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            The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One: 1800s To 1999
               

            The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One: 1800s To 1999 (Paperback)

            By Sobanja, Dreydon; Designed by Dewhurst, Murray

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            New Zealand has a proud athletic history dating back to the 1800s. Never before has there been a book that includes so many New Zealand runners, and in such rich detail. The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree tells the stories of over 100 running related athletes and coaches, focusing on ...the interconnections between the generations as well as the important relationships within those generations. This family tree has wellgrounded roots, a strong trunk and a vast amount of experience, knowledge and inspiration coursing through its branches. The book expertly tells the many interconnected stories of New Zealand's runners, from sprinters through to ultramarathoners, as well as hurdlers, steeplechasers, race walkers and Para athletes. Each chapter incapsulates athletes' achievements, inspirations, coaches and compatriots. The athletes' stories, some never been told before, are complemented by many fascinating photos. The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree features more than 20 personal interviews with athletes, administrators and coaches, to ensure historical and statistical accuracy.
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            ISBN 9780473523671
            Published NZ 29 Aug 2020
            Publisher Inspired Kids Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Runners in Black: the Early Years
               

            Runners in Black: the Early Years (Paperback)

            By P Tobin, Christopher

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            This book chronicles the emergence of organised middle and long distance running in New Zealand from the time of early European settlement through to the 1950 Empire Games which were held in Auckland in 1950. It tells how professional runners dominated through to World War One an...d reveals the stories of runners now forgotten - John O'Connor who travelled between New Zealand and Australia competing in the 1880s, Lachie McLachlan who had he been an amateur could have been an Olympic champion in the early 1900s, and Billy Trembath, of Gore, a world professional champion just before World War One. After the war amateur athletics grew helped by the rise of the Olympic Games and the start of the British Empire Games. A Wairarapa farmworker Randolph Rose became a star of the 1920s but the greatest period of running started in 1930 with Billy Savidan winning the British Empire Games 6 miles in 1930. Then came Jack Lovelock, a medical student who became a world famous celebrity setting world records and winning the Olympic Games 1500m at Berlin. The decade ended with Cecil Matthews and Pat Boot winning British Empire titles to make middle and long distance running arguably the most successful sport internationally speaking for New Zealand during the decade. The book carries through to Harold Nelson who won the British Empire Games 6 miles in 1950. Containing more than 70 rare photos the book also explains the evolution of training methods as well as the formation of the NZAAA (now Athletics NZ) and world governing bodies while telling the stories of all the great athletes who started New Zealand's middle and long distance running tradition.
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            ISBN 9780473511968
            Published NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            AUNTIES
               

            AUNTIES (Paperback)

            By Abu-Shanab, Nadia; Edited by Grace, Ella; McPherson-Newton; Hartendorp, Kassie

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            AUNTIES is a collection of interviews, stories and essays from organisers, activists and the people behind the scenes who make political change in Aotearoa every day. The publication was crowdfunded in 2017 so it could be radically self-published as an unapologetic tribute an...d snapshot of the women, trans, non-binary and intersex leaders who make movements happen despite all odds. Three years later, AUNTIES brings together a punchy, grounding and nourishing how-to-guide for people fighting for racial, economic and social justice in today's world. Co-edited by community and union organisers, Nadia Abu-Shanab, Ella Grace McPherson-Newton and Kassie Hartendorp, AUNTIES shares reflections, art and poetry from the aunties, leaders and role models they have been in relationship with through their political work. AUNTIES shows insight into the unique traditions of political organising in Te Moana Nui a Kiwa, while paying tribute to the global activists who continue to influence our region. From the home to the workplace, the whenua to the marae, the garage to the university and the kitchen to the community, AUNTIES takes us everywhere political change happens.
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            ISBN 9780473544294
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            Korowai
              

            Korowai (Paperback)

            By Kahukiwa, Reina; Illustrated by Kahukiwa, Robyn

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            Maori women are influential. Maori women are powerful. We wahine Maori, are in possession of a formidable resilience inherent in our whakapapa Maori. We are wrapped in the korowai of whakapapa, mana, aroha, bravery, wisdom, courage and strength.

            ISBN 9780473523503
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            Heart of Flame
               

            Heart of Flame (Hardback)

            By Randell, Beverley

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            Heart of Flame reveals the exuberance and originality of Katherine Mansfield's words, and Jenni Shoesmith's lively and lifelike illustrations make it easy to identify the plants she loved so much.

            ISBN 9781990007163
            Published NZ 24 Aug 2020
            Publisher Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
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            A Radical Religious Heritage
               

            A Radical Religious Heritage (Paperback)

            By Maindonald, John

            • RRP: $25.00
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            Those who laid the foundations of New Zealand's Unitarian movement, most of whom came from the United Kingdom, argued strongly that all religious claims must be open to critical examination and review, with the individual conscience the final judge. Among those who had a large ro...le, note especially William Jellie who was the first minister of the Auckland Church, and through his long life continued to give strong support.
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            ISBN 9780473527846
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher COPY PRESS
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            I Want to be an Engineer
             

            I Want to be an Engineer (Hardback)

            By Dungey, Samantha; Illustrated by Bruce, Hilary

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            I want to be an Engineer celebrates some of the everyday engineering marvels and how they change our world. This book shows the wonder and excitement of engineering through the eyes of children, from huge stretching towers to smart electric cars. Playful rhymes and illustrations ...bring to life the engineering marvels, while blurring the lines between play and reality. This book aims to promote STEM careers to girls and boys as both an exciting and world changing career. No matter what gender, sexual orientation or race, only through diversity can we solve the problems of the future. Engineers contribute so much to the world, why not want to grow up to be one?
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            ISBN 9780646813431
            Published NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Miscellaneous
            Interest Age 5-9 years
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