov 2021
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age Children
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            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story
             

            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story (Paperback, Main)

            By DePrince, Michaela; Deprince, Elaine

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            Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story....
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            ISBN 9780571314478
            Released NZ 29 Jul 2015
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Star Wars The Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia: Join the battle!

            Star Wars The Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia: Join the battle! (Hardback)

            By Fry, Jason

            • RRP: $30.00
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            Meet more than 350 incredible clones and droids from Star Wars: The Clone Wars. What is Clone Force 99? Who inducted Ahsoka Tano into the Jedi Order? Where does General Grievous keep a secret lair? Why does Captain Rex mutiny against his Jedi General on Umbara? Have to know the a...nswers to these questions? Look no further than Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Character Encyclopedia - Join the Battle! Written by Star Wars expert Jason Fry, this illustrated encyclopedia features more than 350 incredible characters and teams, including Anakin Skywalker, Maul, Bo-Katan Kryze, and Clone Force 99. Perfect for fans of all ages, Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Character Encyclopedia - Join the Battle! will enthrall readers for hours on end. (c) & (TM) 2020 Lucasfilm Ltd.
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            ISBN 9780241492833
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa
             

            100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa (Paperback, Contains Paperback and DVD)

            By Morton, Simon; Hotere, Riria

            • RRP: $34.99
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            "Go behind the scenes at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand and discover more than 100 treasured items from the Museum's collection. 100 Amazing Tales From Aotearoa gives readers a special look at some of the surprising, wonderful, and significant items that Te Papa stores i...n trust for the nation. Learn the secrets of one of the first dinosaur fossils ever discovered, see new spider species, be inspired by famous paintings and quirky jewellery, encounter fearsome weapons from the Pacific, and uncover deep and personal stories of Maori taonga"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9781877385797
            Published NZ 21 Sep 2012
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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