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Barkers New Fruit Syrups

Barker’s of Geraldine is one of New Zealand’s favourite home-grown family businesses. Based in Geraldine, South Canterbury, the Barker family has been crafting delicious fruit preserves, chutneys and syrups for over six generations.   Established on the family farm in 1969 by inventor Anthony Barker who, after learning his mother’s skills for preserving fruit, went on to develop a successful …

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One Half from the East

The Remarkable True Story of the Pirate Of the Pacific Internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi’s first novel for young readers is an emotional, beautiful, and riveting coming-of-age journey to modern day Afghanistan that explores life as a “bacha posh”-a pre-teen girl dressed as a boy. “Like its young protagonist, One Half from the East dances between hope and hard realities. …

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The Notorious Captain Hayes

The Remarkable True Story of the Pirate Of the Pacific The incredible true story of William ‘Bully’ Hayes, the so-called ‘Pirate of the Pacific’: a story that separates the myth from the man. Famous throughout the Pacific, from the US to Australia and all points in between, Captain Bully Hayes has been the inspiration for writers ranging from Robert Louis …

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Joy on Demand: The Art of Discovering the Happiness Within

  Joy is the root of happiness. Joy is a sustainable state that fuels our creativity and inspiration for innovation. It strengthens our ability to attract friends and to get along with others. Learning to cultivate joy is the fundamental secret to success. In this long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Search Inside Yourself, Chade-Meng Tan shows us …

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Nathalia Buttface and the Embarrassing Camp Catastrophe

  The laugh-out-loud funny girl-series returns – and Nat is more embarrassed than ever! From TV and radio comedy writing talent Nigel Smith. Nat’s class is going on a week-long field trip to hunt for fossils. Cue mouldy log cabins, potholing, map reading and other totally boring geography-related stuff – all the things that Nat hates…and Dad loves! Of course …

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The Singles Game

The new novel from the author of the bestselling THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA It’s a match made in hell. Sweeping from Wimbledon to the Caribbean, from LA to mega yachts in the Med, The Singles Game is a brilliantly entertaining romp through a world where the stakes are high – and no-one plays by the rules.When Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Silver makes …

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The Lynching

The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan   On a Friday night in March 1981 Henry Hays and James Knowles scoured the streets of Mobile in their car, hunting for a black man. The young men were members of Klavern 900 of the United Klans of America. They were seeking to retaliate after a largely black jury could …

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Bohemein Fresh Chocolates

Bring the European Experience to New Zealand At Bohemein Fresh Chocolates, our aim is to bring the high standard of European Chocolate craftsmanship and quality to New Zealand taste buds. We want you to experience the same feeling as if you had just strolled off the boulevards of Brussels, Paris or Prague. We use only fresh, high-quality ingredients. We craft …

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Raglan Coconut

They love each other, surfing, nature, good food, and of course – coconuts! When Mr Coconut decided it was time to go dairy-free due to allergies, Mrs Coconut started experimenting in her kitchen with making coconut yoghurt. It took time to get it right (and lots of taste-testing on Mr Coconut’s part!) but soon breakfast became their favourite part of …

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Secret Princesses: Dolphin Adventure

A gorgeous new series about best friends and magical princesses!   Charlotte and Mia have been best friends for ever, even though they live far apart. Luckily, the girls share a special secret – they’re training to be Secret Princesses, magical princesses who grant wishes for girls everywhere! But horrid Princess Poison is determined to stop them from making wishes …

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