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Cry of the Taniwha
 

Cry of the Taniwha (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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Matt isn't looking forward to spending the holidays with his grandmother and her new husband. He has to fly to Rotorua, where he doesn't know anybody, and he's a bit wary of his new step-grandfather. Along with his worries, Matt packs his pride and joy - a homemade metal detector ...

ISBN 9781869507312
Published 1 June 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 8-12 years
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Cool Nukes
  

Cool Nukes (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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"Professor Walter Mayhew has always been weird, but an explosion in his backyard laboratory seems to have sent him over the edge. Then he disappears - in bizarre circumstances. Three of his young proteges, Max, Jian Xin and Cleo, start receiving cryptic messages, which look like ...

ISBN 9781775433422
Published 1 December 2015 by Scholastic
Interest Age 11-17 years
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Sunken Forest
 

Sunken Forest (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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"Sent to live with his grandmother in Hastings after his father is jailed, Matt becomes the victim of bad friends and false accusations. Sent off on a military-style school camp to the wilds of Lake Waikaremoana, Matt again gets in trouble for something he didn't do, and is unjus ...

ISBN 9781775434030
Published 2 July 2016 by Scholastic
Interest Age 13-19 years
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The Crocodile Nest
 

The Crocodile Nest (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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Luke Evans never knew his father; he'd cleared out before he was born. So when his internet skills track down someone living at a luxurious resort in tropical Queensland who could be his dad, Luke's imagination runs wild. Luke soon learns that no one is perfect, and the world can ...

ISBN 9781869508289
Published 5 February 2010 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 10-13 years
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Frog Whistle Mine
 

Frog Whistle Mine (Paperback, New title)

By Hunt, Des

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A contemporary action story for children set in the gold-mining ghost town of Charleston, 30 km south of Westport. When 12 year old Tony and his nomadic mum arrive in Charleston, Tony is desperately hoping that this might finally be the place they settle down. He finds a unique e ...

ISBN 9781869505950
Published 1 August 2006 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 11-14 years
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The Peco Incident
 

The Peco Incident (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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A race against time to save rare birds on the cliff tops of Taioroa Head - a race, that if lost could cause the extinction of the species ...

ISBN 9781869508968
Published 1 February 2011 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Skink Gully
 

Skink Gully (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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"The story is set on a sheep station in the Maniototo district of Central Otago, New Zealand. The main theme is conflict between traditional sheep farming and conversion to large-scale dairying which involves major modification of the environment. Wildlife are threatened, particu ...

ISBN 9780994122605
Published 1 January 2015
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Whale Pot Bay
 

Whale Pot Bay (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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Jake lives with his father in a remote part of the Wairarapa, where he can surf and watch the whales. But then Jake's dad begins a relationship with a new partner, who moves in with her daughter Stephanie, and at the same time a local photographer starts stalking their next door ...

ISBN 9781869507305
Published 15 January 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age 9-12 years
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Project Huia
 

Project Huia (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

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"Logan's grandfather grew up near Palmerston North in the 1940s. One day, he and his sister Mavis spotted a beautiful and unusual bird in the kowhai tree outside their house: it was a huia bird, which was believed to be extinct. The bird flew away, and in an attempt to photograph ...

ISBN 9781775431763
Published 1 July 2013 by Scholastic
Interest Age 4-12 years
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The Last Tuatara
  

The Last Tuatara (Paperback)

By Hunt, Des

"In a large valley lies a geographical feature known as Jelly Mountain. ... Its straight sides mean the top has never been explored and there are many rumours about strange creatures inhabiting it. Efforts to explore have met with disaster, and this has only made the mystery and ...

ISBN 9781775431770
Published 1 July 2013 by Scholastic
Interest Age 8-16 years
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