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            This area features titles by New Zealand, Australian or Pasifika authors or publishers. It also contains titles from around the world with a uniquely New Zealand, Australian and Pasifika perspective. This in-depth coverage includes material supplied by mainstream publishers, small specialist/niche publishers and self-published authors.

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            Merchant, Miner, Mandarin: The life and times of the remarkable Choie Sew Hoy: 2020
              

            Merchant, Miner, Mandarin: The life and times of the remarkable Choie Sew Hoy: 2020 (Paperback)

            By Agnew, Jenny Sew Hoy; Agnew, Trevor

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $44.99
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            • Pub Date
              29 Jun 20

            Richly illustrated and deeply researched, 'Merchant, Miner, Mandarin' is both the compelling biography of one of the most distinguished figures of New Zealand business and an intriguing account of late 19th-century society, industry and race relations.

            ISBN 9781988503097
            Published NZ 29 Jun 2020
            Publisher Canterbury University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Te Wheke: Pathways Across Oceania
               

            Te Wheke: Pathways Across Oceania (Hardback)

            By Milburn ., Felicity

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            Te wheke means octopus in te reo Maori. For many cultures the Pacific Ocean, this resourceful, adventurous creature is a symbol of early voyages from the Polynesian homelands of Hawaiki. In Aotearoa New Zealand, conventional art history tells the stories of art that ties us to Br...itain and Europe. This book looks in a different direction - from the Pacific outwards. Te Wheke features a selection of excellent examples of art from Aotearoa and the Pacific, each with a short text opening up conversations about the journeys, tensions and connections that shape Oceania's past, present and future.Te wheke means octopus in te reo Maori. For many cultures the Pacific Ocean, this resourceful, adventurous creature is a symbol of early voyages from the Polynesian homelands of Hawaiki. In Aotearoa New Zealand, conventional art history tells the stories of art that ties us to Britain and Europe. This book looks in a different direction - from the Pacific outwards. Te Wheke features a selection of excellent examples of art from Aotearoa and the Pacific, each with a short text opening up conversations about the journeys, tensions and connections that shape Oceania's past, present and future.
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            ISBN 9781877375637
            Published NZ 24 Apr 2020
            Publisher Christchurch Art Gallery Te Pu
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Taurite Maori Pukapuka
              

            Taurite Maori Pukapuka (Paperback)

            • RRP: $31.99
            • $31.99

            Start your pepi on their journey through the sights of the world with images natural to their own culture through our black and white Taurite Maori pukapuka. Each image has its own meaning and story, building on purakau maori learning theory. Surround your baby with images tha...t help them become more of who they are.
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            ISBN 9780473435844
            Published NZ Not specified
            Publisher Miscellaneous
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Availability
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            Pasifika Coastwatchers
              

            Pasifika Coastwatchers (Hardback)

            By Riley, David

            • RRP: $28.99
            • $28.99
            • Pub Date
              11 Jun 20

            Pasifika Coastwatchers.Their job was to report the movements of Japanese aircraft, ships and submarines during WW2. If they were caught they were beaten, imprisoned and sometimes executed. But without these brave men, women and children, the Pacific war may have been lost.

            ISBN 9780995135338
            Published NZ 11 Jun 2020
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
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            Love Your Career from the Start: Making decisions for your future - a guide for young adults
              

            Love Your Career from the Start: Making decisions for your future - a guide for young adults (Paperback)

            By Caroline, Sandford

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $35.99
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            • Pub Date
              8 Jul 20

            This practical book for 15-25-year-olds helps you make good decisions about your career. It contains easy exercises to help you: * understand who you are and who you want to become, * explore options that are right for you, * create an action plan, * identify the strategies your ...need to create the future that YOU want.
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            ISBN 9781877429293
            Published NZ 8 Jul 2020
            Publisher Calico Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            From Gondwana to the Ice Age: The geology of New Zealand over the last 100 million years: 2020
              

            From Gondwana to the Ice Age: The geology of New Zealand over the last 100 million years: 2020 (Paperback)

            By Laird, Malcolm; Bradshaw, John

            • RRP: $89.99
            • $80.99
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            • Pub Date
              30 Jul 20

            This volume is the culmination of a comprehensive survey of New Zealand's Cretaceous-Cenozoic strata, begun in 1978, and presents an up-to-date synthesis and interpretation of regional sedimentary information from a variety of sources; the study has been expanded to include large... areas of the continental shelf and beyond.
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            ISBN 9781927145999
            Published NZ 30 Jul 2020
            Publisher Canterbury University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook
              

            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook (Paperback)

            Edited by Hutchings, Jessica

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $36.00
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            • Pub Date
              31 Jul 20

            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook shines a light on Maori relationships with soil, as well as the connections between soil and food security, and frames these links within the wider discourse of tino rangatiratanga from a variety of Maor...i perspectives.
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            ISBN 9780473516192
            Published NZ 31 Jul 2020
            Publisher FREERANGE PRESS
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Hug Blanket
              

            The Hug Blanket (Hardback)

            By Gurney, Chris; Illustrated by Chisholm, Lael

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $15.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Aug 20
            ISBN 9781775436348
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Omeletta Hen
              

            Omeletta Hen (Paperback)

            By Wilkey, Janelle; Illustrated by Hinde, Deborah

            • RRP: $17.99
            • $14.39
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            • Pub Date
              1 Aug 20
            ISBN 9781775436393
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Availability
            Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days
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            The Undertaker's Apprentice
               

            The Undertaker's Apprentice (Paperback)

            By Oliver, Geraldine

            • Imp. $40.50
            • $40.50
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            Dartel was going to be an AB*, a living legend, until the accident that killed his best mate Peejay. Peejay's death changed everything. Dartel found himself working for the undertaker who took charge of Peejay's funeral.

            ISBN 9781784655211
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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