The 10,000th graduate of the Otago Medical School was capped in December 2006. Since the 1970s it has in fact been three schools, based in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington. Its graduates include m..
Photographic coverage of this varied and spectacular region. From Dunedin, around the Catlins to Invercargill, then Central Otago, the tourist attractions of Queenstown and finishing with the spectac..
Set amidst the physical and psychological landscapes of New Zealand's southern hills and grasslands, Beneath Pale Water is a social realist and expressionistic novel that follows a triangle of three d..
Brian Turner's name is synonymous with Central Otago - albeit a different Central - one well removed from the tourist centres and vineyards. His Central is at the boundaries; watching the local rugby ..
The Owaka World War One Roll of Honour lists the names of 45 men, but it does not tell the full story or the consequences of the conflict. The toll of young lives was a disaster for such a small commu..
Catlins Bound is a new book by Mike McPhee about his great grandfather's sailing ships which were built in The Catlins and Stewart Island in the 19th Century. The book includes a CD of original music ..
Dunedin Light Seasons is a collection of photographs featuring the beaches and beach culture of Dunedin, New Zealand. This hard cover coffee-table book features the photography of Derek Morrison. The ..
The booklet describes 19 selected walks. Dunedin has much to offer: historic buildings in the central city and University campus, the botanic gardens, bush and hill walks, unique rock formations, coas..
Scots made up nearly 20 per cent of the immigrant population of New Zealand to 1920, yet until the past few years the exact origins of New Zealand's Scots migrants have remained blurred. From Alba to ..
Includes180 stunning photographs of pubs and accommodation houses of Southland and Central Otago from the mid 1800s to present day have been brought together with entertaining and enlightening stories..
Dr Thomas Morland Hocken (1836-1910) arrived in Dunedin in 1862, aged 26. Throughout his busy life as a medical practitioner he amassed books, manuscripts, sketches, maps and photographs of early New ..
Published to celebrate the centenary of its foundation, this book introduces and samples the Hocken Library's principal collections. There are many outstanding items in these collections, including si..
An easy-to-use pocket guide designed to enhance and extend the experience of cyclists and walkers on the Otago Central Rail Trail. Following an introduction to the region's background and natural hist..
The University of Otago has always taken pride in its status as New Zealand's first university. Starting a university in 1869 was a bold move: other regions observed Otago's action with a mixture of s..
Roadway to the Rushes traces Waikouaiti's transition from an 1837 whaling settlement into an agricultural food basket for the Dunedin settlers of 1848. From 1861 Waikouaiti exploded with the glint og..