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 NZ History and Society

The Shearers is a colourful account of the men and women, past and present, who have committed their lives to shearing in New Zealand. Their voices - in their own words, often brutally honest reflections on what it is to be a shearer - are at the heart of this book- their t... read more

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: 9780143771166
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Penguin Canada
: 2.3 Centimeters X 17.2 Centimeters X 23.9 Centimeters
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: Ruth Entwistle Low
: Paperback
: 636.08330993
: 288
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The Shearers
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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 Limited, New Zealand
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: 250mm X 210mm
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: Stevan Eldred-Grigg
: Paperback
: 993.1
: 80
: colour illustrations, maps
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People, People, People : A Brief History of NZ
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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
: --- length: - '20' width: - '14.8' units: - Centimeters
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: Margaret Brown; Bill Kaye-Blake; Penny Payne
: Paperback
: 240
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Heartland Strong - How Rural New Zealand Can Change and Thrive
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 History

`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
: William Collins
: 2.9 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
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: Christina Thompson
: Paperback
: 996.009
: 384
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Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia
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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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 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
: 128
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The Art of War
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First published in 1958, this is the classic collection of myths relating to that cradle of Maori culture, Rotorua - with relevance across New Zealand Rotorua is one of New Zealand's most visited cities. It is impossible to avoid the area's Maori his... read more

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: 9780947506575
: Oratia Media
: Oratia Books
: ---length:- '21'width:- '14.8'units:- Centimeters
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: A. W. Reed
: Paperback
: Dennis Turner
: 398.2/1/09931
: 164
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Legends of Rotorua And The Hot Lakes
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 NZ Military History

Reading Level:New

Of all the hilltop towns on this part of the Italian Adriatic Coast, none was of greater natural strength. From the south, it appeared as a long line of stone-built houses perched precariously on an escarpment above the Moro River, its buttresses ... read more

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: 9781877427329
: Willsonscott Publishing
: Willsonscott Publishing
: 184mm x 255mm
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: Jeffrey Plowman
: Hardback
: 1st Edition
: 940.5421571
: New
: 168
: photographs, maps
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Orsogna: New Zealand's First Italian Battle
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 NZ History and Society

The modern farmer faces a constant battle for survival.Not only do farmers and their families cope with everything nature throws at them, they have to meet the challenges presented by technology, the environment and the way society raises the bar on farming methods.D... read more

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: 9780473433604
: Matata Enterprises Limited
: Matata Enterprises
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: Ross Hyland
: Hardback
: 630
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Our Land Our People
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 Military History

Reading Level:very good

London was a target for Zeppelins and bombers during the First World War, for bombers, V1s and rockets in the Second, and for Cold War missiles and for terrorists in more recent times, yet rarely has the history of twentieth-century attacks on the capital been studied as a whole. Peter Reese, in this ... read more

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: 9781848841222
: Pen & Sword Books Limited
: Pen & Sword Books Limited
: 234mm X 156mm
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: Peter Reese
: Hardback
: 942.1082
: very good
: 240
: 30 illustrations including maps
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Target London: Bombing the Capital 1915-2005
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For 50 years the New Zealand Young Farmer of the Year awards have tested the mettle of New Zealand men and women as they go to head to head in a challenging competition that tests a range of farming and agribusiness skills.This wa... read more

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: 9780995102941
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 3 Centimeters X 19 Centimeters X 25 Centimeters
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: Kate Taylor
: Hardback
: 630.7993
: 288
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50 Years Young - A History of the Young Farmer of the Year
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This book offers an intimate account of the Battle of Britain, related by young pilots in their most unguarded moments, talking with their chaplain. Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at the Royal Air Force's Duxford base in the summer of 1940, and h... read more

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: 9781904897316
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: .8 Inches X 5 Inches X 7.75 Inches
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: Carl Warner
: Paperback
: 940.54211
: 176
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Life and Death in the Battle of Britain
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