Student Publications

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  • Matariki Collection

    $49.75$124.75 + GST

    In art and writing, young people from schools across Auckland share stories of family, of special places, of proud moments, of loved ones passed, and dreams for the future. All inspired by the stars of Matariki. Read them and be inspired too. Mānawatia a Matariki! There are five books in the Matariki collection:

    • Star Dreaming
    • Taku Toi Kahurangi
    • He Moana Kirikā (bilingual)
    • Ngā Roimata Tioata (bilingual)
    • Star Dance

     

  • Awakeri

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Awakeri is a wetland area of boardwalks, green spaces, and waterways in Takaanini, South Auckland.

    Children of Kauri Flats School, right next to Awakeri, have created a book about the wetlands. Working with teacher-writer, David Riley, the young people share stories and art celebrating their very own natural reserve.

    “Put your hand in the water and feel it flow right through your hand.” (Saanvi)

    “Our grandchildren attend the school and one of them, wrote a piece for the book. We have come to visit from the UK and are very impressed by what is taking place at this site. I will pass on the information about the project to others visiting NZ who might like to see it. Biodiversity net gain is now a very big issue for U.K. developers, with 10% net gain about to be made compulsory under the Environment Act 2021. Many thanks, Brian.

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  • Believe, Become, Inspire

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Students from Kedgley Intermediate worked with teacher-author David Riley to tell stories of the inspirational alumni who have attended their school. Believe, Become, Inspire features profiles of Auckland’s mayor, Phil Goff, former Black Ferns captain, Fiao’o Fa’amausili, rugby league legend, Jason Taumalolo, as well as business people, artists, activists and lots more achievers who got their start at the famous South Auckland school.

     

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  • He Moana Kirikā – Ocean Fever

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Nana, why are pāua shells so colourful?’

    ‘Dad, why do kina have spiky shells?’

    ‘Uncle, how come starfish can’t walk?’

     

    Have your children ever asked you tricky questions like that? Well don’t worry whānau – Manurewa West School has the answers!

    He Moana Kirikā will tell you why kina shells are so spiky, why stingrays fly in the water and where Tangaroa got all his friends from.

    It’s a book of origin stories written by children, for children. The book is written in Māori and English and features art by children too.

    Read He Moana Kirikā today, be the family expert tomorrow!

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  • Hood Heroes
    Episode 1: Flat Bush School

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Death Pig is causing havoc at the Toa Samoa Parade. Burnout is smashing up Rainbow’s End. Professor Skull thinks he can ruin a family cricket game.

    Oh no! Is this the end of life as we know it?

    Nah … Ōtara children know what to do!
    Find out how in Hood Heroes Episode 1: Flat Bush School.

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  • In My DNA

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Ten young people from Pacific Advance Secondary School worked with teacher-author David Riley to share stories of the people, cultures and places that make them who they are, bring them joy and inspire them to be excellent.

    ‘I appreciate those cultural teachings because theyre part of my DNA … I will always remember what my grandma taught me, wherever I go.’ (Christian Faimalo)

     

     

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  • Ko Au Ko e Tama Niue

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    I can’t wait to go back to Niue and learn more about my culture and my people.’ (Abigail Ikiua)

    Fourteen Niue young people worked with teacher-writer David Riley, to bring you this book – Ko Au Ko e Tama Niue. The stories they’ve written demonstrate their immense pride in being Niue. You’ll read about a beloved ancestor, swimming in Niue, fishing with Grandpa, how to make a kahoa, and their love for their language, dance and culture! Come and share the beauty of Niue culture with them. Oue tulou!

     

     

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  • Mighty!

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    I’m proud of myself because I don’t give up (Loleni).

    I’m proud of Mum because she helps me with my homework (Alisha).

    I’m proud of my school for teaching us cool stuff (Georgia).

     

    What makes you proud?

    Room 22 at Māngere Central School teamed up with David Riley of the Oceania Literacy Trust to make this book inspired by that question.

    We hope their thoughts make you feel proud too!

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  • Never Fallen

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    “wildflowers growing where nobody planted them
    and the smell of citrus lemon from my tree
    and my stomach grumbling for Vietnamese mooncakes …”
    Linh Pham

    Never Fallen is a celebration of West Auckland. It’s told by children from Colwill School who have written with love about the streets they grew up in and live on.

    It’s a book about the people, landmarks, and memories that make living here something to be proud of.

  • Ngā Roimata Tioata

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Tuhia ai i te reo Māori me te reo Ingarihi, he pukapuka i whakaawetia e ngā whetū o Matariki. Mā
    roto mai i ngā mahi toi me ngā tuhinga kōrero, ka whakapuakina e ngā rangatahi o Te Kura o
    Manurewa ki te Uru i ngā pūrākau o ō rātou whānau, ō rātou māharahara mō te taiao, te hunga e
    aroha nuitia ana kua riro, me ō rātou wawata mō te anamata.

    Ngā Roimata Tioata – Crystal Tears is a book written in te reo Māori and English, inspired by the stars of Matariki. In art and writing, young people from Manurewa West School in Auckland share stories of family, their concern for the environment, loved ones passed, and their aspirations for the future.

    Take a look inside and be inspired too. Mānawatia a Matariki!

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  • Rotuma ‘Otou Hanuạ Pumue

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Gou fakmaniȧk gou le’ Rotumet ‘e Niu Sirgi! I’m proud to be a Rotuman in New Zealand!  (Evana Samisoni)

    Nine Rotuman young people worked with teacher-writer David Riley, to bring you this book – Rotuma ‘Otou Hanu Pumue.

    The stories they’ve written demonstrate their immense pride in being Rotuman. You’ll read about a beloved grandmother and her tefui, a first trip to Rotuma, gardening with Dad, how to make fekei, and their love for their language, dance, culture and stories!

    Come and share the beauty of Rotuman culture with them.

  • Stand Your Ground

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    “In Iraq we are taught to be brave and always stand your ground.” (Marcella Mousses)

    In Stand Your Ground young writers from Sancta Maria College in Auckland worked with teacher-writer, David Riley, to share what it means to be a young person in Aotearoa today.

    The authors write about family, about culture, and about the special moments in their lives that make them feel proud.

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  • Star Dance

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Star Dance is a book inspired by the stars of Matariki.

    In art and writing, young people from Kedgley Intermediate School in Auckland share stories of family, their concern for the environment, loved ones passed, and their aspirations for the future.

    Mānawatia a Matariki!

  • Star Dreaming

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Star Dreaming is a book inspired by the stars of Matariki.

    In art and writing, young people from Sylvia Park School in Auckland share stories of family, of special places, of proud moments, of loved ones passed, and dreams for the future.

    Take a look inside and be inspired too.

    Mānawatia a Matariki!

     

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  • Taku Toi Kahurangi

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    Taku Toi Kahurangi (my precious jewel) is a book inspired by the stars of Matariki.

    In art and writing, young people from St Francis Catholic School in Auckland share stories of family, special places, proud moments, loved ones passed, and their aspirations for the future.

    Take a look inside and be inspired too.

    Mānawatia a Matariki!

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  • The Streets
    A celebration of Mt Wellington

    $9.95$24.95 + GST

    “Thunderous siren jams earthquake a three-story house in the golden-flecked midday.”

     A.J.Tuuaga Rangi

    The Streets is a celebration of Mt Wellington. It’s told by children from Bailey Road School who have written with love about the streets they grew up in and live on.

    It’s a book about the people, landmarks, and memories that make living here something to be proud of.

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