GO GIRL is a collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things. They strove for their goals. They weren't afraid to step up or speak out. They blazed a trail for others to follow. This book was written to show that ... read more

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: 9780143771609
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Puffin Books
: 257mm X 196mm X 24mm
: New Zealand
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: Barbara Else
: Hardback
: 208
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Go Girl: A Storybook of Epic NZ Women
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Mervyn Taylor - wood engraver, painter, illustrator, sculptor and designer - was one of the most celebrated New Zealand artists of the 1930s to 1960s. He was highly connected to modernism and nationalism as it was expressed in New Ze... read more

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: 9780994141552
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 250mm X 210mm X 31mm
: New Zealand
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: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith
: Hardback
: 256
: throughout
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Wanted: The Search for the Modernist Murals of E. Mervyn Taylor
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 NZ Fiction

Awards:A Winner in Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards - Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2018

A Winner in Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards - Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2018.
Carla, Sharon and Duey have worked in fashion for longer than they care to remember. For them, there's nothing new under the sun. They're Generation X: tired, cynical and sick of being used.... read more

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: 9781776561162
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Pip Adam
: Paperback
: English
: 224
: F
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The New Animals
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When writer and historian Peter Wells found a cache of family letters amongst his elderly mother's effects, he realised that he had the means of retracing the history of a not-untypical family swept out to New Zealand during the great nineteenth-century human... read more

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: 9780994147363
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 210mm X 138mm
: New Zealand
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: Peter Wells
: Paperback
: 336
: Full colour illustrations
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Dear Oliver: Uncovering a Pakeha History
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Towards Democratic Renewal reinforces Palmer and Butler's argument for a robust and democratic framework that will safeguard our political system against future challenges, from climate change to earthquakes, `post-truth' politics and surveillance.

General Fields
: 9781776561834
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Geoffrey Palmer; Andrew Butler
: Paperback
: 0
: VS
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Towards Democratic Renewal: Ideas for Constitutional Change in New Zealand
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 Cycling

How to enjoy New Zealand's cycle trail network, by a writer who knows them like the back of his hand.Nga Haerenga - the New Zealand Cycle Trails - began as a vision to inspire people to experience New Zealand's great outdoors by bike. This book is stuffed full... read more

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: 9780143771319
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: 244mm X 176mm X 24mm
: New Zealand
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: Jonathan Kennett
: Paperback
: 304
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The New Zealand Cycle Trails Nga Haerenga
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 NZ Military

"Alexander Aitken was an ordinary soldier with an extraordinary mind. The student who enlisted in 1915 was a mathematical genius who could multiply nine-digit numbers in his head. He took a violin with him to Gallipoli (where field ... read more

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: 9781869408817
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
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: Alexander C. Aitken; Alex Calder (Editor)
: Paperback
: English
: 940.41293092
: 264
: B
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Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman
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 NZ Natural History

A lively anthology of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, celebrating the birds of New Zealand. On the skyline a hawk languidly typing a hunting poem with its wings. - Hone Tuwhare New Zealand birds have inspired mythology, song, whimsical stories, detailed observation, humour and po... read more

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: 9780143770312
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 210mm X 141mm X 29mm
: New Zealand
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: Elisabeth Easther
: Hardback
: 820.803628
: 240
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Bird Words
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 NZ Fiction

From award-winning author Charlotte Grimshaw, this is a beautifully evocative, sensual portrayal of a woman's search for freedom and love. When her daughter vanishes during a heatwave in Europe, writer Frances Sinclair embarks on a hunt that takes her across continents and into her own... read more

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: 9780143771821
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 233mm X 154mm X 25mm
: New Zealand
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: Charlotte Grimshaw
: Paperback
: 288
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Mazarine
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In print for nearly 10 years, Tramping in New Zealand has become a best-selling tramping guide to 40 of the most popular tramps in New Zealand. In order to keep the title current and accurate, Tramping in New Zealand has been fully revised and update... read more

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: 9781927213728
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 230mm X 205mm
: New Zealand
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: Shaun Barnett
: Paperback
: 2nd edition
: 144
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Tramping in New Zealand: 40 Great Tramping Trips
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 NZ History

Following the ongoing success of A Short History of New Zealand, Great Tales of New Zealand History and Great Tales of Rural New Zealand - all reprinted and still going strong - Gordon McLauchlan has turned his masterful storytelling skills to one of the m... read more

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: 9781869539627
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 210mm X 137mm
: New Zealand
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: Gordon McLauchlan
: Paperback
: 993.021
: 192
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A Short History of the New Zealand Wars
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 NZ Natural History

Awards:Shortlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018

The 'mighty totara' is one of our most extraordinary trees. Among the biggest and oldest trees in the New Zealand forest, the heart of Maori carving and culture, trailing no. 8 wire as fence posts on settler farms, clambered up in the Pureora protest... read more

This is indeed a natural and cultural history; the author is an Ethnobotanist – one who investigates the relationship between people and plants – so this story is really a history of Aotearoa/New Zealand from the perspective of a tree! One reason for... read more

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: 9781869408190
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 260mm X 224mm
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: Philip Simpson
: Hardback
: English
: 634
: 300
: HB
: Colour illustrations
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Totara: A Natural and Cultural History
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