The Gordon family have a historic woolshed, which was built in 1886. It has been turned into a museum to the sheep industry and has an auditorium, where shearing and dog shows are held for tourists. The idea came to Angus Gordon, one of the owners, to d... read more

Famous Times: Historic Woolsheds of Hawkes Bay
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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 details the ... read more

From Disaster to Recovery: the Hastings CBD 1931-35
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History of the Gordon Family of Clifton - Cape KidnappersSix generations of Gordon's have lived and worked at Clifton. This book is a personal look at the lives of those at Clifton over the years.

In the Shadow of the Cape: a History of the Gordon Family of Clifton
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Australia's bestselling maritime historian explores the story of how the Dutch discovered Australia. For many, the colonial story of Australia starts with Captain Cook's discovery of the east coast in 1770, but it was some 164 years before his historic vo... read more

Dampier, the Dutch and the Great South Land
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'It is refreshing,' writes Sir Peter de la Billiere in his foreword to this book, 'to have an account of Churchill that breaks new ground.' And this book does indeed break new ground, in describing and analysing the large and various sequence of illnesses and accident... read more

Churchill the Supreme Survivor
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2017 PROSE Award Winner: Outstanding Scholarly Work by a Trade Publisher
 
In the vein of Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities and Ed... read more

The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life
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DoP November 2008, NZ The story of the Camerons of Glenfalloch Station, Nokomai Valley, Central Otago. This historically correct novel follows the story of Donald Cameron, who left his ancestral home in Lochaber, Scotland, in 1854 to make a life for himself in the new colonies.... read more

Camerons of the Glen
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The Meeting Place is an examination of relationships between Maori and Pakeha focusing predominantly on the period between 1814 and 1840 when, author Vincent O'Malley argues, both peoples lived / inhabited a 'middle ground' - in the histori... read more

The Meeting Place: Maori and Pakeha Encounters, 1642 to 1840
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Description: In his groundbreaking new book Daniel Everett seeks answers to questions that have perplexed thinkers from Plato to Chomsky: when and how did language begin? what is it? and what is it for?Daniel Everett confounds the conventional wisdom that language originated... read more

How Language Began
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"Settlements of the Doomed" is part of "The Pocket History series" - a conveniently portable, stylishly packaged and eminently collectible set of six books that each open a window onto a selection of remarkable stories, characters and themes from the past. History they say... read more

Settlements of the Doomed
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What constitutes a turning point? In his new book, leading historian Paul Moon has chosen 20 pivotal events that have shaped the course of New Zealand history over the years. Each event is described as a discrete story and illustr... read more

Turning Points: Events That Changed the Course of New Zealand History
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Recognised as having had a considerable influence on the Renaissance and an impact in the shaping modern Europe, the Byzantine Empire lasted for over a thousand years, created remarkable art and architecture and a lasting cultural and religious legacy that still has significance. This wor... read more

Byzantium
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