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              The Porangi Boy
               

              The Porangi Boy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kino, Shilo

              Twelve-year-old Niko lives in a small, rural town. The government want to build a prison over the home of a taniwha. Niko's grandfather is busy protesting, but when he dies, it's up to Niko to convince the community that the taniwha is real and stop the prison from being built.

              ISBN 9781775503996
              Published NZ 30 Jul 2020
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Kia Kaha: A Storybook of Maori Who Changed the World
               

              Kia Kaha: A Storybook of Maori Who Changed the World (Hardback)

              By Morrison, Stacey; Sherlock, Jeremy

              • RRP: $45.00
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              A powerful illustrated storybook for the tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa New Zealand celebrating Maoritanga! KIA KAHA is a collection of true stories about amazing Maori who have achieved incredible things. Each of them blazed a trail in their own way, and this pukapuka was wr...itten to show that with your kura huna, your special gifts, YOU can make a difference too. Written by Stacey Morrison and Jeremy Sherlock, and featuring fabulous illustrations by Akoni Pakinga, Haylee Ngaroma, Isobel Joy Te Aho-White, Jess Thompson aka Maori Mermaid, Josh Morgan, Kurawaka Productions, Miriama Grace-Smith, Ngaumutane Jones aka Ms Meemo, Reweti Arapete, Taupuruariki Whakataka-Brightwell, Xoe Hall and Zak Waipara, KIA KAHA is a very special book for the young people of Aotearoa. Featuring people and groups both historic and contemporary, who have achieved great things from land marches and language revival to hip hop and contemporary Maori fashion design, this pukapuka will fill readers of all ages, and from all walks of life, with aroha, whanaungatanga and hope for our future. Kia kaha - be strong, go hard!
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              ISBN 9780143776437
              Published NZ 28 Sep 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 7-12 years
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              Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes
               

              Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $40.00
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              Gavin Bishop's stunning, once-in-a-generation compendium introduces readers to the pantheon of Maori gods, demigods and heroes, and explores Aotearoa's most exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori people of Aotearoa in ...this breathtaking, large-scale illustrated book for children. Before the beginning there was nothing. No sound, no air, no colour - nothing. TE KORE, NOTHING. No one knows how long this nothing lasted because there was no time. However, in this great nothing there was a sense of waiting. Something was about to happen. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori world, and explore Aotearoa's exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Fascinating, beautiful and informative, this once-in-a-generation compendium deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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              ISBN 9780143775690
              Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Charlie Tangaroa and the Creature from the Sea
               

              Charlie Tangaroa and the Creature from the Sea (Paperback)

              By Roxborogh, T. K.

              • RRP: $25.00
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              A one-legged boy stands up against a warring family of Maori gods to save the world.

              ISBN 9781775503972
              Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Cuz
               

              Cuz (Paperback)

              By Laarse, Liz van der

              • RRP: $22.00
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              River is offered a trip on his uncle's trawler. His cousin Huia is annoying, always going on about Maoritanga. When an accident leaves them stranded on the coast of Fiordland, they must work together to save themselves. Cuz is like a NZ Hatchet - David Riley

              ISBN 9780473421885
              Published NZ 8 Mar 2018
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              There's a Moa in the Moonlight: He Moa kei ro Atarau
               

              There's a Moa in the Moonlight: He Moa kei ro Atarau (Hardback, Bilingual)

              By McMillan, Dawn; Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere

              • RRP: $25.99
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              * Irresistible rhymes and flamboyant drawings will captivate * Bilingual English and Maori, in classy hardback * Third in Dawn's series of picture books with NZ animals

              ISBN 9780947506964
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2021
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Language (English & Te Reo Maori)
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              Tikanga: An Introduction to Te Ao Maori
               

              Tikanga: An Introduction to Te Ao Maori (Paperback)

              By Opai, Keri

              • RRP: $39.99
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              A unique explanation of the Maori world for Pakeha, and for Maori people wishing to learn more about tikanga. With simple lucidity and great expertise, Keri Opai shares the spirit and meaning of what it is to be Maori in the 21st century, dispelling myths and misconceptions and p...roviding a solid introduction to the Maori way of life.
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              ISBN 9781990003172
              Published NZ 11 Nov 2021
              Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
              Interest Age Adults / General
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              After the Tampa
               

              After the Tampa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Nazari, Abbas

              • RRP: $36.99
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              The heart-rending story of a seven-year-old 'Tampa' refugee who grew up to become a Fulbright scholar, highlighting the plight and potential of refugees everywhere.

              ISBN 9781988547640
              Published NZ 17 Aug 2021
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Lost and Found: My story of heartbreak and hope
               

              Lost and Found: My story of heartbreak and hope (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Street, Toni

              • RRP: $36.99
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              A remarkable story of devastating loss and recovery.

              ISBN 9781988547732
              Published NZ 28 Sep 2021
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Lit: Stories from home
                

              Lit: Stories from home (Paperback)

              Edited by Kirkby-McLeod, Elizabeth; Foreword by Hager, Mandy

              Short story anthology featuring exclusively kiwi authors

              ISBN 9781990035067
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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