Category:

 NZ Fiction

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Winner - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

At the heart of Catherine Chidgey's extraordinary new novel is an enigmatic voice that tells the story of German families caught up in a nation's dream. It's 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mech... read more

As reveiwed in our February newsletter-
Catherine Chidgey says that she finds writing difficult, but after reading this book you will be glad she persevered. I have a deep respect for Chidgey's talent. I was moved, saddened, and of... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560622
: Upstart Press
: victoria university press
Special Fields
: Catherine Chidgey
: F
: en
: Paperback
: books
The Wish Child (PB)
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Natural History

A new look at the New Zealand Forest Service, the development of our pulp and paper industry, and the state of our forests.

General Fields
: 9780947493462
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: 240mm X 200mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Orr, Elizabeth
: colour & b/w illustrations
: 254
: Paperback
: books
Keeping New Zealand Green
$44.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

You can find waterfalls almost everywhere in New Zealand, ranging from the smallest mountain freshet to stunning multiple cascades 500 metres or more in height. They are the perfect destination for those wanti... read more

General Fields
: 9781869538064
: David Bateman Ltd
: David Bateman Ltd
: 210mm X 220mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Russell Kirkpatrick
: colour photographs, maps
: 144
: 796.510993
: Paperback
: books
Walks to Waterfalls: 100 Waterfalls in New Zealand
$19.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

In print for nearly 10 years, Tramping in New Zealand has become a best-selling tramping guide to 40 of the most popular tramps in New Zealand. In order to keep the title current and accurate, Tramping in New Ze... read more

General Fields
: 9781927213728
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 230mm X 205mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Shaun Barnett
: 144
: 2nd edition
: Paperback
: books
Tramping in New Zealand: 40 Great Tramping Trips
$39.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Collective biographies have been written for Britain’s and Australia’s Prime Ministers, and for America’s Presidents. Until now New Zealand has had no comparable overview.
Based ... read more

General Fields
: 9781927305294
: David Ling Publishing Limited
: David Ling Publishing Limited
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Michael Bassett
: Hardback
: books
New Zealand's Prime Ministers: From Dick Seddon to John Key
$49.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

The 'mighty totara' is one of our most extraordinary trees. Among the biggest and oldest trees in the New Zealand forest, the heart of Maori carving and culture, trailing no. 8 wire as fence posts on settler farms, cla... read more

General Fields
: 9781869408190
: Auckland University Press
: auckland university press
: 260mm X 224mm
Special Fields
: Philip Simpson
: HB
: 340
: 634
: English
: Hardback
: books
Totara A Natural and Cultural History
$75.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

By any measure, New Zealand must confront some monumental issues in the years ahead. From the future of work to climate change, geopolitical upheaval to housing affordability, wealth inequality to new populism - these challenges a... read more

General Fields
: 9780947492588
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Max Harris
: 332
: Paperback
: books
The New Zealand Project
$39.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

A BOOK FOR THINKERS AND PARTICIPANTS IN NEW ZEALAND AND GLOBAL SOCIETYWhat is a New Zealander? How do we understand what makes New Zealand complex and unique? And what creates a sense of belonging ... read more

General Fields
: 9780994136374
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Trudie Cain
: Paperback
: books
Turangawaewae: Identity and Belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand
$50.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 NZ Outdoors

New Zealand has a huge range of backcountry huts, most of which are available for public use. Some can sleep 80 people, while others are tiny two-bunk affairs with not even room to stand up in. ... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503062
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 260mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Shaun Barnett, Rob Brown & Geoff Spearpoint
: 204
: 919.3068412
: Paperback
: books
A Bunk for the Night: A Guide to New Zealand's Best Backcountry Huts
$49.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Have you ever wondered why New Zealand's plants and animals are so different from those in other countries? Why kakapo is the only parrot in the world that cannot fly, or why the kiwi lives here and nowhere else? New Zea... read more

As reviewed by Mike in our March newsletter...
This book was first published in 2006 but as the author explains; things have changed. Gondwana was a supercontinent thought to have existed in Palaeozoic times (600 mi... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503086
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 255mm X 198mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: George Gibbs
: 416
: Hardback
: books
Ghosts of Gondwana (Revised Edition)
$59.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ Fiction

A late 19th century tale of triumph over obsession and humiliation. 
It is London 1893, and Frances Woodward is an an adventurous young photographer taking tasteful, yet by Victorian standards, erotic images of her fr... read more

General Fields
: 9780473365820
: ESOM House
: ESOM House
: 203mm X 127mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Karyn Hay
: 400
: Paperback
: books
The March of the Foxgloves
$32.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 NZ History

The first-ever illustrated account of Captain James Cook's epic eighteenth-century voyages, complete with excerpts from his vivid journals. This is history's greatest adventur... read more

General Fields
: 9780760350294
: Motorbooks International
: Motorbooks International
: 254mm X 203mm
: United States
Special Fields
: James Cook (Registrar, Llandough Hospital, Cardiff, UK)
: 200 color 25 b/w photos
: 320
: 910.92
: en
: Hardback
: books
The Voyages of Captain James Cook : The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic Pacific Voyages
$55.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1
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