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100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa

Simon Morton is a Wellington-based broadcaster and presenter best known for his TV ONE show 'Why We Buy' and his Radio New Zealand National series 'This Way Up'. Riria Hotere (Ngati Maniapoto and Te A..

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100 days That Mapped a Nation, The

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After the Treaty: The Settler State, Race Relations & the Exercise of Power in Colonial New Zealand

The essays in After the Treaty explore themes ranging from contem-porary interpretation of the Treaty of Waitangi and subsequent interactions between settlerdom and Maori, through the troubled afterma..

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ANZAC Experience: New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War: 2016
Ask That Mountain : The Story of Parihaka

Parihaka has become a byword for Maori refusal to yield land, culture and dignity to New Zealand's colonial government. Well after the end of the New Zealand Wars, the people of this small settlement ..

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Barker's of Geraldine

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Beneath the Takitimus: A Hundred Years on Redcliff Station
Between Worlds

'Vivid, convincing and utterly memorable.'-Michael King, North & SouthAnne Salmond's extraordinary Between Worlds begins with the arrival of Cook's second expedition in 1773 and takes the story throug..

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Big Smoke: New Zealand Cities, 1840-1920

The pursuit of city life is one of the most important untold stories of New Zealand. The Big Smoke is the first comprehensive history to tell this story, presenting a dynamic and highly illustrated ac..

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Braided River: Migration and the Personal Essay: 2019

The Braided River explores contemporary migration to New Zealand through an examination of 200 personal essays written by 37 migrants from 20 different countries, spanning all ages and life stages. Th..

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Broken Decade, The: Prosperity, Depression and Recovery in New Zealand, 1928-39

The Depression of the 1930s was a defining period in New Zealand history. It had its own vocabulary swaggers and sugarbags, relief work and sustenance, the Queen Street riots and special constables ..

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Buying The Land, Selling The Land : Governments & Maori Land,  North Island 1865 - 1921
BWB Text: First Migration

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City at the Centre: The History of Palmerston North

A RICHLY ILLUSTRATED HISTORY CELEBRATING 150 YEARS. City at the Centre tells the story of a small town carved out of the bush that once cloaked the Manawatu plains, whose growth was driven by the rail..

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City Possessed   Christchurch Civic Creche Case

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Cleansing the Colony: Transporting Convicts from New Zealand to Van Diemen's Land

Everyone knows Australia was once a penal colony, but few realize that New Zealand prisoners were sent there. During the mid-nineteenth century at least 110 people were transported from New Zealand to..

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Concise History of New Zealand 2E

New Zealand was the last major landmass, other than Antarctica, to be settled by humans. The story of this rugged and dynamic land is beautifully narrated, from its origins in Gondwana some 80 million..

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Cook Voyage Encounters, The

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Cook's Ark: Animals that sailed with James Cook

Cook's Ark is a fascinating account of the animals that sailed with Captain James Cook to the South Pacific, with particular reference to New Zealand. It offers a novel insight into an aspect of Cook..

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Dam Dwellers: End of an Era

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Dark Island, The

From 1906 to 1925 Quail Island was the site of New Zealand's leprosy colony. The colony began by accident, as it were, after the discovery of a leprosy sufferer in Christchurch. As further patients ar..

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Dead Letters: Censorship and subversion in New Zealand 1914-1920

In 1918, from deep within the West Coast bush, a miner on the run from the military wrote a letter to his sweetheart. Two months later he was in jail. Like millions of others, his letter had been stea..

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Dirt: Filth & Decay in a New World Arcadia

Coming to the New World paradise of New Zealand the 19th-century colonial settlers did not expect to find the Old World evils of dirt and decay. But this original and fascinating book shows that dirt ..

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Doctors in Denial: The Forgotten Women in the 'Unfortunate Experiment'

When Dr Ron Jones joined the staff of National Womens Hospital in Auckland in 1973 as a junior obstetrician and gynaecologist, Professor Herbert Greens study into the natural history of carcinoma in-s..

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Down A Country Road: Vol 2

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Finding A Way To Live: A Race for the Whale

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First Map: How James Cook Charted Aotearoa New Zealand

The story of how James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand, lavishly produced and richly illustrated Since it was published by the Admiralty in 1816, James Cook's chart of New Zealand has long be..

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Forgotten Founder D.M. Stuart: Otago Pioneer in the Church and Education
Forgotten Wars: Why the Musket Wars Matter Today

Long-awaited short and reorganised version of The Musket Wars * Brilliantly written and clearly explained, with fact boxes * Detailed maps and plentiful illustrations Ron Crosby brilliantly rewrites h..

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From Suffrage to a Seat in the House: The path to parliament for New Zealand women

New Zealand has always proudly worn its status of being the first country to enfranchise women. But not many know that it took a further 40 long years to get the first woman elected to Parliament. In ..

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From Taranto to Trieste

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Fruits of Our Labours

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Gangland: New Zealand's Underworld of Organised Crime

New Zealand's underworld of organised crime and deadly gangs New Zealand is now one of the most lucrative illicit drug markets in the world. Organised crime is about making money. It's a busin..

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Grand Electrification of the South: A History of the Power Company and its Predecessors......
Great Social Experiment, A : The Story of the Licensing Trusts in New Zealand
Great Tales from New Zealand History

Forty-six diverse, absorbing stories which reveal the often forgotten colour and vibrancy of our country's past. Who really did discover New Zealand? Who were the real villains at Parihaka? Have we wr..

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Great Tales from Rural New Zealand

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Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800-2000

A monumental new account of the defining conflict in New Zealand history. It was war in the Waikato in 1863-64 that shaped the nation in all kinds of ways: setting back Maori and Pakeha relations by s..

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Guts & Grace: Christchurch City Mission a History

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Harraways: Going for Grain: 150 years of Milling at Green Island, Dunedin
Heaphy Track

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Hillary's Antarctica

Written by Nigel Watson of the Antarctic Heritage Trust, and illustrated with Jane Ussher's stunning photographs, historic images and never-before-seen ephemera, this is the first book to fully docume..

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History of New Zealand Women

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Hokianga

First published in 1987, this remains one of the most accurate and informative full-length histories of the Hokianga. As one of the areas first to be populated over 600 years before the arrival of Eur..

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In Their Own Right: Women & Higher Education in New Zealand Before 1945
James Cook - The Voyages

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Journals of Captain Cook

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Kalimpong Kids, The: The New Zealand story, in pictures

In the early 20th century, 130 young Anglo-Indians were sent to New Zealand in an organised immigration scheme from Kalimpong, in the Darjeeling district of India. They were the mixed-race children of..

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Keepers of History: New Zealand Centenarians Tell Their Stories

In 2017, Renee Hollis interviewed 120 people over the age of 100, living in every region of New Zealand. Along the way, she had the privilege of interviewing 23 World War II veterans. Her goal in comp..

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Kitchens: The New Zealand Kitchen in the 20th Century

This engrossing history of the domestic kitchen covers 10 decades that saw our culinary traditions accommodate extraordinary changes in technology and the irresistible process of globalisation. Each c..

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Ko Taranaki Te Maunga

In 1881, colonial troops invaded the village of Parihaka on the Taranaki coast. In an attempt to quell the non-violent direct action taken by the community against land confiscations, the government s..

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