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List of titles published in the past 3 months (Mar 2015 - Jun 2015).

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Na Wai Te Waka I Totohu?
 

Na Wai Te Waka I Totohu? (Paperback)

By Allen, Pamela; Translated by Teepa, Kawata

  • RRP: $18.00
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The reader is invited to guess who causes the boat to sink when five animal friends of varying sizes decide to go for a row.

ISBN 9781775501701
Published 20 March 2015 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 2-6 years
Language (Maori)
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If I Could
 

If I Could (Paperback)

By Robyn, Kahukiwa

  • OUR PRICE $25.00

A grandmother describes all the things she would give her grandchild, if she could.

ISBN 9780994114532
Published 17 April 2015 by Miscellaneous
Interest Age 4-6 years
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Otea
 

Otea (Hardback)

By Waipara, Zak

  • OUR PRICE $9.99

"A children's graphic novel, an original fictional story in a Maori setting. The story involves Kurutai, a nature sprite, and Mokotawhito, an ancient tuatara. Kurutai's immediate quest, with assistance from Mokotawhito, is the retrieval of the fragmented mauri of Otea before cala ...

ISBN 9780473320690
Published 1 April 2015 by Miscellaneous
Interest Age All ages
Series Rock of Ages
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A Whakapapa of Tradition: One Hundred Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930
 

A Whakapapa of Tradition: One Hundred Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930 (Hardback)

By Ellis, Ngarino; Other Robertson, Natalie S.

  • RRP: $65.00
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From the emergence of the chapel and the wharenui in the nineteenth century to the rejuvenation of carving by Apirana Ngata in the 1920s, Maori carving went through a rapid evolution from 1830 to 1930. Focusing on thirty meeting houses, Ngarino Ellis tells the story of Ngati Poro ...

ISBN 9781869407377
Published 1 June 2015 by Auckland University Press
Interest Age All ages
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Arohanui Revenge Of The Fey
 

Arohanui Revenge Of The Fey

By Pearse-Otene, Helen; Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew

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"A story of two hostile tribes: one thriving, the other starving and forced to enter into a hard bargain to survive. In the midst of the conflict, two lovers from opposing tribes, Kahu and Kuratawhiti, plan to bring their warring tribes together through their marriage. But traged ...

ISBN 9781775501664
Published 22 May 2015 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 10-15 years
Series The Matawehi Fables series
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Hekenukumai Busby: Not by Chance
 

Hekenukumai Busby: Not by Chance (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Evans, Jeff

  • RRP: $45.00
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This biography of Heke-nuku-mai-nga-iwi Busby brings together the varied life experiences that have made Hec Busby the master waka builder, waka expert, celestial navigator and highly regarded Te Rarawa elder that he is today. He is one of the few active waka taua builders and is ...

ISBN 9781775501695
Published 1 April 2015 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age All ages
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Before Hobson
  

Before Hobson (Paperback)

By Simpson, Tony

  • RRP: $38.00
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"A timely publication which uses previously unpublished sources from the United States to explore what lies behind the Treaty of Waitangi by plunging us into the international world of the early nineteenth century: the British governments of the day, the trading and whaling econo ...

ISBN 9780473312848
Published 5 March 2015
Interest Age All ages
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Meariki
 

Meariki (Maori Language)

Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew; By Pearse-Otene, Helen

  • RRP: $25.00
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"This graphic novel in te reo Maori is about Meariki, a slave who serves a chief's only daughter, Hineamuru. When Hineamuru is abducted by a warlock, Meariki and Pehi, a young warrior and Hineamuru's lover, go on a hazardous journey to rescue Hineamuru. Pehi is brave but arrogant ...

ISBN 9781775501893
Published 7 May 2015 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age 10-16 years
Series The Matawehi Fables series
Language (Maori)
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Ta Daniel Hakari Matariki
 

Ta Daniel Hakari Matariki (Paperback)

By Beyer, Rebecca; Wellington, Linley; Illustrated by Ross, Christine

  • RRP: $19.99
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He uaua tonu te kokiri ki ro kaupapa hou. Me pewhea a Daniel e uru atu? Tona maringa nui kua tae ki te wa o Matariki, he timatanga hou. Daniel is nervous on his first day at school but through the class activities that mark the Matariki Festival he learns that it is a time of sha ...

ISBN 9781927305027
Published 1 March 2015 by David Ling Publishing Limited
Interest Age 2-6 years
Language (Maori)
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Arohanui
 

Arohanui

By Burdan, Andrew

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"A story of two hostile tribes: one thriving, the other starving and forced to enter into a hard bargain to survive. In the midst of the conflict, two lovers from opposing tribes, Kahu and Kuratawhiti, plan to bring their warring tribes together through their marriage. But traged ...

ISBN 9781775501909
Published 15 May 2015 by Huia Publishers
Interest Age All ages
Series The Matawehi Fables series
Language (Maori)
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