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Laucala Bay: The Story of the RNZAF in Fiji 1939 to 1967
 

Laucala Bay: The Story of the RNZAF in Fiji 1939 to 1967 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Dawson, Bee

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"As the prospect of a Pacific war with Japan became likely in the 1930s, a Commonwealth defence conference decided which countries would be responsible for which parts of the Pacific. New Zealand was given responsibility for air reconnaissance for part of the ocean centred around ...

ISBN 9780143770381
Published 27 February 2017 by Random House
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The Secret Diary of Charlotte Gatland: It Was 1847, and This Is Her True Teenage Life Story...
 

The Secret Diary of Charlotte Gatland: It Was 1847, and This Is Her True Teenage Life Story... (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Dennis, Patricia Charlotte

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AT 19 YEARS OLD SHE PARTIED WITH LONDON SOCIETY, STRUCK GOLD IN CALIFORNIA, AND FOUGHT TRAGEDY, DESTITUTION AND DANGER TO CARVE A FUTURE IN PIONEER NEW ZEALAND. IT WAS 1847, AND THIS IS HER TRUE TEENAGE LIFE STORY...

ISBN 9780473373573
Published 16 January 2017 by John Dennis
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Making Peoples: A History of the New Zealanders from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth Century
  

Making Peoples: A History of the New Zealanders from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth Century (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title)

By Belich, James

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This is the first volume in a two volume set that provides a detailed history of New Zealand. Belich covers the Polynesian background, Maori settlement and "pre-contact" history, Maori-European relations to 1900 and Pakeha colonisation and settlement.

ISBN 9780143007043
Published 7 May 2007 by Penguin
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Darwin 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia

Darwin 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Alford, Bobby R.; Illustrated by Laurier, Jim

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A highly illustrated account of the Japanese aerial assault on the port of Darwin in February 1942--the first attack ever mounted by a foreign power on Australia.

ISBN 9781472816870
Published 22 February 2017 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Artefacts of Encounter: Cook's Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories
 

Artefacts of Encounter: Cook's Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories (Hardback)

By Thomas, Nicholas; Nuku, Maia; Edited by Adams, Julie; Lythberg, Billie; Salmond, Amiria

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The Pacific artefacts and works of art collected during the three voyages of Captain James Cook are of foundational importance for the study of art and culture in Oceania. These collections are representative not only of technologies or belief systems but of indigenous cultures a ...

ISBN 9781877578694
Published 22 June 2016 by Otago University Press
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Crusoe's Island: A Rich and Curious History of Pirates, Castaways and Madness
 

Crusoe's Island: A Rich and Curious History of Pirates, Castaways and Madness (Hardback, Main)

By Lambert, Andrew

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From an acclaimed naval historian, this title charts the curious relationship between the British and an island on the other side of the world: Robinson Crusoe, in the South Pacific.

ISBN 9780571330232
Published 1 November 2016 by Faber and Faber
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Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II

Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II (Hardback)

Edited by Bennett, Judith A.; Wanhalla, Angela

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Like a human tsunami, World War II brought two million American servicemen to the South Pacific where they left a human legacy of some thousands of children. Mothers' Darlings traces the intimate relationships that existed in the wartime South Pacific between US servicemen and In ...

ISBN 9780824851521
Published 31 March 2016 by University of Hawai'i Press
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H-Bombs and Hula Girls: Operation Grapple 1957 and the Last Royal Navy Gunroom at Sea
 

H-Bombs and Hula Girls: Operation Grapple 1957 and the Last Royal Navy Gunroom at Sea (Paperback)

By Johnston, Michael

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The first book to deal with Grapple and Warrior's journey home around South America and the Falklands. 2017 sees the 60th anniversary of Operation Grapple and the first successful test of a British nuclear weapon

ISBN 9781910500682
Published 14 March 2017 by Unicorn Publishing Group
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Mothers Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and US Servicemen, World War I
 

Mothers Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and US Servicemen, World War I (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Wanhalla, Angela; Bennet, Judith A.

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Like a human tsunami, World War II brought two million American servicemen to the South Pacific where they left a human legacy of some thousands of children. Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific traces the intimate relationships that existed in the wartime Pacific between US se ...

ISBN 9781927322635
Published 15 June 2016 by Otago University Press
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Maori Myth and Legend: Traditional Stories
  

Maori Myth and Legend: Traditional Stories (Paperback)

By Reed, A. W.

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The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend - many of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic, bestselling book. Written with the general reader in mind, the stories range from the creation of the world and the coming of life, death ...

ISBN 9780143565475
Published 27 June 2011 by Penguin
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