"In Anzac Nations: The legacy of Gallipoli in New Zealand and Australia, 19652015, author Rowan Light examines the myth-making around Anzac and how commemoration has evolved. Anzac Nations examines th..
In Crossing the Lines, Brent Coutts brings to light the previously untold history of New Zealand homosexual soldiers in World War II, drawing on the experiences of ordinary men who lived through extra..
This is the largely unknown story of another Anzac force, which fought not at Gallipoli, but in Greece, during World War II. Desperately outnumbered and fighting in deeply inhospitable conditions, th..
A personal account of WWI from the diaries of a Gisborne farm boy, shaped into a gripping narrative by the diarist's grandson 100 years later. Follow Alick as he moves from his last night on the farm ..
Here is a full inventory of traditional Maori weapons with all the available written information about traditional weapons collected into one concise volume. The book provides complete cultural and te..
Charles Upham was the most highly decorated soldier in the Commonwealth forces of WWII, and could arguably be called the bravest soldier of the war. An unassuming stock worker/ valuer at the beginning..
'Welcome to our story, this history. Wherever in the world the bones of your ancestors lie, wherever their ashes may have been dispersed, here you will find traces of them, and of yourself....It is, o..
'We are only a small and young nation, but we are one and all a band of brothers and we march forward with a union of hearts and wills to a common destiny.' - Michael Joseph Savage, Prime Minister of ..
For New Zealanders, the First World War was not just a grueling conflict but also the nation's biggest health challenge. Military personnel had to deal with horrific injuries caused by high velocity b..