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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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              Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59
               

              Harbour Bridge: Auckland, 1958-59 (Paperback)

              By Werry, Philippa

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              "Auckland in the 1950s: a time of rock'n'roll, milk bars, bodgies and widgies and teenage rebellion. The Auckland Harbour Bridge is under construction. Simon likes watching the bridge being built, and talking to his uncle and his mates about what's happening on site. Meanwhile, S...imon's best friend Marty is obsessed with the Space Race and younger sister Jo can't stop worrying about the fate of the dogs and monkeys that are the world's first space travellers. Everyone says that life on the North Shore will change once the bridge is finished ...but what does that mean for Simon and his family?--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775431664
              Published NZ 1 May 2014
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Canterbury Quake: Christchurch, 2010-11
               

              Canterbury Quake: Christchurch, 2010-11 (Paperback)

              By Wallace, Desna

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              "Maddy is a typical 11-year-old girl living in Christchurch - her diary starts in early August with her desperate for a mobile phone, and talking about her best friend Laura, Glee and singing in the school choir, homework, teachers, her siblings ... And then the first earthquake ...hits on 4 September and her world changes"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775431824
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2014
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 6-12 years
              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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              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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              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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              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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              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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              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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