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            Sissinghurst: An Unfinished History
              

            Sissinghurst: An Unfinished History (Paperback)

            By Nicolson, Adam

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            A fascinating account from award-winning author Adam Nicolson of the history of Nicolson's own national treasure, his family home: Sissinghurst.

            ISBN 9780007240555
            Released NZ 10 Nov 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Christchurch Then & Now
              

            Christchurch Then & Now (Paperback)

            By Needham, John

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            Looking at the past and present of Christchurch through the use of pictures and informative captions.

            ISBN 9780752471563
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2013
            Publisher Pavilion Books
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Untamed Coast: Auckland's Waitakere Ranges and Heritage Area
              

            Untamed Coast: Auckland's Waitakere Ranges and Heritage Area (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Harvey, Bob; Photographs by Scott, Ted

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            In Untamed Coast, Bob Harvey not only describes the natural beauty of the Waitakeres, but also outlines the ancient Maori history, the more recent pioneering past, and profiles some of the area's main characters - adding many fascinating anecdotes and stories not found elsewhere.

            ISBN 9780908988679
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2012
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Titirangi, Fringe of Heaven
              

            Titirangi, Fringe of Heaven (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bonny, Marc; Edited by Harvey, Bruce; Harvey, Trixie

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            Titirangi, probably Aucklands most beautiful suburb and on the edge of the dramatic Waitakere Ranges, is truly the fringe of heaven. This richly illustrated book, compiled over many years by the West Auckland Historical Society, tracks the areas evolution from successive Maori se...ttlements, the first European arrivals, forest clearings and the beginnings of Titirangi village through to the post-war era when artists and writers began gravitating to the community as its regenerating forest reached for the sky. Titirangi: Fringe of Heaven collects specialist accounts of Maori history, prominent settlers, architecture, the arts and the environment with personal recollections of Titirangi life. A must for anyone with a connection to this beautiful area or with an interest in the arts and environment.
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            ISBN 9781877514135
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2011
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Arawata Bill: The Story of Legendary Gold Prospector William James O'Leary
              

            Arawata Bill: The Story of Legendary Gold Prospector William James O'Leary (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd edition)

            By Dougherty, Ian

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            This is the story of a pioneering folk hero, 'Arawata Bill' - William James O'Leary. It is a colourful tale of adventure, discovery and survival in the remotest areas of New Zealand's Southern Alps. In this biography, Ian Dougherty has separated the man from the myth, with a warm...ly human portrait of an ordinary man who lived an extraordinary life
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            ISBN 9781927147535
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2012
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Village on the Hill: Celebrating 125 Years of Waikato Hospital
             

            The Village on the Hill: Celebrating 125 Years of Waikato Hospital (Paperback)

            By Gill, Mary Anne

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            This book was a collaboration between three Waikato institutions: the Waikato District Health Board, Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology) and Hamilton-based printing company Print House. Among the book's contributors were Wintec students in journalism, photography, moving ima...ge and graphic design, plus Waikato DHB photographers, designers and communication staff, and contracted writers. # profiles of a wide range of staff currently working at the hospital, each talking about their job and a typical day for them, produced as feature articles and video interviews # the publishing for the first time of historical photos from the 2004 operation to separate conjoined twins # a "day in the life" DVD by Wintec students, capturing activities and people on the current campus
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            ISBN 9780473200473
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2011
            Publisher Waikato District Health Board
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            Walk Through History: Discover Victorian London

            Walk Through History: Discover Victorian London (Hardback)

            By Winn, Christopher

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            This book takes the reader on a series of stimulating original walks through different areas of central London, focusing on one particular period of history, the Victorian, so ubiquitous that we take it for granted, and yet so astonishing and so far reaching in its variety, imagi...nation, ambition and detail.
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            ISBN 9781785036897
            Released NZ 15 Mar 2018
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            Tuhoe: Portrait of a Nation
              

            Tuhoe: Portrait of a Nation (Hardback)

            By Warne, Kennedy; Photographs by Quinn, Peter James

            "Tuhoe: Portrait of a Nation explores the relationship between Tuhoe and Te Urewera, the people and the land. It is the result of a multi-year project by acclaimed documentary photographer Peter James Quinn and Kennedy Warne, founding editor of New Zealand Geographic. The two jou...rnalists circled the 'encircled lands' - the tribal domain that stretches from the forest fortress of Lake Waikaremoana to the coastal valleys of the Bay of Plenty - and collected the stories of Tuhoe. From tribal leaders to possum hunters, traditional healers to tourism operators, Tuhoe shared their words, their culture and their lives. At once an exquisite photographic showcase - incorporating dramatic landscapes, documentary-style reportage and portraiture - and the most up-to-date retelling of Tuhoe history, here is a portrait of an iwi and its encounter with a unique and treasured land. Listening to the past through the voices of today, the book asks, and answers, the question: What does it mean to be Tuhoe?"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143569442
            Published NZ 25 Sep 2013
            Publisher Penguin
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            Takitimu
             

            Takitimu (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Mitchell, J. H.

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            One of the major tribal histories, in superb hardback. Ngati Kahungunu (centred around Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa) is New Zealand's third-largest iwi.

            ISBN 9780947506216
            Published NZ 19 Jul 2017
            Publisher Oratia Media
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            Ring Around the City
             

            Ring Around the City (Hardback)

            By Humphris, Adrian; Mew, Geoff

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            Ring Around the City looks at Wellington's suburban growth from 1900 to 1930 taking Kilbirnie and Kelburn as case studies and contrasting the city council's tramway system and the privately run Kelburn cable car. It contains many rarely seen photos (both b/w and colour), maps and... plans of early Wellington to illustrate the story.
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            ISBN 9781877448676
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2009
            Publisher Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
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