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              Wild at Heart: The Dangers and Delights of a Nomadic Life
               

              Wild at Heart: The Dangers and Delights of a Nomadic Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lancewood, Miriam

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              Miriam Lancewood's first book Woman in the Wilderness told how she and her husband, Peter, lived for six years in the wilderness of New Zealand, hunting and gathering, and roaming the mountains like nomads. A year later they left New Zealand to explore other wild places. They wal...ked 2000 km through the forests of Europe and along the coast of Turkey, mostly camping under trees and cooking by fire. They lived on the edge, embracing insecurity, and found the unexpected. Sometimes it was pure bliss, sometimes it was terrifying. But when Miriam and Peter moved on to the Australian desert, they met with disaster. Wild at Heart tells that story. It's about life and death, courage and the power of love.
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              ISBN 9781988547381
              Published NZ 30 Sep 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              This Pakeha Life: An Unsettled Memoir
               

              This Pakeha Life: An Unsettled Memoir (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Jones, Alison

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              A timely and perceptive memoir from award-winning author and academic Alison Jones. As questions of identity come to the fore once more in New Zealand, this frank and humane account of a life spent traversing Pakeha and Maori worlds offers important insights into our shared life ...on these islands.
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              ISBN 9781988587288
              Published NZ 8 Sep 2020
              Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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              The Covid Chronicles: Lessons from New Zealand
               

              The Covid Chronicles: Lessons from New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Little, Paul

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              The dramatic story of New Zealand's response to a global pandemic For the first time in history, on 15 March 2020 the New Zealand government closed the country's borders. What followed was a story unprecedented in almost every way imaginable. Featuring Finance Minister Grant Robe...rtson, science communicator Siouxsie Wiles, Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult, funeral directors Francis and Kaiora Tipene, Student Volunteer Army founder Sam Johnson, the Prime Minister's Chief Science Adviser Juliet Gerrard, businesswoman Jenene Crossnan and Auckland City Missioner Chris Farrelly - from a kura kaupapa principal to real estate agents: The Covid Chronicles is a multi-stranded account of one of the most extraordinary times in Aotearoa's history, and the lessons we must heed for our future.
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              ISBN 9781775541691
              Published NZ 7 Oct 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Know Your Place
               

              Know Your Place (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ghahraman, Golriz

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              A powerful story of an Iranian-Kiwi asylum seeker who became a defence lawyer and New Zealand's first refugee elected to Parliament

              ISBN 9781775541424
              Published NZ 2 Jun 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Ralph Hotere: The Dark is Light Enough: A Biographical Portrait
                

              Ralph Hotere: The Dark is Light Enough: A Biographical Portrait (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By O'Sullivan, Vincent

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              Vincent O'Sullivan's compelling, nuanced portrait of the great New Zealand artist Ralph Hotere brings the man and his art to life. Ralph Hotere (Te Aupouri and Te Rarawa; 1931-2013) was one of Aotearoa's most significant modern artists. Hotere invited the poet, novelist and biogr...apher Vincent O'Sullivan to write his life story in 2005. Now, this book - the result of years of research and many conversations with Hotere and his fellow artists, collaborators, friends and family - provides a nuanced, compelling portrait of Hotere: the man, and the artist.
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              ISBN 9780143775157
              Published NZ 6 Nov 2020
              Publisher Penguin
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              Pull No Punches: Memoir of a Political Survivor
               

              Pull No Punches: Memoir of a Political Survivor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Collins, Judith

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              The most anticipated political memoir of the year. A frank account from National MP Judith Collins of the highs and lows of a political life. From humble beginnings as the daughter of Labour-voting farming parents, Judith Collins has carved a path to almost the very top of politi...cs. The youngest daughter of older parents, Judith Collins grew up in rural Walton, Waikato on a dairy farm. At the age of 10 she entered politics, running for Class President. She won. After a successful career as a lawyer, Collins became the MP for Papakura in 2002, alongside fellow new recruit, John Key. When Key and National won office in 2008, Collins became the Minister for Police, Corrections and Veterans. Funny, forthright and fearless, Collins reveals the truth behind what it is like to survive - and thrive - as a senior female politician for two decades.
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              ISBN 9781988547510
              Published NZ 29 Jul 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              White Moko: Stories from my life
               

              White Moko: Stories from my life (Paperback)

              By Tipene, Tim

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              A memoir from award-winning writer and inspirational speaker Tim Tipene. Tim founded the Warrior Kids programme 22 years ago. Himself the product of rape, he spent a miserable childhood in which he was abused by both his birth and foster families. His courses now empower families... and children and this memoir is a recollection of his life, raised in vio- lence, following on from a junior collection published last year, Mrs Battleship. It is a tribute especially to the few teachers who acted at different times to protect him, as well as his discovery that not everyone endured what he did.This is funny, sad, poignant and telling. Tim has found jewels of wisdom and love in a world that had no place for him
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              ISBN 9780995106789
              Published NZ 11 Sep 2020
              Publisher OneTree House Ltd
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              Tree of Strangers
                

              Tree of Strangers (Hardback)

              By Sumner, Barbara

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              A compelling memoir of adoption, loss and discovery

              ISBN 9780995135406
              Published NZ 10 Sep 2020
              Publisher Massey University Press
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              This Is Not How It Ends: FIGHT DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY BY REWRITING YOUR STORY
               

              This Is Not How It Ends: FIGHT DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY BY REWRITING YOUR STORY (Hardback)

              By Casinader, Jehan

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              How Rewriting Your Story Can Save Your Life From mindfulness to massage, pills to Pilates - Jehan Casinader tried it all, and none of it cured his depression. As an award-winning TV journalist, Jehan made a living from telling other people's stories - until he lost control of his... own. Increasingly suicidal, he wondered: was there something missing? This Is Not How It Ends chronicles Jehan's four-year descent into depression, and how he used the power of storytelling to climb out. In this gritty, vulnerable and life-affirming book, he argues that many of us think our brains are broken - but in fact, our stories are broken. We're playing poor characters in toxic stories, and our mental health is suffering as a result. Jehan began an experiment on himself. Could he rewrite his past? Could he reinvent his character? Could he create a whole new plot? Step-by-step, Jehan guides the reader through his process. Along the way, he learns about the power of suffering, courage and belonging. And he meets incredible people who have overcome mental distress by changing their own narratives. This Is Not How It Ends was written during the darkest months of Jehan's life, and is bound to challenge readers' understanding of mental illness. This practical book carries a message of hope: rewriting your story can save your life.
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              ISBN 9781775541561
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              I'M in a United State
               

              I'M in a United State (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Henry, Paul

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              Despite his best intentions, Paul Henry has written his third book. It's a charming and eccentric ramble through the United States and back to New Zealand during the Covid-19 pandemic. There are two weddings, an election, a new TV show and his love affair with Palm Springs, sad d...esert motels, road trips and other passions. A fascinating window into the intriguing world of Paul Henry. 'I love the USA. And in this book, in real time, over the first six months of 2020, I chronicle my thoughts and actions and draw from my past to try and work out why. I'm brutally honest and clearly disturbed, magnificently so! I literally don't care what people think. You will be surprised. This is me, now . . . You're welcome.' Paul Henry
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              ISBN 9781988547602
              Published NZ 3 Nov 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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