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Kiwi heroes : 50 courageous New Zealanders / Bronwyn Sell.

By: Sell, Bronwyn, 1974-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen and Unwin, 2010Description: 239 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781877505034 (pbk.) :; 9781877505034 (pbk.); 187750503X (pbk.).Other title: Kiwi heroes : fifty courageous New Zealanders.Subject(s): Heroes -- New Zealand -- Biography | Courage -- New Zealand | Social reformers -- New Zealand -- Biography | Disasters -- New Zealand | Accidents -- New Zealand | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Biography | Role models -- New Zealand | New Zealand -- Biography | New Zealand -- History -- BiographyDDC classification: 920.093
Contents:
Huria Matenga -- Hemi Matenga -- wreck of the Delaware (Nelson) -- Hohapeta Kahupuku -- Frank Worsely -- Shackeltons expedition -- Arthur Bell -- Cyril Ellis -- John Holman -- William Inglis -- Tangiwai disaster -- William Galloway -- Alan Pain -- John Ross -- Alun Williams -- Wahine disaster -- Royd Kennedy firefighter-- Jacinda Amey -- John Funnell -- Campbell Island white shark attack -- Brian Pickering -- George the terrier (Manaia) -- Tony McClean -- Elim Christian College canyoning disaster in Mangatepopo Gorge -- Hone Heke -- Flagpole at Kororareka/Russell -- -- William Malone -- Gallipoli -- Leslie Averill -- Le Quesnoy World War I -- Eric Griffiths -- Doug Jolly -- Geoffrey Cox -- Spanish Civil War -- Sir Keith Park -- Battle of Britain -- Charles Upham (V.C.)-- Nancy Wake -- French Resistance -- Willie Apiata -- SAS Afghanistan conflict -- Mary Ann Colclough -- Kate Sheppard -- Women's suffrage -- Ettie Rout -- Contraception and protection of troops from sexually transmitted diseases during WWI -- David Low (Cartoonist) -- Sir Edmund Hillary -- Justice Peter Mahon -- Erebus disaster -- Erebus Inquiry -- Phillidia Bunkle -- Sandra Coney -- Clare Matheson -- National Womens cervical cancer scandal -- Cartwright Inquiry -- David Lange -- Marilyn Waring -- New Zealand anti-nuclear movement -- Fred Hollows -- Eye surgery -- Hollows Foundation -- Te Whiti o Rongomai -- Parihaka -- Richard Henry -- Conservation attempts in Fiordland Kiwi and Kakapo populations --Archibald Baxter -- Pacifists -- Conscientious objectors World War I -- Mark Briggs -- Garfield Todd (Prime minister of Southern Rhodesia) -- Zimbabwe -- Whina Cooper -- Maori Land March -- Ken Gray -- Graham Mourie -- Bruce Robertson -- Trevor Richards -- 1981 Springbok Tour.
Rescuers : Huria Matenga -- Hemi Matenga -- Hohapeta Kahupuku -- Frank Worsley -- Arthur Bell -- Cyril Ellis -- John Holman -- William Inglis -- William Galloway -- Alan Pain -- John Ross -- Alun Williams -- Royd Kennedy -- Jacinda Amey -- John Funnell -- Brian Pickering -- George the terrier --Tony McClean -- Warriors : Hone Heke -- William Malone -- Leslie Averill -- Eric Griffiths -- Doug Jolly -- Geoffrey Cox -- Sir Keith Park -- Charles Upham -- Nancy Wake -- Willie Apiata -- Crusaders : Mary Ann Colclough -- Kate Sheppard -- Ettie Rout -- David Low -- Sir Edmund Hillary -- Justice Peter Mahon -- Phillida Bunkle -- Sandra Coney -- Clare Matheson -- David Lange -- Marilyn Waring -- Fred Hollows -- Idealists : Te Whiti o Rongomai -- Richard Henry -- Archibald Baxter -- Mark Briggs -- Garfield Todd -- Whina Cooper -- Ken Gray -- Graham Mourie -- Bruce Robertson -- Trevor Richards.
Huria Matenga -- Hemi Matenga -- Hohapeta Kahupuku -- Frank Worsley -- Arthur Bell -- Cyril Ellis -- John Holman -- William Inglis -- William Galloway -- Alan Pain -- John Ross -- Alun Williams -- Royd Kennedy -- Jacinda Amey -- John Funnell -- Brian Pickering -- George the terrier -- Tony McClean -- Hone Heke -- William Malone -- Leslie Averill -- Eric Griffiths -- Doug Jolly -- Geoffrey Cox -- Sir Keith Park -- Charles Upham -- Nancy Wake -- Willie Apiata -- Mary Ann Colclough -- Kate Sheppard -- Ettie Rout -- David Low -- Sir Edmund Hillary -- Justice Peter Mahon -- Phillida Bunkle -- Sandra Coney -- Clare Matheson -- David Lange -- Marilyn Waring -- Fred Hollows -- Te Whiti o Rongomai -- Richard Henry -- Archibald Baxter -- Mark Briggs -- Garfield Todd -- Whina Cooper -- Ken Gray -- Graham Mourie -- Bruce Robertson -- Trevor Richards.
Includes bibliographical references.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237).
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Tells the fascinating stories of some of the bravest people New Zealand has produced - each of whom have put the good of others before their own.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237).

Huria Matenga -- Hemi Matenga -- wreck of the Delaware (Nelson) -- Hohapeta Kahupuku -- Frank Worsely -- Shackeltons expedition -- Arthur Bell -- Cyril Ellis -- John Holman -- William Inglis -- Tangiwai disaster -- William Galloway -- Alan Pain -- John Ross -- Alun Williams -- Wahine disaster -- Royd Kennedy firefighter-- Jacinda Amey -- John Funnell -- Campbell Island white shark attack -- Brian Pickering -- George the terrier (Manaia) -- Tony McClean -- Elim Christian College canyoning disaster in Mangatepopo Gorge -- Hone Heke -- Flagpole at Kororareka/Russell -- -- William Malone -- Gallipoli -- Leslie Averill -- Le Quesnoy World War I -- Eric Griffiths -- Doug Jolly -- Geoffrey Cox -- Spanish Civil War -- Sir Keith Park -- Battle of Britain -- Charles Upham (V.C.)-- Nancy Wake -- French Resistance -- Willie Apiata -- SAS Afghanistan conflict -- Mary Ann Colclough -- Kate Sheppard -- Women's suffrage -- Ettie Rout -- Contraception and protection of troops from sexually transmitted diseases during WWI -- David Low (Cartoonist) -- Sir Edmund Hillary -- Justice Peter Mahon -- Erebus disaster -- Erebus Inquiry -- Phillidia Bunkle -- Sandra Coney -- Clare Matheson -- National Womens cervical cancer scandal -- Cartwright Inquiry -- David Lange -- Marilyn Waring -- New Zealand anti-nuclear movement -- Fred Hollows -- Eye surgery -- Hollows Foundation -- Te Whiti o Rongomai -- Parihaka -- Richard Henry -- Conservation attempts in Fiordland Kiwi and Kakapo populations --Archibald Baxter -- Pacifists -- Conscientious objectors World War I -- Mark Briggs -- Garfield Todd (Prime minister of Southern Rhodesia) -- Zimbabwe -- Whina Cooper -- Maori Land March -- Ken Gray -- Graham Mourie -- Bruce Robertson -- Trevor Richards -- 1981 Springbok Tour.

1. Rescuers : Huria Matenga -- Hemi Matenga -- Hohapeta Kahupuku -- Frank Worsley -- Arthur Bell -- Cyril Ellis -- John Holman -- William Inglis -- William Galloway -- Alan Pain -- John Ross -- Alun Williams -- Royd Kennedy -- Jacinda Amey -- John Funnell -- Brian Pickering -- George the terrier --Tony McClean -- 2. Warriors : Hone Heke -- William Malone -- Leslie Averill -- Eric Griffiths -- Doug Jolly -- Geoffrey Cox -- Sir Keith Park -- Charles Upham -- Nancy Wake -- Willie Apiata -- 3. Crusaders : Mary Ann Colclough -- Kate Sheppard -- Ettie Rout -- David Low -- Sir Edmund Hillary -- Justice Peter Mahon -- Phillida Bunkle -- Sandra Coney -- Clare Matheson -- David Lange -- Marilyn Waring -- Fred Hollows -- 4. Idealists : Te Whiti o Rongomai -- Richard Henry -- Archibald Baxter -- Mark Briggs -- Garfield Todd -- Whina Cooper -- Ken Gray -- Graham Mourie -- Bruce Robertson -- Trevor Richards.

Huria Matenga -- Hemi Matenga -- Hohapeta Kahupuku -- Frank Worsley -- Arthur Bell -- Cyril Ellis -- John Holman -- William Inglis -- William Galloway -- Alan Pain -- John Ross -- Alun Williams -- Royd Kennedy -- Jacinda Amey -- John Funnell -- Brian Pickering -- George the terrier -- Tony McClean -- Hone Heke -- William Malone -- Leslie Averill -- Eric Griffiths -- Doug Jolly -- Geoffrey Cox -- Sir Keith Park -- Charles Upham -- Nancy Wake -- Willie Apiata -- Mary Ann Colclough -- Kate Sheppard -- Ettie Rout -- David Low -- Sir Edmund Hillary -- Justice Peter Mahon -- Phillida Bunkle -- Sandra Coney -- Clare Matheson -- David Lange -- Marilyn Waring -- Fred Hollows -- Te Whiti o Rongomai -- Richard Henry -- Archibald Baxter -- Mark Briggs -- Garfield Todd -- Whina Cooper -- Ken Gray -- Graham Mourie -- Bruce Robertson -- Trevor Richards.

Includes bibliographical references.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237).

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