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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)

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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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              He Paki Taonga i a Maui
               

              He Paki Taonga i a Maui (Hardback)

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

              ISBN 9780995113619
              Published NZ 21 Nov 2019
              Publisher Te Papa Press
              Interest Age Children
              Language (Maori)
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              New Zealand Seaweeds: An Illustrated Guide: 2020
                

              New Zealand Seaweeds: An Illustrated Guide: 2020 (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By Nelson, Wendy

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              • Pub Date
                11 Mar 20

              The definitive and expert guide to the seaweeds of New Zealand's coastal waters.

              ISBN 9780995113602
              Published NZ 11 Mar 2020
              Publisher Te Papa Press
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              Why is That Lake So Blue?
               

              Why is That Lake So Blue? (Paperback)

              By Pollard, Simon

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              A fascinating, fun and engaging book on New Zealand's amazing natural world.

              ISBN 9780994146014
              Published NZ 11 Oct 2018
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              Lost Gold: Ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands
                

              Lost Gold: Ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands (Paperback)

              Edited by Miskelly, Colin; Symes, Craig

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              • Pub Date
                9 Apr 20

              This special book-format issue of Birds New Zealands journal Notornis is devoted to the birds of the Auckland Islands Maukahuka/Motu Maha, the largest and biologically most diverse island group in the New Zealand subantarctic region. Its 19 chapters, written by leading ornitholog...ists, cover a wide range of topics, including the history of ornithological discovery, biogeography, the impacts of introduced mammals and people, prehistoric bird communities based on bone assemblages, and population, ecological and genetic studies of several of the endemic or otherwise notable birds of the island group including Auckland Island snipe, white-headed petrel, and several albatross species.
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              ISBN 9780995113664
              Published NZ 9 Apr 2020
              Publisher Te Papa Press
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              The Genius of Bugs
               

              The Genius of Bugs (Paperback)

              By Pollard, Simon

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              Illustrated fact book about the world of bugs.

              ISBN 9780994136213
              Published NZ 8 Dec 2016
              Publisher Te Papa Press
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              My New Zealand Colours Book
               

              My New Zealand Colours Book (Board Book)

              By Press, Te Papa

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              New Zealand board book, featuring highly recognisable popular images of objects and artworks from the Te Papa collection. For babies and toddlers (ages 0-3)

              ISBN 9780987668899
              Published NZ 11 Jul 2014
              Publisher Te Papa Press
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Tangata o le Moana: New Zealand and the People of the Pacific
                

              Tangata o le Moana: New Zealand and the People of the Pacific (Paperback)

              By Mallon, Sean; Edited by Mahina-Tuai, Kolokesa; Salesa, Damon Ieremia

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              This illustrated history tells the amazing story of Pacific people and their relationships with, and contributions to, New Zealand society. In a great feat of exploration and migration, Pacific Islanders became the first people to step foot on these shores some 800 years ago. Tod...ay, New Zealand is home to the largest population of Pacific Islanders anywhere in the world, and New Zealand has a long history with the other islands of the Pacific, their people and their cultures. Yet how many New Zealanders consider themselves Pacific Islanders, despite this shared geography and past? How many know the amazing history of New Zealands Pacific people? Tangata o le Moana is the first book to present that history. It tells the stories of Pacific people past and present, in all areas of life on the street, on the sports field, in the recording studio, on the political stage, and beyond. There are highs, and there are lows from the dawn raids of the 1970s to Tana Umaga becoming first Samoan captain of the All Blacks. And alongside tales of legendary figures like Kupe and historical figures like the navigator priest Tupaia, there are previously untold stories, too like the first-person accounts of Pacific people who visited and settled here in the 1800s, at a time when New Zealands leaders dreamed of creating their own empire in the Pacific, or the Pacific Islands soldiers who fought and died for New Zealand in the two world wars. Across fifteen chapters written by leading historians and writers, every aspect of New Zealands relationship with Pacific people is covered from migration to tourism, economics to politics, sport to the arts. Drawing on diverse sources and handsomely illustrated with specially commissioned maps, historical and contemporary photos, archival documents and images of evocative museum objects, Tangata o le Moana presents a very colourful, deeply human record of the story of New Zealand as a Pacific place
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              ISBN 9781877385728
              Published NZ 20 Apr 2012
              Publisher Te Papa Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Essential Audrey Eagle
               

              The Essential Audrey Eagle (Paperback, New edition)

              By Eagle, Audrey

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              "Presents more than 150 paintings of our most loved native plants, from every major genus. The beautiful full-colour plates are accompanied by detailed notes, and a fresh introduction tells the story of Audrey Eagle and sets her place in the history of botanical illustration of N...ew Zealand's unique native flora"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781877385902
              Published NZ 20 Sep 2013
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              Aztecs: Conquest and Glory
               

              Aztecs: Conquest and Glory (Paperback)

              By Jimson, Kerry

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              Drawing on exclusive access to the cultural treasures of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), this accessible, colorful book tells of the complexity, richness, splendor, and mystery of the Aztec civilization. The book reflects the latest archaeological ...knowledge about the Mexican people and provides exclusive interviews with a range of international experts on Mexican life and culture. Included in the book are more than 200 color reproductions of treasures from the national museums of Mexico, archival documents, iconic codices featuring pictograms of Aztec writing, and rare archaeological images from the temples--particularly the Templo Mayor where human sacrifices were made less than 500 years ago. The story of the Aztecs is fascinating, dramatic, and ultimately tragic--from its mythic origins, rituals, and ways of life to its tragic conquest--and this visually stunning resource reflects the profound heritage of Aztec culture and its continuing importance at the heart of Mexican life today.
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              ISBN 9780987668837
              Published NZ 20 Sep 2013
              Publisher Te Papa Press
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