The first comprehensive history of New Zealand newspapers since Guy Scholefield¿sNewspapers in New Zealand in 1958, Lasting Impressions is a social history that places newspapers and their vital importance in New Zealand¿s development as a... read more

Lasting Impressions: The Story of New Zealand's Newspapers 1840-1920

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For over a century, New Zealand has built its economy through a series of commodity-based booms - from wood and wool to beef and butter. Now the country faces new challenges. By doubling down on dairy farms, aren't New Zealan... read more

The New Biological Economy - How New Zealanders are Creating Value from the Land
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The modern farmer faces a constant battle for survival.Not only do farmers and their families cope with everything nature throws at them, they have to meet the challenges presented by technology, the environment and the way society raises the bar on farming methods.Despite these obst... read more

Our Land Our People
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From humble beginnings in the 1980s, the Central Otago wine industry has grown into a major calling card for the region and New Zealand. Set within a magnificent landscape, many of the vineyards and their wineries have themselves become thriving tourist attractions. The Vine... read more

The Vineyards of Central Otago

What's your vision of New Zealand? An inner-city street in the rain, a campervan under a clear and starry night sky, a high-octane sport or a traffic jam of sheep? This book collects a range of personal views of Aotearoa from photographers, both amateur and professional, along with their t... read more

I Am New Zealand

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In Wild Journeys Bruce Ansley retraces the path of doomed surveyor John Whitcombe across the Southern Alps, follows the raiding party of northern chief Te Puoho along the West Coast, sails around New Zealand's North and South capes, walks through the valley under the Two Thumb Range to mythic... read more

Wild Journeys

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The Awatere is the Marlborough river valley south-east of Blenheim, which runs from high-country Molesworth Station down to the sea below the township of Seddon. Author Harry Broad’s interest in this area was piqued when he was working on his best-selling book Molesworth, and the re... read more

Awatere: Portrait of a Marlborough Valley

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Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Winner of the 2011 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize

Kakapo follows the fall and rise of one of the world's most unusual birds, from the brink of extinction, through a roller-coaster ride of hope and loss. One of New Zealand's most threatened species, these charismatic yet mysterious night parrots, are now found... read more

Kakapo: Rescued from the Brink of Extinction

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Its 125 years since New Zealand women won the right to vote. But the battle for the right to so much else is ongoing. This first volume in the Te Papa Thinking About series brings together provocative, insightful and energetically argued essays by 12 leading New Zealand writers and thinkers, b... read more

Women Now
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In this wide-ranging book, Max Rashbrooke goes beyond anecdote and partisanship, delving deep into the latest research about the sweeping changes made to the public services that shape our collective lives. What ... read more

Government for the Public Good: The Surprising Science of Large-Scale Collective Action: 2018

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Te Moana Nui a Kiwa is the great ocean continent. While it is common to understand ocean and seas as something that divides land, for those Indigenous to the Pacific or the Moana, it was traditionally a connector and an ancestor. Imperialism in the Moana, however, created false divides bet... read more

False Divides

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In 1881, colonial troops invaded the village of Parihaka on the Taranaki coast. In an attempt to quell the non-violent direct action taken by the community against land confiscations, the government sent over 1500 troops into the village. Many people were expelled, buildin... read more

Ko Taranaki Te Maunga Parihaka
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