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            Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes
             

            Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes (Hardback)

            By Bishop, Gavin

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            Gavin Bishop's stunning, once-in-a-generation compendium introduces readers to the pantheon of Maori gods, demigods and heroes, and explores Aotearoa's most exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori people of Aotearoa in ...this breathtaking, large-scale illustrated book for children. Before the beginning there was nothing. No sound, no air, no colour - nothing. TE KORE, NOTHING. No one knows how long this nothing lasted because there was no time. However, in this great nothing there was a sense of waiting. Something was about to happen. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori world, and explore Aotearoa's exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Fascinating, beautiful and informative, this once-in-a-generation compendium deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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            ISBN 9780143775690
            Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-12 years
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            He Atua, He Tangata: The World of Maori Mythology
              

            He Atua, He Tangata: The World of Maori Mythology (Hardback, 3rd Enhanced edition)

            By Reed, A. W.; Edited by Calman, Ross

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              6 Oct 21

            Esteemed editor Ross Calman (Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Toa, Kai Tahu) further revises the Reed Book of Maori Mythology to blend story, source and commentary into a captivating collection. Published in a distinguished hardback, this work will provide a valuable source of reading and re...ference for years to come.
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            ISBN 9780947506889
            Published NZ 6 Oct 2021
            Publisher Oratia Media
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            Tikanga: An Introduction to Te Ao Maori
               

            Tikanga: An Introduction to Te Ao Maori (Paperback)

            By Opai, Keri

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            • Pub Date
              11 Nov 21

            A unique explanation of the Maori world for Pakeha, and for Maori people wishing to learn more about tikanga. With simple lucidity and great expertise, Keri Opai shares the spirit and meaning of what it is to be Maori in the 21st century, dispelling myths and misconceptions and p...roviding a solid introduction to the Maori way of life.
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            ISBN 9781990003172
            Published NZ 11 Nov 2021
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
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            The Coffin Confessor

            The Coffin Confessor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Edgar, William

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            Imagine you are dying with a secret. Something you've never had the courage to tell your friends and family. Or a last wish - a task you need carried out before you can rest in peace. Now imagine there's a man who can take care of all that, who has no respect for the living, who ...will do anything for the dead. Bill Edgar is the Coffin Confessor - a one-of-a-kind professional, a man on a mission to make good on these last requests on behalf of his soon-to-be-deceased clients. And this is the extraordinary story of how he became that man. Bill has been many things in this life- son of one of Australia's most notorious gangsters, homeless street-kid, maximum-security prisoner, hard man, family man, car thief, professional punching bag, philosopher, inventor, private investigator, victim of horrific childhood sexual abuse and an activist fighting to bring down the institutions that let it happen. A survivor. As a little boy, he learned the hard way that society is full of people who fall through the cracks - who die without their stories being told. Now his life's work is to make sure his clients' voices are heard, and their last wishes delivered- the small-town grandfather who needs his tastefully decorated sex dungeon destroyed before the kids find it. The woman who endured an abusive marriage for decades before finding freedom. The outlaw biker who is afraid of nothing . . . except telling the world he is in love with another man. The dad who desperately needs to track down his estranged daughter so he can find a way to say he's sorry, with one final gift. Confronting and confounding, heartwarming and heartbreaking, The Coffin Confessor is a compelling story of survival and redemption, of a life lived on the fringes of society, on both sides of the law - and what that can teach you about living your best life . . . and death.
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            ISBN 9781761042959
            Published NZ 6 Jul 2021
            Publisher Penguin Random House Australia
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            Dressed: Fashionable Dress in Aotearoa New Zealand 1840 to 1910
             

            Dressed: Fashionable Dress in Aotearoa New Zealand 1840 to 1910 (Hardback)

            By Regnault, Claire

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            WHEN CRINOLINES, BUSTLES AND OSTRICH FEATHERS WERE THE HEIGHT OF COLONIAL FASHION. This richly illustrated and lively social history explores the creation, consumption and spectacle of fashionable dress in Aotearoa New Zealand from 1840 to the early 1900s. Dressmakers were essent...ial contributors to the development of New Zealand, and as a colonial outpost of the British Empire, New Zealands 19th century dress culture was heavily shaped by international trends. Interactions with Maori, the demands of settler lifestyle and the countrys geography all added another layer. Dressed teems with the fascinating, busy lives of early businesswomen, society women and civic figures. Featuring dresses and fashionable accessories from museums throughout Aotearoa New Zealand, and including over 270 images, this major book makes a significant contribution to histories of colonial dress.
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            ISBN 9780994146069
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
            Publisher Te Papa Press
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            The Anthropocene Reviewed: The Instant Sunday Times Bestseller

            The Anthropocene Reviewed: The Instant Sunday Times Bestseller (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Green, John

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            A deeply moving and mind-expanding collection of personal essays in the first ever work of non-fiction from #1 internationally bestselling author John Green The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversi...ty.
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            ISBN 9781529109887
            Released NZ 18 May 2021
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa
             

            Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Gossage, Peter

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            A beautiful collection of artist Peter Gossage's beloved Maori myths, in one stunning volume. Peter Gossage's memorable retellings of Maori oral myths have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations. Their dramatic and distinctive illustrations with minimal yet evo...cative language form a powerful combination, and each has earned its place among the beloved classics of our literature. These are exciting, magical tales of adventure and intrigue. Several feature the remarkable culture hero Maui - the quick-witted and the trickster - whose exploits include slowing the sun in its course across the sky, fishing up the North Island/Te Ika a Maui, discovering the secret of fire and his attempt to trick the goddess of death and become immortal. Maui and Other Legends contains eight essential legends. In this volume you will find timeless favourites such as How Maui Found his Mother, Battle of the Mountains, Pania of the Reef and many more. The treasury includes: How Maui Found his Mother How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone The Fish of Maui How Maui Slowed the Sun How Maui Found the Secret of Fire How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death Battle of the Mountains Pania of the Reef
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            ISBN 9780143309291
            Published NZ 3 Oct 2016
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Daughters of Sparta: A tale of secrets, betrayal and revenge from mythology's most vilified women

            Daughters of Sparta: A tale of secrets, betrayal and revenge from mythology's most vilified women (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Heywood, Claire

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            The story of the Siege of Troy from the infamous Helen and her sister Klytemnestra's points of view - a tale of secrets, love and tragedy from the women behind mythology's most devastating war.

            ISBN 9781529333671
            Released NZ 29 Jun 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Featherhood: 'The best piece of nature writing since H is for Hawk, and the most powerful work of biography I have read in years' Neil Gaiman

            Featherhood: 'The best piece of nature writing since H is for Hawk, and the most powerful work of biography I have read in years' Neil Gaiman (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gilmour, Charlie

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            'The best piece of nature writing since H is for Hawk, and the most powerful work of biography I have read in years' Neil Gaiman 'I can't recommend it too highly' Helen Macdonald 'One of those rare, enchanted books' Isabella Tree 'I was entranced' Cathy Rentzenbrink

            ISBN 9781474622424
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            There Is No Big Bad Wolf In This Story

            There Is No Big Bad Wolf In This Story (Paperback)

            By Carter, Lou; Illustrated by Allwright, Deborah

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            The Big Bad Wolf is late AGAIN and is ruining stories as he rushes through the forest to Grandma's house. When the Three Little Pigs get seriously grumpy AGAIN, Wolf tells them he's had ENOUGH. There will be no more HUFFING and PUFFING from this Big Bad Wolf. The fairytale charac...ters aren't worried - they can totally manage without him! But Big Bad Wolfing is harder than it looks ... And what happens when they realise that they really need a Big Bad Wolf in this story? From the pairing behind the fabulously funny and internationally bestselling There Is No Dragon In This Story comes another hilarious story featuring your favourite fairytale characters as you've never seen them before!
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            ISBN 9781526608161
            Released NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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