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  • Ko te Whenua te Utu / Land Is the Priceby M. P. K. Sorrenson

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    For more than half a century, Keith Sorrenson?one of New Zealand?s leading historians and himself of mixed Maori and Pakeha descent?has dived deeper than anyone into the story of two peoples in New Zealand. In this new book, Sorrenson brings together his major writing from the last 56 years into a powerful whole?covering topics from the origins of... more...

  • Talking Past Each Otherby Patricia Kinloch; Joan Metge

    Victoria University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Where numbers of different cultural groups come together, misunderstandings and tensions can arise, even where there is the greatest goodwill on both sides. Sometimes even those involved are unable to explain why. In this book the authors set out to explore the situations and contexts in which cross cultural misunderstandings can occur. Talking Past... more...

  • In and Out of Touchby Joan Metge

    Victoria University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Whakamaa is a Maori word without an English counterpart. This book investigates this central Maori cultural concept in terms of both individual experience and cultural misunderstanding. more...

  • New Growth from Oldby Joan Metge

    Victoria University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    This book is in the first place meant to provide basic information for the many Pakeha who interact with Maori as spouses, friends, work colleagues and service providers to help them understand a family type different from their own. It is also a contribution to the debate about the causes of current problems affecting Maori families, and suggests... more...

  • Wellington, Manawatu, Wairarapa, Eastland & New Zealand's Hawke's Bayby Bette Flagler

    Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99

    Eastland is one of the least visited, most isolated and most scenic areas of New Zealand. This is an area of huge importance to the Ngati Porou - the second-largest tribe of Maori. This is a stunning part of New Zealand, an area that is largely untouched by tourists, and most New Zealanders will never make their way here. You might just feel as if... more...

  • Auckland, Northland, New Zealand's Kauri Coast & the Bay of Islandsby Bette Flagler

    Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99

    Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and the main port of entry for international visitors. It is a sprawling, modern, busy city but not nearly so densely populated as other global cities of its same geographic size. The 60 square kilometers (23 square miles) that make up the region are home to 1¼ million people - one-third of New Zealand’s... more...

  • New Zealand's Northland, the Kauri Coast & the Bay of Islandsby Bette Flagler

    Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99

    Known as The Birthplace of a Nation, Northland’s natural beauty is equaled by its fascinating history and culture. Northland is home to Hokianga Harbour, where Kupe, the legendary Maori explorer first arrived in his waka or war canoe. In 1840 the Treaty of Waitangi, an historic agreement between Maori and the British Crown, was drafted... more...

  • Calton Hillby Stuart McHardy; Donald Smith

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 9.32

    Lord Cockburn, Victorian defender of Edinburgh?s beauties, describes Calton Hill as ‘the Glory of Edinburgh?. ‘It presents us,? enthused Cockburn,‘with the finest prospects both of its vicinity and the city… it is adorned by beautiful buildings dedicated to science and to the memory of distinguished men.? Following on from the success of Arthur?s... more...

  • Reformby Geoffrey Palmer

    Victoria University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Politician and law professor Geoffrey Palmer recounts the events and forces that shaped him in this memoir, as well as his many adventures in reforming a wide range of institutions, laws, and policies. Reform has been a recurring theme throughout Geoffrey Palmer?s life, not only during his career in politics and as a Prime Minister, but also as a... more...

  • Logan Campbell's Aucklandby R.C.J. Stone

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    In Logan Campbell?s Auckland, Russell Stone, the doyen of Auckland historians and author of the awardwinning From Tamaki-makau-rau to Auckland, recounts 15 tales from his encyclopaedic knowledge of nineteenth-century Auckland. They include the stories of the tree on One Tree Hill, of a newspaper printed on a mangle, of two aborted duels, the mystery... more...