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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: 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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Lancewood, Miriam

Summary: "Miriam Lancewood lives a primitive, nomadic life in the heart of the mountains with her husband in New Zealand. She lives simply in a tent or hut and survives by hunting wild animals, foraging edible plants and using minimal supplies. For the last six years, she and her husband have lived this way through all seasons, often cold, hungry and isolated but, more importantly, connected to the land...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Piatkus 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LANCEWOOD, MIRIAM LAN

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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Murphy, Antonia

Summary: "Antonia Murphy, you might say, is an unlikely farmer. Born and bred in San Francisco, she spent much of her life as a liberal urban cliche, and her interactions with the animal kingdom rarely extended past dinner. But then she became a mother. And when her eldest son was born with a rare, mysterious genetic condition, she and her husband, Peter, decided it was time to slow down and find a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MURPHY, ANTONIA MUR

Summary: Paul Sorenson has a unique connection with his colleagues: a team of sheep dogs. For 40 years, he's worked to develop smarter and more intuitive training methods for fellow farmers, while grappling with memories of a difficult childhood. Reaching retirement, the veteran dog whisperer passes his knowledge to the next generation of shepherds, and reflects on the sacrifices he's made to pursue his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OLD

Shifting Sands

Contents: Waiting for the Sun -- All the Stars -- We All Fall Down -- Making It Through -- Whareakeake -- Should Be Better -- Dreaming to Keep Awake -- Coming Back -- Abstract Objects -- Radio Silence.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Occultation Records 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK SHI

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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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Kilgour, Hamish

Contents: Opening -- Welcome to Finklestein -- Strange angel -- No money train -- Silver dollars -- Hayride to the city -- Dream sequence -- Side tracked -- Mary Sunshine -- Whistle stop -- Open/close -- Flip-top suitcase -- Brasilia 666 -- Gold -- Under the moon -- Sweet dreams.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ba Da Bing 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK KIL

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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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EIG

Bats (Musical group : Christchurch, N.Z.)

Contents: Rooftops (4:27) -- Looking for sunshine (2:44) -- Rock and Pillars (4:26) -- Walking man (4:23) -- No trace (2:53) -- Diamonds (2:50) -- Antlers (4:15) -- Busy (2:44) -- Steeley gaze (4:57) -- Durkestan (3:09) -- Shut your eyes (2:33) -- Not so good (2:11)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BAT

Chills (Musical group)

Contents: Kaleidoscope world -- Satin doll -- Frantic drift -- Rolling moon -- Bite -- Flame thrower -- Pink frost -- Purple girl -- This is the way -- Never never go -- Don't even know her name -- Bee bah bee bah bee boe -- Whole weird world -- Dream by dream -- Doledrums -- Hidden bay -- I love my leather jacket -- The great escape.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Flying Nun Europe 1981

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK CHI

Darby, Anabel

Summary: "Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of New Zealand, including Auckland, Fiordland National Park, Marlborough wineries, the Southern Alps, and the Bay of Islands. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth,"--back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel 2017

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Enderly, Jenny.

Summary: Flanked by rugged mountains, idyllic beaches and rolling farmland, New Zealands 15,134 km-long coastline offers endless diving adventures. Off the North and South Islands, dive sites are scattered among subtropical islands, towering kelp forests and cold-water fiords. Highlights include the wreck of Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior, the Poor Knights Islands' maze of archways and caves, Fiordland's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.3044 END

Hansen, Derek

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

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: Tells the story of the world's only yodeling country singing and comedy lesbian sibling duo, the Topp Twins (Jools and Lynda Topp), who have inspired a generation with their politics and celebration of joy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kinosmith 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TOP

Rea, Neill

Summary: Follows Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd and Detective Kristin Sims as they investigate crimes in the small New Zealand town of Brokenwood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Entertainment 2017

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

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

Hirsch, Rebecca.

Summary: Provides information about New Zealand, with emphasis on its geography, culture, history, economy, and government.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 993 HIR

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

Phoenix Foundation (Musical group)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Memphis Industries 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK PHO

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Summary: In a seemingly quiet country town in New Zealand, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd finds that murder can happen anywhere. Working alongside Detective Constable Kristin Sims, Shepherd solves grisly murders in this gripping and well-written series.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Cox, Lynne

Summary: World-renowned swimmer and author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged. Here is the incredible story of Elizabeth, a real-life elephant seal who made her home in the Avon River in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. When Elizabeth decides to stretch out across a two-lane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E COX

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COX

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COX