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 NZ Childrens

A beautiful board book for New Zealand babies and their Whanau, featuring amazing photos of bugs in the Te Papa collection. In both English and te reo Maori, it is a perfect gift for any baby and will be well treasured.

My Little Book of Bugs / Taku Pukapuka iti mō ngā Pepeke

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 NZ Childrens

The school is putting on Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl, to celebrate his 100th birthday. But school plays are notoriously full of surprises!

Fantastic Mr Bean

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 NZ Biography

A compelling memoir of adoption, loss and discovery 
‘I live at the end of a gravel road at the top of a valley consumed by bush. My husband is here, and my three girls. But the bush swallows them up like the road.’ I wrote those w... read more

Tree of Strangers

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 NZ Biography

Bill Sutch and Shirley Smith were two of New Zealand's most significant twentieth-century figures: Sutch as an economist, influential civil servant, and inspirational proponent of innovation in the fields of social and economic development, and Sm... read more

Bill and Shirley: A Memoir

In the third of his Maui books, Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui captured the secret of fire. The traditional tale but with Donovan’s unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures are bright and bring their own level of humour to the book.

Maui and the Secret of Fire (#3 Tales of Aotearoa)

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 NZ Childrens

A rhyme and rhythm ABC. Dad chases a young child, with much laughter and delicious scaryness, around the house and eventually safely to bed.

Daddy Monster ABC

Category:

 NZ Pictorial

Reading Level:very good

Kia kaha! Kia kaha! Together, standing strong. We join our hands in friendship, thats how we get along. All around our gentle land, no matter where were from ... we fill the air with laughter and our kia kaha song!
Find a friend and ... read more

Kia Kaha!: Together, Standing Strong

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 NZ Pictorial

A quintessentially Kiwi picture book that beautifully depicts the natural treasures that may be found in a kauri forest. Spot the kiwi, the tuatara, the weta and more even the twinkling Matariki stars above the treetops.

Te Whanau Kauri

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 NZ Pictorial

Series:Mini Whinny

This was no ordinary day at the O.K. Corral pony day care... Join spirited little Mini Whinny as she beats bullying bad boy Bandit and gives him a truckload of trouble! Another adorable story of friendship by talented duo Stacy Gregg and Ruth Paul.

Bad Day at the OK Corral (#3 Mini Whinny)

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 NZ Pictorial

Series:Wonky Donkey

Pin the tail on the fastest-selling donkey on three legs! A new edition of the viral internet sensation and runaway #1 global bestseller featuring the funny, cumulative song about the spunky, hanky-panky cranky stinky dinky... read more

The Wonky Donkey : Pin the Tail on the Wonky Donkey

Category:

 NZ Art History

Reading Level:near fine

Sara McIntyre, the daughter of the artist Peter McIntyre, was nine years old when her family first came to Kākahi, in the King Country, in 1960. The family has been linked to Kākahi ever since. On the family car trips of her childhood, McIntyre got used to her fathers frequent st... read more

Observations of a Rural Nurse

A candid and revealing memoir from one of politics' great survivors - National MP, and leader of the opposition, Judith Collins.

Pull No Punches - Memoir of a Political Survivor