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
: b&w photographs, maps
: 238
: 551.220993465
: Paperback
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From Disaster to Recovery: the Hastings CBD 1931-35
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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
: Colour and black & white
: 248
: 551.220993
: Paperback
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The Shaky Isles: New Zealand Earthquakes
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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
: 290 illustrations, 243 in colour
: 208
: 356.1609
: Hardback
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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
: colour illustrations, maps
: 80
: 993.1
: Paperback
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People, People, People : A Brief History of NZ
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 NZ History and Society

The all-time classic telling of life in the 1960s Hauraki Gulf Trailblazing writer Shirley Maddock's journey to document the Hauraki Gulf and its people in 1964 was also a watershed moment for the story of New Zealand. It was a time when colonial innocence still ling... read more

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: 9781775541165
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
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: Shirley Maddock
: 288
: 919.33270435
: Hardback
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Islands of the Gulf
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 NZ History and Society

The Auckland Book is a visually stunning memento of what it's like to live one of the world's most desirable cities. In 128 fully illustrated pages it captures the City of Sails in a way no camera ever could.
This stylish, funky, fact-filled book is an ideal gift... read more

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: 9780473286033
: Fitzbeck Creative
: Fitzbeck Creative
: 250 x 230 mm
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: Mike Fitzsimons and Nigel Beckford
: Colour illustrations
: 128
: Paperback
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The Auckland Book
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 Military History

Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam.By January 1968, despite an influx o... read more

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: 9781611855104
: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
: 234mm X 156mm X 45mm
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: Mark Bowden
: maps, integrated images
: 624
: 959.7043
: Main
: Paperback
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Hue 1968
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 Military History

This is the next title in an established and well-known series. The focus will be on first-hand accounts of pilot's and crew of the aircraft carriers that served in the Second World War, but will differ slightly to the previous titles in that we will be bringing it up to date, coverin... read more

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: 9781844861118
: Conway Maritime
: Conway Maritime
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: Jean Hood
: Hardback
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Carrier
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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
: Illustrations
: 128
: 623.7464
: Hardback
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The F/A18 Hornet Story
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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

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: 9781784400064
: Bonnier Books Ltd
: Igloo Books Ltd
: 276mm X 226mm
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: ends + cover
: 176
: 940.3
: Hardback
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World War 1
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 NZ History and Society

For the first time a book that looks at New Zealands Art Deco heritage and its impact, not just in the world famous cities like Napier and Hastings, but in towns and cities throughout the country. Extensive research and consultation with councils and museums has ide... read more

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: 9781869664558
: New Holland Publishers (Nz) Ltd
: New Holland Publishers (Nz) Ltd
: 260mm X 230mm
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: Moyle, Terry
: Full-colour throughout
: 200
: Hardback
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Art Deco New Zealand
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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)
: 116
: Paperback
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No Place to Hide
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