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              Wildlife of Aotearoa
               

              Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

              By Bishop, Gavin

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              "Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through... ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143772514
              Published AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              TE RATAKA a Tama Hungoingoi: Diary of A Wimpy Kid te reo Maori edition
               

              TE RATAKA a Tama Hungoingoi: Diary of A Wimpy Kid te reo Maori edition (Paperback)

              By Kinney, Jeff

              • RRP: $16.50
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              "He kino ra te noho a te tamariki. Ko Greg Heffley tetahi e mohio pai ana ki tenei. Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley. In this brilliant translation of Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Heni Jacob, twelve year old hero Ge...off Heffley is the Tama Hungoingoi (Wimpy Kid) of the title. He tells us all about his life in the original language of Aotearoa New Zealand, te reo Maori.A great book in any language, Te Rataka a Tama Hungoingoi is packed with laughter, gags, disasters, daydreams and plenty to keep young readers hooked until the very end"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9780143774266
              Published AU 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              The Adventures of Tupaia
               

              The Adventures of Tupaia (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Tait, Mat; By Meredith, Courtney Sina

              • RRP: $29.99
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              "The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tah...iti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pacific to Aotearoa. Witness the encounters between tangata whenua and the crew as the ship sails around the coast, and discover the important role Tupaia plays as translator and cultural interpreter"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781988547145
              Published AU 12 Sep 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              A Modern Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua mo te Reo Maori o Naianei
               

              A Modern Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua mo te Reo Maori o Naianei (Paperback)

              Edited by Mataira, Katerina

              • RRP: $44.99
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              Large format with colourful presentation this dictionary is suitable for students at all levels through to tertiary. It is designed as a supplement to "The Oxford Maori Picture Dictionary" with additional modern words.

              ISBN 9780195583540
              Published AU 14 May 1997
              Publisher Oxford University Press (R)
              Interest Age Children
              Series NZ Dictionaries/Thesauruses/Reference
              Language (Maori)
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              First Map: How James Cook Charted Aotearoa New Zealand
               

              First Map: How James Cook Charted Aotearoa New Zealand (Hardback)

              By Duder, Tessa; Illustrated by Elliot, David

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              "The story of how James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand, lavishly produced and richly illustrated. Since it was published by the Admiralty in 1816, James Cook's chart of New Zealand has long been regarded as one of the most extraordinary achievements in the history of cartograp...hy. First Map: How James Cook Charted Aotearoa New Zealand tells the human story behind the creation of Cook's famous chart, following the progress of his six-month circumnavigation of New Zealand and piecing the map together as the narrative on H.M.B. Endeavour unfolds. It is a story of courage, dogged perseverance and Cook's extraordinary skills as both cartographer and seafarer. Scenes from Tessa Duder's evocative text are beautifully recreated by award-winning illustrator David Elliot in this exquisite large format edition. Published to coincide with the Tuia - Encounters 250 commemoration of James Cook's 1769-70 journey around New Zealand"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775540946
              Published AU 19 Aug 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              People and Places A Children's Encyclopedia
               

              People and Places A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $39.99
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              Meet the people of the world and find out about some of the fascinating cultures that make up our global community. From Spaniards to Samoans, and the Miao to the Miskitu, this fully updated edition of DK's popular Encyclopedia of People will take you on a worldwide tour of conti...nents, peninsulas, and islands to discover what life is like for the billions of people on our planet. Discover how the Yakut people survive in the Arctic temperatures of Siberia, or why tattoos are so important in Maori culture. Learn about the Mbendeje people's hunting sign language that lets them silently creep up on unsuspecting prey. People and Places: a children's encyclopedia allows you to explore different cultures through illuminating photography and bitesize chunks of information. The perfect companion to geography and culture projects for school-aged children, this book is a treasure trove of facts and information about the people that make up our world.
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              ISBN 9780241364420
              Released AU 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Guardian of the Dead
                

              Guardian of the Dead (Paperback)

              By Healey, Karen

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              'In less than a day I had been harassed, enchanted, shouted at, cried on, and clawed. I'd been cold, scared, dirty, exhausted, hungry, and miserable. And up until now, I'd been mildly impressed with my ability to cope.'A gripping fantasy set on the shifting boundary between what ...is real and what is legend.
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              ISBN 9781741758801
              Published AU 1 Apr 2010
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Bomb
               

              The Bomb (Paperback)

              By Cotter, Sacha; Illustrated by Morgan, Josh

              • RRP: $20.99
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              "In this story about being true to oneself, a boy searches for the secret to doing the perfect bomb into the water. With training from Nan, an expert and former champion, and by listening to his own voice, he finds his unique style and pulls off a wonderful, acrobatic, truly awe-...inspiring bomb"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775503507
              Published AU 14 Sep 2018
              Publisher Huia Publishers
              Interest Age 7-11 years
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              Home of the Winds
                 

              Home of the Winds (Hardback)

              By Bacon, Ron; Jahnke, Robert

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              The Home of the Winds describes and illustrates the building and fortification of a pa on a site chosen for its defensibility. The ancient lore of the Maori people, their beliefs and skills, their affinity with nature are revealed in an authentic tale of pre-European days.

              ISBN 9780859533027
              Released AU 1 Jan 2001
              Publisher Child's Play International
              Interest Age 6-12 years
              Series Child's Play Library
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              Fish of Our Fathers
                 

              Fish of Our Fathers (Hardback)

              By Bacon, Ron; Jahnke, Robert

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              This is the story of the oldest tohunga who promised the people he would build for them a canoe worthy of the name Te Ika-a-matua, the Fish of our Fathers.

              ISBN 9780859533010
              Released AU 1 Sep 1986
              Publisher Child's Play International
              Interest Age 6-12 years
              Series Child's Play Library
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