More than 1000 New Zealanders served in the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force. Several, including Sir Keith Park, later became senior air commanders of the Second Wor..
This edited collection asks how key New Zealand judgments might read if they were written by a feminist judge. Feminist judging is an emerging critical legal approach that works within the confines of..
This attractive, popular field guide to the plants of Stewart Island describes and illustrates more than 800 species, some in colour, and includes conspicuous "lower plants" such as mosses and seaweed..
If the monumental New Zealand's Native Trees has inspired you to venture into the outdoors to look more closely at our unique tree flora, this field guide is the perfect companion to take along. Compa..
The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre - the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds. Comprehensive, reliable and easy to use, this fourth r..
A practical field guide to New Zealand's native edible plants. Over 190 trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are described in detail in this useful and attractive book, with in..
The greatest success stories of the modern environmental movement in New Zealand were the public campaigns to save our native forests, beginning in the 1960s with the battle to stop Lake Manapouri bei..
One hundred thousand New Zealanders sailed to war between 1914 and 1918, and at the end of four years of conflict the country had suffered 60,000 casualties, including 18,000 dead. Dr Chris Pugsley's ..
The New Zealand Wars were defining events in the nations history. Filming the Colonial Past, an engaging new book from Annabel Cooper, tells a story of filmmakers fascination with these conflicts over..
When Frances Hodgkins, our most celebrated artist, first left New Zealand in 1901, location became a key factor in her determination to succeed as an artist. In this engaging book, curator Mary Kisler..
On 22 November 1974, five jewellers opened Aotearoa's first contemporary jewellery gallery in a narrow shop at 6 Lorne Street, in the centre of Auckland. Fingers jewellery cooperative was an answer to..
It was because of Fiordland that Andris Apse became a photographer. Back in the 1960s, when he was 21 years old he first tramped through the Stuart Mountains and 'discovered' Fiordland. Andris was ove..
Over six to seven hundred years, Maori burned about one third of New Zealand's ground cover. In the following 70 years, and at a devastating rate, European settlers burned about another third as they ..
This richly illustrated reference book allows readers to explore, discover, and identify every known species of New Zealand fish. The culmination of decades of collecting and taxonomic research by sci..
Fleur Sullivan is a South Island legend, the culinary maven responsible for not one but two iconic local restaurants - Olivers in Clyde and the eponymous Fleurs Place in Moeraki. Now, at the age of 72..
From the author of Healthy Bastards, the man known as the Flying Doctor' is back, this time with his misadventures, escapades and high jinks from a life of medicine, aviation and hunting. For the firs..
"Are you mad?" friends shrieked when they heard that Dinah and her husband, along with another couple, were planning to take two toddlers with them, driving overland in an clapped-out ex-army truck, a..
When war was declared in August 1914, many New Zealanders were travelling or living abroad. In the rush to sign up to defend the Empire, it was often easier to enlist locally than travel back to New Z..
For the Love of Horses is a heartfelt story about a life familiar to many young Kiwis who love horses - the trials and tears of Pony Club, the joy of riding bareback, and the pressures of adolescence ..
This is the largely unknown story of another Anzac force, which fought not at Gallipoli, but in Greece, during World War II. Desperately outnumbered and fighting in deeply inhospitable conditions, th..
New Zealand-born Frances Hodgkins (1869-1947) arrived in London in 1901 and, by the 1920s, had become a leading British modernist, exhibiting frequently with avant-garde artists such as Ben Nicholson,..
Scots made up nearly 20 per cent of the immigrant population of New Zealand to 1920, yet until the past few years the exact origins of New Zealand's Scots migrants have remained blurred. From Alba to ..
This is the Second World War story of a champion cyclist turned airman who lived to tell the tale against almost impossible odds. A New Zealander in the RAF, Ian Walker took part in the Battle of Brit..
Paddy Costello, along with John Mulgan, Geoffrey Cox, Ian Milner, James Bertram, and Dan Davin, was one of a cast of young scholars who made seemingly peripheral yet lasting contributions to the New Z..
The contributors draw on their research, knowledge and practical experience to address a variety of contemporary issues of importance to Maori. The topics they explore cover identity and selfdetermina..