Category:

 New Zealand Non-Fiction

When Norwegian photographer Peter Lukas visited Nelson, he was so impressed with the photographic collections at the Nelson Provinical Museum that he set out to photograph the same street views as they appear today. The result is this wonderful book: historical photographs paired with their modern equivalents.

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: 9788299968980
: Forlag Peter Lukas
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: Peter Lukas
: books
Nelson : Now and Then
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 13

Category:

 Picture

Series:Gecko Press Titles Ser.

Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events on board and the places the ship travelled to on its way to th... read more

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: 9781776572045
: Gecko Press
: Gecko Press
: ---length:- '9.67'width:- '11.67'units:- Inches
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: Gavin Bishop
: Hardback
: Gavin Bishop
: English
: 910.41
: 40
: books
Cook's Cook: The Cook who Cooked for Captain Cook
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 History

General Fields
: 9780958289870
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
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: Rob Packer and Barney Brewster
: books
Old Nelson : A postcard history, 1900-1940
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Junior Fiction

The Sam & Lucy Fables shares the adventures of two clever pigs, Sam and Lucy, who are always keen to help their human friends in peculiar predicaments. From fixing magic carpets to teaching fish to read, Sam and Lucy solve each conundrum with some common sense and a lot ... read more

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: 9780994129987
: Makaro Press
: Submarine
: 210mm X 148mm
: New Zealand
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: Alan Bagnall
: Paperback
: 48
: Colour illustrations
: books
The Sam & Lucy Fables
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Art

This book documents 50 years of Leo Bensemann's landscape paintings - the first time such a collection has been compiled. It is the culmination of many years spent by Caroline Otto, Leo's daughter, gathering photographs of her father's art and collecting information on... read more

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: 9780958224277
: nikpnz
: nikau
: 300x200mm
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: Caroline Otto
: Paperback
: 124pp
: BxW and colour photographs
: books
Leo Bensemann : Landscapes and Studies
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Poetry

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Poetry 2017.

You think of the Brighton Rock film where Helen Mirren still manages to look like Queen Elizabeth, especially when she wears a headscarf. You think of the poem you wrote about leaving a house, and how houses we have owned will come back to us in dreams. You think about taking your com... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560721
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 210mm X 146mm
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: Rachel Bush
: Paperback
: en
: 821.914
: 0
: F
: books
Thought Horses
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Children's Graphic

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Margaret Mahy Book of the Year - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017 Winner of the 2017 Russell Clark Illustration Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017

Gabriel Clutch was a thief and a liar but he was right about one thing. He told me he had a great secret in his collection that would shake the literary world to its roots if i... read more

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: 9781877578946
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 0.50000mm X 11.00000mm X 12.00000mm
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: Lewis Carroll & David Elliot
: Hardcover
: David Elliot
: English
: 808
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Snark: Being a True History of the Expedition that Discovered the Snark and the Jabberwock...and its Tragic Aftermath
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Toothbrush drill, sunbathing, treks through forest to the beach, marmite on toast, cod liver oil and Lane's emulsion ... here are 47 rich and often entertaining reminiscences from residents and staff at the Otaki Children's Health Camp... read more

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: 9780947493554
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: 230mm X 165mm X 20mm
: New Zealand
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: Di Buchan
: Paperback
: 312
: Black & white & colour photos & illustrations
: books
Sun, Sea & Sustenance: The story of the Otaki Children's Health Camp
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

A well-researched and lavishly illustrated account of our boulder bank - the largest in the world. Nelson author, Karen Warren, details its formation, natural history, Maori legend and use, the associated history of European settlement and Nelson City, and she makes suggestions on how it can be safeguarded.

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: 9780958289818
: Nikau Press
: Nikau Press
: 265mm X 210mm
: New Zealand
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: Karen Warren
: Paperback
: 574.9931
: 320
: Deltas, estuaries, coastal regions; Local history
: photographs,(some colour) , maps
: books
Rolling Stones: Nelson's Boulder Bank - Its Place in Our History and Hearts
$75.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Maori

Kei hea o putu whutuporo? Where are your rugby boots? Homai te ranu tomato Pass me the tomato sauce Kei te pehea te huarere i tenei ra? How is the weather today? Kei hea to mahi kainga? Where is your homework? Kati te whakaporearea i to tuahine! Stop annoyi... read more

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: 9780143771470
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Raupo
: 208mm X 135mm X 28mm
: New Zealand
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: Scotty Morrison; Stacey Morrison
: Paperback
: Maori; English
: 499.4428
: 288
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Maori at Home: A Guide for Everyday Families
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 New Zealand Non-Fiction

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalist: Non-Fiction

A mix of poetry and prose, this compilation by New Zealand's Fiona Ferrell is simultaneously a memoir, a meandering travel book, and a poetry collection. Demonstrating how a natural disaster can turn a life upside down in an instant, this book consists of four essays... read more

In preparation for my conversation with Fiona Farrell at the Mapua Literary Festival about her latest novel Decline and Fall on Savage Street, I’ve been reading The Broken Book. This was meant to be a book about travel, about her passion for walking and noticing. It ... read more

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: 9781869405762
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 210mm X 140mm
: New Zealand
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: Fiona Farrell
: Paperback
: Reprint
: English
: NZ824.2
: 204
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The Broken Book
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 History

Awards:Shortisted for the 2018 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The Royal Society Te Apārangi Award for General Non-Fiction.

After the battle of Orakau in 1864 and the end of the war in the Waikato, Tawhiao, the second Maori King, and his supporters were forced into an armed isolation in the Rohe Potae, the King Country. For the next twenty years, the Kin... read more

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: 9781869408695
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
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: Michael Belgrave
: Hardback
: English
: 993.302
: 436
: HB
: books
Dancing with the King: The rise and fall of the King Country, 1864-1885
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2