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Snowflakes in the Wind

by Rita Bradshaw
When 9 year-old Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy, Abby takes her younger brother and runs, only to discover that in a place of refuge is someone who wishes her harm.

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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

This brand-new edition covers more than a century of movie history packed with film profiles, directors, actors, plot summary and little known-facts.

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Radio Girls

by Sarah-Jane Stratford
A fascinating historical read of the early days of the BBC, as seen through the eyes of Maisie Musgrave, with debates about women in the workplace, Nazi plots, and historical figures.

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The Black Key

by Amy Ewing
After fighting so hard to escape the Jewel, Violet must do everything in her power to return not only to save her sister, but also the future of the Lone City.

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London: a Travel Guide Through Time

by Dr Matthew Green
Step back in time and discover the sights, sounds and smells of London through the ages in this enthralling journey into the capital's rich, teeming and occasionally hazardous past.

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Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas

by Eric Fischl and Michael Stone
Renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating biography; a searing exploration of his coming of age as an artist, and his search for a fresh narrative style.

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National Aquarium of New Zealand

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Kennedy Park Resort Napier

We are Hawkes Bay's premier holiday accommodation park providing an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained.
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Parklands Residential Estate

Located in the Art Deco city of Napier. We have worked closely with our builders to promote and develop high quality housing within an open-aspect environment.
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Napier City Council

For Napier City residents and citizens to have easy access to see what council are currently working on, completed, what they do, facilities, and council information.
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Napier Municipal Theatre

Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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Napier Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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Napier Aquatic Centre

Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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MTG Hawke's Bay

Comprising a Museum, Theatre and Gallery - MTG is home to a significant collection of objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions, a world-class research facility and the MTG Theatre.
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William Colenso

Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research.
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The Faraday Centre

The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
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Napier i-SITE Visitor Centre

Visit the Napier i-SITE to find out more about what is happening in Hawkes Bay, from events, activities and accommodation.
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Par2 MiniGolf

Come to Par2 MiniGolf and meet Seamore the Seagull at our sea-side minigolf courses. Challenge your friends and family for a round.
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