A group of enthusiasts began researching the history of Taringamutu Totara Sawmills Ltd in the early 1970s. They collected many stories and photos from people who had worked the bush and mills on the ..
Change your job to change your life You no longer need to work nine-to-five in a big company to pay the mortgage, send your kids to school and afford that yearly holiday. You can quit the rat race and..
In a fading town, far from anyone he knew or trusted, a young Lemony Snicket began his apprenticeship in an organization nobody knows about. He started by asking questions that shouldn't have been on ..
With the same lively, creative illustrations as the original book, the Samoan version retains the simplicity and imagination of Maurice Sendak's story, capturing Max's feisty character, the magic of t..
In 'S Day' and Afterwards a fictional stroke victim shares her thoughts and feelings about language in general, her specific speech and language difficulties and the influence her condition has on her..
Based on the concept of an advent calendar, this unique book will keep children busy and excited about bedtime reading for a whole month before Christmas. Thirty separate stories are hidden between th..
Three doctors explore and explain the least recommended techniques lurking in the darkest corners of medicine through the ages. Entertaining and informative, (and sometimes just plain gross), 1 Out of..
NZ birds galore in this new counting book!
Young children will love spotting familiar birds in this fun text from Dave Gunson. From `One noisy seagull, asking to be fed' to `Thirteen sleepy moreporks..
Whether you're planning a solo road trip, a weekend getaway, or a vacation with the kids, this book offers an abundance of captivating destinations. It features current descriptions and contact info f..
The sock-blasting, jaw-dropping, side-swiping phenomenon that is QI serves up a sparkling new selection of 1,342 facts to leave you flabbergasted. Trees sleep at night. Google searches for 'How to put..
1-2-3 Magic has helped millions of parents, teachers, and caregivers all over the world establish an effective, appropriate discipline system that helps children listen better and motivate themselves ..
As the brains behind The Little Veggie Patch Co., Fab and Mat have taken the mystery out of - and put the fun back into - growing fruit and vegetables. 1-Minute Gardener features 70 fast, illustrated ..
Occasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the ..
Crochet up to 30 creative, fun bags, starting from just 10 granny squares! The granny square is the crocheter's foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility, ..
Sing along with iconic entertainer Pio Terei counting down from ten kooky kiwi to one! Colourful kiwi characters act out this funny kids' version of the popular singalong Ten Green Bottles, including ..
This brand new series from Frances Lincoln Children's Books gives children 10 reasons why each animal is amazing, and five ways they can show they love it! Turtles go on incredible journeys, have beau..
This brand new series from Frances Lincoln Children's Books, part of our Natural History Museum programme, gives children 10 reasons why each animal is amazing, and five ways they can show they love i..
The Ten Secrets of Entrepreneurs is a compelling guide to the ten key differences between successful or extraordinary entrepreneurs and unsuccessful or ordinary employees and the way they think and be..
A POWERFUL NEW BOOK FROM STEVE BIDDULPH Steve Biddulph writes: '10 Things Girls Need Most is a revolution. For 40 years I've worked with parents in groups - and it is so much fun and so moving that I..
Start something new, develop your career and diversify your skills - without giving up your day job. You want to launch a business, try something new and make yourself more employable, but you don't w..
Start something new, develop your career and diversify your skills - without giving up your day job You want to launch a business, try something new and make yourself more employable, but you don't w..
There's more to being human than you think: in this groundbreaking book Alanna Collen explores the extraordinary world of the powerful microbes that make up 90% of the human body. You are just 10% hum..
What should you do if a bird flies into your house? How do you write the perfect CV? How could you get a flight upgrade? How can you revamp a tired room? From pastry making to public speaking, declutt..
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..
These are the best bikes to be found anywhere right now, giving every kind of cyclist an overview of what is out there. Whether a BMXtreme or mountain bike enthusiast, a keen tourer or racer, a city c..
Thousands of business books are published every year Here are the best of the best After years of reading, evaluating, and selling business books, Jack Covert and Todd Sattersten are among the most re..
From trees to ground covers, ferns to hebes, an expert guide to the top 100 New Zealand native plants for gardens. Since its first publication, this book has been an indispensable guide for gardeners ..
Building the future: An indispensable overview of cutting-edge architecture In ideal terms, the architect exists to create what is a functional building and a work of art at the same time. The reality..
Keeping up with the fast-paced world of architecture, this is the indispensable compendium of the most cutting-edge architects around. This two-volume compilation brings together highlights from TASCH..
The charm of concrete architecture today. Who has not heard of concrete? It is that ugly stuff they make highway bridges and crumbling walls out of, right? Well, yes, and no. Concrete is actually a na..
Domestic bliss: Innovative, intimate architecture from China to ChileDesigning private residences has its own very special challenges and nuances for the architect. The scale may be more modest than p..
Timberland: The wooden structures of the 21st century Not so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and s..
In today's increasingly dangerous world, threats to your personal safety are everywhere. From acts of terror to mass shootings, and from the unseen (and sometimes virtual) matrix of everyday crime, da..
What can maths tell us about art and design? Professor John D. Barrow has all the answers. In 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Maths and the Arts, he shows us that mathematic..
Everything is coming up roses with this delightful collection of flowers to knit and crochet. Use them to embellish clothing and accessories, or to make a beautiful bouquet as an unusual display piece..