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            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living
             

            Life as a Casketeer: What the Business of Death Can Teach the Living (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tipene, Francis; Tipene, Kaiora

            • RRP: $39.99
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            A celebration of life and death. A book to make you laugh and cry. A deep, funny and personal story about the lives of New Zealand's favourite undertakers, Francis and Kaiora Tipene. Born and raised in Northland, the married couple and parents to five boys now star in the third s...eries of their own reality television show The Casketeers, a show about day-to-day life (and death) at their Auckland funeral business, Tipene Funerals. This is Francis and Kaiora's story, a story about a modest yet richly cultural Maori upbringing in the communities of Pawarenga and Kaitaia, the trials and tribulations of their love and marriage, the joy of raising five sons, and the dedication and mahi required to grow a business. It's also a book about traditions of tangihanga, tikanga Maori and Polynesian ways of morning the dead. Inspirational, hilarious, and wise: this is a book to make you see dying, grief and remembrance in a totally new light.
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            ISBN 9781775541486
            Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            We Are Here: An atlas of Aotearoa
             

            We Are Here: An atlas of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By McDowall, Chris; Denee, Tim

            • RRP: $70.00
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            An extraordinary visual data book like no other

            ISBN 9780994141538
            Published NZ 3 Oct 2019
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Te Manu Huna a Tane: The hidden bird of Tane
              

            Te Manu Huna a Tane: The hidden bird of Tane (Hardback)

            Photographs by Gillam, Jennifer; Edited by Hansen, Eugene; Contributions by Ormsby-Rihari, Raewyn; Rihari-Rawiri, Tiwai

            • RRP: $45.00
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            • Pub Date
              12 Jun 20

            This special photo book documents a wananga or class for three generations of women from Ngati Torehina Ki Mataka to learn the customary practice of pelting North Island brown kiwi so their feathers can be used for weaving.

            ISBN 9780995123069
            Published NZ 12 Jun 2020
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Te Marae: A Guide to Customs and Protocol
             

            Te Marae: A Guide to Customs and Protocol (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2009 reprint)

            By Tauroa, Hiwi; Tauroa, Patricia

            • RRP: $25.00
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            This book is an invaluable introduction to Maori protocol for Pakehas. Hiwi and Pat Tauroa outline the sequence of events when visitors arrive at the gates of a marae and ends with their departure, with appropriate behaviour being described at each stage. First published in 1986 ...- now reprinted by Penguin.
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            ISBN 9780143202424
            Published NZ 16 Apr 2009
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Official New Zealand Road Code 2019/20
             

            The Official New Zealand Road Code 2019/20 (Paperback)

            By NZTA

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            The New Zealand Road codes have been updated. There are no major content changes. There are some minor changes which include an update of test guides to reflect current test guidelines, an update to driver licensing system requirements and formatting changes to make the road co...des easier to read.
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            ISBN 9781988561325
            Published NZ 1 May 2019
            Publisher NZ Transport Agency
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            Weed: A New Zealand Story
              

            Weed: A New Zealand Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Borrowdale, James

            • RRP: $35.00
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            • Pub Date
              2 Jul 20

            'I just closed my eyes and drifted away. I drifted away to the music but I don't think I'd ever experienced anything quite so soothing and magical. It was like I was in a magical space. It was beautiful.' - Jim Mahoney, reformed drug addict Pot, Mary Jane, dope, skunk, grass, has...h, green, hooch, herb, ganja, reefer. New Zealand loves weed. It's the most popular illegal drug in our country and third most popular drug overall, behind alcohol and tobacco, yet it also represents a troubled relationship. In Weed, award-winning journalist James Borrowdale dives in deep to understand why, meeting a fascinating cross-section of New Zealand along the way - a nineteenth-century nun who allegedly grew pot, a bystander to the Mr Asia syndicate, a convicted heroin dealer turned criminologist, people both using and offering the drug for medicinal relief, politicians and law-makers old and new. What's revealed is an engrossing, heady and sometimes surprising account of New Zealand and weed. Fusing insightful, personal stories with analysis and historical research, Weed lays out the facts as they are - about an issue that can no longer be ignored.
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            ISBN 9780143774327
            Published NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Today in New Zealand History
             

            Today in New Zealand History (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Atkinson, Neill; Green, David; Phipps, Gareth; Watters, Steve

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            By the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the Alexander Turnbull Library, this glorious, fully illustrated discovery of New Zealand's key times brings history to life. Each day of the year features a story ranging from the nation-forming to the quirky. Born on this Day boxes s...cattered throughout provide details on around 100 significant figures.
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            ISBN 9781775594284
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
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            Girl of New Zealand: Colonial Optics in Aotearoa
              

            Girl of New Zealand: Colonial Optics in Aotearoa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Erai, Michelle

            • RRP: $103.99
            • $103.99
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            Presents a nuanced insight into the way violence and colonial attitudes shaped the representation of Maori women and girls. Michelle Erai sheds light on how race, gender, and sexuality have been ascribed to particular bodies.

            ISBN 9780816537020
            Released NZ 19 May 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Critical Issues in Indigenous Studies
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            Takoa: Te Aka Kumara o Aotearoa National Maori Directory 2019-2020
              

            Takoa: Te Aka Kumara o Aotearoa National Maori Directory 2019-2020 (Paperback)

            • RRP: $118.99
            • $118.99
            • Delayed Release

            Listing over 7500 Maori organisations resource people and businesses in New Zealand and overseas (including Australia)

            ISBN 2019TAKOADRCT
            Published NZ 15 Feb 2020
            Publisher Tuhi Tuhi Communications
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            Life in a Box: Traveller. Antiques Dealer. Mother. Model. Iconoclast.

            Life in a Box: Traveller. Antiques Dealer. Mother. Model. Iconoclast. (Hardback)

            By Adams, Sarah Jane

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            Treasures and mementos from the estate of Sarah Jane Adams Auction catalogues can reveal a lot about a person - their lives, loves and style. Sarah Jane Adams, a jewellery & antiques dealer who became an international model and Instagram sensation overnight in her 60s, tells her ...story through a lifetime's collection of rare pieces, valuable jewellery and worthless objects, as well as personal photographs and effects from her 'estate'. Told with wit, pathos and charm. Life In A Box illustrates how style is always deeply personal to the wearer, laden with rich meaning and adventure and above all, redolent of our stories.
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            ISBN 9781760524951
            Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Murdoch Books
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