New Zealand’s bookshelves have been graced by more than a hundred books published as a result of Fraser High School’s adult community education programme. Dozens of successful Waikato authors have attended one-day workshops – called How to Get Published – since they began 10 years ago. Hurricane Press publisher Josh Easby leads the workshops – usually two or three a year – on Saturdays, enabling attendees to immerse themselves in the subject in a single workshop. They are held at Hamilton’s Fraser High School.
Speeches that Shaped New Zealand is a collection of 48 speeches that tell the story of New Zealand’s development as a nation.Through the eyes and words of those at the heart of landmark events, you’ll learn how our country was shaped. They include declarations of war and peace, stirring orations that changed our social attitudes and visions of New Zealand by those who led our nation’s journey.
Poppy met Ed about 20 years ago. At first, he helped keep her life in line. But very soon, he controlled her entire life. Welcome into an eating disordered mind. In this intimate and searingly honest account, Cambridge writer Poppy Wortman provides the reader with her guide to Ed – her eating disorder.
Whether they played to a few hundred in a back bar or to 80,000 fans in a stadium, many of the world’s biggest music stars have performed in New Zealand. LIVE: Gigs that Rocked New Zealand is a beautiful coffee table book that celebrates 50 years of tours, concerts and one-off shows performed in New Zealand by our favourite acts.
In the early 1970s, a group of impoverished students formed a rock band in Auckland, New Zealand, and planned their assault on the world’s music charts. For a decade Split Enz fought to be understood by audiences and music critics who often struggled to accept their madcap on-stage performances and innovative sounds.