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              Mystery in the Tussock
                 

              Mystery in the Tussock (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ayers, Shirley

              • RRP: $34.99
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              "When Melanie Chambers discovered what happened to her father's valuable thoroughbred stallion after it disappeared during a violent storm, she unearthed a chain of deceptions that she would never have dreamt of being involved in. Three years later when the stallion's mare and co...lt are brought home from the tussock, life looks like returning to normal. But now Melanie, nearly seventeen, faces a tough final year at college while struggling with strange events and threats to her safety, a confusing rift in her long-term association with Tom, a new boy on the block vying for her attentions, and an unpleasant episode with a previously trusted school friend. Her family watch almost helplessly as Melanie struggles to deal with the problems being thrown at her"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781515381471
              Released AU 2 Sep 2019
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Pants of Perspective
                

              The Pants of Perspective (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 1st edition)

              By McNuff, Anna

              • RRP: $25.50
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              When I ran, I ran for pleasure. I didn't run for times, to win, to impress: I ran for me. When I ran my bum cheeks rubbed together, so much so that if I was going on a long run I'd have to 'lube up'. I maintained that I was not a 'real' runner - I just liked to run so that I coul...d eat cake.
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              ISBN 9781999765804
              Released AU 30 Jun 2017
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Sorry Tale of Morris Fox
                

              The Sorry Tale of Morris Fox (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pryor, Adam

              • RRP: $23.99
              • $18.27
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              Morris Fox lives in London under a house with his family. He tries his best to get food, but he has to be very careful in a place like London. Not everyone enjoys having foxes about - especially when they are cooking bacon and eggs! With it's simple storyline The Sorry Tale of ...Morris Fox will capture children's imagination as Morris Fox goes out into the city looking for food. Kids follow Morris Fox's misfortunes and the story will keep them guessing as to what will happen next.The moral of the tale comes through as the story progresses, 'if at first you don't succeed, try, try again.' The book has 16 pages of text .The simple text and a certain amount of repetition mean it is a great reader for children from their second year of schooling.
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              ISBN 9780473364496
              Released AU 24 Jul 2016
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age Children
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              White Lies Maori Legends and Fairytales
                

              White Lies Maori Legends and Fairytales (Paperback)

              By Dowling-Mitchell, Falstaff

              • RRP: $37.99
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              Pete dreams of being an All Black but life isn't easy - other boys in the rugby team are bigger and stronger, the new principal is trying to take Maori culture away from school, and his annoying daughter wants to be Pete's friend. Stuff that. She's a straight up weirdo! The schoo...l bully wants to smash his face in every chance he gets, and on top of that, his best mate isn't being himself lately. What's going on with him? A book where young characters begin to question their world in Aotearoa. Was land stolen off Maori years ago? If so, what does that mean now? Why was there a war between Maori and Europeans on the banks of the Waikato river? How different are New Zealand Maori from New Zealand Europeans today, and how different did their cultures used to be? When it seems like everything is against Pete, he has to stand up and fight for what he believes in, and he learns that help can come from the most surprising places.
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              ISBN 9780473466060
              Published AU 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Just End It
                

              Just End It (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Blaber, Donna

              • RRP: $20.99
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              This book delicately tackles the tough issues facing today's tweens - friendship, cyberbullying, bullying, undesirable content, internet rules, finding your place in the world, and being true to yourself and what you believe in.

              ISBN 9781927229620
              Published AU 10 Aug 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age Children
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              Edmund Hillary: Explorer on Top of the World
               

              Edmund Hillary: Explorer on Top of the World

              By Trussell-Cullen, Alan; Edited by Klein, Adria F.

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Edmund Hillary was part of the two-man team that was the first to stand atop Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. The amazing account of the first climb to the top of the world will leave any reader feeling dizzy! Follow the exciting life of this New Zealand explorer on this ...and many other adventures, including journeys to the South and North Poles, and learn about his humanitarian work with the Sherpa people of Nepal. Book features include: Historic colour and black-and-white photos, maps, quotations, timeline, glossary, "learn more" book and website references, and index.
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              ISBN 9781605590585
              Released AU 1 Jan 2011
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series Hameray Biography Series
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              The Country Camera: An Album of New Zealand Birds
                 

              The Country Camera: An Album of New Zealand Birds (Paperback)

              By Ferens, Christina

              • RRP: $43.99
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              Companion volume to The Country Diary of a New Zealand Lady. Written in a style engaging to the general reader, THE COUNTRY CAMERA focuses on definitive aspects of the birds' daily lives and expands on the subject photographically. The images are intimate, captured in a setti...ng privileged by its remoteness and explored with a fascination from which we all benefit. A wealth of knowledge is casually gleaned and artistic appreciation satisfied. On the farm and in the country garden, photographic studies are made of over forty species of bird found in New Zealand, beginning with the rare bittern and ending on the notes of a tui.
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              ISBN 9780473472597
              Published AU 22 Sep 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Teine Samoa
                 

              Teine Samoa (Paperback)

              By Malaeulu, Dahlia; Edited by Copsey, Sue; Blabey, Donna; Translated by Faamanatu-Eteuati, Niusila

              • RRP: $26.99
              • $26.99
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              Teine Samoa means Samoan girl. It's a label that carries with it an unspoken duty to obey, serve and respect your family and Samoan culture. But who can be teine Samoa? When should you be teine Samoa? And how can you be teine Samoa outside of Samoa? Lani is an afakasi, and is ...unsure of her Samoan heritage and what being Samoan even means. But one thing she knows for sure is that she's afraid of Vai and the 'Real Samoans'. Masina, the free-spirited daughter of a Church Minister, is bound by parental expectations and struggling to fulfill the destiny set by her parents. Teuila is the good Islander girl and proud teine Samoa who realises she doesn't want to be a 'switcher' anymore. How will these junior high school students learn to be, understand and fulfill their obligations as Teine Samoa, living in New Zealand? Teine Samoa is a journey of cultural identity and discovery for four junior high school students, their families, their teachers and, most importantly, anyone who has ever faced the challenges of being a teine Samoa.
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              ISBN 9780473527495
              Published AU 30 Oct 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              For Reasons of Their Own
                

              For Reasons of Their Own (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stuart, Chris; Edited by Stratford, Stephen

              • RRP: $33.50
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              Can the past ever be left behind? Ask a flawed detective, a former refugee and a government desperate to misuse a dead body to reshape Australia's security policy.

              ISBN 9780473514921
              Published AU 1 Jul 2020
              Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Stop Worrying About Money: a Simple Guide to Creating a Financially Sustainable Future For You and Your Family
                

              Stop Worrying About Money: a Simple Guide to Creating a Financially Sustainable Future For You and Your Family (Paperback, 1st edition)

              By Murray, Baubre

              • RRP: $42.99
              • $42.99
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              This is a book for New Zealanders, by a New Zealander. It sets out the things you can do today, right now, to improve your financial situation. Learn the 16 fundamentals that will improve your situation immediately, then stop if you want - you're well on the way. If you wan...t to fully create a financially sustainable future then better understand your financial personality and risk profile so you can create a plan that will work for you. Demystify the worlds of business, property and share investing, learn the terminology used, understand the tax implications of your actions and the structures you might use. Be aware of the amount you might want in retirement and how you will get there. Then set in train a plan, and forget.
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              ISBN 9780473512545
              Published AU 1 Jan 2020
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              Interest Age General Audience
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