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Recent books published by Telling Stories groups 2011–2015

Congratulations to those who have published works since attending the Telling Stories workshops.
 

 
Whizzing-front-cover David Barber’s Whizzing All Over the Place, was published by Steele Roberts in 2015.

David Barber is one of New Zealand’s most travelled journalists, reported from more than 50 countries during five decades as a foreign correspondent.

 

 

 

 

 

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Crossing the Floor: The Story of Tariana Turia,  Huia, 2015

Helen Leahy’s biography of Tariana Turia sees family members, iwi leaders, social justice advocates and politicians share their experiences of this remarkable woman.

 

 

 

 

 
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Mount Bruce Community Hall, Wairarapa 1914-2014, A Celebration of 100 Years of Community Spirit, Mt Bruce Hall Centennial Committee, 2014

Marlene Ditchfield published a book about the hall and the community as part of the Centennial celebrations. mountbrucehall.blogspot.comJudi Altinkaya and Val Mills who have published memoirs in 2013. They were members of the 2012 Telling Stories group.

 

FamilySuccessRaised_Cover Judi’s book, A Family Successfully Raised traces the story of her pioneering forebears in Taranaki.From the Taranaki Daily News

 

 

West-End-the-Best-End-by-Val-Mills Val’s West End the Best End, School memories of the 1950s describes in loving detail the story of a Palmerston North school where she was both student and, later, a teacher.

From the Tribune’s newspaper story.

 Gary Punler – Principal West End School, Val Mills – author, Barry Slade, Val’s 1958 teacher.

Gary Punler – Principal West End School, Val Mills – author, Barry Slade, Val’s 1958 teacher.