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 NZ History and Society

A magnificent tribute to the New Zealand horse, documenting its pivotal role in the development of the early colony, in farming, transport, war, sport and in our affections.Writer Deborah Coddington and photographer Jane Ussher capture thestrength, beauty and myste... read more

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: 9780995102927
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
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: Deborah Coddington; Jane Ussher (Photographer)
: Hardback
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The New Zealand Horse
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New Zealanders love a pub, especially one with an interesting past. This guide provides a selection of the best -- pubs that are not only a great place to relax but are cornerstones of their communities, playing a part in the history of New Zea... read more

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: 9781869664909
: New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd.
: New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd.
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: Peter Janssen
: Paperback
: 647.940993
: 362
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New Zealand Pubs: 175 Classic Pubs to Visit
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What's your vision of New Zealand? An inner-city street in the rain, a campervan under a clear and starry night sky, a high-octane sport or a traffic jam of sheep? This book collects a range of personal views of Aotearoa from photographers, both amateur and professional... read more

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: 9780143772989
: Random House New Zealand
: Random House New Zealand
: 1.8 Centimeters X 21.2 Centimeters X 24.6 Centimeters
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: Paperback
: 779.99193
: 256
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I Am New Zealand
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This is a magnificent and highly illustrated international survey of 52 of the worlds elite fighting forces crack units that have changed the course of battles and influenced the fates of entire nations. Each profile includes fact boxes ... read more

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: 9780500251768
: Thames & Hudson Ltd
: Thames & Hudson Ltd
: 292mm X 216mm X 24mm
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: Jeremy Black
: Hardback
: 356.1609
: 208
: 290 illustrations, 243 in colour
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Elite Fighting Forces: From the Ancient World to the SAS
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A short, very accessible snapshot of New Zealand's history written with tourists and anyone new to the country in mind. Written in a lively manner by Christchurch born and bred Stevan Eldred-Grigg, one of New Zealand's leading writers of both h... read more

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: 9781869538132
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 250mm X 210mm
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: Stevan Eldred-Grigg
: Paperback
: 993.1
: 80
: colour illustrations, maps
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People, People, People : A Brief History of NZ
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Over 30,000 New Zealanders have died in wars since 1840. They have been remembered in the more than a thousand memorials put up in public places throughout New Zealand. Except on Anzac Day, most people pass by these monuments without really l... read more

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: 9780947503024
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 270mm X 205mm
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: Jock Phillips
: Hardback
: 238
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To the Memory: New Zealand's War Memorials
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With the lives of millions lost, World War I still stands as one of the deadliest conflicts of all time. In this historical guide, discover the crucial acts that led to war, the devastating battles and the political figures who led the warring countries into peace. With exclusive ... read more

General Fields
: 9781784400064
: Bonnier Books Ltd
: Igloo Books Ltd
: 276mm X 226mm
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: Hardback
: 940.3
: 176
: ends + cover
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World War 1
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 Military History

The F/A-18 evolved from Northrop's YF-17 in the late 1970s. Production aircraft reached the Navy in May 1980 and the Marine Corps two years later. More than 800 examples would eventually be built for US service, with a further 500 aircraft sold to seven export customers. Earning its battle spurs in Ap... read more

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: 9780752462691
: The History Press Ltd
: The History Press Ltd
: 235mm X 165mm X 10mm
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: Tony Holmes
: Hardback
: 623.7464
: 128
: Illustrations
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The F/A18 Hornet Story
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 NZ History and Society

Millions of educated people all over the world feel powerless in the face of climate change and its consequences, partially because the literature on the environment is so vast it is difficult to know where to begin. This short book is intended to make their search for ... read more

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: 9780947503246
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 235mm X 160mm
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: James R. Flynn (University of Otago, New Zealand)
: Paperback
: 116
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No Place to Hide
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 NZ History and Society

A new edition of the bestselling short history on New Zealand, updated to include the Helen Clark years, the rise of John Key, the Christchurch earthquakes and the 2011 Rugby World Cup! A lively and accessible history written by one of our most well-known ... read more

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: 9781869538439
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: David Bateman Limited, New Zealand
: 210 x 137 mm
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: Gordon McLauchlan
: Paperback
: New edition
: 993
: 256
: Black and White
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A Short History of New Zealand
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 NZ History and Society

Reading Level:Near Fine

Earthquakes are perhaps the most terrifying of all natural disasters. They strike without warning, they cannot be controlled, there is no escape. And New Zealand has suffered more than its fair share of major shakes, which have brought with them d... read more

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: 9781869341190
: Grantham House Publishing
: Grantham House Publishing
: 250mm X 210mm
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: Anna Rogers
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 551.220993
: Near Fine
: 248
: Colour and black & white
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The Shaky Isles: New Zealand Earthquakes
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No reply from publisher as at October 2008. On the third of Febraury 1931 at 10.47am., a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Hawke's Bay. In Hastings at least 93 people lost their lives, with hundreds more injured. In this book Michael Fowler ... read more

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: 9780473113483
: Michael Fowler Publishing
: Michael Fowler Publishing
: 220mm X 250mm
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: Michael Fowler
: Paperback
: 551.220993465
: 238
: b&w photographs, maps
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From Disaster to Recovery: the Hastings CBD 1931-35
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