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  • Democracy in New Zealand
    Raymond Miller

    An up-to-date and concise introduction to New Zealand politics and how it works. May 2015 >>

  • The Glass Rooster
    Janis Freegard

    Searching, remarkable poems – about art, about location, about unusual expeditions, and about love. May 2015 >>

  • The Writer’s Diet
    Helen Sword

    This bestselling handbook will highlight your bad writing habits and sharpen your style – for clearer, crisper sentences and punchier prose. April 2015 >>

  • Whale Years
    Gregory O’Brien

    Wide-ranging poet Gregory O’Brien surveys the lyric heart of an ocean in memorable, musical, moving lines. March 2015 >>

  • Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Māori, and the Question of the Body
    Tony Ballantyne

    Explores the political, cultural and economic entanglements and irrevocable social transformations that resulted from Māori engagements with Protestant missionaries at the most distant edge of the British empire. March 2015 >>

  • Otherwise
    John Dennison

    A moving, meditative and vulnerable manifesto from an assured new voice. February 2015 >>



  • An evening with David Veart Event as iCalendar
    10 December 2014, 6:30pm
    Come to Remuera Library and hear AUP author Dave Veart talk about his new book Hello Girls and Boys! A New Zealand Toy Story
  • Tell You What: free public event (Book launches) Event as iCalendar
    17 November 2014, 6 - 8pm
    Auckland University Press, Jolisa Gracewood and Susanna Andrew warmly invite you to celebrate the launch of Tell You What: Great New Zealand Nonfiction 2015, a collection of the best essays by New Zealand writers.
  • Hello Girls and Boys! Antiques Roadshow of Toys Event as iCalendar
    16 November 2014, 2 - 4pm
    David Veart has just released his latest book Hello Girls & Boys!, telling the delightful story of New Zealanders and their toys. He will talk about his new book during an open afternoon at the Michael King Writers’ Centre, followed by the Antiques and Collectables Roadshow of Toys. Bring along your favourite antique and collectable toys. Have them assessed by an expert!