Heke Tangata can broadly be translated as `migration of the people', and in this book economist Brian Easton tracks the major relocations Maori have made into the cities and market economy since 1945. The book's first part provides a narrative of the post-war M... read more
A short, balanced introduction to the nation's founding document. In plain language it covers the events around the signing of The Treaty of Waitangi, and what has happened since. Also included is information on the key personalities, a wealth of illustrations, and the full text of the treaty, in English and Maori.
While researching a different book, historian Geoffrey W. Rice was poring through old newspaper reports and was struck by the number of articles about crime in Victorian Christchurch. Fascinated by what he was reading, he became diverte... read more
This touching collection of stories focuses on the lives of ordinary people from Christchurch, New Zealand, who have had to cope with the devastation caused by the earthquakes that struck the city on September 4, 2010 and Febraury 22, 2011. Going beyond simply imparting details of ... read more