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              Niue Heroes
               

              Niue Heroes (Paperback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $38.99
              • $38.99
              • Available At Publisher

              Niue Heroes tells the inspirational stories of achievers who have Niuean ancestry. It includes legends like Laufoli, Mataginifale and Maui; historical figures such as Sir Robert Rex and Peniamina; and contemporary heroes like Che Fu and Dr Colin Tukuitoga. The book is written to ...inspire young Niueans, to encourage reading and promote literacy.
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              ISBN 9780995140202
              Published NZ 19 Oct 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Pasifika Heroes
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              Rise of the To'a
               

              Rise of the To'a (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $30.99
              • $30.99
              • Delayed Release

              Rise of the To'a! is a book about the most successful Tongan sports team in history - the national rugby league team. Kau To'a. Mate Ma'a Tonga. MMT. It tells how the players overcame personal challenges in their lives to achieve things others thought impossible. And how they uni...ted the Kingdom of Tonga and inspired people of all ages to dream big.
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              ISBN 9780995137219
              Published NZ 4 Sep 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age Children
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              Dr Tokilupe Taumoepeau: Tongan Trailblazer
               

              Dr Tokilupe Taumoepeau: Tongan Trailblazer (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              Dr Tokilupe Taumoepeau made history when she became New Zealand's first female vascular surgeon. This trailblazing Tongan is helping bust open doors in health and medicine for young people with Pacific heritage ... including her own family! Find out more in Dr Tokilupe Taumoepeau...: Tongan Trailblazer.
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              ISBN 9780995140226
              Published NZ 20 Nov 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Wahine Toa
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              Stacey Waaka: World champion rugby player
                

              Stacey Waaka: World champion rugby player (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $30.99
              • $30.99
              • Available At Publisher

              Stacey Waaka follows Stacey's journey from Ruatoki to the rugby stadiums of the world. Read about some of the many challenges she's been through, including a terrifying bus crash, and how she overcame them. Find out how her faith, family, friends, coaches, teachers and culture ha...ve guided and powered her to aim high in life.
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              ISBN 9780473504618
              Published NZ 11 Jun 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Wahine Toa
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              Kamelia Lino Zarka: History-making Pilot
                

              Kamelia Lino Zarka: History-making Pilot (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $30.99
              • $30.99
              • Available At Publisher

              Kamelia Lino Zarka tracks Kamelia's journey from the Kingdom of Tonga, to the skies of Hawaii. You'll read how she made history by becoming the first Tongan female to captain a commercial airline. And you'll be inspired to see how her daughters are following in her high achieving... footsteps. The sky is no limit for this Tongan family!
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              ISBN 9780995135369
              Published NZ 11 Jun 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Wahine Toa
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              How Tonga got its name: Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa
                

              How Tonga got its name: Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $30.99
              • $30.99
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              A Tongan legend retold by David Riley and translated into Tongan by Julienne Faletau. Maui threw his line and hook into the ocean. He felt the hook catch onto something huge and heavy. "Wow, it's beautiful!" Maui said. What amazing sight did Maui see in the ocean that day?

              ISBN 9780995135390
              Published NZ 11 Jun 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age Children
              Series Pasifika Superheroes
              Language (English)
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              Lisa Carrington: Olympic Champion
                

              Lisa Carrington: Olympic Champion (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $30.99
              • $30.99
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              Wahine Toa: Lisa Carrington tells the story of a girl from a small New Zealand town, who became the first Maori in history to win an Olympic gold medal. You'll learn how to use challenges in your own life as motivation. And you'll discover that no matter where you come from, it's... okay to dream big!
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              ISBN 9780995135307
              Published NZ 11 Jun 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Wahine Toa
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              Yvette Williams: Leaping into History
                

              Yvette Williams: Leaping into History (Paperback / Softback / Other, Digital Edition)

              By Riley, David; Illustrated by Robertson, Chad

              • RRP: $30.99
              • $30.99
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              Yvette Williams represented New Zealand in the discus, hurdles, javelin, shot put and basketball. Some people think she's the best Kiwi athlete ever. But Yvette is most famous for a long jump she made in 1952. That's when she became the first Kiwi woman to win an Olympic gold med...al. How did she do it? By aiming high and working hard that's how.
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              ISBN 9780473470845
              Published NZ 27 Jun 2019
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Reading Legends
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              Drifting with Mad Mike
               

              Drifting with Mad Mike (Paperback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $17.99
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              "Story of how a young Kiwi driver achieved his dream of competing in one of the toughest drifting leagues in the world... Formula Drift! Learn how passion and determination helped mike become one of the best drifters in the world, and how it can help you achieve your dream too"--...Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780473445874
              Published NZ 19 Sep 2018
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Reading Warriors
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              The Gifts of Pai and Vau
               

              The Gifts of Pai and Vau (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $30.99
              • $30.99
              • Delayed Release

              Pai and Vau are Nanumea superheroes. One day a stranger named Tefolaha came to their island and challenged them to a contest. What kind of contest did he dream up? What would Pai and Vau do if they lost? Find out in The Gifts of Pai and Vau, a Nanumea legend retold by David Riley..., and translated into Nanumean by Siliga Tala.
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              ISBN 9780995137271
              Published NZ 30 Sep 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age Children
              Series Pasifika Superheroes
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