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In writing about the lives of her parents, the author reveals the intermix of societal traditions and Christian teachings in Tonga.
This book lists the names of these men with their military details, family information, awards, and their deaths. Photographs, an overview of their service and a chronology of events are also given.
Sione Poilangi Paea, in his first book, presents his inspirational life story. This is an uplifting tale of victory over hardship, in which you witness Paea accomplish a number of achievements by the tender age of twenty-one.
Tongan Heroes tells the inspirational stories of achievers who have Tongan ancestry. It includes legends like Muni and Kavaoanu; historical figures like Queen Salote Tupou III; and recent heroes like Manu Vatuvei, Jonah Lomu and Dr Konai Helu Thaman.
Sandra Kailahi has interviewed 20 Pacific women that have worked tirelessly within the New Zealand community to better the lives of their peoples.
Ten years after he played his final match for the All Blacks, Jonah Lomu remained the most recognisable rugby face on the planet. In this biography, Jonah talked about the highs and lows of that last decade with candour and honesty.
Valerie Adams is without question the greatest field athlete New Zealand has ever produced - and, if you're looking for confirmation of that fact, you need only scan the shot putter's astonishing list of achievements.
A book documenting the ongoing struggles of Tongan women in the Pacific Islands to describe their understanding of God in their own words and experiences, and to be recognised as having a legitimate place within the discipleship of the Church.
For the first time Oklahoma City Thunder centre Steven Adams shares the story behind his meteoric rise to become one of the most exciting players in the NBA and New Zealand's highest paid sportsperson.
Bi-racial police officer Gideon Thompson comes to understand and appreciate his Tongan roots when he falls in love with Tilisa Tokelau, a beautiful teacher with a heart as big as the island her people came from.
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