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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 mo... 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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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.... read more

Famous Times: Historic Woolsheds of Hawkes Bay
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By the nineteenth century the ancient parish churchyards of Britain, burdened with generations of dead, were unable to cope with the strain of rising numbers of corpses. Public concern about heal... read more

Unearthly Landscapes : New Zealand's Old Cemeteries
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The Second World War began in August 1939 on the edge of Manchuria and ended there exactly six years later with the Soviet invasion of northern China. The war in Europe appeared completely divorced from the war in the P... read more

The Second World War (PB)
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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,... read more

Camerons of the Glen
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In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for three hundred years was forced from power by revolution. Now, on the h... read more

The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution
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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... read more

Churchill the Supreme Survivor
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One hundred thousand New Zealanders sailed to war between 1914 and 1918, and at the end of four years of conflict the country had suffered 60,000 casualties, including 18,000 dead. Dr Chri... read more

Fighting for Empire: New Zealand and the Great War 1914-1918
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Awards:Illustrated Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

What would a history of New Zealand look like that rejected Thomas Carlyle’s definition of history as ‘the biography of great men’, and focused instead on the experiences of women? One that shift... read more

A History of New Zealand Women
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Dop February 2009, Australia 32pp hardcover children's Intended to tell the story of his momentous voyage aboard the Beagle to his own children, this purports to be Darwin

Darwin's Notebook: The Beagle Adventures of Charles Darwin
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