The real-life adventures of a young woman pushing the limits, trusting her instincts and living her life off the beaten path.
Suffering through searing pain and delirious illness in frigid, makeshift condition... read more

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: 9781775541394
: HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
: 2.7 Centimeters X 15.5 Centimeters X 23.5 Centimeters
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: Chloe Phillips-Harris
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Fearless: The life of adventurer, equestrian and endurance rider Chloe Phillips-Harris
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 Adventure

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: HELL Children's Choice Non-Fiction 2016.

Fast going off the rails and hanging out with the wrong crowd, Brando Yelavich, a plucky 20-year-old from Auckland's North Shore, decided he needed to change his life. He needed a mission. He was going to walk around New Zealand.
Brando reac... read more

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: 9780143573159
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
: 21.00 cmmm X 15.50 cmmm
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: Brando Yelavich
: Paperback
: 796.50993092
: 288
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Wildboy: An Epic Trek Around the Coast of New Zealand
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 NZ Biography

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

When writer and historian Peter Wells found a cache of family letters amongst his elderly mother's effects, he realised that he had the means of retracing the history of a not-untypical family swept out to New Zealand during the great nineteenth-century ... read more

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: 9780994147363
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 210mm X 138mm
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: Peter Wells
: Paperback
: 929.20993
: 336
: Full colour illustrations
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Dear Oliver: Uncovering a Pakeha History
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 NZ Biography

Reading Level:Near Fine

One man's memoir of World War II which took him from the Blitz to the jungles of Burma, to the devastation of Hiroshima.'I consider myself lucky to have survived the global carnage still myself - a reluctant soldier who had to go to war, who only ever w... read more

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: 9780473374310
: McKenzie Publishing
: McKenzie Publishing
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: Karen McMillan
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: Near Fine
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From the Blitz to the  Burmese Jungle & Beyond
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At my worst moments, I lost all sense of hope for the future. As I began to slowly get better, I began to be able to say to myself, 'This will pass, you'll get through this. Hang on to hope.' John Kirwan was one of the most devastating wingers New Zealand, ... read more

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: 9780143204800
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
: 230mm X 152mm
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: John Kirwan
: Paperback
: 1010
: 616.85270092
: Very Good
: 288
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All Blacks Don't Cry: A Story of Hope
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A fascinating insight into Helen Clark's career, throughout which she has consistently worked for equality and parity, most particularly for women.

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: 9781988547053
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
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: Helen Clark
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Women, Equality, Power: Selected Speeches from a Life of Leadership
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 NZ Biography

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A distinguished Manhattan-based maverick accepts an invitation to share 'a few inspiring words' with a visiting class from his former New Zealand high school, where sexual abuse was an open secret, and sadistic masters ran rife. How much truth should he share? With unerring wisdom and dark wit, Pulitz... read more

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: 9781566493598
: Welcome Rain Publishers,US
: Welcome Rain Publishers,US
: 234mm X 153mm
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: John Wareham
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: Near Fine
: 256
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Exposed
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Jean Batten was one of the great aviation megastars of the 1930s. Her spectacular flights ranked with those of Britain's Amy Johnson and America's Amelia Earhart. Yet, despite her brilliance as a pilot, she remained the least well-known of them all. For the dentist'... read more

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: 9781869538521
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 198 x 129mm
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: Ian Mackersey
: Paperback
: 629.13092
: 484
: Black & white
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Jean Batten Garbo of the Skies
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Collective biographies have been written for Britain’s and Australia’s Prime Ministers, and for America’s Presidents. Until now New Zealand has had no comparable overview.
Based on extensive, careful archival research,... read more

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: 9781927305294
: David Ling Publishing Limited
: David Ling Publishing Limited
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: Michael Bassett
: Hardback
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New Zealand's Prime Ministers: From Dick Seddon to John Key
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 NZ Biography

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New Zealand's first elected woman prime minister; nine years in power through the foreshore and seabed, Afghanistan and Iraq, Corngate and Paintergate; head of the UN Development Program and ranked among the most powerful women in the world. Helen Clark's public life is well known. But what about the ... read more

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: 9781869408381
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 228mm X 152mm
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: Claudia Pond Eyley
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: Very Good
: 320
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Helen Clark: Inside Stories
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 NZ Biography

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The Lawson quins were a medical miracle and a national obsession. Samuel, Lisa, Deborah, Shirlene and Selina turn 50 on 27 July 2015. Their early childhood was idyllic, but when their parents' marriage broke up, their mother married a man who terrorised them for eight years before killing her and hims... read more

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: 9780473324940
: Paul Little Books
: Paul Little Books
: 230mm X 150mm
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: Paul Little
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: Very Good
: 272
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Stolen Lives: The Untold Stories of the Lawson Quins
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 NZ Biography

"A superbly written novel offering an intriguing interpretation of one of the world s greatest aviators, the glamorous and mysterious Jean Batten. /B>ean Batten became an international icon in the 1930s. A brave, beautiful woman, she made a number of heroic solo flights across... read more

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: 9780143771753
: Random House New Zealand
: Vintage
: 3.3 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.6 Centimeters
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: Fiona Kidman
: Paperback
: 718
: 823.914
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The Infinite Air
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