In the aftermath of the Christchurch terrorist attacks of 15 March 2019, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared: 'We are all New Zealanders.' These words resonated, an instant meme that asserted our n..
Ngapuhi is the largest iwi in New Zealand and has occupied the northern North Island, from Tamaki in the south to Te Rerenga Wairua in the north, from the time of their arrival from Hawaiki. Ko Tautor..
Find out how Kuwi the Kiwi looks after her newly laid egg. She knits a scarf, sings a waiata and takes it out to play but Egg doesn't seem too impressed. When the egg begins to crack Kuwi thinks she h..
Articulate and intelligent, Eve Poole had a passion for the theatre and the arts. A desire to protect one of Invercargill's cultural icons led her into politics and she was elected as the city's first..
Oh Christ, a bloody 1/2 witted student, for purposes of an essay, has just come in to ask me what I and Baxter write verse for, and if we mean what we say, or is there something deeper; could we write..
Max Quinn's filmmaking career has taken him to the ends of the earth; from his native New Zealand to Alaska; Antarctica to the Arctic. A Life of Extremes is a personal account of his travel and work i..
Identifying native trees and other common plants of New Zealand's native forest can be fun for all the family with this new pictorial guide. Match leaves, flowers, seeds, berries and bark against beau..
The dependence of Te Whanau-a-Apanui ancestors on the environment led them to closely study the changes and cycles in nature so they could ensure their survival in their tribal area. Knowledge of aspe..
Always an acute observer of people and the environment,in this new book Rosie Belton once again uses her diarist style to capture with intimacy the events as they happened around her,in this case the ..
Llew Summers (1947-2019) was a rarity in the art world - a figurative artist in a scene dominated by abstract practices. 'Llew Summers: Body and Soul' depicts the work and life of one of New Zealand's..
Lonely Planet's South Pacific Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful South Pacific phrases and vocabulary for all your travel ..
The Ngai Tahu settlement, like all other Treaty of Waitangi settlements in Aotearoa New Zealand, was more a product of political compromise and expediency than measured justice. The Ngai Tahu claim, T..
Since the first screening of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2001, New Zealand has become the embodiment of Middle-earth to millions of moviegoers and Tolkien readers the world ov..
This special book-format issue of Birds New Zealands journal Notornis is devoted to the birds of the Auckland Islands Maukahuka/Motu Maha, the largest and biologically most diverse island group in the..
What was it like to fall in love in Hitler's Germany? As the war tore them apart, how did young couples keep love vibrant, care for their children, and relate to the war? The earthy letters of Ernst a..
Maori clinicians and researchers explore the relationship between Maori culture and Maori mental health. The six contributing authors in the collection are Simon Bennett, Mason Durie, Hinemoa Elder, T..
Making a New Land presents an interdisciplinary perspective on one of the most rapid and extensive transformations in human history: that which followed Maori and then European colonisation of New Zea..