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THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY AND LAW OF NEW ZEALAND
J Hight and H D Bamford
510270121
$75.00

New Zealand governance, from the Maori state to the Crown Colony and Dominion Status. Gives an overview of colonisation and provincial governance, then a study of the General Assembly, Judicial System and Police and political system. THIS COPY has a few minor library stamps from original accession to a library about time of publication.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1914. hardback with no dust jacket. 418 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE TREATY OF WAITANGI
Claudia Orange
ISBN0868614270
$30.00

Comprehensive study of the Treaty, the differences between the Maori and English texts and the repercussions of disputes over the different expectations of the Treaty partners. Includes the 1860s wars of sovereignty. Winner of the Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award.

Bridget Williams Books Ltd, Wellington, 1996. Softback. 312 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE TREATY OF WAITANGI
Claudia Orange
ISBN9781877242489
$49.99

New edition (2011) of this study of the Treaty, the differences between the Maori and English texts and the repercussions of disputes over the different expectations of the Treaty partners. Includes the 1860s wars of sovereignty.

Bridget Williams Books Ltd, Wellington, 2015. Softback. 356 pages. NEW


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THE TREATY OF WAITANGI How New Zealand became a British Colony
T Lindsay Buick
510280213
$60.00

A study of the situation which led to the Treaty of Waitangi, and the possible outcomes that would have occurred had the Treaty not been agreed. First published in 1914, this is the second edition. Cloth boards slightly mottled.

Thomas Avery and Sons, New Plymouth, 1933. Hardback with dust jacket. 393 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LITTLEWOOD TREATY
Martin Doutre
ISBN9780473101404
$47.50

The true English Text of the Treaty of Waitangi found. The original draft went missing at the time of the signing and has recently been rediscovered. Using this English version the author proposes the true spirit of the Treaty was egalitarian and made no distinction between Maori and Pakeha subjects.

De Danann Publishers, Auckland, 2005. Softback. 165 pages. SECONDHAND


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TREATY ISSUES
Walter Christie
ISBN0473043076
$30.00

Stemming from his reading of the Life of Henry Williams, the author asserts that the modern Waitangi Tribunal understanding of the Treaty is erroneous. He gives his argument in favour of Hobson's original (and extant) Treaty version and its meaning.

The Wyvern Press, Christchurch, 1997. Softback. 188 pages. SECONDHAND


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OUT OF THE COMMON WAY
E.W. Hames
410260411
$37.50

One of a series of four volumes published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Methodist Mission in New Zealand, this one covers the church in the colonial era 1840-1913.

Institue Press, Auckland, 1972. Softback. 147 pages. SECONDHAND


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A SORT OF CONSCIENCE, THE WAKEFIELDS
Philip Temple
ISBN9781869402761
$55.00

A scholarly biography of the family who played a key but controversial role in early British New Zealand, Australia and Canada and more especially the establishment of the Wellington, Nelson and Canterbury settlements. Illustrated.

Auckland University Press, 2002 Hardback with dust jacket. 584 pages. SECONDHAND


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EDWARD STAFFORD New Zealand's First Statesman
Edmund Bohan
ISBN9780908790678
$35.00

An examination of the complex life and career of Stafford, offering new insights into the personalities and events of a period characterised by racial wars, provincial rivalries and the tumultuous establishment of a parliamentary system.

Hazard Press Ltd., Christchurch, 1994. Softback. 432 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE PROVINCIAL SYSTEM IN NEW ZEALAND 1852-76
W P Morrell
510270521
$47.50

The Provincial Constitution, Stafford Ministries, Public Works Ministry and the final abolition of the Provinces.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1964. Hardback with dust jacket. 317 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND RULERS AND STATESMEN 1840-1897
William Gisborne
610270626
$65.00

History of the Governors and other officials from the earliest time of colonization, with references to the various disturbances between Maori and Pakeha, and the development of the political system. Photographic portraits throughout. Revised and Enlarged edition.

Sampson, Low, Marston and Co., London, 1897. Hardback with no dust jacket. 323 pages. SECONDHAND

 


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LIFE OF SIR GEORGE GREY
James Collier
210240811
$45.00

An historical biography of the giant of nineteenth century New Zealand politics. One of the volumes in the Makers of Australasia series. Illustrated.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch, 1909. Hardback, no dust jacket. 233 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SIR GEORGE GREY
William Lee Rees and Lily Rees
510260912
$75.00

An early biography of Governor George Grey. Includes his time and Governorship in Australia, New Zealand and the Cape Colony, and  his brief stint in English politics. This copy has weak hinges and newspaper clipping about Grey from 1937 tipped in at front.

H Brett, Auckland, 1892. Hardback with no dust jacket. 496 pages. SECONDHAND


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TO BE A HERO
Edmund Bohan
ISBN1869502795
$42.50

A comprehensive biography of one of the most important figures in nineteenth century New Zealand. Twice the Govenor 1845-53 and 1861-68 during the land wars, and finally prime minister in 1877. Contains much previously unpublished material.

Harper Collins NZ Ltd., 1998. Hardback with dust jacket. 374 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GOVERNORS, New Zealand's Governors and Governors-General
Gavin McLean
ISBN9781877372254
$47.50

The history of the position of Governor General and how it has changed over the years as New Zealand has changed politically and socially. Individual Governors-General and there own foibles explored. Well illustrated. This large heavy book may incur extra postal cost to overseas destinations.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2006. Hardback with dust jacket. 424 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE UPPER HOUSE IN COLONIAL NEW ZEALAND
McLintock and Wood
210260612
$40.00

Portrays and evaluates the House in the context of the political and constitutional history of the time to reveal the character and practice of the New Zealand parliament.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1987. Hardback with dust jacket. 271 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE HOUSE, NEW ZEALAND'S HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1854-2004
John E Martin
ISBN9780864694638
$65.00

A study of the people, politics and buildings of the house of Representatives, from temporary beginnings in Auckland, and  expansion to the new Beehive in Wellington.Includes General Assembly Library etc.

Dunmore Press Ltd., Palmerston North, 2004. Hardback with dust jacket. 390 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND POLITICS SOURCEBOOK
Edited by Paul Harris and Stephen Levine with Margaret Clark, John Martin and Elizabeth McLeay
ISBN0864691734
$42.50

Documents essential to the understanding of New Zealand political parties and processes. Primary documents of the constitutional history of New Zealand includes earliest Pakeha-Maori political documents.

Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 1992. Softback. 448 pages. SECONDHAND


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DOMINION OF NEW ZEALAND: STATESMEN AND STATUS 1907-1945
W David McIntyre
ISBN09780908772278
$47.50

An account of New Zealand's political transformation from a colony to an independent state. Through a gradual and undramatic process, the Dominion of New Zealand became a self governing sovereign political entity.

New Zealand Institute of International affairs, Victoria University, Wellington, 2007. Softback. 211 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE COLLECTED WORKS OF EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD
Edited by M F Lloyd Prichard
710220321
$45.00

Includes Wakefield on Australia and prospects for its colonization, Capital Punishment, a Comparison of England and America, Colonization in the British Empire and more. With a biographical introduction focusing on his New Zealand experince.

Collins, Auckland, 1969. Hardback with dust jacket. 1040 pages. SECONDHAND


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FREDERICK WELD
Jeanine Graham
ISBN0196480183
$37.50

Illustrated biography of Weld (1823-91) colonial adventurer, pastoralist and politician who was New Zealand prime minister in 1864-5.

Auckland University Press, 1983. Hardback with dust jacket. 225 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SIR JULIUS VOGEL
R.M. Burdon
110211421
$37.50

A biography of one of the makers of modern New Zealand. A bold borrower, a passionate gambler, a man with an eye to commerce who could yet entertain the most visionary schemes and the man who broke open the provincial system that had hindered the integrated development of the country.

The Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1948. Hardback with dust jacket. 236 pages. SECONDHAND


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JULIUS VOGEL BUSINESS POLITICIAN
Raewyn Dalziel
ISBN0196480477
$47.50

A very thorough and well researched biography of the important and influential nineteenth century New Zealand politician, treasurer and prime minister. Scarce.

Auckland University Press, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 368 pages. SECONDHAND


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SIR HARRY ATKINSON
Judith Bassett
ISBN0196479347
$37.50

Explores Atkinson as a political figure grappling with the problems of a vunerable colonial economy during a long depression, at the same time keeping alive a vision of the country where social experiments should be attempted.

Auckland University Press, 1975. Hardback with dust jacket. 196 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE RAINMAKER A Biography of John Ballance 1839-1893
Timothy McIvor
ISBN9780790000244
$35.00

A most popular prime minister Ballance was born in Belfast. He founded the Wanganui Herald  and at 36 entered Parliament. In 1890 he led the reformist NZ Liberal Party to victory but died of cancer during his second year of office. He managed to lay the foundations for women's suffrage and labour law reform.

Heinemann Reed Ltd., Auckland, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 290 pages. SECONDHAND


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TOM'S LETTERS. The Private World of Thomas King, Victorian Gentleman
Margot Fry
ISBN9780864733917
$37.50

The private letters and diaries of Thomas King offer a rare insight into the private life of a nineteenth century business man and politician, and also a Victorian marriage. Thomas King was the father of Truby King, founder of the Plunket Society.

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2001. Softback. 256 pages. SECONDHAND


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BY HIS OWN MERITS Sir John Hall-Pioneer, Pastoralist & Premier
Jean Garner
ISBN047303543X
$30.00

The career of New Zealand's most significant domestic reformer, the political causes he espoused, including women's suffrage and his life as a woolgrower and one of the first to export of frozen meat to Britain.

Dryden Press, Hororata, 1995. Hardback with dust jacket. 362 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LIFE & WORK OF RICHARD JOHN SEDDON
James Drummond
110250511
$65.00

A history of the Liberal Party in New Zealand and a biography of the great Liberal leader issued immediately after his death. Published in 1907 in an edition of 2000 copies. Bagnall D647. Ex Richmond Working Men's Club library, has library stamps, otherwise good.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., Christchurch. Hardback, no dust jacket. 392 pages. SECONDHAND


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KING DICK
R M Burdon
7102202
$30.00

A biography of Richard John Seddon, the Premier of New Zealand for 13 years, 1893-1906. From Lancashire he arrived in Westland via Bendigo for gold prospecting, then entered into politics. Notable as a reformer.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchruch, 1955. Hardback with dust jacket. 339 pages. SECONDHAND


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A GREAT NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER? William Massey
James Watson and Lachy Paterson, editors
ISBN9781877578076
$40.00

A reappraisal of the political career of William Ferguson Massey, best remembered for 'Massey's Cossacks'- citizens called in to help break the 1913 waterfront strike. Massey was also prime minister throughout the First World War and took part in the post war peace conference.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2011. Softback. 172 pages. NEW


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FARMER BILL
Bruce Farland
ISBN9781877479519
$55.00

William Ferguson Massey and the Reform Party. The first major work on this long serving Prime Minister who was in power during the First World War. Often considered sectarian, it is argued his conservative methods were a necessity of the times.

First Edition Publishers, Wellington, 2008. Softback. 602 pages. SECONDHAND


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COATES OF KAIPARA
Michael Bassett
ISBN9781869401177
$37.50

An account of the private and political life of a Labour politician who became prime minister in 1925. Ten years later his reputation had sunk to its lowest ebb before recovering as he served in the war cabinet with distinction. He died suddenly in 1943.

Auckland University Press, 1995. Softback. 325 pages. SECONDHAND


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KIWI KEITH A BIOGRPAHY OF KEITH HOLYOAKE
Barry Gustafson
ISBN9781869404000
$37.50

Biography of the MP, Prime Minister and Governor General who insisted on the national identity and self-determination of New Zealand in the world arena.

Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2007. Hardback with dust jacket. 429 pages. SECONDHAND


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WALTER NASH
Keith Sinclair
ISBN0196479495
$30.00

The 40 year political career of Nash saw the consolidation of the Labour Party and the social welfare state. Prime Minister for one term. This is also an excellent account of New Zealand politics at the time.

Auckland University Press, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 439 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM THE CRADLE TO THE GRAVE
Barry Gustafson
ISBN0474001385
$47.50

A full and in depth biography of Michael Joseph Savage, New Zealand's first Labour Prime Minister. His background, personal and political life.

Reed Methuen, Auckland, 1986. Hardback with dust jacket. 369 pages. SECONDHAND


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NORDY
Mary Logan
ISBN9781877448331
$32.50

A political biography of Arnold Nordmeyer, Labour Minister notorious for his 'Black Budget' of 1958. Active in Parliament between 1935 and 1969.

Steele Roberts, Wellington, 2008. Softback. 488 pages. SECONDHAND


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STANDING IN THE SUNSHINE A History of NZ Women since they won the Vote
Sandra Coney
ISBN9780670846283
$55.00

Magnificently illustrated and impeccably researched this volume provides a new way  of looking at the place of women in New Zealand society since the dramatic days of suffrage in 1893. A superb book.

Viking Penguin Books NZ Ltd., Auckland, 1993. Hardback with dust jacket. 332 pages. SECONDHAND


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WOMEN IN THE HOUSE
Janet McCallum
ISBN0908561415
$30.00

Members of Parliament in New Zealand. The stories of the 36 women MPs who have served in the 100 years up to 1993. THIS COPY signed by the author.

Cape Catley, 1993. Softback. 284 pages. SECONDHAND


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HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY WOMEN'S INSTITUTES OF NEW ZEALAND 1921-1958
Compiled by Barbara Harper
610260612
$30.00

The story of the establishment,  and public service of  the Women's Institutes, including during the years of WWII. Includes lists of the various branches.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, (1958). Hardback with dust jacket. 100 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE SCARLET RUNNERS, Women and Industrial Action 1889-1913
Maryan Street
ISBN0908828586
$30.00

The role of women in New Zealand labour movements. Labelled as 'Scarlet Runners' for their Socialist activities and as a slur on their virtue. References to Waihi Strike of 1912, Tailoresses, Maritime Strike of 1890. 

Working Life Communications, Wellington, 1993. Softback. 88 pages. SECONDHAND


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INSIDE STORIES A History of the New Zealand Housewife 1890-1975
Frances Walsh
ISBN9781869621650
$49.99

Based on readings from Women's magazines through the period the author evokes the climate of a housewife's life. Well supported by images and advertising from contemporary sources.

Random House, Auckland, 2011. Softback. 375 pages. SECONDHAND


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DIPLOMATIC LADIES
Joanna Woods
ISBN9781877578304
$37.50

New Zealand's unsung envoys, diplomat's wives and daughters, have played an important role in New Zealand's overseas embassies. From Maud Pember Reeves (1891)to Maria MacKay (2001), Woods documents there experiences. First published in 2012, this is the revised second printing.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2013. Softback. 286 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE ANCHOR HOLDS
Robin Ormerod
ISBN0473056364
$45.00

The first hundred years of the Boy's Brigade in New Zealand. A full history of the movement in new Zealand, with photographs of members and early publications.

The Stedfast Asscoiation of New Zealand and The Boy's Brigade of New Zealand, Auckland, 2003. Softback. 232 pages. SECONDHAND


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A CHALLENGE NOT A TRUCE
Jeanne Wood
310230312
$32.50

The centennial history of the New Zealand Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1885-1985, an organisation dedicated to humanitarian service and social development. Illustrated.

New Zealand Women's Christian Temperance Union Inc., Nelson, 1985. Hardback with dust jacket. 175 pages. SECONDHAND


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COLONIAL TEARS & SWEAT The Working Class in 19C New Zealand
Julia Millen
ISBN0589014935
$47.50

Tells the story of the forgotten immigrants whose presence in New Zealand, though unacknowledged, was vital to the prosperity of others. Special emphasis is given to the lot of single women and domestic servants, along with the vagabonds, dance girls, prostitutes and hotel workers.  

A.H. and A.W. Reed Ltd., Wellington, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 160 pages. SECONDHAND


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ALONG THE LINE 100 Years of Post Office Unionism
Bert Roth
ISBN0473009595
$42.50

Since 1890 the Post Office Union has fought for the rights of it's members. The restructuring of 1987 caused  great upheaval in the sector and new challenges for the Union. How the Union has been affected by, and influenced, politics throughout the period.

New Zealand Post Office Union Inc., Wellington, 1990. Softback. 315 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE TRAGIC STORY OF THE WAIHI STRIKE
H.E. Holland, 'Ballot Box' and R.S. Ross
710230424
$85.00

The illustrated story of the bitter and bloody strike at the Waihi mine in 1912 and its aftermath together with a survey of the Reefton lockout and other industrial happenings of 1912. First edition, very uncommon.

The Worker Printery, Wellington, 1913. Softback, yapped edges. 202 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE TRAGIC STORY OF THE WAIHI STRIKE
H.E. Holland and R.S. Ross
310201223
$37.50

The illustrated story of the bitter and bloody strike at the Waihi mine in 1912 and its aftermath together with a survey of the Reefton lockout and other industrial happenings of 1912. First published in 1913, this is a facsimile reprint.

Hocken Library Facsimile No. 15, Dunedin, 1975. Hardback with no dust jacket. 202 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE RED AND THE GOLD An Informal Account of the Waihi Strike, 1912
Stanley Roche
ISBN0195580796
$40.00

This bitter and at times very violent strike was one of the worst in New Zealand history. This illustrated account provides a compelling picture of Waihi and its people on stike.

Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1982. Softback. 176 pages. SECONDHAND


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BRITISH CAPITAL, ANTIPODEAN LABOUR
Anna Green
ISBN9781877133992
$35.00

An account of work and working on the New Zealand waterfront in the first half of the twentieth century and culminating in the 1951 strike. Illustrated.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2001. Softback. 202 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE RISE OF NEW ZEALAND LABOUR
Bruce Brown
510280112
$30.00

A History of the New Zealand Labour Party from 1916-1940. The author was private secretary to Walter Nash.

Price Milburn, Wellington, 1962. Hardback with dust jacket. 244 pages. SECONDHAND


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WORDS AT WORK An annotated bibliography of New Zealand Trade Union literature
Paul Corliss
ISBN9781877257162
$47.50

Bibliography of Labour movement publications, with appendices of periodicals and magazines. Centre pages reproduce covers from some works.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2006. Hardback with no dust jacket as issued. 291 pages. SECONDHAND


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PRINT AND POLITICS A History of Trade Unions in the New Zealand Printing Industry
Peter Franks
ISBN9780864734150
$32.50

A history of  trade unionism throughout the many changes the printing industry had to deal with between 1865 and 1995, including new labour saving machinery, the Great Depression, wars and equal pay for women.

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2001. Softback. 336 pages. SECONDHAND


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TATAU TATAU - ONE BIG UNION ALL TOGETHER
John E Martin
ISBN0473004658
$30.00

The Shearers and the early years of the New Zealand Workers' Union. From the 1870s to the 1940s shearers formed associations to safeguard their employment rights and conditions of  work. This organisation expanded into a Workers Union.

New Zealand Workers Union, Wellington, 1987. Softback. 70 pages. SECONDHAND


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NO LEFT TURN
Chris Trotter
ISBN9781869418090
$35.00

A unique contribution to New Zealand social and political history and an inspiration for anyone who puts money second and people first, a deliberate provocation to everyone else.

Random House NZ, Auckland, 2007. Softback. 384 pages. SECONDHAND


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AGAINST THE WIND
Conrad Bollinger
710270211
$32.50

A history of the Seaman's Union and a portion of New Zealand maritime history as seen from the point of view of the man who worked the ships.

NZ Seaman's Union, Wellington, 1968. Softback. 260 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEW ZEALAND A WORKING DEMOCRACY
Walter Nash
51021112
$65.00

An account of the political, social and economic climate in New Zealand during the Second World War by the then acting Minister of Finance. Includes prospects for the future. This is the Australasian edition. THIS COPY signed by Nash.

George Jaboor, Melbourne, 1944. Hardback with no jacket. 310 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LUCIFER A story of industrial conflict in New Zealand
Dave Welch
ISBN0864690940
$30.00

At the height of the Depression the Christchurch Tramway Board announced staff reductions which triggered a strike and related public disturbances and rioting.

The Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 1988. Softback. 189 pages. SECONDHAND


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WAR & CLASS. The Diary of Jack McCullough.
Melanie Nolan (editor)
ISBN9781877399374
$49.99

The diary records a period in society beset with economic turmoil and war. McCullough was a political reformer, a pragmatic idealist who worked tirelessly to better the lives of others through protest, union and arbitration court activity. This took him close to the centres of power and he was a very influential figure in the developing socialism of the period.

Dunmore Publishing, Wellington, 2009. Softback. 408 pages. NEW. 


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WORKING CLASS SON
Ron Smith
ISBN047302909X
$37.50

'My fight against capitalism and war'. Memoirs of Ron Smith, a New Zealand communist. Wellington childhood in the Depression, compulsory military training, war service in the RAF, post war pacifism.

Ron Smith, Wellington, 1994. Softback. 256 pages. SECONDHAND.


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151 DAYS
Dick Scott
410211611
$35.00

The full story of the five month long divisive and damaging waterfront strike, its causes and it's aftermath. First published in 1952, this is a facsimile reprint.

The Labour Reprint Society. Christchurch, 1977. Softback. 205 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE BIG BLUE Snapshots of the 1951 Waterfront Lockout
David Grant, editor
ISBN9781877257285
$30.00

A collection of essays about the 1951 dispute, the biggest 'blue' in NZ history that lasted for 151 days and affected 22,000 workers in a population of only one million at the time.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 216 pages. SECONDHAND


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REMEDY FOR PRESENT EVILS
Bert Roth
ISBN0908798008
$47.50

A history of the New Zealand Public Service Association from 1890.  Appendices include; Public Service Association of New Zealand, New Zealand Civil Service Association, and New Zealand Public Service Association, office holders, publications, bibliography and membership.

New Zealand Public Service Association, Wellington, 1987. Softback. 320 pages. SECONDHAND


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A POPULAR VISION
Rachel Barrowman
ISBN0864732171
$32.50

An account of the popular and nationalist left wing New Zealand literary movement stimulated by by the international political events of the 1930s and 1940s.

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1991. Softback. 287 pages. SECONDHAND


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IN COMMAND PHIL CONNOLLY
Rosemary Jamieson
ISBN9781877448812
$39.95

A stalwart of the Labour Party in Dunedin, Phil Connolly served with distiction in the RNVR and as captain of HMNZS Moa during World War II. In 1943 he was elected to Parliament and served for 20 years. From 1957-60 he was Minister of Defence and Minister of Police.  

Steel Roberts Publishing, Wellington, 2009. Softback. 323 pages. NEW


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HOLDING THE BALANCE
John E. Martin
ISBN9780908812615
$32.50

A comprehensive history of the Department of Labour from the early years when it was a world pioneer and examines employment, industrial relations, immigration etc., up to 1995. Crease to rear cover.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 478 pages. SECONDHAND


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NEVER A WHITE FLAG
Jock Barnes edited by Tom Bramble
ISBN9780864733443
$32.50

The memoirs of Jock Barnes, Waterfront Leader. From 1935 to the 1951 lockout Barnes was involved with the Waterside Workers Union. He recounts the political situation of the time, and the struggle between labour and capital.

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1998. Softback. 256 pages. SECONDHAND


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ANZUS IN CRISIS Alliance Management in International Affairs
Jacob Bercovitch, editor
ISBN0908812019
$30.00

Eleven papers on the ANZUS Treaty by academics from Australia, New Zealand and the United States. Written at a time when the Treaty was in crisis due to New Zealand's anti-nuclear policies.

University of Canterbury Press, Christchurch, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 267 pages. SECONDHAND


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PEACE, POWER & POLITICS, HOW NEW ZEALAND BECAME NUCLEAR FREE
Maire Leadbeater
ISBN9781877578588
$47.50

The New Zealand Peace Movement in the period leading up to nuclear-free legislation of 1987.  The leading anti-war and anti-nuclear figures and the ideology and protests.   Reproduces protest posters etc.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2013. Softback. 344 pages. SECONDHAND


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FRI ALERT
Elsa Caron
410290521
$55.00

The story of the part played by the crew of the New Zealand yacht Fri in the protest against French nuclear bomb testing at Mururoa Atoll in 1973. Scarce. THIS COPY has an inscription at the front from Martin Gotje, the navigator on the voyage.

Caveman Press, Dunedin, 1974. Softback. 138 pages. SECONDHAND


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STRETCHING OUT CONTINUALLY
Kenneth Gregory
410211901
$47.50

The story of 80 years of labours of the New Zealand Church Missionary Society at home and overseas. This copy signed by the author.

Kenneth Gregory, Christchurch, 1972. Hardback with dust jacket. 299 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE DIOCESES OF THE CHURCH OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW ZEALAND
Bishop of Waiapu and Archdeacon Simkin
71029061
$32.50

And the Asscoiated Missions. Being the Report of a Commission by the Standing Committee of the General Synod. Includes Melanesia and Polynesia. THIS COPY with the bookplate of Bishop Henry Wolfe Baines. Ex-library and with some annotations and pasted in extra information at rear.

CSW Ltd., Wellington, 1924. Hardback with no dust jacket. 77 pages. SECONDHAND


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OUT OF THE SILENCE Methodist Women of Aotearoa 1822-1985
Ruth Fry and illustrated by Rosemary Roake
ISBN0908803001
$30.00

A history of the contribution women have made to Methodism in New Zealand. From missionary's wives, teacher's and hostel matrons, to missionaries and social reformers. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. THIS COPY is signed by the author and the illustrator.

Methodist Publishing, Christchurch, 1987. Softback. 242 pages. SECONDHAND


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PUSHING BOUNDARIES, NEW ZEALAND PROTESTANTS AND OVERSEAS MISSIONS 1827-1939
Hugh Morrison
ISBN9781927322178
$45.00

The impact that Protest Church Missions and missionaries had overseas and at home. The interaction between missionaries and natives often travelled all the way to provincial New Zealand and exposed the public to foreign cultures and products.

Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2016. Softback. 326 pages. NEW


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THROUGH FOREIGN MISSION FIELDS
E Whitehead
610201811
$37.50

Notes from the diary of a missionary from Palmerston North, who travelled via Australia to India and China, then home again. He stopped to prosyletise in many places.

E Whitehead, Palmerston North, 1909. Hardback with no dust jacket. 190 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRUST AND OBEY A forty year history of the Reformed Churches of New Zealand
D G Vanderpyl
ISBN0473024594
$75.00

A history of the Reformed Churches from 1953-1993. Includes the background in the Dutch Protestant Community. Separate sections on the Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch Presbyteries. THIS LARGE book may incur excess shipping charges for overseas destinations.

National Publishing Committee Reformed Churches of New Zealand, Silverstream, 1994. Hardback with no dust jacket. 590 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF THE CHARISMATIC MOVEMENTS IN NEW ZEALAND
James E Worsfold
510280412
$55.00

Includes a Pentecostal perspective and a Breviate of the Catholic Apostolic Church in Great Britain. Study of evangelism in New Zealand. THIS COPY has a presentation inscription by the author to the title page.

Julian Literature Trust, West Yorkshire, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 368 pages. SECONDHAND


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SEEKING A NEW LAND: QUAKERS IN NEW ZEALAND
James Brodie and Audrey Brodie
ISBN0473019558
$95.00

A history of Quakerism, through biographical sketches of Quakers, in New Zealand.Quaker Historical Manuscripts number 3. THIS COPY has  small piece at corner of rear cover missing, otherwise a clean copy.

The Beechtree Press, Wellington, 1993. Softback. 200 pages. SECONDHAND


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WHITE GUJARATIS
H Bramwell Cook
ISBN9780473121129
$32.50

The story of Bramwell and Dorothy Cook, who were Salvation Army missionaries in India from the 1930s. Includes their family backgrounds.

H Bramwell Cook, Christchurch, 2007. Softback. 238 pages. SECONDHAND


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STAR IN THE SOUTH
Sister Mary Augustine McCarthy
610250523
$37.50

Centennial history of the New Zealand Dominican Sisters. This Catholic organisation has schools, convents and other beneficent establishments throughout New Zealand. A history of the members and their service to society.

St Dominic's Priory, Dunedin, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 341 pages. SECONDHAND


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MUTINY TERRORISM RIOTS AND MURDER
Kevin Baker
ISBN9781877058493
$37.50

A history of sedition in Australia and New Zealand. Strikes, mutinies, political rebellions since the 19th century.

Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd., NSW, 2006. Softback, 254 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE EXTINCT LODGES OF NEW ZEALAND
R. W. Bro. Colonel G Barclay
51022103
$55.00

A short history of  32 extinct lodges of Freemasonry in New Zealand. Some details of membership in the early years with occupations of the members. THIS COPY has a sun faded spine. From K D Henderson's collection, with his bookplate at front.

Blundell Brothers Ltd. Wellington, 1935. Hardback with no dust jacket. 197 pages. SECONDHAND


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JAYCEE Developers of people, Builders of communities
Graham and Susan Butterworth
ISBN9780958285506
$42.50

A history of the Jaycee movement in New Zealand. Many photographs including period advertising and publications related to the Jaycee movement.

Ngaio Press, Wellington, 2007. Hardback with dust jacket. 293 pages. SECONDHAND


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ON A ROLL A HISTORY OF GAMBLING AND LOTTERIES IN NEW ZEALAND
David Grant
ISBN086473266X
$32.50

A social history of gambling, including unregulated bookmaking and state run  lotteries such as Lotto and Instant Kiwi. THIS COPY Signed "Neil Grant, Jackpot King, page 137".

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1994. Hardback with dust jacket. 336 pages. SECONDHAND


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REBELLIOUS MIRRORS
Paul Maunder
ISBN9781927145456
$32.50

A history of community based theatre in New Zealand especially the experimental period in the 1970s. Avant garde, Maori and Polynesian theatre.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2013. Softback. 252 pages. SECONDHAND


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IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Edited by Mark Francis and Jim Tully
ISBN9781877257834
$37.50

Essays in honour of Professor Keith Jackson. 13 essays discussing the future of New Zealand politics in the 21st century. Foreign policy, legislation, MMP, climate change and more.

Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2009. Softback. 254 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY IN NEW ZEALAND
B F Waters as Chairman of the Social Security Commission
610280911
$30.00

A survey of Social Security in New Zealand from 1898 to 1949. Covers the various support offered by the state to people in need including pensions, benefits and allowances. Statistics and details of the system. Cancelled from the department of Island Territories Library with stamps only to end papers.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1950. Hardback with no dust jacket. 178 pages. SECONDHAND


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IN THE CLUB
Jack Rolfe
ISBN9781877252020
$37.50

A history of the Chartered Club movement in New Zealand. Working Men's Clubs and others have played an important role in social and economic development throughout the country. Heavy book will incur excess postage charge outside New Zealand.

Celebrity Books, Auckland, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 351 pages. SECONDHAND


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AMBITIOUS FUN,The Journey of GirlGuiding in New Zealand
Carol Dawber
ISBN9781877273346
$47.50

An overall history and celebration of guiding in New Zealand from the Peace Scout movement onwards. Includes Guides, Scouts, Brownies. Appendices give biographies of administrators, awards etc.

Girl Guiding New Zealand, Christchurch, 2008. Hardback without dust jacket. 256 pages. SECONDHAND


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65 YEARS OF GUIDING IN NEW ZEALAND 1908-1973
Marie Hes
610290513
$30.00

The Official History of the Girl Guides Association of New Zealand Inc. The full story of Guiding in NZ, and NZ Guides overseas.

The Girl Guides Association New Zealand (Inc), Christchurch, 1976. Softback. 122 pages. SECONDHAND


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TALKBACK TOAST
Robin Lee-Robinson with Trevor Watson
ISBN9780473137526
$35.00

Personal anecdotes of the Radio Pacific era, by one of Barry Crump's wives. Includes stories of her time with Crump, and includes an account of the writing of Wild Pork and Watercress. She is joined by Aucklander Trevor Watson, a long-term contributor to the talkback scene.

RB Publications, Opotiki, 2008. Softback. 232 pages. SECONDHAND 


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ODD FELLOWSHIP IN NEW ZEALAND
H W Gourlay
610211513
$37.50

A Century of Progress 1842-1942. A history of the fraternal society, IOOF. Gives details of the IOOF in the provinces and the nation as a whole. With photographs and statistics.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Christchurch, (1942). Softback. 180 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE WOMEN'S PARLIAMENT
Roberta Nicholls
ISBN0864732996
$30.00

The National Council of the Women of New Zealand 1896-1920. Proponents of temperance, suffrage and sexual health and contraception. Includes accounts of  Anna Stout, Kate Sheppard and Margaret Sievwright.

Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1996. Softback. 144 pages. SECONDHAND


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WOMEN TOGETHER
Edited by Anne Else
ISBN9780908896295
$30.00

A history of Women's Organisations in New Zealand Nga Ropu Wahine o te Motu. Covers all fields and periods of benevolent societies, sporting groups, trade union and special interest groups.

DIA/ Daphne Brasell Associates Press, Wellington, 1993. Softback. 610 pages. SECONDHAND


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ADMINISTRATION IN NEW ZEALAND'S MULTI-RACIAL SOCIETY
Edited by R H Brookes and I H Kawharu
710230321
$30.00

6 essays on aspects of Public Administration in relation to Maori-Pakeha communities.Includes consideration of education, urbanisation and welfare.

New Zealand Institute of Public Administration, Wellington, 1967. Hardback with dust jacket. 137 pages. SECONDHAND


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PRELUDE TO ARBITRATION IN 3 MOVEMENTS
W J Gardner
ISBN9780473162405
$30.00

How trade union activities in Ulster and South Australia contributed to the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1894 in New Zealand.

The Caxton Press, Christchurch, 2009. Softback. 174 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE INCOMING TIDE
Marcia Spencer
ISBN9780473048990
$32.50

Study of Sir William Sullivan and the 1951 Waterfront Dispute. As Minister of Labour in the Holland Government Sullivan invoked the Public Safety Conservation Act to deal with watersider strikes.

Marcia Spencer, Wellington, 1998. Softback. 304 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM EVERY TRIBE
Stewart Entwistle
ISBN9780473204389
$30.00

New Zealand Church Missionary Society missionaries and the Tribal Church in Lower Sindh, Pakistan 1921-1997. Includes a DVD of a film produced in 1978 that shows the work at first hand.

 Stewart Entwistle, 2012. Softback + DVD. 283 pages. SECONDHAND


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TIM SHADBOLT A MAYOR OF TWO CITIES
Tim Shadbolt
ISBN9781869711009
$30.00

Autobiographical follow up to Bullshit and Jellybeans gives Tim's story of his political and public life including as Mayor of Waitemata and Invercargill.

Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 2008. Hardback with dust jacket. 239 pages. SECONDHAND