this way: covering/uncovering tadeusz borowski’s this way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen is a scholarly work that uses Borowski’s stories to explore the relationship between verbal and visual repre... read more

this way: covering/uncovering tadeusz borowski’s this way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen
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 NZ Society

This book, first published in 1992, offers Pakeha New Zealanders an insight into Maori thought and values and the basis for the sort of understanding and partnership that should exist between Pakeha and Maori. It also presents a new perspective from which long-held Pakeha val... read more

Exploring Maori Values
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Ever since the penitentiary became a mainstream corrections device two centuries ago, there has been a continuous search for something that 'works' in terms of reforming criminal offenders. In its correctional evolution New Zealand... read more

The Problem of Prisons: Corrections Reform in New Zealand Since 1840
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 History

This compact history reveals the colourful and fascinating past of the Kapiti Coast. This area of New Zealand, once both desired and fought over by Maori, was the focus of much missionary work and early European settlement from the mid 1800s.More manageable land and conditi... read more

In View of Kapiti (2nd ed)
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This is the account by (the late) Michael Green, NZ High Commissioner in Fiji, of his years and role in Fiji until the surprising announcement of his change in diplomatic status to "Persona Non Grata" (unwelcome person) in 2007, a sta... read more

Persona Non Grata: Breaking the Bond - Fiji and New Zealand 2004-2007
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 History

An in-depth examination of first missionary Samuel Marsden's New Zealand endeavours. The author researched Marsden's life and activities in New South Wales and in New Zealand and found a challenging dichotomy between his behaviour and reputation in Australia, where he is lo... read more

Samuel Marsden : Altar Ego
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A fascinating insight into early New Zealand history. Draws on letters between Deighton and government officials: Deighton, from Cambridge, England, was the first ashore from the first ships which landed off Petone in Wellington Harbour in 1840; he held lan... read more

The First Colonist: Samuel Deighton, 1821-1900
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This extraordinary but true story of Sister Teresa Grigolini, missionary in the Sudan from 1878, is both an uplifting heroic one and a dark and terrible one. Captured by the Islamist Mahdists in 1882, this Nun... read more

A Nun Always: The Story of Teresa Grigolini, an Italian Missionary Sister in the Sudan, 1876–98
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On 19 February 1876, New Zealand became telegraphically linked to the world - it joined the international Victorian "internet". Contact with Sydney now took only seconds and London less than 24 hours. But unlike today when ... read more

The Taming of Distance: New Zealand's First International Telecommunciations
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 History

Colin Maiden was a New Zealand Rhodes Scholar at Oxford in the late 50s, a research engineer in Canada and a leading General Motors scientist and executive in the US, Vice Chancellor of the University of Auckland for 24 years, and professional company director or ... read more

An Energetic Life: an autobiography
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Jack McCullough's diary, begun 100 years ago in 1908, records a period in New Zealand society beset with economic turmoil and war. McCullough was a political reformer - a pragmatic idealist who worked tirelessly to better the lives of his fellow citizens t... read more

War and Class: the Diary of Jack McCullough
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