Plans for the Newtoun community's Waitangi Day celebrations are well under way: Monty and Pete `The Deadly Icedagger' plan a wrestling demo. Dreadflock needs to upskill her braiding technique. Constab..
Aroha knows that nature is there for you and for me. Spending time out in nature makes her feel all kinds of wonderful emotions. Throughout Aroha Knows, Aroha and her friends experience our amazing wo..
It's the holidays, and Awatea is staying with his grandparents at the beach. He's got lots of time and freedom to explore, visit the tree house and have adventures with Carrot, the talking parrot. Awa..
It's the holidays, and Awatea is staying with his grandparents at the beach. He's got lots of time and freedom to explore, visit the tree hut and have adventures with Carrot, the talking parrot. Awate..
On a beach clean-up, thirteen-year-old one-legged Charlie and his half-brother, Robbie, find a ponaturi - a mermaid - washed up on a beach. An ancient grudge between the Maori gods Tane and Tangaroa h..
Matt Logan isn't looking forward to spending the school holidays with his grandmother and her new husband. He has to fly to Rotorua, where he doesn't know anybody, and he's a bit wary of his new step-..
Junior mystery/adventure fiction from talented children's writer weaves in NZ history with contemporary themes: A kid dealing with the boredom of school holidays, discovers outdoor adventure, mystery ..
William and Melissa have been roped into helping their weird grandparents fix up their holiday home in the country. How will they cope with no electricity, no cellphone reception, and only each other ..
The year is 1884. The place is Lyttelton, a small and bustling harbour town. Elsie is waiting for the fish to bite. She has her reasons for coming down to the waterfront so often, the main one being t..
'We should have a new sign,' said Lizard.'Exactly what I was thinking!' cried Snake.'A huge sign at the entrance of our burrow!Snake and Lizard, Helper and Helper.Big help one egg. Little help one bee..
Flying Furballs, a hilarious action-packed adventure series, captures the romance and excitement of the era at the dawn of aviation - set in a world of cats verses dogs. Put simply, Flying Furballs is..
Mr Richard Henry was employed as Chief Conservator based in Dusky Sound, on New Zealand's lower west coast. Henry and Burt are assigned to catch kakapo and kiwi living on the mainland of New Zealand b..
Set in a time after the great global Environment Revolution of 2072, readers enter a high-tech world of eco criminals, artificial islands, global warming, rising seas and patrolling coastal rangers. L..
When Whetu's mother takes a job at a magician's house and farm, Whetu becomes the animal keeper, looking after some unusual animals and the magician's stage assistant - a troublesome white rabbit call..
A magical, spine-tingling novel about a girl who wants to escape her memories and a troll who is desperately trying to remember his, from the award-winning author of Conrad Cooper's Last Stand and The..
The first adventure in this fresh and fun new pony-club series for all girls who love horses. Issie LOVES horses and is a member of the Chevalier Point Pony Club, where she looks after her pony, Mysti..
Twelve-year-old Niko lives in Pohe Bay, a small, rural town with a sacred hot spring – and a taniwha named Taukere. The government wants to build a prison over the home of the taniwha, and Niko’s gran..
"Being in quarantine sounds like being in prison," I said, shivering. Lily nodded. "A bit like that. Except that the prison is your own home." It might sound familiar in 2021, but this is New Zealand ..
Lucy and Lily's Granddad is missing and they're desperate to find him. But first they must survive a great and unusual adventure filled with brutes in nail-polish, a strange bookshop, a children-eatin..
Twelve-year-old Cassi Whelan and her dad have just moved into a repaired house on the edge of Christchurchs Red Zone. Although Cassi was only four when earthquakes decimated Christchurch, her memories..
Schools rugby star Eoin Madden has never been busier - he's captain of the Junior Cup team, he's training with Leinster and hoping to be chosen for the Ireland team for the first-ever Under 16 World C..
An action-packed adventure story about a young honey bee called Ziggy, who feels as though he is an outsider in his own hive. Sent by the Queen on a mission to discover how other bees live, Ziggy begi..