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Chronicling the near present, Joe Atkinson

Changing Times: New Zealand Since 1945 Jenny Carlyon and Diana Morrow Auckland University Press, $45.00, ISBN 9781869407827 Whoever coined the title for this new history of New Zealand’s recent past clearly did not want to give anything away. It is…
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Tikkun olam, David Zwartz

Jewish Lives in New Zealand: A History Leonard Bell and Diana Morrow (eds) Godwit, $55.00, ISBN 9781869621735   “Don’t skite!” said my loving family when I came home with the story of some success at school. Jewish Lives in New…
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Can Auckland be saved? Redmer Yska

The Life and Times of Auckland  Gordon McLauchlan Penguin Books, $40.00, ISBN 9780143007500 Urban Village: The Story of Ponsonby, Freemans Bay and St Mary’s Bay  Jenny Carlyon and Diana Morrow Random House, $70.00, ISBN 9781869418373 New Local Government Minister Rodney…
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For New Zealand, read Auckland, Bruce Wallace

City Of Enterprise: Perspectives on Auckland Business History ed Ian Hunter and Diana Morrow Auckland University Press, $59.99, ISBN 1869403517 City of Enterprise presents an unashamedly Auckland Point of view on business, and why not? So little is known about…
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