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New picture book honours a whānau’s love for koro

Sep 07, 2021

Out today: Blimmin’ Koro Kātahi rā, e Koro e!
by Jill Bevan-Brown, illustrated by Trish Bowles, te reo Māori translation by Māhaki Bevan-Brown.
This bilingual story honours a whānau’s love for their koro/grandpa, who has dementia.

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The New Zealand Wars

Jul 06, 2021

Respected historian Matthew Wright has condensed his years of research and writing on the New Zealand Wars into this concise guide for readers of all ages.

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Events in the Life of Phillip Tapsell

May 05, 2021

Our latest book recounds the adventurous life of one of the original Pākehā-Māori and reveals a strong Danish–NZ connection

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

Apr 10, 2021

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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