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Night Shifts: word from the heartland

NIGHT SHIFTS reaffirms Pat White's preoccupation with landscape, love, history, and nature in poems that have been described by Jack Ross as "beautiful, unassuming and perfectly paced, all at the same..

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No Other Place to Stand:  Anthology of Climate Change Poetry from Aotearoa New Zealand

What, then, for the work of poetry? It's at the very periphery of popular speech, niche even among the arts, yet it's also rooted in the most ancient traditions of oral storytelling, no matter where y..

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No Reira Nei te Awhina Moku?

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No Rising of the Sheep

The shepherd has been a constant presence in folklore and religion, usually as a symbol of the struggle between the powerful and common people, or as a wise leader. References to the shepherd crop up ..

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Nothing to See

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Nouns, Verbs, Etc.

One of New Zealand's most versatile writers, Fiona Farrell has published four collections of poetry over 25 years, from Cutting Out (1987) to The Broken Book (2011). Nouns, verbs, etc. collects the be..

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Old Poetic, The

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Once Were Warriors

Alan Duff's groundbreaking first novel is one of the most talked about books ever published in New Zealand and now the basis of a major New Zealand film. This hard hitting story is a frank and uncompr..

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One Heart One Spade

A police procedural set in Wellington, New Zealand in the late 1970s The story follows the investigation of a missing 20 year old woman and the subsequent murder of a drug dealer which may or may not ..

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One of Those Mothers

'Domestic noir up there with the best of them. Beautiful settings, believable characters, and a moral quandary to keep you reading through the night - One of Those Mothers is a page turner in all the ..

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Ones Who Keep Quiet: A New Poetry Collection

The ones who keep quiet for the longest are the dead, yet there are echoes of them everywhere. A turn of the head brings a glimpse of a Victorian banker retrieving his top hat from the gutter. A walk ..

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P.S. Come to Italy

'The ultimate escapist read!' VERONICA HENRY on To Italy, with Love Can you fall in love with someone you've never met? When Belle started writing to Enrico, she certainly wasn't..

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Past Lives

Grounded in the urgency of the moment - motherhood, housing precarity, politics - Past Lives also surges along on the nervous and joyful electricity of Leah Dodd's voice, taking us from buses to poetr..

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People Person *Ockham 2023 Short List*

People Person is a debut collection by Joanna Cho. These adventurous, funny and dissonant poems are about the endless work of fitting in when the goalposts are constantly changing. They ask: how can w..

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Pet

Like every other girl in her class, twelve-year-old Justine is drawn to her glamorous, charismatic new teacher, and longs to be her pet. However, when a thief begins to target the school, Justine's se..

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Pet

The new novel from the WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION longlisted and DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD shortlisted author of Remote Sympathy "Chidgey is a find."-TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT "A writer of formid..

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Pet *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

Like every other girl in her class, twelve-year-old Justine is drawn to her glamorous, charismatic new teacher, and longs to be her pet. However, when a thief begins to target the school, Justine's se..

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Physick

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Pistils, The

The Pistils is a dispatch from the cusp of change. It appears at the severing of a 40-year relationship following the illness and death of poet Janet Charman's partner during the Covid restrictions. ..

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Plastic

In Plastic, Stacey Teague reaches beyond the frame of her known world to find a way back to te ao Maori. Hers is a complicated, joyful route, full of conversations with ancestors, old places and herse..

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Playing God

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Please, Call Me Jesus

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Pocket Money and Other Stories

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Poems for Remembering

Mike Beveridge's poems return us to a time when poems had rhyme and rhythm (they are, in short, Poems For Remembering), while at the same time being wholly modern in their scope and points of referenc..

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Poeta: Selected and New Poetry

Born in 1949, Bluff-based Cilla McQueen is one of New Zealand's best-loved poets. Poeta: Selected and New Poems brings together a definitive selection of her poetry spanning five decades, arranged by ..

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Poetry Aotearoa Yearbook 2023

Each year Poetry New Zealand, this country's longest-running poetry magazine, rounds up important new poetry, reviews and essays, making it the ideal way to catch up with the latest poetry from bo..

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Poetry Aotearoa Yearbook 2024: Revelations

RAW, ESSENTIAL NEW COLLECTION FROM ESTABLISHED AND EMERGING VOICESFor the 2024 edition of the Poetry Aotearoa Yearbook, editor Tracey Slaughter has once again hit the zeitgeist in her selection of 101..

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Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2022

An essential, annual collection of terrific new New Zealand poetry Each year Poetry New Zealand, this country's longest-running poetry magazine (established in 1951 by Louis Johnson), rounds up import..

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Poor People With Money: A Novel

A darkly comic, gritty, punch-in-the-guts new novel that captures life on the poverty line in Aotearoa now, from the author of 1986, Iceland and I Thought We'd Be Famous. Monday Woolridge is a fi..

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Pounamu Pounamu

Over 50 years in print! Pounamu Pounamu is classic Ihimaera and also classic New Zealand literature. First published in 1972, it was Witi's first book, which as he says in the new introduction '..

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Pounamu Pounamu - Te reo Maori edition

Witi Ihimaera's first published book - Pounamu Pounamu - translated into te reo Maori. Published in collaboration with Kotahi Rau Pukapuka. E rima tekau tau ki muri, ka puta mai a 'Pounamu Pounam..

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Prayers for the Living & the Dead

'These are poems of connection and remembrance. They celebrate family, friends and acquaintances . . . They are also poems which affirm the dignity of the ordinary, by turns rueful, wistful and comica..

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Purakau: Maori Myths Retold by Maori Writers

Ranginui, Papatuanuku, Maui, Tawhaki . . . our enduring stories retold. A lively, stimulating and engaging retelling of purakau - Maori myths - by contemporary Maori writers. Ka mua, ka mur..

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Question Bigger than a Hawk, A

Questions burrow through the fourth poetry collection by Jan FitzGerald. An only child until a brother appears in a cradle one day, she wonders about the circumstances of her birth and delves into the..

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Rabbit Hunter

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Ransack

In ransack, essa may ranapiri addresses the difficulty of assembling and understanding a fractured, unwieldy self through an inherited language - a language whose assumptions and expectations ultimate..

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Rapture: An Anthology of Performance Poetry from Aotearoa New Zealand

From the South Auckland Poets Collective to regional writers festivals, at poetry slams and open mic nights, in theatre works like Show Ponies and Wild Dogs Under My Skirt, performance poetry has take..

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Rat King Landlord: Renters United edition

Rat King Landlord was originally published in 2020 and tells the story of a group of flatmates who discover that the rat who they were trying to get rid of has become their landlord. As the rats of We..

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Rawaho: The Completed Poems

Rawaho: outsider, foreigner. In the poet's words: "Many uncollected pieces served as preparatory studies for these 150 titles. Since my first tentative airing of the early drafts in 1991 there have be..

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Reach

One of the reasons she was attracted to etchings was the deep, rich, black of the oily ink. A good layer of black ink was fathomless, like the sky or the sea at night. It was black as the unconscious ..

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Red Hands

"Paddy Richardson blends social comment and history in her well-written novel. Although she's an award-winning writer of crime fiction, Dunedin's Paddy Richardson seems to have flown a little under th..

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Remember Me: Poems to Learn by Heart from Aotearoa New Zealand

In haka and waiata, sea shanties and ballads, in the words of Sam Hunt and Selina Tusitala Marsh, Hone Tuwhare and Hera Lindsay Bird, the rhythms of poetry have carried our sounds and stories, our lov..

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Remote Sympathy

Moving away from their lovely apartment in Munich isn't nearly as wrenching an experience for Frau Greta Hahn as she had feared. Their new home is even lovelier than the one they left behind, and best..

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Renoir's Bicycle: a collection of prose poems

RENOIR'S BICYCLE confirms Michael Harlow's reputation as a playful and profound poet/storyteller. His profession as a Jungian analyst, his sideline as a librettist and musician, his Greek background, ..

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Residual Gleam

The poems of Residual Gleam speak of obsolete roosters and eccentric philosophers, of moth-eaten overcoats, of alcoholic raconteurs in long-gone public bars, of lost needles and Orkney kirkyards and o..

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Respirator

Respirator is a sumptuous celebration of David Eggleton's tenure as the Aotearoa NZ Poet Laureate (2019-22). Eggleton explores how the social changes of the past four years manifested in Aotearoa, fro..

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Return to Blood

Two murders. Two decades apart. One chance to get justice. Hana Westerman has left Auckland and her career as a detective behind her. Settled in a quiet coastal town, all she wants is a fr..

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Ribbons of Grace

Ribbons of Grace is set in Arrowtown, a frontier town with an explosive mix of inhabitants, during the Otago goldrush of the 1860s. It focuses on the love affair between Ming Yuet, a young Chinese wom..

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