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Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971-1981
 

Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971-1981 (Paperback)

By Anae, Melani; Tamu, Leilani; Iuli, Lautofa; Edited by Burgoyne, Leilani

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"Polynesian Panthers records the Pacific rights and social activist movement in New Zealand, told by those who were there. Forming in 1971, the Polynesian Panthers sought to raise consciousness and took action in response to the racism and discrimination Pacific peoples faced in ...

ISBN 9781775502050
Published 1 November 2015 by Huia Publishers
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A'a: A Deity from Polynesia
 

A'a: A Deity from Polynesia (Paperback)

By Adams, Julie; Hooper, Steven

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This world-renowned sculpture is a unique figure in Polynesian art. An image of a deified ancestor, A'a was created sometime before 1821 on the island of Rurutu. The statue was a sensation when it arrived in England - Picasso was so struck by it that he had a copy made for himsel ...

ISBN 9780714151151
Published 1 August 2016 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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Series Objects in Focus
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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
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The Battle for Hell's Island: How a Small Band of Carrier Dive-Bombers Helped Save Guadalcanal

The Battle for Hell's Island: How a Small Band of Carrier Dive-Bombers Helped Save Guadalcanal (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Moore, Stephen L.

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From the author of Pacific Payback, the true story of how a patchwork band of aviators saved Guadalcanal during WWII. November 1942: Japanese and American forces fight for control of Guadalcanal, a small but pivotal island in the South Pacific. The Japanese call it Jigoku no Shim ...

ISBN 9780451473769
Published 1 November 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Soldiers from the Pacific: The Story of Pacific Island Soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One
 

Soldiers from the Pacific: The Story of Pacific Island Soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One (Paperback)

By Weddell, Howard

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During World War One over 1,000 men from Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Samoa and Norfolk Island volunteered to join the New Zealand Military Forces. Their service included Gallipoli, France, Egypt and Palestine. Despite the fact that 107 of these men died of ...

ISBN 9780473338305
Published 20 November 2015
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Pacific Encounters: Art and Divinity in Polynesia, 1760-1860

Pacific Encounters: Art and Divinity in Polynesia, 1760-1860 (Paperback, New title)

By Hooper, Steven

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Brings together many Polynesian objects gathered during the early period of contact with European voyagers, missionaries and settlers. This book presents around 270 items with short captions, including sculptures in wood and stone; feather and basketry images; decorated bark clot ...

ISBN 9780714125756
Published 2 June 2006 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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Melanesia: Art and Encounter

Melanesia: Art and Encounter (Hardback)

By Thomas, Nicholas; Bonshek, Elizabeth; Adams, Julie; Edited by Bolton, Lissant; Burt, Ben

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Providing illuminating encounters with the historical and contemporary cultures of the western Pacific, this book is a visual and key reference work that provides illuminating encounters with the historical and contemporary cultures of the western Pacific, documenting the most cu ...

ISBN 9780714125961
Published 1 February 2014 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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Hoa Hakananai'a

Hoa Hakananai'a (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New title)

By Van Tilberg, Jo Anne

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Hoa Hakananai'a, or 'stolen/hidden friend', was discovered at the impressive ceremonial village of Orongo, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Polynesia, in 1868. It is not known precisely when this basalt figure was carved, but by AD 1000-1100 similar-sized statues, all called moai, were ...

ISBN 9780714150246
Published 6 January 2005 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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The Green Hat That Blew Away - Life in the Solomon Islands
 

The Green Hat That Blew Away - Life in the Solomon Islands (Paperback)

By Bunt, Claire; Illustrated by Webb, Philip

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Simple tale about a misadventure at sea by a group going to visit a small school on a small island in the Solomon Islands. The fantasy ending delights not only children around the pacific but also NZ children too. The delightful illustrations by Philip Webb give our NZ children a ...

ISBN 9780994108494
Published 1 January 2015 by Author (Self Published Title)
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Hauaga: The Art of John Pule
 

Hauaga: The Art of John Pule (Hardback)

Edited by Thomas, Nicholas; By Pule, John

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Published to coincide with the first major survey exhibition of John Pule's work, curated by the City Gallery Wellington, Hauaga provides an indispensable guide to the work of one of the most powerful and original artists of the new Oceania.

ISBN 9781877372803
Published 1 June 2010 by Otago University Press
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