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'An Englishman, an Irishman and a Welshman Walk into a Pā'

Congratulations to Tina Makereti on being awarded a residency at the Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt. To celebrate, here is a free download of Tina’s wonderful essay in Sport 40, 'An Englishman, an Irishman and a Welshman Walk into a Pā', which explores her mixed heritage, in particular three white ancestors from the nineteenth cent..  More

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A Pity it's not for Sissies

Ageing stalks us, mischievously skirting the shadows before jumping out shouting “surprise!”   This book represents an exploration of that experience.  It is written as a conversation between reader and writer.  Humorous autobiographical anecdotes link the ‘real’ with the ‘old’ person and are interleaved with commentary on physical c..  More

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A Quiet Revolution: Growing Creative Commons in Aotearoa NZ

The past few years have seen a quiet, relatively well behaved, and entirely legal revolution in Aotearoa: the growth of a thriving Commons of works made available under Creative Commons open copyright licences. A Quiet Revolution tells Kiwi stories as diverse as open source houses, teachers banding together to share resources, government depart..  More

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Accidental Immigrants, by John Ewan (History) New

Accidental Immigrants

When Thomas Powell and his family left England and sailed for India in the early 1850's they weren't to know they would become a prominent family in New Zealand. They were very much involved in early Wanganui and took part in business, sport, music and local body affairs. Wilmot Powell becomes a captain in the Militia and leads his unit in the defe..  More

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And the Juice of a Lemon

This short novel weaves together the story of a contract writer and the manuscript of young adult novel he has been hired to finish. Along the way, the writer confronts his own story and finds himself in a surprising new relationship. There are also fragments of other lives – a distant aunt, characters encountered in hospitals, buses, cafes, bars a..  More

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Aphrodite Rising and Other Poems

Poetry drawing upon mythological and everyday themes ..  More

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As Long as Rain

Why not just kill us all? I had asked. He tried to look unmalignant: A, Libby, we have, and B, too much smell, too much of an emission all at once./ / / | | | / / /The Loopies—two alien species bound to each other in a marriage of convenience—have subdued the human race. Its people sterilised, and pacified with a linguistic disease, the world is a ..  More

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As Others See Us: Historic Dunedin Through Visitors' Eyes

A history of Dunedin through annotated extracts from the published writings of visitors to the city since 1826. ..  More

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Auditing: Theory and Practice in New Zealand (7th Edition)

Auditing: Theory and Practice in New Zealand 7th Edition is a comprehensive audit textbook designed for tertiary study. This well-tested New Zealand text was first published in 1990 and now, still with its two primary authors, continues to provide an introduction to professional audit and assurance services.This 2018 edition is inspired by the ongo..  More

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Becoming an Entrepreneur

“We need to have an export trade mentality to fund a high standard of living for our citizens.  To do this we need to start to grow new enterprises utilising the capabilities of high growth entrepreneurs. This book gives excellent tips and examples of what is required to achieve this worthy goal for our fabulous country.” &..  More

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Believing In Better: Steps to an Ordinary Life , by Complied by Lorna Sullivan (Education) New

Believing In Better: Steps to an Ordinary Life

There is no better time than now for you and your family member with a disability to start imagining and building a more fulfilling life. Believing in Better will help you to make that life a reality.Believing in Better provides you with the tools and the encouragement you need to take the steps towards a more positive future for your family, from ..  More

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Beyond the Himalayas: with The Yoga of the Christ

These two books cover the author’s travels and experiences in Tibet, over a seven month period, between 1936-7. He writes of his instruction in the spiritual, mystical and healing arts under the tutelage of his teacher Geshi Rimpoche and various other Tibetan Masters. Both out of print for over 40 years until republished in 2006. Now for the first ..  More

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Budapest Girl: An Immigrant Confronts the Past

"I love the writing: the honesty of it, the search that is always there, the courage to face hard truths and at the same time imagine others’ lives with compassion." Elizabeth Smither"A Hungarian exile of 1956 with a gift for poetry reflects on a Budapest childhood during World War Two. A complex family spanning the spectrum of Jews, peasants and u..  More

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Cockney Kid: the making of an unconventional psychologist

The biography of a gutter snipe in the East End of London,  who joined the Royal Navy, saw service abroad in minesweepers, became a probation officer, prison psychologist, a professor of clinical psychology and a disaster trauma specialist. Share the delights of his passage, and compare them with your own. ..  More

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Concerning Women Considering Children

Helen May tells a selection of stories and provides some historical context and insight into a range of events and situations that, from the inception of the Childcare Association, confronted an organisation which: engaged in emancipatory politics of social justice for women, children and their families, worked on the broad front t..  More

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Cosmic Consciousness: Your Silent Partner

These lectures were given in Pretoria 25th November 1947 to 12th October 1948. They form the basis for the posthumous unpublished book with above title compiled by one of Murdo’s students. This particular volume is a revised edition of that book and presents the lectures in the original order as presented to his students along with those missing f..  More

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Critical Point

1983. Post-colonial Africa is a place that attracts men with an eye for the main chance.A cargo jet secretly departs a bush airstrip carrying the bullion reserves of an African Republic; the company’s chairman promises the crew a generous gratuity, and a crewmember’s family held hostage by corrupt army officers has been released. What can possibly ..  More

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D. Time

While on holiday with her husband in Queensland, Kathy Brooks experiences an episode of ‘time transition’. She wakes to find herself with some of her future family, ninety years ahead of her time. Meeting her ninety-year-old granddaughter, seen a week ago aged eight months, is disconcerting, but there is far worse to come. Kathy learns that in..  More

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Delivering Successful Strategic Change

Chief executives and senior managers can make a significant difference to strategic change outcomes when governance and leadership is done right. However, identifying issues when change is being done wrong isn’t easy and these issues can often come as a surprise to managers. Determining where to begin when trying to get change back on track can oft..  More

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Develop people and business the way nature intended

Do you ever catch yourself saying why are you like that or why don’t we see the same picture? If you have, look inside — this book may be for you!It offers personal insights using anecdotal stories about how people have shifted mindsets by understanding their own and others’ communication preferences. Slowly but surely the authors’ dreams are being..  More

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Developing Your Faith

These lectures were given in Pretoria, in series, between 2nd August 1949 and 4th April 1950. Originally given out as Lecture notes in advance to his students, these notes formed the basis for his talks on the actual night. The Lecture Notes even on their own are still very inspirational and full of wisdom. With the advent of the sound recording..  More

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Divine Healing of Mind and Body

“In the spring of 1948 a series of talks was given in Johannesburg to those who were chosen to hear them, this was a unique and unforgettable experience. No one who heard them could ever be the same again. They were hours of the highest spiritual growth and understanding. It was as though a veil were torn from our eyes and we could see clearly. Th..  More

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Don't Dream It's Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa

Don’t Dream It’s Over is the latest multi-author book from Freerange Press. It explores the changing nature of journalism in this country: as it once was, as it is today, and as we might imagine it working in the future. Prominent journalists, academics and commentators candidly share their views and experiences of this rapidly changing industry. T..  More

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Dry Ice

Peter Joyce’s settled life was disrupted when a woman he had never met accused him of historic rape. With a unique brand of angry humour, his diary plots the stages of his despair and traces his attempts to find justice in the face of the current insistence that we must “believe the victim”.Dry Ice is a compelling memoir, but much more. The accusat..  More

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