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A great book competition!

 Liam Butler interviews Andrew Fleming author of Change the Channel    Available from PaperPlus stores and www.speakerandrewfleming.com RRP$30.00       Question one: How can older people who feel that they are experiencing a reduction in their abilities overcome self-doubt?   Andrew Fleming:  Overcoming self-doubt as a result of reduction in ability …

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Book review by Esther

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League Jonathan Odell Published by: Bantam RRP $36.99    This book gives you confidence when you pick it up – for two reasons – there’s one of those “Love it, or return it” stickers on the front, and a promo stating that “If you …

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Mother’s Day Prize Pack Product Review

Today we have a review of another product up for grabs in our Mother’s Day prize pack thanks to The Body Shop! Here is the Vitamin E Intense Moisturise Cream (RRP$34.25). This is a luxurious, silky moisturiser formulated especially for very dry skin. It locks in moisture to provide long-lasting …

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That Sugar Book by Damon Gameau

That Sugar Book by Damon Gameau  MacMillan Publishers New Zealand Ltd $39.99 This book champions the communities, schools and families that have prospered from changing their environment to make healthy eating the norm… https://youtu.be/6uaWekLrilY When actor and filmmaker Damon Gameau met a girl he was keen to impress he decided …

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Interview with Dr Ian McGibbion, ONZM author of GALLIPOLI : A Guide to New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials

Liam Butler interviews Dr Ian McGibbion, ONZM author of GALLIPOLI : A Guide to New Zealand Battlefields and Memorials RRP$25.00 Penguin Books New Zealand  12th Nelson Company advance on Daisy Patch a New Zealand Infantryman describes the attack…  “We pushed forward into the firing line about 4 a.m. [on 8 …

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Interview and review of Fionna Hill’s latest book!

How to Grow Edibles in Containers by Fionna Hil Bateman, RRP $29.99. www.fionnahill.com From the author of the internationally successful How to Grow Microgreens, this companion volume is a practical guide to growing edible plants in limited spaces. Fionna grows a huge range of plants on her apartment balcony and writes …

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Win this Gorgeous book in our Eldernet Draw!

A NOVEL OF LOVE, GRIEF AND ANTIPASTI. RRP $34.99  Macmillan Publishers. Francesca ‘Frankie’ Caputo has it all figured out. She’s finally going to marry the man she loves and then they will live happily ever after. But when a freak accident cuts her fiancé Alex’s life tragically short, all of …

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Interview with Matt Turner

Rail: 150 Years of Rail in New Zealand is a rich, loving and lavish record of how New Zealanders have interacted with trains and railways since first European settlement to more recent times. Hardback – 240 pages RRP $80 www.penguin.co.nz   Question One: Matt, what role do you think Auckland’s new Amclass Electric …

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Liam Butler interviews Niels Meyer-Westfield author of Land of Birds an illustrated tribute to the birds of New-Zealand.

www.craigpotton.co.nz/store/land-of-birds $49.99 For 80 million years, since New Zealand split from the gondwana supercontinent, birds evolved without mammalian competition into a unique ecosystem. Until human arrival New Zealand was the only such place in the world. It was the land of birds.   Question One You explain that Christchurch had a …

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