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The New Zealand Project
  

The New Zealand Project (Paperback)

By Harris, Max

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In this bold and enlivening work, Max Harris's attempt to find answers to these questions evolves into his own 'New Zealand project'. The book represents, from the perspective of a brilliant young New Zealander, a vision for how this country and all of its people can best overcom ...

ISBN 9780947492588
Published 9 April 2017 by Bridget Williams Books
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Heloise
  

Heloise (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Hager, Mandy

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"Heloise is a determined young woman with an exceptional mind, longing to pursue learning rather than marriage or life as a cloistered nun. Her path inevitably crosses with Peter Abelard, the celebrity philosopher, theologian and master at Paris famed Cathedral School. When two s ...

ISBN 9780143770992
Published 15 May 2017 by Penguin
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Disobedient Teaching: Surviving & Creating Change in Education
  

Disobedient Teaching: Surviving & Creating Change in Education (Paperback)

By Ings, Welby

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This book is about disobedience as a kind of professional behaviour. It shows how teachers can survive and even influence an education system that does staggering damage to potential. 'Disobedient Teaching' argues the transformative power of teachers who think and act.

ISBN 9781927322666
Published 31 March 2017 by Otago University Press
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Grey Ghosts
  

Grey Ghosts (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Challinor, Deborah

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We were known to the enemy as 'grey ghosts'. We could be here, and we could be there... The Grey Ghosts were New Zealand's Vietnam veterans. Their powerful story includes chilling accounts of death, injuries and emotional breakdown, along with the intense comradeship of soldierin ...

ISBN 9781869507718
Published 1 April 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Five Strings
  

Five Strings (Paperback)

By Taylor, Apirana

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Mack is a larger-than-life street philosopher and Puti's a former gang member looking for something more. Together, they're at the bottom of the heap. They live out their lives in a haze of smoke and alcohol, accompanied by a host of other characters scraping by on the fringes of ...

ISBN 9780473389482
Published 3 April 2017 by Anahera Press
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The Whale Rider,
  

The Whale Rider, (Paperback)

By Ihimaera, Witi

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Witi Ihimaera's timeless story tells how the courage of one girl in standing against the tide of tradition enables her tribe to become reconnected with their ancestral life force.

ISBN 9780143011392
Published 27 November 2008 by Penguin
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Leap of Faith
  

Leap of Faith (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Pattrick, Jenny

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"Billy is a young, impressionable dreamer. In 1907, he strikes off on his own, keen to prove himself an able worker on the new railroad. Its being cut through steep mountain sides and across deep gullies to join the two ends of the Main Trunk Line. Also drawn to the remote worker ...

ISBN 9780143770916
Published 3 April 2017 by Random House
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Some Things to Place in a Coffin
  

Some Things to Place in a Coffin (Paperback)

By Manhire, Bill

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Bill Manhire's first new collection of poems for seven years takes its title from his elegy for his close friend the painter Ralph Hotere, who died in 2013. At its heart is the sequence 'Known Unto God', commissioned by the BBC for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme in 2016 ...

ISBN 9781776561056
Published 9 February 2017 by Victoria University Press
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Selected Poems
  

Selected Poems (Paperback)

By Wedde, Ian

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Ian Wedde has been a major presence in New Zealand poetry since his work began appearing in journals in the late 1960s. While Wedde has constantly experimented with and pushed boundaries of form and influence in his poetry, his work returns often to key themes and ideas, preoccup ...

ISBN 9781869408596
Published 22 May 2017 by Auckland University Press
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Capsicum, Capsi Go
 

Capsicum, Capsi Go (Paperback)

By Morris, Toby

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Follow Capsi's adventures in this delightful and amusing tale from acclaimed cartoonist Toby Morris.

ISBN 9780994120557
Published 1 January 2016 by Beatnik Publishing
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