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Summary: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Catton, Eleanor

Summary: It is 1866, and young Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret to discuss a series of unexplained events: A wealthy man has vanished, a prostitute has tried to end her life, and an enormous fortune has been discovered in the home of a luckless...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CAT

Moran, Johanna.

Summary: A family epic based on a true story follows the experiences of Henry Oades, who in the late 19th century loses his family to Maori kidnappers and remarries in California only to learn of his original family's escape, a situation that compels him to live in bigamy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Cliff, Craig

Summary: Colton Kemp, a department store window-dresser, is at home, watching his beloved wife die in premature childbirth. Tormented by grief, he hatches a plan to make his name and thwart his rival, the silent and gifted Carpenter: over the next sixteen years he will raise his newborn twins in secrecy and isolation, to become human mannequins in the worlds most lifelike window display.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLI

Ihimaera, Witi Tame

Summary: As her beloved grandfather, chief of the Maori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, struggles to lead in difficult times and to find a male successor, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann 2003

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC IHI

Parkinson, S. L. (Shayne L.)

Summary: "In 1914, Daisy lives in the quiet New Zealand valley where her family has farmed for generations. A cherished only child with an adored older cousin, and surrounded by a sprawling extended family, her world seems a warm and safe one. But the Great War is casting its long shadow over New Zealand. Daisy watches in growing fear as more and more of the men leave to fight in Europe, and the War...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Createspace 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Lark, Sarah

Summary: "In the chaos of World War II, Polish teenagers Helena and Luzyna Grabowski have lost everything. Without parents or a home, they are shipped to a refugee camp in Persia, where the days ahead hold only darkness. When they hear that orphans are being selected for relocation to New Zealand, Helena is filled with hope--until the officials say they have a place only for her younger sister. On the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LAR

Lacey, Catherine

Summary: "The story of a young woman who takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan, hurtling herself into the unknown, testing fate by hitchhiking, tacitly being swept into the lives of strangers and sleeping in fields, forests or public parks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Guendelsberger, Erin

Summary: Out of this tank, I must be free. I must explore the open sea! Follow Inky the octopus as he escapes from the National Aquarium of New Zealand to the ocean! Based on a true story, Inky the Octopus chronicles the adventure that the real-life Inky might have taken on his escape to freedom in the open ocean!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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Riley, Lucinda.

Summary: "The story of Merope, the missing sister, is waiting to be told ... Following Georg Hoffman's revelation that he may have found The Missing Sister, Maia and Ally discover that all they have to go on is an address of a vineyard in New Zealand, plus a drawing of an unusual star-shaped emerald ring. Deciding that CeCe, who lives in Australia, is the closest, they send her to investigate with her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Box Press, an imprint of Evil Eye Concepts, Incorporated 2020

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Hansen, Derek

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Atherton, Nancy.

Summary: With the help of a charming Kiwi and the otherworldly guidance of Aunt Dimity, Lori Shepherd goes Down Under to search for the Pym sisters' missing brother, unraveling a web of secrets that has haunted the Pym family for generations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M ATH

Perkins, Emily

Summary: Dorothy Forrest, immersed in the sensory world around her, seemingly floats through life and deals with falling in love, early marriage, motherhood and revels in the glorious anguish of parenting to the loss of everthing she has worked for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Cleave, Paul

Summary: Investigating a string of disappearances and murders of convicted rapists, detective Tate must find the culprit despite the public rooting against justice, while Schroeder deals with the physical and mental toll of their previous case.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Mahy, Margaret.

Summary: Summary: Determined to satisfy her curiosity about her unknown father, eighteen-year-old Angela May embarks on an emotional journey that shapes and forever alters the way she looks at herself, her unconventional mother, and her devoted friend Tycho.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 1986

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAHY

Tremain, Rose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRE

Frame, Janet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. Braziller 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Moran, Johanna.

Summary: When Henry Oades accepts a post in New Zealand, his wife and children follow him to the exotic land only to be kidnapped by native Maori. Henry searches for months until all hope is lost and his family is presumed dead. He eventually picks up the pieces of his life in a new country with a new family but his happiness is short-lived when his first wife and children arrive causing Henry and both...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MOR

Catton, Eleanor

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Summary: Arriving in New Zealand in 1866 to seek his fortune in the goldfields, Walter Moody finds himself drawn into a series of unsolved crimes and complex mysteries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2013

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Barrow, David

Summary: Elephant wants to play hide and seek. You can play too, but you'll have to try your best - he's VERY good!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BAR

Singh, Nalini

Summary: "In this gripping thriller set in New Zealand, New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh takes you into the twisted world of an exclusive cul-de-sac located on the edge of a sprawling forest. My mother vanished ten years ago. So did a quarter of a million dollars in cash. Thief. Bitch. Criminal. Now, she's back. Her bones clothed in scarlet silk. When socialite Nina Rai disappeared without...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Singh 2021

Singh, Nalini

Summary: "Anahera Rawiri left New Zealand at twenty-one, fleeing small-town poverty and the ghosts of her childhood with no plans to look back. But eight years later, she returns, seeking familiarity as respite from the shattered remains of her new life. And despite the changes brought on by a bump in tourism--the shiny new welcome sign at the town line and a decidedly less shiny new police...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Singh 2019

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

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