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            Ed Climbs a Big Hill
             

            Ed Climbs a Big Hill (Paperback)

            By Sobanja, Dreydon; Illustrated by Smith, Jennifer

            • RRP: $20.00
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            Fictional story about the life of the New Zealand moutaineer Edmund Hillary. Edmund dreams of climing mountains as a child. Finally, he grows up to realise his dreams, and climbs Everest, the biggest mountain of all. Includes factual notes. Suggested level: primary.

            ISBN 9780473227838
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age 5-9 years
            Series Inspirational Kiwis
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            Willie Apiata VC: A Reluctant Hero
             

            Willie Apiata VC: A Reluctant Hero (Paperback, Abridged edition)

            By Little, Paul; With Lockyer, John

            • RRP: $26.00
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            Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the Second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan. From his early life in small town East Coast New Zealand to his actions in the deserts of Afgha...nistan, this is his story in his words. Inspiring, and heart warming, this is the story of an ordinary Kiwi facing extraordinary challenges.
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            ISBN 9780143304579
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Jean Dreams of Flying
             

            Jean Dreams of Flying (Paperback)

            By Sobanja, Dreydon; Illustrated by Fitzgibbon, Terry

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            Fictional story about the childhood of New Zealand aviator Jean Batten. As a small girl, Jean stays true to her dreams of flying, even though others laugh at her or doubt her. Finally, she grows up to realise her dreams. Includes factual notes. Suggested level: primary.

            ISBN 9780473227845
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2013
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age 5-9 years
            Series Inspirational Kiwis
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            Reaching the Summit: Sir Edmund Hillary's Story
              

            Reaching the Summit: Sir Edmund Hillary's Story (Paperback, New title)

            By Johnston, Alexa; Larsen, David

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Details a young Ed Hillary growing up in the Waikato, his increasing love of climbing and the outdoors, his early climbs and growing reputation, then the Everest expedition and the ascent on Mt Everest itself. It then goes with Hillary to Antarctica and the trek to the South Pole..., then summarises the rest of his life.
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            ISBN 9780143006664
            Published NZ 3 Sep 2007
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Hone Heke: Nga Puhi Warrior
              

            Hone Heke: Nga Puhi Warrior (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Moon, Paul

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            A 'captivating account of the life of the Nga Puhi warrior chief Hone Heke. It is set against a background of political turmoil and ethnic tension, and at almost every turn, the reader will be surprised by the remarkable events and circumstances that engulfed New Zealand in the m...id 1840s".
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            ISBN 9780908990764
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2002
            Publisher David Ling Publishing Limited
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Mark of the Lion: the Story of Charles Upham VC & Bar
               

            Mark of the Lion: the Story of Charles Upham VC & Bar (Paperback, New edition)

            By Sandford, Kenneth

            • RRP: $31.00
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            Charles Upham was the great New Zealand war hero. He was one of the few people in history to have won the Victoria Cross twice, setting new standards of personal heroism during World War II.

            ISBN 9780143018643
            Published NZ 5 Jun 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Mark of the Lion: the Story of Charles Upham VC & Bar
                

            Mark of the Lion: the Story of Charles Upham VC & Bar (EPUB ebook – Main)

            By Sandford, Kenneth

            Charles Upham was the great New Zealand war hero. He was one of the few people in history to have won the Victoria Cross twice, setting new standards of personal heroism during World War II.

            ISBN 9781742287027
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            Language en
            Released NZ 5 Jun 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Loan Credits 36
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            Russell Crowe: A Life in Stories
               

            Russell Crowe: A Life in Stories (Paperback, New title)

            By Wylie, Gabor H.

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            In this intimate biography, Gabor H Wylie gives Russell Crowe fans what they've been longing for - the stories that make up a lifetime. The oscar-winning star of Gladiator. The Insider, and LA Confidential is revealed as never before. This is Russell Crowe - the dedicated musicia...n, the acclaimed actor, the fascinating man. From his New Zealand roots, to his emotional Oscar triumph, Wylie traces Crowe's journey to stardom with charming stories that have textured his life: * His camp portrayal of the transvestite Frank N. Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. * The moment Crowe revealed to his shocked father that, since the family couldn't afford to send him to university to study history, he intended to make his way as a performer. * His little-known appearances on the Australian soap Neighbours.
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            ISBN 9781550224726
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2001
            Publisher Wakefield Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Temuera Morrison: From Haka to Hollywood: From Haka to Hollywood
                

            Temuera Morrison: From Haka to Hollywood: From Haka to Hollywood (EPUB ebook – Main)

            By Little, Paul

            One of New Zealand's most successful acting exports shares his strong, dramatic and inspirational life story.

            ISBN 9781742288826
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            Language en
            Released NZ 23 Sep 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
            Loan Credits 36
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            Sir Edmund Hillary: An Extraordinary Life
               

            Sir Edmund Hillary: An Extraordinary Life (Paperback, New edition 2013)

            By Johnston, Alexa

            • RRP: $35.00
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            The new 2013 edition is slightly updated. Produced in conjunction iwht the exhibition at the Auckland Museum 2013. A biography of Sir Edmund Hillary, it follows him around the world, from his childhood in New Zealand to his humanitarian work with the Himalayan Sherpa people, from... climbing to the summit of Everest, to his tractor expedition to the South Pole, and jet boat adventures on the Ganga. It draws on his personal archives and includes photographs.
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            ISBN 9780143006466
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2007
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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