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This book examines the issues which are crucial to our future and, using critical research and critical thinking, delivers a new, more optimistic message.
The Image Always Has the Last Word : On contemporary New Zealand painting and photography by Laurence Simmons
Essays On Contemporary New Zealand Painting and Photography This book, which takes its title from a phrase by Roland Barthes, examines in detail the work of seven major twentieth-century New Zealand painters and photographers: Rita Angus, Colin McCahon, Gordon Walters, Milan Mrkusich, Richard Killeen, L ...Show more
Real Media, Real People (out of print) by Wiebe Zwaga
Category: NZ Society
Provides a summary of the development of New Zealand's broadcasting privacy principles and precedent-setting decisions since 1990. Reports on the views of five key stakeholder groups and presents the findings of a major public opinion survey of 1200 New Zealanders.
Facing the Challenge is the first book published in New Zealand that focuses exclusively on foundation learning for adults. Written by experienced tutors, managers and researchers, it showcases local expertise and experience in the teaching of literacy, language and numeracy to adults.
Jim Weir joined the New Zealand Foreign Service in 1947. His career included periods as High Commissioner and Ambassador and this book highlights some of the people, places and events in his diplomatic career. It also dips into New Zealand's post-War political history and its place in the world. This i ...Show more
The New Zealand Dictionary of Business Terms 2nd ed by Martin Lawrence & Kay Switzer
This is a comprehensive, user-friendly dictionary, with a focus on accounting, economics, marketing and law terms.
Battling the Big B: Hepatitis B in New Zealand by Vivien Edwards
When Sandy Milne discovers hepatitis B is endemic in Eastern Bay of Plenty children in the mid-1970s, health officials refuse to acknowledge the problem. Undaunted, this laboratory technologist teams up with paediatrician Dr Chris Moyes to prove that New Zealand faces a serious hepatitis B crisis. They ...Show more
Managing Mayhem : Work Life Balance in New Zealand by Marilyn Waring
Edited by Marilyn Waring and Christa Fouché, Managing Mayhem: Work–Life Balance in New Zealand explores the reality of what work–life balance means in Aotearoa–New Zealand. Waring and Fouché have brought together recent research that reveals the complexities and nuances that people grapple with in thei ...Show more