In Love and War: Kiwi soldiers' romantic
Author: Susan Jacobs - NZ $39.99
While the New Zealand commanding officers did their very best to curtail fraternisation between Kiwi soldiers and the civilian population, for servicemen starved of female company relationships were easy to fall into. These touching stories of their romantic wartime encounters reveal the human side of war.
Martin Hawes' Investment Guide
7 Timeless Rules for Investment Success
Martin Hawes - $34.99
This book spells out the main principles of investment which are for all time and all times. It doesn't matter what country you live in, or what tax rules you follow, the fundamental principles of investment remain the same. People who are investing (nearly everyone, whether they realise it or not) ignore any of these principles at their peril. Yet, depending on economic times and individual circumstances, they are frequently ignored.
About the Author
Martin Hawes is New Zealand's most popular financial author. He has written 15 books, most of which have appeared on the NZ Bestsellers List. His book on family trusts, first published in 1995, has sold over 100,000 copies. Martin is a popular speaker at seminars and conferences and also works as a financial adviser, giving advice to individuals and families on their investments and finances. He has a small number of independent directorships and is National President of Save the Children. Martin writes a column for the Herald on Sunday each week. He lives in Queenstown and in his spare time enjoys rock climbing, mountaineering, cycling, fishing and skiing.
Other titles by this author.
The Golden Hat - talking back to autism
Kate Winslett with Keli THorsteinsson & Margaret Ericsdottir
Simon & Schuster (via Penguin Books) - Hardcover - $37.00
Kate & Margaret's stories, their personal email correspondence, and Keli's poetry give us a profound insight into the world of those living with autism. Kate has shred this story with some of the world's most famnopus people, posing the question: "What is important to you to express?" Their responses are a collection of intimate self-portraits and unique quotes.
All the author proceeds from this groundbreaking book will benefit the Golden Hat Foundation, founded by Kate Winslet and Margret Ericsdottir to build innovative living campuses for people with autism and raise public awareness of their intellectual capabilities.
Healing Our History - the challenge of the Treaty of Waitangi
3rd edition - revised and updated
Robert Consedine & Joanna Consedine
Penguin Books - $29.99
The Treaty of Waitangi is the most important document in New Zealand's history.
Current Treaty issues and Maori/Pakeha relationships can only be understood within the wider story of New Zealand. As we understand and honour our history, we can acknowledge the need for restoration, healing and right relationships.
Drawing on Robert's unique experience as a leading Treaty educator, the powerful message of this book illustrates how each and every New Zealander across all cultures can discover a new sense of personal and national identity, grounded in an authentic Treaty relationship.