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            The Good Doctor
             

            The Good Doctor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By O'Sullivan, Lance

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            "Lance O'Sullivan is a man on a mission. Raised in Auckland by a solo mother, he had a modest upbringing typical of the time, if one chequered with difficulties. After being expelled from two schools, Lance could have gone off the rails. Instead, he found his way at Hato Petera C...ollege, connecting with his Maori ancestry, and going on to study medicine. After a brief but outstanding career working as a GP in the public health system, Lance and his wife Tracy quit their day jobs to set up a ground-breaking practice in the Far North that offers free healthcare to the many who can't afford it. For his work, Lance has been acknowledged as a Sir Peter Blake Emerging Leader, Public Health Champion, Maori of the Year and, most recently, Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. Passionate, brave and free-thinking, Lance stood up when no one else would. The Good Doctor charts his inspirational, one-of-a-kind life story, while relaying an overarching hope for a better New Zealand"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143572510
            Published NZ 24 Jun 2015
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Tyranny of Generosity: Why Philanthropy Corrupts Our Politics and How We Can Fix It
             

            The Tyranny of Generosity: Why Philanthropy Corrupts Our Politics and How We Can Fix It (Hardback)

            By Lechterman, Theodore M.

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            • Pub Date
              2 Jun 22

            The practice of philanthropy, which releases private property for public purposes, represents in many ways the best angels of our nature. But this practice's noteworthy virtues often obscure the fact that philanthropy also represents the exercise of private power. In The Tyranny ...of Generosity, Theodore Lechterman shows how this private power can threaten the foundations of a democratic society. The deployment of private wealth for public ends may rival the authority of communities to determine their own affairs. And, in societies characterized by wide disparities in wealth, philanthropy often combines with background inequalities to make public decisions overwhelmingly sensitive to the preferences of the rich. Allowing private wealth to dictate social outcomes collides with core commitments of a democratic society, a society in which people are supposed to determine their common affairs together, on equal terms. But why exactly is democracy valuable? How should these values be weighed against the liberty of donors and the many social benefits that philanthropy promises? Lechterman explores these questions by examining various topics in the practice of philanthropy: the respective roles of philanthropy and government, public subsidies for private giving, the use of donations for political speech, instruments of perpetual giving, the rise in giving by commercial corporations, and effective altruism as a guide for individual giving. These studies build to a surprising conclusion: realizing the democratic ideal may be impossible without philanthropy--but making philanthropy safe for democracy also requires fundamental changes to policy and practice.
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            ISBN 9780197611418
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2022
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Rescue: Pursuit of the Ultimate Dream
               

            Rescue: Pursuit of the Ultimate Dream (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Van Schreven, Sue

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            Sue Van Schreven's True Story. One Woman's Journey To Rescue An Abandoned Generation. This New Zealander is sure to capture your heart as she sets out to rescue some of the worlds most abandoned and forgotten. Sue's personal journey and how she established the valuable charitabl...e work of Orphans Aid International is a must read.
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            ISBN 9780473189761
            Published NZ 10 Nov 2011
            Publisher Wild Side Publishing
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            Series Rescue
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            Three Cups Of Tea
             

            Three Cups Of Tea (Paperback)

            By Mortenson, Greg

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            Written by a mountaineer who in 1993, after a terrifying and disastrous attempt to climb K2, drifted cold and dehydrated, into an impoverished Pakistan village in the Karakoram Mountains. It tells how moved by the inhabitants' kindness, he promised to return and build a school. I...t tells the story of that promise and its outcome.
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            ISBN 9780141034263
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2009
            Publisher Penguin
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            Between Two Worlds
             

            Between Two Worlds (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Outteridge, Emma

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            How one woman brought together the international sailing community to support the children of Uganda.

            ISBN 9781988547800
            Published NZ 18 May 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            A Doctor in Africa

            A Doctor in Africa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Browning, Dr Andrew

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            Dr Andrew Browning began helping patients affected by obstetric fistulas - a debilitating condition resulting from obstructed childbirth - after working with the late Dr Catherine Hamlin in the 1990s. Since then, Andrew has spent nearly two decades in Africa, establishing hospita...ls, preventing and treating fistulas, and training staff thereby helping to heal some of the world's most disadvantaged women. Up to two million women are estimated to be suffering with existing obstetric fistula injuries throughout Africa. They are often made outcasts in their own community, unable to leave their homes and left with little prospect of a happy, fulfilling life. Andrew's surgeries, and the spread of fistula-skilled practitioners he is training across the continent, don't just relieve the emotional and physical pain of the women affected, but gives them hope and a future. A Doctor in Africa is the uplifting story of Andrew's life, from the challenges faced along the way to the stories of the women whose lives he has forever changed.
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            ISBN 9781760983017
            Published NZ 27 Apr 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Healing Lives

            Healing Lives (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Williams, Sue

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            Two incredible women, an unlikely friendship, and a united mission to save the lives of some of the world's poorest and most desperate women.

            ISBN 9781760982034
            Published NZ 13 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Shed That Fed 2 Million Children: The Mary's Meals Story

            The Shed That Fed 2 Million Children: The Mary's Meals Story (Paperback)

            By MacFarlane-Barrow, Magnus

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            Mary's Meals is born from acts of love. If you put all those many acts of sacrifice together it creates a beautiful thing.

            ISBN 9780007578313
            Released NZ 23 May 2016
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Meghan: A Hollywood Princess
             

            Meghan: A Hollywood Princess (Paperback)

            By Morton, Andrew

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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 22

            A fully revised and updated edition of the highly acclaimed biography of the woman who is changing the face of the British monarchy

            ISBN 9781789293906
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
            Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
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            Philanthropy: From Aristotle to Zuckerberg
             

            Philanthropy: From Aristotle to Zuckerberg (Hardback)

            By Vallely, Paul

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            • Internationally sourced

            A historical and contemporary discussion of the enterprise of philanthropy from eminent writer and journalist Paul Vallely.

            ISBN 9781472920126
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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