Quotable New Zealand Quotes

Quotable New Zealand Quotes

Kiwi Wit & Wisdom for All Occasions

Book - 2012
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"Helen Brown, James Belich, Joe Bennett, Steve Braunias, Dan Carter, Helen Clark, Joy Cowley, Max Cryer, Karl du Fresne, Marc Ellis, Dai Henwood, Sam Hunt, Kevin Ireland, Lloyd Jones, Sir Bob Jones, Hamish Keith, John Key, Dame Fiona Kidman, Chris Laidlaw, Nigel Latta, Michael Laws, Sarah-Kate Lynch, Richie McCaw, Bill Manhire, Peta Mathias, Paula Morris, Sam Neill, Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Hekia Parata, Bill Ralston, Sir Anand Satyanand, Tom Scott, CK Stead, Philip Temple, Brian Turner, Hone Tuwhare, Ian Wedde, Peter Wells, and Spiro Zavos ...are just a selection of the noted and notorious whose words feature in this hand-picked and up-to-date smorgasbord of New Zealand quotations. Compiler Jim Weir has a magpie's eye for the bon mot, whether from a celebrated humorist ('Every party you have ever attended: dull people talking about the weather and thinking about sex' - Joe Bennett) or a post-quake Christchurch resident ('I now have a nervous pee every hour' - Trevor Evans). Wry, wrenching, inspiring, scurrilous, scatological, laugh-out-loud funny: Quotable New Zealand Quotes is compulsively readable and a treat throughout." --Publishers description.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland, 2012.
ISBN: 9781869663858
Branch Call Number: 808.88 QUO
Characteristics: 190 p. ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Weir, Jim 1922-2012.


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