Running the Country: A Look Inside New Zealand's Government
Introduces New Zealand’s three-pronged system of government, parliament and the judiciary, and explains the role of the governor-general, prime minister, cabinet and MPs, judges and the police force.
Winner of a 2014 Storylines Notable Book award
Maria Gill specialises in writing for children and regularly visits schools and libraries around the country promoting New Zealand books. She has published five titles with New Holland including New Zealand Hall of Fame (Children's Choice Non-fiction category winner at the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2012) The Call of the Kokako (twice shortlisted for the Library Awards in 2012) and Eruption! Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes.