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              Mister Spears and His Hairy Ears
               

              Mister Spears and His Hairy Ears (Paperback)

              By McMillan, Dawn; Illustrated by Kinnaird, Ross

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Nothing that Mister Spears tries can stop his ear hair growing - not even wearing a motorcycle helmet! Then a flash of inspiration brings the answer. Another hilarious story from McMillan and Kinnaird, Mister Spears and his Hairy Ears blends rhyme, humour and (hint) the birth of ...a rock star with delightful colour illustrations.
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              ISBN 9781877514845
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2015
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Mister Spears and His Hairy Ears
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              Wiremu Pere
                

              Wiremu Pere (Hardback)

              By Pere, Joseph Te Kani; et al.

              • RRP: $90.00
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              Wiremu Pere (Wi Pere) lived from 1837 to 1915, leading his tribes of Rongowhakaata and Te Aitanga a Mahaki through some of the most turbulent chapters of New Zealand history. He stood resolute against colonialism and entered parliament to stand up for his East Coast people, yet w...as astute in his business dealings and was compromised in the views of many Pakeha and Maori. This handsome book, illustrated with numerous photographs, whakapapa and maps, sets out the many sides Wi Pere's life and times with a particular focus on his family life, parliamentary career and contributions to the East Coast.
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              ISBN 9781877514098
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2010
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Holy Socks
               

              Holy Socks (Paperback)

              By McMillan, Dawn; Illustrated by Webb, Philip

              "One Christmas Eve, some years ago, a ginger kitten wandered along a street on the far side of town. He was hungry, and cold and wet. Bertie McGinty finds the kitten and christens him Holy Socks. Soon the pair is inseparable. Even after Bertie's death, Holy Socks sticks by his ma...ster and takes up home in the church near his grave. Captivated by Holy Socks as she sits in church, young Christie calls out, 'Can I keep the cat?' Father John, by way of answer, tells everyone the story of Holy Socks"--Publisher's website.
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              ISBN 9781877514593
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2013
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Out on the Water
               

              Out on the Water (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Duder, Tessa; Illustrated by Potter, Bruce

              • RRP: $29.99
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              A master storyteller conjures up twelve tales to delight and educate younger readers about finding confidence and fun on the sea.

              ISBN 9781877514753
              Published NZ 6 Nov 2014
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age Children
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              Assuring and Enduring: Fifty Years of Civic Assurance : Tested by Time and Disaster
                

              Assuring and Enduring: Fifty Years of Civic Assurance : Tested by Time and Disaster (Hardback)

              Edited by Sole, Tim

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              Assuring and Enduring tells of Civic Assurance's steady development as New Zealand's local government insurer of recourse and a financial services provider - interspersed with sections that describe the challenges local government faces through earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and v...olcanoes.
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              ISBN 9781877514210
              Published NZ 20 Oct 2011
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Regions of New Zealand: An Easy Guide
               

              Regions of New Zealand: An Easy Guide (Hardback)

              By Dowling, Peter

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              Regions of New Zealand takes younger readers on a tour from Northland to Southland. With insights into Maori rohe (regions), olden-day provinces and sports teams. Suitable for school-age kids or visitors.

              ISBN 9780947506353
              Published NZ 22 Oct 2017
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              New Zealand Tattoo: in the Home of the Tattooists Art
                

              New Zealand Tattoo: in the Home of the Tattooists Art (Hardback)

              By Hoult, Chris; Forbes, Steve

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              We have tattooing in the blood in New Zealand, and styles worn with pride here in Aotearoa are appreciated worldwide by admirers of beautiful design. And in the early 2010s, tattooing is going through a renaissance. Chris Hoult immersed himself in the Kiwi tattoo scene from 2011 ...and 2012, and brought writer-musician Steve Forbes along for the ride.What they record in New Zealand Tattoo is the view from the studios of New Zealand now, with profiles of leading tattoists including Merv OConnor, Gordon Hatfield, Monique Mataga, Jason Parkinson and Te Rangitu Netana. Combining stunning photography and snappy text, New Zealand Tattoo is a contemporary celebration of tattooing here in its three rich tradiions: Ta Moko (Maori tattoo), Tatau (Pacific Islands tattoo) and Tattoo (European and Asian forms).
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              ISBN 9781877514470
              Published NZ 16 Oct 2012
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Story of Sir Peter Blake
               

              The Story of Sir Peter Blake (Paperback)

              By Duder, Tessa

              • RRP: $21.99
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              Sir Peter Blake s life told for younger readers, interspersed with concise explanations of key sailing concepts, with appeal to lovers of things nautical.

              ISBN 9781877514425
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780947506315
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age Children
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              Charlie
               

              Charlie (Paperback)

              By McMillan, Dawn; Illustrated by Kinnaird, Ross

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              Another fun story from Dawn McMillan and Ross Kinnaird with delightful colour illustrations.

              ISBN 9780947506339
              Published NZ 4 Oct 2017
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Polynesian Navigation & the Discovery of New Zealand
                

              Polynesian Navigation & the Discovery of New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Evans, Jeff

              • RRP: $39.99
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              "Polynesian navigation and the discovery of New Zealand offers a straightforward account of how and why Polynesian seafarers made their journey south to New Zealand shores. The first part discusses the origins of the voyages, legends of the homeland and the explorer Kupe, traditi...onal Polynesian navigation techniques, and the preservation of seafaring knowledge by Maori. The second part presents a gripping account of the canoe Hawaiki-nui retracing the route from Tahiti to New Zealand in 1985 using traditional voyaging methods"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781877514159
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2011
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 14+ years
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