Running the Country. Updated Edition
A look inside New Zealand's government
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||265 x 210|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Subject Classification||Politics & government|
From the Bill of Rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to the local council - and everything in between - Maria Gill explains our system of government. You will discover facts about laws, our currency, voting at the elections and the role of the media.
There are fascinating profiles of New Zealand leaders illustrated by cartoonist Malcolm Evans, along with photographs, amazing statistics and useful 'google this' Internet links to find out more.
Maria Gill is an award-winning writer of non-fiction and educational books for children. A former primary school teacher, she has written dozens of books and regularly visits schools around New Zealand to give talks. She also conducts writing workshops and addresses educational conferences.