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Story of a Treaty

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Take Me To The Nevis

This book combines the writings of Gavine Campbell, who first went to the Nevis as a young school teacher in 1927 and stories of people who braved the challenges the Nevis threw at them. Gavine marrie..

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Tangata O Le Moana : New Zealand & the People of the Pacific
Te Hei Tiki: An Enduring Treasure in a Cultural Continuum

Of all Maori personal adornments, the human figure pendants known as hei tiki are the most famous, highly prized and culturally iconic. This book examines and celebrates the long history of hei tiki a..

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Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi

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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
Tears of Rangi: Experiments Across Worlds

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Teenagers

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Text Pou Marama

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That Terrible Time

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Through the Eyes of a Miner: The photography of Joseph Divis
To the Ends of the Earth and Back Again

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To the Ends of the Earth: Did the Greeks Circumnavigate the World and Settle NZ Before the Birth of Christ?

For some 24 years in the 1500s map makers included Australia on their world maps - long before Australia was actually 'discovered' by Europeans, according to conventional history. This book presents e..

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Today in New Zealand History

Dates matter, and they are often a starting point for our engagement with history. For most New Zealanders, days like 6 February or 25 April are laden with significance. They are recognised as markers..

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Today in New Zealand History

Dates matter, and they are often a starting point for our engagement with history. For most New Zealanders, days like 6 February or 25 April are laden with significance. They are recognised as markers..

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Towards the Mountain: A Story of Grief and Hope Forty Years on from Erebus

When an Air New Zealand sightseeing plane crashed into the lower slopes of Mount Erebus in Antarctica in 1979, all 257 people on board lost their lives. The Erebus disaster sent shockwaves thro..

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Tragedy at Pike River Mine : How and Why 29 Men Died
Treaty & Its Times

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Treaty of Waitangi

Claudia Orange's remarkable history was first published in 1987. Winning the Goodman Fielder Wattie Award, it went on to sell over 40,000 copies. Much that the book said was new to Pakeha - and even m..

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Treaty of Waitangi Settlements

The settlement of iwi claims under the Treaty of Waitangi has been a prominent feature of New Zealand's political and legal landscape over the last thirty years. It has drawn international attention, ..

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Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas

In this rich and stylish description by New Zealand scholar Salmond, Cook's voyages take on a peculiar, dreamlike quality. Salmond's claim is that Cook was far more affected by his exposure to the Pol..

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True To Ireland: Eire's 'conscientious objectors' in New Zealand in World War II

Irish men and women came to New Zealand in the 1930s to seek a better life, many carrying bitter memories of atrocities committed by the British. With WWII came the threat of conscription, but many..

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Turangawaewae: Identity and Belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand

A BOOK FOR THINKERS AND PARTICIPANTS IN NEW ZEALAND AND GLOBAL SOCIETYWhat is a New Zealander? How do we understand what makes New Zealand complex and unique? And what creates a sense of belonging and..

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Two Voyages, One Encounter

The first immigrants sailed to New Zealand from the Central Pacific in large double hulled waka built without any metal, using only natural materials and stone tools. It was the longest of all the ..

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Two Worlds

'Professor Salmond has written a remarkable book. Remarkable for its meticulous research, for its ability to grip the reader's attention; but most of all, remarkable that no-one has done anything quit..

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Uncle John Watson: Resident Magistrate

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Unearthly Landscapes: New Zealand's Early Cemeteries, Churchyards and Urupa

Every town and small settlement in New Zealand has an old cemetery. Rather than being ignored and left to moulder, the author argues that these are the repositories of family and community histories a..

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Unpacking the Kists: The Scots in New Zealand

Historians have suggested that Scottish influences are more pervasive in New Zealand than in any other country outside Scotland, yet curiously New Zealand's Scots migrants have previously attracted on..

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Waikato: A History of New Zealand's Greatest River

From snow to surf, the Waikato is New Zealand's longest river. This fascinating account takes a historical journey along its 425 kilometre length, uncovering extraordinary reports of the people, place..

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Waitangi: a Living Treaty: 2019

Acclaimed historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day. From t..

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Waitapu to Waitui: A Journey Up the Takaka Valley

This Golden Bay photo-history, the fourth to be published by River Press for the Bainham Reunion Committee, is a 192-page book of black and white photographs covering the Takaka Valley from Waitapu an..

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Wars Without End: New Zealand's Land Wars - A Maori Perspective

From the earliest days of European settlement in New Zealand, Maori have struggled to hold on to their land. Tensions began early, arising from disputed land sales. When open conflict between Mao..

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We Are Here: An atlas of Aotearoa

An extraordinary visual data book like no other Clustered yet scattered, we New Zealanders live across the country's physical landscapes, experiencing its varied weather and environments. We co-creat..

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Webs of Empire : Locating New Zealand's Colonial Pasts

Breaking open colonisation to reveal tangled cultural and economic networks, Webs of Empire offers new paths into our colonial history. Linking Gore and Chicago, Maori and Asia, India and newspapers, ..

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Whatever it Takes: Pacific Films and John O'Shea 1948-2000

Pacific Films was founded on the belief that without locally made feature films, a country imperils its very identity. Led by its idiosyncratic producer John O'Shea, the story of Pacific Films begins ..

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Women & Children Last

A sea voyage in the nineteenth century was not for the faint-hearted. The hazards were many and accidents commonplace. Of the ways a ship might meet its end, destruction by fire was perhaps the most f..

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Women Mean Business: Colonial businesswomen in New Zealand

From Kaitaia in Northland to Oban on Stewart Island, New Zealand's nineteenth-century towns were full of entrepreneurial women. Contrary to what we might expect, colonial women were not only wives and..

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Working Lives c.1900: A Photographic Essay

For the men and women of the skilled trades in the early 20th century, the skills and knowledge of their respective crafts were a source of identity and pride. Together with the so-called unskilled, w..

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Wrecked on a Reef: Or, Twenty Months Among the Auckland Isles

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of Am..

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