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94 not out: tales of an engineer

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A Bach for All Seasons: a love story

This memoir spans a time period from the 1960s to 2006. It covers rich themes, including: THE NEW ZEALAND BACH: Its character, changing faces, and its promise of freedom, connection with nature, and..

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After Alexander: The Legacy of a Son

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All the Juicy Pastures

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Alone in the Tasman: Tony Allan's True Story of Survival at Sea
An Angel At My Table

With a heartfelt introduction from Jane Campion. Janet Frame brings the skill of an extraordinary novelist and poet to these vivid and haunting recollections. Gathered here in a single edition ar..

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An Open Book (Title was formerly - Bits and Pieces: An Autobiography)

An octogenarian looks back at a full life in teaching and theatre in New Zealand. As a young couple, he and his wife migrated from UK to start a new life in green countryside the other side of the wor..

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Angel At My Table

One of the great autobiographies of the twentieth century ... A journey from luminous childhood, through the dark experiences of supposed madness, to the renewal of her life through writing fiction. I..

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Annette King: The Authorised Biography

Annette King is New Zealand's longest-serving women MP - 1984-2017 less three years in the wilderness from 1990-1993. In her 30 years in Parliament, she spent 15 in government (10 as a cabinet ministe..

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Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-earth

The definitive history of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth saga, Anything You Can Imagine takes us on a cinematic journey across all six films, featuring brand-new interviews with Peter, his cast & crew. ..

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Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-earth

The definitive history of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth saga, Anything You Can Imagine takes us on a cinematic journey across all six films, featuring brand-new interviews with Peter, his cast & crew. ..

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Astride a Fierce Wind

Astride a Fierce Wind is a story of the life of an immigrant and what it means to leave one home behind and cross the world to find another. But it is also the story of a life of a woman who faces hug..

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Back to the Bluff : a Family History Related to the New Zealand Port Town of Bluff
Balancing Acts: Reflections of a New Zealand Diplomat: 2017

This is Gerald McGhie'sfascinating and insightful account of some of the highlights of almost 40 years service as a New Zealand diplomat - most notably in the Soviet Union - twice - first during the B..

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Being Chinese: A New Zealander's Story

This is the story of a quest I began three decades ago - the search for my Chinese identity. The path I travelled was not linear, and the years brought pain as well as joy. But, while this is a narrat..

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Being Pakeha Now

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Best of Both Worlds: Story of Elsden Best & Tutakangahau
Black Sails White Rabbits

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Boat that Brought Me, The

The only New Zealander to have been attacked by a library, former diplomat Nick Bridge writes of his liberation from English class constraints and an education at a Hampshire prep school to the opport..

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Bold Beyond Belief : Bill Denz, New Zealand's Mountain Warrior
Bono: The Rescue Cat who Helped Me Find My Way Home

In the tradition of Helen Brown's international bestseller Cleo and based on her popular Huffington Post blog, Bono is a funny, tender and insightful story about life, love and recovery - and a rock-s..

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Book of Cohen

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Book of Hat

Like so many people her age, Harriet threw her thoughts down on a blog. However, her reasons for writing were different from her friends, and it was clear from the outset that she was a writer first a..

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Born to Fight

Raw, confronting and honest, UFC champion Mark Hunt's inspiring autobiography shows it is possible to defy the odds and carve a better life. Born into a Mormon Samoan family, Hunt details his harrowin..

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Boundless: A Wayward Entrepreneur's Search for Peace
Breaking Ranks

Three distinct stories about three distinct men, but with one thing in common - they all paid the price for standing up for what they believed. From a great writer, three great stories about conscien..

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Bright Star : Beatrice Hill Tinsley Astronomer

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Broken Book, The

At the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival recently, Fiona Farrell was the star of the opening night with her stories of the Christchurch earthquake - this book takes those stories and gives them we..

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Budapest Girl: An Immigrant Confronts the Past

A Hungarian exile of 1956 with a gift for poetry reflects on a Budapest childhood during World War Two. A complex family spanning the spectrum of Jews, peasants and urban middle class, plus the day-to..

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Burt Munro: The Lost Interviews

Invercargill, at the far southern end of New Zealand. It's the late 1960s and two blokes sit in a modest shed drinking tea. The old bloke is telling stories about his life; the young bloke, a junior r..

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Case of the Missing Body

The Case of the Missing Body is the true and unusual story of Lily, who has no sense of her body. She has struggled with the effects of this her whole life. Desperate to try anything to be normal, a n..

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Casting off: A Memoir: Volume 2

At the end of the first volume of Elspeth Sandys absorbing memoir, What Lies Beneath, an adult Elspeth has solved the riddle of her birth parents and begun to piece together the events of her early li..

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Catch & Release: A Life of Art, Thoughts, and Nonsense
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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Cocktails with Molotov and Tea with Mr. Lee

Bernard Brown lived through WW2 in Suffolk, England, where he was strafed by bullets from a German Messerschmitt; dived to fetch sculpturing clay for a young Lucian Freud; went to school with the noto..

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Colonist's Gaze: The Life of Charles Rooking Carter
Colour of Food : A Memoir of Life, Love & Dinner

Anne Else loved eating, but when she married at 19 she'd never cooked a meal. Despite a shaky start she became an enthusiastic cook - with a little help from Nancy Spain, Katharine Whitehorn, Elizabet..

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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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Constant Radical: The Life and Times of Sue Bradford
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

From Sailor to Legend - the story of Captain James Cook Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers of all time. Written with colour, sweep and the authority of Robert Mundle's five d..

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Dancing On A Razor's Edge: A mother's mission to rescue her meth-addicted son

A mother decides to write the story of her son's long-term methamphetamine addiction as a means to understand why he became an addict and how she can help him. Discovering the true extent of his use a..

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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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Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult

When Lilia's parents fled the cult and its dreadful secrets, Lilia and her many siblings were wrenched away from the only life they knew. Lilia struggled to adapt to life on the outside. Would she be..

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Dear Oliver

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Die Bibel

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Don't Forget To Feed The Cat

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Double Rainbow: James K Baxter, Ngati Hau & The Jerusalem Community
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