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A Biography of David Kirkwood

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A Canoe Before the Wind

An extraordinary memoir of an immigrant son's story of a better future In 1962, a Samoan family journeyed to New Zealand - a country immigrants once called 'the land of milk and honey' - in ..

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A Feeling for Food

'A Feeling for Food' began as a letter to two sons leaving home, giving them the recipes of the food they'd grown up with so they could feed themselves, but Lis Cowey soon realised she was giving them..

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A Fire in Your Belly: Maori Leaders Speak

'If you were to ask me about the nature of leadership in terms of what I've learnt, you've got to have a fire in your belly for an outcome' - Sir Tipene O'ReganWhat makes a Maori leader? Are there co..

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A Memoir...but I Digress

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A month at the back of my brain: a third memoir

Unlike Kevin Ireland's earlier memoirs (one of which won a national book award), this is not so much a chronicle of lasting interests and memorable occurrences as a rummage through 30 episodes - one a..

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A Vintner's Tale

Of modest stature, from Central European stock and born in West Auckland, Peter Hubscher first trialled as a winemaker in Hawke's Bay in the 1960s. His apprenticeship completed, he returned to the W..

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Accidental Teacher, The:  Joys, ambitions, ideals, stuff-ups and heartaches of a teaching life

With his sharp wit and poet's eye, Tim Heath writes of a forty-year career, mostly in New Zealand but also in Samoa. He's worked in small country schools, in big city schools, at the Correspondence Sc..

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Activism Feminism Politics And Parliament

Margaret Wilson has always lived a political life. From her days as a child growing up in the Waikato in a Catholic family attuned to fairness, an unlikely law student in the 1960s in a class with a f..

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After Everest: A Sherpa's Dream to Conquer the Top of the World

On 29 May 1953 Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary conquered Everest, three days before the coronation of Queen Elizabeth. Before their success, Everest had claimed the lives of dozens of climbers, incl..

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All Sorts of Lives: Katherine Mansfield and the Art of  Risking Everything

Accessible, lively new biography of an under-served female writer, from a bestselling, acclaimed literary biographer Published to celebrate Katherine Mansfield's centenary, this is a compact but ..

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All Sorts of Lives: Katherine Mansfield and the art of risking everything

Accessible, lively new biography of an under-served female writer, from a bestselling, acclaimed literary biographer ** The Sunday Times Best Literary Book of 2023** ** A Waterstones Best Book ..

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Always Going Home

Always Going Home is the compelling personal story of Frances Edmonds relationship with her beloved, complicated, difficult mother, the award-winning poet Lauris Edmond (19242000). This book takes a ..

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An Exquisite Legacy: The work and art of New Zealand naturalist G.V. Hudson

The biography of one of New Zealand's greatest naturalist-artists, G. V.Hudson. George Hudson, 1867-1946, was one of New Zealand's pioneer naturalists, who devoted his life to collecting and describi..

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Angel of the Anzacs: The Life of Nola Luxford

Nola Luxford left New Zealand in 1919 for Hollywood. She was 23 years old and determined to distinguish herself after a family scandal in New Zealand. In Hollywood she appeared in films with Harold Ll..

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Ans Westra: A Life in Photography

The photographer Ans Westra, who died in 2023, took hundreds of thousands of images over her long career. Together, those images constitute what is arguably a photo album of Aotearoa. Her dedica..

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Becoming Pakeha

A journey between two cultures After more than 200 years of co-existence under the umbrella of a unique treaty, you might think things would be better than ever. In this perceptive and pierci..

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Ben Smith: More Than A Game

More Than A Game tells Ben Smith's story of playing for a club, a rugby union and a super franchise that has always had to box above its weight to achieve success. Despite that challenge, Ben rose to ..

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Beyond Hope: From an Auckland prison to changing lives in Afghanistan

A powerful story of how one man didn't let other people define him 'Bariz gifts us his truth-telling, delivered with unwavering optimism.' Matt Brown, author of She Is Not Your Rehab 'Ex..

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Bits of String too Short to Use: A memoir of collecting, writing and the highs and lows of life

The author looks at her life as a series of 'bits', memorable episodes which, when joined together form a pattern both fascinating and thought-provoking. From early life in an unusual rural community,..

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Blindingly Obvious: The beautiful  vision of Minnie B. Leader and blind social pioneer.

This is the moving story of a woman who, throughout her life, has refused to be defined by what others think she can or cannot do. Minnie Baragwanath was diagnosed, at the age of 15, with a conge..

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Blood and Bone: Revelations of an Orthopaedic Surgeon

Russell Tregonning finished his fifty-year career in medicine as one of New Zealand's leading orthopaedic surgeons and as a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Otago School of Medicine. This memoir ..

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Bob Crowder: A New Zealand organics pioneer

Bob Crowder: A New Zealand organics pioneer, by leading garden historian Matt Morris, tells the story of Bob Crowder's life and his role in the birth of the organics movement in Aotearoa New Zealand.G..

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Bookshop Dogs

Dogs of all shapes and sizes visit Ruth Shaw's three wee bookshops in Manap?uri in the far south of Aotearoa New Zealand. Local dogs, holiday house dogs, travelling dogs: many have great stories, be t..

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Born To Live

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Boy from Gorge River, The: from New Zealand's Remotest Family to the World Beyond

From the son of the bestselling authors of A Life on Gorge River and A Wife on Gorge River On the West Coast of the South Island, past deep fiords, glassy lakes, forested valleys and snow-c..

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Bushline: A Memoir

Robbie Burton is a tramper, mountain-lover and book publisher, who has had a life-long infatuation with the wild places of New Zealand. In this memoir he recalls a childhood in which the natural world..

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Bwana, There's a Body in the Bath!

Bwana, There's a Body in the Bath! By Peter Whitehead with Tony Park Born in Shanghai and shipped to England as a child, Peter Whitehead then made his way to Australia, sol..

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BWB Text: Paul Callaghan: Luminous Moments

Acknowledged internationally for his ground- breaking scientific research in the field of magnetic resonance, Sir Paul Callaghan was a scientist and visionary with a rare gift for promoting science to..

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Call Me Brother

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Cliff Porter captain of the 1924 Invincibles 100 years on

Clifford Glen Porter was nicknamed "Offside Porter" be-cause his anticipation was so accurate and his speed around the scrum so great that opponents insisted he must have been off side. Good referees ..

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Cold Inside, The: A Story about Mountains, Friendship, and Doubt

The Cold Inside takes an intimate look at what it takes to climb. With a unique focus on New Zealand’s breathtaking, unparalleled landscape, seasoned mountaineer and award-winning author Paul Hersey i..

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Come Back to Mona Vale: Life and death in a Christchurch mansion

Come Back to Mona Vale is a beautifully written, compelling narrative/memoir that sets about unravelling the mysteries and anomalies behind the public history of a wealthy Christchurch business family..

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Comrade: Bill Andersen: Communist, Working-Class Life

Bill Andersen was one of the most significant figures in New Zealand's trade union movement in the later twentieth century. Cybele Locke's biography recovers the relationships between communism and wo..

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Consolations of Insignificance: A New Zealand Diplomatic Memoir

Terence O'Brien was a born diplomat - urbane, clever, adaptable and hardworking, with a talent for strategy and negotiation. Although born in England, he was a loyal and dedicated New Zealander and ..

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Constance Barnicoat: A Cool Head and a Sharp Pen

Constance Barnicoat (1872-1922) was sassy, strong, opinionated, brave, meticulous, and very intelligent. She should be celebrated as a leading journalist of her time, but she is unknown to most people..

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Creating Space: An experience of gender

"Creating Space - An Experience of Gender" describes the extraordinary work of Jane Prichard, in her own words. It tells how Jane's advocacy for women and girls in Aotearoa New Zealand began. The book..

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Dame Suzy D: My Story

A four-time world squash champion, Dame Susan Devoy has led a remarkably varied life. She's been Race Relations Commissioner, a television star, a newspaper columnist, raised four boys and met Bill Cl..

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Dating the Kiwi Male

Dating the Kiwi Male recounts the dates of Kiwi women looking for a Kiwi man - the fun, the funny, the awkward and the ugly, all the while laughing at our own expense. What is it like to date the We..

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Dead People I Have Known

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Deceived: Spiritual Liberation from the Occult and Guru Worship

A powerful story of escaping the Occult and finding spiritual freedom. Are you or is someone you know currently involved in Occult practices? Are you curious about Past Life Regression, Tarot Ca..

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Desk, The

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Did I Ever Tell You This?: A Memoir

Sam Neill's unmissable memoir is revealing, heart-warming and often hilarious, as he recounts the unpredictable turns of fortune that have defined his life and career. In this unexpected memoir,..

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Digging Deep: A Journey into Southeast Asia's past

In this unique memoir, Charles Higham, one of the great archaeologists of his generation, describes the inside story of how his many excavations have introduced Southeast Asia's past to a worldwide au..

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Do You Still Have Time for Chaos?

Did I disturb ye good people? I hopes I disturb ye, I hopes I disturb ye enough to want to see this, your house, in ruins all around ye! Have you had enough yet? Or do you still have time for chaos? -..

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Dogs and Boars

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Don't Dream It's Over: The remarkable life of Neil Finn

In early 1980, 21-year-old Neil Mullane Finn wrote 'I Got You', which became the signature song and biggest hit for the Kiwi band Split Enz, co-founded by Neil's big brother Tim several years earlier...

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Downfall:The Destruction of Charles Mackay *Ockham 2023 Short List*

1920 New Zealanders were shocked by the news that the brilliant, well-connected mayor of genteel Whanganui had shot a young gay poet, D'Arcy Cresswell, who he thought was blackmailing him. They were t..

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End Times *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

In the late 1980s, two teenage girls found refuge from a world of cosy conformity, sexism and the nuclear arms race in protest and punk. Then, drawn in by a promise of meaning and purpose, they cast o..

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Everest Mountain Guide: The remarkable story of a Kiwi mountaineer

'Everest Mountain Guide' follows the career of Kiwi mountaineer, Guy Cotter, who has been leading guided ascents of Mt Everest from the early 1990's. After the tragic deaths of New Zealanders Gary Bal..

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Every Effing Inch: Fear and Loathing on Aotearoa New Zealand's Long Trail - the 3012km Te Araroa

When an elderly trio decided to tackle Aotearoa New Zealand’s Te Araroa Trail from Cape Reinga to Bluff, they were asked if they were going to do EFI. What’s that?, they asked. Every F…ing Inch, was t..

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