Title:Speeches That Shaped New Zealand 1814-1956
The story of 48 speeches that shaped the New Zealand of today. Appeals to students and those with an interest in New Zealand history, as key moments in our past are re-told through the words of those who led change. This collection represents three years' research by historian and former Cabinet minister Hugh Templeton, veteran political writer Ian Templeton and award-winning journalist Josh Easby. Read the speeches that took New Zealand to war, established our nationhood, and led to peace and social and political change. The authors have uncovered these inspirational and pivotal speeches, many of which have not been published in book form before, bringing them together in one extensive and highly-readable volume.