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              This area features titles by New Zealand, Australian or Pasifika authors or publishers. It also contains titles from around the world with a uniquely New Zealand, Australian and Pasifika perspective. This in-depth coverage includes material supplied by mainstream publishers, small specialist/niche publishers and self-published authors. View our recently added titles.

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              Maui me te Ahi a Mahuika: Purakau o Aotearoa 3
               

              Maui me te Ahi a Mahuika: Purakau o Aotearoa 3 (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan; Edited by Joseph, Darryn; Translated by Opai, Keri

              • RRP: $27.99
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              Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui captured the secret of fire. The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. Darryn Joseph and Keri Opai ensure that the story is accurate and culturally appropriate and translate the story for the Te Reo ed...ition.
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              ISBN 9781988516950
              Published AU 10 Sep 2020
              Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Language (Maori)
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              How Tonga got its name: Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa
                

              How Tonga got its name: Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $27.50
              • $27.50
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              A Tongan legend retold by David Riley and translated into Tongan by Julienne Faletau. Maui threw his line and hook into the ocean. He felt the hook catch onto something huge and heavy. "Wow, it's beautiful!" Maui said. What amazing sight did Maui see in the ocean that day?

              ISBN 9780995135390
              Published AU 11 Jun 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age Children
              Series Pasifika Superheroes
              Language (English)
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              Maui me te Ahi a Mahuika: Purakau o Aotearoa 3
               

              Maui me te Ahi a Mahuika: Purakau o Aotearoa 3 (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan; Edited by Joseph, Darryn; Translated by Opai, Keri

              • RRP: $21.99
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              Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui captured the secret of fire. The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. Darryn Joseph and Keri Opai ensure that the story is accurate and culturally appropriate and translate the story for the Te Reo ed...ition.
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              ISBN 9781988516943
              Published AU 10 Sep 2020
              Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Language (Maori)
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              Asiasiga Ia Tina (Samoan Translation): Visiting Grandma
               

              Asiasiga Ia Tina (Samoan Translation): Visiting Grandma (Paperback)

              By Va'afusuaga, Jane; Illustrated by Pinder-Pancho, Azra; Translated by Sopoitulagi Tilialo, Avaikila

              • RRP: $22.50
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              • Temporarily out of stock

              A children's picture book about a Samoan family set in New Zealand from the perspective of a pakeha girl. A normal event in one culture may seem odd to another culture. But when pakeha Rachel goes with her new Samoan friend Luisa to visit her grandmother, it's not quite what Rach...el expects. A touching story about honouring your loved ones.
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              ISBN 9781877484377
              Published AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Little Island Press Ltd
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Language (Samoan)
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              Lost Wonders
               

              Lost Wonders (Paperback)

              By Ell, Sarah; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $14.99
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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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              Kamelia Lino Zarka: History-making Pilot
                

              Kamelia Lino Zarka: History-making Pilot (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $27.50
              • $27.50
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              Kamelia Lino Zarka tracks Kamelia's journey from the Kingdom of Tonga, to the skies of Hawaii. You'll read how she made history by becoming the first Tongan female to captain a commercial airline. And you'll be inspired to see how her daughters are following in her high achieving... footsteps. The sky is no limit for this Tongan family!
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              ISBN 9780995135369
              Published AU 11 Jun 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Wahine Toa
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              Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific
               

              Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific (Hardback)

              By Press, Te Papa

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $29.69
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              JOIN MAUI AS HE SHARES STORIES FOR TAMARIKI BASED ON TAONGA FROM THE TE PAPA COLLECTION

              ISBN 9780995113626
              Published AU 21 Nov 2019
              Publisher Te Papa Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Pasifika Coastwatchers
                

              Pasifika Coastwatchers (Hardback)

              By Riley, David

              • RRP: $27.50
              • $27.50
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              On Sunday 7 December 1941, Japanese fighter planes attacked American ships in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. New Zealand, Australia, the United States and Britain declared war on Japan. And the Pasifika Coastwatchers leaped into action! Their job was to report the movements of Japanese... aircraft, ships and submarines. If they were caught they were beaten, imprisoned and sometimes executed. But without these brave men, women and children, the Pacific war may have been lost. This is their story.
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              ISBN 9780995135338
              Published AU 11 Jun 2020
              Publisher Reading Warrior
              Interest Age Children
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              The The Mouse And The Ant
                

              The The Mouse And The Ant (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Halapua, Lisala

              • RRP: $21.50
              • $21.50
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              A jealous row over some bananas echoes through the ages in this light hearted Tongan fable. This book follows the critically acclaimed 'The Mouse and the Octopus' and 'The worm and the Whale', which form the Isalnd Fables series by Talanoa Books.

              ISBN 9780473510251
              Published AU 28 Feb 2020
              Publisher Talanoa Books
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Island Fables
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              Hindsight: Pivotal Moments in New Zealand History
               

              Hindsight: Pivotal Moments in New Zealand History (Paperback)

              By Hager, Mandy

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $31.99
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              Four pivotal moments in NZ history are examined through a variety of source materials and commentary that enlivens the event and describes its impact on our society and our growth as a global nation. A resource for all schools and libraries - a link to the onetree-house.com websi...te will hold downloadable resources.
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              ISBN 9780995106543
              Published AU 10 Oct 2019
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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