Issue 86 | Winter 2009


Issue-86Volume 19 | Number 2 | Issue 86 | Winter 2009


Geoff Miles: Margaret Mahy, The Magician of Hoad

Stevan Eldred-Grigg: Chris Else, Gith; Anthony McCarten, Show of Hands; Stephanie Johnson, Swimmer’s Rope

Joanne Drayton: Barbara Anderson, Getting There: An Autobiography

Chris Laidlaw: Greg McGee, Tall Tales (Some True): Memoirs of an Unlikely Writer

Anna Rogers: Hamish Keith, Native Wit; Brian Edwards, Daddy Was a German Spy and Other Scandals: A Memoir; Gavin Bishop, Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood

Greg Newbold: Rex Haig and Rennie Gould, Rough Justice: The Rex Haig Story

Simon Upton: Sam Mahon, My Father’s Shadow: A Portrait of Justice Peter Mahon

Don Aimer: Ray Watters, Journeys Towards Progress: Essays of a Geographer on Development and Change in Oceania

Coral Atkinson: Carol Thomas, The Sea Between; Michele Powles, Weathered Bones; John Cairney, Flashback Forward

Nepia Mahuika: Rawiri Te Maire Tau and Atholl Anderson (eds), Ngai Tahu: A Migration History – The Carrington Text; Vincent O’Malley and David Armstrong, The Beating Heart: A Political and Socio-economic History of Te Arawa

Tim Upperton: “History” (poem)

David Hill: Graham Bishop, The Real McKay; Simon Nathan and Mary Varnham (eds), The Amazing World of James Hector

Linda Burgess: Philippa Werry, Enemy at the Gate; Jack Lazenby, Old Drumble; Joy Cowley, illustrations David Elliot, Chicken Feathers; Val Bird, illustrations Rebecca Cundy, Five (and a Bit) Days in the Life of Ozzie Kingsford; Michelle Kelly, Payback

Joan de Hamel: Brian Falkner, The Tomorrow Code; Fleur Beale, Juno of Taris; Tina Shaw, About Griffen’s Heart; Vincent Ford, Chronicles of Stone: Scorched Bone

Frances Edmond: Briar Grace-Smith, When Sun and Moon Collide; Victor Rodger, Sons

Timothy G Jones: Mary Edmond-Paul (ed), Lighted Windows: Critical Essays on Robin Hyde

Heather McPherson: “At Rangiora’s Ashley Street Cemetery” (poem)

Obituary: Geoff Park

Anne French: “On the Way” (poem)

Sean Redmond: Duncan Petrie and Duncan Stuart, A Coming of Age: Thirty Years of New Zealand Film; Stuart Murray, Images of Dignity: Barry Barclay and Fourth Cinema

Karen Hartshorn: Eric Dorfman, Melting Point: New Zealand and the Climate Change Crisis

Emma Neale: Raewyn Alexander, Museum of Lost Days; Helen Rickerby, My Iron Spine; Cliff Fell, Beauty of the Badlands; Sonja Yelich, Get Some

Allan Catt: Bryan Gould, Rescuing the New Zealand Economy: What Went Wrong and How We Can Fix it

Alison Gray: Margaret Tennant, The Fabric of Welfare: Voluntary Organisations. Government and Welfare in New Zealand, 1840-2005

Doug Munro: Richard Quinn, Samuel Marsden: Altar Ego

Eirlys Hunter: “Korero About Books” (byline)

Julia Millen: Patricia Fry, Sit There and Draw That! Helen Crabb (‘Barc’): Artist and Teacher; Pat Unger, Bill’s Story: A Portrait of W A Sutton; Richard Donald, Painting Out the Past: The Life and Art of Patricia France

Andrew Fieldsend: Paul Moon, This Horrid Practice: The Myth and Reality of Traditional Maori Cannibalism

Peter Calder: Stevan Eldred-Grigg, Diggers, Hatters and Whores: The Story of the New Zealand Gold Rushes


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