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The Wish Child
 

The Wish Child (Hardback)

By Chidgey, Catherine

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The Wish Child is a profound meditation on the wreckage caused by a corrupt ideology, on the resilience of the human spirit, and on crimes that cannot be undone.

ISBN 9781776560936
Published 10 November 2016 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age All ages
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The Pohutukawa Tree
  

The Pohutukawa Tree (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Revised edition)

By Mason, Bruce

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The play has at its centre Aroha Mataira, kaumatua of her tribe, who has adopted Christianity with a rare severity, and who cannot leave her tribal land to go to a new home.

ISBN 9780864730732
Published by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series New Zealand playscripts
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Mansfield and Me: A Graphic Memoir
 

Mansfield and Me: A Graphic Memoir (Paperback)

By Laing, Sarah

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Mansfield and Me charts Sarah Laing's journey towards publication and parenthood against Katherine Mansfield's dramatic story, set in London, Paris, New York and New Zealand. Part memoir, part biography, part fantasy, it examines how our lives connect to those of our personal her ...

ISBN 9781776560691
Published 13 October 2016 by Victoria University Press
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New Zealand Jazz Life
 

New Zealand Jazz Life (Paperback)

By Meehan, Norman

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Drawing on 39 interviews with leading New Zealand jazz musicians, New Zealand Jazz Life is a ground-breaking survey of the vibrant local scene

ISBN 9781776560929
Published 8 December 2016 by Victoria University Press
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Sacred Histories in Secular New Zealand
 

Sacred Histories in Secular New Zealand (Paperback)

By Troughton, Geoffrey

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The secular character of New Zealand has become an accepted 'fact' of our time. Nevertheless, Christian organizations and discourses have played an important role in framing New Zealand's life and identity.

ISBN 9781776560950
Published 13 October 2016 by Victoria University Press
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New Treaty, New Tradition: Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law
 

New Treaty, New Tradition: Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law (Paperback)

By Jones, Carwyn

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While Indigenous peoples face the challenges of self-determination in a postcolonial world, New Treaty, New Tradition provides a timely look at how the resolution of historical Treaty of Waitangi claims continues to shape the culture of all who are involved - Maori and government ...

ISBN 9781776561100
Published 8 December 2016 by Victoria University Press
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Southern Transformation: Searching for Educational Success in South Auckland
 

Southern Transformation: Searching for Educational Success in South Auckland (Paperback)

By Vester, Bernadine

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To many, South Auckland is an intractable public policy problem-if only we could 'fix' the south, its inequalities would disappear and not only Auckland, but Aotearoa, would be richer and more comfortable for it.

ISBN 9781776560967
Published 10 November 2016 by Victoria University Press
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Night Fishing
 

Night Fishing (Paperback)

By Turner, Brian

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In these new poems about friendship, mortality and home, Brian Turner asks how we can face the truths and uncertainties of our experiences and how we can live with them. Night Fishing is defined by Turner's unmistakable wit and feeling, precision and insight.

ISBN 9781776560943
Published 13 October 2016 by Victoria University Press
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The Best of Best New Zealand Poems
  

The Best of Best New Zealand Poems (Paperback)

Edited by Manhire, Bill; Wilkins, Damien

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Edited by founding publisher Bill Manhire, and writer Damien Wilkins, this anthology is an indispensable guide to the richness, strangeness, and liveliness of contemporary poetry. With over sixty poets appearing, there's classic work by some of the best-known figures in New Zeala ...

ISBN 9780864736512
Published 5 June 2011 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Collected Poems of Alistair Te Ariki Campbell
 

The Collected Poems of Alistair Te Ariki Campbell (Hardback)

By Campbell, Alistair Te Ariki

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The Collected Poems of Alistair Te Ariki Campbell is the definitive edition of one of the most important bodies of work in New Zealand poetry. Based on a spiral-bound manuscript entitled 'Complete Poems 1947-2007' found among Campbell's papers after his death, this is his most su ...

ISBN 9781776560677
Published 8 September 2016 by Victoria University Press
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