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              Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes
               

              Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $40.00
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              Gavin Bishop's stunning, once-in-a-generation compendium introduces readers to the pantheon of Maori gods, demigods and heroes, and explores Aotearoa's most exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori people of Aotearoa in ...this breathtaking, large-scale illustrated book for children. Before the beginning there was nothing. No sound, no air, no colour - nothing. TE KORE, NOTHING. No one knows how long this nothing lasted because there was no time. However, in this great nothing there was a sense of waiting. Something was about to happen. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori world, and explore Aotearoa's exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Fascinating, beautiful and informative, this once-in-a-generation compendium deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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              ISBN 9780143775690
              Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              Protest!: Shaping Aotearoa
                

              Protest!: Shaping Aotearoa (Paperback)

              By Hager, Mandy

              • RRP: $40.00
              • $32.00
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              A selected history of the protests in New Zealand that shape modern day Aotearoa, starting with the early 1800s, through to anti-nuclear and land rights. Mandy Hager looks at the background, the structure of the protest and how it affected attitudes. Includes a brief look at the ...Pacific Islands claims for independence.
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              ISBN 9780995117693
              Published NZ 12 Aug 2021
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Kia Kaha: A Storybook of Maori Who Changed the World
               

              Kia Kaha: A Storybook of Maori Who Changed the World (Hardback)

              By Morrison, Stacey; Sherlock, Jeremy

              • RRP: $45.00
              • $33.75
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              A powerful illustrated storybook for the tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa New Zealand celebrating Maoritanga! KIA KAHA is a collection of true stories about amazing Maori who have achieved incredible things. Each of them blazed a trail in their own way, and this pukapuka was wr...itten to show that with your kura huna, your special gifts, YOU can make a difference too. Written by Stacey Morrison and Jeremy Sherlock, and featuring fabulous illustrations by Akoni Pakinga, Haylee Ngaroma, Isobel Joy Te Aho-White, Jess Thompson aka Maori Mermaid, Josh Morgan, Kurawaka Productions, Miriama Grace-Smith, Ngaumutane Jones aka Ms Meemo, Reweti Arapete, Taupuruariki Whakataka-Brightwell, Xoe Hall and Zak Waipara, KIA KAHA is a very special book for the young people of Aotearoa. Featuring people and groups both historic and contemporary, who have achieved great things from land marches and language revival to hip hop and contemporary Maori fashion design, this pukapuka will fill readers of all ages, and from all walks of life, with aroha, whanaungatanga and hope for our future. Kia kaha - be strong, go hard!
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              ISBN 9780143776437
              Published NZ 28 Sep 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The New Zealand Wars
               

              The New Zealand Wars (Paperback)

              By Wright, Matthew

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $26.99
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              * The most concise, grounded guide to the New Zealand wars * Written by well-respected historian and author of over 60 books * Fifth title in The NZ Series, for a general readership, and tailored to new NZ history curriculum

              ISBN 9780947506933
              Published NZ 7 Jul 2021
              Publisher Oratia Media
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series The NZ Series
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              Coastwatcher
               

              Coastwatcher (Paperback)

              By Hill, David

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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              Award-winning David Hill's exciting WW2 novel for tweens and teens inspired by the coastwatchers of Operation Pacific. 'It's not going to be a cushy job, young Benson. You're on your own. If a snake takes a mouthful of you, there's no medics to help. Japs will be looking for you.... Far as they're concerned, you're spies. And when a spy gets captured, remember . . .' It's 1943 and 19-year-old radio operator Frank Benson is shipped out to the Japanese-occupied Solomon Islands to become a coastwatcher. Equipped with a wireless set and two companions, radio assistant Wally and Les, a gruff but experienced soldier, his mission is to keep tabs on the enemy and transmit coded information back to HQ. In the dense jungle the men meet a young Solomon Islander. A'ata says he has something vital to show them. Frank's instincts are to trust him, but Les disagrees. What if it's a trap to deliver them to the Japanese? No training could have prepared Frank for this - and their survival depends on his next decision.
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              ISBN 9780143775966
              Published NZ 3 Aug 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Last Guests
               

              The Last Guests (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pomare, J. P.

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $26.24
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              What do you do when you think no one is watching? Lina and Cain are doing their best to stay afloat. Money has been tight since Cain returned from active duty, and starting a family is proving harder than they thought. Putting Lina's inherited lakehouse on Airbnb seems like the s...olution to at least one of their problems. The secluded house is more of a burden than a retreat, anyway, and fixing up the old place makes Cain feel useful for once. But letting strangers stay in their house might not be the best idea. Someone is watching - their most mundane tasks, their most intimate moments - and what they see will change everything. A riveting psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Call Me Evie. PRAISE FOR J.P. POMARE 'There's no doubt about it: Pomare is a master of the carefully constructed, impeccably paced psycho-thriller' The Australian 'Keep Pomare on your radar' Kirkus Reviews 'One of the most exciting literary thriller authors to come out of the country' The Saturday Paper 'One of our freshest talents' NZ Listener
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              ISBN 9781869718183
              Published NZ 28 Jul 2021
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Memory Thief
               

              The Memory Thief (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Agnew, Leonie; Illustrated by Rynhart, Kieran

              • RRP: $19.99
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              A fierce, spiky girl and a lonely troll form an unlikely alliance in Leonie Agnew's extraordinary novel for children aged 9 years and up. For as long as Seth can remember, he's been trapped behind the iron bars of the public gardens, desperate to explore the world outside. By day..., he's encased in a skin of stone and frozen on the riverbank as a statue of a shepherd boy. As soon has the sun has set he's free to roam the park, ravenously hungry. He is a troll, and the food he seeks is human memories. He's a monster yet, somehow, he's yearning for something more than an endless cycle of hunting and loneliness. Then he meets Stella, who has just moved to live with her grandfather in a house neighbouring the park. Her mind is sharp and quick and there's something so different about her - she's the only human Seth has met whose memories make his insides burn. He doesn't want to feed off her. He simply wants to talk to her. Maybe she can help him find another way to live? Engrossing, spine-chillingly scary and wholly original, this is a novel that grabs the reader and holds them spellbound. What terrible memory is Stella trying to escape? What are the fragments of memory that Seth is trying to put together? And is there any possibility that Seth could escape the lonely garden and start truly living?
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              ISBN 9780143775720
              Published NZ 6 Jul 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Enough: A story about community
                

              Enough: A story about community (Paperback)

              By Johnson, Sarah; Illustrated by Hinde, Deborah

              • RRP: $19.99
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              Nearly enough, sort of enough, almost enough... In Hana's street there is not enough. Until Hana decides to do something about it. Enough is a story about community, kindness and the power of helping hands.

              ISBN 9780473557089
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2021
              Publisher PictureBook Publishing
              Interest Age 3-7 years
              Availability
              26 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Koro
               

              Koro (Board Book)

              Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin

              • RRP: $17.99
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              A day with grandad showing in simple, beautiful images the bond between grandfather and child: a small hand in a big one, big gumboots and little, kai, korero and a snooze to finish Koro is a warm and universal board book in te reo Maori about a day with grandad. The bond between... grandfather and child is shown through big, beautiful images and simple Maori text. The child and their koro explore the day - they go for a walk, collect food from the garden, eat, tell stories, and snuggle up for a rest to finish.
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              ISBN 9781776574018
              Published NZ 8 Sep 2021
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age 0-3 years
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
              Availability
              999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Boy Who Made Things Up
               

              The Boy Who Made Things Up (Hardback)

              By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Emo, Lily

              • RRP: $24.99
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              'Shall we just walk along, Dad, or shall we make some of it up?' Join Michael and his over-worked dad as they journey home one fun-filled afternoon. Overflowing with imagination, this wondrous and beautiful book is from the celebrated children's writer Margaret Mahy and award-win...ning illustrator Lily Emo.
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              ISBN 9781869714611
              Published NZ 10 Aug 2021
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Availability
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