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              The Porangi Boy
               

              The Porangi Boy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kino, Shilo

              • RRP: $25.00
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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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              Kuwi & Friends Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua: 2020: 1
                

              Kuwi & Friends Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua: 2020: 1 (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Quin, Kat; Translated by Papa, Pania

              • RRP: $34.99
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              Beginners Maori Language Picture Dictionary, for the Whole Family. From the #1 bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of the Kuwi the Kiwi series, Kat Merewether, comes a large scale, stunningly illustrated visual dictionary. Full of over 1000 basic words in te reo ...Maori and English, perfect for every New Zealander.
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              ISBN 9780994136497
              Published NZ 20 Jan 2020
              Publisher Illustrated Publishing
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Kuwi and Friends
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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              Cuz
               

              Cuz (Paperback)

              By Laarse, Liz van der

              • RRP: $22.00
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              River is offered a trip on his uncle's trawler. His cousin Huia is annoying, always going on about Maoritanga. When an accident leaves them stranded on the coast of Fiordland, they must work together to save themselves. Cuz is like a NZ Hatchet - David Riley

              ISBN 9780473421885
              Published NZ 8 Mar 2018
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              631 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Whale Rider
                

              The Whale Rider (Paperback)

              By Ihimaera, Witi

              • RRP: $26.00
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              Witi Ihimaera's timeless story tells how the courage of one girl in standing against the tide of tradition enables her tribe to become reconnected with their ancestral life force.

              ISBN 9780143011392
              Published NZ 27 Nov 2008
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Dawn Raid
               

              Dawn Raid (Paperback)

              By Smith, Pauline

              • RRP: $19.99
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              What is an overstayer? Through Sofia's heartfelt diary entries, we witness the terror of being dawn-raided and gain an insight into the courageous and tireless work of the Polynesian Panthers in the 1970s as they encourage immigrant families across New Zealand to stand up for the...ir rights.
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              ISBN 9781775434757
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              The Bone Tiki
                

              The Bone Tiki (Paperback)

              By Hair, David

              • RRP: $19.99
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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
              Availability
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              Together in Love: A Legend of Matariki
               

              Together in Love: A Legend of Matariki (Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Hall, Xoe

              • RRP: $19.99
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              The loving embrace of Ranginui and Papatuanuku keeps the land in constant darkness. When their children discover there is light beyond their parents love, chaos is unleashed and the stars of Matariki are created.

              ISBN 9780473422486
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2018
              Publisher TeacherTalk
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Availability
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              The Midnight Adventures of Ruru and Kiwi
               

              The Midnight Adventures of Ruru and Kiwi (Paperback)

              By Scott, Clare; Illustrated by Haarhoff, Amy

              • RRP: $19.99
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              The delightful rhyming story of Ruru and Kiwi, who host a midnight forest party for their friends, with award-winning illustrations. The Ruru and Kiwi went into the bush, wrapped snug in night's velvety black. They took some runny manuka honey tied up in a flax-woven sack. Drawin...g on a cast of nocturnal New Zealand creatures, with award-winning illustrations by Amy Haarhoff, Clare Scott's story imagines Edward Lear's famous nonsense poem taking place in a moonlit forest in Aotearoa.
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              ISBN 9780143773146
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
              Availability
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              I Am Not Esther
               

              I Am Not Esther (Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Beale, Fleur

              • RRP: $19.99
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              When Kirby's mother tells her she is going away for two years, and is leaving her with relatives she's never heard of, it is every teenage girl's nightmare. These relatives are members of a closed religious sect. They have no television, radio, newspapers or mirrors and Kirby mus...t wear long, modest clothes and behave in a 'Godly' way, or else. They even give her a new biblical name, Esther. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869799076
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Conrad Cooper's Last Stand
                

              Conrad Cooper's Last Stand (Paperback)

              By Agnew, Leonie

              • RRP: $19.99
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              "Conrad Cooper needs a favour. He's just found out about Tane, the god of the forest, and he's decided that Tane is the perfect guy to solve Conrad's family problems. After all, the more high-profile gods probably have huge waiting lists, right? In return, Conrad will do anything..., no matter how much trouble it causes. But will a Maori god listen to the prayers of a ten-year-old Pakeha boy? And does Tane really exist? Set in 1978 against the Bastion Point occupation"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780143571193
              Published NZ 23 Apr 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Availability
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