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              Katipo Joe: Blitzkrieg
                

              Katipo Joe: Blitzkrieg (Paperback)

              By Falkner, Brian

              • RRP: $18.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Apr 20

              Young Joe is living in pre-WWII Berlin, with his British father and NZ mother, attending school and witnessing the excitement of his friends who are enthusiastically joining the Hitler Youth Movement. Joe feels uncomfortable with the growing mistreatment of local Jews, and after ...the arrest of his father as a spy, he is forced to escape from Berlin with his mother. Joe is separated from his mother and evacuated to New Zealand, and, while war looms in Europe, he is frustrated by his distance from the action, and his inability to do anything about finding his father. After a harrowing route back to Europe, Joe attempts to infiltrate the Hitler Youth movement in Germany while at the same time searching for his mother and father in wartime Berlin.
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              ISBN 9781775436447
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
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              The First
                

              The First (Hardback)

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $44.99
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              For the first time the true story of New Zealand's first successful aeroplane flights and the people behind them. Extensive research provides new understanding of historic events and corrects more than a hundred years of history with a startling account of what really happened in... 1911 and how Manurewa, the first aeroplane to fly, became 'lost'. Considered New Zealand's 'Wright brothers', Leo and Vivian Walsh were part of a small group of remarkable men and women pioneering motorised transport in the 1900's. The First is the compelling story of a generation including well-known Edwardians, George Henning, Reuben Dexter and the missing early years of international Art Deco designer, Keith Murray. The author does not neglect the careers of the Walsh sisters Veronica and Doreen with their connections to women aviators Jean Batten and Gladys Henning- Sandford, radio pioneer Aunt Daisy and Evelyn Purchas, likely the first New Zealand woman on active service to lose her life in World War One. The First addresses tobacco cultivation and manufacturing in the 1870s, the Victorian bicycle craze, the first motorcars, the Glenora Park flights and the upheaval of war then its aftermath when aeroplane flight would be experienced by ordinary New Zealanders. Terry Moyle's dedication to identifying and dating historic photographs and searching for never before seen images complement an authoritative text. As with his previous titles, Art Deco Airports and Art Deco New Zealand, masterly illustration and amazing maps by designers Contour Creative Studio instill the spirit of the age in this important history book.
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              ISBN 9781869665418
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              My New Zealand Story: The Wahine Disaster
                

              My New Zealand Story: The Wahine Disaster (Paperback)

              By Corlett, Shirley

              • RRP: $17.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Apr 20

              When Debbies grandmother gives her a copy of her forefathers old sea journal, she finds it fascinating. While Debbies own diary tells of 1960s school life and troubles with her friends, excerpts from the diary of 1841 tell of the hardships of life on an emigrant sailing ship. At ...home, sick with glandular fever, Debbie feels transported back in time. Is it the fever, or is her long-dead relative trying to tell her something? Following a trip to the South Island to visit relatives, Debbie boards the ferry to return home to Wellington. It is April 1968. The ferrys name is Wahine...
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              ISBN 9781775436379
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series My New Zealand Story
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              Crimechurch
               

              Crimechurch (Paperback)

              By Botur, Michael

              • RRP: $35.00
              • $35.00
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              Life in the safe suburbs of Christchurch isn't dangerous enough for Marty. He needs punk, protest, politics and crackpipes. Mary and Mona descend underground and live for drugs and dodgy deals. Meanwhile war has broken out among the bikers who supply the dope.

              ISBN 9780995116665
              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Nee Naw Goes Bananas
                

              Nee Naw Goes Bananas (Paperback)

              By Yipadee, Deano; Illustrated by Beavis, Paul

              • RRP: $19.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Apr 20

              The monkeys escaped, and the driver felt glum, until Nee Naw arrived with a bandage for his bum. NEE NAW! NEE NAW! Im a little fire engine. NEE NAW! NEE NAW! Im happy Im me. Another totally appealing side-splitting rescue from the creators of NEE NAW and Stink-o-Saurus!

              ISBN 9781775436195
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Nee Naw
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              Into the Labyrinth
                 

              Into the Labyrinth (Paperback)

              By Pearl Ritchie, Isa

              • RRP: $22.99
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              • Pub Date
                20 Feb 20

              A sound broke through the usual calm-the same cracking sound I had heard while I was awake! The fragments Awa Bryant trapped just after she learned she was a long-awaited-for Dreamweaver are terrifyingly close to breaking free - so close that even in the waking world she can hear... their efforts to crack their giant glass dome prison. Veila the Dreamcharmer is training her to use her powers, but Awa is impatient, distracted and still struggling with anxiety in her waking life. Yet, the threat grows stronger. She learns from Veila and the Priestess Tree that she must find the mysterious Dreamrealm labyrinth in order to master her powers and learn to alchemise the fragments before they can do more harm. Even with the training and the guidance she's received, can she succeed in her quest and defeat them before the marvellous Dreamrealm is destroyed?
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              ISBN 9780473505486
              Published NZ 20 Feb 2020
              Publisher Te Ra Aroha Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Dreamweavers
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              The Climate Dispossessed: Justice for the Pacific in Aotearoa?
                

              The Climate Dispossessed: Justice for the Pacific in Aotearoa? (Paperback)

              By Crossen, Teall

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $11.99
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              • Pub Date
                9 Mar 20

              The world is heating up beyond the capacity of some countries to cope. Entire populations of Pacific Islands are at risk, jeopardising the sovereign rights of these countries and the security of the region. This book explores what a just response to climate change displacement in... the Pacific could look like.
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              ISBN 9781988587233
              Published NZ 9 Mar 2020
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series BWB Texts
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              Hypnopompia - the thoughts of dawning minds Re-draft 19
               

              Hypnopompia - the thoughts of dawning minds Re-draft 19 (Paperback)

              Edited by Norcliffe, James; Strange, Glyn

              • RRP: $39.99
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              ISSN: 1176-1806 The 19th in the brilliant Re-Draft series, Hypnopompia brings together New Zealand's very best young writers in yet another dazzling collection. Wake up to the new world as seen by the most talented of our post-millennial writers. The 80 young writers f...eatured in the collection have grown up with the century and Hypnopompia is their very woke report card on its perplexities, perils, passions and never ending variety. At times funny, at times dark, always engaging, their stories and poems are never less than perceptive and open-eyed. Hypnopompia is an impressive and entertaining message to every generation.
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              ISBN 9780995120518
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2020
              Publisher Clerestory Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Heron MJ1: The story of a New Zealand supercar and the man who created it
                

              Heron MJ1: The story of a New Zealand supercar and the man who created it (Hardback)

              By Harlow, Patrick

              • RRP: $65.00
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              For a short time in the 1980s NZ had its very own supercar, the Heron MJ1. This is the story of Ross Baker, an A-Grade mechanic from Rotorua, who designed and built the car and whose vision and persistence led to it going into production.

              ISBN 9781877427596
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Willson Scott Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The The Heart Casts No Shadow: an otherworld story: 2020
                

              The The Heart Casts No Shadow: an otherworld story: 2020 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Holt, Susan

              • RRP: $35.99
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              In Merynbyl, one man appears and seizes control by magic, forcing the people into mines. Bored, he runs a competition that selects Rhonwyn as his games opponent. But Rhonwyn is a Resistance member. To bring the king down, however, she must make a choice between sacrifice and love..., between freedom for her people and her own desires.
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              ISBN 9780473501396
              Published NZ 12 Feb 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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