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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 >>

Chance to lead the world in wellbeing economics

Friday, 18 July 2014, 1:03 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Over seventy-five years after New Zealand’s ground-breaking social security reforms of the 1930s, it is time for a major shift in how New Zealand regards the wellbeing of its people, urge the authors of a new book called Wellbeing Economics: Future ... More >>

New Myths and Old Politics

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:51 pm | Bridget Williams Books

New Myths and Old Politics The Waitangi Tribunal and the Challenge of Tradition Tipene O'Regan More >>

Child poverty – fixing NZ’s multi-billion dollar problem

Monday, 16 June 2014, 12:47 pm | Bridget Williams Books

New Zealand has a wide range of plausible options for immediately addressing the significant rates of child poverty and hardship in this country, according to a new book by Jonathan Boston and Simon Chapple. More >>

First Contact

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 10:45 am | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text by Anne Salmond, which is now available from the BWB website and global e-bookstores. More >>

Suicide rate link to culture, society and economy

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 12:57 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Author John Weaver wants to see a wider and more long-term view of suicide prevention, urging people to look beyond depression as the main cause of suicide – and to begin addressing some of the wider impacts of society. More >>

When the Tour Came to Auckland

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 11:53 am | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text, which is now available from e-bookstores and the BWB website . More >>

New paperback BWB Texts from Kirsty Gunn, Maurice Gee & more

Monday, 10 February 2014, 1:56 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Having established a new digital format for New Zealand readers, selected BWB Texts are being released as snappy paperbacks. Four BWB Texts by Kirsty Gunn, Maurice Gee, Paul Callaghan and Max Rashbrooke will publish in paperback on 11 March 2014, coinciding ... More >>

Fatal Necessity Returns as an E-Book

Friday, 20 December 2013, 1:25 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Fatal Necessity: British Intervention in New Zealand, 1830–1847 remains a key text in Treaty studies, over twenty-five years since first publication by Auckland University Press. More >>

The Quiet War on Asylum

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 12:21 pm | Bridget Williams Books

‘To the outside world looking in—indeed, to most countries that deal with tens of thousands of refugees annually—it may have seemed outright puzzling. When John Key stepped up to the lectern of his press conference and announced he was introducing ... More >>

Inequality and the West - Robert Wade

Friday, 12 July 2013, 10:00 am | Bridget Williams Books

This stunning sweep of western societies by New Zealander Robert Wade, professor at the London School of Economics, reveals why inequality has risen internationally, how it’s been justified, and thearguments against it.BWB Texts offer a new form ... More >>

Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 4:17 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Fast growing inequality is one of the most important issues confronting New Zealand today. • Once known as an egalitarian society, New Zealand has seen inequality increasing more rapidly than almost anywhere else in the developed world. • International ... More >>

Jane Kelsey New Book On TPPA - Hidden Agendas

Friday, 10 May 2013, 4:30 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Forget the label “free trade agreement”. The TPPA, under negotiation between New Zealand, the USA and ten other countries, is a direct assault on our right to decide our own future. More >>

BWB Texts from Maurice Gee, Rebecca Macfie, & Kathleen Jones

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 4:04 pm | Bridget Williams Books

BWB Texts from Maurice Gee, Rebecca Macfie, & Kathleen Jones BWB Texts is a new short form digital imprint from award-winning publisher Bridget Williams Books. Commissioned as brief digital-only works, BWB Texts unlock diverse stories, insights ... More >>

Paul Callaghan: Luminous Moments

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 10:44 am | Bridget Williams Books

With the support of the Callaghan family, we release ' Paul Callaghan: Luminous Moments ' on the first anniversary of his death, to celebrate the life of a remarkable New Zealander. This release also marks the launch of BWB Texts : a new short-form ... More >>

Treaty of Waitangi Settlements

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 4:43 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The settlement of iwi claims under the Treaty of Waitangi has been a prominent feature of New Zealand’s political and legal landscape over the last thirty years. It has drawn international attention, as other nations seek ways to build new relationships ... More >>

Childbirth in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 4:40 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Emerging from diaries, letters and memoirs, the voices of this charming narrative tell of new life arriving amidst a turbulent world. Tracing Māori and Pākehā experience in all parts of the country, this richly illustrated account of childbirth in nineteenth-century ... More >>

Webs of Empire: Locating New Zealand’s Colonial Past

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 4:39 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Spread across the nineteenth-century colonial world was a tangled web of cultural and economic networks. In groundbreaking research, Tony Ballantyne positions New Zealand within these ‘webs of empire’, connecting Gore and Chicago, Māori and ... More >>

Judith Binney

Wednesday, 16 February 2011, 5:25 pm | Bridget Williams Books

On Tuesday 15 February 2011, Dame Judith Binney died suddenly at home, after a long illness. More >>

No Ordinary Deal: Unmasking TPP FTA

Tuesday, 16 November 2010, 1:52 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is no ordinary free trade deal. Billed as an agreement fit for the twenty- first century, no one is sure what that means. For its champions in New Zealand a free trade agreement with the US is a magic bullet – opening closed ... More >>

 

 

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