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Puanga, Star of the Maori New Year
  

Puanga, Star of the Maori New Year (Paperback)

By Rerekura, Sam

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Puanga is the star Rigel in Orion. Most of the tribes of the Maori people in Aotearoa observed Puanga to mark the beginning of the Maori New Year. In Maori mythology he was believed to be the older brother of Matariki. His cosmic rising between May and June in the early morning s ...

ISBN 9780473278304
Published 23 May 2014
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Te Ara Puoro: A Journey into the World of Maori Music
  

Te Ara Puoro: A Journey into the World of Maori Music (Hardback, With cd)

By Nunns, Richard; With Thomas, Allan

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One of the largely unseen consequences of the European colonisation of Aotearoa was that the playing of, and knowledge about the traditional musical instruments of the Maori almost completely disappeared. In the 1970s a young Pakeha schoolteacher, Richard Nunns, started aski ...

ISBN 9781877517785
Release Date 18 August 2014 by Craig Potton Publishing
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The Anzacs 100 Years On: In Story and Song
 

The Anzacs 100 Years On: In Story and Song (Hardback)

By Egan, Ted

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This publication is a unique and highly readable contribution to the commemoration of the centenary of the Anzacs in World War 1. Ted Egan presents an historical documentation of the Anzacs and the ordinary men, women and children of the two young nations of Australia and New Zea ...

ISBN 9780987381156
Release Date 1 August 2014 by Miscellaneous
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The Last Maopo: The Life and First World War Sacrifice of Wiremu Maopo
  

The Last Maopo: The Life and First World War Sacrifice of Wiremu Maopo (Paperback)

By Simpson, Tania

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The incredible, moving story of Wiremu Maopo, the last of his line in an eminent South Island family, who joined the second Maori Contingent and went off to fight in the First World War. Wiremu writes regularly to his friend Virgie, and the story of Wiremu's life is woven around ...

ISBN 9781877514661
Published 10 April 2014 by Oratia Media
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Journey to a Hanging: The Events That Set New Zealand Race Relations Back by a Century
 

Journey to a Hanging: The Events That Set New Zealand Race Relations Back by a Century (Paperback)

By Wells, Peter

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Part history, part biography, part social commentary, this fascinating book is about an event that set back race relations in New Zealand by one hundred years. In 1862, Rev Carl Sylvius Volkner was hanged, his head cut off, his eyes eaten and his blood drunk from his church chali ...

ISBN 9781775533900
Published 4 July 2014 by Random House
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Fighting for Empire: New Zealand and the Great War of 1914-1918
  

Fighting for Empire: New Zealand and the Great War of 1914-1918 (Paperback)

By Pugsley, Christopher

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One hundred thousand New Zealanders sailed to war between 1914 and 1918, and at the end of four years of conflict the country had suffered 60,000 casualties, including 18,000 dead. Dr Chris Pugsley's account of the First World War (first published as a section in Scars on the Hea ...

ISBN 9781869538781
Release Date 15 August 2014 by David Bateman Ltd
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Holding on to Home: New Zealand Stories and Objects of the First World War
  

Holding on to Home: New Zealand Stories and Objects of the First World War (Hardback)

By Hunter, Kate; Ross, Kirstie

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The Great War seeped and stormed into every aspect of New Zealanders' lives, from the frontline to the family home. The things that survived u a crumpled theatre ticket, an engraved cigarette case, a knitting pattern, a crucifix made from rifle cartridges u are emotional touchsto ...

ISBN 9780987668851
Release Date 15 August 2014 by Te Papa Press
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Rubble to Resurrection: Churches Respond in the Canterbury Quakes
 

Rubble to Resurrection: Churches Respond in the Canterbury Quakes (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Parsons, Melissa

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Previously untold stories of the Christian churches' response to the earthquakes which struck the greater Christchurch region between September 2010 and December 2011 - one of the largest natural disasters in New Zealand history. How did the churches themselves fare? How did the ...

ISBN 9780992255299
Published 1 May 2014 by DAYSTAR BOOKS
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Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War I Nurses

Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of Our World War I Nurses (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Rees, Peter

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The harrowing, dramatic and profoundly moving story of the Australian and New Zealand nurses who served in the Great War.

ISBN 9781743319826
Published 1 July 2014 by Allen & Unwin
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Our Stories: The Way We Used to be: The New Zealand That Time Forgot
 

Our Stories: The Way We Used to be: The New Zealand That Time Forgot (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Wishart, Ian

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Every day, thousands of news stories are published in New Zealand, chronicling the big events and the small. Most of these stories are long forgotten by the time historians get around to compiling the 'official' record of our country. In Our Stories, author and journalist Ian ...

ISBN 9780994106407
Published 1 May 2014 by Howling at the Moon
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