In the Land of the Long White Cloud Book

In the Land of the Long White Cloud


  • Author : Sarah Lark
  • Publisher : Amazoncrossing
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 668
  • ISBN 10 : 161218426X

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In the Land of the Long White Cloud Excerpt :

Helen Davenport, governess for a wealthy London household, spots an advertisement seeking young women to marry New Zealand's honorable bachelors and begins correspondence with a gentleman farmer. When her church offers to pay her travels under an unusual arrangement, she jumps at the opportunity. On the ship, she meets Gwyneira Silkham, traveling to meet a New Zealand baron who won her in a game of blackjack. When their new husbands turn out to be very different than expected, the women must help one another find the life they'd hoped for.

Land of the Long White Cloud Book

Land of the Long White Cloud


  • Author : Kiri Te Kanawa
  • Publisher : Pavilion Books Limited
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 118
  • ISBN 10 : 1862050759

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Land of the Long White Cloud Excerpt :

Opera singer Te Kanawa retells with relish t he folk-histories of her people, the Maori tribes of New Zea land. '

Song of the Spirits Book

Song of the Spirits


  • Author : Sarah Lark
  • Publisher : Amazoncrossing
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 687
  • ISBN 10 : 1477807675

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Song of the Spirits Excerpt :

New Zealand, 1893: William Martyn is better educated and more sophisticated than the usual clientele who have come in search of gold to Queenstown. No wonder, because Will is the son of Irish land-owner. The spirited Elaine falls in love with him, and he does not seem averse to the prospect, but then comes the Kura-Maro-Tini to visit Elaine's half-Māori cousin, whose exotic nature and beauty makes William fall immediately in love.

The Long White Cloud Book

The Long White Cloud


  • Author : William Pember Reeves
  • Publisher : Franklin Classics Trade Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 034401911X

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The Long White Cloud Excerpt :

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

White Cloud Worlds Book

White Cloud Worlds


  • Author : Paul Tobin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-11
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 0473329697

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Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education Book

Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education


  • Author : Sandra D. Styres
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • Genre: Indian philosophy
  • Pages : 249
  • ISBN 10 : 9781487521639

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Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education Excerpt :

Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education is an exploration into some of the shared cross-cultural themes that inform and shape Indigenous thought and Indigenous educational philosophy.

Year s Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction   Fantasy   Volume I Book

Year s Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction Fantasy Volume I


  • Author : Marie Hodgkinson
  • Publisher : Paper Road Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9780473491277

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Year s Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction Fantasy Volume I Excerpt :

Thirteen of the brightest stars in New Zealand SFF For the first time ever, the best short SFF from Aotearoa New Zealand is collected together in a single volume. This inaugural edition of the Year's Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction & Fantasy brings together the very best short speculative fiction published by Kiwi authors in 2018. Explore worlds of hope and wonder, and worlds where hope and wonder are luxuries we wasted long ago; histories given new life, and futures you might prefer to avoid. Featuring: "We Feed the Bears of Fire and Ice", by Octavia Cade (originally published in Strange Horizons) "Logistics", by A.J. Fitzwater (originally published in Clarkesworld) "The Garden", by Isabelle McNeur (originally published in Wizards in Space) "Trees", by Toni Wi (originally published in Breach) "A Most Elegant Solution", by M. Darusha Wehm (originally published in Terraform) "Mirror Mirror", by Mark English (originally published in Abyss & Apex) "A Brighter Future", by Grant Stone (originally published in Cthulhu: Land of the Long White Cloud (IFWG)) "The People Between the Silences", by Dave Moore (originally published in Landfall) "Common Denominator", by Melanie Harding-Shaw (originally published in Wild Musette Journal) "The Billows of Sarto", by Sean Monaghan (originally published in Asimov's) "The Glassblower's Peace", by James Rowland (originally published in Aurealis) "Te Ika", by J.C. Hart (originally published in Cthulhu: Land of the Long White Cloud (IFWG)) "Girls Who Do Not Drown", by Andi Buchanan (originally published in Apex)

Cthulhu  Land of the Long White Cloud Book

Cthulhu Land of the Long White Cloud


  • Author : Steve Proposch
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-01-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 192575961X

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Cthulhu Land of the Long White Cloud Excerpt :

New Zealand--Aotearoa--Land of the Long White Cloud: the island remnants of the sunken continent of Zealandia. With its boiling geysers, active volcanoes, earthquakes, deep water fjords and lush forests of fern, these are realms once home to forgotten creatures like the giant Moa bird Dinornis. But there is something else... In this collection we find an Aotearoa with the proud history, myths, and legends of the Maori, and the impacts of the white settler's later presence, and the blended society that encompasses both, but we see the shadow of other things. Herein lies the cosmic horror of the Old Ones of the Cthulhu Mythos in an anthology featuring Lovecraftian tales from some of New Zealand's finest speculative fiction writers. Stay brave. Because here there be monsters.

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand Book

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand


  • Author : Jeff Evans
  • Publisher : Oratia Media Ltd
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN 10 : 9781877514159

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Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand Excerpt :

The science and stories behind the remarkable Polynesian settlement of the South Pacific and finally New Zealand, with plentiful illustrations and maps

Cloud Cuckoo Land  Large Print Edition  Book
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Cloud Cuckoo Land Large Print Edition


  • Author : Anthony Doerr
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-09-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 1152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982189679

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Cloud Cuckoo Land Large Print Edition Excerpt :

Follows four young dreamers and outcasts through time and space, from 1453 Constantinople to the future, as they discover resourcefulness and hope amidst peril.

Hello  New Zealand  Book

Hello New Zealand


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1760760366

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The Green Branch Book

The Green Branch


  • Author : Edith Pargeter
  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Release Date : 1962
  • Genre: Great Britain
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 0751504742

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Young Harry Talvace, the son of Ralf Isambard's master-builder who raised the great church of Parfois and was put to death by his jealous patron, has grown up at the court of Llewelyn, Prince of North Wales. Deep in his heart he nurses a desire for vengence, and when Harry become innocently involved in the tragedy which strikes Llewelyn's marriage he sets out to avenge his father's death. Alone he makes his way to Parfois to challenge Isambard. But enmity can prove as complex as love, Harry discovers, as in his turn he falls under the spell of the old warrior.

Under the Long White Cloud Book

Under the Long White Cloud


  • Author : A. D. Davies
  • Publisher : Crater of the North via PublishDrive
  • Release Date : 2018-05-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 331
  • ISBN 10 : PKEY:6610000060405

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Under the Long White Cloud Excerpt :

A dead campaigner. Two grieving families. A detective partnership who cannot quit. After a turbulent couple of years, private investigator Adam Park may have finally discovered a place to settle down and pursue his desire to help those less fortunate than himself: New Zealand, the Land of the Long White Cloud. A big part of his choice to quit traveling is his new partner: long-time friend Jess, who helps tame the dark impulses that have driven him in the past. But when a client dies just days after engaging the pair, both are curious. When it starts to look a lot like suicide, the client’s estranged widow begs them to delve deeper into the man’s past. And it is a past filled with desperate actions, fake identities, and paranoia. And that paranoia brought the dead man into conflict with a major corporation. When Adam and Jess latch onto the corporation’s activities in the small mountain town of Shelly Hill, they start to ask the same questions their client did: why is a subsidiary buying up land so quickly? Why are corporate executives working closely with a brutal drugs gang? And how far will they go to protect their interests? Under the Long White Cloud takes a man trying to change and puts his resolve to the test, pushing him to the very limits of his willpower, both emotionally and physically. For a fast paced international thriller in the beautiful setting of New Zealand, pick up the sixth Adam Park novel today. ____________________________________________________________ The full Adam Park private investigator series: 1. The Dead and the Missing 2. A Desperate Paradise 3. The Shadows of Empty Men 4. Night at the George Washington Diner (novella) 5. Master the Flame 6. Under the Long White Cloud

Wildlife of Aotearoa Book

Wildlife of Aotearoa


  • Author : Gavin Bishop
  • Publisher : Puffin Books
  • Release Date : 2019-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 0143772511

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Wildlife of Aotearoa Excerpt :

A spectacular illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand's unique landscapes and its incredible wildlife by the award-winning author of Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story. Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures. In this magnificent companion volume to Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story, Gavin Bishop weaves a compelling visual narrative of our land, our people and our wildlife - past, present and future.

Wild New Zealand Book

Wild New Zealand


  • Author : Les Molloy
  • Publisher : Mit Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106011919617

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Wild New Zealand Excerpt :

Shows and describes the plants and animals found in each region of New Zealand's wilderness areas