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 NZ Fiction

Respectable appearances can hide the blackest of secrets. The Vanishing Act is a spicy tale of intrigue set in 1960s New Zealand, where society¿s constraints and the laws of the day made outcasts of lesbians and prostitutes. This is Jen Shieff¿s second novel, a standalone seque... read more

The Vanishing Act

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 NZ History

Awards:Finalist for the Non-fiction Elsie Locke Award of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2018.

The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about.
The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children. It expla... read more

The New Zealand Wars

Listening to birdsong provides a huge amount of pleasure to people all around the world, but which species are the most melodious and produce the best songs? Hannu J nnes has created this beautifully illustrated and very usefu... read more

World's Best Birdsongs : The Songs and Calls of 80 Iconic Species

What does the government do to keep New Zealand running smoothly? How does parliament work and what is the job of the MPs? From the Bill of Rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to the local council --... read more

Running The Country: a look inside New Zealand's Government (Revised & Updated)

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 NZ Childrens

Awards:Shortlisted for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Non Fiction 2010.

Join Skipper L.B. Tross on a seafaring adventure around the coast of New Zealand, where you will learn heaps about our sealife and what threatens it. Inspired by the environmental work achieved by the late great Sir Peter Blake, th... read more

Save Our Seas: Continuing the Mission of the Great Sir Peter Blake

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 NZ Natural History

Parrots have always captured the imagination of humans thanks to their bright plumage and ability to mimic speech. This beautifully illustrated book on the world's parrots explores all aspects of their lives, as well as the various parrot families, and showcases beautif... read more

Parrots of the World

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 NZ History

At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month each year New Zealanders remember the end of the First World War. Armistice Day. Kiwi soldiers returned home to a terrible influenza epidemic, as the population grieved for the loss of life. Memor... read more

Armistice Day: The New Zealand Story

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 NZ Fiction

Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.

One of the great autobiographies of the twentieth century ... A journey from luminous childhood, through the dark experiences of supposed madness, to the renewal of her life through writing fiction. It is a heroic story, and told with such engaging tone, humorous perspective... read more

An Angel at My Table

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 NZ Guidebooks

Series:Bird's Eye Guides

Day walks are one of the most popular recreational activities in New Zealand, enjoyed by both New Zealanders and overseas visitors alike. In 2006 nearly half a million tourists completed either a half-day bush walk or a full day of t... read more

Day Walks in New Zealand: 100 Great Tracks (Bird's Eye Guides)

From an early age, author and publisher Chris Maclean was told he had a way with words. This talent, which protected him from school bullies and made him a proficient debater, later became the focus of his professional life. Si... read more

A Way With Words: A memoir of writing and publishing in New Zealand

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 NZ Childrens

Series:My First Board Book

A wonderfully illustrated board book for learning machine names in both English and te reo Maori, featuring a fire engine (waka tinei ahi), a train (tereina) and the essential one ...a digger (wakakari). Perfect for Kiwi kids! This fun and educational book from ... read more

Things That Go! (My First Board Book)
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 NZ Reference

Series:The Landmark Library

In 1741, in just 24 days, the German-born, British-naturalized composer George Frideric Handel wrote an oratorio rich in tuneful arias and choruses of robust grandeur. Coolly received in London at first, after Handel's death Messiah enjoyed an extraordinary surge in popularity: it was per... read more

Messiah