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Matariki: The Star of the Year
 

Matariki: The Star of the Year (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Matamua, Rangi

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In mid-winter, Matariki rises in the pre-dawn sky, and its observation is celebrated with incantations on hilltops at dawn, balls, exhibitions, dinners and a vast number of events. The Matariki tradition has been re-established, and its regeneration coincides with a growing inter ...

ISBN 9781775503255
Published 1 May 2017 by Huia Publishers
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He Reo Wahine: Maori Women's Voices from the Nineteenth Century
  

He Reo Wahine: Maori Women's Voices from the Nineteenth Century (Paperback)

By Paterson, Lachy; Wanhalla, Angela

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Offers a bold new introduction to the experience of Maori women in colonial New Zealand through Maori women's own words - the speeches and evidence, letters and testimonies that they left in the archive. Drawing from over 500 texts written by Maori women themselves, or expressing ...

ISBN 9781869408664
Release Date 21 August 2017 by Auckland University Press
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Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult
  

Daughter of Gloriavale: My Life in a Religious Cult (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Tarawa, Lilia

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Lilia grew up in a religious cult. Since birth she'd known nothing but life on the inside of the Gloriavale Christian Community. The cult was led by her grandfather, Hopeful Christian. On one hand she was accustomed to religious abuse and discrimination. On the other hand, she ex ...

ISBN 9781760631499
Release Date 23 August 2017 by Allen & Unwin
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Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau
  

Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau (Hardback)

By Ihimaera, Witi

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"During three days in 1864, 300 Mori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and captured the imagination of the world. The battle marked the end of the Land Wars in the Waikato and resulted in vast tracts of land being confiscated for European settlement. Instead of foll ...

ISBN 9780143771111
Release Date 28 August 2017 by Random House
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Daring to Drive: A gripping account of one woman's home-grown courage that will speak to the fighter in all of us

Daring to Drive: A gripping account of one woman's home-grown courage that will speak to the fighter in all of us (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export)

By Al-Sharif, Manal

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A gripping memoir about a young woman from Saudi Arabia who becomes the accidental leader of a wildly subversive movement to put women behind the steering wheel.

ISBN 9781471164408
Published 1 July 2017 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
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New Zealand's Prime Ministers
  

New Zealand's Prime Ministers (Paperback, Illustrations)

By Bassett, Michael

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Collective biographies have been written for Britain's and Australia's Prime Ministers, and for America's Presidents. Until now New Zealand has had no comparable overview. Based on extensive, careful archival research, interviews with recent Prime Ministers, many of their coll ...

ISBN 9781927305294
Published 1 April 2017 by David Ling Publishing Limited
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Tears of Rangi: Experiments across worlds
 

Tears of Rangi: Experiments across worlds (Hardback)

By Salmond, Anne

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"Six centuries ago Polynesian explorers, who inhabited a cosmos in which islands sailed across the sea and stars across the sky, arrived in Aotearoa New Zealand where they rapidly adapted to new plants, animals, landscapes and climatic conditions. Four centuries later, European e ...

ISBN 9781869408657
Published 24 July 2017 by Auckland University Press
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Keeping New Zealand Green: Our Forests and Their Future
 

Keeping New Zealand Green: Our Forests and Their Future (Paperback)

By Orr, Elizabeth

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A new look at the New Zealand Forest Service, the development of our pulp and paper industry, and the state of our forests.

ISBN 9780947493462
Published 28 April 2017 by Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
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As it Was
  

As it Was (Paperback)

By Stone, Russell

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Russell Stone has reached an age and stage in life where he can be regarded not just as an historian but as part of the stuff of history itself. When he wa born in 1923 life was simpler, relatively uncomplicated. But it was also harsher, with much hard physical labour for me a ...

ISBN 9781927305287
Release Date 31 August 2017 by David Ling Publishing Limited
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Risking Their Lives: New Zealand Abortion Stories 1900-1939: 2017
  

Risking Their Lives: New Zealand Abortion Stories 1900-1939: 2017 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Sparrow, Margaret

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Risking Their Lives is the third book in a series recording the history of abortion in New Zealand. It fills the gap between Abortion Then and Now: New Zealand Abortion Stories from 1940 to 1980 and Rough on Women: Abortion in 19th-Century New Zealand.

ISBN 9781776561636
Release Date 14 September 2017 by Victoria University Press
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