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              Mihaia: The Prophet Rua Kenana and His Community at Maungapohatu
                

              Mihaia: The Prophet Rua Kenana and His Community at Maungapohatu (Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Binney, Judith; Chaplin, Gillian; Wallace, Craig

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              Rua Kenana was an extraordinary prophetic leader from the Urewera. Resisting threats to expel the Tuhoe people from their ancestral lands, he established a remarkable community at Maungapohatu, identifying himself as the 'Mihaia' or 'Messiah' for Tuhoe. Judith Binney, Gillian Cha...plin and Craig Wallace researched the history of the community in the 1970s, working first with a collection of photographs that they took to the Urewera. Sharing these photographs with descendants of Rua and his followers, they found that 'strangers opened their hearts to us, and shared their stories'. This biographical account focuses on a dramatic moment in Urewera history, one that incorporated a shocking episode in early twentieth-century New Zealand. The rich photographic record documents not only the police assault on the Maungapohatu community but also the lives of the people and Rua's utopian vision. The prophet lived into the 1930s, a leader still working to support and sustain his followers. Described on publication as 'an unparalleled record of a community through time', this remarkable history has been in demand since first publication by Oxford University Press in 1979.
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              ISBN 9781927131305
              Published NZ 2 Dec 2011
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Treaty of Waitangi Settlements
                

              Treaty of Waitangi Settlements (Paperback)

              Edited by Hayward, Janine; Wheen, Nicola

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              Leading scholars from many fields provide a comprehensive account of the settlement process and examine the history of Treaty Claims and the impact of Treaty settlements.

              ISBN 9781927131381
              Published NZ 16 Nov 2012
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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              Workers in the Margins: Union Radicals in Post-war New Zealand
                

              Workers in the Margins: Union Radicals in Post-war New Zealand (Paperback, New ed.)

              By Locke, Cybele

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              "Marginalised workers of the late twentieth century were those last hired in times of plenty and first fired in times of recession. Often women, Maori, or people from the Pacific, they were frequently unemployed, and marginalised within the union movement as well as the labour fo...rce. Workers in the Margins tells the story of those workers in the tumultuous years of post-war New Zealand. These were years characterised by massive changes in the workforce, as it expanded to accommodate a growing urban Maori population and an increasing desire for women to enter paid work. The world of trade unions and employment conflicts, such as the 1951 waterfront lockout, was vigorous and challenging. As free market policies deregulated the labour market and splintered the union movement toward the end of the century, Te Roopu Rawakore o Aotearoa, the national unemployment and beneficiaries' movement, gave a new voice to workers in the margins"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781927131398
              Published NZ 6 Apr 2012
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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              Webs of Empire: Locating New Zealand's Colonial Pasts
                 

              Webs of Empire: Locating New Zealand's Colonial Pasts (Paperback)

              By Ballantyne, Tony

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              "Positions New Zealand within these 'webs of empire', connecting Gore and Chicago, Maori and Asia, India and newspapers, whalers and writing. His work breaks open the narrative of colonisation to offer sharp new perspectives on New Zealand history"--Back cover.

              ISBN 9781927131435
              Published NZ 16 Nov 2012
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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              Matiatia: Gateway to Waiheke
                

              Matiatia: Gateway to Waiheke (Paperback)

              By Monin, Paul

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              Matiatia Bay is the gateway to Waiheke Island. Lying beside the island's best natural harbour, it has been the landing place for Maori waka, settler barges, tourist yachts and commuter ferries today. This beautiful heritage site is threatened by development - a marina is proposed..., and intensive parking. Establishing the significance of the past, historian Paul Monin tells Matiatia's story from early Maori occupation to the present day. Here in a fertile bay in the magnificent setting of the Hauraki Gulf is a microcosm of New Zealand's history. Charmingly written, MATIATIA: GATEWAY TO WAIHEKE includes a rich array of photographs and maps.
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              ISBN 9781927131459
              Published NZ 7 Dec 2012
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              The Treaty of Waitangi
                

              The Treaty of Waitangi (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By Orange, Claudia

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              This edition contains a new introduction by Claudia Orange, bringing the history up to date. It covers the dramatic shifts of political allegiance, the impact of the major settlements on iwi (and on the economy), the place of the Treaty in legislation, and legislation such as the... Foreshore and Seabed Act of 2004.
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              ISBN 9781877242489
              Published NZ 11 Feb 2011
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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              A Controversial Churchman: Essays on George Selwyn, Bishop of New Zealand and Lichfield, and Sarah Selwyn
                

              A Controversial Churchman: Essays on George Selwyn, Bishop of New Zealand and Lichfield, and Sarah Selwyn (Paperback)

              Edited by Davidson, Allan

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              New Zealand's first Anglican bishop, George Selwyn, was a towering figure in the young colony. Denounced as a 'turbulent priest' for speaking out against Crown practices that dispossessed Maori, he brought a vigorous approach to episcopal leadership. His wife Sarah Selwyn support...ed all her husband's activities, in a life characterised as one of 'hardship and anxiety'. She expressed independently her sense of outrage over the Waitara dispute. Selwyn promoted participatory church government, founded the innovative Melanesian Mission, and developed a distinctive style of colonial church architecture. More controversially, he battled with the Church Missionary Society, and was caught up in the bitter maelstrom of settler and Maori politics. His personal links with colonial and ecclesiastical networks gave him access to the heart of empire. These essays offer new insights into Selwyn's role in developing pan-Anglicanism, strengthening links between the Church of England and the Episcopal and Anglican Churches in North America, and his time as Bishop of Lichfield (1868--78). His place in Treaty history, as a political commentator and a valuable source of historical information, is recognised. George Selwyn left a large imprint on New Zealand church and society. This collection both honours and critiques a controversial bishop.
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              ISBN 9781877242519
              Published NZ 18 Dec 2011
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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              Long Journey to the Border: A Life of John Mulgan
                

              Long Journey to the Border: A Life of John Mulgan (Paperback)

              By O'Sullivan, Vincent

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              John Mulgan was part of a gifted yet uneasy group of young New Zealanders who made their mark between the wars - men such as Ian Milner, James Bertram, Dan Davin and Geoffrey Cox. An Oxford graduate, he worked as a publisher at Oxford University Press before leaving for the front... in World War Two. Fascinated but sometimes troubled by his home country, Mulgan saw New Zealand as a place of challenge and austere demands, a land that produced men more practical than cultivated. In his famous novel, Man Alone, he depicted it as a tough, often heartless country, characterised by the solitary fgure who has come to symbolise the male New Zealand psyche. He wrote more warmly of the place and the people in the poignant memoir, Report on Experience, published after his death. Mulgan was a glamorous fgure: handsome, gifted and good at anything he attempted. His last years were spent fghting in the Allied cause in Egypt and Greece, where he distinguished himself. But there were darker threads, too, which culminated in his decision to take his own life in Cairo, just after the end of the war and aged only thirty three. In this penetrating biography, Vincent O'Sullivan draws on a large collection of personal papers, offcial records and contemporary memoirs to paint a vivid portrait of a man who came to represent so much about his country and his time.
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              ISBN 9781927131329
              Published NZ 20 Oct 2011
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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              I Shall Not Die: Titokowaru's War, 1868-1869
                

              I Shall Not Die: Titokowaru's War, 1868-1869 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By Belich, James

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              Straddling the Maori and European worlds of the 1860s, Titokowaru was one of New Zealand's greatest leaders. A brilliant strategist, he used every device to save the Taranaki people from European invasion.

              ISBN 9781877242496
              Published NZ 19 Nov 2010
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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              When the Tour Came to Auckland
                

              When the Tour Came to Auckland (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

              By Chapple, Geoff

              Geoff Chapple, author of 1981: The Tour, describes the dramatic events in Auckland as a light aircraft flour-bombed Eden Park and protesters battled police in the streets of Mt Eden in the tour's violent conclusion.

              ISBN 9781927277485
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              Published NZ 14 May 2014
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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