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NZ Non Fiction


Author: Philippa Werry
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 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Finalist: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2014 Finalist: LIANZA Elsie Locke Non Fiction Award 2014 Winner of a 2014 Storylines Notable Book Award

Useful for the whole family, this fascinating new book exposes the rich history behind Anzac Day in an engaging and informative style, seeking to answer the many questions children often ask their parents and teachers around the 25th of April every year. It covers all aspects of Anzac Day, from the Gallipoli Campaign and the ... read more

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Based on the high-rating TV show, First Crossings, this book follows modern-day New Zealand adventurers Kevin Biggar and Jamie Fitzgerald as they recreate extreme journeys of pioneer New Zealand explorers. Kevin and Jamie don't just take the same routes, they also wear the same clothes, use the same equipment and try the same... read more

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We kiwis are literally eating ourselves to death. In the move from cooking to convenience food we have given up control of what we eat. As a result our food is heavy on sugar, fat and salt, and light on the nutrients our body needs. This is causing a hidden health crisis that will swamp our hospitals just when the baby boo... read more

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Author: Rebecca Macfie
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 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Winner of NZSA E. H. McCormick Best First Book for Non-fiction 2014 Shortlisted for The New Zealand Post Book Award for Non-fiction 2014 Winner of the inaugural Bert Roth Award for Excellence in Labour History 2014 NZ POST BOOK AWARDS 2014 NZSA best first book Winner - 2014

On a sunny afternoon in November 2010, in the beautiful Paparoa Range of the South Island, a massive explosion rocked an underground coal mine. Later that day two ashen men stumbled from the entrance. Twenty-nine men remained unaccounted for.
Initial probes revealed fatally high methane levels in the mine - conditions d... read more

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Heart-warming and compulsive reading, this is an entertaining, lively and moving novel from one of New Zealand's favourite authors. 'Donny Mac was released at Eastertime about a month before Pansy Holloway, also known as Nightshade, disappeared for good.' After a short stint in prison on trumped-up charges, the loveable simpl... read more

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On November 9, 2008, near Kiribati in the Pacific, a Korean ship came alongside Tai Ching 21. The Taiwan-flagged fishing boat was eerily silent. Three life rafts were missing, and all 29 of the Taiwanese officers and Chinese, Indonesian and Filipino crew. A quest to discover the men's identities led journalist Michael Field i... read more

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The unauthorised biography of the New Zealand teen superstar, Lorde by a New York Times bestselling author.

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Indispensable guide to every All Black from the very first player — James Allan in 1884 to the most recent crop selected for the All Blacks end-of-year tour in 2013. A headshot of every player — many in full colour — is accompanied by a potted biography, including all playing statistics. The most comprehensi... read more

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Since the European settlement of New Zealand, drovers have moved stock 'on the hoof' from ships and stations to new homes scattered throughout the country. In this book - the first of its kind - Ruth Entwistle Low interviews almost 60 old-time drovers, revealing and reliving the practice of droving and the people who have und... read more

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Description: From early childhood in post-war Blenheim to the remote regions of Bangladesh, from an English boarding school to 1960s Auckland, from Jordan during the civil war of 1969-70 to family homes full of children, this dazzling book traces the many shifts in Ian Wedde's life. Haunted by the ghosts of his restless Germ... read more

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Treaty of Watangi simplified and explained.

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This collection of first-hand accounts, drawn from early writings and out-of-print books, lets the first Europeans to visit this country tell their own stories of exploration, risk and adventure. Abel Tasman and Joseph Banks write of their first encounters with the people of this new land, followed by missionaries, traders, w... read more

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Small format. Originally published 1997. This book takes an appealing, informal look at New Zealand through the lens of German photographer Karl Johaentges. It is a completely revised and updated new edition of the best-selling Pictures from New Zealand, originally published in 1997 by Craig Potton Publishing. Karl Johaentges... read more

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Intriguing stories behind the diverse objects in Archives New Zealand. The bizarre jostles with the extremely significant in the almost 100 kilometres of holdings in Archives New Zealand, the official guardian of the record of government. The thousands of boxes contain all sorts of treasures and secrets, including such intrig... read more

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Why has Fido become a generic term for all dogs? Why did hundreds of people collect dog faeces - and sell it? Dogs never eat other dogs, so why is it a dog-eat-dog world? Did any dogs survive the 'Titanic'? What is a Yorkipoo? Do mad dogs really go out in the midday sun? 'Every Dog Has Its Day' pays homage to man's best frien... read more

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A whole year's weather forecasts in one place! The bestselling weather guide New Zealanders can't afford to be without. Farmers, fishermen, gardeners, skiers, event planners, and anyone who works outdoors or just wants to know what the weather is going to do, cannot be without Ken Ring's weather almanac for 2014. This year th... read more

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A popular history of that essential piece of farm equipment - the tractor - in New Zealand, including profiles of specific vintage tractors that have been lovingly restored by their owners. A look back at how the role of the tractor has changed, from the time they took over from working horses, to present day developments and... read more

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In the 1980s, Maurice Shadbolt began to research New Zealand's part in the tragic Gallipoli campaign of 1915 - research which was to lead to his stage play Once on Chunuk Bair, a television documentary, and this book Voices of Gallipoli. Voices of Gallipoli is compelling testimony to a pilgrimage which began and ended with vi... read more

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