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New Zealand and the Sea: Historical Perspectives

As a group of islands in the far south-west Pacific Ocean, New Zealand's history is steeped in the sea. Its people have encountered the sea in many different ways: along the coast, in port, on ships,..

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New Zealand Wars & the Victorian Interpretation of Racial Conflict

Revealing the enormous tactical and military skill of Maori, and the inability of 'Victorian interpretation' to acknowledge those qualities, Belich's account of the New Zealand Wars offered a very dif..

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New Zealand Wars | Nga Pakanga o Aotearoa, The

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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New Zealand's  First Refugees Pahiatua

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New Zealand's Lost Heritage: The Stories Behind Our Forgotten Landmarks

New Zealand has a disappointing record of preserving our oldest and proudest buildings. In this book well known historian Richard Wolfe features 20 notable structures which, for various reasons, no lo..

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New Zealand's Worst Disasters: True Stories That Rocked a Nation

A full train plunges into a raging river at Tangiwai; the Wahine is tossed onto rocks at the entrance to Wellington Harbour; an Air New Zealand DC-10 plunges into Mt Erebus; an earthquake destroys Chr..

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Ngai Tahu Deeds: A Window on New Zealand  History

Harry Evison re-examines New Zealand colonial history in the light of a number of original documents, particularly the ten Ngai Tahu deeds by which the Crown acquired Maori title to the southern half ..

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NZ Book

This is a New Zealand book with a difference. It's a visually stunning and entertaining memento of what it's like to live in this country. The NZ Book comprises pages of fresh and quirky illustra..

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Once in a Lifetime: City-Building After Disaster in Christchurch

Christchurch faces the unprecedented situation of having to rebuild its entire central city in a First World economy in the twenty-first century. Disasters fundamentally disturb the normal rules we li..

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Pakeha Settlements in a Maori World: New Zealand Archaeology 1769-1860

Introducing general readers to New Zealand archaeology, Pakeha Settlements in a Maori World tells the story of the first European encounters with a new land. This is a fascinating approach to history ..

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Pakeha Slaves, Maori Masters

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Passchendaele:  New Zealand's Worst Military Disaster

This extensively researched book tells the story of one of the darkest hours of Australia and New Zealand's First World War military. With the forensic use of decades-old documents and soldier account..

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Patched : History of Gangs in New Zealand

The Devil's Henchmen throwing Molotov cocktails at the Epitaph Riders in Christchurch's first gang war. Prime Minister Rob Muldoon surrounded by Black Power members at the Royal Tiger Tavern in Welli..

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Pathway of the Birds: The Voyaging Achievements of the Maori and Their Polynesian Ancestors

"Andrew Crowe has produced a masterful synthesis of the remarkable voyaging history of the Polynesians." Prof Patrick Kirch, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School at th..

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Peace, Power & Politics : How New Zealand Became Nuclear Free

This is a story of how ordinary people created a movement that changed New Zealand's foreign policy and our identity as a nation. The story of peace activism from our pre-recorded history to 1975 was ..

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Penguin History of New Zealand

New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and settled by humankind. It was also the first to introduce full democracy. Between those events, and in the century that followed the f..

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Phoney Wars: New Zealand Society in the Second World War
Pills & Potions at the Cotter Medical History Trust

In this fascinating and by turns alarming book, Claire Le Couteur has researched the background to some of the popular medical remedies in New Zealand's medical history, based on items found in the co..

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Place Names of Banks Peninsula and the Port Hills

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Plimmer Legacy, The

From Wellington's Plimmer Steps to the green hills of Motukawa. This is the story of a family - several generations of influential people - starting with 'the father of Wellington', John Plimmer, whos..

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Pocket Kiwi: a Humble History of Aotearoa

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Polynesian Panthers: Pacific Protest and Affirmative Action in Aotearoa New Zealand 1971-1981
Port to Plains: Over and Under the Port Hills, the Story of the Lyttelton Railway Tunnel
Portuguese In Aotearoa: They came to New Zealand from Portugal
Post Marks: The Way We Were - Early New Zealand Postcards, 1897-1922

Post Marks: The Way We Were - Early New Zealand Postcards, 1897-1922 reveals the pioneer roots of New Zealand culture, the importance society placed on industry and infrastructure and the rapidly chan..

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Presenting New Zealand: An Illustated History

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Promoting Health in Aotearoa New Zealand

Promoting Health in Aotearoa New Zealand is the first comprehensive text on health promotion in New Zealand. Primarily written for students, practitioners and policy makers in the health sector, it wi..

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Protest Tautohetohe: Resistance, Persistence and Defiance: 2019

For a small, peaceful democracy in the South Pacific, New Zealand has had its fair share of major protest issues, and over the decades New Zealanders have become adept at mobilising around causes...

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Pursuing Peace: Christianity and the Peace Tradition in New Zealand

This follow-up to Saints and Stirrers brings the history of the Christian-inspired peace movement up to the present. Quaker pacifism, nuclear testing in the Pacific, Maori land alienation and cu..

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Pushing Boundaries: New Zealand Protestants and Overseas Missions 1827-1939

We know a lot about the early missionaries who came to New Zealand from 1814 and how Christianity developed through their complex interactions with Maori. Less well known are the ways in which settler..

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Real Modern: Everyday New Zealand in the 1950s and 1960s

The decades of the 1950s and 60s continue to exert a powerful fascination, and in New Zealand, these postwar years have been remembered in popular culture as a golden age. But what was life really lik..

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Reconstructing Faces : The Art and Wartime Surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and Mowlem

The two world wars played an important role in the evolution of plastic and maxillofacial surgery in the first half of the 20th century. This book is about four of the key figures involved. Sir Harold..

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Riccarton and the Deans Family: History and Heritage

The story of Riccarton Bush and its association with the Deans family encapsulates the natural and social history of Canterbury. This story began several thousand years ago with an ancient floodplain ..

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Risking Lives: NZ Abortion Stories 1900-1939

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Ritchies of Ripponvale: Blackford, Scotland to Cromwell, New Zealand
Road to Hell: State violence against children in postwar New Zealand
Rough on Women: Abortion in 19th-Century New Zealand

Rough on Women is, in some respects, the prequel to Abortion Then and Now: New Zealand abortion stories from 1940 to 1980, in which women recorded their firsthand experiences of abortion. In contrast ..

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Royal New Zealand Ballet at Sixty

In 2013 the Royal New Zealand Ballet marks the company's sixtieth anniversary. This is a triumph for the vision of Poul Gnatt, who in 1953 established a dance company which undertook national touring...

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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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Savage Country

New Zealand in the 1820s had no government or bureaucratic presence; no newspapers were published; the literate population was probably no more than a couple of dozen people at any one time. Early exp..

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Savaged to Suit: Maori and Cartooning in New Zealand
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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Seeing Red: NZ, the Commonwealth & the Cold War 1945-91
Sergeant James Allen Ward VC 75 (NZ) Squadron RAF

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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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Short History of New Zealand

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Short History of the NZ Wars

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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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