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              Jacinda Ardern: A New Kind of Leader
               

              Jacinda Ardern: A New Kind of Leader (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chapman, Madeleine

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              Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is a leader for a new generation, one tired of inertia in the face of pressing issues such as climate change, immigration and the rise of far-right terrorism. Ardern was catapulted onto the international stage with her grace and compas...sion following the Christchurch mosque shooting. Oprah Winfrey invited us to 'channel our inner Jacindas' as praise for Ardern flooded headlines and social media. The world's youngest female head of government, and only the second elected world leader to give birth while in office, Ardern describes herself as a progressive and a social democrat. In this revealing biography, journalist Madeleine Chapman discovers the woman behind the headlines. Politically engaged from an early age, Ardern has encountered her fair share of sexism, but rather than let that harden her she advocates 'rising above' critics. In her first press conference, she announced an election campaign of 'relentless positivity'. The tactic was a resounding success- donations poured in and Labour rebounded in the polls. But can Ardern live up to her promise? What does her new style of leadership look like in practice? And what can we learn from the world's reaction to this inspiring leader?
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              ISBN 9781760641818
              Published AU 30 Mar 2020
              Publisher Black Inc
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              Mophead: How Your Difference Makes a Difference
               

              Mophead: How Your Difference Makes a Difference (Hardback)

              By Marsh, Selina Tusitala

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              A moving graphic memoir of growing up Pasifika in New Zealand, written and illustrated by our fast-talking PI Poet Laureate, Selina Tusitala Marsh.

              ISBN 9781869408985
              Published AU 10 Oct 2019
              Publisher Auckland University Press
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Tiny Pieces of Us
                

              Tiny Pieces of Us (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pellegrino, Nicky

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              My heart is less than 1% of my body, it weighs hardly anything; it's only a tiny piece of me, yet it's the part Helen finds most interesting. . .Once it was inside her body, a tiny piece of the son she gave birth to. Now her boy is gone and his heart is keeping me alive. Born wit...h a heart defect, Vivienne Clark's life was saved by a transplant. Now a journalist, she doesn't allow herself to think about the donor, the boy who died so she could live; she can't bear to. Then she meets his mother, Helen, who wants something in return for Vivi's second-heart heart: her help to find all the other people who have tiny pieces of her son. She needs to meet them, to speak to them, in order to make sense of her own loss - to be sure that they deserve the precious gifts they were given. Reluctantly drawn into Helen's mission, Vivi agrees to trace the other recipients. One by one she brings together a small group of strangers, united by a single experience. As their lives begin to intertwine - growing close, becoming friends, enemies, even lovers - Vivi finds herself at the centre of a new kind of family, a tiny little piece of a whole. And through the fresh joys, and deep sadness, which all their stories bring, Vivi discovers that she might just be braver than she ever imagined...
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              ISBN 9781869713850
              Published AU 30 Jun 2020
              Publisher Hachette
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              New Zealand Rugby Companion: All You Need to Know About the Greatest Rugby Team in the World
                

              New Zealand Rugby Companion: All You Need to Know About the Greatest Rugby Team in the World (Paperback)

              By Lorimer, Kate

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              • Pub Date
                4 Nov 20

              The New Zealand All Blacks are one of the most recognisable and formidable teams on the world sporting stage. They are the record setters, the keepers of tradition, and the icons of the game of Rugby Union. They have been the benchmark for skill and execution ever since the oval ...shaped ball first arrived on New Zealand's shores, and are a team the rest of the world aspire to beat. They also hold the most victories of any Test nation, and the best win percentage overall, and can proudly stand shoulder to shoulder alongside some of the greatest sporting teams in the world of any code.Much has been written about the All Blacks and their legacy, but in this one book you get the full picture the Tests, the players, the results and the history - recollecting those memorable moments and marvelling at the exploits of some of world-famous All Blacks. From the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987, when it was still an amateur game, through to their record-breaking exploits in 2016 at the height of professionalism, the All Blacks have enjoyed one of the highest levels of sporting success in the world. But the modern era is not the whole story.The New Zealand Rugby Companion fills in the essential gaps, provides the historic context and completes the total picture for all rugby lovers. Up to including the 2019.
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              ISBN 9781760790707
              Published AU 4 Nov 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
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              The Jacaranda House
                

              The Jacaranda House (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Challinor, Deborah

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              • Pub Date
                5 Aug 20

              Bestselling author Deborah Challinor returns with a spellbinding novel about a woman living in Sydney's notorious King's Cross in 1964. Polly Manaia is living in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross, working as an exotic dancer. She's desperate to bring her young daughter to live with ...her, but beneath her brash confidence lie dark secrets which threaten to drag her under. Gina is excited to live with her mum again. She's mature for an eleven-year-old, but can this young girl cope with Polly's demons? Rhoda and Star, transgender performers and Polly's flatmates, bring stability to Polly and Gina's lives. Yet this unlikely little family will find themselves threatened in more ways than one. The Jacaranda House is a fascinating portrayal of a shifting society and a beautiful portrait of motherhood and identity. 'Australia's answer to Philippa Gregory' Brisbane Times 'A meticulously researched and compellingly readable story injected with heart and humour, From the Ashes is perfect for fans of Fiona McIntosh and Kate Furnivall. A five-star read' Better Reading
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              ISBN 9781775541639
              Published AU 5 Aug 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Restless Years
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              COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine
               

              COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mosley, Dr Michael

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              AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND EDITION This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this c...oronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. Armed with the facts you'll be in a much better position to protect yourself and your family when the world begins to reopen. Dr Mosley also follows the work of leading doctors and virus researchers as they battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing your stress are all critical for keeping your brain, body and immune system in the best possible shape over the coming months. These are areas where Dr Mosley is well known for his science-based and practical approach.
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              ISBN 9781760857592
              Published AU 1 Jun 2020
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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              A Kiwi Year: Twelve Months in the Life of New Zealand's Kids
               

              A Kiwi Year: Twelve Months in the Life of New Zealand's Kids (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By McCartney, Tania; Snerling, Tina

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              We are Charlie, Ruby, Oliver, Mason and Kaia - and we're ready to take you on a journey through twelve months in the life of New Zealand's kids. Enjoy festivals and events, games and sports, flora and fauna, quirky traditions and the famous sites of our country. Come join us on a... New Zealand childhood adventure! Now in paperback.
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              ISBN 9781925820287
              Published AU 1 Nov 2019
              Publisher Exisle Publishing
              Interest Age 4-11 years
              Series A Kids' Year
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              Aroha's Way: A children's guide through emotions
               

              Aroha's Way: A children's guide through emotions (Paperback)

              By Phillips, Craig

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              Come along on a journey with Aroha, as she wards off nervousness, fear, worrying thoughts and apprehension, with simple, yet effective tools that everyone can use.

              ISBN 9780473470807
              Published AU 1 Apr 2020
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              The Rift
                

              The Rift (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Craw, Rachael

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              The Rift is an action-packed YA fantasy full of heart-pounding romance from award-winning New Zealand author Rachael Craw. When the Rift opens, death follows.For generations, the Rangers of Black Water Island have guarded the Old Herd against horrors released by the Rift. Cal Wes...t, an apprentice Ranger with a rare scar and even rarer gifts, fights daily to prove he belongs within their ranks. After nine years away, Meg Archer returns to her childhood home only to find the Island is facing a new threat that not even the Rangers are prepared for. Meg and Cal can't ignore their attraction, but can they face their darkest fears to save the Island from disaster?
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              ISBN 9781760650025
              Published AU 1 Nov 2018
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs
               

              A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs (Board Book)

              By Van Gessel, Fred

              Whether you're 5 years old or 65, it's never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfect way to introduce both children and adu...lts to the wonders of bird song.
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              ISBN 9781925546415
              Published AU 15 Aug 2019
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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