Category:

 New Zealand Current Affairs

Nick Lindo's collection of about ninety-five of his most recent articles  from the six hundred or so he has written for the Ashburton Guardian over the last fourteen years.  They vary from the whimsical to the almost acerbic with a variety of opinions in b... read more

Eye on Politics
$24.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

There has been much media activity both in the press and on Radio since the Canterbury earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011. The two-year aftermath of those earthquakes offer... read more

The Christchurch Fiasco: The Insurance Aftershock and Its Implications for New Zealand and Beyond
$37.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Everyone has demons. Few people admit to them, let alone conquer them. Because one person succumbed to his, a handsome young farmer, Scott Guy, was cut down in the prime of life in the driveway of his Feilding home on ... read more

Scott Guy : His Parents Story of Love, Betrayal, Murder and Courage
$34.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

This is a book for parents and caregivers of students about to attend or who are currently attending a secondary school. Its central purpose is to provide simple no nonsense, jargon-free information to help the challenges of navigating t... read more

New Zealand Secondary Schools and Your Child
$34.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

A magnificent documentation of and tribute to New Zealand's wharenui, big and small. Bishop Muru Walters is a very well known Anglican minister. He is also a master carver, poet, broadcaster and former Maori All Black. His so... read more

Marae: A Journey Around New Zealand's Meeting Houses
$80.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4
$39.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 New Zealand Current Affairs

Awards:Winner of NZSA E. H. McCormick Best First Book for Non-fiction 2014 Shortlisted for The New Zealand Post Book Award for Non-fiction 2014 Winner of the inaugural Bert Roth Award for Excellence in Labour History 2014 NZ POST BOOK AWARDS 2014 NZSA best first book Winner - 2014

Winner: New Zealand Post Book Award, Best First Book, Non-fiction On a sunny afternoon in November 2010, a massive explosion rocked the underground Pike River coal mine, deep in a mountain range in New Zealand's South Island. Mor... read more

Tragedy at Pike River Mine: How and Why 29 Men Died
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 New Zealand Current Affairs

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

What does government look like from the ninth floor of the Beehive? The 9th Floor collects together interviews with five former Prime Ministers of New Zealand: Geoffrey Palmer, Mike Moore, Jim Bolger, Jenny Shipley and Helen Clark.

The 9th Floor: Conversations with Five New Zealand Prime Ministers
$39.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Starting with the beaching of his Mataatua Bay of Plenty ancestral canoe, Buddy Mikaere provides a highly readable historical overview of Maori in New Zealand and goes on to examine the impact of a changi... read more

Maori in Aotearoa New Zealand: Understanding the Culture, Protocols and Customs
$29.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 New Zealand Current Affairs

Awards:PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER - NEW ZEALAND POST BOOK AWARDS 2013

From 'bikie' gangs to skinheads, the Mongrel Mob to Black Power, gangs have had a massive impact on our society. Based on intensive research within gangs, Patched is the first major history of gang life in New Zealand. Jarrod Gilbert trac... read more

Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand
$49.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

When natural disaster strikes, how much is the public entitled to know - even when the scientists aren't sure?  What obligations do they have to a general public thirsty for information about w... read more

Portacom City: Reporting on the Christchurch and Kaikoura Earthquakes: 2017 (BWB Texts)
$14.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

This is the account by (the late) Michael Green, NZ High Commissioner in Fiji, of his years and role in Fiji until the surprising announcement of his change in diplomatic status to "Persona Non Grata" (unwelcome per... read more

Persona Non Grata: Breaking the Bond - Fiji and New Zealand 2004-2007
$37.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2