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A junior fiction title in the established My Story series. In the 1970s the NZ government established a fund to allow the establishment of ohu, a commune-based farming co-operative. Stars... read more

Aquarius, My Ohu Year: The Diary of Starshine Penney, 1975 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

Erica Tito had the perfect summer holiday planned. Then her father decided the whole family would pack up and join the protesters at Bastion Point in Auckland. No way! Instead of spending dreamy summ... read more

PUBLICATION FEBRUARY 2017

Bastion Point: 507 Days on Takaparawha (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

Anyone would think Maddy's world had crumbled when she didn't get a cell phone for her eleventh birthday. But Maddy soon has far more important things to worry about. In the dark of night, with a te... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2014

Canterbury Quake: Christchurch, 2010-11 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

Samuel, the keeper of this diary, is 13 when he signs on as a cabin boy aboard a vessel bound for Sydney. The barque Dundonald founders and sinks off Disappointment Island (part of the Auckland Island... read more

Castaway: Disappointment Island, 1907 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story
Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Junior Fiction 2006.

A look at one of New Zealand's many cultures. In Auckland, in 1942 there was an area of the city known as Little Chinatown. Here the descendants of the Chinese miners and market gardeners ... read more

Chinatown Girl: The Diary of Silvey Chan, Auckland, 1942 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

Fictionalised diary of Mike Lucas whose parents are involved in Team New Zealand’s 1995 America’s Cup challenge in San Diego, where Peter Blake’s Black Magic boat wins the cup... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2013

Cup Magic: The Diary of Mike Lucas, Auckland, 1995 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

March 2013 marks the 25th anniversary of Cyclone Bola was one of the costliest cyclones in the history of New Zealand. When Amy’s parents decide to go and sail a yacht back to New Zealand from Vanuatu, A... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2013

Cyclone Bola: Gisborne, 1988 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story
Awards:Janine McVeagh is no stranger to the diary format; she also wrote Be Counted for the My Story series, which dealt with women’s suffrage at the time New Zealand became the first country in the world to allow women to vote.

A story of daily life in the Depression years, culminating in the Napier earthquake. Napier in the 1930s was a time of going without. The story starts on the 25th of June, 1930 – a sad ... read more

Earthquake! Diary of Katie Bourke, Napier 1930-31 (My NZ Story)
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Young adult reading. In the 1880s German Lutheran immigrants established a settlement at Sarau, near Nelson. The area has since been renamed Upper Moutere. The author, Leone Morr... read more

Escape from Sarau: The Diary of Emilie Titter, Nelson District 1882 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

In the late nineteenth century, James Collier and his artist father travel to the famous Pink and White Terraces in New Zealand's volcanic lakes region. While his father paints, James exp... read more

Fire in the Sky: The Diary of James Collier, Tarawera, 1886 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

Mary and her family moved to New Zealand from Australia, ahead of her father, who intended following later. But unforeseen events have kept Mr Brogan in Australia for the past seven years and Mary's mother has had to co... read more

Gold! Otago, 1862 (My NZ Story)
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story

Reuben Radcliffe’s father owns the store in the small township of Waipapa. When the bank forecloses on a loan, Reuben and his family are forced to leave their home and move into a tent. With no money... read more

Gumdigger: Northland 1899-1900 (My NZ Story)
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