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The Axeman's Accomplice. The True Story of Margaret Reardon and the Snow Family Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The 1847 murder of the Snow family on Auckland’s North Shore was a horrific crime that shocked the Colony. There were multiple murders, body mutilations and suggestions of cannibalism, arson, false accusations, perjury and a violent attack on a witness. The Snow family murders remain one of New Zealand’s most sensational crimes.
Web of Gold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,670. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Charleston 1860s, is different from that of a doctor’s wife in Chester, England. Doctor Jones’s wife is ill-equipped to cope with life in a tent. Patrick Kavanagh sails into Hokitika to join the gold rush. In Charleston, he's involved in a fight and meets the doctor’s daughter, Amy, Can Patrick and Amy’s love overcome the difference in social standing between a doctor’s daughter and a miner?
Transplanted Christianity
Price: $12.37 USD. Words: 162,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015 by Kereru Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Transplanted Christianity is a comprehensive collection of documents detailing the history of the church in New Zealand from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century to the present day.
History Write Now: South Auckland Writers at the Papakura Museum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015 by Manukau Counties Writers Fund. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Essay » Author profile
Ever wondered about the history of objects in a museum? If they could talk, what tales could they tell? South Auckland writers were invited into the Papakura Museum to see if they could find out. These stories and poems of love, loss, triumph, new beginnings and changing times include actual events and memories as well as fiction. All are inspired by real taonga (treasures) in the museum.
The Case For Ordinary People In National History: Towards New Narratives Of Australia’s Past
Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
The settlement of Australia and New Zealand were among the most ambitions experiments in social engineering ever attempted. But the hundreds of thousands of ordinary people who made it happen are often absent from the standard histories. This is my case for including ordinary people in national history throught an emerging genre of history known as the ‘new history from below’.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
Where The Flag Floats
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
Pursued through the streets of Sydney, Sam Galloway is saved by a navy deserter, however this chance encounter leads him to a doomed ship and a struggle to survive in pounding seas. Can Sam survive to recover the precious object that connects him to his father and the family he never knew he had?
A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin. In March 1936, Wellington Methodist Minister Ormond Burton and his circuit steward A C Barrington established the Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand. This is it's history.
Where The River Meets The Sea - An Oral History Of Growing Up In The Wild King Country Of New Zealand During The Great Depression
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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'Where the river meets the sea; is a vivid account of a rural childhood in New Zealand during the Great Depression. It was a time of great hardship and life was very simple. For many, it meant living off the land and the sea to eke out a basic existence. The character and resilience of Grace - whose childhood is told, is reflected in this entertaining and informative oral history.
Touchstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Skye hates secrets. When she travels to the wild West Coast of New Zealand she's determined to find out why her mother and her aunt are enemies. Her first surprise is meeting a teenage cousin, Josh. Then she finds out that Josh belongs to an activist group fighting against a new open-cast coalmine on a pristine mountain plateau. She becomes trapped in a web of lies - will she find the way out?