Over 30,000 New Zealanders have died in wars since 1840. They have been remembered in the more than a thousand memorials put up in public places throughout New Zealand. Except on Anzac Day, most people pass by these monuments without really l... read more

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: 9780947503024
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
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: Jock Phillips
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To the Memory: New Zealand's War Memorials
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A short, very accessible snapshot of New Zealand's history written with tourists and anyone new to the country in mind. Written in a lively manner by Christchurch born and bred Stevan Eldred-Grigg, one of New Zealand's leading writers of both h... read more

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: 9781869538132
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 250mm X 210mm
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: Stevan Eldred-Grigg
: Paperback
: 993.1
: 80
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People, People, People : A Brief History of NZ
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 History

Reading Level:3 Biography

In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimaginable ordeal that saw the pair beaten, starved and forced to build the ve... read more

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: 9780241374948
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Michael Joseph Ltd
: 3.6 Centimeters X 15.3 Centimeters X 23.3 Centimeters
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: Jeremy Dronfield
: Paperback
: 1
: 940.53180922
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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz
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 NZ History and Society

The future of New Zealands rural communities is often in the news. Empty shops, depopulation and lack of jobs are offered as signs that many towns are dying. However, the strength of social ties and development of digital tech... read more

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: 9780995109599
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
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: Margaret Brown; Bill Kaye-Blake; Penny Payne
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Heartland Strong - How Rural New Zealand Can Change and Thrive
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 NZ Military History

The gripping story of a New Zealand solider who escaped the clutches of a prisoner-of-war camp to join the Yugoslav freedom fighters during the Second World War After a daring escape from a prisoner-of-war camp in occupied Yugoslavia, John Denvir reached the Slovenian capital of L... read more

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: 9781775541363
: HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
: 2.1 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.3 Centimeters
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: James Caffin
: Hardback
: 940.53497
: 192
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Partisan
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 Military History

The F/A-18 evolved from Northrop's YF-17 in the late 1970s. Production aircraft reached the Navy in May 1980 and the Marine Corps two years later. More than 800 examples would eventually be built for US service, with a further 500 aircraft sold to seven export customers. Earning its battle spurs in Ap... read more

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: 9780752462691
: The History Press Ltd
: The History Press Ltd
: 235mm X 165mm X 10mm
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: Tony Holmes
: Hardback
: 623.7464
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The F/A18 Hornet Story
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With the lives of millions lost, World War I still stands as one of the deadliest conflicts of all time. In this historical guide, discover the crucial acts that led to war, the devastating battles and the political figures who led the warring countries into peace. With exclusive ... read more

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: 9781784400064
: Bonnier Books Ltd
: Igloo Books Ltd
: 276mm X 226mm
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: 940.3
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World War 1
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In 2017, Renee Hollis interviewed 120 people over the age of 100, living in every region of New Zealand. Along the way, she had the privilege of interviewing 23 World War II veterans. Her goal in compiling the book was to pr... read more

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: 9781775593805
: Exisle Publishing Limited
: Emotional Inheritance
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: Renée Hollis
: Hardback
: 305.260922093
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Keepers of History - New Zealand Centenarians Tell Their Stories
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`Wonderfully researched and beautifully written' Philip Hoare, author of Leviathan `Succeeds in conjuring a lost world' Dava Sobel, author of Longitude For more than a millennium, Polynesians occupied the remotest isl... read more

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: 9780008339029
: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
: Harper Element
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: Christina Thompson
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Sea People: the Quest to Understand Who Settled the Islands of the Remote Pacific
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 NZ History and Society

Reading Level:near fine
Awards:Longlisted  for the 2019 Royal Society Te Aparangi Award for General Non-Fiction - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 

This is a book about New Zealanders and their deep connection to swimming in the outdoors. Every neighbourhood has its swimming hole up the river, its local beach, or a back road to the lake. A love of swimming is one of the things that de... read more

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: 9780947503956
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
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: Annette Lees
: Paperback
: 797.210993
: near fine
: 254
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Swim: A Year of Swimming Outdoors in New Zealand
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 NZ History and Society

A new edition of the bestselling short history on New Zealand, updated to include the Helen Clark years, the rise of John Key, the Christchurch earthquakes and the 2011 Rugby World Cup! A lively and accessible history written by one of our most well-known ... read more

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: 9781869538439
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: 210 x 137 mm
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: Gordon McLauchlan
: Paperback
: New edition
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A Short History of New Zealand
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 Military History

A delightfully illustrated version of Sunzi's classic The Art of War by bestselling cartoonist C. C. TsaiC. C. Tsai is one of Asia's most popular cartoonists, and his editions of the Chinese classics have sold more than 40 million copies in over twenty languages. This volume... read more

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: 9781841933580
: Arcturus Publishing
: Arcturus Publishing
: 179mm X 125mm
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: Sunzi; Sun-tzu
: Hardback
: 355.02
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The Art of War
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