Government & Politics In Aotearoa & New Zealand | 22 July

Where: Vic Books Pipitea

When: Thursday 22 July

Time: 5.30pm - 7pm

Join us for an evening celebratory launch of Government & Politics in Aotearoa & New Zealand 7th edition, with contributing author Dr Claire Timperley, lecturer in Political Science here at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington.

Copies will be available for sale and there will be a chance to get signed copies. All welcome.



About the book:

Government and Politics in Aotearoa and New Zealand (Seventh edition) is the principal guide to the political context, institutions and processes of government in New Zealand. It provides students with a clear and comprehensive introduction to the history, theory and knowledge required to understand the New Zealand political system. The seven part structure of this leading textbook is designed to gradually build a cohesive picture of New Zealand politics and end of chapter learning features help readers engage with key concepts.

Now in its seventh edition,New Zealand Government and Politics has been thoroughly updated with discussion and analysis of the 2020 general election campaign and results and includes new perspectives from a range of expert contributors.

About the authors: 

Janine Hayward, Professor, Otago University, Lara Greaves, Teacher, Auckland University, and Claire Timperley, Teacher, Victoria University of Wellington

Janine Hayward is Professor of Politics at the University of Otago. She teaches New Zealand politics (also environmental and Treaty of Waitangi politics), and researches issues on constitutional and electoral reform. She regularly advises local councils on electoral systems and representation. She edited the fifth edition of New Zealand Government and Politics (OUP 2015)

Lara Greaves (Ngāpuhi, Pākehā, Tararā) is Lecturer in New Zealand Politics at the University of Auckland. Her research interests span Māori and New Zealand politics, survey methods, sexuality, social psychology, hauora and Māori identity. Lara is Associate Director (Policy Inc) of the Public Policy Institute (University of Auckland), where she works on the New Zealand Election study, and projects on identity and Māori policymaking (funded by the Health Research Council) and the Māori electoral roll (funded by a Royal Society Marsden Fast Start).

Claire Timperley is Lecturer in Political Science and International Relations at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington. A graduate of the University of Virginia and the London School of Economics and Political Science, her teaching and research interests include feminist political theory, gender politics, critical pedagogy and the politics of Aotearoa New Zealand.