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              Lighthouse Family: Coastal New Zealand 1941-42
               

              Lighthouse Family: Coastal New Zealand 1941-42 (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "For Frances and her family, living on a lighthouse, the war is both far away and scarily close. There are rumours of submarines in the Pacific. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, taken Singapore and bombed Darwin, so what's to stop them invading New Zealand next? But soon ...Frances, the only girl on the island, will have more to worry about than the threat of a Japanese invasion"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431473
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2013
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Earthquake!: Napier, 1930-31
               

              Earthquake!: Napier, 1930-31 (Paperback)

              By McVeagh, Janine

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              The story starts on the 25th of June, 1930 - a sad day in the Bourke household - the funeral of Katie's father. This Catholic family must now survive with earnings from the older siblings and the washing Katie's mother takes in. Then, in February 1931, disaster strikes the small ...town ...
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              ISBN 9781775430155
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2011
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Journey to Tangiwai: Tangiwai, 1953
               

              Journey to Tangiwai: Tangiwai, 1953 (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Hill, David

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              The year is 1953. Peter Cotterill starts the year writing in a journal given to him by his Great Aunt. We follow him through a year of many changes as Napier struggles through hard times in the aftermath of WWII. The story culminates in a train ride to Auckland on Christmas Eve. ...Unbeknownst to the travellers, a lahar washes away a railway bridge...
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              ISBN 9781775430063
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2010
              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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              Rainbow Warrior: Auckland, 1985
               

              Rainbow Warrior: Auckland, 1985 (Paperback, New edition)

              By Holt, Sharon

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              The Rainbow Warrior was the flag ship of the Greenpeace movement, when it was sunk by agents of the French Foreign Intelligence, while anchored in Auckland harbour, on the 10th of July 1985. In this story thirteen-year-old Rowan Webb gets herself a French penpal and unwittingly b...ecomes involved in an event that not only shocks a nation, but the whole world. Includes historical notes.
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              ISBN 9781775433620
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2015
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Cyclone Bola
               

              Cyclone Bola (Paperback)

              By Beattie, Kath

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              "Fictionalised diary of Amy Dyer who is caught up in Cyclone Bola in Gisborne, 1988. Amy is a twelve-year-old Auckland girl whose parents have left her to stay on a vineyard in Gisborne with relatives while they go on a sailing trip. Cyclone Bola strikes, sending the area into ch...aos. Amy doesn't hear from her parents for weeks and fears they are lost at sea. Gisborne is ravaged by the cyclone and afterwards there is much work to be done clearing up. Amy stays on and helps the community and her family on the vineyard. Her parents eventually return and the family is reunited"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775431008
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              My New Zealand Story: Cup Magic Auckland/San Diego 1995
               

              My New Zealand Story: Cup Magic Auckland/San Diego 1995 (Paperback)

              By Battye, Susan

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              "Fictionalised diary of Mike Lucas whose parents are involved in Team New Zealand's 1995 America's Cup challenge in San Diego, where Peter Blake's Black Magic boat wins the cup. Mike is sent to live with his grandparents in Takapuna, where he learns to sail, and eventually he tra...vels to San Diego to support Team New Zealand"--Publisher's information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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              ISBN 9781775430285
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2013
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              My Nz Story Wahine Disaster
               

              My Nz Story Wahine Disaster (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

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              When Debbies grandmother gives her a copy of her forefathers old sea journal, she finds it fascinating. While Debbies own diary tells of 1960s school life and troubles with her friends, excerpts from the diary of 1841 tell of the hardships of life on an emigrant sailing ship. At ...home, sick with glandular fever, Debbie feels transported back in time. Is it the fever, or is her long-dead relative trying to tell her something? Following a trip to the South Island to visit relatives, Debbie boards the ferry to return home to Wellington. It is April 1968. The ferrys name is Wahine...
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              ISBN 9781775436379
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Gold!: Otago, 1862
               

              Gold!: Otago, 1862 (Paperback)

              By Cartwright, Pauline

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              Gold has been discovered in the Otago hills and Mary is sure her father will be there. If only she can find him, she is sure their troubles will be over. My New Zealand Story is a series of vividly imagined accounts of life in the past ... making history come alive.

              ISBN 9781869439903
              Published NZ 22 Jul 2010
              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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