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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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            Te Wheke Pathways Across Oceania
                

            Te Wheke Pathways Across Oceania (Hardback)

            By Hall, Ken

            • RRP: $39.00
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            • Pub Date
              24 Apr 20

            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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            Letters to the Otago Daily Times
              

            Letters to the Otago Daily Times (Paperback)

            By Brasch, Charles

            • RRP: $127.99
            • $127.99
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            ISBN 1046401
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Kamelia Lino Zarka: History-making Pilot
              

            Kamelia Lino Zarka: History-making Pilot (Hardback)

            By Riley, David

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.99
            • Pub Date
              25 May 20

            Kamelia Lino Zarka tracks Kamelia's journey from the Kingdom of Tonga, to the skies of Hawaii. You'll read how she made history by becoming the first Tongan female to captain a commercial airline. And you'll be inspired to see how her daughters are following in her high achieving... footsteps. The sky is no limit for this Tongan family!
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            ISBN 9780995135369
            Published NZ 25 May 2020
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Wahine Toa
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            Lisa Carrington: Olympic Champion
              

            Lisa Carrington: Olympic Champion (Hardback)

            By Riley, David

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.99
            • Pub Date
              25 May 20

            Wahine Toa: Lisa Carrington tells the story of a girl from a small New Zealand town, who became the first Maori in history to win an Olympic gold medal. You'll learn how to use challenges in your own life as motivation. And you'll discover that no matter where you come from, it's... okay to dream big!
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            ISBN 9780995135307
            Published NZ 25 May 2020
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Wahine Toa
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            Stacey Waaka: World champion rugby player
              

            Stacey Waaka: World champion rugby player (Hardback)

            By Riley, David

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.99
            • Pub Date
              25 May 20

            Stacey Waaka follows Stacey's journey from Ruatoki to the rugby stadiums of the world. Read about some of the many challenges she's been through, including a terrifying bus crash, and how she overcame them. Find out how her faith, family, friends, coaches, teachers and culture ha...ve guided and powered her to aim high in life.
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            ISBN 9780473504618
            Published NZ 25 May 2020
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Wahine Toa
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            How Tonga got its name: Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa
              

            How Tonga got its name: Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa (Hardback)

            By Riley, David

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.99
            • Pub Date
              25 May 20

            Maui threw his line and hook into the ocean. He felt the hook catch onto something huge and heavy. Wow, it's beautiful! Maui said. What amazing sight did Maui see in the ocean that day? Find out in: How Tonga got its name - a bilingual Tongan legend retold by David Riley and tran...slated into Tongan by Julienne Faletau.
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            ISBN 9780995135390
            Published NZ 25 May 2020
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age Children
            Series Pasifika Superheroes
            Language (English)
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            Pasifika Coastwatchers
              

            Pasifika Coastwatchers (Hardback)

            By Riley, David

            • RRP: $28.99
            • $28.99
            • Pub Date
              25 May 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 25 May 2020
            Publisher Reading Warrior
            Interest Age Children
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            The Predatory Delay Diaries: The petroleum industry's survival campaign to slow New Zealand's transition to a low carbon economy
             

            The Predatory Delay Diaries: The petroleum industry's survival campaign to slow New Zealand's transition to a low carbon economy (Paperback)

            By Loomis, Terrence

            • RRP: $25.00
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            The Predatory Delay Diaries documents the petroleum industry's campaign to slow New Zealand's transition to a low carbon economy.

            ISBN 9780473511845
            Published NZ 17 Feb 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            How to Be Old
              

            How to Be Old (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McAlpine, Rachel

            • RRP: $25.00
            • $20.00
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            • Pub Date
              10 Jun 20
            ISBN 9781988595177
            Published NZ 10 Jun 2020
            Publisher The Cuba Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Making Friends with Alice Dyson
             

            Making Friends with Alice Dyson (EPUB ebook – 1st edition)

            By Nwosu, Poppy

            Alice knows exactly how she'll be spending her final year of high school: with her head down, concentrating on textbooks and homework. Until an encounter with the school's most notorious troublemaker derails her plans, turning her life into one enormous complication. A romantic s...tory about rumours, friendship, and discovering who you really are.
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            ISBN 9781743056332
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            Language en
            Published NZ 18 Feb 2020
            Publisher Wakefield Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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