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Eggleton front mediumThe Wilder Years

Selected Poems

David Eggleton

David Eggleton, Poet Laureate of Aotearoa 2019–21, has published nine poetry collections, and now, finally, comes a ‘Best Of ’. The Wilder Years: Selected Poems is a hardback compendium of the poet’s own selection from 35 years of published work, together with a handful of new poems.

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Morrow front cover 1500 pixelsKate Edger

The life of a pioneering feminist

Diana Morrow

In 1877, Kate Edger became the first woman to graduate from a New Zealand university. She went on to become a pioneer of women’s education in New Zealand and worked tirelessly to mitigate violence against women and children.

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Māori scholars at the research interface

Jacinta Ruru & Linda Waimarie Nikora (eds)

In this beautiful and transformative book, 24 Māori academics share their personal journeys, revealing what being Māori has meant for them in their work. Their perspectives provide insight for all New Zealanders into how mātauranga is positively influencing the Western-dominated disciplines of knowledge in the research sector.

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Victor Billot

The Sets returns again and again to the ever-present sea – as a metaphor, a mirror, a companion and an otherworld that contains our dreams and nightmares. Dunedin poet Victor Billot finds in the South Pacific Ocean an oracle of the future and a keeper of our histories.

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KingcoverThe Handbook of New Zealand Mammals

Carolyn M. King & David M. Forsyth (eds)

The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals is the only definitive reference on all the land-breeding mammals recorded in the New Zealand region (including the New Zealand sector of Antarctica). For this third edition, the text and references have been completely updated and reorganised.

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Shieff websiteLetters of Denis Glover

Selected and edited by Sarah Shieff

In this magnificent volume Sarah Shieff presents around 500 of Denis Glover’s letters to around 110 people, drawn from an archive of nearly 3000 letters to over 430 recipients. Many now recall Glover as little more than a misogynistic old fart, a court jester. These letters should give readers the opportunity to revise – or at least complicate – those dismissive categorisations.


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Editor Emma Neale

Reviews Editor Michelle Elvy

Featuring the winners of the Landfall Essay Competition 2020, the Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize 2020 and the Frank Sargeson Prize 2020.
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Garden histories of Aotearoa

Matt Morris

Common Ground: Garden histories of Aotearoa takes a loving look at gardens and garden practices in Aotearoa New Zealand over time. From the arrival of the earliest Polynesian settlers carrying precious seeds and cuttings, through early settler gardens to ‘Dig for Victory’ efforts, Matt Morris traces the collapse and renewal of home gardening culture, through the emergence of community initiatives to the recent concept of food sovereignty.

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Nouns, verbs, etc.

(selected poems)

Fiona Farrell

One of New Zealand’s most versatile writers, Fiona Farrell has published four collections of poetry over 25 years, from Cutting Out (1987) to The Broken Book (2011). Nouns, verbs, etc. collects the best work from these books, and intersperses them with other poems thus far ‘uncollected’.

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KAT cover front1 2Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand

An anthology

Edited by Michelle Elvy, Paula Morris, James Norcliffe
Art editor: David Eggleton

Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand is bursting with new works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and visual art created in response to the editors’ questions: What is New Zealand now, in all its rich variety and contradiction, darkness and light? Who are New Zealanders?

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