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
: colour illustrations, maps
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People, People, People : A Brief History of NZ
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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
: near fine
: 192
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Partisan: The Incredible True Story of a New Zealand Soldier Behind Enemy Lines
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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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 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
: 128
: Illustrations
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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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: Hardback
: 940.3
: 176
: ends + cover
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World War 1
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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
: 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 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
: 993
: 256
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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
: 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

This title is not meant to be an autobiography or a history, it is a bit of both. What the book depicts, is the psychological strength of New Zealand soldiers and soldiering in human terms, there is nothing which the well - trained and well - ... read more

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: 9781877427350
: Willsonscott Publishing
: Willsonscott Publishing
: 255x184mm
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: Frank Rennie
: Hardback
: 2nd Edition
: 355.30924
: New
: 324
: Black and white illlustrations
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Regular Soldier: A Life in the New Zealand Army
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 NZ Military History

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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
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Orsogna: New Zealand's First Italian Battle
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