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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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Black Hands: Inside the Bain Family Murders

This is the story of a mass-murder that divided a nation. It began in a rickety old house on a cold June morning in 1994, where five members of a seemingly ordinary New Zealand family were gunned..

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Blood of the Flax

On the way Toto O Te Harakeke explores the most important plant-human relationship in the history of Aotearoa. The result, with whanau boom and bust, comes a playful and visually stunning celebration ..

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Braided River: Migration and the Personal Essay: 2019

The Braided River explores contemporary migration to New Zealand through an examination of 200 personal essays written by 37 migrants from 20 different countries, spanning all ages and life stages. Th..

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Brilliance of Birds, The

Who knew that the morepork, our forest-dwelling owl, can turn its head 270 degrees? Or that the eastern bar-tailed godwit doubles its body weight before undertaking an epic and continuous migration of..

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Broken Decade, The: Prosperity, Depression and Recovery in New Zealand, 1928-39

The Depression of the 1930s was a defining period in New Zealand history. It had its own vocabulary swaggers and sugarbags, relief work and sustenance, the Queen Street riots and special constables ..

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Buller's Native Birds of New Zealand A1 Poster

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Bunk for the Night

New Zealand has a huge range of backcountry huts, most of which are available for public use. Some can sleep 80 people, while others are tiny two-bunk affairs with not even room to stand up in. They a..

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Bus Stops on the Moon : Red Mole Days 1974-1980

Bus Stops on the Moon is a personal and a cultural history. As memoir, it is a sequel to The Dreaming Land (2015). A troubled and restless young Martin Edmond is on his way to becoming the wiser, ol..

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But I Changed All That: Fifty Firsts, NZ Women 1893-2018
BWB Text: Christchurch Ruptures

The devastating earthquake that hit Christchurch in 2011 did more than rupture the surface of the city, argues historian Katie Pickles. It created a definitive endpoint to a history shaped by omission..

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BWB Text: First Migration

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BWB Text: Late Love

'Most of the time I have no idea what to do with them or what to say in response to them.'Award-winning New Zealand poet Glenn Colquhoun is also a doctor who works with struggling young people at the ..

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BWB Text: Maui Street: 2018

Morgan Godfery is one of New Zealand's most energising young thinkers. Precociously talented, in just a few short years he has become a leading voice in the country's social and political life. Starti..

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BWB Text: Rebuilding the Kainga: Lessons from Te Ao Hurihuri: 2019

"Home can and should be a source of wellbeing, a place that connects us to our whanau, community, land, culture and history." Pre-nineteenth-century Maori society was complex: rich tribal economi..

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BWB Text: Sugar, Rum and Tobacco

Can a sugar tax improve public health? Even if it can, is it the right thing to do? One of New Zealand's foremost health scientists, Mike Berridge, teams up with tax expert Lisa Marriott to explore th..

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BWB Text: Three Cities

Orthodox is obsolete; conventional is kaput. We thought we knew how we make economics, politics, technology and nature work for us. But increasingly, they are failing to run by the rules and systems w..

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Canons: Complete Lyrics 2015-2020

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Catlins and the Southern Scenic Route

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Central North Island: 70 Free Kid-Friendly Outdoor Adventures
Central Otago history in bite-sized chunks

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Charles Brasch Journals 1958-1973 (Part 3)

This third and final volume of Charles Brasch's compelling private journals covers the years from when he was 48 to his death at 64. By the 1960s, Brasch, though very private by temperament, was a rel..

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Charles Brasch Journals, 1938 -1945 (Part 1)

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Charles Brasch: Journals 1945 - 1957 (Part 2)

This volume of Charles Brasch's journals covers the years from late 1945 to the end of 1957, when the poet and editor was aged 36 to 48. It begins with his return to New Zealand after World War II to ..

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Christchurch Architecture: A Walking Guide

SIXTY BUILDINGS AND SIX ROUTES AROUND A REBUILDING CITY. The second in the series of guides to New Zealands urban architecture by the wellknown team of writer John Walsh and photographer Patrick Reyno..

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Cicadas of New Zealand

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City at the Centre: The History of Palmerston North

A RICHLY ILLUSTRATED HISTORY CELEBRATING 150 YEARS. City at the Centre tells the story of a small town carved out of the bush that once cloaked the Manawatu plains, whose growth was driven by the rail..

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Classic New Zealand Cycle Trails: A Guide to 46 Fantastic Holidays 4 Ed
Classic New Zealand Mountain Bike Rides 10E

Since this book was first published in 1991, mountain bike events, tracks and bikes have undergone a stunning transformation - from pushing heavy fully-rigid clunkers along overgrown stock routes to w..

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Classic New Zealand Mountain Bike Rides: South Island: Updated 9th edition

The ninth edition of New Zealand's best-selling mountain biking guide has been fully revised to include all the essential information needed to guide you to the most exhilarating rides around the coun..

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Cohousing for Life: A Practical and Personal Story of Earthsong Eco-Neighbourhood

In "Cohousing for Life", architect Robin Allison describes her journey from lonely mother of two in the suburbs to determined driver of the development of New Zealand's first cohousing community. It i..

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Colin McCahon: Is This the Promised Land?: Vol.2 1960-1987

Colin McCahon (1919-1987) was New Zealand's greatest twentieth-century artist. Through landscapes, biblical paintings and abstraction, the introduction of words and Maori motifs, McCahon's work came t..

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Colin McCahon: There is Only One Direction.Volume 1. 1919-1959
Collins Field Guide to New Zealand Wildlife

First published in 2000, the COLLINS FIELD GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND WILDLIFE quickly became a classic of its kind. Familiar to both national and international travellers keen to identify the birds, mammal..

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Collins Maori Phrase Book & Dictionary

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Colonising Myths: Maori Realities : He Rukuruku Whakaaro
Colouring My Soul

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Coming Home

'The declamatory return; a homeland as a "wearying enigma". This all makes sense to me. The New Zealand that's home to me may be a place of sheep and rugby and number-eight wire, whatever that is, but..

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Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley

A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley is a beautifully written multi-layered narrative centred on New Zealander Rewi Alley and his part in the momentous political events of mid-twentieth..

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Companion Planting in New Zealand

In this age of increasing hostility towards chemical control of the food we eat, this book is the ideal guide to working with nature. Every tip in this book has worked for somebody - why it worked may..

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Concise History of New Zealand 2E

New Zealand was the last major landmass, other than Antarctica, to be settled by humans. The story of this rugged and dynamic land is beautifully narrated, from its origins in Gondwana some 80 million..

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Conversation with my Country, A

A fresh, personal account of New Zealand, now, from one of our hardest-hitting writers. Following Once Were Warriors, Alan Duff wrote Maori- The Crisis and the Challenge. His controversial comme..

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Cook Voyage Encounters, The

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Coroner Speaks For The Dead to Protect The Living, A
Covid Chronicles: Lessons from New Zealand, The

The dramatic story of New Zealand's response to a global pandemic For the first time in history, on 15 March 2020 the New Zealand government closed the country's borders. What followed was a st..

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Crafting Aotearoa: A Cultural History of Making in New Zealand and the Wider Moana Oceania

A major new history of craft that spans three centuries of making and thinking in Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider Moana (Pacific). Paying attention to Pakeha (European New Zealanders), Maori, and i..

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Critical Conversations in Kaupapa Maori

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Crossing the Lines: The story of three homosexual New Zealand soldiers in WWII

In Crossing the Lines, Brent Coutts brings to light the previously untold history of New Zealand homosexual soldiers in World War II, drawing on the experiences of ordinary men who lived through extra..

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Culture Speaks: Cultural Relationships and Classroom Learning

This book focuses on what it is like to be a young Maori person in a New Zealand secondary school classroom today. It presents and discusses narratives drawn from the voices of Maori secondary student..

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Daughter of Gloriavale

In this personal account, Lilia Tarawa exposes the shocking secrets of the cult, with its rigid rules and oppressive control of women. She describes her fear when her family questioned Gloriavale's be..

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Dawn Chorus HB

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