Join us and Penguin NZ to celebrate the launch of PATU, written and illustrated by the legendary Gavin Bishop. This large-format, stunning visual history of the New Zealand Wars of the 1800s, is essential reading for young and old alike.
All welcome, refreshments provided. Arrive from 5.30pm for a 6pm start.
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ABOUT THE BOOK:
Discover the key people, perspectives and battles of the New Zealand Wars in this powerfully told and richly illustrated visual history by Gavin Bishop.
Auē! Te mamae!
Navigate the defining moments of the wars, visit the battle sites and explore the sweeping change that took place in Aotearoa during the 19th century.
Guiding readers through the bitter armed clashes over land and sovereignty, PATU is an essential book for every home, school and library.
A stunning large format hardback, complete with foldout maps of key pā, villages and battle sites, this is a book to engross children and adults, bringing to life a complex period of Aotearoa’s past that has urgent relevance for our present and future.