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            Dawn Raid
             

            Dawn Raid (Paperback)

            By Smith, Pauline

            • RRP: $16.99
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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 AU 1 Mar 2018
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series My New Zealand Story
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            The Giver
             

            The Giver (Paperback, New edition)

            By Lowry, Lois

            • RRP: $14.99
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            It's a perfect world, where everything looks right. But ugly truths lie beneath the surface!

            ISBN 9780007263516
            Released AU 1 Jul 2008
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Essential Modern Classics
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            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living
             

            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tipene, Francis; Tipene, Kaiora

            • RRP: $36.99
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            A celebration of life and death. A book to make you laugh and cry. A deep, funny and personal story about the lives of New Zealand's favourite undertakers, Francis and Kaiora Tipene. Born and raised in Northland, the married couple and parents to five boys now star in the third s...eries of their own reality television show The Casketeers, a show about day-to-day life (and death) at their Auckland funeral business, Tipene Funerals. This is Francis and Kaiora's story, a story about a modest yet richly cultural Maori upbringing in the communities of Pawarenga and Kaitaia, the trials and tribulations of their love and marriage, the joy of raising five sons, and the dedication and mahi required to grow a business. It's also a book about traditions of tangihanga, tikanga Maori and Polynesian ways of morning the dead. Inspirational, hilarious, and wise: this is a book to make you see dying, grief and remembrance in a totally new light.
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            ISBN 9781775541486
            Published AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Lost Wonders
             

            Lost Wonders (Paperback)

            By Ell, Sarah; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

            • RRP: $19.99
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            The stories of these fascinating creatures - birds, insects, reptiles and plants - are told in an entertaining and accessible style, drawing on first-hand accounts and supported with useful illustrations. It draws on accounts of their demise, and of the social climate in New Zeal...and in which these extinctions occurred. Illustrated with line drawings by Phoebe Morris, and written in a relatable style, this is perfect for 8-12 year olds, telling true stories about the species and the people involved in their extinction and/or recovery. Featured species include those which are long gone - New Zealand's dinosaurs, penguins and pelicans, and the giant gecko; extinctions since the human habitation of New Zealand, including the moa, piopio, huia and laughing owl, and native fish the grayling; species which were lost and found - the takahe, taiko, Tecomanthe speciosa and the weevils of Canterbury; and those at risk of extinction and how it came to this - kakapo, kaki, Maui's dolphin, kauri and whitebait.
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            ISBN 9781988547442
            Published AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children
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            The Boys in the Waka Ama
             

            The Boys in the Waka Ama (Paperback)

            By Belcher, Angie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie

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            "Tahi, rua, toru, wha! Hoea to waka! Meet the team of boys who are training hard for the big competition in this exciting story about waka ama racing!"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143774297
            Published AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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            New Zealand and the EU: Austria in the South Pacific
              

            New Zealand and the EU: Austria in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            • RRP: $41.99
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            This issue has a theme of Austria's relationship with the South Pacific with essays by James Braund, Hermann Muckler, Sascha Nolden and Hans-Peter Stoffel.

            ISBN 246505
            Published AU 6 Jan 2012
            Publisher Europe Institute
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series New Zealand & the EU
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            Mr Tulsi's Store: a Fijian Childhood: Memories of a Fijian Childhood
               

            Mr Tulsi's Store: a Fijian Childhood: Memories of a Fijian Childhood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lal, Brij V.

            • RRP: $41.99
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            A moving account of a young man's journey from rural beginnings to tertiary teaching, this is the biography of a man who came from Indo Fijian roots to become a Professor at Australia's National University.

            ISBN 9781740760072
            Published AU 1 Nov 2001
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Red Sky Over Hawaii
              

            Red Sky Over Hawaii (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ackerman, Sara

            • RRP: $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jun 20

            Inspired by real places and events of WWII, Red Sky Over Hawaii immerses the reader in a time of American history full of suspicion and peril in this lush and poignant novel about the indisputable power of doing the right thing against the odds. The attack on Pearl Harbor changes... everything for Lana Hitchcock. Arriving home on the Big Island too late to reconcile with her estranged father, she is left alone to untangle the clues of his legacy, which lead to a secret property tucked away in the remote rain forest of Kilauea volcano. When the government starts taking away neighbors as suspected sympathizers, Lana shelters two young German girls, a Japanese fisherman and his son. As tensions escalate, they are forced into hiding-only to discover the hideaway house is not what they expected. When a detainment camp is established nearby, Lana struggles to keep the secrets of those in her care. Trust could have dangerous consequences. As their lives weave together, Lana begins to understand the true meaning of family and how the bonds of love carry us through the worst times.
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            ISBN 9781867206507
            Published AU 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Harlequin Enterprises (Austral
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Invasion to Embassy: Land in Aboriginal Politics in New South Wales, 1770-1972
             

            Invasion to Embassy: Land in Aboriginal Politics in New South Wales, 1770-1972 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Goodall, Heather

            • RRP: $49.99
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            Challenges the conventional view of Aboriginal politics to present a bold new account of Aboriginal responses to invasion and dispossession in New South Wales. At the core of these responses has been land: as a concrete goal, but also as a rallying cry, a call for justice and a f...ocal point for identity.
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            ISBN 9781920898588
            Published AU 1 Jul 2008
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Surfari
              

            Surfari (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Baker, Tim

            • RRP: $54.99
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            All surfers dream of shedding responsibilities and answering the siren song of the ocean swells. For most, it is an ideal that recedes as age advances - as family, career and provider commitments overwhelm the wanderlust of youth. But what if you could defy the slow march of age?... Shelve all your worldly pressures, pack up the family and a few trusty surfboards and hit the open road for the Great Australian surfing road trip? Best-selling surf writer Tim Baker is doing just that. Inspired by the dreams of his youth, and in the face of looming middle-age, Baker is embarking on the Big Lap, with his wife Kirsten and two children, Vivi, 8, and Alex, 4. Starting in late January 2011, the family will set out from their home in Currumbin, Queensland, heading south down the east coast. Over the next six to eight months, they will circumnavigate the country, as Baker documents the state of surf culture and our coastline, and the array of colourful characters encountered along the way. Surfari Highway will evoke all the magic and charm, the challenges and perils of the Australian coastline and the curious variety of human sub-species who inhabit it. The result will be a lively, colourful handbook on how to trade your life for another variety, the delights and dangers that lay in wait for those who dare to chase their dreams, and how a family of four survive six months on the road in the close quarters of a four-wheel drive and a caravan. It is a story for anyone who has ever dreamed of an alternative to the busy, micro-scheduled existence of work, school, shopping and housework. It offers vindication for all those Sea Changers and Baby Boomers, mature age longboarders and carefree beachcombers who have heeded the surf's call. And it will provide an inspirational text for every bored office worker, desperate housewife or unfulfilled suburban dad who senses there has to be another way.
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            ISBN 9781864712124
            Published AU 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 14+ years
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