Jonathan Boston tackles one of the most urgent questions in contemporary New Zealand: how should we transform the welfare state? Not only do we need to alleviate our current serious social problems, but we also need to meet the challenges of the futu... read more

Transforming the Welfare State - BWB Text Series

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 NZ Reference

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Wired For Sound: the Stebbing History of NZ Music

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 NZ Reference

Jo Caird and Paula George take us on a journey inside the world of New Zealand's working dogs: celebrating the incredibly diverse roles they play in our society and the difference they make in so many people's lives. Including the much-loved farm dogs, this book explores the sni... read more

Kiwi Working Dogs
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Almost 250 years after James Cook first sighted Aotearoa in October 1769, world-wide interest in all aspects of his exploration of the Pacific endures. In this handsome book, widely respected Pacific scholar Janet Davidson details the collection of Maori, Pacific and Na... read more

The Cook Voyage Encounters

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 NZ Reference

The first two books in The NZ Series give a new take on New Zealand society, history, science and geography. Here is a snappily designed and fact-packed collection for intermediate and high-school age readers. Pioneer Women captures the experiences of European women who settled in New Zealand in the nineteenth-century.

Pioneer Women
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For anyone who finds satisfaction in doing things with their own two hands, How To Do Things delivers advice on accomplishing projects big and small around the house, garden, and farm. Written by gardeners, farmers, and craftsman, with original text and illustrations from th... read more

How To Do Things

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 NZ Reference

Ground-breaking full-colour graphic novel about Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi.
• Accessible, engaging, image-rich design• Dual-language flip book with Māori and Pākehā authors Ross Calman and Mark Derby• Text in te r... read more

Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi

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 NZ Reference

Series:A\Photographic Guide To... Ser.

In this text, fact-filled descriptions highlighting key identification features of New Zealand trees are supported by distribution maps and colour photographs of over 100 species. Compact and easy to use, this text should appeal to those interested in natural history.

A Photographic Guide to the Trees of New Zealand

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 NZ Reference

Series:BWB Texts
Reading Level:very good

Debates over immigration are heating up - with grave political consequences. It is no coincidence that calls to restrict national borders are intensifying at a time when people are more mobile than ever. But closed borders are no more imag... read more

Fair Borders?: Migration Policy in the Twenty-First Century

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 NZ Reference

Reading Level:very good

Everyone lives a messy, unusual life. There is no normal. The sooner our politics understands this, the better off we will all be.' Morgan Godfery is one of New Zealands most energising young thinkers. In just a few years he has become a leading voice in the countrýs social and... read more

Maui Street
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Better Lives provides a comprehensive overview of immigration in New Zealand, showing how immigration is not just an economic imperative that needs to be managed, but an opportunity to enhance people's lives.Migration is at historically high l... read more

Better Lives: Migration, Wellbeing and New Zealand
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Reading Level:Very Good

Can a sugar tax improve public health? Even if it can, is it the right thing to do? One of New Zealand's foremost health scientists, Mike Berridge, teams up with tax expert Lisa Marriott to explore the issue.This BWB Text explains the relationship between sugar and ill-healt... read more

Sugar, Rum and Tobacco