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              Katipo Joe: Blitzkrieg
                

              Katipo Joe: Blitzkrieg (Paperback)

              By Falkner, Brian

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
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              • Pub Date
                1 Apr 20

              After a narrow escape from Germany with his mother, Joe is recruited by MI5 and given a mission to infiltrate the Hitler Youth movement. Inspired by true events, Katipo Joe is a story of incredible heroism, unlikely friendships and unbearable tragedy, set against the backdrop of ...World War Two.
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              ISBN 9781775436447
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
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              The First
                

              The First (Hardback)

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $44.99
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              For the first time the true story of New Zealand's first successful aeroplane flights and the people behind them. Extensive research provides new understanding of historic events and corrects more than a hundred years of history with a startling account of what really happened in... 1911 and how Manurewa, the first aeroplane to fly, became 'lost'. Considered New Zealand's 'Wright brothers', Leo and Vivian Walsh were part of a small group of remarkable men and women pioneering motorised transport in the 1900's. The First is the compelling story of a generation including well-known Edwardians, George Henning, Reuben Dexter and the missing early years of international Art Deco designer, Keith Murray. The author does not neglect the careers of the Walsh sisters Veronica and Doreen with their connections to women aviators Jean Batten and Gladys Henning- Sandford, radio pioneer Aunt Daisy and Evelyn Purchas, likely the first New Zealand woman on active service to lose her life in World War One. The First addresses tobacco cultivation and manufacturing in the 1870s, the Victorian bicycle craze, the first motorcars, the Glenora Park flights and the upheaval of war then its aftermath when aeroplane flight would be experienced by ordinary New Zealanders. Terry Moyle's dedication to identifying and dating historic photographs and searching for never before seen images complement an authoritative text. As with his previous titles, Art Deco Airports and Art Deco New Zealand, masterly illustration and amazing maps by designers Contour Creative Studio instill the spirit of the age in this important history book.
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              ISBN 9781869665418
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Nee Naw Goes Bananas
                

              Nee Naw Goes Bananas (Paperback)

              By Yipadee, Deano; Illustrated by Beavis, Paul

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $15.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Apr 20

              The monkeys escaped, and the driver felt glum, until Nee Naw arrived with a bandage for his bum. NEE NAW! NEE NAW! Im a little fire engine. NEE NAW! NEE NAW! Im happy Im me. Another totally appealing side-splitting rescue from the creators of NEE NAW and Stink-o-Saurus!

              ISBN 9781775436195
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Nee Naw
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              Te Whanau Kauri
                

              Te Whanau Kauri (Paperback)

              By Cato, Suzy

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $17.59
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              • Pub Date
                1 May 20

              A quintessentially Kiwi picture book that beautifully depicts the natural treasures that may be found in a kauri forest. Spot the kiwi, the tuatara, the weta and more even the twinkling Matariki stars above the treetops.

              ISBN 9781775436515
              Published NZ 1 May 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Availability
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              Unrestrained Slaughter: the Maori Musket Wars 1800 - 1840
                

              Unrestrained Slaughter: the Maori Musket Wars 1800 - 1840 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McLean, John

              • RRP: $35.99
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              This is a brief account for the general reader of the deadliest and most gruesome chapter in New Zealand's history - the Musket Wars in which around one third of the Maori population were killed. The wars were a continuation of the inter-tribal fighting that had been a feature of... native life ever since the tribes arrived in New Zealand in their canoes but the introduction of muskets increased the killing to an industrial scale.
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              ISBN 9781872970680
              Barcode 9781872970684
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Tross Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              My New Zealand Story: The Wahine Disaster
                

              My New Zealand Story: The Wahine Disaster (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $14.39
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              • Pub Date
                1 Apr 20

              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
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Heron MJ1: The story of a New Zealand supercar and the man who created it
                

              Heron MJ1: The story of a New Zealand supercar and the man who created it (Hardback)

              By Harlow, Patrick

              • RRP: $65.00
              • $58.50
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              For a short time in the 1980s NZ had its very own supercar, the Heron MJ1. This is the story of Ross Baker, an A-Grade mechanic from Rotorua, who designed and built the car and whose vision and persistence led to it going into production.

              ISBN 9781877427596
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Willson Scott Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Kauri Family
                

              The Kauri Family (Paperback)

              By Cato, Suzy

              • RRP: $21.99
              • $17.59
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              • Pub Date
                1 May 20

              Whats that there, can you see? I wonder what that thing can be, in the hole beneath the tree. Its part of the Kauri Family. Join adored childrens entertainer Suzy Cato in this catchy and playful sing-along that celebrates among trees and the wonderful wildlife that is at home in ...the forests of Aotearoa.
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              ISBN 9781775436119
              Published NZ 1 May 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Crimechurch
               

              Crimechurch (Paperback)

              By Botur, Michael

              • RRP: $35.00
              • $35.00
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              Life in the safe suburbs of Christchurch isn't dangerous enough for Marty. He needs punk, protest, politics and crackpipes. Mary and Mona descend underground and live for drugs and dodgy deals. Meanwhile war has broken out among the bikers who supply the dope.

              ISBN 9780995116665
              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Our Incredible Dogs
                 

              Our Incredible Dogs (Paperback)

              By Werry, Phillipa

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $22.49
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              • Pub Date
                1 Mar 20

              Dogs have played a central role in the lives of New Zealanders, from working farm dogs, to police dogs, loyal companions, mascots, little heroes and fictional dogs that have become part of our culture. In this book we look at the dogs that have been memorialised in public statu...es that have become community icons. Travelling the country we trace the statues and the stories behind them to show how dogs trace our history and reflect our culture. A fun and informative way to learn more about our history and the role played by man's best friend. Featuring statues of dogs such as George the Jack Russell who saved children from an attack by two pit bulls, legendary cattle rustler James Mackenzie and his dog famous Friday, the father of Wellington John Plimmer and his dog Fritz, Sue the collie sheepdog at Taieri recognising the work of farm dogs in the area, "The dogs from Hairy Maclary" and The Dog from Footroot Flats.
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              ISBN 9781869665395
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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