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            Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness
             

            Husna'S Story: My Wife, the Christchurch Massacre & My Journey to Forgiveness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ahmed, Farid

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            Husna's Story is written by Husna's husband Farid Ahmed. They were praying at El Noor Mosque in Christchurch when a gunman burst in and shot and killed 51 people and injured many others in a terrorist attack. This book tells Husna's story, describing the day of the attack - in al...l of its normal, mundane detail up until the tragedy, and then the horrendous tragedy of what followed. Interwoven with this is the story of Husna's life, telling of the selflessness and bravery with which she lived her life. As well as looking after her paraplegic husband, Husna was an important member of the community, helping women when they were giving birth, running classes for children and helping many others. Her last selfless act was going back into the mosque to look for her husband on that fateful day. She had already led the other women and children to safety. Tragically she was shot. Husna's husband, Farid Ahmed, quite incredibly, forgives the alleged killer. His remarkable philosophy of forgiveness, peace and love is an example of how religion and faith, through personal application, can be a tool for navigating the most horrific of tragedies.
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            ISBN 9781988547480
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Protest Tautohetohe: Resistance, Persistence and Defiance: 2019
             

            Protest Tautohetohe: Resistance, Persistence and Defiance: 2019 (Paperback)

            By Gibson, Stephanie; Williams, Matariki; Cairns, Puawai

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            AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF PROTEST AND ACTIVISM IN AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND

            ISBN 9780994146045
            Published NZ 7 Nov 2019
            Publisher Te Papa Press
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            The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)
              

            The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) (Hardback)

            By Collins, Suzanne

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            Untitled Panem Novel will revisit the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games.

            ISBN 9780702300172
            Released NZ 19 May 2020
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series The Hunger Games
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            The Runner: The next heart-stopping thriller from bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series
             

            The Runner: The next heart-stopping thriller from bestselling author of the Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Leather, Stephen

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            The new explosive stand-alone thriller from the author of the Spider Shepherd series

            ISBN 9781529345162
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Kennedy Curse: The shocking true story of America's most famous family

            The Kennedy Curse: The shocking true story of America's most famous family (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Patterson, James

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            Those who dwell in the House of Kennedy work hard, live hard, and win at all costs. This family of widows and fatherless children has been cursed with nearly unimaginable losses - yet, even today, there remains a glamorous aura around the indomitable Kennedys.

            ISBN 9781529125108
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Going Dark: The Secret Social Lives of Extremists

            Going Dark: The Secret Social Lives of Extremists (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ebner, Julia

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            By day, Julia Ebner works at a counter-extremism think tank, monitoring radical groups from the outside, but two years ago, she began to feel that she was only seeing half the picture. She needed to get inside the groups to truly understand them. So she decided to go undercover i...n her spare hours - late nights, holidays, weekends - adopting five different identities, and joining a dozen extremist groups from across the ideological spectrum. Her journey would take her from a Generation Identity global strategy meeting in a pub in Mayfair, to a Neo-Nazi Music Festival on the border of Germany and Poland. She would get relationship advice from `Trad Wives' and Jihadi Brides and hacking lessons from ISIS. She was in the channels when the alt-right began planning the lethal Charlottesville rally, and spent time in the networks that would radicalise the Christchurch terrorist. In Going Dark, Ebner takes the reader on a deeply compulsive, terrifying, illuminating journey into the darkest recesses of extremist thinking, exposing how closely we are surrounded by their fanatical ideology every day, the changing nature and practice of these groups, and what is being done to counter them.
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            ISBN 9781526616777
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Ask That Mountain: The Story of Parihaka
              

            Ask That Mountain: The Story of Parihaka (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 9th New edition)

            By Scott, Dick

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            Parihaka has become a byword for Maori refusal to yield land, culture and dignity to New Zealand's colonial government. Well after the end of the New Zealand Wars, the people of this small settlement at the foot of Mt Taranaki held out against the encroachments of Pakeha settlers... in a struggle that swapped the weapons of war for the weapons of peace. Taking as their symbol the white feather, the chiefs Te Whiti and Tohu led Parihaka in one of the world's first-recorded campaigns of passive resistance. Maori ploughmen wrote its message across the settlers' pastures, and Maori fencers underlined the point by throwing barriers across the queen's highways. Withstanding repeated military action, the spirit of resistance born at Parihaka kept alive the flame of that supposedly 'dying race', the Maori. Ask That Mountain draws on official papers, settler manuscripts and oral history to give the first complete account of what took place at Parihaka. Now in its ninth edition, this seminal work was in 1995 named by the Sunday Star-Times as one of the ten most important books published in New Zealand.
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            ISBN 9780143010869
            Published NZ 24 Nov 2008
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons
             

            Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gillard, Julia; Okonjo-Iweala, Ngozi

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              12 Jul 20

            Women and Leadership presents a lively and readable analysis of how gender impacts the access of women to positions of political leadership, the perceptions of them as leaders, the trajectory of their leadership and the circumstances in which it comes to an end. Analysing the les...sons learned from these women, Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala provide a road map of essential knowledge to inspire all of us. Women leaders often have biographies published but the approach taken to analysing gender is not consistent. Authors may shy away from dealing deeply with gender questions fearing a backlash if a book is seen to be whinging in tone. Women and Leadership fills that void and takes a consistent and comprehensive approach to teasing out what is different for women leaders. The same interview questions were used to examine each woman's journey in leadership and their real world experiences were tested against the authors' hypothesis of how gender impacts leadership. Resulting in an action agenda for change that will make it more likely women leaders are treated fairly and with no gender bias. Featuring- Jacinda Ardern, Hillary Clinton, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Theresa May, Michelle Bachelet, Joyce Banda, Erna Solberg, Christine Lagarde and more.
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            ISBN 9780143794288
            Published NZ 12 Jul 2020
            Publisher Random House
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            No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

            No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Thunberg, Greta

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            'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day. Her actions ended up sparking a global movement for action against the climate crisis, inspiring millions of pupils to go o...n strike for our planet, forcing governments to listen, and earning her a Nobel Peace Prize nomination. This book brings you Greta in her own words. Collecting her speeches that have made history across Europe, from the UN to mass street protests, No One Is Too Small to Make A Difference is a rallying cry for why we must all wake up and fight to protect the living planet, no matter how powerless we feel. Our future depends upon it. With new speeches from Vienna, Paris, New York and Montreal.
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            ISBN 9780141992716
            Released NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            Recollections of My Non-Existence

            Recollections of My Non-Existence (Hardback)

            By Solnit, Rebecca

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            In 1981, Rebecca Solnit rented a studio apartment in San Francisco that would be her home for the next twenty-five years. There, she began to come to terms with the epidemic of violence against women around her, the street harassment that unsettled her, and the authority figures ...that routinely disbelieved her. That violence weighed on her as she faced the task of having a voice in a society that preferred women to shut up or go away. Set in the era of punk, of growing gay pride, of counter culture and West Coast activism, during the latter years of second wave feminism, Recollections of My Non-Existence is the foundational story of an emerging artist struggling against patriarchal violence and scorn. Recalling the experience of living with fear, which Solnit contends is the normal state of women, she considers how oppression impacts on creativity and recounts the struggle to find a voice and have it be heard. Place and the growing culture of activism liberated her, as did the magical world of literature and books. And over time, the clamour of voices against violence to women coalesced in the current feminist upheaval, a movement in which Solnit was a widely audible participant. Here is an electric account of the pauses and gains of feminism in the past forty years; and an extraordinary portrait of an artist, by a seminal American writer.
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            ISBN 9781783785445
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Granta Books
            Interest Age 16+ years
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