Simon Morton is a Wellington-based broadcaster and presenter best known for his TV ONE show 'Why We Buy' and his Radio New Zealand National series 'This Way Up'. Riria Hotere (Ngati Maniapoto and Te A..
A CENTURY OF AUCKLANDERS HELPING AUCKLANDERS. This lively history by well-known historian Peter Lineham features over 100 photographs and takes readers inside a remarkable organisation working at the ..
Together, Corey and Ajax travel through the steep high country throughout the South Island searching out kea nests. Their part in the kea conservation effort is essential and both Ajax and Corey can r..
An in-depth study of the effects of alcohol on users, the community, the nation of New Zealand, and globally - everything you need to know about alcohol. This compendium of verified data on alcohol ex..
In this new book, celebrated artist Ruby Jones shares dozens of luminous, heartfelt, hand-lettered artworks and messages. Life can be a bit overwhelming sometimes, but Ruby's witty, compassionate, bea..
New Zealand's top police crisis negotiator reveals the everyday drama of being a cop: the lives saved, the lives lost, and the extreme pressure to perform in tough and confronting circumstances. Lance..
The collapse of South Canterbury Finance (SCF) is one of the biggest New Zealand stories of the last decade. The sweep of events, from Timaru to the Beehive, include some of the most revealing moments..
Many New Zealand families were affected by the 1918 influenza pandemic. In the space of about six weeks, over 6400 Pakeha died and an estimated 2500 Maori. That equals nearly half the total of New Zea..
New Zealand has a huge range of backcountry huts, most of which are available for public use. Some can sleep 80 people, while others are tiny two-bunk affairs with not even room to stand up in. They a..
The devastating earthquake that hit Christchurch in 2011 did more than rupture the surface of the city, argues historian Katie Pickles. It created a definitive endpoint to a history shaped by omission..
'Most of the time I have no idea what to do with them or what to say in response to them.'Award-winning New Zealand poet Glenn Colquhoun is also a doctor who works with struggling young people at the ..
Morgan Godfery is one of New Zealand's most energising young thinkers. Precociously talented, in just a few short years he has become a leading voice in the country's social and political life. Starti..
Can a sugar tax improve public health? Even if it can, is it the right thing to do? One of New Zealand's foremost health scientists, Mike Berridge, teams up with tax expert Lisa Marriott to explore th..
Orthodox is obsolete; conventional is kaput. We thought we knew how we make economics, politics, technology and nature work for us. But increasingly, they are failing to run by the rules and systems w..
In "Cohousing for Life", architect Robin Allison describes her journey from lonely mother of two in the suburbs to determined driver of the development of New Zealand's first cohousing community. It i..
In 1918, from deep within the West Coast bush, a miner on the run from the military wrote a letter to his sweetheart. Two months later he was in jail. Like millions of others, his letter had been stea..
A BOOK FOR ALL NEW ZEALANDERS WHO FEEL CONNECTED TO THE SEA. This year New Zealands National Maritime Museum will be in the thick of the action when the Americas Cup defence comes to Auckland. This be..
Equity and Governance picks up from where Greg Newbold's previous book, Quest for Equity, left off, and covers the Association of Blind Citizens' history since 1995. After briefly reviewing the Associ..
Bounded by the wild waves of the Pacific on the east, and the more sheltered harbour on the west, the Otago Peninsula is a remarkable landscape. Today a habitat for a diverse array of wildlife includi..
First published in 1985 and fully revised and updated in 2003 this book was the first field guide written for the general public and beginners in geology in New Zealand, and has become the standard wo..
The New Zealand Wars were defining events in the nations history. Filming the Colonial Past, an engaging new book from Annabel Cooper, tells a story of filmmakers fascination with these conflicts over..
Based on Ghazaleh Golbakhsh's experience as an Iranian immigrant growing up in New Zealand, these essays range from a childhood in war-torn Iran, including the trauma of a night spent in prison as a s..
Railways played a pivotal part in the development of New Zealand's economy, towns and cities, and helped shape a distinctive culture. This is a comprehensive account of our railways story, from the ea..
Geoff Spearpoint is a legend among New Zealand's tramping and mountaineering community. For over 50 years he has been undertaking many long, adventurous trips in the Southern Alps every year, decade a..
Particles are often a source of difficulty to Maori language learners, but using these correctly is essential in order to create a Maori spirit and flavour within the sentence, so that it sounds sweet..
A stunning tribute to the grand homes built by New Zealand's pioneering pastoralists, Homesteads shares a remarkable legacy of this country's rural heritage. These houses are among some of the country..
Based on Les Hill's 63 years of fly fishing in New Zealand, HOOKED FOR LIFE is packed with interesting, amusing and informative anecdotes. Lavishly illustrated with over 130 superb large-format colour..
If huts could talk they could tell the whole history of the back country. Of Scottish shepherds who arrived in the high country with the fresh, vivid memories of the Highland Clearances. Of the flush ..
In the aftermath of the Christchurch terrorist attacks of 15 March 2019, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared: 'We are all New Zealanders.' These words resonated, an instant meme that asserted our n..
Remote Muzzle Station in southern Marlborough has captured the hearts and minds of generations, including Fiona Redfern and her parents before her. Fiona grew up and thrived in the splendid isolation,..
Ludwig Haas (1875-1930) was a Jewish German patriot, decorated war veteran, founding father of the parliamentary democracy of the Weimar Republic, Reichstag member, and leader of the left-liberal Germ..
A useful book of time-tested Maori herbal therapies. By quoting the words of many skilled practitioners of the art of herbal medicine, and by describing some of the spiritual practices and karakia ass..