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

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Gospel Day
 

Gospel Day (Paperback)

By MacGregor, Jill

  • OUR PRICE $20.00

Mana describes his life on Aitutaki and community preparations for celebrating Gospel Day, when church groups join together to sing hymns, and perform dramas and dance.

ISBN 9780994132826
Published 1 February 2016 by Puriri Paddocks
Interest Age 4-7 years
Series Children of the Pacific
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The Mighty Mangroves
 

The Mighty Mangroves (Paperback)

By MacGregor, Jill

  • OUR PRICE $10.00

Milo, a young boy, describes the ecology of the mangrove forests along the south coast of Samoa. He explains how the mangroves are important to the local community, and the importance of protecting the ecosystem.

ISBN 9780994132857
Published 1 February 2016 by Puriri Paddocks
Interest Age 4-7 years
Series Using Natural Resources
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Te Ano
 

Te Ano (Paperback)

By MacGregor, Jill

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The children of Kiribati love to play Te Kabwe with an ano, but the cube-shaped ball is worn out. Erenitia and Ereniti make a new ball from pandanus leaves.

ISBN 9780994132864
Published 1 February 2016 by Puriri Paddocks
Interest Age 4-7 years
Series Using Natural Resources
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The Rahui: Legal Pluralism in Polynesian Traditional Management of Resources and Territories
 

The Rahui: Legal Pluralism in Polynesian Traditional Management of Resources and Territories (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Bambridge, Tamatoa

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This collection deals with an ancient institution in Eastern Polynesia called the rahui, a form of restricting access to resources and/or territories. While tapu had been extensively discussed in the scientific literature on Oceanian anthropology, the rahui is quite absent fro ...

ISBN 9781925022797
Published 1 March 2016 by Anu Press
Interest Age All ages
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Pinati
 

Pinati (Paperback)

By MacGregor, Jill

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Two young boys describe the pinati season in Tonga, when locally grown peanuts are harvested.

ISBN 9780994132840
Published 1 February 2016 by Puriri Paddocks
Interest Age 4-7 years
Series Using Natural Resources
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Lab Girl

Lab Girl (Hardback)

By Jahren, Hope

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A frank, illuminating and incandescent memoir by a trailblazing scientist; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration in work and life; and a book that casts a whole new light on the natural world.

ISBN 9780349006192
Published 10 May 2016 by Little, Brown Book Group
Interest Age All ages
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The People Have Spoken: The 2014 Elections in Fiji
 

The People Have Spoken: The 2014 Elections in Fiji (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Ratuva, Steven; Lawson, Stephanie

  • OUR PRICE $47.99

The September 2014 elections in Fiji was one of the most anticipated in the history of the country, coming after eight years of military rule and under a radically new constitution that introduced a system of proportional representative (PR) and without any reserved communal seat ...

ISBN 9781760460013
Published 1 March 2016 by Anu Press
Interest Age All ages
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de Marisco: A Family's Journey Through Time

de Marisco: A Family's Journey Through Time (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Nyhon, Margaret

  • OUR PRICE $30.50

This is the story of the de Marisco family whose journey spanned the heights of wealth and power, and the lows of adversity. Eventually, the de Marisco name became Marris, the castles went, and the family's piratic adventures and great fortunes were lost forever. But along the wa ...

ISBN 9780473352318
Published 1 April 2016 by Willow Press
Interest Age All ages
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Gender, Women & the United Nations (UN)

Gender, Women & the United Nations (UN) (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Patton, Charlotte; Stephenson, Carolyn M.

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Women's institutions in the United Nations and women's movements worldwide have worked together to change the status of women in the world. In the process there has been a shift from looking at women to looking at the gender implications of all policies. This book is an overview ...

ISBN 9780415782685
Published 1 February 2016 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Global Institutions
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New Mana: Transformations of a Classic Concept in Pacific Languages and Cultures
 

New Mana: Transformations of a Classic Concept in Pacific Languages and Cultures (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Tomlinson, Matt; Kawika Tengan, Ty P.

  • OUR PRICE $59.99

'Mana', a term denoting spiritual power, is found in many Pacific Islands languages. In recent decades, the term has been taken up in New Age movements and online fantasy gaming. In this book, 16 contributors examine mana through ethnographic, linguistic, and historical lenses to ...

ISBN 9781760460075
Published 1 April 2016 by Anu Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Monographs in Anthropology Series
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