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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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1921 Rugby Race Empire

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202 Great Walks: Best Day Walks in New Zealand

There is an extraordinary range of landscape and walking challenges in 202 Great Walks. You can saunter by a steaming Rotorua lake, through limestone archways in the King Country, or along an historic..

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250 Years Of New Zealand Painting

This landmark book on New Zealand artists and their work was first written by Gil Docking, published in 1971, extended to 1990 by art historian Michael Dunn, and again to 2020 by art historian, writer..

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30 Queer Lives: Conversations with LGBTQIA+ New Zealanders

30 Queer Lives explores the lives, struggles and successes of LGBTQIA+ New Zealanders. The author, Matt McEvoy, notes that as a young gay Kiwi kid growing up, books about All Blacks and Sir Edmund Hil..

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50 Best Birdwatching Sites In New Zealand, The

New Zealand has a diverse range of bird species and is especially important for pelagics. Thirteen of the world's 18 penguin species have been recorded in the New Zealand region (including the Ross De..

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Above the Treeline: A guide to the plants and animals of alpine New Zealand

'Above the Treeline' is an essential publication for anyone interested in the natural world of alpine New Zealand, a guide not only to the plants, but also the ferns, mosses, lichen, invertebrates, bi..

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Accidental Teacher, The:  Joys, ambitions, ideals, stuff-ups and heartaches of a teaching life

With his sharp wit and poet's eye, Tim Heath writes of a forty-year career, mostly in New Zealand but also in Samoa. He's worked in small country schools, in big city schools, at the Correspondence Sc..

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Across the Pass: A collection of tramping writing

Tramping is a journey into mountainous country, across passes, along ridges, beside rivers or through forests. It is a journey also, perhaps, to discovering more about the native plants and animals ex..

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Activism Feminism Politics And Parliament

Margaret Wilson has always lived a political life. From her days as a child growing up in the Waikato in a Catholic family attuned to fairness, an unlikely law student in the 1960s in a class with a f..

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Adventures of Tupaia, The

Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tahiti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pac..

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Aesop's Kiwi Fables

In this collection, newly painted for this book, Ray Ching's drawing and painting skills, familiar to New Zealanders through his widely seen paintings of birds, are imaginatively engaged in an altoget..

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Afakasi Woman

A 2020 Storylines Notable Book! A collection of stories about the women of the Pacific, their struggles with family, love and the effects of climate change on their world...

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After Dark: Walking Into the Nights of Aotearoa

In After Dark Annette Lees walks us into the nights of Aotearoa. In the company of bats, owls, moths and seabirds, she guides us from dusk to dawn with fascinating night stories: tales of war stealth ..

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After the Tampa

Escaping from Taliban persecution in Afghanistan, Abbas Nazari's parents fled the country in 2001 to find a safe place in which to bring up their children. Their six-month journey through Pakist..

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Against All Odds

This dramatic story of hope and devotion is based entirely on the cache of letters and documents found in an old 1930s leather suitcase. Intrigued by these family letters, Jillian Rothwell travelled h..

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Agency of Hope: The Story of the Auckland City Mission 1920-2020

A CENTURY OF AUCKLANDERS HELPING AUCKLANDERS. This lively history by well-known historian Peter Lineham features over 100 photographs and takes readers inside a remarkable organisation working at the ..

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Ajax's Sidekick

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Alarmist : Fifty Years of Measuring Climate Change

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All Experience Is An Arch: A collection of writing about geriatric medicine, older people and ageing

This book is a compilation of essays, vignettes and discussion papers written by a retired geriatrician to consider some of the issues associated with ageing and older people, including the health con..

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Alpine Thunder: When the KB Class Ruled the Midland Line

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Anne Frank Te Rataka a Tetahi Kohine

The world-famous Diary of a young girl was written by a Dutch Jewish teenager hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War 2. Over the last 60 years it has sold more than 30 million copies and ..

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Anzac Nations:  legacy of Gallipoli in New Zealand and Australia,1965-2015

"In Anzac Nations: The legacy of Gallipoli in New Zealand and Australia, 19652015, author Rowan Light examines the myth-making around Anzac and how commemoration has evolved. Anzac Nations examines th..

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Aotearoa Handbook of Criminology

With chapters by leading scholars of criminology from across the country, The Aotearoa Handbook of Criminology represents a state-of-the-art account of crime and criminal justice in Aotearoa New Zeala..

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Apocrypha: The Maps of Roger Mortimer

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Ara Mai he Tetekura: Visioning Our Futures: New and Emerging Pathways of Maori Academic Leadership
Architect and the Artists: Hackshaw, McCahon, Dibble, The

A beautiful and important book about the remarkable collaboration between the modernist architect James Hackshaw (a member, for a time, of the famous Group Architects), the painter Colin McCahon..

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Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet

Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable See the world differently, through some of the wisest of hum..

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Around the Corners, Out to the Edges: A Memoir by Composer Jonathan Besser

Acclaimed classical music composer and director Jonathan Besser's career has been colourful and experimental, immersed in the burgeoning New Zealand art scene of the 70s and 80s. Born into a Jewish ..

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Art New Zealand #181 - Autumn 2022

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Art New Zealand #182 - Winter 2022

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Back of the Painting

Behind the scenes with the experts on famous paintings. The seal of the Prince of Yugoslavia, the icon that protected persecuted Russians, Monets repurposed canvas, the excised first wife, the stolen ..

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Battlecruiser New Zealand: A Gift to Empire

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Beachcombing:  guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere

If you've ever walked along a beach or rocky shore and peered, poked or wondered at the things cast upon it by the waves, this book is for you. Sea foam, ambergris, giant squid, stranded whales, ..

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Being Chinese: A New Zealander's Story

This is the story of a quest I began three decades ago - the search for my Chinese identity. The path I travelled was not linear, and the years brought pain as well as joy. But, while this is a narrat..

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Believer - Conversations with Mike Moore

Michael Kenneth Moore was probably New Zealand's last working-class Prime Minister and while the book is inevitably political, it is also a remarkable New Zealand story about an ordinary kiwi achievin..

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Belonging: Ancient Code of Togetherness

Whakapapa. You belong here. Whakapapa is a Maori idea which embodies our universal human need to belong. It represents a powerful spiritual belief - that each of us is part of an unbroken a..

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Better For You : Entrepreneurs Who Broke Big Soda's Stranglehold on the USA

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Between The Harbour And The Mountain

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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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Bible and Treaty: Missionaries Among the Maori - a New Perspective

Bible & Treaty: Missionaries among the Maori is a complex and colourful adventure of faith, bravery, perseverance and betrayal that seeks to recover lost connections in the story of modern New Zealand..

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Big Loop - Biking Coastal New Zealand, The

In August 2015, Dunc Wilson became the first person to circumnavigate New Zealand on a bike. This 10,940 km journey followed one rule: cycle the closest available route to the coastline. The Big ..

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Bill and Shirley: A memoir

Bill Sutch and Shirley Smith were two of New Zealand's most significant twentieth-century figures: Sutch as an economist, influential civil servant, and inspirational proponent of innovation in the fi..

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Bill Hammond : Across the Evening Sky

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Billy Apple:Life/Work

Billy Apple (born Barrie Bates in Auckland, 1935) is New Zealand's most internationally significant living artist and a pioneer of pop and conceptual art. At the Royal College of Art in London f..

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Birds New Zealand : Beauty Like No Other

This book is uniquely different from anything else on the market and has been fully updated and expanded for 2018. It is no ordinary book, comprising 320 pages of absolute beauty. An extremely appeali..

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Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand: Collective Nouns

A beautifully illustrated book featuring New Zealand Aotearoa's native birds, each with its very own collective noun. A tussock of takahe? A hoon of kaka? A whistling of whio? T..

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Birds of New Zealand

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Birdsong He Korihi

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Birdstories: A history of the birds of New Zealand

A fascinating, in-depth account of New Zealand's birds, which spans their discovery, their place in both Pakeha and Maori worlds, their survival and conservation, and the illustrations and art they ha..

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Black Flu 1918: The story of New Zealand's worst public health disaster

Many New Zealand families were affected by the 1918 influenza pandemic. In the space of about six weeks, over 6400 Pakeha died and an estimated 2500 Maori. That equals nearly half the total of New Zea..

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