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Rushing for Gold: Life and Commerce on the Goldfields of New Zealand and Australia

This is the first book to take a trans-Tasman look at the nineteenth-century phenomenon that was the gold rushes in Australia and New Zealand. It explores links between the rushes, particularly those ..

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RV There Yet?: A guide to owning and using a recreational vehicle in New Zealand

Travelling the length and breadth of New Zealand, you cannot help but notice the recreational vehicles (RVs) parked at holiday spots across the country. These RVs - now numbering more than 40,000 in N..

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Salutory Punishment

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Sam Hunt: Off the Road

An off-the-road biography of New Zealand's best-known poet Thirty years after Hogg and Hunt collaborated on the now-legendary Angel Gear: On the Road with Sam Hunt, the pair have decided..

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Samoan Dictionary   English - Samoan; Samoan - English
Savaged to Suit: Maori and Cartooning in New Zealand
Saving Our Skins

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Scarfie Flats of Dunedin

The history of named student flats in North Dunedin reaches back to the 1930s. The authors share some of the stories of these flats, how they got their names, who lived in them and what life was like ..

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Scatterlogical Wisdom: Stay strong in adversity,  laugh the socks off the many absurdities of life

Frances was born in the Wairarapa, New Zealand, in 1948--a post-war baby-boomer. She was raised in Northland. Her varied careers have included bun-running, journalism, radio presentation and tour lead..

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Scenic Playground: The Story Behind Mountain Tourism in New Zealand

This lavish book explores the story behind the promotion of New Zealand's mountains - through posters, advertisements, hand-coloured photos and more. It explains how the country built its reputation a..

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Scott Base Antarctica The Early Years: A Science Technician's View of the Years 1960 and 63, including the Base's growth from its construction, and th

For two periods in the early 1960s young science technician Don Webster wintered over in Antarctica, helping build extensions to the New Zealand station at Scott Base. It was barely two years after Si..

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Sea Edge: Where the Waitemata Meets Auckland

Sea Edge: Where the Waitemata touches Auckland tells the story of Auckland's harbour and varied waterfront in a handsome, heavily illustrated hardback. Well-known author and historian Bob Harvey vivid..

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Seabirds Beyond the Mountain Crest: The History, Natural History and Conservation of Hutton's Shearwater
Searching For Charlie: In Pursuit of the Real Charles Upham VC & Bar

Charles Upham was the most highly decorated soldier in the Commonwealth forces of WWII, and could arguably be called the bravest soldier of the war. An unassuming stock worker/ valuer at the beginning..

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See Judge Act: Training Catholic activists  in New Zealand, 1937-83

See, Judge, Act is the history of the New Zealand Catholic youth movements. Combining social analysis with spiritual training, these organisations showed members how to be fully Christian and yet full..

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Selected Buller's Birds of New Zealand

In 2012, the comprehensive, landmark publication Buller's Birds of New Zealand: The Complete Work of JG Keulemans presented all-new reproductions of JG Keulemans' definitive 19th century images of New..

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Sh*T Towns of New Zealand

Based on the hugely popular Facebook page 'Shit Towns of New Zealand', this book describes New Zealand's towns and suburbs from the affluent to the effluent, the rural to the urinal, profiling all the..

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Sh*T Towns of New Zealand Number Two

Based on the hugely popular Facebook page 'Shit Towns of New Zealand' this is a detailed catalogue of shit towns and cities across Aotearoa. Naturally, the first volume was received as a literary mast..

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Shearers, The

The Shearers is a colourful account of the men and women, past and present, who have committed their lives to shearing in New Zealand. Their voices - in their own words, often brutally honest r..

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Shining Land: Looking for Robin Hyde

Shining Land: Looking for Robin Hyde brings together award-winning novelist Paula Morris and distinguished photographer Haru Sameshima. It is the second in the korero series of picture books edited by..

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Shipwrecked: New Zealand maritime disasters

Shipwrecks litter the coasts and reefs of New Zealand. Disasters at sea are no longer the regular occurrence they were in the days when sea travel was the main means of coastal and international trans..

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Shirley Smith: An Examined Life

Shirley Smith was one of the most remarkable New Zealanders of the 20th century, a woman whose lifelong commitment to social justice, legal reform, gender equality and community service left a profoun..

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Short Easy Bike Rides: 62 of New Zealand's Best

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Short History of Farming in New Zealand, A

Gordon McLauchlan continues his bestselling Short History series with an in-depth look into the history of the farming industry in New Zealand. From the early migrant farmers and regional produce..

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Short History of the NZ Wars

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Simplified Dictionary of Modern Samoan

Compiled to meet a need for a contemporary Samoan language resource, this title has comprehensive Samoan to English and English to Samoan sections, as well as a guide to pronunciation, a brief overvie..

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Simplified Dictionary of Modern Tongan

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Sing New Zealand: The story of choral music in Aotearoa

Covering 200 years of choral singing, Sing New Zealand encompasses all styles, genres and age groups. It begins with the meeting of Maori and European musical forms in what the author terms as the `bi..

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Sir Bob Charles : Biography

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Sir Brother Patrick Lynch

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Sir John Walsh and His Legacy to the Dental Profession
Slippery Jim or Patriotic Statesman? James Macandrew of Otago

This is a biography of one of New Zealands most colourful and persuasive politicians. When James Macandrew arrived in Dunedin from Scotland in 1851, other settlers were impressed by his energy and ent..

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Small Blue Thing: Life on the Spectrum

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So Brilliantly Clever : Parker Hulme & the Murder That Shocked the World

The brutal, premeditated murder of Honorah Parker in 1954 in a lonely park by her 16-year-old daughter Pauline and Pauline's 15-year-old friend Juliet Hulme made shock headlines around the world. Inte..

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Soldiers, Scouts and Spies

A pivotal period in our history, the New Zealand Wars changed the nation forever. Yet there is often little understanding of how they were fought. Maori adopted western weapons and evolved their tacti..

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Someone'S Wife

'You'll want to read this in one sitting but it's worth savouring every line.' Madeleine Chapman 'Somehow it makes perfect sense that a great New Zealand memoir would be written by a dreamy, left..

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Somewhere: Women's Stories Of Migration

More people are likely migrating now than at any other time in history, and this is set to increase as climate change and political unrest pushes even more people to relocate. From the fleeing refugee..

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South Island - Pedallers' Paradise New Zealand CycleTouring Guide 4th Edition
Southern Nights

Meet the night sky, down under Aotearoa New Zealand was founded on stargazing. It was celestial navigation that brought the first people here, and it was tatai arorangi, Maori astronomy, that h..

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Southern Spirit: The People and Places of Southland

Southern Spirit: The People and Places of Southland is Ian Dougherty's take on a region he regards as part of his extended back yard. The book is a celebration of southern landscapes, from the fantast..

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Spinoff Book, The

Five years ago, The Spinoff burst onto New Zealand's media scene with smart, screamingly funny and seriously relevant writing. Since then, it has enraged and inspired all the right people, respectably..

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Spirit of Maori Leadership

The book provides insights into and analysis of traditional and contemporary models of Maori leadership. From this, it identifies three connected themes: understanding what makes a good leader, the im..

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SS Penguin SOS

Set in New Zealand in the20's / 30's , a young boy goes to live with his aunt and cousin, to attend school, following the death of his father. He begins work on a school history project which uncov..

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Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight

For the first time, Steven Adams shares the story behind his meteoric rise from the streets of Rotorua to his emerging stardom in the NBA. Adams overcame the odds to become a top prospect in the..

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Stewart Island

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Still Lives: A Memoir of Gaza

Four years, two wars and one most unlikely social enterprise. Marilyn Garson was an experienced aid professional who created jobs at the edge of war. In 2011, she was invited to move to the Gaza ..

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Stop the Clock: A Memoir on Ageing with Dignity, Grace and Humour

The best way to learn anything is by doing it - this is a maxim that goes back to Aristotle and one that journalist and writer Gordon McLauchlan always ascribed to. As he approached the end of his lif..

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Stories From Our Back Roads North Island

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Stories From Our Back Roads South Island

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Story of a Treaty

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