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List of titles published in the past 3 months (Jan 2017 - Apr 2017).

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Leap of Faith
  

Leap of Faith (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Pattrick, Jenny

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A vivid story of ingenuity and hard slog, crooks and dreamers, bootleggers and love. In the early 1900s, the race was on to complete the railroad being cut through steep mountainsides and across deep gullies to join the two ends of the Main Trunk Line. Regardless of the impassabl ...

ISBN 9780143770916
Published 3 April 2017 by Random House
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Moa
 

Moa (Hardback)

By Davidson, James

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When a sacred Maori treasure is stolen by the dastardly Otto, it's up to the Moa Rangers, Kiwi Pukupuku and Possum Von Tempsky, to return the toanga and save the day!

ISBN 9780473386351
Published 1 April 2017 by Earths End Publishing
Interest Age 5-12 years
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Mataatua Whare: Te Whare I Hoki Mai
 

Mataatua Whare: Te Whare I Hoki Mai (Paperback)

By Mead, Hirini Moko; Harvey, Layne; Ngaropo, Pouroto; Phillis, Te Onehou

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Mataatua wharenui is the most travelled Maori meeting house in the country. Built in 1875, it was taken to Australia, London and Otago before being returned to Whakatane after more than a century away. The story of Mataatua is part of the story of the desecration of Ngati Awa by ...

ISBN 9781775502128
Published 30 March 2017 by Huia Publishers
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Maori Oral Tradition: He Korero No Te Ao Tawhito
 

Maori Oral Tradition: He Korero No Te Ao Tawhito (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By McRae, Jane

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"Introduces readers to the distinctive oral style and language of the traditional compositions, acknowledges the skills of the composers of old and explores the meaning of their striking imagery and figurative language. And it shows how ng krero tuku iho the inherited words can b ...

ISBN 9781869408619
Published 20 March 2017 by Auckland University Press
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The Musket Wars: A History of Inter-Iwi Conflict 1806 - 1845
 

The Musket Wars: A History of Inter-Iwi Conflict 1806 - 1845 (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

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* Seminal work on the wars that ravaged New Zealand after first European contact * Lays bare how muskets and introduced foods upset a centuries-old tribal balance * Superbly illustrated with historic photographs and innovative maps (32 pages of colour)

ISBN 9780947506292
Published 23 March 2017 by Oratia Media
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Dancing on the Tundra
 

Dancing on the Tundra (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stevens, Emma

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Dancing on the Tundra, the sequel to Walking on Ice and Nesting on the Nushagak, is the final book in a trilogy of memoirs by Emma Stevens recounting her adventures of life and love in the Alaskan wilderness The plane suddenly plunged ... we were being thrown sideways straight at ...

ISBN 9780473380823
Published 1 March 2017 by Publishers Distribution Ltd
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Five Strings
  

Five Strings (Paperback)

By Taylor, Apirana

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Mack is a larger-than-life street philosopher and Puti's a former gang member looking for something more. Together, they're at the bottom of the heap. They live out their lives in a haze of smoke and alcohol, accompanied by a host of other characters scraping by on the fringes of ...

ISBN 9780473389482
Published 3 April 2017 by Anahera Press
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My Way

My Way (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hope, Moana

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Moana Hope is one of thirteen children. No fan of dolls or dresses, footy has always been her passion. A high-flying athlete who is grounded by remarkable selflessness, Moana Hope is an inspiration for women and girls everywhere. My Way is her story.

ISBN 9780522871524
Published 24 March 2017 by Melbourne University Press
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Intricate Art of Actually Caring, and Other New Zealand Plays
 

Intricate Art of Actually Caring, and Other New Zealand Plays (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Mazer, Sharon

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Theater in New Zealand began as a tool of the British Empire, imported along with Christianity, seeds, and other commodities as a way of acculturating the indigenous Maori population. In the decades since, it has been turned to different ends, and is now a crucial outlet for the ...

ISBN 9780857423405
Published 15 April 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Florae Insularum Novae Zelandiae Precursor; or a Specimen of the Botany of the Islands of New Zealand: 1837-1840
 

Florae Insularum Novae Zelandiae Precursor; or a Specimen of the Botany of the Islands of New Zealand: 1837-1840 (Hardback)

By Cunningham, Allan; Edited by Heenan, Peter B.; Molloy, Brian PJ; Rolfe, Jeremy R.

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A facsimile compilation of the 17 articles published in two journals over four years that formed a precursor to a Flora of New Zealand. The articles included descriptions of 639 plant species, many of them new genera and species described for the first time.

ISBN 9780473378349
Published 1 January 2017
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