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..
A lively, informative, fully illustrated guide to two iconic Otago rail trips - an ideal memento for overseas and local visitors alike. It contains all the information required to make one of the worl..
This is the updated version of the book published in 1980, with original text and the additional heritage photographs.Part One is the complete original book, presented in enlarged format, with retouch..
'The air temperature was probably -35 degrees Celsius with wind chill. We couldn't stand still for long. Our brains felt taxed and our bodies were running on empty. On the Football Field not far from ..
"Talk about the charge of the Light Brigade. The infantry said we were mad, and by Jove we were! We charged over barbed wire entanglements, over trenches..." The Troopers' Tale tells for the first tim..
Dunedin city and its environs are home to an amazing range of habitats and landscapes, of plants, animals, birds, insects and geological features. From the ocean, with its albatrosses and penguins, to..
A haunting, off-the-beaten-track destination, the little-known Catlins region of New Zealand is as mysterious today as it ever was. In this first in-depth look at the lives of its inhabitants, award-w..
The first half of the booklet contains one-page biographies and a photograph of each of the selected writers, together with some indication of the qualities of their writing and a brief quotation. The..