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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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              The Astromancer: The Rising of Matariki
                

              The Astromancer: The Rising of Matariki (Hardback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

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              The Astromancer is looking for four new apprentices to learn about Matariki and the Maramataka calendar. She chooses three boys and an orphan girl, Aria, who will come only if she can bring her smelly dog. Aria, though, is bored by the lessons, and she doesn't want to be told wha...t to do. But these are dangerous times, and Ruatapu the Ravenous is about to threaten the safety of the whole tribe. Will Aria step up to save them? Also available in te reo Maori as Te Kokorangi.
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              ISBN 9780143776154
              Published NZ 17 May 2022
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              Falling into Rarohenga
               

              Falling into Rarohenga (Paperback)

              By Matuku, Steph

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              Sixteen-year-old Tui is fed up with twin brother Kae who has been off the rails since mum and dad split up. When their father kidnaps their mother, the pair are unexpectedly dragged into the drama. Pulled through a portal to Rarohenga, the Underworld, their quest to save their mo...ther begins. But strange forces and threaten their journey.
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              ISBN 9781775506232
              Published NZ 15 Jul 2021
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Nanny Mihi's Medicine / Nga Rongoa a Nanny Mihi
                

              Nanny Mihi's Medicine / Nga Rongoa a Nanny Mihi (Paperback)

              By Drewery, Melanie; Illustrated by Simpson, Suzanne; Translated by Rangitauira, Kanapu

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              * Third in the Nanny Mihi series, featuring striking new illustrations * First in series to be fully bilingual Maori and English * Publishing in time for Matariki 2022

              ISBN 9781990042119
              Published NZ 15 Jun 2022
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Nanny Mihi
              Language (Te Reo Maori & English)
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              Amorangi and Millie's Trip Through Time
               

              Amorangi and Millie's Trip Through Time (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Keenan, Lauren

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              In their travels, the children experience aspects of events in New Zealand history, such as the invasion of Parihaka, the Great Depression, World War Two, the Musket Wars and the eruption of Mount Taranaki. They also experience changes in the town and landscape, the attitudes of ...people and the way people live their lives.
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              ISBN 9781775506553
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2022
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              How My Koro Became a Star
               

              How My Koro Became a Star (Paperback)

              By Te Paa, Brianne; Illustrated by Morehouse, Hemi

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              A young boy learns about the customs around celebrating Matariki from his grandfather. They watch the stars from the top of a mountain, prepare their offering of food for the gods, and the boy learns about Te Waka o Rangi and the tradition of calling out the names of loved ones w...ho have passed away so that they can become stars. Just before Matariki the following year, the boy's Koro suddenly dies. He gathers and prepares the food offering and asks each family member to come with him up the mountain when Matariki is due to rise, but they all make excuses, and he is disheartened. But when he tells them what Koro taught him, they all climb the mountain before sunrise, follow the rituals Koro carried out and call out Koro's name so that he can become a star.
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              ISBN 9781775506935
              Published NZ 31 May 2022
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Language (English)
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              Impossible: Young Readers' Edition
               

              Impossible: Young Readers' Edition (Paperback)

              By Walker, Stan

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              An abridged edition of the bestselling memoir Stan Walker is one of Aotearoa's most famous singers. Since winning Australian Idol in 2009, he has earned eight gold and five platinum singles, as well as one double platinum and one triple platinum single in New Zealand. But nothing... ever came easy for Stan. What were the chances for a kid whose parents had both been in jail? Whose world had been filled with drugs and violence and things no kid should even know about? Stan Walker's autobiography Impossible is a story about courage and hope; resilience and dedication; and about a young Maori boy finding his place and purpose, never forgetting who he is and where he came from.
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              ISBN 9781775541882
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2022
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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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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              The Maori Picture Dictionary: Te Papakupu Whakaahua
               

              The Maori Picture Dictionary: Te Papakupu Whakaahua (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Sinclair, Margaret; Calman, Ross; Illustrated by Morgan, Josh; By Te Aho-White, Isobel Joy

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              This comprehensive picture dictionary contains illustrations for over 1400 of the most common words used in daily life. Wonderfully illustrated by two up-and-coming Maori artists, The Maori Picture Dictionary / Te Papakupu Whakaahua has a sense of fun that makes it easy to use. M...any words are clarified in short sentences in both English and te reo. There is also an index of Maori to English words at the back - ideal for quick reference. Other useful sections cover numbers, days of the week and months of the year, plus full-page themed illustrations covering school, home and the marae. A great introduction to the Maori language for all ages.
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              ISBN 9780143772668
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2022
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Language (English & Te Reo Maori)
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              Let's Celebrate Matariki
                

              Let's Celebrate Matariki (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Tutagalevao, Abel Junior

              • RRP: $50.99
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              A fun picture book for preschoolers and Primary junior classes exploring what Matariki was in a traditional sense so it can be understood and celebrated in contemporary society. It includes plenty of new vocabulary and will encourage tamariki, kaiako and whanau to use the Maori w...ords they already know, as well as adding new vocabulary and phrases.
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              ISBN 9781991157249
              Published NZ 13 Dec 2021
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 3-10 years
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