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              Dawn Raid
               

              Dawn Raid (Paperback)

              By Smith, Pauline

              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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              Harbouring
               

              Harbouring (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              • RRP: $36.00
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              It is 1839 and Huw Pengellin is desperate to find a better life for his family than the one he ekes out in Wales. His wife, Martha, is fully aware just how foolhardy Huw's schemes can be, but she is keen to escape the foundry slums, as well as Huw's brother Gareth, with his hot e...yes and roving hands. Might Colonel Wakefield's plans to take settlers to the distant shores of New Zealand offer a solution? On the other side of the world, watching the new arrivals, is Hineroa, who is also desperate to find a better life. Will she be a slave for ever, will she ever be reunited with her people, and will the ships that keep sailing into the bay bring further trouble? Change is underway, not just for these characters but also for the crescent of beach, thick bush and steep hills that are about to become the bustling settlement of Wellington.
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              ISBN 9780143776673
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2022
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Grand: Becoming my mother's daughter
               

              Grand: Becoming my mother's daughter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McCarthy, Noelle

              • RRP: $35.00
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              "I'll be grand, girl, I've great faith." - Mammy, just before she died Funny, charismatic and generous; angry, vicious and hurt; in pub lounges all over Cork City, Noelle McCarthy's mother Carol rages against her life and everything she's lost. As soon as she can, Noelle runs awa...y. All the way to New Zealand, to make a new, different kind of life. But then Mammy gets sick, and it's time to face everything that's waiting back home. From Catholic Ireland in the '70s, '80s and '90s to sparkling Auckland in the first years of the new millennium, Grand is a story of the invisible ties that bind us, of bitter legacies handed down through the generations, and of the leap of faith it takes to change them. "Derry Girls meets An Angel at My Table is an improbable combination. Yet here it is, and it is perfect. Desperately funny, hysterically sad, so beautiful and so humane. All of life is in it. I utterly adored it. - MEG MASON, AUTHOR OF SORROW AND BLISS "In this stunning reckoning with demons, McCarthy's mammy, Carol, lands on the page with a hilarious, indelible, appalling vivacity, stealing every scene. The trajectory of their relationship - intense, literally tooth and claw, barely survivable - takes them, in the nick of time, to something fierce and unbreakable. Grand will have you reassessing the power of love; the deep and painful channels it can cut." - DIANA WICHTEL, AUTHOR OF DRIVING TO TREBLINKA "A howl of anguish and love." - STEVE BRAUNIAS "Noelle McCarthy writes with wit, honesty and grace of that once-in-a-lifetime reality check for daughters - the dying of the mother." - REN E
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              ISBN 9780143776109
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2022
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Boy from Gorge River: from New Zealand's Remotest Family to the World Beyond
               

              The Boy from Gorge River: from New Zealand's Remotest Family to the World Beyond (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Long, Chris

              • RRP: $39.99
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              From life growing up in New Zealand's remotest family to extreme, globe-trotting adventures Chris Long grew up in New Zealand's remotest family, two days' hike from the nearest road. While the media decried Chris's parents for raising him outside of society, Chris remembers a ric...h and idyllic childhood living off the land, learning resourcefulness and courage. At age 17, Chris left Gorge River - the hardest decision of his life. He's now 29. In that time he's travelled to over 60 countries, from the Arctic to Antarctica. In this two-part book, Chris first tells the story of growing up at Gorge River, followed by the story of how his upbringing equipped him to take on extreme adventures around the world.
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              ISBN 9781775541776
              Published NZ 13 Apr 2022
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Leonard Girls
               

              The Leonard Girls (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Challinor, Deborah

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              Rowie's pro-war, her sister Jo's a protester. And they're both in Vietnam. The compelling new novel from the bestselling author of From the Ashes In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam war, nurse Rowie Leonard is serving a 12-month tour of duty. She supports the war and is committ...ed to caring for wounded New Zealand and Australian troops. After a few months, however, she realises that nothing at all about the conflict is as clear-cut as she'd assumed. Her younger sister, Jo, is the opposite - a student at Auckland University, a folk singer and a fervent anti-war protestor. But when Jo falls for professional soldier Sam Apanui, home on leave to visit his ill father, she finds herself torn between her feelings and her convictions. As the three of them grapple with love, loss, and the stresses and sorrows of war, each will be forced to confront and question everything they believed. Praise for Deborah Challinor: 'Challinor is a good storyteller ... seamlessly joining fact and fiction and creating a convincing, atmospheric yarn' Bookseller and Publisher 'The perfect blend of fact and fiction' NZ Herald
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              ISBN 9781775541813
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2022
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Restless Years
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              Remember Me
               

              Remember Me (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Norman, Charity

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              A heartfelt, page-turning suspense novel from the bestselling author of The Secrets of Strangers - ideal reading-group fiction, perfect for fans of Jodi Picoult and Liane Moriarty.

              ISBN 9781761065170
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2022
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Bookseller at the End of the World
               

              The Bookseller at the End of the World (Hardback)

              By Shaw, Ruth

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              A rich, immersive, funny and heartbreaking memoir of the charming bookseller who runs two tiny bookshops in the remote village of Manapouri in Fiordland, in the deep south of New Zealand.

              ISBN 9781988547756
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2022
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Quarantine (My New Zealand Story)
               

              Quarantine (My New Zealand Story) (Paperback)

              By Werry, Phlilppa

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              Being in quarantine sounds like being in prison, I said, shivering. Lily nodded. A bit like that. Except that the prison is your own home. It might sound familiar in 2021, but this is New Zealand in 1936-37. The disease is infantile paralysis, or polio, and nobody knows where it ...will strike next. When even the adults are afraid, Tom finds refuge in his dream-to run in the Olympics like his hero, Olympic champion Jack Lovelock. But it's the strength of some people closer to home that provide his biggest inspiration.
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              ISBN 9781775437604
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2022
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age Children
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              See Ya, Simon
                 

              See Ya, Simon (Paperback, Reprint)

              By Hill, David

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              Simon likes girls, weekends and enjoys mucking about and playing practical jokes, but what's different is that Simon has muscular dystrophy - he's in a wheelchair and doesn't have long to live. See Ya Simon is told by Simon's best friend,

              ISBN 9780143318026
              Published NZ 6 Aug 2002
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Shooting Stars
                

              Shooting Stars (Paperback)

              By Falkner, Brian

              • RRP: $21.99
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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 New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 13+ years
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