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Haka
  

Haka (Paperback, English edition of Whiti Te Ra)

By Grace, Patricia

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This is the story of the great Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha and how he came to compose the haka 'Ka Mate, Ka Mate'. Te Rauparaha is pursued across the island by his enemies and he fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kumara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of g ...

ISBN 9781775502074
Release Date 14 September 2015 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 5-16 years
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Across The Street, Across The World : A History Of The Red Cross In New Zealand, 1915-2015
  

Across The Street, Across The World : A History Of The Red Cross In New Zealand, 1915-2015

By Tennant, Margaret

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"After leaving her job and three years of research, a former Massey University employee has completed a chronicle of the New Zealand Red Cross..... For 100 years now, Red Cross has been hard at work in New Zealand helping wherever they are needed most. Social historian Margaret ...

ISBN 9780473325312
Published 31 July 2015
Interest Age All ages
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Victory at Point 209
 

Victory at Point 209 (Paperback)

Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew

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This graphic novel is the story of how Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Ngarimu of 28 Maori Battalion won the VC during World War Two. It recounts the battle for Point 209 in Tunisia and the hard-won fight the soldiers had to capture it.

ISBN 9781775500056
Published 15 June 2012 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Counting on Community
 

Counting on Community (Board Book)

By Nagara, Innosanto

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Counting on Community is Innosanta Nagara's follow-up to his hit ABC book, A is for Activist. Counting up from one stuffed piNata to ten hefty hens--and always counting on each other--children are encouraged to recognize the value of their community, the joys inherent in healthy ...

ISBN 9781609806323
Release Date 15 September 2015 by Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Interest Age 3-6 years
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Battles

Battles (Hardback)

By Colson, Rob

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Explore some of the greatest things on the planet, natural or man-made, and discover how events and creations have occurred on an epic scale.

ISBN 9780750287616
Published 14 April 2015 by Hachette Children's Books
Interest Age 9-11 years
Series Epic!
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I Have the Right to Be a Child
 

I Have the Right to Be a Child (Hardback)

By Serres, Alain; Illustrated by Fronty, Aurelia; Translated by Mixter, Helen

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With a very simple text accompanied by rich, vibrant illustrations a young narrator describes what it means to be a child with rights -- from the right to food, water and shelter, to the right to go to school, to the right to be free from violence, to the right to breathe clean a ...

ISBN 9781554981496
Published 22 May 2012 by Groundwood Books
Interest Age 5-12 years
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Juliana's Bananas: Where do your bananas come from

Juliana's Bananas: Where do your bananas come from (Hardback)

By Walton, Ruth; Edited by Brazier, Chris

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An educational resource to help children explore the issue of fair trade by allowing them to see through the eyes of the children of banana farmers in the Windward Islands.

ISBN 9781780261805
Published 25 September 2014 by New Internationalist Publicati
Interest Age 5-8 years
Series Is That Fair?
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What Are We Fighting For?: New Poems About War

What Are We Fighting For?: New Poems About War (Paperback, Main Market Ed.)

By Stevens, Roger; Moses, Brian

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A brilliant collection of brand new poems about war for younger readers.

ISBN 9781447248613
Published 1 February 2014 by Pan Macmillan
Interest Age 7-9 years
Series Macmillan Poetry
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Whiti Te Ra!
 

Whiti Te Ra! (Maori edition of Haka)

By Grace, Patricia

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This is the story of the great Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha and how he came to compose the haka 'Ka Mate, Ka Mate'. Te Rauparaha is pursued across the island by his enemies and he fears for his life. At Lake Rotoaira, he is hidden in a kumara pit, and Te Rangikoaea, a woman of g ...

ISBN 9781775502098
Published 1 September 2015
Interest Age 5-16 years
Language (Maori)
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First Week Blues
 

First Week Blues (Paperback)

By Greenslade, Jesse; Illustrated by Evans, Anna

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"A little penguin called Blue is starting his first week at school. Blue is different from the other birds in his class. They think Blue is weird and do not accept him, they exclude and laugh at him. As Blue's first week progresses the other birds' less visible vulnerabilities ar ...

ISBN 9780473302207
Published 1 December 2014
Interest Age 3-8 years
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