Plant Heritage New Zealand looks at the unique characteristics of New Zealand's plants, what makes them so special. It delves into the origins and evolution of the plants, how they have inspired songs..
Plants That Kill is not a field guide, clinical care manual, or pharmacology textbook-it is a fascinating and beautifully presented natural history of the world's most poisonous plants, the extraordin..
"When I entered Parliament in 1975, I joined a very small club: although women in New Zealand won the right to vote in 1893, only a tiny handful had been Members of Parliament in the hundred or so yea..
The country's longest-standing scenic book, A Portrait of New Zealand depicts the landscapes of the North and South Islands in over 200 glorious photographs. The book was first published in 1982 in tw..
Features up-to-date text with Maori names, two-colour printing throughout and improved quality of illustrations due to the latest digital scanning techniques. The text has been updated by Brian Gill, ..
Promoting Health in Aotearoa New Zealand is the first comprehensive text on health promotion in New Zealand. Primarily written for students, practitioners and policy makers in the health sector, it wi..
New Zealand's native wildlife is in crisis. It's being slaughtered by pests and we need to intervene more frequently, more comprehensively, and across a broader front than we currently are if we are t..
Queenstown and Central Otago Best Bike Rides includes 18 of the best cycle trails in and around New Zealand's adventure capital. This full-colour book provides all of the maps, elevation charts and tr..
Queer lives give rise to a vast array of objects: the things we fill our houses with, the gifts we share with our friends, the commodities we consume at work and at play, the clothes and accessories w..
Vincent O'Sullivan's compelling, nuanced portrait of the great New Zealand artist Ralph Hotere brings the man and his art to life. It is already in high deman, and we recommend ordering your copy toda..
Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and commonsense of the Maori people. They are of great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in a Maori setting. Several ..
The Raupo Concise Maori Dictionary is an invaluable reference work, providing an essential list of words and their equivalents in Maori and English. First published in 1948, the dictionary has been re..
Contains over 50,000 concise entries divided into Maori-English and English-Maori sections. Includes all the words most commonly used by fluent Maori speakers. Features a vocabulary list with words fo..
The Raupo Essential Maori Dictionary is an invaluable introductory dictionary for students of te reo Maori. It features: clear, easy-to-follow Maori-English and English-Maori sections, with the Maori ..
The decades of the 1950s and 60s continue to exert a powerful fascination, and in New Zealand, these postwar years have been remembered in popular culture as a golden age. But what was life really lik..
The two world wars played an important role in the evolution of plastic and maxillofacial surgery in the first half of the 20th century. This book is about four of the key figures involved. Sir Harold..
When extreme endurance athlete, Lisa Tamati, was confronted with the hardest challenge of her life, she fought with everything she had. Her beloved mother, Isobel, had suffered a huge aneurysm and str..
Illustrated with extraordinary new photography, this is the definitive field guide to all of New Zealand's tuatara, geckos, skinks, frogs, marine turtles and marine snakes. From the ancient tuatara, t..
The daring adventures of a New Zealand search and rescue Pilot. 'Somewhere, up ahead, a person is bleeding, but you have to put that out of your mind. Your job is negotiating with time and space. You..
Michael Willis was ten years old, already keeping rabbits, guinea pigs, frogs, possums and birds in his parents' garden and dreaming of running a zoo of his own. Then came a life-changing present: a c..
Every day I watch my farm burn. Day after day, the sky is a relentless, empty blue. As our land dries up, all my hopes have turned to vapour, lost in that wide, blue yonder. And so begins Doug Avery'..
Casting a long shadow over New Zealand history, Richard John Seddon, Premier from 1893 to his untimely death in 1906, held a clear vision for the country he led. Pushing New Zealand in more egalitaria..
One of the British Empire's most troubling colonial exports in the 19th-century, James Busby is known as the father of the Australian wine industry, the author of New Zealand's Declaration of Independ..
The original and all-time classic of high-country station life in New Zealand Mount Algidus, the author's home, was one of the great high-country sheep stations of Canterbury, New Zealand. It occupie..