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            Hiakai
              

            Hiakai (Hardback)

            By Fiso, Monique

            • RRP: $65.00
            • $48.75
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            Monique Fiso is a modern-day food warrior, taking Maori cuisine to the world. After years overseas in Michelin-star restaurants, Monique returned to Aotearoa to begin Hiakai, an innovative pop-up venture that's now a revered, award-winning restaurant in Wellington. Monique has al...so gone on to feature on Netflix's 'The Final Table', alongside 19 other international chefs, with Hiakai being lauded by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, Forbes and TIME magazine, which named Hiakai in 2019 as one of the '100 Greatest Places' in the world. This book is just as unforgettable- ranging between history, tradition and tikanga, as well as Monique's personal journey of self-discovery, it tells the story of kai Maori, provides foraging and usage notes, an illustrated ingredient directory, and over 30 breath-taking recipes that give this ancient knowledge new life. Hiakai offers up food to behold, to savour, to celebrate.
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            ISBN 9780143772606
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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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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            '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
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
             

            The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            • Pub Date
              18 Aug 20

            Discover the big ideas behind more than 90 of history's most important legal rulings and milestone laws - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century. From the philosophical, religious, and moral codes of the world's earliest societies, such as the Law Code of Hammurabi a...nd the Ten Commandments, through groundbreaking legislation such as The Book of Punishments, Magna Carta and the Slavery Abolition Act, The Law Book offers an engaging and accessible overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, gay marriage, and the right to be forgotten . With entries on the fight for universal suffrage and workers' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explores and explains the stories behind each milestone development. Using the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book makes each entry accessible and easy to understand. Packed with inspirational quotations, eye-catching infographics, and mind maps , it offers essential reading for anyone with a professional or personal interest in law, the legal system, or history and social change.
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            ISBN 9780241410196
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern Life

            How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?: Essays on Modern Life (Hardback)

            By Sykes, Pandora

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $31.20
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            Pandora Sykes interrogates the stories we've been sold and the ones we tell ourselves - from happiness to wellness; With Dolly Alderton, Pandora Sykes hosts the no 1 iTunes current affairs podcast The High Low, which has 250,000 weekly listeners and has featured authors including... Leila Slimani, Reni Eddo-Lodge and Tina Brown.
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            ISBN 9781786332073
            Released NZ 21 Jul 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong
             

            Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spector, Tim

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            • Pub Date
              3 Nov 20

            In the course of research, Tim Spector has been shocked to discover how little scientific evidence there is for many of our most deep-rooted ideas about food. He reveals the scandalous lack of good scientific evidence for many medical and government food recommendations, and how ...the food industry holds sway over these policies.
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            ISBN 9781787332294
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Italian Life: A Modern Fable of Loyalty and Betrayal

            Italian Life: A Modern Fable of Loyalty and Betrayal (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parks, Tim

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            From the bestselling author of Italian Neighbours, An Italian Education and Italian Ways, Italian Life is a particular reckoning with a beloved adopted country.

            ISBN 9781787302143
            Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Inner Self: The Joy of Discovering Who We Really are
             

            The Inner Self: The Joy of Discovering Who We Really are (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mackay, Hugh

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            • Pub Date
              11 Aug 20

            A book about the only sure path to a life of meaning.

            ISBN 9781760787745
            Published NZ 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Hair Icons: Pop culture's most memorable hairdos
             

            Hair Icons: Pop culture's most memorable hairdos (Hardback)

            By Tribe, Luke

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $17.24
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            • Pub Date
              5 Aug 20

            Certain hairdos are the defining feature of someone's public image. It's that level of hair iconic-ness that Luke Tribe has illustrated in this fun, colorful and sassy book. Luke possess one of those encyclopedic brains for pop culture. In this careful curation 100 iconic hairsty...les, he brings to this book a truckload of obscure references to film, TV, music and more. Just some of the hairstyles celebrated in this book include: Cameron Diaz, with the classic cowlick from There's Something About Mary; Judy Garland, as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz; Susan Sarandon, as Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show; The evil Cynthia of The Rugrats; Jennifer Aniston's The Rachel , in Friends; David Bowie's fluffy mane in Labyrinth; Stranger Things' Barbara Barb Holland, and her humble hairdo; Beyonce's Formation-era braids; Justin Timberlake with his 90s noodle hair; Princess Peach, of Super Mario fame); and, of course, Anna Wintour's indefatigable power-bob.
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            ISBN 9781925811483
            Published NZ 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher Smith Street Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Victory in the Kitchen: The Life of Churchill's Cook

            Victory in the Kitchen: The Life of Churchill's Cook (Hardback, Main)

            By Gray, Annie

            • RRP: $39.99
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            In a suburban house in 1977 an elderly lady burnt her memoirs. Her life, she felt, was not one people would want to read about. The life of a woman, born into the working class, brought up to go into service, who had married, had a daughter, and gone back to work after her husban...d died, was so like that of many others, that there could be little there worth saving. This is the story of a woman who was, indeed, like many other people: not a royal, not rich, not famous, simply someone who worked hard and enjoyed her life. Beginning in 1882, she ranged through life in the country, life in the town, life in her own house, and in that of others. She travelled, married, had children and a highly successful career. For while Georgina Landemare saw herself as ordinary, her accomplishments, and the life she lived, were anything but. She started her career as a nursemaid, and ended it cooking for one of the best-known figures in British history, a man to whom food was central, not only as a pleasure by itself, but as a diplomatic tool in a time when the world was embroiled in a worldwide war. Churchill's Cook is a culinary biography: a life lived through food ranging from rural Berkshire to wartime London, via Belle Epoque Paris and prohibition-era New York. Through one eager eater, and one skilled cook, Annie Gray tells the story of the way Victorian tastes changed and 20th century food developed, taking a look into the kitchens of the time complete with evolving technology and attitudes towards domestic service. Recipes include Georgina's German Kougelhof, Curried Brains, macaroons, Boodles Orange, Mousse de Maple and 'Chocolat Cake Good'
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            ISBN 9781788160445
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            Sex Robots & Vegan Meat: Adventures at the Frontier of Birth, Food, Sex & Death

            Sex Robots & Vegan Meat: Adventures at the Frontier of Birth, Food, Sex & Death (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kleeman, Jenny

            • RRP: $39.99
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            What if we could have babies without bearing children, eat meat without killing animals, have a perfect sexual relationship without involving another human being or chose the time of our painless death?

            ISBN 9781509894901
            Released NZ 14 Jul 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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