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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. View our recently added titles.

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              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World
               

              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

              • RRP: $25.00
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              "An inspiring illustrated story for children about Jacinda Ardern, and her meteoric rise to become the worlds youngest female leader"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143774518
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 years
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              Lost Wonders
               

              Lost Wonders (Paperback)

              By Ell, Sarah; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

              • RRP: $24.99
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              The stories of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are told in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on first-hand accounts and supported with useful illustrations. It draws on accounts of their demise, and of the social climate in New Zeal...and in which these extinctions occurred. Illustrated with line drawings by Phoebe Morris, and written in a relatable style, this is perfect for 8-12 year olds, telling true stories about the species and the people involved in their extinction and/or recovery. Featured species include those which are long gone - New Zealand's dinosaurs, penguins and pelicans, and the giant gecko; extinctions since the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia and laughing owl, and native fish the grayling; species which were lost and found - the takahe, taiko, Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction and how it came to this - kakapo, kaki, Maui's dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
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              ISBN 9781988547442
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              Kia Kaha: Together Standing Strong
               

              Kia Kaha: Together Standing Strong (Paperback)

              By Pitman-Hayes, June; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky; Translated by Roberts, Ngaere; Assisted by Terei, Pio

              • RRP: $19.99
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              "From singer-songwriter June Pitman-Hayes comes this rousing and fortifying new waiata for Kiwi children from all backgrounds. This heart-warming story and song celebrates the strength in community"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781775436225
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living
               

              Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Tipene, Francis; Tipene, Kaiora

              • RRP: $39.99
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              A celebration of life and death. A book to make you laugh and cry. A deep, funny and personal story about the lives of New Zealand's favourite undertakers, Francis and Kaiora Tipene. Born and raised in Northland, the married couple and parents to five boys now star in the third s...eries of their own reality television show The Casketeers, a show about day-to-day life (and death) at their Auckland funeral business, Tipene Funerals. This is Francis and Kaiora's story, a story about a modest yet richly cultural Maori upbringing in the communities of Pawarenga and Kaitaia, the trials and tribulations of their love and marriage, the joy of raising five sons, and the dedication and mahi required to grow a business. It's also a book about traditions of tangihanga, tikanga Maori and Polynesian ways of morning the dead. Inspirational, hilarious, and wise: this is a book to make you see dying, grief and remembrance in a totally new light.
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              ISBN 9781775541486
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Dozer the Fire Cat
               

              Dozer the Fire Cat (Paperback)

              By Prokop, Robyn; Illustrated by Cooper, Jenny

              • RRP: $18.99
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              "In February 2019, a tiny spark in a Pigeon Valley paddock became the largest fire in New Zealand since 1955. Up to 150 volunteer firefighters fought the blaze. Around 3,500 people were evacuated, including the whole town of Wakefield. Story is based on a real cat that survived t...he fires. While his family is busy packing up to evacuate, Dozer is oblivious, busy doing what Dozer does . . . stalking, pouncing, washing . . . and sleeping. But when he wakes up, his family has gone and the world is a frightening place!"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775436171
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 0-5 years
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              TE RATAKA a Tama Hungoingoi (2) Ko Rodrick kei Runga: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2) te reo Maori edition
               

              TE RATAKA a Tama Hungoingoi (2) Ko Rodrick kei Runga: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2) te reo Maori edition (Paperback)

              By Kinney, Jeff

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              "Whatever you do, don't ask Greg Heffley how he spent his summer holidays, because he definitely doesn't want to talk about it. As Greg enters the new school year, he's eager to put the past three months behind him... and one event in particular. Unfortunately for Greg, his older... brother Rodrick knows all about the incident. And secrets have a way of getting out... especially when a diary is involved"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143774693
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              The Boys in the Waka Ama
               

              The Boys in the Waka Ama (Paperback)

              By Belcher, Angie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie

              • RRP: $18.99
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              "Tahi, rua, toru, wha! Hoea to waka! Meet the team of boys who are training hard for the big competition in this exciting story about waka ama racing!"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143774297
              Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              The Midnight Adventures of Ruru and Kiwi
               

              The Midnight Adventures of Ruru and Kiwi (Paperback)

              By Scott, Clare; Illustrated by Haarhoff, Amy

              • RRP: $19.99
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              The delightful rhyming story of Ruru and Kiwi, who host a midnight forest party for their friends, with award-winning illustrations. The Ruru and Kiwi went into the bush, wrapped snug in night's velvety black. They took some runny manuka honey tied up in a flax-woven sack. Drawin...g on a cast of nocturnal New Zealand creatures, with award-winning illustrations by Amy Haarhoff, Clare Scott's story imagines Edward Lear's famous nonsense poem taking place in a moonlit forest in Aotearoa.
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              ISBN 9780143773146
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness
               

              Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ahmed, Farid

              • RRP: $36.99
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              Husna's Story is written by Husna's husband Farid Ahmed. They were praying at El Noor Mosque in Christchurch when a gunman burst in and shot and killed 51 people and injured many others in a terrorist attack. This book tells Husna's story, describing the day of the attack - in al...l of its normal, mundane detail up until the tragedy, and then the horrendous tragedy of what followed. Interwoven with this is the story of Husna's life, telling of the selflessness and bravery with which she lived her life. As well as looking after her paraplegic husband, Husna was an important member of the community, helping women when they were giving birth, running classes for children and helping many others. Her last selfless act was going back into the mosque to look for her husband on that fateful day. She had already led the other women and children to safety. Tragically she was shot. Husna's husband, Farid Ahmed, quite incredibly, forgives the alleged killer. His remarkable philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love is an example of how religion and faith, through personal application, can be a tool for navigating the most horrific of tragedies.
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              ISBN 9781988547480
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

              The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (Paperback)

              By Collins, Suzanne

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Untitled Panem Novel will revisit the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games.

              ISBN 9781743836811
              Published NZ 20 May 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Hunger Games
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