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Black Sails White Rabbits

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Breaking Ranks

Three distinct stories about three distinct men, but with one thing in common - they all paid the price for standing up for what they believed. From a great writer, three great stories about conscien..

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Budapest Girl: An Immigrant Confronts the Past

A Hungarian exile of 1956 with a gift for poetry reflects on a Budapest childhood during World War Two. A complex family spanning the spectrum of Jews, peasants and urban middle class, plus the day-to..

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Case of the Missing Body

The Case of the Missing Body is the true and unusual story of Lily, who has no sense of her body. She has struggled with the effects of this her whole life. Desperate to try anything to be normal, a n..

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Charles Brasch: Journals 19451957: Part 2

This volume of Charles Brasch's journals covers the years from late 1945 to the end of 1957, when the poet and editor was aged 36 to 48. It begins with his return to New Zealand after World War II to ..

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Country Diary of a New Zealand Lady

A unique ornithological document is created in a daily diary describing the linked lives of New Zealand fauna in a still-remote part of the country. It is a rounded natural history written from an int..

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Double Whammy: Story about Beating an 'Unbeatable' Cancer
Double-Edged Sword: The Simonne Butler Story

Double-edged Sword is a survival story like no other. In 2003 Simonne Butler's violent partner, high on methamphetamine, cut off both her hands with a samurai sword. Her hands were reattached in a gro..

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Dusty Allen Rediscovered: A Neurologist's Life

THIS IS THE BIOGRAPHY OF DR I.M. ALLEN, better known as "Dusty" Allen to his colleagues. He was the first fully trained neurologist to practise in New Zealand. Allen was a controversial figure in the ..

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From Bulldozers to Ballet

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From Tiger Moths to Test Pilot

After gaining his Private Pilots Licence on Tiger Moths he tried to join the RNZAF for pilot training. He was rejected and caught the next available boat to England to join the RAF. He won the award ..

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Geoff Murphy - A Life on Film: I'm Taking This Bloody Car to Invercargill

The majorly entertaining memoir from a major entertainer - Geoff 'Goodbye Pork Pie' Murphy tells it like it really was in this director's cut of his life and times. "I'm taking this bloody car to Inve..

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Give a Man a Horse

New and fully updated edition of the classic biography of Sir Patrick Hogan and his legendary Camrbidge Stud, home of champion thoroughbreds Sir Tristram and Zabeel. 'My passion for the thoroughbred ..

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Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Book and Plush Gift Set

Even the roughest, toughest readers will want to turn off their engines and snuggle up with this sweet and soothing story. This mini hardcover edition of the international bestseller (four years and c..

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Hasten with Care: the story of a pioneer family

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Horse Whisperer

Andrew Froggatt has special skills as a horse whisperer: he can train the wildest horse, and he's worked with thousands over the years, from wild, untouched horses through to top level show horses and..

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How Bizarre: Pauly Fuemana and the Song That Stormed the World

Pauly Fuemana of the group Otara Millionaires Club (OMC) was the charismatic singer and creator, with producer Alan Jansson, of the hit record How Bizarre. After the record's release in 1995 it storme..

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Island Nurses: Stories of Birth, Life and Death on Remote Great Barrier Island

Leonie Howie and Adele Robertson live and work on remote Great Barrier Island-so called because it faces the full brunt of the wild Pacific weather and acts as a barrier for the mainland about 100 kil..

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Jake Bailey: What Cancer Taught Me

'None of us get out of life alive, so be gallant, be great, be gracious, and be grateful for the opportunities you have.' Jake Bailey's inspirational end-of-year speech as Head Boy at Christchurch Bo..

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Jet Project: A 600-Day Global Ed-Venture with My Son

For anyone who has ever thought about taking their children to see the world, here are the experiences and travel tips of a mother and son who spent nearly two years on an amazing global adventure. A..

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Katherine Mansfield - The Early Years

Focusing on the first 20 years of Katherine Mansfield's life, from her birth in 1888 to her final departure from New Zealand in 1908, this biography reveals the importance of Mansfield's childhood and..

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Lecretia's Choice: A Story of Love, Death and the Law

A successful young lawyer in Wellington, Lecretia Seales met and fell in love with Matt Vickers in 2003. In Lecretia's Choice, Matt tells the story of their life together, and how it changed when his ..

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Mansfield and Me: A Graphic Memoir

Katherine Mansfield is a literary giant in New Zealand-but she had to leave the country to become one. She wrote, 'Oh to be a writer, a real writer.' And a real writer she was, until she died at age 3..

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Margaret Malcolm

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My Father's Island

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Never Put All Your Eggs in One Bastard: A Memoir

Funny, passionate, outrageous and honest, this is a memoir about travel, house renovations, food, music, men and change. 'I've escaped more houses than I've said Hail Marys.' Peta Mathias has been ma..

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One Girl One Dream

The amazing autobiographical account of the youngest ever solo circumnavigation of the Earth. If you want to see the other side of the world, you can do two things: turn the world upside down, or tra..

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One Girl One Dream

Aged just 14, New Zealand-born Laura Dekker defied the authorities and braved the open oceans to realise her dream of becoming the youngest ever sailor to circumnavigate the Earth. When she finished t..

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Road No Good

What happens when a young New Zealand woman feels the need to escape the online reality that is her life and goes in search of 'real' life experience in poverty-stricken Vanuatu? Bridget Isichei want..

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Robert Burns: Poet and Revolutionist

Harry Holland (1868-1933), militant socialist and the NZ Labour Party's first leader, mixed politics with a passion for poetry. He loved the works of Burns, and drew on his life and verse as inspirati..

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Saving Donkey

Known as a master storyteller by all who meet him on the road, Peter High (aka Donkey) spins a lively tale about the twists and turns of life, about what makes him tick - and about encounters with a m..

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Secret Diary of Charlotte Gatland: It Was 1847, and This Is Her True Teenage Life Story...

AT 19 YEARS OLD SHE PARTIED WITH LONDON SOCIETY, STRUCK GOLD IN CALIFORNIA, AND FOUGHT TRAGEDY, DESTITUTION AND DANGER TO CARVE A FUTURE IN PIONEER NEW ZEALAND. IT WAS 1847, AND THIS IS HER TRUE TEENA..

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Small Blue Thing: Life on the Spectrum

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Taken: The Inspirational True Story of One Mother's Epic Win Against Social Services

SHE FOUGHT THE LAW, AND THE LAW LOST Sue O'Callaghan was one of us. Just an ordinary mum, living an ordinary life, in a nice house with her husband and family. Ordinary, that is, until the day her hus..

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The Exiles of Asbestos Cottage

Chaffey appeared, out of the mountains, the mists behind him, to take her back on the incredible journey and destination, like some fated ancient Greek led numb and almost stunned mentally through an ..

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This Explains Everything

Richard von Sturmer is one of New Zealand's most versatile artists. He has written hit pop songs, acted in a famous feature film, made his own movies, published acclaimed books of poetry and prose, an..

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To the Summit

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Untamed : The Extraordinary Adventures of the Swazi Man

Viewers will know him as the guy with guns, tusks, furs and other weird stuff who pops up on Border Patrol from time to time. He's Davey Hughes, the founder of Swazi Outdoor Clothing, and this is his ..

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Walking Stick Tree: A Memoir on Arthritis

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What Abi Taught Us: A Mother's Struggle to Come to Terms with Her Daughter's Death

Lucy Hone's beloved 12-year-old daughter Abi was killed in 2013 in a devastating car accident in Canterbury that also claimed the lives of Abi's friend Ella and Ella's mother Sally...Lucy works in the..

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What Does the Sea Sound Like?: Memoirs of a Coda (Child of Deaf Adults)

Evie Mahoney is a CODA, a Child Of Deaf Adults, raised in Auckland, New Zealand. She is the eldest of six hearing children. Being first born her early life was mainly in a deaf environment and she wa..

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Wild Side: Betrayal. Grief. Meth-Addiction. Paranormal Activity. Redemption.

There is hope for the addicts, the rebels, and the broken-hearted. Sitting in prison on a raft of charges including kidnapping, guns, drugs and counterfeiting was very different to the scenario Janet ..

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Woman in the Wilderness: A Story of Survival, Love & Self-Discovery in New Zealand

It tells how one woman learned to dig deep and push the boundaries in order to discover what really matters in life...Miriam is a young Dutch woman living in the heart of the mountains with her New Ze..

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