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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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              Dawn Raid
               

              Dawn Raid (Paperback)

              By Smith, Pauline

              • RRP: $18.99
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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
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Cuz
               

              Cuz (Paperback)

              By Laarse, Liz van der

              • RRP: $22.00
              • $17.60
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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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              Maori Made Easy Workbook 1/Kete 1
               

              Maori Made Easy Workbook 1/Kete 1 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Morrison, Scotty

              • RRP: $25.00
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              "The accessible guide to learning the Maori language, no matter your knowledge level. Fun, user-friendly and relevant to modern readers, Scotty Morrison's 'Maori Made Easy' is the one-stop resource for anyone wanting to learn the basics of the Maori language. While dictionaries l...ist words and their definitions, and other language guides offer common phrases, Maori Made Easy connects the dots, allowing the reader to take control of their learning in an empowering way. By committing just 30 minutes a day for 30 weeks, learners will adopt the language easily and as best suits their busy lives"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780143771708
              Published NZ 2 Jan 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Giver
               

              The Giver (Paperback, New edition)

              By Lowry, Lois

              • RRP: $16.99
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              It's a perfect world, where everything looks right. But ugly truths lie beneath the surface!

              ISBN 9780007263516
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2008
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Essential Modern Classics
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              Sticking With Pigs
                

              Sticking With Pigs (Paperback)

              By Scott, Mary-anne

              • RRP: $20.00
              • $16.00
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              Uncle Jeremy has been helping out the family for a while now, dropping off meat he's shot. The offer to go hunting sounds great to 15 year old Wolf. A quick pig hunt, what could go wrong?

              ISBN 9780995106406
              Published NZ 8 Mar 2018
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Shooting Stars
                

              Shooting Stars (Paperback)

              By Falkner, Brian

              • RRP: $18.99
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              Egan Tucker is fifteen and has been in hiding his entire life. But things are about to change. Forced to leave his home, he must venture out into a world that is unlike anything he has ever known. He is not ready for this world. And the world is not ready for Egan.

              ISBN 9781775433606
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2017
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              White Lies Maori Legends and Fairytales
                

              White Lies Maori Legends and Fairytales (Paperback)

              By Dowling-Mitchell, Falstaff

              • RRP: $41.99
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              Pete dreams of being an All Black but life isn't easy - other boys in the rugby team are bigger and stronger, the new principal is trying to take Maori culture away from school, and his annoying daughter wants to be Pete's friend. Stuff that. She's a straight up weirdo! The schoo...l bully wants to smash his face in every chance he gets, and on top of that, his best mate isn't being himself lately. What's going on with him? A book where young characters begin to question their world in Aotearoa. Was land stolen off Maori years ago? If so, what does that mean now? Why was there a war between Maori and Europeans on the banks of the Waikato river? How different are New Zealand Maori from New Zealand Europeans today, and how different did their cultures used to be? When it seems like everything is against Pete, he has to stand up and fight for what he believes in, and he learns that help can come from the most surprising places.
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              ISBN 9780473466060
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Parihaka Woman
                

              The Parihaka Woman (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $38.99
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              There has never been a New Zealand novel quite like The Parihaka Woman. Richly imaginative and original, weaving together fact and fiction, it sets the remarkable story of Erenora against the historical background of the turbulent and compelling events that occurred in Parihaka d...uring the 1870s and 1880s. Parihaka is the place Erenora calls home, a peaceful Taranaki settlement overcome by war and land confiscation. As her world is threatened, Erenora must find within herself the strength, courage and ingenuity to protect those whom she loves. And, like a Shakespearean heroine, she must change herself before she can take up her greatest challenge and save her exiled husband, Horitana. Surprising, inventive and deeply moving, The Parihaka Woman confirms Witi Ihimaera as one of New Zealand's finest and most memorable storytellers. Always surprising and inventive, THE PARIHAKA WOMAN reveals a working writer constantly extending his range and humanity, continuing his exploration into the history of New Zealand and working at its intersections with fiction. It affirms Ihimaera's place in New Zealand literature as one of our finest technicians and storytellers.
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              ISBN 9781869797294
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2011
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Bone Tiki
                

              The Bone Tiki (Paperback)

              By Hair, David

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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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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              Potiki
                

              Potiki (Paperback, reprint)

              By Grace, Patricia

              • RRP: $30.00
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              Winner of the 1987 New Zealand Fiction Award. This compelling novel highlights one community's response to attacks on their ancestral values and symbols provides moving affirmation of the relationship between land and the people who live on it.

              ISBN 9780140088038
              Published NZ 12 Sep 2001
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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