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Vale Gordon Ell

Apr 10, 2021

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of author, publisher and environmentalist Gordon Ell last Thursday after a short illness. 

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First Encounters — the fourth in Oratia Book’s growing NZ Series

Edited by father-and-daughterauthors Gordon Ell and Sarah Ell, First Encounters: New Zealand 1642–1840 covers nearly 200 years from Abel Tasman in 1642 and Joseph Banks in 1769, to early settlers such as John Logan Campbell in 1840 — in first-person accounts that preserve the English of the times.

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New book in Māori and Samoan for Auckland Libraries

Apr 05, 2021

Auckland Libraries whānau recently celebrated the launch of two children’s books that help fill a need for resources in languages other than English.

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Out now: My Bum is SO NOISY!

Mar 02, 2021

New book in the laugh-out-loud ‘Bum Series’ of picture books is on the shelves across the English-speaking world

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