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            The Covid Chronicles: Lessons from New Zealand
             

            The Covid Chronicles: Lessons from New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Little, Paul

            • RRP: $36.99
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            The dramatic story of New Zealand's response to a global pandemic For the first time in history, on 15 March 2020 the New Zealand government closed the country's borders. What followed was a story unprecedented in almost every way imaginable. Featuring Finance Minister Grant Robe...rtson, science communicator Siouxsie Wiles, Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult, funeral directors Francis and Kaiora Tipene, Student Volunteer Army founder Sam Johnson, the Prime Minister's Chief Science Adviser Juliet Gerrard, businesswoman Jenene Crossnan and Auckland City Missioner Chris Farrelly - from a kura kaupapa principal to real estate agents: The Covid Chronicles is a multi-stranded account of one of the most extraordinary times in Aotearoa's history, and the lessons we must heed for our future.
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            ISBN 9781775541691
            Published NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Ko Aotearoa Tatou I We Are New Zealand
              

            Ko Aotearoa Tatou I We Are New Zealand (Paperback)

            Edited by Elvy, Michelle; Morris, Paula; Norcliffe, James

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            Ko Aotearoa Tatou | We Are New Zealand is bursting with new works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and visual art created in response to the editors' questions: What is New Zealand now, in all its rich variety and contradiction, darkness and light? Who are New Zealanders?

            ISBN 9781988592527
            Published NZ 30 Oct 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            Landmarks
             

            Landmarks (Hardback)

            By Sydney, Grahame; Marshall, Owen; Turner, Brian

            • RRP: $75.00
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            A handsome, landmark book celebrating the work of three of our literary and artistic heavyweights. The complementary work of artist Grahame Sydney, fiction writer Owen Marshall and poet Brian Turner was first brought together in the hugely successful Timeless Land in 1995. Its pa...ges showed their shared, deep connection to Central Otago, to its vast skies, its wide plains punctuated by jagged ranges, its unique colours and its dwarfing effect on the people who pass through it. Twenty-five years later, this lavish new volume from these three long-time friends showcases a rich selection of their subsequent work, including recently written, previously unpublished pieces. Through their own marks about the land and its people, be it in ink or paint, they offer a love song to the South Island, in particular Central Otago.
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            ISBN 9780143774228
            Published NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Don't Call Me Grumpycorn! (HB)

            Don't Call Me Grumpycorn! (HB) (Hardback)

            By McIntyre, Sarah

            • RRP: $21.99
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            Unicorn and his friends are ready for an adventure, and nothing is more adventurous than travelling into SPACE! But when the four friends disagree over which planet to visit first, Unicorn decides to go off alone. Will Unicorn realise that friendship is what makes everything fun?... And will he finally stop being such a Grumpycorn?
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            ISBN 9780702302787
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Availability
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            Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, recipes and stories.

            Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, recipes and stories. (Hardback)

            By Lawson, Nigella

            • RRP: $55.00
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            'Food, for me, is a constant pleasure: I like to think greedily about it, reflect deeply on it, learn from it; it provides comfort, inspiration, meaning and beauty, as well as sustenance and structure. More than just a mantra, cook, eat, repeat is the story of my life.' Cook, Eat..., Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella's engaging and insightful prose. Whether asking 'What is a Recipe?' or declaring 'Death to the Guilty Pleasure', Nigella's wisdom about food and life comes to the fore, with tasty new recipes that readers will want to return to again and again. 'The recipes I write come from my life, my home', says Nigella, and in this book she shares the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen through over fifty new recipes that make the most of her favourite ingredients. Dedicated chapters include 'A is for Anchovy' (a celebration of the bacon of the sea), 'Beetroot and Me', 'A Vegan Feast', a shout out for 'Brown Food', a very relatable 'How To Invite People for Dinner Without Hating Them (or Yourself)', plus new ideas for Christmas. Within these chapters are recipes for all seasons and tastes: Burnt Onion and Aubergine Dip; Butternut with Chilli, Ginger and Beetroot Yoghurt Sauce; Brown Butter Colcannon; Spaghetti with Chard and Anchovies; Beef Cheeks with Port and Chestnuts; Oxtail Bourguignon; and Wide Noodles with Lamb in Aromatic Broth, to name a few. Those with a sweet tooth will delight in Rhubarb and Custard Trifle; Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake; Rice Pudding Cake; and Cherry and Almond Crumble.
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            ISBN 9781784743666
            Released NZ 8 Dec 2020
            Publisher Vintage
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            Te Ra Tuatahi O Hope: Hope's First day
              

            Te Ra Tuatahi O Hope: Hope's First day (Paperback)

            By Chapman, Jenny; Illustrated by Edwards, Kerry

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Learn phrases in "Nga Reo E Toru - Our Three Languages" through this lovely story of Hope's First Day - Te Ra Tuatahi O Hope. Learn 23 useful phrases in Te Reo Maori, NZSL and English! Written by educator, Jenny Chapman and illustrated by Deaf artist Kerry Edwards. Te Reo Maor...i edited by Anaha Hiini of Kotihi Reo Consultants, and Kataraina Smith of Rotorua Intermediate School. NZSL images used with permission from NZSL Online Dictionary. NZSL support by Pixie Neame and editing and advice from First Signs - Deaf Aotearoa. This collaboration is a fantastic celebration of our languages. Language featured includes; Greetings Introductions Finger spelling names Instructions Feelings A fantastic next step on your language learning journey!
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            ISBN 9780473538873
            Published NZ 22 Nov 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age Children
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            Goddess Muscle
             

            Goddess Muscle (Paperback)

            By Mila, Karlo

            • RRP: $35.00
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            The poetry collection from award-winning Pasifika poet Karlo Mila spans work written over a decade. The poems are both personal and political. The collection meditates on love and relationships and explores identity, culture, community and belonging with a voice that does not shy... away from the difficult.
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            ISBN 9781775504009
            Published NZ 23 Oct 2020
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Wow
             

            Wow (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Manhire, Bill

            • RRP: $25.00
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            Excuse me if I laugh. The roads are dark and large books block our path. The air we breathe is made of evening air. The world is longer than the road that brings us here. Bill Manhire's new book begins with the song of an extinct bird, the huia, and journeys on into troubling fut...ures. These poems reach for the possibilities of lyric, even as their worlds are being threatened in a range of agitating ways. In the title poem we hear a baby say Wow to life and to the astonishing prospect of language; but almost immediately we hear the world reply: Also. Along the way there are several desperate jokes. Bill Manhire's most recent books include Some Things to Place in a Coffin (2017), Tell Me My Name (with Hannah Griffin and Norman Meehan, 2017) and The Stories of Bill Manhire (2015). He was New Zealand's inaugural poet laureate, and founded and until recently directed the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University of Wellington. He has edited major anthologies, including, with Marion McLeod, the now classic Some Other Country: New Zealand's Best Short Stories (1984). Bill is a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit and a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand
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            ISBN 9781776563173
            Published NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Victoria University Press
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            The Windsor Diaries: A childhood with the Princesses
             

            The Windsor Diaries: A childhood with the Princesses (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Howard, Alathea Fitzalan; Edited by Noel, Celestria; Foreword by Naylor-Leyland, Lady Isabella

            • RRP: $48.50
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            • Internationally sourced

            The never-before-seen diaries of Alathea Fitzalan Howard, who lived alongside the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret at Windsor Castle during the Second World War.

            ISBN 9781529328097
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            A Children's Bible: A Novel
             

            A Children's Bible: A Novel (Hardback)

            By Millet, Lydia

            • RRP: $55.50
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            A brilliant, indelible novel of teenage alienation and adult complacency in a world whose climate and culture are unraveling.

            ISBN 9781324005032
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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