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Inside Hustle,The

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Into the Unknown: Secret WWI Diary of Kiwi Alick Trafford No. 25/469

A personal account of WWI from the diaries of a Gisborne farm boy, shaped into a gripping narrative by the diarist's grandson 100 years later. Follow Alick as he moves from his last night on the farm ..

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It Doesn't Take a War: The Hyde Train Disaster

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Jacinda Ardern

'Sincere, intent, focused and always readable. [This] book gets to a truth and an understanding.' Steve Braunias, Newsroom Michelle Duff delves into Ardern's beginnings in small-town New Zealand,..

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Jacinda Ardern: A New Kind of Leader

Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is a leader for a new generation, one tired of inertia in the face of pressing issues such as climate change, immigration and the rise of far-right terrori..

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Jacinda Ardern: Leading With Empathy

Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy is a major biography of one of the most important and inspirational leaders of the twenty-first century, based on interviews with the New Zealand Prime Minister he..

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Karl Wolfskehl: A Poet in Exile

Karl Wolfskehl (1869-1948) came to New Zealand in 1938 as a refugee. Disturbed by the rising anti-Semitism he had left Germany for Switzerland and Italy in 1933. When Italy began to adopt anti-Jewish ..

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Kate Edger: The life of a pioneering feminist

In 1877, Kate Edger became the first woman to graduate from a New Zealand university. The New Zealand Herald enthusiastically hailed her achievement as 'the first rays of the rising sun of female inte..

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Kim Workman: Journey Towards Justice: 2018

Kim Workman is a central figure in the ongoing discussion of justice and prison policy in New Zealand. This memoir presents his rich narrative of a life lived through periods of personal and political..

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King of the Castle : William Larnach

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Knock Knock: Confessions of a Kiwi Interviewer

Extraordinary stories from a lifetime spent conducting interviews. This is the world of the dreaded door-knock from the other side of the door. Trish Palmer has been working as an interviewer and area..

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Know Your Place

The story of a child refugee who faced her fears, found her home and accidentally made history When she was just nine, Golriz Ghahraman and her parents were forced to flee their home in Iran. A..

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Leading Lady: Life in the Spotlight

Articulate and intelligent, Eve Poole had a passion for the theatre and the arts. A desire to protect one of Invercargill's cultural icons led her into politics and she was elected as the city's first..

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Letters of Denis Glover

Oh Christ, a bloody 1/2 witted student, for purposes of an essay, has just come in to ask me what I and Baxter write verse for, and if we mean what we say, or is there something deeper; could we write..

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Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living

Stars of the hit television series The Casketeers, as seen on Netflix Francis and Kaiora Tipene aren't your typical funeral directors. With their famous humour and big-hearted personalities, ..

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Life As A Novel Biography Of Maurice Shadbolt Vol 2 1973-2004
Life of Extremes, A : The Life and Times of a Polar Filmmaker

Max Quinn's filmmaking career has taken him to the ends of the earth; from his native New Zealand to Alaska; Antarctica to the Arctic. A Life of Extremes is a personal account of his travel and work i..

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Losing the Silver Spoon

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Love and Terror in the Third Reich

What was it like to fall in love in Hitler's Germany? As the war tore them apart, how did young couples keep love vibrant, care for their children, and relate to the war? The earthy letters of Ernst a..

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Mad or Bad? Life & Exploits of Amy Bock 1859 - 1943
Making History: A New Zealand Story

`Men no longer whisper "Revolution", they shout it; and they no longer carry banners, but throw bricks' - Letter home from Harvard, 1970. Jock Phillips grew up in post-war Christchurch where hist..

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Maori Boy: A Memoir

This is the first volume of Witi Ihimaera's enthralling memoir, packed with stories of the formative years of this much-loved writer. Witi Ihimaera is a consummate storyteller - one critic calling him..

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Mark of The Lion : The Story Of Charles Upham VC & Bar
Maze of Grace, A

In 2015 Natalie Yule Yeoman was diagnosed with breast cancer. A Maze of Grace is the story of her response to the illness over a year, through diary entries, correspondence, poems, medical reports and..

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McGinty Musters "Erewhon"

With no knowledge of sheep mustering, and not even knowing how to work dogs, just wth enthusiasm and the ability to talk his way into anfd out of things, McGinty stumbles and learns as he goes. his de..

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Memory Stick

Born in Hamilton in 1950 with a penchant for drama, Anne Manchester was perplexed by her remote mother and frustrated by the strictures of a post-war upbringing. She launched into university life a..

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Merchant, Miner, Mandarin:  life & times of the remarkable Choie Sew Hoy

In 1869, a businessman from China's Guangdong Province first set foot on New Zealand soil at Port Chalmers. It was the beginning of an illustrious career that would change the shape of commerce and in..

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Metamorphosis A Scientist's Journey

Metamorphosis is the story of one woman's transformation from a traditional Kiwi housewife of the 1950s into an internationally known scientist. Born in 1926, married at 21 and a mother shortly aft..

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Mild Touch of Cancer, A

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Minister of Everything - the Bill Birch Story

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Mirror Book, The

Growing up behind the family fa ade. Brave, explosive, and thought-provoking, this is a powerful memoir from a critically acclaimed writer. 'It's material, make a story out of it,' was t..

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Misadventures of Polly Gillespie: Reports from a Riotous Life

Reports from the battlefield of a riotous life, from one of NZ's best-known radio personalities. With a great deal of humour and honesty Polly Gillespie walks the reader through some of the ups a..

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Mrs D is Going Within

Lotta Dann should have it all sorted. She s quit a dysfunctional drinking habit, has written a bestselling memoir and has launched a website to help others get sober. Life should be sweet, right? Wron..

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Mrs D is Going Without: A Memoir

Lotta Dann was in trouble - her fun drinking habit had slowly morphed into an obsessive hunger for wine. One bottle a night was never quite enough. When she tried to cut down, she found it nearly impo..

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My Life In Public Health

Dr Murray Laugesen's long career as a public health specialist has seen him involved in some of the major public health initiatives, both global and national, of the latter part of the twentieth centu..

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My Mother and Other Secrets

When Wendyl Nissen's mother was suffering with Alzheimer's, she told some extraordinary stories about her background that Wendyl had never heard before. Determined to get to the bottom of these f..

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Native Son: The Writer's Memoir

This is the second volume of memoir by this remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the beginning of his career. Look at him, the young man on the cover. The year is ..

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Nine Lives: Expeditions To Everest

Robert Mads Anderson is an elite mountaineer with a solitary goal: to conquer Everest. After nearly getting killed on his first expedition, Anderson then led a team up a new route without oxygen or Sh..

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No Ordinary Man: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Dr Arthur Purchas

Arthur Purchas was said to be perhaps the most gifted person ever to come to this country. Surgeon and doctor, architect, engineer, geologist, explorer, musician, botanist, artist, priest, inventor, i..

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Not That I'd Kiss a Girl: A Kiwi Girl's Tale of Coming out and Coming of Age

Lil O'Brien accidentally outed herself to her parents at the age of nineteen when they overheard her talking to a friend about liking girls. Half an hour later she found herself on the side of the roa..

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Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will find a way and ultimately conquer. I can't recommend it enough.' Heather Mor..

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On the Move Again

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One Minute Crying Time

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Oscar Garden: Tale of One Man's Love of Flying

One day in 1930, a man walked into a department store in London and bought an aeroplane. Having just learned to fly, Oscar Garden dreamed of flying to Australia. In his newly purchased aeroplane, he d..

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Out of the Wild: Seven Years in the Wilderness, Hollyford Track, Fiordland National Park
Over the Hill: On the Retired Life

Based on the articles published in his successful newspaper column, 'Over the Hill', this book is a collection of writing on all matters pertaining to the retired life from the mind of the late Profes..

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Passion Is My Main Ingredient

In this blistering memoir of his life in the baking business, Dean Brettschneider describes his journey from a small town baker's apprentice to Global Baker and the internationally successful entrepre..

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Passion: Living, Feasting and Writing deep in the Marlborough Sounds

`Passion' is the perfect word for author Marion Day. She is passionate about many things - life, nature, photography, good food - and unifying them all is her love of writing. A veritable `feast' in s..

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Perfection: The life and times of Sir William Manchester

From country boy to internationally renowned plastic surgeon, from junior medical officer to Lieutenant Colonel in just four years, "Perfection: the life and times of Sir William Manchester" covers a ..

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Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood

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