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            Pull No Punches: Memoir of a Political Survivor
             

            Pull No Punches: Memoir of a Political Survivor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Collins, Judith

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            The most anticipated political memoir of the year. A frank account from National MP Judith Collins of the highs and lows of a political life. From humble beginnings as the daughter of Labour-voting farming parents, Judith Collins has carved a path to almost the very top of politi...cs. The youngest daughter of older parents, Judith Collins grew up in rural Walton, Waikato on a dairy farm. At the age of 10 she entered politics, running for Class President. She won. After a successful career as a lawyer, Collins became the MP for Papakura in 2002, alongside fellow new recruit, John Key. When Key and National won office in 2008, Collins became the Minister for Police, Corrections and Veterans. Funny, forthright and fearless, Collins reveals the truth behind what it is like to survive - and thrive - as a senior female politician for two decades.
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            ISBN 9781988547510
            Published NZ 29 Jul 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi
              

            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi (Paperback)

            Illustrated by Morris, Toby; By Calman, Ross; Derby, Mark; Translated by Walker, Piripi

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            Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi is a reorua (bilingual) graphic novel that takes a fresh and innovative look at our founding treaty. The book reflects current scholarship and has been reviewed by some of Aotearoa's foremost Te Tiriti o Waitangi experts.

            ISBN 9780473470654
            Published NZ 13 Jun 2019
            Publisher Lift Education
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            Language (English & Te Reo)
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            Fridays with Jim: Conversations about our country with Jim Bolger
             

            Fridays with Jim: Conversations about our country with Jim Bolger (Hardback)

            By Cohen, David

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            A FORMER NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER CANDIDLY REVIEWS HIS LIFE AND THE STATE OF THE NATION

            ISBN 9780995123021
            Published NZ 20 Aug 2020
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man

            Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man (Trade Paperback / Paperback, ANZ Only)

            By Trump, Mary L., Ph.D

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            The extraordinary inside story from Donald Trump's only niece of the factors that helped make the US president into the world's most dangerous man

            ISBN 9781471190148
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Treaty of Waitangi | Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Illustrated History
              

            The Treaty of Waitangi | Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Illustrated History (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

            By Orange, Claudia

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              9 Nov 20

            The Treaty of Waitangi | Te Tiriti o Waitangi is a fully revised and updated edition of An Illustrated History of the Treaty of Waitangi, including new material. It brings the Treaty's history to life with a richly informative narrative and a wonderful range of photographs, maps ...and illustrations (now in full colour).
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            ISBN 9781988587189
            Published NZ 9 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            Te Hahi Mihinare | The Maori Anglican Church
              

            Te Hahi Mihinare | The Maori Anglican Church (Paperback)

            By Kaa, Hirini

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              9 Nov 20

            This ground-breaking book explores the birth, growth, struggles and ongoing life of Te Hahi Mihinare - the Maori Anglican Church.

            ISBN 9780947518752
            Published NZ 9 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century

            How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dikoetter, Frank

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            Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung, Ceausescu, Mengistu of Ethiopia and Duvalier of Haiti. No dictator can rule through fear and violence alone. Naked power can be grabbed and held temporarily, but it never suffices in the long term. A tyrant who can compel his ow...n people to acclaim him will last longer. The paradox of the modern dictator is that he must create the illusion of popular support. Throughout the twentieth century, hundreds of millions of people were condemned to enthusiasm, obliged to hail their leaders even as they were herded down the road to serfdom. In How to Be a Dictator, Frank Dikoetter returns to eight of the most chillingly effective personality cults of the twentieth century. From carefully choreographed parades to the deliberate cultivation of a shroud of mystery through iron censorship, these dictators ceaselessly worked on their own image and encouraged the population at large to glorify them. At a time when democracy is in retreat, are we seeing a revival of the same techniques among some of today's world leaders? This timely study, told with great narrative verve, examines how a cult takes hold, grows, and sustains itself. It places the cult of personality where it belongs, at the very heart of tyranny.
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            ISBN 9781408891612
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            When Darkness Stays: Hohepa Kereopa and a Tuhoe Oral History
             

            When Darkness Stays: Hohepa Kereopa and a Tuhoe Oral History (Paperback)

            By Moon, Paul

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            This extraordinary book unsettling, harrowing, and ultimately redemptive is based on the time the author spent with the T?hoe tohunga, H?hepa Kereopa. It plunges deep into a cultural landscape that has almost vanished, bringing to light insights that are enriching and sometimes s...hocking. The work climaxes with a staggering oral history that has never appeared in print until now, and which reveals one of the most tragic and distressing events in the country's colonial era.
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            ISBN 9781927305676
            Published NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher David Ling Publishing Limited
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            Atomic Love

            Atomic Love (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fields, Jennie

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            Chicago, 1950 Rosalind Porter has always defied expectations - in her work as a physicist on the Manhattan Project to design the atomic bomb, and in her passionate love affair with coworker Thomas Wheeler. Five years after the end of both, her guilt over the results of her work a...nd her heartbreak over Wheeler are intertwined. She has almost succeeded in resigning herself to a more conventional life. Then Wheeler gets back in touch - but so does the FBI. Agent Charlie Szydlo wants Rosalind to spy on Wheeler, whom the FBI suspects of selling nuclear secrets to Russia. Rosalind final assignment launches her on a mission to find the truth . . . no matter where it leads.
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            ISBN 9780241417782
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Story of a Treaty
              

            The Story of a Treaty (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Orange, Claudia

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            In constant use for over twenty years, a new generation will benefit from this long-awaited new edition of New Zealands most accessible introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi. Popular with students and general readers, this lively short history is drawn from Claudia Oranges exten...sive and award-winning writing about this key document. New material brings the narrative up to date, while a richer range of illustrations and full-colour design ensures The Story of a Treaty will remain an authoritative introduction into the future.
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            ISBN 9781927131442
            Published NZ 15 Feb 2013
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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