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              The Porangi Boy
               

              The Porangi Boy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kino, Shilo

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              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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              Kuwi & Friends Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua: 2020: 1
                

              Kuwi & Friends Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua: 2020: 1 (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Quin, Kat; Translated by Papa, Pania

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              Beginners Maori Language Picture Dictionary, for the Whole Family. From the #1 bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of the Kuwi the Kiwi series, Kat Merewether, comes a large scale, stunningly illustrated visual dictionary. Full of over 1000 basic words in te reo ...Maori and English, perfect for every New Zealander.
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              ISBN 9780994136497
              Published NZ 20 Jan 2020
              Publisher Illustrated Publishing
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Kuwi and Friends
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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              Dawn Raid
               

              Dawn Raid (Paperback)

              By Smith, Pauline

              • RRP: $19.99
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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 New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Flight of the Fantail
               

              Flight of the Fantail (Paperback)

              By Matuku, Steph

              • RRP: $30.00
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              A busload of high school students crash in a remote part of Aotearoa New Zealand. Only a few survive; their phones are not working and there's no food. There is also something strange happening here. To make it out, they have to discover what's really going on and who or what is ...behind it all.
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              ISBN 9781775503521
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 13+ 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.

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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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              The Bone Tiki
                

              The Bone Tiki (Paperback)

              By Hair, David

              • RRP: $19.99
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              What do you do when you meet a tohunga makutu? You run. When reality dissolves and myths and legends come alive? You run faster. And when the dead come to life and blood debts have to be paid, will you have the courage to do what must be done? Matiu Douglas has a bone tiki he sto...le from a tangi. His father's important new client wants it. Badly. And he has some very nasty friends. When Mat is forced to flee for his life, an unexpected meeting with a girl called Pania sets his world spinning. Suddenly he's running through the bush with a girl-clown, a dog who is way too human, and a long-dead warrior. Fearful creatures from legend are rising up around him, and Mat faces a terrifying ordeal. And there is nowhere left to hide...not even in another world. A breathtaking adventure set in two parallel New Zealands, from exciting new author David Hair. David, who is from Wellington, is currently living in India. The Bone Tiki is his first novel.
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              ISBN 9781869507343
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Once
               

              Once (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Gleitzman, Morris

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              For three years and eight months Felix has lived in a convent orphanage high in the mountains of Poland. He is different from the other orphans, though, as Felix is convinced his parents are still alive and that they will one day come back to get him. But instead, the orphanage i...s visited by a group of Nazis... This book is suitable for ages 11+.
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              ISBN 9780143301950
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2005
              Publisher Penguin Random House Australia
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Once/Now/Then/After
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              I Am Not Esther
               

              I Am Not Esther (Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              When Kirby's mother tells her she is going away for two years, and is leaving her with relatives she's never heard of, it is every teenage girl's nightmare. These relatives are members of a closed religious sect. They have no television, radio, newspapers or mirrors and Kirby mus...t wear long, modest clothes and behave in a 'Godly' way, or else. They even give her a new biblical name, Esther. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869799076
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              How Do I Feel?: A Dictionary of Emotions for Children - With 60+ definitions to help children identify and understand their emotions
                

              How Do I Feel?: A Dictionary of Emotions for Children - With 60+ definitions to help children identify and understand their emotions (Hardback)

              By Lipp, Rebekah; Illustrated by Phillips, Craig

              • RRP: $39.99
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              With 60+ definitions to help improve emotional literacy. This HUGE hardcover book with over 140 pages, is all about our children learning to recognise and label emotions and feelings.

              ISBN 9780473558628
              Published NZ 16 May 2021
              Publisher Wildling Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Dawn Raids
               

              Dawn Raids (Paperback)

              By Kightley, Oscar

              • RRP: $21.99
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              "Tension is rising in 1970s New Zealand. Muldoons government is cracking down on illegal immigration and the notorious dawn raids are ripping Pasifika families from their beds. At the eye of this political storm, everyday New Zealanders like Sione struggle to keep their families ...united. Fuarosa, the familys resident overstayer, fights against the chaos to keep hold of her freedom and Siones sister Teresa might be getting in too deep with black rights activists. First staged in 1997, Dawn Raids is just as confronting and relevant now as it ever has been. Oscar Kightley pulls no punches and brings the play to life with his trademark hilarity and wit"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780908607631
              Published NZ 12 Nov 2017
              Publisher Playmarket
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series NZ Play Series
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