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Ko te Whenua te Utu / Land is the Price: Essays on Maori History, Land and Politics
 

Ko te Whenua te Utu / Land is the Price: Essays on Maori History, Land and Politics (Paperback)

By Sorrenson, M. P. K.

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In this new book, Sorrenson brings together his major writing from the last 56 years into a powerful whole - covering topics from the origins of MaIori (and PaIkehaI ideas about those origins), through land purchases and the King Movement of the nineteenth century, and on to twen ...

ISBN 9781869408107
Published 21 April 2014 by Auckland University Press
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The Railway Man

The Railway Man (Paperback)

By Lomax, Eric

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A naive young man, a railway enthusiast and radio buff, was caught up in the fall of the British Empire at Singapore in 1942. He was put to work on the 'Railway of Death' - the Japanese line from Thailand to Burma. Exhaustively and brutally tortured by the Japanese for making a c ...

ISBN 9780099583844
Published 10 January 2014 by Vintage
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Series Vintage War
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Tribal Guns and Tribal Gunners: The Story of Maori Artillery in 19th Century New Zealand
 

Tribal Guns and Tribal Gunners: The Story of Maori Artillery in 19th Century New Zealand (Hardback)

By Bentley, Trevor

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Set during the bloody intertribal Musket Wars (1818-1839) and the Anglo-MaIori New Zealand Wars (1845-46 and 1860-1872), this book reveals a hitherto unknown dimension of this country's military history. It brings to light the various ways MaIori acquired, mastered and deployed s ...

ISBN 9781877427527
Published 10 April 2014 by Willson Scott Publishing
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The Voyagers: Remarkable European Explorations of New Zealand
 

The Voyagers: Remarkable European Explorations of New Zealand (Paperback)

By Moon, Paul

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Ocean adventures, cross-country trekking, imperial and spiritual conquests, first contacts with MaIori, artists seeking the 'sublime', scientific discovery and commercial pursuits all intertwine to form a fascinating portrait of a land undergoing immense change. Jules Dumont d'Ur ...

ISBN 9780143570554
Published 29 January 2014 by Penguin
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The Last Maopo: The Life and First World War Sacrifice of Wiremu Maopo
  

The Last Maopo: The Life and First World War Sacrifice of Wiremu Maopo (Paperback)

By Simpson, Tania

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The incredible, moving story of Wiremu Maopo, the last of his line in an eminent South Island family, who joined the second Maori Contingent and went off to fight in the First World War. Wiremu writes regularly to his friend Virgie, and the story of Wiremu's life is woven around ...

ISBN 9781877514661
Published 10 April 2014 by Oratia Media
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Maori in the Upper Clutha and Beyond: a Starting Point
 

Maori in the Upper Clutha and Beyond: a Starting Point (softcover - spiral bound/Other)

By Hewitt, Richard

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A compilation of facsimilie prints of articles and documents (with handwritten annotation) that presents a first volume of Maori history of the Upper Clutha District.

ISBN 451393
Published 1 December 2013
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Dot: Queen of Riverstone Castle
 

Dot: Queen of Riverstone Castle (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Smith, Dot

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Dot Smith, Grande Dame of Riverstone, is a one-of-a-kind, engaging and entertaining original but, best of all, she's soon to become queen of her own castle. Dot Smith first exploded into our living rooms via the '3rd Degree' television documentary 'Dot is building a castle'. The ...

ISBN 9781775535430
Published 17 April 2014 by Random House
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Our Stories: The Way We Used to be: The New Zealand That Time Forgot
  

Our Stories: The Way We Used to be: The New Zealand That Time Forgot (Paperback)

Edited by Wishart, Ian

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Every day, thousands of news stories are published in New Zealand, chronicling the big events and the small. Most of these stories are long forgotten by the time historians get around to compiling the 'official' record of our country. In Our Stories, author and journalist Ian ...

ISBN 9780994106407
Release Date 1 May 2014 by Howling at the Moon
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Flying Kiwis: A History of the OE
 

Flying Kiwis: A History of the OE (Paperback)

By Wilson, Jude

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Leaving home to see the world is something that succeeding generations of young New Zealanders have done in ever-increasing numbers. The 'overseas experience,' or the 'OE,' has been the topic of countless individual travel accounts, and has provided subject matter for plays, film ...

ISBN 9781877578267
Published 1 February 2014 by Otago University Press
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Te Ropu Whakahau: waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa. Celebrating 20 years 1992-2012.
 

Te Ropu Whakahau: waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa. Celebrating 20 years 1992-2012. (print/Other)

By Lilley, Spencer

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This an essential work that captures the history and stories of the people and the Association during this period. Dr. Spencer Lilley offers the reader a special glimpse into the Association, highlighting milestones and bringing to life people who have since passed on; reminding ...

ISBN 9780473244927
Published 1 January 2013
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