Go girl : a storybook of epic NZ women / by Barbara Else.

By: Else, Barbara [author,, editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Auckland] : Puffin, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 207 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cmISBN: 9780143771609; 0143771604Subject(s): Women -- New Zealand -- Biography -- Children's nonfiction | Women heroes -- New Zealand -- Biography -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 305.4092293 LOC classification: HQ1865.5.Z75A3 | E57 2018
Contents:
Ahumai Te Paerata : warrior -- Beatrice Faumuina : athlete -- Beatrice Tinsley : astronomer -- Catherine Tizard : Governor-General -- Elizabeth McCombs : First woman MP -- Ella Williams : Surfer -- Farah Palmer : rugby player -- Frances Hodgkins : painter -- Georgina Beyer : politician and trailblazer -- Hayley Westenra : singer -- Helen Clark : Primer Minister -- Hūria Mātenga : shipwreck hero -- Ingrid Visser : marine biologist -- Jane Campion : Film director -- Janet Frame : writer -- Jean Batten : aviator -- Joan Wiffen : palaeontologist -- Karen Walker : fashion designer -- Kate Edger : scholar -- Kate Sheppard : suffragist -- Katherine Mansfield : writer -- Lisa King : social entrepreneur -- Lisa Tamati : runner -- Lorde : singer -- Lucy Lawless : actor and activist -- Lydia Ko : golfer -- Mai Chen : lawyer -- Margaret Cruickshank : Doctor -- Margaret Mahy : writer -- Mavis Rivers : singer -- Merata Mita : film-maker -- Michelle Dickinson : scientist -- Mira Szásy : Māori leader and activist -- Mojo Mathers : politician and activist -- Nancy Wake ; spy -- Neroli Fairhall : archer -- Parris Goebel : choreographer -- Patricia Grace : writer -- Rita Angus : painter -- Ruia Morrison : tennis player -- Selina Tusitala Marsh : poet -- Sophie Pascoe : swimmer -- Suzanne Aubert : missionary -- Suzie Moncrieff : sculptor, arts entrepreneur -- Te Puea Herangi : Māori leader -- Valerie Adams : athlete -- Whina Cooper : Māori leader and activist -- Yvette Williams : athlete -- Epic go girls through history.
Summary: "A collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. Some of the amazing women whose stories you will find in this book are Dame Whina Cooper, Janet Frame, Farah Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Kate Sheppard, Nancy Wake, Sophie Pascoe, Margaret Mahy, Lydia Ko, Merata Mita, Lorde, Rita Angus, Te Puea Herangi and many more"--Publisher information.
List(s) this item appears in: Hāwera Reading Vine | Hāwera Reading Vine - New Zealand Award Winners
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Junior Non Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Non Fiction 920 PEOPLE (Browse shelf) Available i2190206
Junior Non Fiction Stratford
Children's
Children's Non Fiction 920.72 GOG (Browse shelf) Available A00813394
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Ahumai Te Paerata : warrior -- Beatrice Faumuina : athlete -- Beatrice Tinsley : astronomer -- Catherine Tizard : Governor-General -- Elizabeth McCombs : First woman MP -- Ella Williams : Surfer -- Farah Palmer : rugby player -- Frances Hodgkins : painter -- Georgina Beyer : politician and trailblazer -- Hayley Westenra : singer -- Helen Clark : Primer Minister -- Hūria Mātenga : shipwreck hero -- Ingrid Visser : marine biologist -- Jane Campion : Film director -- Janet Frame : writer -- Jean Batten : aviator -- Joan Wiffen : palaeontologist -- Karen Walker : fashion designer -- Kate Edger : scholar -- Kate Sheppard : suffragist -- Katherine Mansfield : writer -- Lisa King : social entrepreneur -- Lisa Tamati : runner -- Lorde : singer -- Lucy Lawless : actor and activist -- Lydia Ko : golfer -- Mai Chen : lawyer -- Margaret Cruickshank : Doctor -- Margaret Mahy : writer -- Mavis Rivers : singer -- Merata Mita : film-maker -- Michelle Dickinson : scientist -- Mira Szásy : Māori leader and activist -- Mojo Mathers : politician and activist -- Nancy Wake ; spy -- Neroli Fairhall : archer -- Parris Goebel : choreographer -- Patricia Grace : writer -- Rita Angus : painter -- Ruia Morrison : tennis player -- Selina Tusitala Marsh : poet -- Sophie Pascoe : swimmer -- Suzanne Aubert : missionary -- Suzie Moncrieff : sculptor, arts entrepreneur -- Te Puea Herangi : Māori leader -- Valerie Adams : athlete -- Whina Cooper : Māori leader and activist -- Yvette Williams : athlete -- Epic go girls through history.

"A collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. Some of the amazing women whose stories you will find in this book are Dame Whina Cooper, Janet Frame, Farah Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Kate Sheppard, Nancy Wake, Sophie Pascoe, Margaret Mahy, Lydia Ko, Merata Mita, Lorde, Rita Angus, Te Puea Herangi and many more"--Publisher information.

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