Tag Archives: Competitions

Liam Butler interviews Robin & Sam Walters authors of Marae: Te Tatu Pounamu A journey around New Zealand’s meeting houses.

Marae – Te Tatau Pounamu: A Journey Around New Zealand’s Meeting Houses $80 RRP Random House NZ This is not just the book of the year.  It is a book generations of New Zealanders will revere as it is a magnificent documentation of – and tribute to – New Zealand’s …

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All Hithchhikers Guide to the Galaxy fans – Win a copy of the ‘Frood” in the Eldernet Book Draw.

The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Random House Books   RRP $37.99 (paperback)     As a wise ape once observed, space is big – vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly so. However, if you look too closely at space, it becomes nothing …

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Far from Home – A good read for those researching their English Ancestors.

Far from Home – The English in New Zealand. Lyndon Fraser and Angela McCarthy. Published by  Otago University Press For almost 200 years, the English have been one of the largest migrant streams to New Zealand (they have been on the move globally since around 1600). Yet relatively little has …

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Win 1 of 3 Robin Gibb Albums – ‘Catherine’s Drive’

www.warnermusic.co.nz has released 50 ST. CATHERINE’S DRIVE, the last solo album by the legendary songwriter, performer and founding Bee Gee, Robin Gibb who died in May 2012. The album has been compiled by his wife Dwina Gibb and son RJ Gibb, and includes most of the tracks originally recorded for …

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Be in to win the new ‘Topp Twins ‘DVD !!! – ‘Topp Country’. Eldernet has 2 of these DVD’s to give away!!!

  In this factual series with heart the Topp Twins seek out the real people behind NZ cooking to bring us tales from the countryside through the universal pleasure of food and love. The Topps’ gift for spontaneity and wit combined with a deep love for the land and its …

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Win this C.D in the Eldernet Draw. Get your flares on and dance!!

 Win a copy of ‘THE WHO HITS 50′, THE NEW COLLECTION OF HITS CELEBRATING THE BANDS 50TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR, OUT OCTOBER 31ST   "This is the beginning of the long goodbye" – Roger Daltrey   There is no more significant a milestone in Rock Music than the 50th Anniversary. Alongside The Beatles and The …

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Win this great book by Dr Jeff Sutherland.

SCRUM A revolutionary approach to building teams, beating deadlines and boosting productivity. By Dr Jeff Sutherland. www.randomhouse.co.nz  $37.99 SCRUM is a project management process that breaks up a big project into several smaller parts to ensure that they are rapidly competed so that the project can be completed in a timely …

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Another book to win with Eldernet…

Stolen Lives Netta  England Published by Netta Christian 1st June 2014 RRP $30 Lighthouse publishing This is a true story of  a sad and cruel childhood for two siblings that  can make you depressed, but glad that hopefully we have come a long way in those few short years regarding …

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Liam Butler interviews David Downs co-author No8 Rewired 202 New Zealand Inventions that Changed the World

No. 8 Re-wired by Jon Bridges and David Downs is a comprehensive, colourful treasury of New Zealand inventions – jam-packed with the stories behind 202 home-grown creations and the crafty people who dreamt them up.   www.penguin.co.nz $45   David Downs strong interest in innovative companies, and his pride in New Zealand, …

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