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          Tai Chi: the 24 Forms
             

          Tai Chi: the 24 Forms (DVD)

          • RRP: $52.99
          • $52.99

          Step-by-step instructions of the best known tai chi forms with bonus qigong and movements.

          DVD Code 9780987105103
          Published NZ Not specified
          Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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          Fantail
              

          Fantail (DVD, R15)

          • RRP: $29.99
          • $29.99
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          A South Auckland petrol station is the setting for this independent drama about graveyard shift worker Tania (Sophie Henderson, also the film's writer and based on her one-woman stageplay), whose long nights are spent chipping away at the savings she needs to leave with her littl...e brother in search of their father. Raised Maori, Tania's bonds to her whanau underpin a life spent caring for her ailing mother during the day and preparing to take her brother Piwakawaka overseas. But as he leaves to pick kiwifruit and Tania is stuck at the gas station with a slack manager and an eagle-eyed regional supervisor, it seems she's not able to look after her family to the same extent. A product of the NZ Film Commission's Escalator scheme, this low-budget feature, shot in just 20 days, brings Henderson's piece to the big screen courtesy of first-time director Curtis Vowell
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          DVD Code CF1683
          Barcode 9338176011683
          Published NZ 1 Oct 2014
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          Turangaarere: Story of the Flying Office John Pohe
              

          Turangaarere: Story of the Flying Office John Pohe (DVD, G)

          • RRP: $24.99
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          On the 24th of March 1944, two hundred and twenty allied airmen huddle silently in a German POW camp in Poland. After months of planning, they are about to attempt an escape of unbelievable magnitude and logistics. The event will be recorded in history and known as The Great Esca...pe. Among them is World War II's first Maori pilot, Porokoru Patapu Pohe (also known as John Pohe). He has only been in the camp for 6 months but in that time, he has managed to make his way up the list of escapees to number 65 of 220. He has completed a tour of duty and cheated death a number of times, earning himself the nickname Lucky Johnny. Turangaarere is the story of his incredible life.
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          DVD Code 1006499
          Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
          Publisher Miscellaneous
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          Cake Boss: Season 1
              

          Cake Boss: Season 1 (DVD, PG)

          • RRP: $24.99
          • $24.99
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          In 13 action-packed episodes, you'll discover that nothing is impossible as Buddy Valastro and his team create insane cakes such as a roulette table, a zombie, a prehistoric mammal, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and a tiki cake that spits fire!

          DVD Code 13483
          Barcode 9315842041892
          Released NZ 18 Nov 2010
          Publisher Magna
          Series Cake Boss
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          Hook, Line & Sinker (dvd)
            

          Hook, Line & Sinker (dvd) (DVD)

          • RRP: $39.99
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          PJ (Rangimoana Taylor) is a truckdriver with a workingman's pride in his job. His partner Ronnie (Carmel McGlone), her two kids bordering on adulthood, singing at the local pub and fishing with his best mate Jono (KC Kelly), form the backbone of his modest existence. But when he ...fails a mandatory eye test and loses his driving licence, PJ's life unravels. In the face of his imminent future as a blind man, the ever pragmatic Ronnie upscales her wedding dress business with the help of her ambitious older sister Bernadette (Geraldine Brophy) to become the breadwinner of the family. But PJ, refusing to accept the loss of his sight and unable to cope with the rapidly altering family dynamics, takes everyone on a tumultuous emotional journey to the very edge until, with Ronnie's help, he is willing to accept a new place for himself in the world.
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          ISBN 275820
          Published NZ 10 Nov 2011
          Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
          Interest Age General Audience
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          Oku Moe Moea: The Dream Which is Bigger Than I am
              

          Oku Moe Moea: The Dream Which is Bigger Than I am (DVD, G)

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          This powerful short film offers vital viewing for all who believe that art is not a luxury but a human necessity. Through the eyes of a gifted boy growing up in isolation, it raises the question of how to rise above the limited vision of marginalization of arts in today`s societi...es. Through the film, we glimpse the anguish of youth coping with violence against their talents. Filmed in Opotiki, New Zealand, with a local cast and skilled and creative writing and film crew, this simple story challenges everyone concerned with our children's future. Book available on ISBN: 9781507850992 N.B. DVD is also known as "Art I Am".
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          DVD Code 69775
          Published NZ 1 Mar 2015
          Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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          Restoring the 1819 Atlas (dvd and library licence)
            

          Restoring the 1819 Atlas (dvd and library licence) (DVD)

          By Goodwin, Peter

          • RRP: $120.00
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          When making this Bookbinding DVD series master bookbinder PETER GOODWIN kept libraries, rare book departments and special collections in the forefront of his mind. This license allows libraries and institutions to do this in addition to normal services. In this DVD, master bookbi...nder Peter Goodwin shows how he approaches this unusual binding. At the same time he demonstrates how he binds the traditional half-bound leather book which is seen in libraries all over the world. To make the maps in an atlas lie straight with no thread showing requires a special sewing technique. He demonstrates the use of the "plough". This was the old fashioned method of cutting edges before the guillotine was invented. It is rarely seen today and written explanations are hard to understand. However once seen never forgotten. Colored hand-sewn head bands, paper repair and traditional half-leather binding are also covered in detail. It is a treat to watch Peter Goodwin show how easy it is for beginners to work with leather. His no fuss approach is refreshing.
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          ISBN 142559
          Released NZ 24 Aug 2005
          Publisher Peter Goodwin Book Binding
          Interest Age General Audience
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          Westside Series 6
             

          Westside Series 6 (DVD, R16)

          • RRP: $48.99
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          Tales of crime and passion in Auckland, New Zealand, spanning from 1974 through to 1979.

          DVD Code SPP0031
          Barcode 9322225239272
          Released NZ 19 Nov 2020
          Publisher Madman Films
          Series Westside
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          Westside Complete Series
             

          Westside Complete Series (DVD, R16)

          • RRP: $139.99
          • $139.99
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          Tales of crime and passion in Auckland, New Zealand, spanning from 1974 through to 1979.

          DVD Code SPP0032
          Barcode 9322225239289
          Released NZ 26 Nov 2020
          Publisher Madman Films
          Series Westside
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          Hunt For The Wilderpeople
             

          Hunt For The Wilderpeople (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, PG)

          • RRP: $32.99
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          Ricky (Julian Dennison) is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his grumpy foster uncle (Sam Neill) in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive in this hilarious a...nd heart-felt adventure.
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          DVD Code MMA9159
          Barcode 9322225216785
          Released NZ 14 Sep 2016
          Publisher Madman Films
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