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'Other Stations Are Shit': Student Radio in Aotearoa New Zealand

From its beginnings in 1969 as a student capping stunt, student radio has gone on to become an influential source of music and culture across Aotearoa New Zealand. Fresh sounds, new talent and creativ..

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1921 Rugby Race Empire

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30 Queer Lives: Conversations with LGBTQIA+ New Zealanders

30 Queer Lives explores the lives, struggles and successes of LGBTQIA+ New Zealanders. The author, Matt McEvoy, notes that as a young gay Kiwi kid growing up, books about All Blacks and Sir Edmund Hil..

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50 years, 50 stories: Marlborough the region that turned the wine world upside down

Who would have thought at the beginning of 1973 that the planting of a few grape vines in Marlborough would turn the wine world upside down? Who could have foreseen the international success that woul..

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A Bunk for the Night REVISED: A guide to New Zealand's best backcountry huts - revised

New Zealand has a huge range of backcountry huts, most of which are available for public use. Some can sleep 80 people, while others are tiny two-bunk affairs with not even room to stand up in. They a..

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A Different Light: First Photographs of Aotearoa: First Photographs of Aotearoa

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A Kind of Shelter Whakaruru-taha: An anthology of new writing for a new world order

Sixty-eight writers and eight artists gather at a hui in a magnificent cave-like dwelling or meeting house. In the middle is a table, the tepu korero, from which the rangatira speak; they converse..

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A Mingling of Hope and Fear

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A New History: The University of Canterbury 1873-2023

A century and a half now separate us from the founding of Canterbury College, the institution from which the University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha evolved. In 'A New History: The Unive..

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A Photographic Guide to Fossils of New Zealand

A reprint under a new ISBN, this handy reference guide focuses on plant and animal fossils commonly found in New Zealand. Fossils are the preserved remains of past life and are very much part of the n..

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Across the Pass: A collection of tramping writing

Tramping is a journey into mountainous country, across passes, along ridges, beside rivers or through forests. It is a journey also, perhaps, to discovering more about the native plants and animals ex..

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Adopted: Loss, love, family and reunion

To not know your family story is a huge loss of your sense of self. It has the potential to undermine your wellbeing and your relationships across a lifetime. Adopted is the powerful and honest acco..

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Adventures with Emilie: Taking on Te Araroa trail in 138  life-changing days

A mother and daughter's wild journey to rediscover the wonder and restorative power of nature. "I'm here because I want to test the very limits of my own resilience and reassure myself that no m..

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After Dark: Walking Into the Nights of Aotearoa

In After Dark Annette Lees walks us into the nights of Aotearoa. In the company of bats, owls, moths and seabirds, she guides us from dusk to dawn with fascinating night stories: tales of war stealth ..

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All Experience Is An Arch: A collection of writing about geriatric medicine, older people and ageing

This book is a compilation of essays, vignettes and discussion papers written by a retired geriatrician to consider some of the issues associated with ageing and older people, including the health con..

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Alpine Panorama: A view to a climb

For lovers of the great outdoors and those captivated by the silent allure of Canterbury's alpine horizon, Andy Buchanan's Alpine Panorama: A view to a climb is a celebration of nature's majesty and a..

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Aotearoa Handbook of Criminology

With chapters by leading scholars of criminology from across the country, The Aotearoa Handbook of Criminology represents a state-of-the-art account of crime and criminal justice in Aotearoa New Zeala..

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Archive Fever - New Zealand Underground Sound in Fanzine Interviews 1991 - 1999

Bomb! A book collecting interviews, artwork and texts of New Zealand underground sound artists from fanzines in the years 1991-1999. Collected by Noel Meek. Texts by Noel Meek, Bruce Russell, Seymour..

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Auckland: The Twentieth-Century Story

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Billy Wallace: A True Rugby Legend

In the history of New Zealand sports, few players have achieved the legendary status of Billy Wallace - one of the first, and most gifted, rugby players to ever be associated with the game...

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Black Gold: The story of how the All Blacks became rugby's most valuable asset

Power, Money and the Team that Reshaped Rugby How did one of the smallest nations in the world produce the jewel in world rugby's crown? In the professional age, the All Blacks have evolved t..

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Blue Duck Station: The land, the rivers and the people

Journey into the heart of wild New Zealand with Blue Duck Station, a captivating portrait of one of the country's most environmentally significant stations. Nestled alongside the idyllic Whanganui Nat..

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Bluff in Wartime: By One Who Was There

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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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Body-Confident: A modern and practical guide to raising happy eaters

How do we encourage our kids towards healthy habits without promoting body obsession? For too long, parents have been given an impossible task: keep your kid from getting too fat, while makin..

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Boundaries: People and Places of Central Otago

Brian Turner's name is synonymous with Central Otago – albeit a different Central – one well removed from the tourist centres and vineyards. His Central is at the boundaries; watching the local rugby ..

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Budget Like a Legend: Hot tips to grow your wealth, from a guy who's been there

Don't want money to rule your every waking thought? Look no further. What I've learned from all this, I want to share with you: this whole budgeting, sorting out your money thing - it's not i..

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Build for Eternity: A History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand

Build for Eternity is a comprehensive account of the history of Mormonism in New Zealand from 1854, when its first missionaries arrived, to the present day. The book draws on the perspectives and expe..

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BWB Text: #NoFly

"By avoiding planes for a year, I found that I had cut my carbon dioxide emissions from travel to just over 1 tonne. This was a reduction of 95 per cent from my 2017 carbon footprint from travel. It f..

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BWB Text: 100% Pure Future

Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on New Zealand tourism, but the industry was already troubled by unchecked growth and questionable governance that has put pressure on the environment, infrastruc..

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BWB Text: A Matter of Fact

"I knew, and know still, that there is good science and bad science, misinformation and reliable information, truth and falsehood, and also much grey in between . . . But being more adamant, more righ..

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BWB Text: Abolishing the Military

In an era of escalating global conflicts, this book challenges the conventional belief that nation-states need military forces to ensure their security and contribute to international peace. As academ..

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BWB Text: Broken Estate The

"It is easy to look at the extremity of `post truth' politics in the US and conclude that we must be doing something ok in New Zealand. But in many ways, the foundations of our media system are in wor..

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BWB Text: Climate Dispossessed The

The world is heating up beyond the capacity of some countries to cope. Entire populations of Pacific Islands are at risk, jeopardising the sovereign rights of these countries and the security of the r..

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BWB Text: Encounters Across Time

'Story telling is an art deep within human nature.' A timely collection of writings on history, from one of Aotearoa New Zealand's most distinguished scholars. These essays bring forth important..

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BWB Text: False Divides

Te Moana Nui a Kiwa is the great ocean continent. While it is common to understand ocean and seas as something that divides land, for those Indigenous to the Pacific or the Moana, it was traditionally..

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BWB Text: First Migration

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BWB Text: Fragments from a Contested Past

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BWB Text: From Paper to Platform

While global regulators grapple with tech behemoths such as Google and Facebook through evolving laws and regulations, the New Zealand government has held a laissez-faire stance. In From Paper to Plat..

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BWB Text: Haerenga

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BWB Text: He Pou Hiringa

This book brings together writing on the big questions about the role of Maori, tikanga and matauranga in shaping science and technological innovation. Written by Maori from diverse disciplines, it ex..

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BWB Text: Imagining Decolonisation

Decolonisation is a term that scares some, and gives hope to others. It is an uncomfortable and bewildering concept for many New Zealanders - yet needed if we are going to build a country that is fair..

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BWB Text: Introducing He Whakaputanga; He Tohu

The content of this short book is derived directly from the larger illustrated publication, foregoing all illustrations to suit the BWB Texts format. He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tir..

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BWB Text: Introducing Te Tiriti o Waitangi; He Tohu

The content of this short book is derived directly from the larger illustrated publication, foregoing all illustrations to suit the BWB Texts format. In 1840, over 500 Maori leaders put their nam..

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BWB Text: Introducing Women's Suffrage; He Tohu

The content of this short book is derived directly from the larger illustrated publication, foregoing all illustrations to suit the BWB Texts format. In 1893 New Zealand became the first country ..

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BWB Text: Island Time

New Zealand is a nation that exists on Pacific Islands, but does not, will not, perhaps cannot, see itself as a Pacific Island nation. Yet turning to the Pacific, argues Damon Salesa, enables us to gr..

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BWB Text: K?rearea

Stirring writings on life, law and culture from Mamari Stephens (Te Rarawa), one of New Zealand's most perceptive legal minds...

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BWB Text: Kainga: People; Land and Belonging

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BWB Text: Ko Taranaki Te Maunga (was Parihaka)

In 1881, colonial troops invaded the village of Parihaka on the Taranaki coast. In an attempt to quell the non-violent direct action taken by the community against land confiscations, the government s..

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BWB Text: Late Love

'Most of the time I have no idea what to do with them or what to say in response to them.'Award-winning New Zealand poet Glenn Colquhoun is also a doctor who works with struggling young people at the ..

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BWB Text: Living With The Climate Crisis

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