• ‘THE FIRST KIWI CHRISTMAS’

    This delightfully illustrated story designed for 4-7 year olds will make a great gift this Christmas. It takes us back to December 1814. It is nearly Christmas time and a boat is riding the waves toward the top of Aotearoa New Zealand. There is no Santa Claus or reindeer in this story. Instead there is an invitation based on trust, a hui, a story, and friendship — along with some excitable horses and impatient cows. Find out how Maori and a group of early invited settlers celebrated Aotearoa New Zealand’s first Christmas. PRE-ORDER for Christmas.  Delivery November 2019 ISBN: 978-0-9941396-3-4
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    Te Rerenga - The Pathway Paki Series 3 - The Treaty of Waitangi
    Series three follows the events leading up to, during and following the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. This is New Zealand’s untold story. ISBN: 978-0-9941396-1-0  
  • Wīremu Tāmihana Tarapīpipi the King Maker

    Tarapīpipi is a man of peace.  He has tried to stand in the gap between Māori and Pākehā, but his land is being taken and armies continue to advance toward him. The screams of his people have been heard rising from the smoke and ashes. Will this be an end of Tarapīpipi’s vow to always be a friend to the Pākehā? ISBN: 978-0-9941085-3-1 Get all five books in the set — The Chronicles of Paki Series Two HERE. Save over 30%
  • Octavius Hadfield the Friend of the Tangata Whenua

    Octavius Hadfield clutches his heaving stomach as the ship lurches from side to side. The storm threatens the life of both the livestock and the sailors as they sail towards the South Pacific. Octavius Hadfield doesn't expect to live long because of his ill health, but he doesn't expect to die at sea before he even arrives at his destination — New Zealand. ISBN: 978-0-9922571-9-4 Get all five books in the set - The Chronicles of Paki Series Two HERE. Save over 30%
  • Te Whiwhi, Katu and Te Wai Pounamu

    Many fights are taking place between Māori of different iwi. Many people are being killed and families destroyed. How can the violence end? Can the journey of two brave Māori men make a difference? ISBN: 978-0-9941085-2-4 Get all five books in the set - The Chronicles of Paki Series Two HERE. Save over 30%
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    Series two traces some of the extraordinary efforts made by both missionaries and Māori to resolve conflicts in the early years of our bicultural history. In this series, children will learn about people, both Māori and Pākehā, who attempted to live by the most selfless of standards even in the midst of very difficult circumstances.  Each story has been checked by known historians and relevant Iwi. As a point of interest, in these stories children will discover how many Māori embraced Christian values (including forgiveness and peace) at a level that was far higher than that of the colonial armies and those settlers who oppressed them. This is New Zealand’s untold story. ISBN: 978-0-9941085-4-8  
  • Ngākuku, Tārore and the Little Book

    Great changes have come to the heart of the warrior Chief Ngākuku. He has learned the way of peace. But a huge tragedy is about to overwhelm his family. Will he hold fast to this new way of living or will he go back to the old ways? ISBN: 978-0-9941085-1-7 Get all five books in the set - The Chronicles of Paki Series Two HERE. Save over 30%
  • Henry Williams the Peacemaker

    Sickened by war, Henry Williams turns his back on a career in the English Navy. He dedicates his life to the native people of New Zealand only to find them at war. Now he finds himself standing in defence of his home with his own family at risk. A threat is being made to burn his house down. Will they survive? Will Henry Williams be able to make a difference in this new country? ISBN: 978-0-9941085-0-0 Get all five books in the set - The Chronicles of Paki Series Two HERE. Save over 30%
  • Patuone the Peacemaker Book four of five. A Wesleyan mission station in Northland has been raided causing the missionaries to flee for their lives. A Māori war party is moving through the bush towards them bringing a new danger. Chief Patuone has a decision to make – kill the white people or follow the new message that is coming to Aotearoa. ISBN: 978-0-9922571-5-6 Get all five books in the set - The Chronicles of Paki Series One HERE. Save over 30%
  • Elizabeth Colenso - the Teacher Book five of five. Born to missionary parents Elizabeth knew what the life of a missionary would be like. Blessed with the resilience and fortitude to accept the huge workload and challenges she would have to face, Elizabeth forged ahead, teaching Māori not only in her classroom lessons and but in the example of her life as well.  Unbeknown to her she was also pioneering the role of women in the workplace. ISBN: 978-0-9922571-6-3 Get all five books in the set - The Chronicles of Paki Series One HERE. Save over 30%
  • Te Pahi - The Adventurer Book two of five. When Chief Te Pahi met Samuel Marsden on a visit to Australia in 1805, a new relationship began between Māori and missionaries. Te Pahi was impressed with all the new things he learnt, but one day he heard something he thought was very wrong. He knew he had to speak up. ISBN: 978-0-9922571-3-2 Get all five books in the set — The Chronicles of Paki Series One HERE. Save over 30%
  • Ruatara - and the New Beginning Book three of five. Ruatara loves adventure. The young man from the chiefly line of Ngapuhi can’t wait to set sail for England to meet the King. It’s an adventure that will nearly cost him his life, and which will bring about enormous changes in his country... ISBN: 978-0-9922571-4-9 Get all five books in the set - The Chronicles of Paki Series One HERE. Save over 30%
  • Te Pōwhiri - The Welcome A new relationship is beginning between two extremely different cultures. It's a relationship that will be tested to its very limits. There will be uncertainty, hostility, injustice, hope and promise. Take a glimpse at New Zealand's early history from Captain Cook's visit in 1769 to when Māori invite missionaries to live amongst them in 1814. It's an exciting history - it's our history. ISBN: 978-0-9922571-7-0 Get all five books in the set - The Chronicles of Paki Series One HERE. Save over 30%