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            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living
             

            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tipene, Francis; Tipene, Kaiora

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            A celebration of life and death. A book to make you laugh and cry. A deep, funny and personal story about the lives of New Zealand's favourite undertakers, Francis and Kaiora Tipene. Born and raised in Northland, the married couple and parents to five boys now star in the third s...eries of their own reality television show The Casketeers, a show about day-to-day life (and death) at their Auckland funeral business, Tipene Funerals. This is Francis and Kaiora's story, a story about a modest yet richly cultural Maori upbringing in the communities of Pawarenga and Kaitaia, the trials and tribulations of their love and marriage, the joy of raising five sons, and the dedication and mahi required to grow a business. It's also a book about traditions of tangihanga, tikanga Maori and Polynesian ways of morning the dead. Inspirational, hilarious, and wise: this is a book to make you see dying, grief and remembrance in a totally new light.
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            ISBN 9781775541486
            Published AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Welcome to the Urban Revolution. How Cities Are Changing the World
              

            Welcome to the Urban Revolution. How Cities Are Changing the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brugmann, Jeb

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            Essential reading for the 21st century Are we transforming the planet into one massive global city? Urban migration and the rapid growth of cities are creating global change at a revolutionary scale. From Mumbai to Melbourne, we are facing global crises like climate change, epide...mics, widening poverty and terrorism.
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            ISBN 9780702236969
            Published AU 3 Aug 2009
            Publisher University of Queensland Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Dear Life: On Caring for the Elderly: Quarterly Essay 57
              

            Dear Life: On Caring for the Elderly: Quarterly Essay 57 (Paperback, 57th edition)

            By Hitchcock, Karen

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            ISBN 9781863958165
            Published AU 28 Mar 2016
            Publisher Black Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Quarterly Essay
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            New Zealand and the EU: Austria in the South Pacific
              

            New Zealand and the EU: Austria in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

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            This issue has a theme of Austria's relationship with the South Pacific with essays by James Braund, Hermann Muckler, Sascha Nolden and Hans-Peter Stoffel.

            ISBN 246505
            Published AU 6 Jan 2012
            Publisher Europe Institute
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series New Zealand & the EU
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            Mr Tulsi's Store: a Fijian Childhood: Memories of a Fijian Childhood
               

            Mr Tulsi's Store: a Fijian Childhood: Memories of a Fijian Childhood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lal, Brij V.

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            A moving account of a young man's journey from rural beginnings to tertiary teaching, this is the biography of a man who came from Indo Fijian roots to become a Professor at Australia's National University.

            ISBN 9781740760072
            Published AU 1 Nov 2001
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Reports from a wild country: Ethics of decolonisation
              

            Reports from a wild country: Ethics of decolonisation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rose, Deborah Bird

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            Explores some of Australia's major ethical challenges. Written in the midst of rapid social and environmental change and in a time of uncertainty and division, this work offers stories and arguments for ethical choice and commitment. It focusses on reconciliation, between indigen...ous and 'Settler' peoples, and with nature.
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            ISBN 9780868407982
            Published AU 1 Oct 2004
            Publisher UNSW Press
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            Life in a Box: Traveller. Antiques Dealer. Mother. Model. Iconoclast.

            Life in a Box: Traveller. Antiques Dealer. Mother. Model. Iconoclast. (Hardback)

            By Adams, Sarah Jane

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            Treasures and mementos from the estate of Sarah Jane Adams Auction catalogues can reveal a lot about a person - their lives, loves and style. Sarah Jane Adams, a jewellery & antiques dealer who became an international model and Instagram sensation overnight in her 60s, tells her ...story through a lifetime's collection of rare pieces, valuable jewellery and worthless objects, as well as personal photographs and effects from her 'estate'. Told with wit, pathos and charm. Life In A Box illustrates how style is always deeply personal to the wearer, laden with rich meaning and adventure and above all, redolent of our stories.
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            ISBN 9781760524951
            Published AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Murdoch Books
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            The Doctor Who Fooled the World
             

            The Doctor Who Fooled the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Deer, Brian

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            Award-winning investigative reporter Brian Deer reveals the shocking truth behind the rise of Andrew Wakefield ? the so-called father of the anti-vaccine movement. In February 1998, a then-unknown British doctor, Andrew Wakefield, published an explosive scientific paper in a top ...medical journal, The Lancet. Researching twelve developmentally challenged children, he claimed to have found evidence that MMR, the lifesaving three-in-one vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella, was causing a frightening 'new syndrome' of autism and bowel disease. As a result, a generation of young parents were terrified, and vaccination rates plummeted. In The Doctor Who Fooled the World, Brian Deer cuts to the heart of the most damaging medical conspiracy of our time. The only journalist to crack Wakefield's secrets, Deer explains how he gained legal access to patients' records, uncovering the truth about their histories and diagnoses, His landmark fifteen-year inquiry saw Wakefield struck from the medical register, his research retracted, and his claims about MMR dubbed 'an elaborate fraud'. In this riveting detective story, Deer lays bare the rigged research, secret business schemes, and financial and commercial conflicts of interest that lay behind Wakefield's original false claims - and the continuing smear campaigns that have aimed to keep the truth hidden. Now resurrected in the United States, Wakefield dominates a broader international anti-vaccine campaign, exporting his claims everywhere. Alarmingly, widespread outbreaks of measles have returned to threaten children's health. As before, the facts don't fit the story, but that hasn't got in the way of Wakefield's new campaign.
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            ISBN 9781925713688
            Published AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Guinness World Records 2020: The Bestselling Annual Book of Records

            Guinness World Records 2020: The Bestselling Annual Book of Records (Hardback, New edition)

            Prepared for publication by World Records, Guinness

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            Get ready for a new decade of record-breaking with Guinness World Records 2020. Fully updated and redesigned with an electrifying new look, GWR2020 celebrates the latest record-breaking achievements, covering a wide spectrum of topics from amazing animals, jaw-dropping geography ...and spectacular sporting achievements - to the cutting-edge.
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            ISBN 9781912286812
            Released AU 5 Sep 2019
            Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Paper Emperors: The rise of Australia's newspaper empires

            Paper Emperors: The rise of Australia's newspaper empires (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Young, Sally

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            Reveals who owned Australia's newspapers and how they used them to wield political power. A corporate and political history of Australian newspapers spanning 140 years, this book explains how Australia's media system came to be dominated by a handful of empires and powerful famil...y dynasties.
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            ISBN 9781742234984
            Published AU 1 Mar 2019
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
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