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Mother's Gift Fuel;s Lifelong Passion

Friday, 12 September 2008, 10:25 am | Auckland University Press

As David Veart left home for the first time in the early 1970’s, his mother presented him with the essential Edmonds Cookery Book and a lifelong passion for cookbooks was born. More >>

Kiwis Talk Frankly About The Bush

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 9:41 am | Auckland University Press

In defiance of the Poms who, in times gone by, suggested New Zealanders should stop talking about the bush so as not to scare tourists, Going Bush: New Zealanders and Nature in the Twentieth Century (Auckland University Press) was launched last night ... More >>

cold snack wins 2008 Montana Poetry Award

Friday, 18 July 2008, 10:47 am | Auckland University Press

Janet Charman’s cold snack, published by Auckland University Press, has won the 2008 Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry and $5,000. More >>

NZ Poet Laureate to MC celebration of Kiwi poetry

Thursday, 10 July 2008, 6:14 pm | Auckland University Press

New Zealand Poet Laureate Michele Leggott will MC 'Poetry Central', a celebration of Kiwi poetry, on Montana Poetry Day, Friday 18 July. More >>

Auckland Uni Press Salutes Its Five Finalists

Tuesday, 10 June 2008, 2:56 pm | Auckland University Press

Auckland University Press has five finalist books, more finalists than any other single publisher, in the 2008 Montana New Zealand Book Awards shortlist announced today. More >>

New Poetry Collection Launching This Weekend

Friday, 16 May 2008, 2:40 pm | Auckland University Press

In Continents by Otago poet Richard Reeve will be launched during Invercargill’s May Arts Month Festival. More >>

Celebrating University of Auckland’s 125th Jubilee

Friday, 2 May 2008, 2:56 pm | Auckland University Press

A new book, celebrating The University of Auckland’s 125th jubilee, The University of Auckland: The First 125 Years, will be launched by university alumna Dame Dorothy Winstone at a special function for former staff on Tuesday 6 May. More >>

Kiwi Poets Speak Out About Sex

Thursday, 14 February 2008, 12:01 am | Auckland University Press

Kiwi Poets speak out about sex in a new anthology, A Good Handful: Great New Zealand Poems About Sex, published for Valentine’s Day by Auckland University Press. More >>

Michele Leggott Announced as Inaugural Laureate

Wednesday, 5 December 2007, 1:41 pm | Auckland University Press

Auckland University Press congratulates distinguished poet and University of Auckland scholar Michele Leggott, who has been announced as the New Zealand Poet Laureate for 2007/08. More >>

C K Stead Made A Distinguished Citizen Of Auckland

Thursday, 23 August 2007, 2:36 pm | Auckland University Press

Auckland University Press congratulates poet, novelist and critic C K Stead ONZ, CBE, on being made a Distinguished Citizen of the City of Auckland. More >>

New waiata collection opens unique Maori history

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 5:09 pm | Auckland University Press

The final volume in the largest collection of Maori waiata, Sir Apirana Ngata’s Nga Moteatea The Songs, will be launched this Thursday at a function attended by MP Dr Pita Sharples at Waipapa Marae. More >>

Waitangi and indigenous rights in the new millenni

Thursday, 24 May 2007, 10:20 am | Auckland University Press

Emeritus Professor Jock (FM) Brookfield will discuss the recently published new edition of his book, Waitangi and Indigenous Rights: Revolution, Law and Legitimation (AUP) which deals with revolutionary constitutional change, and discusses how the revolutionary ... More >>

New Director for Auckland University Press

Wednesday, 7 February 2007, 1:34 pm | Auckland University Press

The University of Auckland has today announced the appointment of Dr Sam Elworthy as the new Director of Auckland University Press. More >>

New Book Appraises Political Leadership in NZ

Friday, 21 April 2006, 2:51 pm | Auckland University Press

Political Leadership in New Zealand (Auckland University Press), a new book appraising political leadership in this country, will be launched today by the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Helen Clark. More >>

Barclay on Protection of Maori Treasures

Friday, 2 December 2005, 5:02 pm | Auckland University Press

Arts Foundation Laureate Barry Barclay (Ngati Apa; Pakeha) brings his lifetime of experience making films on Indigenous subjects to his latest project, a book offering solutions to the complex and difficult problems that arise when the treasures of ... More >>

Phil Kawana Returns to His First Love – Poetry

Monday, 14 November 2005, 3:54 pm | Auckland University Press

Writer Phil Kawana (Ngaruahine, Ngati Ruanui, Ngati Kahungunu) has much to say about the injustices of modern Maori urban life and he says it well in his first collection of poems, The Devil in My Shoes (AUP, November 2005, $21.99). More >>

Reluctant Partners?: NZ's Involvement in Viet Nam

Wednesday, 28 September 2005, 10:44 am | Auckland University Press

Wellingtonians have a rare chance next week to hear Vietnam War expert Dr Roberto Rabel speak on the political and diplomatic dimensions of New Zealand’s controversial participation in the Vietnam War in an MCH Seminar "Reluctant Partners?: New ... More >>

Painter Nerli’s Contribution to NZ Art

Thursday, 30 June 2005, 1:02 pm | Auckland University Press

Italian painter Nerli’s contribution to New Zealand art is of unique and enduring interest says leading art historian Professor Michael Dunn (Elam, University of Auckland). More >>

Pre-European Maori Village Life Revealed

Wednesday, 5 May 2004, 1:16 pm | Auckland University Press

Thirty years of archaeological investigation into an early Maori village will culminate on Friday in the launch of Kohika (AUP), a book drawing a rare picture of pre-European Maori village life. More >>

Emeritus Professor's History Wins Biennial Prize

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 9:54 am | Auckland University Press

Russell Stone’s From Tamaki-makau-rau to Auckland has been announced as the joint winner of the sixteenth biennial J M Sherrard Award in New Zealand Local and Regional History. More >>

   

 

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