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            Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa
             

            Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (Paperback)

            By Evans, Jeff; Foreword by Baybayan, Kalepa

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            This book features interviews with 10 master navigators who trained under Mau Piailug, the legendary teacher of traditional wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging across the Pacific. They were given the status of master navigator by Mau, and went on to become an integral part... of the renaissance of knowledge and traditions around voyaging.
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            ISBN 9780995131804
            Published NZ 10 Jun 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
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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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            Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971 - 1981
             

            Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971 - 1981 (Paperback)

            By Anae, Melani; Tamu, Leilani; Iuli, Lautofa; Edited by Burgoyne, Leilani

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            "Polynesian Panthers records the Pacific rights and social activist movement in New Zealand, told by those who were there. Forming in 1971, the Polynesian Panthers sought to raise consciousness and took action in response to the racism and discrimination Pacific peoples faced in ...New Zealand in the 1970s and 1980s. The Panthers organised prison visit programmes and sporting and debating teams for inmates; provided a halfway-house service for young men released from prison; ran homework centres; and offered 'people's loans', legal aid and food banks that catered for 600 families at their height. Drawing on interviews, memoirs, poetry, newspaper articles and critical analysis, Polynesian Panthers is a thought-provoking account of this period in New Zealand"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775502050
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2015
            Publisher Huia Publishers
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            Polynesia, 900-1600: An overview of the history of Aotearoa, Rekohu, and Rapa Nui: 2021
             

            Polynesia, 900-1600: An overview of the history of Aotearoa, Rekohu, and Rapa Nui: 2021 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Williams, Madi

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            A concise introduction to the history of South Polynesia during the period typically defined as the 'Middle Ages' by western historians, focusing on Aotearoa, Rekohu, and Rapa Nui. Written in response to a wider global approach to medieval history, it offers a fresh perspective o...n the history of the region during that period.
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            ISBN 9781988503233
            Published NZ 15 Aug 2021
            Publisher Canterbury University Press
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            Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand
             

            Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Evans, Jeff

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            By examining myth, star charts and contemporary Polynesian seafaring, Jeff Evans traces the methods by which Polynesian explorers made their epic voyages, and retraces the historic sailing of the traditional canoe Hawaiki-nui with no modern aids from Tahiti down to New Zealand.

            ISBN 9780947506407
            Published NZ 26 Apr 2017
            Publisher Oratia Media
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            Tala o le Vavau: Myths, Legends and Customs of Old Samoa
              

            Tala o le Vavau: Myths, Legends and Customs of Old Samoa (Paperback, New edition)

            By Stuebel, C.; Translated by Herman, Brother

            Stories in Samoan and English providing an insight to the Samoan way of life in pre-papalagi times, and a valuable record of a culture rich in history and spirituality. Illust. B&W.

            ISBN 9780908597031
            Published NZ 23 Dec 2010
            Publisher PASIFIKA PRESS
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            Fake Baby
             

            Fake Baby (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McDaid, Amy

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            Fake Baby is a tender and funny exploration of the power of words, our perception of resilience and what it means to be real. Nine Days. One City. Three Oddballs. Stephen's dead father is threatening to destroy the world. If Stephen commits the ultimate sacrifice and throws himse...lf into the harbour, he will save humanity. The last thing he needs is a Jehovah's witness masquerading as a school boy and an admission to a mental health facility. * Jaanvi steals a life-like doll called James and cares for him as if he were her dead child. Her husband demands she return him. But she and James have already bonded, and it's nobody's business how she decides to grieve. * Lucas, pharmacist and all-round nice guy, is having one of the worst weeks of his life. His employees forgot his birthday, his mother's gone manic, and now his favourite customer is in hospital because of a medication error he made. Can he make things right? Or is life all downhill after forty? 'A darkly funny satire that's both moving and wise.' - Paula Morris
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            ISBN 9780143774631
            Published NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Polynesian Navigation & the Discovery of New Zealand
               

            Polynesian Navigation & the Discovery of New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Evans, Jeff

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            "Polynesian navigation and the discovery of New Zealand offers a straightforward account of how and why Polynesian seafarers made their journey south to New Zealand shores. The first part discusses the origins of the voyages, legends of the homeland and the explorer Kupe, traditi...onal Polynesian navigation techniques, and the preservation of seafaring knowledge by Maori. The second part presents a gripping account of the canoe Hawaiki-nui retracing the route from Tahiti to New Zealand in 1985 using traditional voyaging methods"--Back cover.
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            ISBN 9781877514159
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780947506407
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2011
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            LEGO Disney Princess Meet Moana
             

            LEGO Disney Princess Meet Moana (Hardback)

            By Kosara, Tori

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            Discover everything you've ever wondered about your favourite LEGO (R) Disney Princess (TM) in this super-cute starter guide What is Moana's secret wish? Why is everything changing on the island of Montunui? Who helps Moana cross the ocean? Get all the answers to your questions a...bout this brave voyager with DK's LEGO Disney Princess: Meet Moana. Featuring a simple Q&A format, fun facts, and showcasing beautiful LEGO sets, mini-dolls, and accessories, DK's LEGO Disney Princess Meet Moana is a charming introduction to LEGO Moana. With a bright and playful design and cheerful, inviting text, DK's guide encourages young readers to explore the Princess' amazing world from her incredible adventures on the ocean and on land. A perfect entry level guide for young fans, which can be built into a cherished collection. (c)2021 The LEGO Group. (c)2021 Disney Enterprises, Inc.
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            ISBN 9780241469323
            Released NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            People of the Sea
             

            People of the Sea (Paperback)

            By Wharram, James; Other primary creator Boon, Hanneke

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            James Wharram's account of his life dedicated to designing, building, and sailing worldwide, craft of the Polynesian double canoe form.

            ISBN 9781907206504
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2021
            Publisher Lodestar Books
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