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Astonish Me - Rare Polynesian stories (3 dvd set)
 

Astonish Me - Rare Polynesian stories (3 dvd set) (dvd set/Other)

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Celebrate these rare Polynesian stories in a package of three DVDs: TAHITI - Manouche Lehartel mixes traditional music with Mozart (6.5 mins) TONGA - Marilyn Meier revisits her homeland to play for the King (14 mins) SAMOA - Aggie Grey shows us her beloved Samoa (7.5 min ...

ISBN 433608
Published 16 September 2010 by Juniper Film
Interest Age All ages
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The Walking Tree
 

The Walking Tree (Paperback)

By MacGregor, Jill

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Florence lives on a small island called Nguna and she describes the many uses of the pandanus tree in daily life in Vanuatu. Includes some words in Bislama.

ISBN 9780473313692
Published 15 February 2015 by Puriri Paddocks
Interest Age 2-6 years
Series Children of the Pacific
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Teaote and the Wall
 

Teaote and the Wall (Paperback)

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This book is all about spreading awareness of the of Kiribati without using big words like climate change or environmental awareness. Let's talk big waves and hot suns. Let's talk about a country that so many people don't even know exists. Education is power. Teaote and the Wall ...

ISBN 9780646936192
Published 5 May 2015 by Miscellaneous
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Illustrated History of the South Pacific
 

Illustrated History of the South Pacific (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Stenson, Marcia

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This book is an introduction to the history of the South Pacific. A companion book to Illustrated History of New Zealand, also written by Marcia Stenson, this covers the following topics: geology and geography, the arrival of the first people to the Pacific, European exploration, ...

ISBN 9781869417185
Published 15 May 2006 by Random House
Interest Age 5-7 years
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Arts and Crafts of Micronsia Trading with Tradition
 

Arts and Crafts of Micronsia Trading with Tradition (Paperback)

By Wavell, Barbara; Illustrated by Dunlap, Tim

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This book provides comprehensive coverage of the material culture of Micronesia from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day.

ISBN 9781573063098
Published 4 November 2010 by Miscellaneous
Interest Age Young Adults
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Santa Cruz, 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific
  

Santa Cruz, 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific Theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942. The Japanese were able to gain a tactical victory at Santa Cruz. This book ...

ISBN 9781849086059
Published 20 May 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Campaign
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Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator
   

Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Druett, Joan

Tupaia, lauded by Europeans as 'an extraordinary genius', sailed with Captain Cook from Tahiti, piloted the Endeavour about the South Pacific, and interceded with Maori in NZ. His story has never been fully told. Tupaia, a gifted linguist, a brilliant orator, and a most devious p ...

ISBN 9781869793869
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781869797133
Published 17 June 2011 by Random House
Interest Age Young Adults
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Illustrated Myths and Legends of the Pacific
  

Illustrated Myths and Legends of the Pacific (Paperback)

By Reed, A. W.; Illustrated by Cooper, Jennifer

A.W. Reed's classic collection of myths and legends from around the Pacific has been beautifully illustrated by Jennifer Cooper. Jennifer has thoroughly researched art forms from each island group, giving her illustrations cultural integrity. Included are legends from The Carolin ...

ISBN 9780790011721
Published 10 May 2007 by Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Interest Age 8-11 years
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Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture
 

Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture (Hardback)

By Hezel, Francis X., S. J.

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This is a collection of essays based on the experiences of the authors 40 years in Micronesia. The book covers subjects that are of particular interests to people whose upbringing and educational backgrounds are that of the West. Individuals and family

ISBN 9780824836610
Published 15 June 2012 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Pitcairners
  

The Pitcairners (Paperback, 2007 reprint)

By Nicolson, Robert

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This is a history of the people of Pitcairn Island over the last two hundred years. The first inhabitants were a group Tahitian and English men and women who found safe haven on the island after the Bounty mutiny. This account tells of the "racism and greed" that dominated their ...

ISBN 9780908597284
Published 31 January 1997 by PASIFIKA PRESS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pasifika Library
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