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REMEMBERING JOCK is a 240 page hardback featuring a colourful collection of personal stories and anecdotes, covering key events such as his crucial role in the Packer-led WRC vs NZRU battle and the birth of professionalism in 1995, the 2003 R... read more

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A seriously fun New Zealand toy story! Toys are made for playing with, but they are also serious business, as this remarkable story of New Zealanders and their toys makes clear. In Hello Girls and Boys! David Veart digs thro... read more

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Out of print, advised Oct 2006. An invaluable source of information about Epsom's fascinating past. This is a full-scale, reputable and lavishly-illustrated history, with the basic research being undertaken by a wide number and range of inte... read more

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When someone says the word 'kitchen' I get an instant flash of that room, with its black stove and drying rack, its brown lino, its worn mat and wooden table, the Philco radio on the mantelpiece. And 'creek' works in... read more

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Part history, part biography, part social commentary, this fascinating book is about an event that set back race relations in New Zealand by one hundred years. In 1862, Rev Carl Sylvius Volkner was hanged, h... read more

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The kiwi retro caravan craze is in full bloom - clear from the ever-increasing number of vans parked up at idyllic holiday spots, vans spotted at car events around the country, the magazines and online chatter on the subject, and a general year... read more

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The extraordinary story of New Zealand's earthquakes, the science and forces that shape them, and the danger of earthquakes yet to hit. This is the story of New Zealand's turbulent tectonics, ... read more

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A magnificent vintage craft and needlework book, coupled with social history.
Craft of all sorts is having a strong revival and there is no more expert writer and designer than the talented Rosemary M... read more

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Strange-but-true dog stories from the Christchurch earthquakes, with beautiful photographs illustrating each story. A collection of stories about Christchurch dogs and the earthquakes - true tales of heroism, odd and quirky stories, funny stories, ... read more

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Why would a country that has never had a boatload of asylum arrivals in modern history suddenly legislate for mass detention? Treading across the refugee camps of Burma and Thailand, to Australia's detention centres and back to Ne... read more

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A memoir in anecdotal form by New Zealand's pre-eminent criminal barrister. In his time as a criminal defence lawyer in the New Zealand courts, Peter Williams QC has seen it all. From the days when abortio... read more

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Description: Coal was the heroic fuel of New Zealand's 19th and early 20th centuries, the fuel on which the colony grew - the stuff that made possible the heating, cooking and lighting essential to family life, a life... read more

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Author: Martin Edmond
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 NZ Non Fiction

Series:BWB Texts

'The myriad of the living in all of their many forms, defunct, mutant, revenant or otherwise; traversing memory's infinite field.' Martin Edmond's Barefoot Years is a memoir in which the author attempts to re-inhabit the lost domain of childhoo... read more

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The events surrounding the 'trial' of Lloyd Geering for heresy in the late 1960s were unprecedented in New Zealand. Charged with 'doctrinal error' and 'disturbing the peace and unity of the chur... read more

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Maungawhau, the mountain on our doorstep, has been cared for by its Friends for over two decades. This story of their history and volunteer activism makes fascinating reading. It explores the complex issues and challe... read more

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Author: Valerie Monk
Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Lifestyle and Contemporary Culture Category 2007.

The Crown Lynn Story is an irresistible mix of business innovation, stunning products and vivd characters. In the late 1930s Tom Clark, barely in his early 20s, beagn making porcelain tiles and electrical fittings alongside his fami... read more

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Bible & Treaty: Missionaries among the Maori is a complex and colourful adventure of faith, bravery, perseverance and betrayal that seeks to recover lost connections in the story of modern New Zeala... read more

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This book was first published in 1946 as Myths and Legends of Maoriland, and subsequently reprinted four times before the second edition was published in 1958, followed by the third edition in 1961. It went on to become one of New ... read more

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These are interesting essays by one of Australasia’s leading media and social science intellectuals. ‘Culture’ is often seen as somehow elevated above daily life (set in a rarefied realm) or set apa... read more

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Author: Friedrich Krull
Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for two PANZ  Book Design Awards, for Best Illustrated Book and Best Typography.

This unique book is a small but priceless addition to the historical record of early New Zealand, published to recognise New Zealand's guest of honour status at Frankfurt Book Fair 2012. ... read more

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