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Te Whatu Taniko: Taniko Weaving: Technique and Tradition

Sir Hirini Moko Mead's book on taniko weaving, Te Whatu Taniko, Taniko Weaving: Tradition and Technique is recognised as a key reference work to this important tradition of Maori craft. First publishe..

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Te Whiti o Rongomai and the Resistance of Parihaka

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Te-Reo Language Playing Cards - Lingo

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The 50 Best Birdwatching Sites in New Zealand

Aotearoa New Zealand has a diverse range of bird species but is especially renowned for its seabirds. Fifteen of the world's 18 penguin species have been recorded in the New Zealand region. Nine of th..

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The 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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The Alarmist: Fifty Years Measuring Climate Change

His research was urgent fifty years ago. Now, it's critical. In the early 1970s, budding Kiwi scientist Dave Lowe was posted at an atmospheric monitoring station on the wind-blasted southern coast of ..

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The Back Fix: How to Beat the World's #1 Disability

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The Best Country to Give Birth?: Midwifery, Homebirth and the Politics of Maternity in Aotearoa New Zealand, 1970-2022

'In 2012, following his investigation of the deaths of two babies in childbirth at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton coroner Gordon Matenga asked, 'Does New Zealand have the safe, world-leading system the Go..

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The Best Of Queenstown and the Southern Lakes

The rugged south-western coast and awe-inspiring Southern Alps, Otago vineyards, rolling Southland farmland and the spectacular southern lakes are all captured in this inspiring book by award-winning ..

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The Book Collector: Reading and Living with Literature

"The Book Collector" is a fascinating bibliomemoir of the writer's lifetime joy of reading, the books and authors that have touched him, and how they have shaped his passion for book collecting. ..

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The Bookseller at the End of the World

'An extraordinary story.' Shaun Bythell, The Diary of a Bookseller Ruth Shaw weaves together stories of the characters who visit her bookshops, musings about favourite books, and bittersweet stor..

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The Brilliance of Birds: A New Zealand Birdventure

New classy paperback edition of the earlier successful hardcover book, showing New Zealand birds as you've never seen them before. Who knew that the morepork, our forest-dwelling owl, can turn it..

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The Burned Letter

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The China Tightrope: Navigating New Zealand's relationship with a world superpower

'Informative and enthralling: this is mission critical reading for anyone wanting to understand the New Zealand-China relationship.' - Guyon Espiner 'China presents an enormous challenge for N..

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The Collection Te Kohinga

Travel back through history and across place - one artwork at a time Since opening in 1888, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki has become home to one of the largest public art collections in Aotear..

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The Crewe Murders: Inside New Zealand's most infamous cold case

The unsolved mystery of who killed Jeanette and Harvey Crewe in their Pukekawa farmhouse in 1970 continues to fascinate. It remains one of the most controversial cases in New Zealand legal history. ..

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The Deep South: From the Wilds of the South Island to Antarctica

Landmark book of sensational images from Andris Apse, world-renowned New Zealand photographer. In his first new book in eight years, Andris Apse showcases some of the wildest and most remote spot..

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The Dressmaker and the Hidden Soldier

The Dressmaker & the Hidden Soldier is based on the extraordinary true story of Peter Blunden, the New Zealand soldier, and Thalia Christidou, the young Greek dressmaker, and Tasoula Paschilidou, the ..

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The Dunedin Affair: The Bishop who lost his See

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The Dunedin Sound

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The Economic Possibilities of Decolonisation

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The English Text of the Treaty of Waitangi *Winner Ockham 2023 General Non-Fiction Award*

How was the English text of the Treaty of Waitangi understood by the British in 1840? That is the question addressed by historian and lawyer Ned Fletcher, in this extensive work. With one excepti..

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The Facemaker: One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I

The poignant story of the visionary surgeon who rebuilt the faces of the First World War's injured heroes, and in the process ushered in the modern era of plastic surgery From the moment the firs..

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The Facemaker: One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I

The poignant story of the visionary surgeon who rebuilt the faces of the First World War's injured heroes, and in the process ushered in the modern era of plastic surgery From the moment the firs..

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The Field Guide To New Zealand Geology

This is the first field guide written for the general public and beginners in geology in New Zealand. Now fully revised and updated, it shows travellers in New Zealand something of the tremendous vari..

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The Final Diagnosis

Obscure cases of death, disease and murder An unlikely case of autocide, a rare and deadly amniotic avalanche, a victim of roasted peanuts... The 'if' of death is certain. The 'when' is unkn..

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The Financial Colonisation of Aotearoa *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

“Theoretically sophisticated, historically precise, and politically urgent” —Max Haiven Finance was at the centre of every stage of the colonisation of Aotearoa, from the sale of Maori lands and ..

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The Forager's Treasury: The essential guide to finding and using wild plants in Aotearoa

In the urban and rural wildernesses, there is an abundance of food just waiting to be discovered, if only you know what to look for. Foraged food is healthy, economical and sustainable, but the best p..

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The Forgotten Coast

A short memoir whose main focus is unpacking a family story that was never told: that a farm in Taranaki on which the family's generations-long comfortable fortunes rested had been directly taken ..

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The Forgotten Forest: The hidden world of NZ's overlooked plants and fungi

A guide to the spectacular oddities of the New Zealand forest, by the bestselling author of The Meaning of Trees and Secrets of the Sea. Deep in the forest, in places you would never think to loo..

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The Forgotten Prophet: Tamati Te Ito and his Kaingarara Movement *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

Tamati Te Ito Ngamoke, a renowned Taranaki prophet, played a significant role in colonial New Zealand's political landscape. While some, including most settlers and officials, viewed him as an 'impost..

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The Future of Songwriting

Over a long, hot Christmas in Australia, Throwing Muses frontwoman and critically acclaimed solo artist Kristin Hersh considers her future as a songwriter, asking herself questions such as, is it poss..

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The Future of Trust

In a society battered by economic, political, cultural and ecological collapse, where do we place our trust, now that it is more vital than ever for our survival? How has that trust - in our laws, our..

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The Future of War Crimes Justice

As the world grows increasingly turbulent, war crimes justice is needed more than ever. But it is failing. The International Criminal Court in the Netherlands, the world's first permanent war crimes c..

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a fascinating mix of memoir and science, telling the story of how one woman's cells have saved countless lives. Now an HBO film starring Oprah Winfrey & Rose By..

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The Last Secret Agent

The extraordinary true story of one of the last female special operation agents in France to get out alive after its liberation in WWII. Born in 1921, Pippa Latour was a covert special oper..

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The Life of Dai

A profound and inspirational account of dealing with adversity and finding daily meaning and happiness in our lives. 'Part memoir and part masterclass in finding hope and joy in the face o..

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The Lore of the Whare-wananga

Stephenson Percy Smith (1840-1922) arrived in New Zealand as a boy, and soon became fascinated by Maori culture. After retiring in 1900 from his career as a government surveyor, Smith devoted himself ..

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The Maori Princess

This story is 18th to 20th century New Zealand history as seen through the eyes of two families as they grapple with colonisation of the new country. One family is an English missionary couple who set..

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The Meaning Of Trees: The bestselling guide to New Zealand's native plants

The history and use of New Zealand's native plants A guide and gift book in equal measure, this treasure of a book pays homage to New Zealand's native plant species. The Meaning of Trees tells..

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The Mirror Book

Growing up behind the family fa ade. Brave, explosive, and thought-provoking, this is a powerful memoir from a critically acclaimed writer. 'It's material, make a story out of it,' was t..

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The Missing Piece: A Women's Guide to Understanding, Diagnosing and Living with ADHD

Everything you need to know about recognising and diagnosing ADHD in women, and how to live a full and fulfilling life after When Julie Legg was diagnosed with ADHD at age 52, suddenly her life mad..

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The Natural Garden: Landscape Ideas for New Zealand Gardens

Informative and full of inspiration, this bestselling garden design guide, by award-winning landscape designer Xanthe White, has been revised and refreshed with new material for a contemporary take on..

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The New Zealand Seashore Guide

This is the ultimate guide to the New Zealand seashore. New Zealand has over 14,000 kilometres of coastline, the tenth longest length of coast in the world, which ranges from sheltered sandy beaches t..

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The New Zealand Wars | Nga Pakanga o Aotearoa

The New Zealand Wars were a series of conflicts that profoundly shaped the course and direction of our nation's history. Fought between the Crown and various groups of Maori between 1845 and 1872, the..

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The Penguin Book of Pirates

Spanning three centuries and eight thousand nautical miles, and compiled by a direct descendant of a sailor who waged war with pirates in the early nineteenth century, The Penguin Book of Pirates take..

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The Penguin History of New Zealand

The definitive and bestselling history of Aotearoa New Zealand by one of our leading historians, continuously in print for 20 years. This bestselling book by the late Michael King is the unchalle..

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The Photo on the Wall: The search for a missing WWII airman

Like many of her generation, Wendy St George grew up with an awareness that her Taranaki family had lost someone in World War Two. Her uncle Ted Saywell was never talked about but his photo was on the..

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The Power in Our Truth, The Truth of Our Power

In this collection of writings, some of Moana Jackson’s friends, whanau and colleagues share recollections of the man they knew and reflect on his many contributions to whanau, hapu, iwi, Aotearoa and..

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The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK's best-selling guide to the history of psychology - now fully revised and updated How do our minds influence the way we behave? How do our bodies and minds work together? Do we have free will?..

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