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              Gumdigger: Northland, 1899-1900
               

              Gumdigger: Northland, 1899-1900 (Paperback)

              By Beattie, Kath

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              Reuben Radcliffe's father owns the store in the small township of Waipapa. When the bank forecloses on a loan, Reuben and his family are forced to leave their home and move into a tent. With no money and little food, Reuben has to leave school and find work. Heading north with hi...s father, Reuben joins a gang of Dalmatian gumdiggers.
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              ISBN 9781775430360
              Published NZ 1 May 2011
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              The Wahine Disaster: Wellington, 1968
               

              The Wahine Disaster: Wellington, 1968 (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

              It is 1968 when Debbie's grandmother gives her a copy of her forefather's old sea journal. She finds it fascinating and very different from her own diary of school life and troubles with friends. One day, sick in bed, she thinks her long-dead relative is trying to tell her someth...ing. And then she boards the ferry Wahine for a voyage to Wellington. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431336
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2013
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Castaway: Disappointment Island, 1907
               

              Castaway: Disappointment Island, 1907 (Paperback)

              By O'Brien, Bill

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              Samuel, the keeper of this diary, is 13 when he signs on as a cabin boy aboard a vessel bound for Sydney. The barque Dundonald sinks off Disappointment Island in the ocean south of New Zealand on 6 March 1907. Fifteen survivors endure a harsh winter on this remote island until th...eir rescue in late November that year.
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              ISBN 9781869439910
              Published NZ 22 Jul 2010
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Here Come the Marines: Warkworth, 1943
               

              Here Come the Marines: Warkworth, 1943 (Paperback, Redesigned ed.)

              By Orman, Lorraine

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              In 1943, 14 year-old Lillian Glenmore is sent with her sister Joyce to live with grandparents on a dairy farm near Warkworth. Her diary describes the social conditions and her experiences of the war, including the arrival of the U.S. Marines. Includes historical note and photogra...phs. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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              ISBN 9781775430766
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2012
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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