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              Books by Maria Gill

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              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment
               

              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              From the Bill of rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to local council - and everything in between - Maria Gill explains our system of government. You will discover facts about laws, our currency, voting at the elections and the role of the media.

              ISBN 9781869664923
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Ice Breaker
               

              Ice Breaker (Hardback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Much has been written about explorer Ernest Shackleton's three courageous expeditions to the Antarctic. What is not so well-known is the crucial role that Captain Frank Worsley played in saving the lives of the crew of Endurance after it got stuck in ice floes and broke apart dur...ing the attempt to traverse the Continent in 1914. After abandoning their ship, in the Weddell Sea, Frank led marches across the ice in the hope of reaching land. When their ice flow split, endangering all their lives, the survivors boarded three small lifeboats. Frank navigated them to Elephant Island during a terrific storm. When they found the island uninhabited, Frank led a six-man rescue party 1300 kilometres overland to a whaling station in South Georgia. Without his precise navigation skills and incredible determination, the rescue party would never have made it. One day after reaching the whaling station, he set out again to go back and rescue the other members of the lifeboat party.
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              ISBN 9781869665364
              Published NZ 31 Jan 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              Kate Sheppard: Leading the Way for Women
               

              Kate Sheppard: Leading the Way for Women (Hardback)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Ivancic, Marco

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              UP UNTIL 125 YEARS AGO, there wasn't a single country in the world that allowed women to vote in general elections. But that was before KATE SHEPPARD. JOIN THE MARCH for women's rights and LEARN ABOUT THE LEGACY that lives on to this day.

              ISBN 9781775435471
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
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              Eruption: Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes
               

              Eruption: Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Introduces the science of volcanism and explains how it affects New Zealand's geography and geology. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

              ISBN 9781869663629
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2012
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              Operation Nest Egg Chick
               

              Operation Nest Egg Chick (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Potter, Bruce

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              A creative non-fiction story about a BNZ Operation Nest Egg chick. Each page also includes photographs and text boxes about how kiwi are being saved. Deep down in a dark burrow, a father kiwi snorts and snuffles in his sleep. Underneath him , a large creamy egg lies snug and safe... from pilfering predators.
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              ISBN 9780473284046
              Published NZ 20 Oct 2014
              Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
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              Anzac Animals: 20 Animal Friends from WWI and WWII
               

              Anzac Animals: 20 Animal Friends from WWI and WWII (Hardback)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Ivancic, Marco

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              Brought to life in this one-of-a-kind book are the astonishing and heartwarming TRUE TALES of 20 UNFORGETTABLE ANIMAL FRIENDS that helped ANZACs serving in World War One and Two.

              ISBN 9781775434740
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Scholastic
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              Dogs on the Job
               

              Dogs on the Job (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

              Dogs on the Job introduces you to the working dogs of New Zealand.

              ISBN 9780143502807
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2008
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Abel Tasman: Mapping the Southern Lands
               

              Abel Tasman: Mapping the Southern Lands (Hardback)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Ivancic, Marco

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              MORE THAN 300 YEARS AGO, a young Dutch sailor named ABEL TASMAN stood on the prow of a ship that he and his crew had sailed across wild, uncharted waters. In the distance, the rugged outline of steep hills rose from the ocean waves. COULD THIS BE TERRA AUSTRALIS - THE GREAT SOUTH...ERN LAND? JOIN THE JOURNEY and DISCOVER THE LEGACY left behind.
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              ISBN 9781775435099
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2017
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Toroa's Journey HB
               

              Toroa's Journey HB (Hardback)

              By Gill, Maria; Mouldey, Gavin

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              "Based on the true story of Toroa, the 500th albatross chick to hatch at the breeding colony on Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, this story follows his life as he grows from chick to adult and begins roving out across the vast Pacific Ocean. Will fishing lines snag him? Can he avoid an... erupting volcano? Does a plastic island pose a threat and will he make it back to Dunedin years later to start his own family?"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780947503536
              Published NZ 23 Oct 2017
              Publisher Potton & Burton
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Call of the Kokako
               

              Call of the Kokako (Hardback)

              By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Arnold, Heather

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              Described as 'grey ghosts' because they are seldom seen in New Zealand forests, kokako are known for their incredible song. This book delves into their world - one preyed upon by predators in a shrinking habitat.

              ISBN 9781869662943
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2011
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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