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

General Fields
: 9780947503024
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 270mm X 205mm
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: Jock Phillips
: Hardback
: 238
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To the Memory: New Zealand's War Memorials
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What's your vision of New Zealand? An inner-city street in the rain, a campervan under a clear and starry night sky, a high-octane sport or a traffic jam of sheep? This book collects a range of personal views of Aotearoa from photographers, both amateur and professional... read more

General Fields
: 9780143772989
: Random House New Zealand
: Random House New Zealand
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: Paperback
: 779.99193
: 256
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I Am New Zealand
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This is a magnificent and highly illustrated international survey of 52 of the worlds elite fighting forces crack units that have changed the course of battles and influenced the fates of entire nations. Each profile includes fact boxes ... read more

General Fields
: 9780500251768
: Thames & Hudson Ltd
: Thames & Hudson Ltd
: 292mm X 216mm X 24mm
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: Jeremy Black
: Hardback
: 356.1609
: 208
: 290 illustrations, 243 in colour
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Elite Fighting Forces: From the Ancient World to the SAS
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 NZ History and Society

Reading Level:Near Fine

Earthquakes are perhaps the most terrifying of all natural disasters. They strike without warning, they cannot be controlled, there is no escape. And New Zealand has suffered more than its fair share of major shakes, which have brought with them d... read more

General Fields
: 9781869341190
: Grantham House Publishing
: Grantham House Publishing
: 250mm X 210mm
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: Anna Rogers
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 551.220993
: Near Fine
: 248
: Colour and black & white
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The Shaky Isles: New Zealand Earthquakes
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New Zealanders love a pub, especially one with an interesting past. This guide provides a selection of the best -- pubs that are not only a great place to relax but are cornerstones of their communities, playing a part in the history of New Zea... read more

General Fields
: 9781869664909
: New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd.
: New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd.
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: Peter Janssen
: Paperback
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New Zealand Pubs: 175 Classic Pubs to Visit
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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

General Fields
: 9781869538132
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 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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This fascinating book is the first to cover the little known C Squadron of the Special Air Service. Operating in East Africa, the Squadron was involved in almost continuous counter communist terrorist operations over the period 1968 to 1980. In the unsta... read more

General Fields
: 9781526748447
: Pen & Sword Books Limited
: Pen & Sword Books Limited
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: Michael Graham
: Paperback
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Secret SAS Missions in East Africa
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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

General Fields
: 9781784400064
: Bonnier Books Ltd
: Igloo Books Ltd
: 276mm X 226mm
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: Hardback
: 940.3
: 176
: ends + cover
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World War 1
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New Zealand is at a crossroads. People are increasingly concerned about where we are headed. Can we improve our appalling statistics on poverty and violence? What about work - will we all be replaced by robots? Will our children (let alone our ... read more

General Fields
: 9780143772378
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Penguin Books
: 2.4 X 15.4
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: Various Authors
: Paperback
: 304
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Big Questions: What Is New Zealand's Future?
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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

General Fields
: 9780752462691
: The History Press Ltd
: The History Press Ltd
: 235mm X 165mm X 10mm
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: Tony Holmes
: Hardback
: 623.7464
: 128
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The F/A18 Hornet Story
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 NZ History and Society

Millions of educated people all over the world feel powerless in the face of climate change and its consequences, partially because the literature on the environment is so vast it is difficult to know where to begin. This short book is intended to make their search for ... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503246
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 235mm X 160mm
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: James R. Flynn (University of Otago, New Zealand)
: Paperback
: 116
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No Place to Hide
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 NZ Military History

Major Craig Wilson is a decorated former SAS member, and has been in more combat zones than any other Kiwi soldier. He was the commanding officer of Bravo Company, which lost 2 soldiers when they went to the aid Afghan police at Baghek in August 2012. Craig was left injured, sho... read more

General Fields
: 9781869538569
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: 230mm X 150mm
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: Craig Wilson
: Paperback
: 355.0330581
: 272
: 16 colour photographs
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Bravo Kiwi
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