In a remote forest location near the family farm in New Zealand's West Coast region, James McLean discovers a population of critically endangered Kakapo, the world's only flightless parrot. Attracting..
Gretchen Albrecht CNZM is one of New Zealand's most influential painters. Over the course of her long career, her work has continued to surprise and delight and her paintings feature in many important..
Beautifully illustrated, GROW FRUIT AND VEGETABLES IN POTS provides clear, practical information on growing fruit and vegetables in containers, whether that be a window box or a terracotta pot on a ba..
Sometimes people, places, native plants and animals, cultural knowledge and memories have no one to speak for them, protect them, treasure them. Yet they often define what it is to be a New Zealander...
Haare Williams grew up with his Tuhoe grandparents on the shores of Ohiwa Harbour in a te reo world of Tane and Tangaroa, Te Kooti and the old testament, of Nani Wai and curried cockle stew - a world ..
The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is a trusted, invaluable reference for lovers of New Zealand birds. Comprehensive and easy to use, this new edition features: *374 species, including 35 new ..
Often described as the most intact native ecosystem in the country, Hauturu holds a special place in the minds of all New Zealanders interested in preserving our country's unique natural heritage. Wri..
Particles are often a source of difficulty to Maori language learners, but using these correctly is essential in order to create a Maori spirit and flavour within the sentence, so that it sounds sweet..
Sir Timoti Karetu and Dr Wharehuia Milroy are widely recognised as two of New Zealand's leading teachers and scholars of Maori language and culture. They both taught at The University of Waikato from ..
He Whakamarama is a full course in everyday Maori language. Aimed at students of all ages and backgrounds, it features a concise but comprehensive approach in one volume. Straightforward explanations ..
During a routine 12-week scan, Emma Gilkison thinks it looks as though her unborn baby has a marble rolling on his chest. In fact, it is his heart growing outside his body - an extremely rare and fata..
The future of New Zealand's rural communities is often in the news. Empty shops, depopulation and lack of jobs are offered as signs that many towns are dying. However, the strength of social ties and ..
Heke Tangata can broadly be translated as `migration of the people', and in this book economist Brian Easton tracks the major relocations Maori have made into the cities and market economy since 1945...
This biography of Heke-nuku-mai-nga-iwi Busby brings together the varied life experiences that have made Hec Busby the master waka builder, waka expert, celestial navigator and highly regarded Te Rara..
In 2013, Jackie Clark launched The Aunties, a grassroots charity helping women to rebuild their lives after a period of trauma. She quit her job, turning her back on her comfortable life, to focus on ..
The 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign is shaping up to be the most intriguing World Cup campaign ever for the All Blacks, because they're going for their third title in a row. It will cap a decade of domi..
Hideaways is a celebration of quintessential New Zealand holiday escapes- mountain huts, coastal baches, riverside cribs, converted silos, hunting shacks, and more. Breathtaking photography and evocat..
Lake Tekapo, with it's dazzling blue glacial water and backdrop of the Southern Alps, is one of the major drawcards of the South Island's Mackenzie Country. While most people's experience of Tekapo is..
Written by Nigel Watson of the Antarctic Heritage Trust, and illustrated with Jane Ussher's stunning photographs, historic images and never-before-seen ephemera, this is the first book to fully docume..
A glorious new edition of Colin Wheeler's seminal books on the historic sheep stations of New Zealand Between 1967 and 1972, Colin Wheeler visited 60 of New Zealand's historic sheep stations across t..
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 ..
First published in 1987, this remains one of the most accurate and informative full-length histories of the Hokianga. As one of the areas first to be populated over 600 years before the arrival of Eur..
The Great War is now typically regarded as senseless and futile, but most New Zealanders at the time considered it to be a war to preserve security and freedoms, to punish an aggressive enemy and to w..
This is a collection of twelve academic essays that consider understandings of home and the impact of dominant societies on indigenous societies and their homes. The book covers home and language pres..
As prize-winning journalist Steve Braunias stands on an apartment balcony on a sultry summer evening, a black-backed gull flies so close he is instantaneously bowled over with happiness: 'I thought: B..
Stand-up comedian Michele A'Court rekindles the passion, with a brilliant collection of 'How We Met' stories. How We Met is based on a collection of 'How We Met' stories - those lovely stories couple..
Hudson & Halls: The food of love is more than just a love story, though a love story it certainly is. It is a tale of two television chefs who helped change the bedrock bad attitudes of a nation in th..
This comprehensive history of Aotearoa New Zealand written entirely from Maori viewpoints using Maori customary structures takes a fresh look at what Maori history is and how it is different from that..