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

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

 New Zealand Non-Fiction

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalist: Non-Fiction

A mix of poetry and prose, this compilation by New Zealand's Fiona Ferrell is simultaneously a memoir, a meandering travel book, and a poetry collection. Demonstrating how a natural disaster can turn a life upside down in an instant, this book consists of four essays... read more

In preparation for my conversation with Fiona Farrell at the Mapua Literary Festival about her latest novel Decline and Fall on Savage Street, I’ve been reading The Broken Book. This was meant to be a book about travel, about her passion for walking and noticing. It ... read more

General Fields
: 9781869405762
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 210mm X 140mm
: New Zealand
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: Fiona Farrell
: Paperback
: Reprint
: English
: NZ824.2
: 204
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The Broken Book
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Category:

 History

Reading Level:near fine
Awards:Shortisted for the 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

After the battle of Orakau in 1864 and the end of the war in the Waikato, Tawhiao, the second Maori King, and his supporters were forced into an armed isolation in the Rohe Potae, the King Country. For the next twenty years, the Kin... read more

General Fields
: 9781869408695
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
Special Fields
: Michael Belgrave
: Hardback
: English
: 993.302
: 436
: HB
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Dancing with the King: The Rise and Fall of the King Country, 1864-1885
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Poetry

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Jesse Mckay Best First Book Award for Poetry - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Bird turns her prescient eye on love and loss, and what emerges is like a helicopter in fog... or a bejewelled Christmas sleigh, gliding triumphantly through the contemporary aesthetic desert... this is at once an intelligent and compelling fantasy of tenderness... heartbreaking a... read more

Before this book was published I was asked to interview Hera at last year’s Nelson Readers and Writers Festival. She had already achieved an enviable notoriety through the publication of some of her poems on-line, but by the time of the festival she had burst fully and extravagant... read more

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: 9781776560714
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 21.00 cmmm X 16.50 cmmm
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: Hera Lindsay Bird
: Paperback
: Reprint
: en
: 821.92
: 112
: F
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Hera Lindsay Bird
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Detailed guide to bikepacking Cape Reinga to Bluff along the Tour Aotearoa route. [Plastic wrapped pair of slim staple bound booklets.]

General Fields
: 9780994118967
: Whitireia Publishing
: Whitireia Publishing
: 210mm X 148mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Jonathan Kennett
: Paperback
: 919.31
: 116
: black and white maps
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Tour Aotearoa Official Guides (set of two books)
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Category:

 Design

Reading Level:New

The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to New Zealand picture postcards beginning in 1897, when the first official postcard was published. The 25-year period that this book covers includes the boon years in New Zealand postcar... read more

General Fields
: 9780987654663
: Kowhai Publishing LTD
: Kowhai Publishing LTD
: 255mm X 243mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Leo Haks; Colleen Dallimore; Alan Jackson
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 327
: colour
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Post Marks: The Way We Were - Early New Zealand Postcards, 1897-1922
$55.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Physical Sciences

This award-winning book explores the dynamic worlds of New Zealand and the submerged realm of Zealandia, their natural geological wonders, bounties and dangers. In acknowledging the achievements of New Zealand's geoscientists, from the founding of the country through ... read more

General Fields
: 9781877480478
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: 245mm X 290mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Ian J Graham (Editor-In-Chief)
: Hardback
: 2nd edition
: 559.3
: 398
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A Continent on the Move
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Senior Fiction

Awards:Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Copyright Licensing NZ Award for Young Adult Fiction  and also the Best First Book Award. Winner of the Storylines Tessa Duder Award, 2016

A thief, a spy and a steampunk showdown at Traitor's Gate! Discovered picking pockets at Coxford's Corn Market, fourteen year old Sin is hunted across the city. Caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons, Sin is offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Covert Opera... read more

General Fields
: 9781925381504
: Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
: Walker Books Australia
: 198mm X 129mm
: Australia
Special Fields
: Gareth Ward
: Paperback
: 817
: en
: 823.3
: 250
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The Traitor and the Thief
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Category:

 Photography

Awards:Illustrated Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter traces the 20-year career of a leading New Zealand photographer. Ann Shelton¿s evolution as a camera artist with a unique, penetrating vision into the culture and history of New Zealand is beautifully illustrated in this book, which includes multiple examples from all her important bodies of work.

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: 9780864633095
: Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki
: Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki
: 290mm X 220mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Zara Stanhope (Editor)
: Hardback
: 779.092
: 304
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Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
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Category:

 Maori

A lively, stimulating and engaging retelling of purakau - Maori myths - by contemporary Maori writers. Ka mua, ka muri . . .
Ancient Maori creation myths, portrayals of larger-than-life heroes and tales of engrossing magical beings have endured throug... read more

General Fields
: 9780143772965
: Random House New Zealand
: Vintage New Zealand
: 2.9 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.2 Centimeters
Special Fields
: edited by Whiti Hereaka and Witi Ihimaera
: Paperback
: 400
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Purakau: Maori Myths Retold by Maori Writers
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Category:

 Nature

New Zealand is known for its birds, and the melodic quality of their song. Here, in one book and CD package, is a selection of 60 of the most popular, important or interesting birds. Each bird entry includes information about habitat, distribution, appearance and behaviour of the bird, along with a description of its calls.

General Fields
: 9781869663100
: New Holland Publishers (Nz) Ltd
: New Holland Publishers (Nz) Ltd
: Contains Paperback and audio-CD
: 210mm X 148mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Lynnette Moon, Geoff Moon, John Kendrick, Karen Baird
: Book and CD
: en
: 598.1594
: 48
: approx 73 photographs, colour throughout
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New Zealand Bird Calls (Book & CD)
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Art

Reading Level:New
Awards:Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Illustrated Book 2012 and New Zealand Post Book Awards: Illustrated Non-Fiction 2012.

Graham Percy is one of New Zealand's highest achieving illustrators on a global scale. Though he lived in London from 1964 until his death in 2008, he grew up here and never ceased thinking of himself as an expatriate Kiwi. A ... read more

General Fields
: 9781869404703
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 248mm X 200mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Gregory O'Brien
: Hardback
: 1st Edition
: en
: 741.6092
: 184
: 200 illustrations, some colour
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A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
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