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 NZ Fiction

A long-time resident of Tamahere in Waikato, David communicated with farmers for more than 40 years through his cartoons - his main character, Jock, is recognised as a national identity. His cartoons appeared in the New Zealand Farmer for 34 years and on the Jock calendar for the pas... read more

Jock's Country
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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 hu... read more

Dear Oliver: Uncovering a Pakeha History

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 NZ Biography

A beautifully crafted memoir of a family coping with their mother's dementia, Song for Rosaleen is both a celebration of Rosaleen Desmond's life and an unflinching account of the practical and ethical dilemmas that faced her six children. Told with love, insight, humour and c... read more

Song for Rosaleen

Once there was a little rabbit who could only say one thing…
In the morning his mother would say, ‘Time to get up, my little rabbit!’ He’d reply: ‘Poo bum!’At lunchtime his father would say, ‘Eat your spinach, ... read more

Paraweta (Poo Bum Te Reo Maori Edition)

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 NZ Fiction

On tiny, isolated Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf is a treatment facility for alcoholic men. It's here, at the Salvation Army-run home, that three characters at very different points in their lives will find themselves gathered, each for reasons of their own. There is Katherine, known... read more

Rotoroa

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 NZ Childrens

It's night-time in the warehouse, but Pallet Jack can't sleep. Something is wrong. He discovers a fire and sets out to wake the others. Together, the forklifts get everybody out safely, and Bendy Wendy even manages to call the fire brigade!

Bendy Wendy and the Fire Truck

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 NZ Fiction

The Ice Shelf - an eco-comedy. On the eve of flying to Antarctica to take up an arts fellowship, thirty-something Janice, recently separated, has a long night of remembrance, regret and realisation as she goes about the city looking for a friend to take care of her fridge while she... read more

The Ice Shelf

Maurice Shadbolt believed that New Zealanders should tell their own stories, cherish their own myths and believe in their own big lies before they could stand upright in a post-colonial world. Through his fiction, non-fiction and i... read more

Life as a Novel: A Biography of Maurice Shadbolt (#1 1932 to 1973)

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 NZ Childrens

Series:Rhys Darby Buttons Mcginty Ser.

The shining star of madcap mayhem RHYS DARBY delivers out-of-this-world absurdity with his first hilarious mystery-comedy book for kids! Crack the crazy Morse codes and unleash the action with bogus baddies, a burly bigfoot and McGinty's mission to find his parents, who have been pronounced missing, presumed missing

The Top Secret Undercover Notes of Buttons McGinty

An illustrated history of toys and games showing how they reflect the events, technological advances,innovative materials and social concerns of each era, from games in Egypt, to model cars,trains, and spaceships through to recent franchise toys such as ... read more

Toys & Games: A Fascinating Illustrated History

From the barely visible wings of the flightless kiwi to the immense wingspan of the wandering albatross, New Zealand's fragile islandecosystem is home to a diverse array of spectacular birds.Delve into the fascinating world of our feathered friends with auth... read more

New Zealand Birds In Pictures