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  • Being Pakeha Now

    by Michael King ...
    First published in 1985, Michael King's Being Pakeha became a gentle Kiwi classic, a strong reply both to Maori who were asserting their own identity and also to Pakeha who mumbled that they didn t have a strong culture and identity of their own. Being Pakeha Now is an updated edition that reflects on these issues and how they have changed and evolved over the last fifteen years. The theme of ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Stop Surviving Start Fighting

    by Jazz Thornton ...
    Jazz Thornton first attempted to take her own life at the age of 12. Multiple attempts followed and she spent time in psychiatric wards and under medical supervision as she rode the rollercoaster of depression and anxiety through her teenage years - yet the attempts continued. Find out what Jazz learned about how her negative thought patterns came to be, and how she turned those thoughts - and her ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Baby No-eyes

    This major novel merges contemporary headlines with stories of a heartfelt family history. 'Do you hear the people calling?' 'No.' 'See there, dummy, you're nowhere near dead.' 'Well, I don't believe you. How would you know?' 'Of course I know, I do, I do, I know all about it . . .' Tawera and his sister are inseparable, in a relationship that is impossible for others to share. In fact his whole ... Read more

    $10.59 USD

  • Ettie Rout: New Zealand's safer sex pioneer

    New Zealand's safer sex pioneer

    by Jane Tolerton ...
    Ettie Rout fought a battle for safer sex in the First World War — and won. She gave New Zealand the best sexual health system when its army adopted her prophylactic kit and made every soldier going on leave take one — while she was banned from the pages of the newspapers so New Zealanders wouldn't find out. In Paris, having transformed Madame Yvonne's into a safer sex brothel, she met soldiers at ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Chappy

    Spanning several decades and several continents and set against the backdrop of a changing New Zealand, Chappy is a compelling story of enduring love. Uprooted from his privileged European life and sent to New Zealand to sort himself out, twenty-one-year-old Daniel pieces together the history of his Maori family. As his relatives revisit their past, Daniel learns of a remarkable love story ... Read more

    $11.89 USD

  • Jerome Kaino: My Story

    My Story

    by Jerome Kaino ...
    The revealing autobiography of New Zealand rugby legend Jerome Kaino. As the Rugby World Cup approaches, All Black legend and World Cup champion Jerome Kaino reflects on what it takes to be the best. At just 21 years old Jerome Kaino was touted as the next big thing in world rugby. In his first year of professional rugby, he made spectacular debuts for Auckland, the Blues and the All Blacks. It ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • From the Centre

    A Writer's Life

    ‘We live by the sea, which hems and stitches the scalloped edges of the land.’ Renowned writer Patricia Grace begins her remarkable memoirs beside her beloved Hongoeka Bay. It is the place she has returned to throughout her life, and fought for, one of many battles she has faced: ‘It was when I first went to school that I found out that I was a Maori girl . . . I found that being different meant ... Read more

    $10.59 USD

  • Rangatira

    by Paula Morris ...
    Based on a true story Auckland, June 1886. Ngati Wai chief Paratene Te Manu spends long sessions, over three long days, having his portrait painted by the Bohemian painter Gottfried Lindauer. Hearing of Lindauer's planned trip to England reminds him of his own journey there, twenty years earlier, with a party of northern rangatira. As he sits for Lindauer, Paratene retreats deeper and deeper into ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • Finding Calm

    Managing fear and anxiety in an uncertain world

    by Sarb Johal ...
    How do you deal with your anxieties and fears when there is so much uncertainty in our world? Are we safe from Covid, from climate change, from the changing demographics of our cities? Can we keep our children safe from on-line dangers? How can we tell truth from misinformation and fake news? Dr Sarb Johal is an expert in emergency management and disaster psychology, and was called on to help ... Read more

    $11.89 USD

  • Healing Our History 3rd Edition

    A powerful and humane book, Healing Our History eschews rhetoric and cuts to the true story of race relations in New Zealand. The Treaty of Waitangi is the most important document in New Zealand's history. Current Treaty issues and Maori/Pakeha relationships can only be understood within the wider story of New Zealand. As we understand and honour our history, we can acknowledge the need for ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Maori at Work

    Ae, e tuwhera ana tenei whare Yes, we are open Mo te takaroa o tenei whakautu Apologies for the delayed response Me mau potae maro Safety hats must be worn Anei te rarangi take mo ta tatou hui Here is the agenda for our meeting Hika ma, i kino te huarahi i te ra nei! Wow, the traffic was shocking this morning! A simple, practical and engaging guide to using the Maori language in and around your ... Read more

    $11.89 USD

  • Letters to You

    Words of Support and Inspiration for Difficult Times

    by Jazz Thornton ...
    This book was designed to be read not just once, or in order, letter by letter, but to be used again and again as a tool when you encounter difficult emotions and experiences, to help you feel less alone. It is based on something that helped Jazz Thornton on her own journey towards mental health. A good friend wrote her a set of letters each in a separate labelled envelope. Every letter was ... Read more

    $11.89 USD