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1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The Whangara people of New Zealand, believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHA

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Whale

Summary: After the death of his wife, newspaper columnist George Turner decided to move his family from Sydney to the small New Zealand seaside town of Weld. He wanted his kids, Shay and Arlo, to have a fresh start, but all did not go according to plan. In Season Two George must reunite his family and bring Shay home from her self-appointed exile in Australia. George is also finding out what it means to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EIG

Summary: Sir Edmund Hillary was a bee-keeper, mountaineer, war veteran, explorer, philanthropist, husband, father, and the first person to ever reach the summit of Mount Everest. From his childhood in South Auckland, New Zealand, to the plane crash that killed his wife and daughter, the intriguing drama portrays the life, loves, and losses of one of the most famous explorers of all time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIR

Summary: DSS Mike Shepherd and DC Kristin Simms return to uncover more macabre goings on in the quaint, murder-ridden town of Brokenwood. Beneath the town's peaceful veneer are buried secrets, treacherous lies, and murderous rivalries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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Childs, Craig Leland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 553.7 CHI

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Layla for a school project and learns what it is like to live with grandparents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Thompson, Christina

Summary: Relates the author's marriage as an American middle-class student to a Maori tradesman from a background of rural poverty, and explores their relationship within the wider context of the cultural clash between Europeans and Maoris throughout New Zealand's history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 993.01 THO

Summary: The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BOY

Sateren, Shelley Swanson

Summary: Tabitha Catarina's world revolves around cats, and there are certainly plenty of them at Tabby Towers, her grandparents' cat hotel, but she would really like to have her Himalayan cat, Bootsie, with her too--trouble is that Bootsie proves to be unexpectedly and implacably hostile to the other cats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE SAT

Summary: Take a dream cruise around the world's most dramatic coastlines to more than 20 countries. The stunning landscapes of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton; the beauty of the Caribbean; the Mayan ruins; the Panama Canal; Big Sur's coastline; Alaska's wilderness. Norway's fjords; Scotland's lochs and glens; the Rhine's castles and medieval cities; France's rivers; Lisbon's contrasts; Gibraltar's caves;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.2 SCE

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Summary: In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 33 RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THI

Summary: Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small town where memories--and animosities--run deep. He's an experienced cop with a 1971 "classic" car, a collection of country music cassettes, and an indeterminate number of ex-wives. The new woman in his life is his assistant, Detective Constable Kristin Sims a by-the-book investigator nearly twenty years younger than...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: This is a live-action re-telling of Johanna Spyri's tale of the orphan Heidi who was sent to live with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps. But this Heidi is different as all of the characters are played by real dogs wearing clothing, wigs, hats, etc.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 4Paws Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY HEI

Summary: While raising the ruins of a long-buried Chinese kingdom, billionaire inventor Tony Stark digs up far more than he bargained for. He unleashes an age-old prophecy that foretells the resurrection of the Mandarin, the emperor of China's darkest and most violent dynasty. In order to confront destructive forces, Tony creates an armored suit infused with high-tech weaponry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE IRO

Summary: Mrs. Palfrey, an elegant, genteel widow, came from Scotland to London to take up residence at the Claremont Hotel. Though she had high hopes for the cosmopolitan pleasures of living in a big city, she is soon filled with a sense of uneasiness and gloom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Westlake Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MRS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MRS. RATED PG

DeSimone, Mike.

Summary: Provides the latest information on the best wineries in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa, and Uruguay. Recipes and interviews with top winemakers are included --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Epicure 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.2 DeSimone 2012

Sateren, Shelley Swanson

Summary: Tabitha Catarina is staying at her grandparents' farm/cat hotel for the summer, and she is thrilled when the owner of Queen Lizzie's Pizza Palace brings Queen Lizzie, a Sphynx cat, to Tabby Towers to stay because Lizzie keeps jumping up on the counter too close to the food--but her owner is sad, so Tabitha sets out to research this bad behavior and come up with a solution that will allow Lizzie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone Imprint 2018

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Summary: After the death of his wife, newspaper columnist George Turner decided to move his family from Sydney to the small New Zealand seaside town of Weld. He wanted his kids, Shay and Arlo, to have a fresh start, but all did not go according to plan. In Season Two George must reunite his family and bring Shay home from her self-appointed exile in Australia. George is also finding out what it means to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAX

Cobb, Amy

Summary: When her grandparents sign her up for the Benton Bluff Junior High band Tally Nguyen is horrified and worried about what the kids on her snowboarding team will think--but she comes to realize that she doesn't need to choose between the groups.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC COB

Summary: After relocating from the whirlwind of Sydney, newspaper columnist George Turner is slowly learning what it means to be a local in the quirky New Zealand town of Weld. He wanted his kids, Shay and Arlo, to have a fresh start after the death of his wife, but not all went according to plan. Following last season's harrowing boating accident, the townsfolk of Weld mount a search-and-rescue...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Herman, Gail

Summary: Recounts the journey made by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norkey to the peak of Mount Everest, the highest location on Earth, highlighting how they used teamwork to make it to the top.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.54 HER

Summary: [Head] An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: Olive is a little girl who dreams of winning the Little Miss Sunshine contest. Her family wants her dream to come true, but they are so dysfunctional that they can barely make it through a day without some disaster befalling them. Olive's father, Richard, is unsuccessful as a motivational speaker. He is barely on speaking terms with Olive's mother. Her uncle Frank has attempted suicide...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LIT
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LIT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIT RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Little 2006