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 New Zealand Non-Fiction

When Norwegian photographer Peter Lukas visited Nelson, he was so impressed with the photographic collections at the Nelson Provinical Museum that he set out to photograph the same street views as they appear today. The result is this wonderful book: historical photographs paired with their modern equivalents.

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: 9788299968980
: Forlag Peter Lukas
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: Peter Lukas
: books
Nelson : Now and Then
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In 1906, at just 16 years of age, Angelina Criscillo left the tiny volcanic island of Stromboli, off Sicily, to travel to an even remoter island on the other side of the world. From the age of eight she had been betrothed to her cousin, Vinc... read more

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: 9781877333217
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 130x210mm
: New Zealand
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: Gerard Hindmarsh
: Paperback
: illustrated edition
: 993.00451092
: 227
: duotone photos
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Angelina: From Stromboli to D'Urville Island - A Family's Story
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Category:

 History

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: 9780958289870
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
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: Rob Packer and Barney Brewster
: books
Old Nelson : A postcard history, 1900-1940
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Gender

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, ... read more

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: 9780994146007
: Te Papa Press
: Te Papa Press
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: Bronwyn Labrum
: Hardback
: 324.6230993
: 208
: books
Women Now
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Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events on board and the places the ship travelled to on its way to th... read more

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: 9781776572045
: Gecko Press
: Gecko Press
: ---length:- '9.67'width:- '11.67'units:- Inches
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: Gavin Bishop
: Hardback
: Gavin Bishop
: English
: 910.41
: 40
: books
Cook's Cook: The Cook who Cooked for Captain Cook
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In August 2016, forty per cent of the residents of Havelock North were suddenly struck down by a serious bacterial infection. The outbreak of campylobacter, caused by the contamination of the water supply with sheep faeces, hospitalised forty-five people and... read more

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: 9781988545585
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: David Skegg
: Paperback
: books
The Health of the People
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Category:

 History

Reading Level:New
Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2016.

Tramping: A New Zealand history tells the story of the development of tramping in New Zealand, tracing its origins to the way Maori and early Europeans engaged with the sometimes forbidding New Zealand mountains and bush. It describes how state-sponsored tracks and huts ... read more

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: 9781927213230
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 215mm X 265mm
: New Zealand
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: Shaun Barnett; Chris Maclean
: Hardback
: Reprint
: 796.510993
: 300
: books
Tramping: A New Zealand History
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Category:

 Food & Drink

Reading Level:very good

We are no longer like our ancestors. We no longer depend on our skills as foragers, gatherers, scavengers, hunters and fishers for food. We are only part-time food raisers at best. . . Our biology, on the other hand, has changed far less. Now there is a mism... read more

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: 9780947518066
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: John D. Potter
: Paperback
: 613.2
: 128
: books
Thought for Food: Why What We Eat Matters
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Category:

 Children's Non-Fiction

Awards:Winner of the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction and the Winner of the 2018 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year. NZ Listener 50 Best Books for Kids 2017 The Sapling Best Books List 2017

Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining mom... read more

Aotearoa: The New Zealand story is an impressive illustrated history by children’s writer and illustrator Gavin Bishop. Beautiful to behold, each page contains a myriad of small details, snippets of information that build to give the reader a wealth of inf... read more

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: 9780143770350
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Puffin Books
: 376mm X 278mm X 14mm
: New Zealand
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: Gavin Bishop
: Hardback
: Maori; English
: 993
: 64
: books
Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
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Category:

 Poetry

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Poetry 2017.

You think of the Brighton Rock film where Helen Mirren still manages to look like Queen Elizabeth, especially when she wears a headscarf. You think of the poem you wrote about leaving a house, and how houses we have owned will come back to us in dreams. You think about taking your com... read more

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: 9781776560721
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm X 146mm
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: Rachel Bush
: Paperback
: en
: 821.914
: 0
: F
: books
Thought Horses
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Category:

 History

Awards:Longlisted for 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

Phoney Wars looks at the lives of New Zealanders during the greatest armed struggle the world has ever seen: the Second World War. It is not a political, economic or military history; rather it explores what life was like during the war years for... read more

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: 9780947522230
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: Stevan Eldred-Grigg (Contribution by); Hugh Eldred-Grigg (Contribution by)
: Paperback
: English
: 993.032
: 424
: colour illus
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Phoney Wars: New Zealand Society in the Second World War
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Toothbrush drill, sunbathing, treks through forest to the beach, marmite on toast, cod liver oil and Lane's emulsion ... here are 47 rich and often entertaining reminiscences from residents and staff at the Otaki Children's Health Camp... read more

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: 9780947493554
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: 230mm X 165mm X 20mm
: New Zealand
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: Di Buchan
: Paperback
: 312
: Black & white & colour photos & illustrations
: books
Sun, Sea & Sustenance: The story of the Otaki Children's Health Camp
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