The New Zealand beer industry is a dynamic one - full of larger-than-life, passionate characters; from loveable rogues through to budding mad scientists. Our beers are just as diverse. Bringing together brewing traditions from all over the world... read more

The craft beer industry in New Zealand has been on the up and up since the 1980s. Nelson has more breweries per capita than anywhere else in the country: there are several dedicated craft beer bars - The Freehouse and the Craft Beer Depot; and a... read more

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: 9780947503413
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 240mm X 170mm
: New Zealand
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: Jules van Costello
: 220
: Paperback
: books
Brewed: A guide to the beer of New Zealand 2nd Edition
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
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Who's who, where's where and what's what in the arts in Nelson.

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: 9780473301125
: Radi
: Radi
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: books
Nelson Arts Guide 2015
$5.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Literature

From the acclaimed author of The Old Ways and Landmarks -- an essay on the beauty and joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a book Every book is a kind of gift to its reader, and the act of giving books is charged with a special emotional resonance. It is a meeting of t... read more

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: 9780241978313
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 181mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
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: Robert Macfarlane
: 32
: 028.9
: en
: Paperback
: books
The Gifts of Reading
$9.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

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 Culture

Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction Winner of Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017 - General Non Ficion. 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize for non-fiction.

Can You Tolerate This? is a collection of twenty-one personal essays by Ashleigh Young.
In this spirited and singular book, Young roams freely from preoccupation to preoccupation - Hamilton's 90s music scene, family histories, a boy with a rare skeletal disease, a stone-col... read more

Like some sort of contrast medium, Ashleigh Young’s prose penetrates the fissures and fine vessels of her experiences so that when the reader turns their attention to her texts, subtleties and depths and dimensions hitherto unsuspected yet somehow deeply familiar are revealed and... read more

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: 9781776560769
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 21.00 cmmm X 14.00 cmmm
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: Ashleigh Young
: F
: 824.92
: en
: Paperback
: books
Can You Tolerate This?
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Food & Drink

'There's nothing like a perfectly light sponge flavoured with spices and citrus or an icing-sugar-dusted cookie to raise the spirits and create a moment of pure joy.' In his stunning new baking and desserts cookbook Yotam Ottolenghi and his long-time collaborator Helen Goh bring the Ottole... read more

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: 9781785031144
: Ebury Publishing
: Ebury Press
: 276mm X 198mm
: United Kingdom
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: Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh
: 368
: 641
: en
: Hardback
: books
Sweet
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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 Literature

A compendium of non-fiction pieces held together by the theme of 'Home' and commissioned from 21 of New Zealand's best writers. Strong, relevant, topical and pertinent, these essays are also compelling, provocative and affecting, they carry the reader from Dunedin to West Papua, Ja... read more

Home: New writing is an excellent collection of essays from New Zealand writers. Each essay chosen by editor Thom Conroy takes you on its own journey, personal yet universal. In his introduction, Conroy reflects on the concept of 'home' being at the forefronts of our minds, with in... read more

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: 9780994140753
: Massey University Press
: Massey University Press
: 200mm X 148mm
: New Zealand
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: editor: Thom Conroy
: Paperback
: books
Home : New writing
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Why do we make things? Why do we choose the emotionally and physically demanding work of bringing new objects into the world with creativity and skill? Why does it matter that we make things well? What is the nature of work? And what is ... read more

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: 9781784705060
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Peter Korn
: 192
: 745.5
: en
: Paperback
: books
Why We Make Things and Why it Matters: The Education of a Craftsman
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Literature

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2017.

Katherine Mansfield is a literary giant in New Zealand-but she had to leave the country to become one. She wrote, 'Oh to be a writer, a real writer.' And a real writer she was, until she died at age 34 of tuberculosis. The only writer Virginia Woolf was jealous of,... read more

 
  Mansfield and Me is a beautifully produced book from New Zealand novelist, graphic designer and zine-maker Sarah Laing. This is a story of Katherine Mansfield, a journey about becoming a writer, a tale of growing up in New Zealand in the 80s, and the balan... read more

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: 9781776560691
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 24.80 cmmm X 16.50 cmmm
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: Sarah Laing
: F
: en
: Paperback
: books
Mansfield and Me: A Graphic Memoir
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 Art

Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

In April 2011, Anthony Byrt was living in Berlin and building a career as a critic, writing about contemporary art for magazines like frieze and Artforum International. Then one day his world turned upside down. A baby boy, two weeks in intensive ca... read more

If you are looking to keep abreast of developments in contemporary NZ art, go no further than Anthony Byrt’s This Model World. Immensely readable, Byrt combines serious art discussion with his own personal take on our contemporary artists, as well a... read more

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: 9781869408589
: Auckland University Press
: auckland university press
: 210mm X 150mm
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: Anthony Byrt
: colour illustrations
: A
: 709.2
: en
: Paperback
: books
This Model World: Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art
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Category:

 Writing

Awards:Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction The E H McCormick Best First Book Award for General Non-Fiction - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

After the death of his brilliant, eccentric father, Adam Dudding went in search of the stories and secrets of a man who had been a loving parent and husband, but was also a tormented, controlling and at times cruel man.
Robin Dudding was the greatest New Zealand liter... read more

This is very, very good: a fascinating insight into the highly regarded literary editor Robin Dudding from the perspective of his son Adam. Editor, journalist, founder of the important and respected literary magazine Islands (1972-1988), editor of Landfall (1966-1972) and M... read more

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: 9781776560820
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 0.75000mm X 5.50000mm X 8.00000mm
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: Adam Dudding
: F
: 993.092
: English
: Paperback
: books
My Father's Island: A Memoir
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 Art

Awards:Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Illustrated Book 2012 and New Zealand Post Book Awards: Illustrated Non-Fiction 2012.

Graham Percy is one of New Zealand's highest achieving illustrators on a global scale. Though he lived in London from 1964 until his death in 2008, he grew up here and never ceased thinking of himself as an expatriate Kiwi. A ... read more

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: 9781869404703
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 248mm X 200mm
: New Zealand
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: Gregory O'Brien
: 200 illustrations, some colour
: 184
: 741.6092
: en
: Hardback
: books
A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy
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 Literature

Series:Vintage Minis

Freedom and enfranchisement. Something anarchical which pushes at boundaries. The sweetness of leisure time. Each of these rich avenues of meaning are bound up in the word 'liberty' and are explored here in varied pieces by one of the most ground-breaking writers of the last c... read more

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: 9781784872717
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage Classics
: 178mm X 110mm
: United Kingdom
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: Virginia Woolf
: 96
: 823.912
: en
: Paperback
: books
Liberty: Vintage Minis
$10.00(NZD) inc GST
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