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No longer young, male or Christian, Margaret McClure

Body, Mind and Spirit: YMCA Auckland Celebrating 150 Years 1855-2005  Colin Taylor Reed Publishing, $69.99, ISBN 0790009862 Auckland’s reputation has been assessed too long in terms of its founding father’s claim that “the whole and entire object of every one…
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Loving nature to death, Kirstie Ross

The Wonder Country: Making New Zealand Tourism Margaret McClure Auckland University Press, $44.99, ISBN 1869403193 Our Islands, Our Selves: A History of Conservation in New Zealand David Young University of Otago Press, $59.95, ISBN 1877276944 Tourism and conservation are the…
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Swings and roundabouts, Susan St John

A World without Welfare. New Zealand‘s Colonial Experiment David Thomson Auckland University Press with Bridget Williams Books $39.95 ISBN 1 86940 199 9 A Civilised Community. A History of Social Security in New Zealand Margaret McClure Auckland University Press with…
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