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              The Forgotten Wars: Why the Musket Wars Matter Today
                

              The Forgotten Wars: Why the Musket Wars Matter Today (Paperback)

              By Crosby, Ron

              • RRP: $39.99
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              • Pub Date
                14 Oct 20

              * Long-awaited short and reorganised version of The Musket Wars * Brilliantly written and clearly explained, with fact boxes * Detailed maps and plentiful illustrations Ron Crosby brilliantly rewrites his seminal The Musket Wars on a thematic basis, simplifying it to a concise wo...rk full of maps and illustrations for the general reader.
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              ISBN 9780947506797
              Published NZ 14 Oct 2020
              Publisher Oratia Media
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              Life with Cars: New Zealanders' motoring memories 1950s-1980s
                

              Life with Cars: New Zealanders' motoring memories 1950s-1980s (Paperback)

              By Barnett, Stephen

              • RRP: $49.99
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              • Pub Date
                4 Nov 20

              Life with Cars is a like a national family photo album, albeit one with its focus on cars. It brims with evocative imagery of cars and automotive adventures from the 1950s to the 1980s, with the words of the contributors as told to the author. Nostalgic fun for car lovers, illust...rated with over 100 photographs.
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              ISBN 9780947506742
              Published NZ 4 Nov 2020
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              Freyberg: A Life's Journey
                

              Freyberg: A Life's Journey (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wright, Matthew

              • RRP: $45.00
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              • Pub Date
                6 Oct 20

              * The first biography to focus fully on Freyberg as a man * Reveals the reality behind the myth of this complex individual * Fast-paced, tightly edited story with photo section Freyberg: A Life's Journey is the most accessible biography on 'Tiny' Freyberg yet, with numerous black... and white photos.
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              ISBN 9780947506728
              Published NZ 6 Oct 2020
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              Patu
                 

              Patu (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Tipene, Tim

              • RRP: $25.99
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              In this powerful novel for teenagers, 16-year-old Jahnine is having to fend for herself amidst a series of family misfortunes, with her mother is in hospital battling cancer and her brother gone without a trace. Family legend has it that a patu taken during the Land Wars by her g...reat-great-grandfather has left a curse on them. Determined to return the patu and lift the curse, Jahnine turns to a strange Maori boy, Andy, and follows him away from Auckland to try and put things right. Nothing turns out the way she imagines in this powerful, realistic novel.
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              ISBN 9780947506841
              Published NZ 27 Jul 2020
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              Rush to Riches: Kauri and Gold
                

              Rush to Riches: Kauri and Gold (Paperback)

              By Ell, Gordon

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              * Third title in the well-received NZ Series launched in 2019 * Aimed at readers intermediate and high-school age * Liberally illustrated, with ephemera and information boxes

              ISBN 9780947506704
              Published NZ 8 May 2020
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series The NZ Series
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              Volcanoes and Earthquakes
                

              Volcanoes and Earthquakes (Paperback)

              By Ell, Gordon; Ell, Sarah

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              * Second title in a new non-fiction series aimed at readers aged 12+ * Easy-to-understand text explaining New Zealand's volcanic and earthquake situation * Highly illustrated with explanatory diagrams and photographs

              ISBN 9780947506605
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2019
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series The NZ Series
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              Nga Waka O Nehera - the First Voyaging Canoes
                

              Nga Waka O Nehera - the First Voyaging Canoes (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Evans, Jeff

              • RRP: $47.99
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              This is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand - including lists of the waka, names of crew members and vessels, karakia and waiata, and maps. A must for lovers of history, students of Maori and nautical enthusiasts.

              ISBN 9780947506056
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2016
              Publisher Oratia Media
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              Language (Maori)
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              Te Toki Me Te Whao: the Story of Maori Carving Tools
               

              Te Toki Me Te Whao: the Story of Maori Carving Tools (Paperback)

              By Fugill, Clive

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              Author Clive Fugill, a master carver with a lifetime of experience, tells the story of tools from mythic origins through the migrations to New Zealand up to the present day, covering all main tools - their materials, manufacture and use - supported by over 80 beautiful line drawi...ngs and colour photos.
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              ISBN 9780947506131
              Published NZ 10 Nov 2016
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              Pukaki: Te Hokinga Mai o te Auahituroa
               

              Pukaki: Te Hokinga Mai o te Auahituroa (Paperback)

              By Tapsell, Paul; Translated by Morrison, Scotty

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              Award-winning book first published in English in 2000 now translated in Te Reo Maori.

              ISBN 9780947506254
              Published NZ 11 Sep 2017
              Publisher Oratia Media
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              Language (Maori)
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              Pioneer Women
                

              Pioneer Women (Paperback)

              Edited by Ell, Sarah

              • RRP: $29.99
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              * First title in a new non-fiction series aimed at readers aged 12+ * A fascinating collection of writings portraying life for pioneer women * Liberally illustrated, with interesting ephemera and fact boxes

              ISBN 9780947506599
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2019
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series The NZ Series
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