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Another great book to win in the Eldernet Book Draw…..

Rachel’s Memories by Rachel Millward, published by Rachel Millwad, printed by The Copy Press $34.50 View here at Copypress This well-constructed book provides a first-hand account of life in places most of us only connect with via the media.  Rachel’s life and passion for Israel makes quite remarkable reading. Rachel …

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Liam Butler interviews Paul Sorrell author of Oamaru: New Zealand’s living Victorian town

In Oamaru: New Zealand’s living Victorian town, 176 pages paperback $50 www.penguin.co.nz  author Paul Sorrell and photographer Graham Warman celebrate the town’s outstanding architectural heritage and meet the fascinating characters who call Oamaru home.   Question One Oamaru – New Zealand’s living Victorian Town – is home to the steampunk movement. …

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Liam Butler interviews Gavin Bishop NZ author of Teddy One-Eye

Scary, funny, heart-warming and magical, this story of love and loss by one of our best-loved writers and illustrators for children is written with great fondness for the delights of childhood. $34.99 www.RandomHouse.co.nz  Question One A special part of Teddy One Eye is its Southland setting.  What do you think …

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Liam Butler interviews Fiona Eadie author of 100 best Native Plants for New Zealand Gardens.

For the past 12 years Fiona Eadie has been head gardener at Larnach Castle, whose gardens are internationally renowned. Her book ‘100 best Native Plants for New Zealand Gardens’ $45 www.randomhouse.co.nz features inspirational and practical advice on 100 species that are easy to grow and maintain, across a range of …

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Confessions of a Quantas Flight Attendant – True Tales and Gossip from the Galley….

Owen Beddall (with Libby Harkness) $37.99 RRP Random House Publishers When this first appeared in the office there is no denying that I nearly climbed over the other staff to get the chance to review this book. I’m not sure if it was the ‘glamour’ of the international flight attendant …

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Another Great Book To Win…..

"Money Secrets 101": Book by Janet Xuccoa www.gra.co.nz/book/money-secrets-101  $30   Janet Xuccoa BCom LLB  is the Trustee Services Director at  Gilligan Rowe + Associates.  She is also an author who is skilled at making financial matters easy to understand.  In "Money Secrets 101" she shows how we can improve our …

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Liam Butler interviews Jill Brewis, co-author of The Grower’s Cookbook.

The Grower’s Cookbook Fresh Produce from the Garden to the Table $30 www.calicopublishing.co.nz/book/the-growers-cookbook by Dennis Greville and Jill Brewis In The Grower’s Cookbook authors Dennis Greville and Jill Brewis combine their gardening and cooking talents to show you how easy it is to grow and cook your own produce. Question …

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Liam Butler interviews Firooz Eftekhar Zadeh author of ‘The Power and the Peril of Oil

The Power and the Peril of Oil is Firooz Zadeh’s passionately written account about how oil has given strength and empowered some countries while it has imperiled others. It documents the history, politics, and players in the quest for dominance of the Middle East and its highly prized resource. Question One …

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