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Product Description: Photography was invented in France in 1839 – the year before the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in New Zealand. Within a few years, cameras were charting the life and times of people at this end of the planet. See What I Can See is a celebration of that remarkable, well-travelled, ever-changing invention – the camera – the New Zealand that it captured, and the artists who wielded it...read more

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9781869408435 | Auckland Univ Pr, May 1, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Photography was invented in France in 1839 – the year before the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in New Zealand.

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Product Description: For more than three years, poet and artist Gregory O’Brien followed the migratory routes of whales and seabirds across vast tracts of the South Pacific Ocean, resulting in a collection of poems that stand as a homage to a series of remarkable locations and the natural histories of those places...read more

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9781869408329 | Auckland Univ Pr, July 1, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: For more than three years, poet and artist Gregory O’Brien followed the migratory routes of whales and seabirds across vast tracts of the South Pacific Ocean, resulting in a collection of poems that stand as a homage to a series of remarkable locations and the natural histories of those places.

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Product Description: Perry's mother and father are busy people ... they're impatient, they're tired, they get cross easily. And they think that only children, like Perry, should be kept busy. On Saturday mornings Perry and her father visit her gran, Honora Lee, at the Santa Lucia rest home, but Gran never remembers them...read more
By Gregory O'Brien (illustrator)

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9781770497221 | Tundra Books, April 8, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Perry's mother and father are busy people .

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Product Description: Potter extraordinaire, conservationist, railway enthusiast, and iconoclast, Barry Brickell is one of New Zealand’s most important ceramicists and this work celebrates his work through essays on his work and a comprehensive chronology that further illuminates his achievements...read more

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9781869407636 | Auckland Univ Pr, August 31, 2013, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Potter extraordinaire, conservationist, railway enthusiast, and iconoclast, Barry Brickell is one of New Zealand’s most important ceramicists and this work celebrates his work through essays on his work and a comprehensive chronology that further illuminates his achievements.

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Product Description: Making unexpected connections, this book collects poems written from a variety of times, locations, and experiences—from the water frontage of Fiji, Fiordland, and the Mediterranean to the built history of Moscow and Berlin. Filled with a thoughtful musicality, a shambling romance, and a sense of humor, these witty and imaginative poems tell stories that range from a mechanical rat on Raoul Island to a black negligée and an ice-cream vendor in Moscow, and from a mayor and the Mistral in France to a new musical sound in New Zealand...read more

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9781869405793 | Auckland Univ Pr, May 1, 2012, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Making unexpected connections, this book collects poems written from a variety of times, locations, and experiences—from the water frontage of Fiji, Fiordland, and the Mediterranean to the built history of Moscow and Berlin.

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Product Description: Featuring art by a number of contemporary painters and printmakers—all of them seasoned travelers across time and space—this artistic gathering highlights the beauty of both classic and contemporary Maori art, placing the works of today alongside those of the 19th and 20th centuries...read more

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9781869404048 | Auckland Univ Pr, January 30, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Featuring art by a number of contemporary painters and printmakers—all of them seasoned travelers across time and space—this artistic gathering highlights the beauty of both classic and contemporary Maori art, placing the works of today alongside those of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Product Description: A travel book, an autobiographical novel, and a free-floating meditation on Europe and the Antipodes, this personal memoir begins with its narrator suspended in the salty, tideless waters of the Mediterranean. Adrift on an ocean of art history, literature and music, memories and a dream-like present, modernism, the politics of French nuclear testing, swimming, drowning, and underwater explosions are twined together with the life of a family in an innovative and engaging exploration...read more

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9780864735324 | Victoria Univ Pr, April 1, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A travel book, an autobiographical novel, and a free-floating meditation on Europe and the Antipodes, this personal memoir begins with its narrator suspended in the salty, tideless waters of the Mediterranean.

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Product Description: A very personal map of New Zealand—from Waiheke Island to Dunedin via the Waihi Beach Dump and Wellington's storm sewers—is laid out in this collection of poems whose emotional territory is as vast as it is geographical. Images of busy intersections, rambling sideshows, and towering cathedrals provide an exhilarating sense of commuter traffic—by road, rail, or air—between known and unknown worlds...read more

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9780864735010 | Victoria Univ Pr, April 28, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A very personal map of New Zealand—from Waiheke Island to Dunedin via the Waihi Beach Dump and Wellington's storm sewers—is laid out in this collection of poems whose emotional territory is as vast as it is geographical.

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Product Description: A bestseller in New Zealand since 2000, when an exhibition at City Gallery in Wellington broke new ground in the study of Maori art and history, this is a new paperback edition of the exhibition catalog. More than 120 paintings, written accounts, and photographs from the time, following the English invasion in 1881 chronicle the story of brave leaders Te Whiti o Rongomai and Tohu Kakahi, and celebrate the strength and spirit of the Parihaka community, even under colonial rule...read more
By Te Miringa Hohaia (editor), Gregory O'Brien (editor) and Lara Strongman (editor)

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9780864734051 | Victoria Univ Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The invasion of Parihaka, Taranaki, by Pakeha (European) soldiers in 1881 is commemorated and explored in this book as one of the major historical events in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand.

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9780864735201 | Victoria Univ Pr, April 28, 2006, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A bestseller in New Zealand since 2000, when an exhibition at City Gallery in Wellington broke new ground in the study of Maori art and history, this is a new paperback edition of the exhibition catalog.

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Product Description: This anthology includes memoirs, stories, and poems written in France by some of New Zealand's greatest writers—among them Janet Frame, Allen Curnow, James K. Baxter, and Michael King. French writers—including Blaise Cendrars, rugby writer Denis Lalanne, and Charles Juliet—have, in turn, visited New Zealand and their imaginative engagement with the region is also represented...read more
By Jenny Bornholdt (editor) and Gregory O'Brien (editor)

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9780864735058 | Victoria Univ Pr, April 28, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This anthology includes memoirs, stories, and poems written in France by some of New Zealand's greatest writers—among them Janet Frame, Allen Curnow, James K.

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Product Description: This introduction to New Zealand art features the work of 45 contemporary artists from the past 30 years. The past and future direction of New Zealand art is presented in a wide and fascinating survey of this nation's art.

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9781869403287 | Auckland Univ Pr, April 28, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This introduction to New Zealand art features the work of 45 contemporary artists from the past 30 years.

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Product Description: After Bathing at Baxter's is a personal exploration of-and homage to-some of the important New Zealand poets and painters of the 20th century, beginning-as the title suggests-with James K. Baxter. This collection is filled with anecdotes and personal observation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780864734181 | Victoria Univ Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: After Bathing at Baxter's is a personal exploration of-and homage to-some of the important New Zealand poets and painters of the 20th century, beginning-as the title suggests-with James K.

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Product Description: This book reviews clinical models for working with developmental disability and behavioural problems. The first section explores the causes and nature of behaviour problems amongst people with physical, learning, language and sensory disabilities, and some key specific conditions...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christopher Gillberg (editor) and Gregory O'Brien (editor)

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9781898683186 | Mac Keith Pr, January 18, 2000, cover price $87.95 | About this edition: This book reviews clinical models for working with developmental disability and behavioural problems.

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Product Description: Spanning more than a century of verse-writing, this comprehensive anthology reveals the richness, variety, and range of styles found in New Zealand poetry in English. Established figures such as Curnow, Baxter, and Tuwhare are given strong selections and contemporary poets are generously represented, while previously neglected figures such as Jessie Mackay are rescued from obscurity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jenny Bornholdt (editor), Gregory O'Brien (editor) and Mark Williams (editor)

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9780195583557 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 28, 1998, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Spanning more than a century of verse-writing, this comprehensive anthology reveals the richness, variety, and range of styles found in New Zealand poetry in English.

By William L. Nyhan (introduced by), Gregory O'Brien (editor) and William Yule (editor)

Hardcover:

9781898683063 | Mac Keith Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $85.00

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This volume is intended as an introduction to the poetry of the New Zealand poet Gregory O'Brien. The poems are set where sea, land and sky, present and future, meet in different lights and moods.

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9781857540475 | Carcanet Pr, January 20, 1994, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This volume is intended as an introduction to the poetry of the New Zealand poet Gregory O'Brien.

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