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            Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths
             

            Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths (Hardback)

            By Ihimaera, Witi

            • RRP: $45.00
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            From master storyteller Witi Ihimaera, a spellbinding and provocative retelling of traditional Maori myths for the twenty-first century. In this milestone volume, Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into th...e firmament, Hine-titama down into the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores . . . From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way. 'Step through the gateway now to stories that are as relevant today as they ever were.'
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            ISBN 9780143774990
            Published NZ 6 Nov 2020
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Giver
             

            The Giver (Paperback, New edition)

            By Lowry, Lois

            • RRP: $16.99
            • $12.74
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            It's a perfect world, where everything looks right. But ugly truths lie beneath the surface!

            ISBN 9780007263516
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2008
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Collins Modern Classics
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            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Dawn Raid
             

            Dawn Raid (Paperback)

            By Smith, Pauline

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $15.99
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            What is an overstayer? Through Sofia's heartfelt diary entries, we witness the terror of being dawn-raided and gain an insight into the courageous and tireless work of the Polynesian Panthers in the 1970s as they encourage immigrant families across New Zealand to stand up for the...ir rights.
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            ISBN 9781775434757
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series My New Zealand Story
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            Mophead: How Your Difference Makes a Difference
             

            Mophead: How Your Difference Makes a Difference (Hardback)

            By Tusitala Marsh, Selina

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $21.24
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            A moving graphic memoir of growing up Pasifika in New Zealand, written and illustrated by our fast-talking PI Poet Laureate, Selina Tusitala Marsh.

            ISBN 9781869408985
            Published NZ 10 Oct 2019
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            840 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Afakasi Woman: 2019
              

            Afakasi Woman: 2019 (Paperback)

            By Wendt Young, Lani

            • RRP: $29.00
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            A collection of 24 short stories; the joys and tribulations of being a woman in Samoa and the struggles brought to an island nation by climate change.

            ISBN 9780995106598
            Published NZ 7 Nov 2019
            Publisher OneTree House Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Language (English)
            Availability
            760 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Tunnel of Dreams
             

            The Tunnel of Dreams (Paperback)

            By Beckett, Bernard

            • RRP: $21.00
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            A hidden world, mysterious villains, two sets of twins and one epic competition set the scene for this magical middle-grade adventure by an award-winning NZ author.

            ISBN 9781922330185
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Common Ground
              

            Common Ground (Paperback)

            By Morris, Matt

            • RRP: $89.99
            • $55.95
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            Common Ground: Garden histories of Aotearoa takes a loving look at gardens and garden practices in Aotearoa New Zealand over time. While a lot of gardening books focus on the grand plantings of wealthy citizens, Matt Morris explores the historical processes behind 'humble gardens...' - those created and maintained by ordinary people. From the arrival of the earliest Polynesian settlers carrying precious seeds and cuttings, through early settler gardens to 'Dig for Victory' efforts, he traces the collapse and renewal of home gardening culture, through the emergence of community initiatives to the recent concept of food sovereignty. Compost, Maori gardens, the suburban vege patch, the rise of soil toxin levels, the role of native plants and City Beautiful movements ... Morris looks at the ways in which cultural meanings have been inscribed in the land through our gardening practices over time. What do our gardens say about us, and where we have been? Matt Morris digs deep in Common Ground.
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            ISBN 9781988592572
            Published NZ 20 Nov 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            16 Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            Alchemy and Rose: A sweeping new novel from the author of The House Between Tides, the Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year
             

            Alchemy and Rose: A sweeping new novel from the author of The House Between Tides, the Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Maine, Sarah

            • RRP: $34.99
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            A beautiful and evocative historical novel that takes the reader to the west coast of New Zealand, Scotland and Melbourne in the 1870s

            ISBN 9781529384994
            Released NZ 12 Jan 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            742 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Rona Moon
             

            Rona Moon (Hardback)

            By Tipene, Tim; Illustrated by Reihana, Theresa; Translated by Huriana Fong, Stephanie

            • RRP: $25.99
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            * Brilliantly illustrated retelling of Rona and the Moon myth * Engaging text in English and te Reo Maori * Companion to Tim Tipene's 2016 book Maui - Sun Catcher

            ISBN 9780947506735
            Published NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Indigenous Voices
            Language (Maori)
            Availability
            10 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Niue Heroes
             

            Niue Heroes (Paperback)

            By Riley, David

            • RRP: $38.99
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            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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