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Economists' new book tackles New Zealand's housing crisis

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 3:30 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Generation Rent: Rethinking New Zealand's Priorities, by Shamubeel and Selena Eaqub, offers pragmatic solutions to New Zealand's housing crisis More >>

Writer asks whether his generation's interests are served

Monday, 25 May 2015, 4:24 pm | Bridget Williams Books

27-year-old Andrew Dean’s appearance on yesterday’s Q+A testified to the interest being generated by his BWB Text, Ruth, Roger and Me: Debts and Legacies . More >>

Jonathan Boston: child hardship package

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:00 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Jonathan Boston: child hardship package will have only a marginal impact on child poverty The child hardship package in the 2015 Budget is a welcome initiative by the National-led government. However, the modest increases in benefit rates and tax ... More >>

Eighteenth-century Māori pioneered the Great Kiwi O.E.

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 1:24 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Eighteenth-century Māori pioneered the Great Kiwi O.E. Acclaimed historian Vincent O’Malley has written the latest addition to Bridget Williams Books’ Texts series, Haerenga: Early Māori Journeys Across the Globe. More >>

Paula Morris releases candid memoir on moving home

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 12:15 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Award-winning author Paula Morris addresses how it feels to move back to New Zealand after decades living overseas, in a new book published by Bridget Williams Books. More >>

Contesting the legacy of Roger and Ruth

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 2:16 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Young New Zealand voices writing at length on contemporary issues, with eloquence and intellectual facility, are rare. Andrew Dean, twenty-six, the author of Ruth, Roger and Me , is an exciting new talent. More >>

TPPA leak suggests more challenges for NZ sovereignty

Friday, 27 March 2015, 12:33 pm | Bridget Williams Books

As a document leaked yesterday demonstrates the potential effect of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement upon sovereign rights, Professor Margaret Wilson at Waikato University says that changes to the structure of the state are already affecting ... More >>

Give children in poverty the same respect as retirees

Monday, 9 March 2015, 4:04 pm | Bridget Williams Books

New Zealand has an opportunity to tackle its high levels of child poverty by prioritising the needs of children just as it has done for the elderly, two prominent academics say. More >>

Max Rashbrooke: New Zealand performs poorly on inequality

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 9:55 am | Bridget Williams Books

A major OECD report out today provides new evidence that growing income gaps damage economic growth - with New Zealand singled out as the country whose economy has suffered most. More >>

Tunes for Bears to Dance To

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 3:53 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text by Owen Marshall, available as an e-book from the BWB website and global e-bookstores. More >>

Samoa mo Samoa: Black Saturday 1929

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 3:09 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text by Michael Field, available as an e-book from the BWB website and global e-bookstores. More >>

Bombing the Rainbow Warrior

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:51 am | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text by Michael King, available as an e-book from the BWB website and global e-bookstores. More >>

Wealth inequality in New Zealand examined in new book

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:55 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The Piketty Phenomenon collects New Zealand responses to Thomas Piketty’s groundbreaking argument that inherited wealth will always grow faster, on average, than earned wealth. More >>

Parihaka Invaded

Friday, 3 October 2014, 1:30 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text by Dick Scott, which is now available as an e-book from the BWB website and global e-bookstores. More >>

Devastating impact of the Waikato War revisited

Monday, 22 September 2014, 1:39 pm | Bridget Williams Books

At a time of great focus on World War One, a new book by prominent historian Dr Vincent O’Malley draws startling comparisons with the Waikato War of 1863–64. Taking a new approach to analysing evidence on the war, O’Malley’s book challenges previous ... More >>

Award-winning author returns to NZ for launch of memoir

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:54 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The launch of Martin Edmond’s new memoir, Barefoot Years , marks a return to New Zealand and childhood. More >>

Award-winning author back on NZ soil

Monday, 15 September 2014, 3:09 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Award-winning author back on New Zealand soil to explore what it means to return home. More >>

Kirsty Gunn, Martin Edmond and The Piketty Phenomenon

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:08 am | Bridget Williams Books

Williams Books is delighted to announce nationwide events for the BWB Texts programme in October – please join us! More >>

Wealth gap in New Zealand underlined by updated book

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 2:22 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The latest data on poverty and inequality in New Zealand underline the size of the gap between the rich and the rest, according to the updated edition of The Inequality Debate: An Introduction. More >>

Growing urban–rural divide demands urgency

Monday, 21 July 2014, 1:25 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The author of a book that has sparked a national debate about the urban–rural divide says the growing gap between New Zealand’s regions is set to accelerate – unless we take urgent action. More >>

 

 

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