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We want to thank you for your wonderful support during the lockdown and all the weeks following. We are proud of our government for keeping everyone in our country safe and our spirits high. We are proud of all New Zealanders for their determination and courage. Please keep supporting New Zealand businesses like Awa Press. This is how the economic recovery will happen.

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Anne Salmond

Anne Salmond is a Distinguished Professor in Maori Studies and Anthropology at the University of Auckland, and the author of six award-winning books on Maori life and early contacts between Europeans and islanders in Polynesia. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, a Dame Commander of the British Empire, chair of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, and recipient of the Prime Minister‚s Award for Literary Achievement. The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas, won a Montana New Zealand Book Award in 2002, and her latest book is Aphrodite‚s Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti.


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