Ride

Autore: Jonathan Kennett
Editore:
ISBN: 095834907X
Grandezza: 73,62 MB
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From the 1960s boneshakers to Sarah Ulmer's Olympic victory in 2004, RIDE celebrates every branch of New Zealand's unique cycling history. This fascinating pictorial story includes: bicycle development from penny farthings to mountain bikes, industry and innovation, women's struggle for the right to ride, track and road racing, cycle touring adventures, BMX and mountain bike booms, major race results and much more... RIDE is essential reading for every cycling enthusiast.

30 New Zealand Stories For Children

Autore: Jo Noble
Editore:
ISBN: 9781869414375
Grandezza: 37,51 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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This anthology brings together a selection of stories for children. 30 NEW ZEALAND STORIES FOR CHILDREN samples some of the best stories for children that New Zealand has to offer. The collection has a lively, up-beat tone that will have both children and adults chuckling. The stories are aimed at upper-primary school readers - 7-10 year olds. Children will be able to read the stories themselves, and teachers and parents will find them excellent for reading aloud. Stories by a number of New Zealand's top children's writers are included: for example Margaret Mahy, Joy Cowley, Patricia Grace, Jack Lasenby, Diana Noonan, David Hill and Jane Buxton.

New Zealand Stories

Autore: Katherine Mansfield
Editore: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195584042
Grandezza: 27,16 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Katherine Mansfield is New Zealand's most celebrated writer and one of the key figures in the history of the short story in English. This is the first time the stories set in her own country have been brought together and published in the order in which she wrote them. The Mansfield that emerges from this fresh perspective is both familiar and unexpected.

A New Zealand Drift

Autore: Ted Matthews
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 53,42 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
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Essential New Zealand Short Stories

Autore:
Editore:
ISBN: 9781869791285
Grandezza: 44,85 MB
Formato: PDF
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The short story has been the forte of distinguished New Zealand writers from Katherine Mansfield and Frank Sargeson through to fresh young talents such as Eleanor Catton and Craig Cliff. There could be no better guide to a sampler of their best work than Owen Marshall, who has been called New Zealand's best living writer of short stories. Marshall's indispensible collection features fifty arresting and significant stories that show why short fiction has been so important in the development of our literature, and also why it continues to appeal. First published in 2002, this new edition of the collection features five new stories from writers who excel at a magnificent national genre: perfectly polished stories peopled by perceptive, quirky and intriguing characters.

Boys Own Stories

Autore: Graeme Lay
Editore: Becklyn Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781877178696
Grandezza: 39,97 MB
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The stunning success of young women fiction writers in New Zealand in recent years has overshadowed the fact that young male fictioneers have also been busy writing quality short stories. Boys Own Stories is a collection of eighteen stories by male writers, all under the age of forty. It includes work by award winning short story writers such as Carl Nixon and Denis Baker, along with novelists like Peter Feeney and Chad Taylor. Selected by noted writer, editor and reviewer, Graeme Lay, Boys Own Stories shows that the art of short story writing is alive and well regardless of authorial gender and if there is a contest between the sexes, the boys are holding their own. The Authors Denis Baker, Andrei Baltakmens, William Brandt, Mark Broatch, James Brown, Peter Feeney, Michael Galvin, David Geary, Tim Jones, Phil Kawana, Zion A. Komene, John McCrystal, Carl Nixon, Rob O'Neill, Antonius Papaspiropoulos, Duncan Sarkies, Bernard Steeds and Chad Taylor.

Telling Stories

Autore: Bain Attwood
Editore: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1741150515
Grandezza: 70,34 MB
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Recent decades have seen a tremendous upsurge of interest among the indigenous peoples of Australia and New Zealand in their history. Life stories, land claims, genealogy, song, dance and painting have all made new contributions to the recovery and representation of the past. Telling Stories looks at the place of life stories and of memory in history: who tells life stories, the purpose for which they are told; the role of story and history in the politics of land claims; and the way language impacts on research and writing. Ann Parsonson writes about 'stories for land' in the oral narratives of the Maori Land Court; Deborah Rose Bird retells the 'saga of Captain Cook'; Andrew Erueti and Alan Ward examine Maori land law in the context of the Treaty claims process; Jeremy Beckett looks at the autobiographical oral history of Myles Lalor; and Bain Attwood discusses the stolen generations narrative. With Judith Binney, Fiona Magowan, W.H. Oliver, Basil Sansom and Penny van Toorn, these contributors explore the questions arising when different kinds of history meet: different kinds of evidence, from different cultures, sometimes telling the same story from conflicting perspectives. Telling Stories is a timely book that freely explores the multiple forms of indigenous history in New Zealand and Australia.

One Hundred New Zealand Short Stories Four

Autore: Stephen Stratford
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 31,73 MB
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When we announced the fourth competition in this fantastically popular series 1273 entries came pouring in. Well-known, established authors as well as a whole lot of new-comers, young and not so young put their fingers to the keyboard and produced a fascinating collection of 500 word stories. This volume contains the 100 best entries.About the AuthorStephen Stratford is an award-winning journalist turned fulltime writer whose 12 previous books include The Jafa Joke Book, and New Zealand Sports Joke Book. He has been a judge for many journalism and literary awards - three times for the Montana Book Awards - and was editor of the books magazine Quote Unquote. The 500 word story is a challenge to write and a joy to read. The neat one page format that can be read in a minute but still has satisfying content and construction which focuses the mind of both writer and reader. The collections, which have a very wide readership, present a range of styles and subject matter; humour, drama, romance, tragedy, all revealing in an entertaining way the skills of the writers who can rise to the 500 word challenge.

Pasifika Women

Autore: Sandra Kailahi
Editore: Raupo
ISBN: 9780790011806
Grandezza: 68,15 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
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Sandra Kailahi has interviewed 20 Pacific women that have worked tirelessly within the New Zealand community to better the lives of their peoples. Included are politicians, artists, writers, church representatives, sportswomen, community leaders and many more. The interviews cover early lives to the present, and showcase the strengths and depths of knowledge the women contribute to New Zealand society every day. Each biography is accompanied by Eimi Tamua's beautifully shot portrait, as well as imagery from the contributors' private collections of photographs.