A personal account reviewing an eventful life and an amazing country. Following Once Were Warriors, Alan Duff wrote his hard-hitting book Maori- The Crisis and the Challenge in 1993. His controversial comments shook the country. A quarter of a century later, New Zea... read more

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: 9780143773269
: Random House New Zealand
: Random House New Zealand
: 2.7 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.2 Centimeters
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: Alan Duff
: Paperback
: 362.993
: near fine
: 248
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A Conversation with My Country: Where We've Come From. Where We Can Go
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 NZ Biography

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Longlisted  for the 2019 Royal Society Te Aparangi Award for General Non-Fiction - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards   

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 ... read more

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: 9780994147363
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 210mm X 138mm
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: Peter Wells
: Paperback
: 929.20993
: very good
: 336
: Full colour illustrations
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Dear Oliver: Uncovering a Pakeha History
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 Politics

In May 2012 Auckland businessman Matt Blomfield found himself the target of a vicious online attack, the work of Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater. The attack came out of the blue, destroying Blomfield’s reputation and career, stealing his identity, turning him into a social outcast. T... read more

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: 9780947503819
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
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: Margie Thomson
: Paperback
: 301
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Whale Oil
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The story of Scott Donaldson's relentless journey to be the first person to cross the Tasman sea solo in a kayak.
Unpredictable and unforgiving, the Tasman Sea is one of the most hostile stretches of water i... read more

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: 9781775541455
: HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
: 2.1 Centimeters X 15.5 Centimeters X 23.5 Centimeters
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: Scott Donaldson
: Paperback
: 320
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Relentless: a Story of Grit and Endurance from the First Person to Kayak the Tasman Solo
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 NZ Biography

An amazing account of Davids battle with terminal cancer, as documented in a highly successful blog, with over 100,000 followers. (Spoiler alert he lived.) With guest sections by some of NZs most well-known comedians, including Jeremy Corbett, Michele ACourt and Paul Eg... read more

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: 9780473481766
: Mr & Mrs Downs Ltd
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: David Downs
: Paperback
: 288
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A Mild Touch of the Cancer
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 Adventure

'Disaster man' Lloyd Homer photographed events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides arounf New Zealand for over 35 years. This book features a selection of spectacular colour aerial photohraphs, including high-altitude panoramas, from the GNS Science image library as we... read more

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: 9780473463472
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
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: Nathan Simon
: Hardback
: 148
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Flying High
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 NZ Biography

Reading Level:Near Fine

One man's memoir of World War II which took him from the Blitz to the jungles of Burma, to the devastation of Hiroshima.'I consider myself lucky to have survived the global carnage still myself - a reluctant soldier who had to go to war, who only ever w... read more

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: 9780473374310
: McKenzie Publishing
: McKenzie Publishing
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: Karen McMillan
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: Near Fine
: 184
: B/W plates
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From the Blitz to the  Burmese Jungle & Beyond
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A fascinating insight into Helen Clark's career, throughout which she has consistently worked for equality and parity, most particularly for women.

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: 9781988547053
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
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: Helen Clark
: Hardback
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Women, Equality, Power: Selected Speeches from a Life of Leadership
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Every morning, so far, Im alive is about what its like to live in a world where shaking a strangers hand, catching a taxi or touching a door handle are fraught with fear and dread.

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: 9781988531618
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: ---length:- '23'width:- '15'units:- Centimeters
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: Wendy Parkins
: Paperback
: 220
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Every Morning, So Far, Im Alive - A Memoir
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 NZ Biography

Reading Level:Very Good

New Zealand's first elected woman prime minister; nine years in power through the foreshore and seabed, Afghanistan and Iraq, Corngate and Paintergate; head of the UN Development Program and ranked among the most powerful women in the world. Helen Clark's public life is well known. But what about the ... read more

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: 9781869408381
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 228mm X 152mm
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: Claudia Pond Eyley
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: Very Good
: 320
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Helen Clark: Inside Stories
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 NZ Biography

Reading Level:Near Fine

A distinguished Manhattan-based maverick accepts an invitation to share 'a few inspiring words' with a visiting class from his former New Zealand high school, where sexual abuse was an open secret, and sadistic masters ran rife. How much truth should he share? With unerring wisdom and dark wit, Pulitz... read more

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: 9781566493598
: Welcome Rain Publishers,US
: Welcome Rain Publishers,US
: 234mm X 153mm
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: John Wareham
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: Near Fine
: 256
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Exposed
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 NZ Biography

Jean Batten was one of the great aviation megastars of the 1930s. Her spectacular flights ranked with those of Britain's Amy Johnson and America's Amelia Earhart. Yet, despite her brilliance as a pilot, she remained the least well-known of them all. For the dentist'... read more

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: 9781869538521
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 198 x 129mm
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: Ian Mackersey
: Paperback
: 629.13092
: 484
: Black & white
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Jean Batten Garbo of the Skies
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