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              Mana Whakatipu: Ngai Tahu leader Mark Solomon on leadership and life
                

              Mana Whakatipu: Ngai Tahu leader Mark Solomon on leadership and life (Hardback)

              By Solomon, Mark; With Revington, Mark

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              • Pub Date
                12 Aug 21

              In 1998, just as South Island iwi Ngai Tahu was about to sign its Treaty of Waitangi settlement with the government - justice of sorts after seven generations of seeking redress - a former foundryman stepped into the pivotal role of kaiwhakahaere or chair of Te Runanga o Ngai T...ahu - the tribal council of Ngai Tahu. Mark Solomon stood at the head of his iwi at a critical moment and can be credited with the astute stewardship of the settlement that has today made Ngai Tahu a major player in the economy and given it long sought-after self determination. Bold, energetic and visionary, for 18 years Solomon forged a courageous and determined course. Now, in this direct memoir, Ta Mark reflects on his life, on the people who influenced him, on what it means to lead, and the future for both Ngai Tahu and Aotearoa New Zealand.
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              ISBN 9780995135437
              Published NZ 12 Aug 2021
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              The Front Line: Images of New Zealanders in the Second World War
                

              The Front Line: Images of New Zealanders in the Second World War (Hardback)

              By Harper, Glyn; Other primary creator Lemish, Susan

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              • Pub Date
                12 Aug 21

              A landmark book exploring New Zealand's second world war effort through over 800 photographs, many never before published and many live-action shots taken by those at the front. The images span North Africa, Europe and the Pacific, as well as action on the water and in the air -e...very battle and theatre in which New Zealanders fought. The text by one of New Zealand's leading military historians places the images in context. Chapters on prisoners of war, the home front and New Zealand's role in Japan after the end of hostilities in the Pacific round out this rich visual account of a conflict that dominated all aspects of New Zealand life for seven years.
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              ISBN 9780995140738
              Published NZ 12 Aug 2021
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              Invisible: New Zealand's history of excluding Kiwi-Indians
                

              Invisible: New Zealand's history of excluding Kiwi-Indians (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Leckie, Jacqueline

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              • Pub Date
                12 Aug 21

              The Christchurch massacre of 2019 raised questions about what it means to belong to an ethnic and/ or religious minority in a country that, despite the mythology of benign race relations, has experienced a long history of underlying prejudice and racism. Despite being the secon...d largest ethnic group within the 'Asian' population of Aotearoa New Zealand, little has been written about the experiences of Indian migrants, either historically or today. Most writing has focused on celebration and integration, but Invisible speaks of survival and the real impacts racism has on the lives of Indian New Zealanders. It uncovers a story of exclusion that has rendered Kiwi-Indians invisible in the historical narratives of the nation.
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              ISBN 9780995140721
              Published NZ 12 Aug 2021
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              A Queer Existence: The lives of young gay men in Aotearoa New Zealand
                  

              A Queer Existence: The lives of young gay men in Aotearoa New Zealand (Paperback)

              By Beehre, Mark

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              • Pub Date
                9 Sep 21

              A Queer Existence is a major documentary project that uses photographic portraiture and oral history to record the life experiences of a group of 27 gay men born since the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform Act 1986. In New Zealand, discrimination in work was outlawed in 1993,... same-sex relationships were granted legal recognition in 2005, and marriage equality followed in 2013. As a result these men have life experiences very different to earlier generations of gay New Zealand men. Even so, gay men growing up today may continue to feel stigmatised, and for many coming out is still a major hurdle. Candid, powerful and affecting, the first-person narratives of A Queer Existence form a valuable and unique insight into how gay men continue to have to step out of the mainstream and face their own challenges as they forge their queer identities.
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              ISBN 9780995146570
              Published NZ 9 Sep 2021
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              The Architect and the Artists: Hackshaw, McCahon, Dibble
                  

              The Architect and the Artists: Hackshaw, McCahon, Dibble (Hardback)

              By Hackshaw, Bridget

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              • Pub Date
                14 Oct 21

              A beautiful and important book about the remarkable collaboration between the modernist architect James Hackshaw (a member, for a time, of the famous Group Architects), the painter Colin McCahon and the then young sculptor Paul Dibble on 14 New Zealand buildings - from churches ...to school halls. Drawing on interviews with James Hackshaw before his death and on the McCahon archive, this book brings into the light a body of work and a collaboration that has been little known or examined, even by old McCahon hands. Richly illustrated with Hackshaw's plans, McCahon's drawings, letters and journal entries, and contemporary images of the surviving buildings and artworks, and with expert essays by Peter Simpson, Julia Gatley and Peter Shaw.
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              ISBN 9780995143111
              Published NZ 14 Oct 2021
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              It Takes a Village: A guide to Matakana and its surrounding districts
                 

              It Takes a Village: A guide to Matakana and its surrounding districts (Paperback)

              By Jacobs, Lauraine; Photographs by Downie, Ken

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                9 Sep 21

              Matakana village lies at the heart of one of New Zealand's loveliest regions, where rolling hills and small valleys are fringed by glorious beaches and gentle estuaries. Sheltered, warm and fertile, it's a heaven for horticulture and fishing. Perhaps best known these days for the... Saturday morning Matakana village market and stunning beaches like Tawharanui, in the past decades it's become home to an increasing number of talented and entrepreneurial artisanal food businesses, wineries, restaurants and cafes and accommodation providers. It Takes a Village lets readers in on the secrets only locals know and is an expert companion to all the area has to offer, written by one of New Zealand's best food writers.
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              ISBN 9780995143104
              Published NZ 9 Sep 2021
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              New Zealand Between the Wars
                

              New Zealand Between the Wars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bell, Rachael

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              EXAMINING NEW ZEALAND'S PIVOTAL INTERWAR YEARS, WHEN THE FOUNDATION FOR A NEW NATION WAS LAID

              ISBN 9780994136367
              Published NZ 9 Oct 2017
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              Conversatio: In the company of bees
                

              Conversatio: In the company of bees (Hardback)

              Edited by Stanhope, Zara; By Noble, Anne; Designed by Brown, Anna

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                9 Sep 21

              Conversatio looks at the astounding practice of leading photographer Anne Noble, set against the issues of ecosystem collapse and climate change and examining what an artist can do in response. Its creative focus is on that most important insect, the European bee. Reminiscent of ...an artist book in its extensive visual content, its appeal is to a wide readership curious about art, ecology, science, literature and their intersections. Through Noble's art and newly commissioned essays, the book traverses Noble's deep interest in how humans relate to bees.
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              ISBN 9780995140752
              Published NZ 9 Sep 2021
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              Te Kupenga: 101 stories of Aotearoa from the Turnbull
                 

              Te Kupenga: 101 stories of Aotearoa from the Turnbull (Hardback)

              Edited by Keith, Michael; Szekely, Chris

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                11 Nov 21

              Published to mark 150 years since the establishment of the famous Alexander Turnbull Library, one of New Zealand's great storehouses, this energetic, comprehensive book approaches the history of Aotearoa New Zealand through 101 remarkable objects. Each tells a story, be it of di...scovery, courage, dispossession, conflict, invention, creation, or conservation.
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              ISBN 9780995143173
              Published NZ 11 Nov 2021
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              The Sun is a Star: A voyage through the universe
                 

              The Sun is a Star: A voyage through the universe (Hardback)

              By Frizzell, Dick; With Lord, Samantha

              • RRP: $45.00
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                14 Oct 21

              In this enchanting book for readers of all ages, renowned New Zealand painter Dick Frizzell takes his lifelong interest in the stars, the planets, space and the universe and turns it into a book that demystifies everything from White Dwarves to space travel. Thirty of his artist ...friends, including Grahame Sydney, Karl Maughan, Ani O'Neill, Reg Mombassa, Judy Darragh, Denys Watkins and Philippa Blair provide the illustrations.
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              ISBN 9780995146563
              Published NZ 14 Oct 2021
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