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A Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand
 

A Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand (Paperback)

By Palmer, Geoffrey; Butler, Andrew

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"New Zealand needs a constitution that is easy to understand, reflects our shared identity and nationhood, protects rights and liberties, and prevents governments from abusing power. The current constitution is vague, jumbled and unclear. It can be easily overridden or changed ac ...

ISBN 9781776560868
Published 21 September 2016 by Victoria University Press
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The Wish Child
 

The Wish Child (Paperback)

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 9781776560622
Published 10 November 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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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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Deleted Scenes for Lovers
 

Deleted Scenes for Lovers (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Slaughter, Tracey

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The knowledge of everyone they're about to hurt is not an element easy to breathe in. They're the lovers. You can blame them now, if you want to. That's your choice: this is the director's cut." Seventeen powerful stories of contemporary New Zealand life from a writer whose pene ...

ISBN 9781776560585
Published 12 May 2016 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Nga Pepeha a Nga Tipuna: the Sayings of the Ancestors
 

Nga Pepeha a Nga Tipuna: the Sayings of the Ancestors (Paperback)

By Moko Mead, Hirini; Grove, Neil

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This collection contains over 2500 'pepeha', or 'sayings of the ancestors', that were gathered and compiled from all over New Zealand over a 20-year period. More than just proverbs, 'pepeha' include charms, witticisms, figures of speech, and boasts, and they are featured in the f ...

ISBN 9780864734624
Published 14 April 2015 by Victoria University Press
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Labour: The New Zealand Labour Party, 1916-2016
 

Labour: The New Zealand Labour Party, 1916-2016 (Paperback)

By Franks, Peter; McAloon, Jim

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The Labour Party is New Zealand's oldest political party. On 7 July 2016 it celebrates a hundred years of commitment to democracy, social justice and economic development-a commitment that has often made for precarious balancing acts.

ISBN 9781776560745
Published 14 July 2016 by Victoria University Press
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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
Release Date 9 February 2017 by Victoria University Press
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Wellington Summer Shakespeare
  

Wellington Summer Shakespeare (Paperback)

By Lawrence, David

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Since its first production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1983, the Wellington Summer Shakespeare has become an unmissable annual event, staging some of the liveliest Shakespeare productions performed in New Zealand.

ISBN 9781776560981
Release Date 9 February 2017 by Victoria University Press
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Fale Aitu Spirit House
 

Fale Aitu Spirit House (Paperback)

By Avia, Tusiata

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In Tusiata Avia's new collection Fale Aitu | Spirit House, the voices of the living and dead, the past and the present are woven together in poems that are both confessional and confrontational.

ISBN 9781776560646
Published 12 May 2016 by Victoria University Press
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