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              The Porangi Boy
               

              The Porangi Boy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kino, Shilo

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              Twelve-year-old Niko lives in a small, rural town. The government want to build a prison over the home of a taniwha. Niko's grandfather is busy protesting, but when he dies, it's up to Niko to convince the community that the taniwha is real and stop the prison from being built.

              ISBN 9781775503996
              Published NZ 30 Jul 2020
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Niho Taniwha: Improving Teaching and Learning for Akonga Maori
               

              Niho Taniwha: Improving Teaching and Learning for Akonga Maori (Paperback)

              By Riwai-Couch, DR Melanie

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              In an education system failing Maori, how can teachers ensure Maori students thrive in their learning? Niho Taniwha equips educators with culturally responsive practices to better serve and empower Maori students and their whanau.

              ISBN 9781775506683
              Published NZ 16 May 2022
              Publisher Huia Publishers
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              The Bookseller at the End of the World
                

              The Bookseller at the End of the World (Hardback)

              By Shaw, Ruth

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              A rich, immersive, funny and heartbreaking memoir of the charming bookseller who runs two tiny bookshops in the remote village of Manapouri in Fiordland, in the deep south of New Zealand.

              ISBN 9781988547756
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2022
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Adults / General
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              Falling into Rarohenga
               

              Falling into Rarohenga (Paperback)

              By Matuku, Steph

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              Sixteen-year-old Tui is fed up with twin brother Kae who has been off the rails since mum and dad split up. When their father kidnaps their mother, the pair are unexpectedly dragged into the drama. Pulled through a portal to Rarohenga, the Underworld, their quest to save their mo...ther begins. But strange forces and threaten their journey.
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              ISBN 9781775506232
              Published NZ 15 Jul 2021
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Harbouring
               

              Harbouring (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

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              It is 1839 and Huw Pengellin is desperate to find a better life for his family than the one he ekes out in Wales. His wife, Martha, is fully aware just how foolhardy Huw's schemes can be, but she is keen to escape the foundry slums, as well as Huw's brother Gareth, with his hot e...yes and roving hands. Might Colonel Wakefield's plans to take settlers to the distant shores of New Zealand offer a solution? On the other side of the world, watching the new arrivals, is Hineroa, who is also desperate to find a better life. Will she be a slave for ever, will she ever be reunited with her people, and will the ships that keep sailing into the bay bring further trouble? Change is underway, not just for these characters but also for the crescent of beach, thick bush and steep hills that are about to become the bustling settlement of Wellington.
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              ISBN 9780143776673
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2022
              Publisher Random House
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              The Boy from Gorge River: from New Zealand's Remotest Family to the World Beyond
               

              The Boy from Gorge River: from New Zealand's Remotest Family to the World Beyond (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Long, Chris

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              From life growing up in New Zealand's remotest family to extreme, globe-trotting adventures Chris Long grew up in New Zealand's remotest family, two days' hike from the nearest road. While the media decried Chris's parents for raising him outside of society, Chris remembers a ric...h and idyllic childhood living off the land, learning resourcefulness and courage. At age 17, Chris left Gorge River - the hardest decision of his life. He's now 29. In that time he's travelled to over 60 countries, from the Arctic to Antarctica. In this two-part book, Chris first tells the story of growing up at Gorge River, followed by the story of how his upbringing equipped him to take on extreme adventures around the world.
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              ISBN 9781775541776
              Published NZ 13 Apr 2022
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Flight of the Fantail
               

              Flight of the Fantail (Paperback)

              By Matuku, Steph

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              A busload of high school students crash in a remote part of Aotearoa New Zealand. Only a few survive; their phones are not working and there's no food. There is also something strange happening here. To make it out, they have to discover what's really going on and who or what is ...behind it all.
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              ISBN 9781775503521
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Grand: Becoming my mother's daughter
               

              Grand: Becoming my mother's daughter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McCarthy, Noelle

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              "I'll be grand, girl, I've great faith." - Mammy, just before she died Funny, charismatic and generous; angry, vicious and hurt; in pub lounges all over Cork City, Noelle McCarthy's mother Carol rages against her life and everything she's lost. As soon as she can, Noelle runs awa...y. All the way to New Zealand, to make a new, different kind of life. But then Mammy gets sick, and it's time to face everything that's waiting back home. From Catholic Ireland in the '70s, '80s and '90s to sparkling Auckland in the first years of the new millennium, Grand is a story of the invisible ties that bind us, of bitter legacies handed down through the generations, and of the leap of faith it takes to change them. "Derry Girls meets An Angel at My Table is an improbable combination. Yet here it is, and it is perfect. Desperately funny, hysterically sad, so beautiful and so humane. All of life is in it. I utterly adored it. - MEG MASON, AUTHOR OF SORROW AND BLISS "In this stunning reckoning with demons, McCarthy's mammy, Carol, lands on the page with a hilarious, indelible, appalling vivacity, stealing every scene. The trajectory of their relationship - intense, literally tooth and claw, barely survivable - takes them, in the nick of time, to something fierce and unbreakable. Grand will have you reassessing the power of love; the deep and painful channels it can cut." - DIANA WICHTEL, AUTHOR OF DRIVING TO TREBLINKA "A howl of anguish and love." - STEVE BRAUNIAS "Noelle McCarthy writes with wit, honesty and grace of that once-in-a-lifetime reality check for daughters - the dying of the mother." - REN E
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              ISBN 9780143776109
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2022
              Publisher Penguin
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              I am Autistic: An interactive and informative guide to autism (by someone diagnosed with it)
                

              I am Autistic: An interactive and informative guide to autism (by someone diagnosed with it) (Hardback)

              By Moriah, Chanelle

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              An essential guide to understanding autism - for autistic people and their families, friends and workmates.

              ISBN 9781991006066
              Published NZ 16 Mar 2022
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              The Bone Tiki
                

              The Bone Tiki (Paperback)

              By Hair, David

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              What do you do when you meet a tohunga makutu? You run. When reality dissolves and myths and legends come alive? You run faster. And when the dead come to life and blood debts have to be paid, will you have the courage to do what must be done? Matiu Douglas has a bone tiki he sto...le from a tangi. His father's important new client wants it. Badly. And he has some very nasty friends. When Mat is forced to flee for his life, an unexpected meeting with a girl called Pania sets his world spinning. Suddenly he's running through the bush with a girl-clown, a dog who is way too human, and a long-dead warrior. Fearful creatures from legend are rising up around him, and Mat faces a terrifying ordeal. And there is nowhere left to hide...not even in another world. A breathtaking adventure set in two parallel New Zealands, from exciting new author David Hair. David, who is from Wellington, is currently living in India. The Bone Tiki is his first novel.
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              ISBN 9781869507343
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2009
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
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