Those who laid the foundations of New Zealand’s Unitarian movement, most of whom came from the United Kingdom, argued strongly that all religious claims must be open to critical examination and review, with the individual conscience the final judge. Among those who had a large role, note especially William Jellie who was the first minister of the A.. More
What does ambition mean to you?
Are you ambitious?
Why do you think you are this way?
This book looks at ambition and what it means to be a New Zealander. It examines the way we formulate and share our dreams and plans with each other, and explores how ambition might be connected with business, our personal lives, and our national identity.. More
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
An easy to follow guide to giving up smoking.Knowledge is the real power behind battles conquered and this is no different for when you are wanting to stop smoking.By understanding how addiction works, you will end up sitting in the boss’s seat and confidently manage your entire journey through the withdrawals and freeing yourself from addictive sm.. More
After his first hunting experience in New Zealand as a young man, Richard Hall has been drawn back again and again, wanting to relive the feeling only this country’s wilderness can give him. Dark Forest Deep Sea goes beyond recollections of one man’s hunting trips. It delves into the emotions and sensations at the heart of the experience, and the r.. More
Gods of the Stones retraces the steps of famed English travel writer H.V. Morton who undertook a series of journeys in the 1930s to the great religions and historical sites of the Middle East. Morton’s focus was the beginnings of Christianity, but he also observed the daily lives and traditions of the people he met along the way. The three boo.. More
Coffee table; art photography; sepia portraits of the essential human spirit in poverty, South Africa; text to accompany images includes black township poetry.
The author, a New Zealander with VSA, worked with black and coloured NGOs engaged with the people of the informal settlements and rural villages to tell their stories.
Forty-eight intriguing, quirky yarns on rural life, the land and the people, featuring subjects such as rabbits, swaggers, kauri gum diggers, shearers and land girls from acclaimed writer and master story-teller, Gordon McLauchlan... More
It winds its way through the steamy jungle to the highlands, taking many unexpected twists and turns, narrowing in places and speeding up, spreading out in others and slowing to a walking pace — and that’s just the route that Gareth and Joanne Morgan take on their latest, epic motorcycling adventure, across the Amazon.
Climb aboa.. More
A book describing how to catch birds and animals with nothing more than rocks, sticks and string. In writing this book, the author has drawn on his extensive research and personal experience. Having a strong respect for nature himself, he encourages modern hunter-gatherers to act in an ethical and humane manner. The book provides insight into a .. More
To keep the body in perfect health one must watch one’s thoughts, one’s actions, one’s diet, have sufficient exercise, occupational rectification exercises and so on. Watch your posture and do all the necessary things that bring about a strong, healthy mind and body. No one can have perfect health without a knowledge of spiritual, mental and physic.. More
If you're a modern, good-looking human, you need Jaquie Brown's Guide to Everything (and recipes and quizzes). From food and your body to animals, birds and the environment, from fashion and being cool to love, romance and dating, all the important stuff is in this book. And if you find it unsatisfying (unlikely), Jaquie has included som.. More
Following in the footsteps of her hilarious account of living in India (Travels with my Economist, 2012), Lisa turns her attention closer to home, scrutinising and reflecting on the myriad relationships that make up our lives. She probes fraught, often muddled family and extended family situations; consults friends, lawyers and other professionals .. More
The story of paua jewellery, from art souvenir and tourist kitsch to highly collectible Kiwi icon All vintage jewellery is collectible and none more so than that made from paua shell. No longer regarded as the tourist kitsch of yesteryear, the book explores this fascinating history and shares the many stories of how and why it came to be produced.. More
Numerology is an easy and simple system of numbers that can show in a practical way who we are and what we are here to do. Pythagoras, generally recognized as the founder of modern-day Numerology, believed that if you can understand yourself, you will be able to better understand others and the world around you... More
Everyone has a personal and individual Dream which involves their own interests, what they are looking for, and what they might find.
Faye dreamed of freedom. Freedom to follow her own agenda. Freedom to fulfil her wanderlust within the limits of a fixed income. Freedom from other people’s expectations.
What is your Dream?
Is it your Reality?
Does DNA write our destinies? Or do the hands that nurture triumph over nature? What is it that determines who we really are?Caroline Barron’s father never found his birth mother. After he dies suddenly on her twentieth birthday, Caroline develops an insidious fear of her own untimely death. When she nearly bleeds out on an operating table during c.. More
Explore the rich musical history behind the classic American songs of the 1950s and 1960s on this road tour of song titles with NZ journalist Karl du Fresne. Each chapter is devoted to a specific hit song and the town that inspired it, e.g., Twenty-four Hours from Tulsa, Show Me the Way to Amarillo, El Paso, Galveston, Ode to Billie-Joe (Tallahatch.. More
How, after a lifetime of losing and gaining weight, did I finally discover the Secrets of the Slims? Because I started a new job where no one knew I’d ever been fat – I was a Slim. And I found a whole new world on the other side of fat that I hadn’t even known existed – I learned what the Slims' know.Slims look at me as though I’m crazy .. More
Rediscover these Biblical characters as women of passion and compassion.
Firmly set in a southern hemisphere context, this easy-to-use book has strong feminist imagery and reference focused on the history of women in the Bible. It includes special prayers — for children, teamwork, families, confession, inclusiveness, church, enlightenm.. More
Fascinating, highly readable tales of travels in the troubled land of Afghanistan by award-winning New Zealand travel writer Ian Robinson.In 2008, Ian Robinson ventured into the hustle and bustle and dangers of the streets of many of Afghanistan's cities and towns, and also, alone on horseback, into the sparsely populated north-eastern regions of t.. More
The Gospel of Isaiah is a written miracle. There is no other explanation. It was written about 600 years before the time of Jesus of Bethlehem and Nazareth and fulfilled accurately by Ihu Te Karaiti (Jesus The Christ) sometime around AD 33-36. This book focuses mainly on Isaiah chapter 53 – “The Banned Chapter”. Most (if not all) Jewish synagogues .. More