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          Turangaarere: Story of the Flying Office John Pohe
              

          Turangaarere: Story of the Flying Office John Pohe (DVD, G)

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          On the 24th of March 1944, two hundred and twenty allied airmen huddle silently in a German POW camp in Poland. After months of planning, they are about to attempt an escape of unbelievable magnitude and logistics. The event will be recorded in history and known as The Great Esca...pe. Among them is World War II's first Maori pilot, Porokoru Patapu Pohe (also known as John Pohe). He has only been in the camp for 6 months but in that time, he has managed to make his way up the list of escapees to number 65 of 220. He has completed a tour of duty and cheated death a number of times, earning himself the nickname Lucky Johnny. Turangaarere is the story of his incredible life.
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          DVD Code 1006499
          Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
          Publisher Miscellaneous
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          Oku Moe Moea: The Dream Which is Bigger Than I am
              

          Oku Moe Moea: The Dream Which is Bigger Than I am (DVD, G)

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          This powerful short film offers vital viewing for all who believe that art is not a luxury but a human necessity. Through the eyes of a gifted boy growing up in isolation, it raises the question of how to rise above the limited vision of marginalization of arts in today`s societi...es. Through the film, we glimpse the anguish of youth coping with violence against their talents. Filmed in Opotiki, New Zealand, with a local cast and skilled and creative writing and film crew, this simple story challenges everyone concerned with our children's future. Book available on ISBN: 9781507850992 N.B. DVD is also known as "Art I Am".
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          DVD Code 69775
          Published NZ 1 Mar 2015
          Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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          Restoring the 1819 Atlas (dvd and library licence)
            

          Restoring the 1819 Atlas (dvd and library licence) (DVD)

          By Goodwin, Peter

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          When making this Bookbinding DVD series master bookbinder PETER GOODWIN kept libraries, rare book departments and special collections in the forefront of his mind. This license allows libraries and institutions to do this in addition to normal services. In this DVD, master bookbi...nder Peter Goodwin shows how he approaches this unusual binding. At the same time he demonstrates how he binds the traditional half-bound leather book which is seen in libraries all over the world. To make the maps in an atlas lie straight with no thread showing requires a special sewing technique. He demonstrates the use of the "plough". This was the old fashioned method of cutting edges before the guillotine was invented. It is rarely seen today and written explanations are hard to understand. However once seen never forgotten. Colored hand-sewn head bands, paper repair and traditional half-leather binding are also covered in detail. It is a treat to watch Peter Goodwin show how easy it is for beginners to work with leather. His no fuss approach is refreshing.
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          ISBN 142559
          Released NZ 24 Aug 2005
          Publisher Peter Goodwin Book Binding
          Interest Age General Audience
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          Hook, Line & Sinker (dvd)
            

          Hook, Line & Sinker (dvd) (DVD)

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          PJ (Rangimoana Taylor) is a truckdriver with a workingman's pride in his job. His partner Ronnie (Carmel McGlone), her two kids bordering on adulthood, singing at the local pub and fishing with his best mate Jono (KC Kelly), form the backbone of his modest existence. But when he ...fails a mandatory eye test and loses his driving licence, PJ's life unravels. In the face of his imminent future as a blind man, the ever pragmatic Ronnie upscales her wedding dress business with the help of her ambitious older sister Bernadette (Geraldine Brophy) to become the breadwinner of the family. But PJ, refusing to accept the loss of his sight and unable to cope with the rapidly altering family dynamics, takes everyone on a tumultuous emotional journey to the very edge until, with Ronnie's help, he is willing to accept a new place for himself in the world.
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          ISBN 275820
          Published NZ 10 Nov 2011
          Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
          Interest Age General Audience
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          What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted?
             

          What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted? (DVD, R16)

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          (New Zealand) This is the powerful sequel to 'Once Were Warriors (1994)'. Once they were warriors. Men of honour. Now five years on one man's battle has only just begun. See 'Once Were Warriors (1994) / What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted? (1999)'.

          DVD Code 786632
          Barcode 44007866320
          Released NZ 16 Sep 2001
          Publisher Universal
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          Three Wise Cousins
             

          Three Wise Cousins (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, PG)

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          Adam (Neil Amitauni) discovers that Mary (Gloria Blake) only wants to go out with a 'real island guy'. Keen to impress Mary, Adam heads to Samoa to find his cousins Mose (Vito Vito) and Tavita (Fesuiai Villamu) who will give him all the 'wisdom' he needs to become a 'real island ...guy'. Three Wise Cousins is the hit comedy that has had audiences laughing all across the Pacific.
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          DVD Code MMA9185
          Barcode 9322225218826
          Released NZ 24 Nov 2016
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Outrageous Fortune Series 4
             

          Outrageous Fortune Series 4 (DVD, R16)

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          The Wests are back... for a fourth series of New Zealand's best loved comedy-drama! Cheryl battles Wolf to defend her kids and castle, but as family tensions erupt, the worst villain may be the enemy within... Cheryl is still leading by example - even if she falls for a cop - but... is struggling to hold the family together: Wolf wants back in; Jethro is trying to keep Wolf and Sheree out of his apartment (and his bed); Loretta is struggling to be a mum; and Grandpa is on the hunt for the bastard who knocked up Rita. Meanwhile, Pascalle is somehow trying to heal them all!
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          DVD Code SPP0011
          Barcode 9322225220157
          Released NZ 5 Sep 2017
          Publisher Madman Films
          Series Outrageous Fortune
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          Wild Coasts With Craig Potton
             

          Wild Coasts With Craig Potton (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, G)

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          Following the critical and ratings success of Rivers comes Wild Coasts; a fascinating and insightful exploration of New Zealand's coasts with renowned photographer and conservationist Craig Potton. Wild Coasts with Craig Potton follows celebrated landscape photographer and conser...vationist Craig Potton, as he explores New Zealand's extraordinarily rich and varied coastline. The five-part Wild Coasts series takes viewers from spectacular places known the world over to isolated unknown wilderness spots. Throughout Wild Coasts, Craig spends time with people who live by and love New Zealand's coasts, including scientists, sailors, swimmers, artists, iwi, boaties and bach owners. Craig examines the amazing biodiversity of our coastal world and investigates the threats to habitats; and the impressive efforts of New Zealanders to protect our coast and its natural treasures.
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          DVD Code R-F21415-9
          Barcode 9415600113059
          Released NZ 5 Oct 2011
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Daffodils
             

          Daffodils (DVD, M)

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          Daffodils is a bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of the most iconic New Zealand pop songs from artists like Crowded House and Bic Runga.

          DVD Code DLNZ0104
          Barcode 9338683124180
          Released NZ 3 Jul 2019
          Publisher Sony
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          Off the Radar
             

          Off the Radar (DVD, PG)

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          There is much romance surrounding the concept of escaping the rat race to live a self-sustainable lifestyle and surely Aotearoa is the best place on earth to make this back-to-basics dream come true... comedian Te Radar is finding out. This series explores the delights and diffic...ulties of trying to sustain oneself off what one man can hunt, grow and fish. Te Radar is discovering there is much to keep one occupied on long cold nights in the tent; do saucers of beer really keep snails off cabbages? Does goat make tasty salami? And what happens when the time comes for Willie the pet pig to hit the dinner platter? Off The Radar also touches on topical green issues facing New Zealand like the viability of solar power and how simple steps like composting and starting a worm bin reduce landfill. From breaking in the veggie patch to selling off the home made pickle and home grown spuds... life Off The Radar is filled with ups and downs of living in small town New Zealand, relying on the neighbours for a hand and batt
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          DVD Code MMA2899
          Barcode 9322225074934
          Released NZ 5 Mar 2009
          Publisher Madman Films
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