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List of titles published in the past 3 months (Nov 2015 - Feb 2016).

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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)

Edited by Anae, Melani; 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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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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Te Matau A Maui : Fishhooks, Fishing And Fisheries In New Zealand
 

Te Matau A Maui : Fishhooks, Fishing And Fisheries In New Zealand (Hardback)

By Paulin, C. D.

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"Te Matau a Maui discusses the form and function of the traditional Maori fishhook, customary fishing, and development of commercial fishing in New Zealand since European settlement (including the adoption of the "rotating hook" design as a re-discovery of the innovative and high ...

ISBN 9780473328696
Published 29 January 2016
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Breaking Connections
 

Breaking Connections (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Wendt, Albert

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"A dynamic group has emerged in Auckland whose members refer to themselves as the Tribe. Mainly Polynesian, they grow up together, rise from poverty and become successful professionals, bound by love and fierce loyalty. At the centre, is Aaron, who lives at the edge of danger, sh ...

ISBN 9781775502104
Published 15 November 2015 by Huia Publishers
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Ura: Dance
 

Ura: Dance (Paperback)

By Collis, Carolyn; Translated by Robati, Tuaine-Nurse Tamarua

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Learn words for colours in Cook Islands Maori,

ISBN 9780908317851
Published 15 November 2015 by Summer Rose Books
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Kara: Colour
 

Kara: Colour (Paperback)

By Collis, Carolyn; Translated by Robati, Tuaine-Nurse Tamarua

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Learn words for colours in Cook Islands Maori

ISBN 9780908317899
Published 15 November 2015 by Summer Rose Books
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Dreamers: Nga Kaimoemoea: Stories of the Hokianga
 

Dreamers: Nga Kaimoemoea: Stories of the Hokianga (Trade Paperback/Paperback, new edition 2015)

By Pointon, Susy

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The Hokianga Harbour on New Zealand's Far North West Coast has been a magnet for dreamers ever since the first Polynesian explorer, Kupe, followed a long-tailed cuckoo into the southern ocean in the hope that he would find land. These stories are about the dreamers that have foll ...

ISBN 9780947493059
Published 21 December 2015 by Publishers Distribution Ltd
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China in the Pacific: The View from Oceania
 

China in the Pacific: The View from Oceania (Paperback)

Edited by Powles, Michael

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"The proceedings of a conference held by the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre, which discussed the following topics: Changing Geopolitics - China and the Pacific; Regional Security; Chinese in the Pacific; Development Cooperation; Trade and Investment"--Publisher in ...

ISBN 9781776560530
Published 14 January 2016 by Victoria University Press
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A Mission Divided: Race, Culture and Colonialism in Fiji's Methodist Mission

A Mission Divided: Race, Culture and Colonialism in Fiji's Methodist Mission (Paperback)

By Close-Barry, Kirstie

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This book provides insight into the long process of decolonisation within the Methodist Overseas Missions of Australasia, a colonial institution that operated in the British colony of Fiji. The mission was a site of work for Europeans, Fijians and Indo-Fijians, but each community ...

ISBN 9781925022858
Published 1 December 2015 by Anu Press
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Historical Dictionary of Fiji

Historical Dictionary of Fiji (Hardback)

By Lal, Brij V.

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The Historical Dictionary of Fiji contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is ...

ISBN 9780810879010
Published 15 December 2015 by Rowman & Littlefield
Interest Age All ages
Series Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania & the Middle East
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