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              Books in the My New Zealand Story series

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              Dawn Raid
               

              Dawn Raid (Paperback)

              By Smith, Pauline

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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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              Earthquake!: Napier, 1930-31
               

              Earthquake!: Napier, 1930-31 (Paperback)

              By McVeagh, Janine

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              The story starts on the 25th of June, 1930 - a sad day in the Bourke household - the funeral of Katie's father. This Catholic family must now survive with earnings from the older siblings and the washing Katie's mother takes in. Then, in February 1931, disaster strikes the small ...town ...
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              ISBN 9781775430155
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Gumdigger: Northland, 1899-1900
               

              Gumdigger: Northland, 1899-1900 (Paperback)

              By Beattie, Kath

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              Reuben Radcliffe's father owns the store in the small township of Waipapa. When the bank forecloses on a loan, Reuben and his family are forced to leave their home and move into a tent. With no money and little food, Reuben has to leave school and find work. Heading north with hi...s father, Reuben joins a gang of Dalmatian gumdiggers.
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              ISBN 9781775430360
              Published NZ 1 May 2011
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Rainbow Warrior: Auckland, 1985
               

              Rainbow Warrior: Auckland, 1985 (Paperback, New edition)

              By Holt, Sharon

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              The Rainbow Warrior was the flag ship of the Greenpeace movement, when it was sunk by agents of the French Foreign Intelligence, while anchored in Auckland harbour, on the 10th of July 1985. In this story thirteen-year-old Rowan Webb gets herself a French penpal and unwittingly b...ecomes involved in an event that not only shocks a nation, but the whole world. Includes historical notes.
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              ISBN 9781775433620
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2015
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Bastion Point: 507 Days on Takaparawha
                

              Bastion Point: 507 Days on Takaparawha (Paperback)

              By Roxborogh, Tania

              "The fictional diary of Erica Tito, Auckland, 1977-78, covering the events of the occupation at Bastion Point (Takaparawha)"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775434795
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2017
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              The Wahine Disaster: Wellington, 1968
               

              The Wahine Disaster: Wellington, 1968 (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

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              It is 1968 when Debbie's grandmother gives her a copy of her forefather's old sea journal. She finds it fascinating and very different from her own diary of school life and troubles with friends. One day, sick in bed, she thinks her long-dead relative is trying to tell her someth...ing. And then she boards the ferry Wahine for a voyage to Wellington. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431336
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Cyclone Bola
               

              Cyclone Bola (Paperback)

              By Beattie, Kath

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              "Fictionalised diary of Amy Dyer who is caught up in Cyclone Bola in Gisborne, 1988. Amy is a twelve-year-old Auckland girl whose parents have left her to stay on a vineyard in Gisborne with relatives while they go on a sailing trip. Cyclone Bola strikes, sending the area into ch...aos. Amy doesn't hear from her parents for weeks and fears they are lost at sea. Gisborne is ravaged by the cyclone and afterwards there is much work to be done clearing up. Amy stays on and helps the community and her family on the vineyard. Her parents eventually return and the family is reunited"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431008
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Canterbury Quake: Christchurch, 2010-11
               

              Canterbury Quake: Christchurch, 2010-11 (Paperback)

              By Wallace, Desna

              "Maddy is a typical 11-year-old girl living in Christchurch - her diary starts in early August with her desperate for a mobile phone, and talking about her best friend Laura, Glee and singing in the school choir, homework, teachers, her siblings ... And then the first earthquake ...hits on 4 September and her world changes"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775431824
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2014
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 6-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59
               

              Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59 (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "Auckland in the 1950s: a time of rock'n'roll, milk bars, bodgies and widgies and teenage rebellion. The Auckland Harbour Bridge is under construction. Simon likes watching the bridge being built, and talking to his uncle and his mates about what's happening on site. Meanwhile, S...imon's best friend Marty is obsessed with the Space Race and younger sister Jo can't stop worrying about the fate of the dogs and monkeys that are the world's first space travellers. Everyone says that life on the North Shore will change once the bridge is finished ...but what does that mean for Simon and his family?--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775431664
              Published NZ 1 May 2014
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Lighthouse Family: Coastal New Zealand 1941-42
               

              Lighthouse Family: Coastal New Zealand 1941-42 (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "For Frances and her family, living on a lighthouse, the war is both far away and scarily close. There are rumours of submarines in the Pacific. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, taken Singapore and bombed Darwin, so what's to stop them invading New Zealand next? But soon ...Frances, the only girl on the island, will have more to worry about than the threat of a Japanese invasion"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431473
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2013
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series My New Zealand Story
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