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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

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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
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            Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness
             

            Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ahmed, Farid

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            Husna's Story is written by Husna's husband Farid Ahmed. They were praying at El Noor Mosque in Christchurch when a gunman burst in and shot and killed 51 people and injured many others in a terrorist attack. This book tells Husna's story, describing the day of the attack - in al...l of its normal, mundane detail up until the tragedy, and then the horrendous tragedy of what followed. Interwoven with this is the story of Husna's life, telling of the selflessness and bravery with which she lived her life. As well as looking after her paraplegic husband, Husna was an important member of the community, helping women when they were giving birth, running classes for children and helping many others. Her last selfless act was going back into the mosque to look for her husband on that fateful day. She had already led the other women and children to safety. Tragically she was shot. Husna's husband, Farid Ahmed, quite incredibly, forgives the alleged killer. His remarkable philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love is an example of how religion and faith, through personal application, can be a tool for navigating the most horrific of tragedies.
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            ISBN 9781988547480
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Letters From the Past: The captivating new family drama from the Sunday Times Bestseller - the perfect escape for 2020!

            Letters From the Past: The captivating new family drama from the Sunday Times Bestseller - the perfect escape for 2020! (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By James, Erica

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            The compelling new novel from bestselling author Erica James

            ISBN 9781409173861
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Series Tony Hill and Carol Jordan
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            Know Your Place
              

            Know Your Place (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ghahraman, Golriz

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            • Pub Date
              2 Jun 20

            A powerful story of an Iranian-Kiwi asylum seeker who became a defence lawyer and New Zealand's first refugee elected to Parliament

            ISBN 9781775541424
            Published NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Potiki
              

            Potiki (Paperback, reprint)

            By Grace, Patricia

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            Winner of the 1987 New Zealand Fiction Award. This compelling novel highlights one community's response to attacks on their ancestral values and symbols provides moving affirmation of the relationship between land and the people who live on it.

            ISBN 9780140088038
            Published NZ 12 Sep 2001
            Publisher Penguin
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            Night

            Night (Paperback)

            By Wiesel, Elie; Wiesel, Marion

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            Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This title presents an account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a wor...ld that stripped him of humanity, dignity and faith.
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            ISBN 9780141038995
            Released NZ 10 Nov 2008
            Publisher Penguin
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            Series Penguin Modern Classics
            Language (English)
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            One Minute Crying Time
             

            One Minute Crying Time (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ewing, Barbara

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            This vivid memoir by well-known New Zealand actor and novelist Barbara Ewing covers her tumultuous childhood, adolescence and young-adulthood in Wellington and Auckland in the 1950s and early 1960s - a very different time - and ends in 1962, when she boards a ship for London, to ...study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
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            ISBN 9780995122956
            Published NZ 9 Apr 2020
            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

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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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            Will to Win: New Zealand netball greats on team culture and leadership
              

            Will to Win: New Zealand netball greats on team culture and leadership (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McCarthy, Lana; Martin, Andy; Watson, Geoff

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            • Pub Date
              4 Jun 20

            A fascinating deep-dive into the development of the Silver Ferns' traditions, the evolution of team culture and the nuts-and-bolts of leadership at an elite sporting level.

            ISBN 9780995113558
            Published NZ 4 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

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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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