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Something to be proud of, Megan Clayton

An Illustrated History of the Treaty of Waitangi Claudia Orange Bridget Williams Books, $39.95, ISBN 1877242160 I was born on Waitangi Day and grew up in the years after it was made a public holiday, which meant that the commemoration

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Obscuring the prominent, Miles Fairburn

The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography; Volume Four; 1921-1940 ed Claudia Orange Auckland University Press and Dept of Internal Affairs, $130.00, ISBN 8694 203 0 The dictionary of biography project has been a boon for academic historians working in New

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The ongoing stream of history, Ranginui Walker

The People of Many Peaks, 1769-1869 Claudia Orange (ed), Bridget Williams Books and Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1991, $35.00 This book contains the biographies of 161 notable Maori leaders between 1769 and 1869 who appear in the first volume

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