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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Tikipunga Book Club meetings.
Updated: 12/04/2017 1:23 p.m.

April 2017

Topic: a coffee table book

  • Journeys and Journals: five centuries of travel writing by Farid Abdelouahab
  • National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers
  • The Blue Privilege: the last tattooed Maori women: te kuia moko by Harry Sangl
  • Quake Cats: heart-warming stories of Christchurch cats by Craig Bullock
  • The Elegance of the Cat: an illustrated history by Tamsin Pickeral
  • Gardening with Old Roses: a New Zealand guide by Alan Sinclair
  • Marae: te tatau pounamu by Robin Muru and Sam Walters
  • Beyond the State: New Zealand state houses from modest to modern by Bill McKay and Andrea Stevens
  • New Zealand Historical Atlas
  • The Thames: a photographic journey from source to sea by Derek Pratt
  • Botany for the Artist by Sarah Simblet
  • True Tales of Kamo compiled by Jane Painter
  • A Year in Art: a painting a day 

March 2017

Topic: a book by Witi Ihimaera

  • Tangi
  • Whanau
  • Band of Angels
  • The Trowenna Sea
  • The Parihaka Woman
  • Maori Boy
  • The Whale Rider 

February 2017

Topic: a favourite book from home

  • The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • The Man Who Painted Roses by Antonia Ridge
  • Poetry: a critical and historical introduction by Irving Ribner
  • The Man Who Cried by Catherine Cookson
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Precious Time by Erica James
  • Daughter of Catalonia by Jane MacKenzie
  • How Many Planes to Get Me? by Jonquil Graham
  • Amiria: the life story of a Maori woman by Anne Salmond
  • The Education of Little Tree by Forrest Carter



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