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..
Tramping is a journey into mountainous country, across passes, along ridges, beside rivers or through forests. It is a journey also, perhaps, to discovering more about the native plants and animals ex..
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 ..
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..
With chapters by leading scholars of criminology from across the country, The Aotearoa Handbook of Criminology represents a state-of-the-art account of crime and criminal justice in Aotearoa New Zeala..
Behind the scenes with the experts on famous paintings. The seal of the Prince of Yugoslavia, the icon that protected persecuted Russians, Monets repurposed canvas, the excised first wife, the stolen ..
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..
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..
'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..
Come Back to Mona Vale is a beautifully written, compelling narrative/memoir that sets about unravelling the mysteries and anomalies behind the public history of a wealthy Christchurch business family..
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..
We will all die. Yet we don't talk about death and dying very much. Currently, and for the most part, a small group of people manage death for us behind closed doors. We are increasingly unlikely to k..
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..
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..
As Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations from 2008 to 2017, Christopher Finlayson completed an unprecedented number of settlements with iwi. In 2012 alone, Parliament passed more Treaty legisla..
Many know New Zealand's High Country for its beautiful scenery, yet few have experienced the day-to-day life of the men, women and children who live in these remote regions. Nature photographer Antoni..
These gracious homes - dotted across the sun-drenched uplands of Hawke's Bay - rose unashamedly from the golden fleeces on the sheep's backs, to become monuments to our settler heritage. Set in spacio..
Whether you have a small urban section or a rambling, shady backyard, Homegrown Happiness will help you create the perfect garden to suit your needs. An advocate of the low-maintenance no-dig gardenin..
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..
Following on from Michael's hugely successful How to Catch Fish and Where, this book tells you how to catch the biggest of all your favourite fish, including snapper and hapuka, as well as big game fi..
Learn how to breathe well for reduction in stress and anxiety, better sleep, clearer thinking and improved performance in sports and at work, written by an experienced clinical expert in breathing fun..
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 ..
The story of invasive species in New Zealand is unlike any other in the world. By the mid-thirteenth century, the main islands of the country were the last large landmasses on Earth to remain uninhabi..
Matakana village lies at the heart of one of New Zealand's loveliest regions, where rolling hills and small valleys are fringed by glorious beaches and gentle estuaries. Sheltered, warm and fertile, i..
Ever wondered what Kiwis get up to in their garages? Kiwi Garages celebrates the can-do culture, lifting the doors of over 30 self-styled Kiwi garages from tinkerers and collectors to top-of-the-range..
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..