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For the first time, Steven Adams shares the story behind his meteoric rise from the streets of Rotorua to his emerging stardom in the NBA. Adams overcame the odds to become a top prospect in the 2013 NBA draft. From there he went on to secure a four-year contract wi... read more

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: 9780143771296
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Penguin Books
: 2.3 X 15.4
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: Steven Adams (with Madeleine Chapman)
: Paperback
: 796.323
: 272
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Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight
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A wake-up call and a battle-cry for all Kiwi women Lizzie Marvelly tells the story of New Zealand's feminist roots, then traverses the modern landscape, tearing apart areas of gender imbalance and pervading attitudes to Kiwi women. In particular, Liz... read more

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: 9781775541127
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
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: Lizzie Marvelly
: Paperback
: 304
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That F Word: Growing up Feminist in Aotearoa
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'I want to create a ripple effect - a wave of body positivity.' Inspirational blogger Makaia Carr left school at 16 and was pregnant with her first child a year later. In her own words, she was a 'Maori teen mum from the 'Naki' who others expected to ... read more

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: 9780143772293
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
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: Makaia Carr
: Paperback
: 240
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Keeping it Real: Love Your Body, Love Your Life
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In August 2010, a New Zealand soldier died in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan. In retaliation, the New Zealand SAS led a raid on two isolated villages in search of the fighters they suspected were responsible. They all knew... read more

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: 9780947503390
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
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: Nicky Hager; Jon Stephenson
: Paperback
: 356.1670993
: 160
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Hit and Run: The New Zealand SAS in Afghanistan and the Meaning of Honour
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Leonie Howie and Adele Robertson live and work on remote Great Barrier Island-so called because it faces the full brunt of the wild Pacific weather and acts as a barrier for the mainland about 100 kilometres away. With a population of about 1000, no reticulated electricity, no AT... read more

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: 9781760633530
: Allen & Unwin
: A&U New Zealand
: 198mm X 128mm
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: Leonie Howie
: Paperback
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Island Nurses
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A fascinating insight into Helen Clark's career, throughout which she has consistently worked for equality and parity, most particularly for women.

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: 9781988547053
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
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: Helen Clark
: Hardback
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Women, Equality, Power: Selected Speeches from a Life of Leadership
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Garth Barfoot is a remarkable New Zealander who has applied his immense determination to achieving success in both the real estate world and the triathlon field.
This biography follows Garth’s life-long journey as he tackles the lows and celebrates the highs of business life, relationships... read more

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: 9781927213346
: Craig Potton Publishing
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 234 x 153 mm
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: On the Move The autobiography of Garth Barfoot
: Paperback
: 166
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On the Move The Autobiography of Garth Barfoot
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The off-roading, hillseeking and muddymorning adventures of farming legend Mark Warren. Mark Warren is a larger-than-life character of rural New Zealand. He grew up with an obsession with Land Rovers, council tip trucks, bulldozers, hill-country tractors, snow-plows - basi... read more

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: 9781775541080
: HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
: 2.8 Centimeters X 15.5 Centimeters X 23.5 Centimeters
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: Mark Warren
: Paperback
: 630.92
: 336
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Many a Muddy Morning
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Awards:Shortlisted for 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

Tom Scott is a political commentator, political cartoonist, satirist, scriptwriter, playwright, raconteur and funny man. He's been drawing political cartoons for Wellington's Dominion Post since 1988, was in the Press Gallery and was famously banned by PM Muldoo... read more

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: 9781877505911
: Allen & Unwin
: Allen & Unwin
: 234mm X 153mm
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: Tom Scott
: Hardback
: 741.58092
: 233
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Drawn out: A Seriously Funny Memoir
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When writer and historian Peter Wells found a cache of family letters amongst his elderly mother's effects, he realised that he had the means of retracing the history of a not-untypical family swept out to New Zealand during the great nineteenth-century ... read more

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: 9780994147363
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 210mm X 138mm
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: Peter Wells
: Paperback
: 929.20993
: 336
: Full colour illustrations
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Dear Oliver: Uncovering a Pakeha History
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Don Brash has been closely involved in the economic and political life of New Zealand for more than four decades - as economist, chief executive of Broadbank, the New Zealand Kiwifruit Authority, and Trust Bank, chairman of numerous government advisory committees, Governor of the ... read more

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: 9780473269081
: TROIKA
: TROIKA
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: Don Brash
: Paperback
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Incredible Luck
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75th anniversary edition of the timeless New Zealand classic of adventure at sea. Johnny Wray's gripping and often hilarious account of his adventures around the South Pacific has inspired readers and changed lives since its first publication 75 years ago. Fired from his day j... read more

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: 9781775541004
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: 200mm X 131mm X 25mm
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: Johnny Wray
: Paperback
: 75th ed.
: 910.45092
: 320
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South Sea Vagabonds
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