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Richard Emerson: The Hopfather

Richard Emerson is one of our pre-eminent brewers, a trailblazer who is often lauded as the godfather of craft beer in New Zealand. Born profoundly deaf in 1960s Dunedin, Emerson triumphed again..

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Richard Seddon : King of God's Own

Casting a long shadow over New Zealand history, Richard John Seddon, Premier from 1893 to his untimely death in 1906, held a clear vision for the country he led. Pushing New Zealand in more egalitaria..

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Ripiro Beach

Does DNA write our destinies? Or do the hands that nurture triumph over nature? What is it that determines who we really are? Caroline Barron's father never found his birth mother. After he dies ..

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Rise & Fall Of The Southern Alps

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Rise and Fall of James Busby: His Majesty's British Resident in New Zealand

One of the British Empire's most troubling colonial exports in the 19th-century, James Busby is known as the father of the Australian wine industry, the author of New Zealand's Declaration of Independ..

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Rising from the Rubble: A health system's extraordinary response to the Canterbury earthquakes

How do health care workers manage disaster on an unprecedented scale? The 2011 Canterbury earthquakes were more challenging to the region's health system than anyone could have expected. The inju..

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River Rules My Life, A

The original and all-time classic of high-country station life in New Zealand Mount Algidus, the author's home, was one of the great high-country sheep stations of Canterbury, New Zealand. It occupie..

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Robert Burns: Poet and Revolutionist

Harry Holland (1868-1933), militant socialist and the NZ Labour Party's first leader, mixed politics with a passion for poetry. He loved the works of Burns, and drew on his life and verse as inspirati..

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Rock College: An unofficial history of Mt Eden Prison

INSIDE THE FORBIDDING STONE WALLS OF NEW ZEALANDS MOST INFAMOUS GAOL. Grim, Victorian, notorious, for 150 years Mount Eden Prison held both New Zealand's political prisoners and its most notorious ..

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Rolling with the Punchlines

Updated with new chapters and written with her trademark deadpan humour, Urzila's memoir is full of ripping yarns about both the big and the little things in life. Urzila's accidental beginning ..

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Rongoa Maori : a Practical Guide to Traditional Maori Medicine

Rongoa is the Maori term for medicines that are produced from native plants in New Zealand. Use of these medicines prevented many sicknesses, and provided remedies for the sick. Rob McGowan has wriite..

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Rottenomics: The Story of New Zealand's Leaky Buildings Disaster

For over a quarter century our building industry, economy and Government have failed to provide this basic guarantee: new buildings will not rot. Leaky buildings are the result of an unfortunate confl..

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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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Sacred Histories in Secular New Zealand

The secular character of New Zealand has become an accepted 'fact' of our time. Nevertheless, Christian organizations and discourses have played an important role in framing New Zealand's life and ide..

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Saints and Stirrers: Christianity, Conflict and Peacemaking in New Zealand, 1814-1945

New Zealanders, while generally peaceable and tolerant people, have never shied away from war. Even in the current era, Anzac Day is a major event here, and the haka is one of our most recognisable cu..

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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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Scoundrels & Eccentrics of the Pacific

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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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Secrets of Small Gardens in New Zealand

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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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Sharp Left Turn: Notes on a Life in Music, from Split Enz to Play to Strange, A

This is a gripping read that works on several levels. It's the sliding-door story of someone who might have become a world-famous pop star had he not suffered from a severe phobic disorder. It's ..

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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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Shops, The

A collaboration between well-known writer Steve Braunias and acclaimed photographer Peter Black, who have worked together to produce a book devoted to sad, deserted, beautiful, wistful New Zealand sho..

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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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Singing the Trail: The Story of Mapping Aotearoa New Zealand

The very first maps, oral maps made by early Polynesian and Maori settlers, were waypoints, lists of places in songs, chants, karakia and stories that showed direction. Hundreds of years later, ..

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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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