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Built-in anodyne, Hamish Keith

Architects at Home — 30 New Zealand Architects and their Houses Adrienne Rewi & Euan Sarginson Shoal Bay Press, $49.95, ISBN 0 908704 32 1 The Bungalow in New Zealand Jeremy Ashford Viking, $34.95, ISBN 0-670-85673-8 Wellington’s Old Buildings David…
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When anti-popery ruled, Nicholas Reid

Bishop in the dock Rory Sweetman Auckland University Press, $39:95, ISBN 1 86940 160 3 Henry Jacobs — A clergyman of calibre Helen Garrett Shoal Bay Press, $39:95, ISBN 0 906704  54 2 Doing theology ourselves Neil Darragh Accent Publications,$18.00,…
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War, love and self, Jane Stafford

Blood Money: the incredible true story of David Morris and the tragedy of Somalia  Trisha Stratford Penguin Books, $24.95, ISBN 0 140 26323 3 Escape from Bosnia: Aza’s Story Sue McCauley Shoal Bay Press, $29.95, ISBN 0 908704 42 9…
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A dog for everyone, Philippa, Octavia and Laura Horgan

Dexter and Friends: New Zealand’s Wonderful World of Dogs Mark Leishman and Jim Mora Shoal Bay Press, $29.95, ISBN 1 908704 46 1 Dogs are man’s best friends. Dexter and Friends backs up this age-old saying. This book is informative,…
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Why she did it, Margaret Clark

Making a Difference Ruth Richardson Shoal Bay Press, $29.95, ISBN 0908704313 When Ruth Richardson announced last year that she was leaving Parliament, journalists at the press conference asked if she was bitter. “I do not have a bitter bone in…
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