Category:

 Politics

By any measure, New Zealand must confront some monumental issues in the years ahead. From the future of work to climate change, geopolitical upheaval to housing affordability, wealth inequality to new populism - these challenges are complex and even unprecedented in their s... read more

At a time when we face unprecedented challenges - climate change, rising inequality, economic uncertainties, a rapidly changing concept of ‘work', just to mention a few - we are also seeing an increased disillusionment and more pointedly a dissociation with politics and a l... read more

General Fields
: 9780947492588
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Max Harris
: 332
: Paperback
: books
The New Zealand Project
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

Category:

 History

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - General Non-Fiction 2016.

Where are we? How did we get here? Where do we go now? A provocative and insightful exploration of rebuilding our homes, communities and cities after their devastation. From nineteenth-century attempts to create Utopias to America's rustbelt, from Darwin's study of ... read more

General Fields
: 9781775537519
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 23.50 cmmm X 15.30 cmmm X 2.70 cmmm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Fiona Farrell
: 326
: 993.8304
: en
: Paperback
: books
The Villa at the Edge of the Empire
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Both fiction and fact, this fascinating book is a kaleidoscopic exploration of the Battle of Orakau. During three days in 1864, 300 Maori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and captured the imagination of the world. The battle marked the end... read more

Sleeps Standing / Moetu is a bilingual Maori-English novella from Witi Ihimaera with a translation by Hemi Kelly. Set against the backdrop of the New Zealand Wars, it tells the story of the Battle of Orakau through the eyes of sixteen-year-old Moetu. A b... read more

General Fields
: 9780143771111
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Witi Ihimaera
: 224
: Hardback
: books
Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

The disturbing story of the ruthless exercise of power in a New Zealand religious cult. Charismatic, driven and self-righteous, Neville Cooper set up his own brand of Christian utopia on earth: a reclusive community on the West Coast of New ... read more

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: 9781877460302
: Longacre Press
: Longacre Press
: 210x140mm
Special Fields
: Fleur Beale
: Illustrations (some col.), maps
: Biography & autobiography; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects
: 216pp
: 289.9
: Paperback
: books
Sins of the Father: The Long Shadow of a Religious Community
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Society

A memoir in the form of a series of sharply etched vignettes that shift astonishingly in time and mood, and range in place from Africa and the US to the streets of London. It demonstrates that no moment is isolated, and that privilege, conflict, race and gender are inherent in all our encounters, from the banal to the extreme.

What do you report when you become uncertain of the facts, of the notion of truth and of the purpose of writing? What can you understand of yourself when you are uncertain how or if your memories can be correlated with known 'facts'? Is your idea of yourself anything other than... read more

General Fields
: 9781909585218
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Lara Pawson
: 070.92
: Paperback
: books
This is the Place to Be
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Graphic Novel

Three Words: An Anthology of Aotearoa/NZ Women's Comics is a manifold, brilliant, collaborative survey of the past twenty years of New Zealand women's comics. Bringing together over 60 contributors from all walks of life, the brief was simpl... read more

General Fields
: 9780994120502
: Beatnik Publishing
: Beatnik Publishing
: 164mm X 214mm X 19mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Edited by Rae Joyce, Sarah Laing, Indira Neville
: Illustrations from 60 contributors
: 264
: Paperback
: books
Three Words: An Anthology of Aotearoa/NZ Women's Comics
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 History

This new and important biography of Sir Edmund Hillary, a truly great New Zealander, breaks new ground among previous accounts of his life. The author, Michael Gill, was a close friend of Edmund Hillary's for over 50 years, accompanying him on many expeditions, and becoming ... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503383
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 234mm X 153mm
: New Zealand
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: Michael Gill
: 532
: Hardback
: books
Edmund Hillary: A Biography
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 History

Three distinct stories about three distinct men, but with one thing in common - they all paid the price for standing up for what they believed. From a great writer, three great stories about conscience and consequence. This is the story of three men - a doctor, a... read more

General Fields
: 9781775540908
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: 211mm X 154mm X 23mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: James McNeish
: 320
: en
: Paperback
: books
Breaking Ranks: Three Interrupted Lives
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Naomi Klein - award-winning journalist, bestselling author of No Logo, The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, scourge of brand bullies and corporate liars - gives us the toolkit we need to survive our surreal, shocking age. 'Trump, as extreme... read more

General Fields
: 9780241320884
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Allen Lane
: 210mm X 143mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Naomi Klein
: 240
: 303.484
: en
: Paperback
: books
No Is Not Enough: Defeating the new shock politics
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

In August 2010, a New Zealand soldier died in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan. In retaliation, the New Zealand SAS led a raid on two isolated villages in search of the fighters they suspected were responsible. They ... read more

An expose of the killing of civilians in Afghanistan by the New Zealand SAS, and of a cover-up that implicates the highest levels of government. 

General Fields
: 9780947503390
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
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: Nicky Hager & Jon Stephenson
: books
Hit and Run: The New Zealand SAS in Afghanistan and the Meaning of Honour
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Politics

Series:BWB Texts

In an era of populist politics, Brexit, Donald Trump, 24-hour news cycles and perpetual election campaigning, how do we govern well for the future? How do we take the long view, ensuring that present-day policy decisions reflect the needs and sa... read more

General Fields
: 9780947518257
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Jonathan Boston
: 120
: Paperback
: books
Safeguarding the Future: Governing in an Uncertain World
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Six centuries ago Polynesian explorers, who inhabited a cosmos in which islands sailed across the sea and stars across the sky, arrived in Aotearoa New Zealand where they rapidly adapted to new plants, animals, landscapes and climatic conditions. Four centur... read more

General Fields
: 9781869408657
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 228mm X 152mm
Special Fields
: Anne Salmond
: Colour illustrations
: HB
: 512
: Hardback
: books
Tears of Rangi: Experiments Across Worlds
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3