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              Spearo
               

              Spearo (Paperback)

              By Scott, Mary-anne

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              Sean has emigrated to New Zealand with his mother from South Africa after the death of his father. He is finding it hard to fit in at school, cope with his grief and his homesickness.

              ISBN 9780995117525
              Published NZ 11 Feb 2020
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Hindsight: Pivotal Moments in New Zealand History
               

              Hindsight: Pivotal Moments in New Zealand History (Paperback)

              By Hager, Mandy

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              Four pivotal moments in NZ history are examined through a variety of source materials and commentary that enlivens the event and describes its impact on our society and our growth as a global nation. A resource for all schools and libraries - a link to the onetree-house.com websi...te will hold downloadable resources.
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              ISBN 9780995106543
              Published NZ 10 Oct 2019
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Parihaka Woman
                

              The Parihaka Woman (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

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              There has never been a New Zealand novel quite like The Parihaka Woman. Richly imaginative and original, weaving together fact and fiction, it sets the remarkable story of Erenora against the historical background of the turbulent and compelling events that occurred in Parihaka d...uring the 1870s and 1880s. Parihaka is the place Erenora calls home, a peaceful Taranaki settlement overcome by war and land confiscation. As her world is threatened, Erenora must find within herself the strength, courage and ingenuity to protect those whom she loves. And, like a Shakespearean heroine, she must change herself before she can take up her greatest challenge and save her exiled husband, Horitana. Surprising, inventive and deeply moving, The Parihaka Woman confirms Witi Ihimaera as one of New Zealand's finest and most memorable storytellers. Always surprising and inventive, THE PARIHAKA WOMAN reveals a working writer constantly extending his range and humanity, continuing his exploration into the history of New Zealand and working at its intersections with fiction. It affirms Ihimaera's place in New Zealand literature as one of our finest technicians and storytellers.
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              ISBN 9781869797294
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2011
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Trash

              Trash (Paperback)

              By Mulligan, Andy

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              Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's ...a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything.
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              ISBN 9781909531130
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2014
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Bone Tiki
                

              The Bone Tiki (Paperback)

              By Hair, David

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              What do you do when you meet a tohunga makutu? You run. When reality dissolves and myths and legends come alive? You run faster. And when the dead come to life and blood debts have to be paid, will you have the courage to do what must be done? Matiu Douglas has a bone tiki he sto...le from a tangi. His father's important new client wants it. Badly. And he has some very nasty friends. When Mat is forced to flee for his life, an unexpected meeting with a girl called Pania sets his world spinning. Suddenly he's running through the bush with a girl-clown, a dog who is way too human, and a long-dead warrior. Fearful creatures from legend are rising up around him, and Mat faces a terrifying ordeal. And there is nowhere left to hide...not even in another world. A breathtaking adventure set in two parallel New Zealands, from exciting new author David Hair. David, who is from Wellington, is currently living in India. The Bone Tiki is his first novel.
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              ISBN 9781869507343
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              White Lies Maori Legends and Fairytales
                

              White Lies Maori Legends and Fairytales (Paperback)

              By Dowling-Mitchell, Falstaff

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              Pete dreams of being an All Black but life isn't easy - other boys in the rugby team are bigger and stronger, the new principal is trying to take Maori culture away from school, and his annoying daughter wants to be Pete's friend. Stuff that. She's a straight up weirdo! The schoo...l bully wants to smash his face in every chance he gets, and on top of that, his best mate isn't being himself lately. What's going on with him? A book where young characters begin to question their world in Aotearoa. Was land stolen off Maori years ago? If so, what does that mean now? Why was there a war between Maori and Europeans on the banks of the Waikato river? How different are New Zealand Maori from New Zealand Europeans today, and how different did their cultures used to be? When it seems like everything is against Pete, he has to stand up and fight for what he believes in, and he learns that help can come from the most surprising places.
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              ISBN 9780473466060
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Road To Winter

              The Road To Winter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Smith, Mark

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              Finn has survived alone for two years since the virus that killed everyone. When a stranger arrives, everything changes forever.

              ISBN 9781925355123
              Published NZ 27 Jun 2016
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Alive

              Alive (Paperback)

              By Baker, Chandler

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              After receiving a heart transplant, seventeen-year-old Stellas recovery is marred with strange side effects and hallucinations, and when she meets new classmate Levi, Stella soon realizes that they have more in common than she could ever imagine.

              ISBN 9781484709344
              Released NZ 11 Jul 2017
              Publisher Hyperion
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Here in the Real World

              Here in the Real World (Paperback)

              By Pennypacker, Sara

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              From the author of the highly acclaimed, bestselling novel Pax comes a gorgeous and moving novel that is an ode to introverts, dreamers, and misfits everywhere, ideal for readers aged 9-12.

              ISBN 9780008371692
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Z For Zachariah

              Z For Zachariah (Paperback)

              By O'Brien, Robert C.; Designed by Jones, Matt

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              In Z FOR ZACHARIAH by Robert C. Obrien, nuclear war has devastated America, except for the valley where Ann Burden has been living alone for over a year - until Loomis, a scientist in a radiation-proof suit, arrives. She hopes they will be companions but his behaviour towards her... becomes increasingly threatening as he attacks her and then cuts off her food supply and tries to bring her under his control. Although there may be no one else alive, Ann steals his suit and leaves the valley in search of humanity.
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              ISBN 9780141368986
              Released NZ 3 Apr 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Originals
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