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This book is a celebration of 50 New Zealanders who are extraordinary in their own fields, both locally and internationally. The book captures them through truly amazing photographs and is something to cherish and draw strength from.
The book profiles 17 of New Zealand’s top female sporting athletes, coaches and administrators providing an in-depth view of their remarkable feats. Readers will enjoy these inspirational stories about Kiwi sportswomen.
This book delves into the life of one of New Zealand’s most successful athletes and Paralympians to date.
Valerie Adams’ story is one of struggle, dedication and an incredible single-mindedness to become one of the great sporting champions in New Zealand. In this book she talks of her early life and what it’s like to achieve at the very highest level.
This memoir tells of a young Polynesian girl who grew up in New Zealand and went on to conquer the hip hop world. Parris Goebel shares her extraordinary story with us in this amazing book.
This book details the events surrounding Lydia Bradey’s historic feat and tells of a woman propelled to become one of the greatest female high-altitude adventurers of recent times.
A new and important biography of Sir Edmund Hillary that breaks new ground among previous accounts of his life to reveal the humanity of this remarkable man.
This is the story of Mark Todd’s life as it progressed from dairy farmer to world renowned sportsman and reveals his fierce determination, discipline, and personal sacrifice that lie behind his calm exterior.
A high-flying athlete who is grounded by remarkable selflessness, Moana Hope is an inspiration for women and girls everywhere. My Way is her story.
In this book we read of one man’s wonderment with the ocean, its creatures and ecology. Although holding most of the world’s free diving records, William Trubridge talks of his own dharma and discipline, motivation and mental toughness here.
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