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          Turangaarere: Story of the Flying Office John Pohe
              

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

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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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          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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          Hook, Line & Sinker (dvd)
            

          Hook, Line & Sinker (dvd) (DVD)

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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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          Rock Of Ages Triple Play
             

          Rock Of Ages Triple Play (Blu-ray, M)

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          "Rock of Ages" tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Their rock 'n' roll romance is told through the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Rang...er, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and more.
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          Blu-ray Code WVBDS6163740
          Barcode 9325336163740
          Released NZ 17 Oct 2012
          Publisher Warner Brothers
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          Sione's 2: Unfinished Business
             

          Sione's 2: Unfinished Business (Blu-ray, M)

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          Five years ago our heroes the Duckrockers thought they had figured it all out - they had found themselves girlfriends to take to Siones wedding and the future was looking bright: Michael had come to accept that commitment wasnt for him and he was always going to fancy white girls...; Albert had finally hooked up with his co-worker Tania; Stanley, always the weird one, had managed to find himself a nice girl one of the catering staff from the wedding; and Sefa had even got the courage to propose to his long term girlfriend, Leilani. And Bolo? Well, apparently his name is actually Paul. Fast-forward five years and things havent quite gone as the boys might have planned: Albert is now married to Tania and they are living in suburbia, both working in insurance and also trying (unsuccessfully) to have a baby; Sefa and Leilani are still together and now have two kids although despite Sefas proposal, theyre still not married. And while Sefas business is falling apart, Leilani seems to be living life to the full; Stanley is now a trainee Deacon in the Future Church; Michael has moved to Australia but the boys dont hear from him often; and Bolo has thrown in his job with Sefa and taken up work with Sione, Michaels younger brother. Growing up appears to be driving the Duckrockers apart but when theyre confronted with one of lifes unexpected turns and Bolo goes missing, their Minister once again brings them together and sends them on a quest. Their mission: to find Bolo. Where do you start when you are looking for this one Samoan in the worlds largest Polynesian city? As they set off on the physical search for Bolo, each of the Duckrockers is also on a personal journey of sorts. But of course, the Boys being the Boys, the way they deal with things can only go wrong.
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          Blu-ray Code 114588
          Barcode 9338176009901
          Released NZ 20 Jun 2012
          Publisher Pinnacle Films
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          Morning Light
            

          Morning Light (Blu-ray)

          Actor Monroe, Mark Sandler; Sandler, Adam; Pearce, Guy

          Fifteen young sailors...six months of intense training...one chance at the brass ring. This exciting true-life documentary tells the inspiring story of a group of intrepid and daring young men and women, on the cusp of adulthood, as they embark on lifes first great adventure. Rac...ing a high-performance 52-foot sloop in the TRANSPAC, the most revered of open-ocean sailing competitions, the crew of Morning Light matches wits and skills in a dramatic 2,300-mile showdown against top professionals. From their earliest training sessions in Hawaii conducted by world-class teachers through their test of endurance on the high seas, they form an unbreakable bond in the process of becoming a singular team that is greater than the sum of its parts.
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          ISBN 9780788891328
          Released NZ 29 May 2011
          Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
          Interest Age General Audience
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