Category:

 Nature

This stylish and affordable hardback is an exciting compendium of adventure and nature writing, history, philosophy and literature, from the quirky to the sublime. Aimed at real mountaineers as well as the armchair variety.

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: 9781988531205
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
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: Laurence Fearnley; Paul Hersey
: Hardback
: English
: 796.5220922
: 372
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To The Mountains: A Collection of New Zealand Alpine Writing
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

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
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Nelson : Now and Then
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 8

Category:

 Children's Non-Fiction

Awards:Winner of the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards for the Elsie Locke Award for Non-Fiction and the Winner of the 2018 Margaret Mahy Book of the Year. NZ Listener 50 Best Books for Kids 2017 The Sapling Best Books List 2017

Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining mom... read more

Aotearoa: The New Zealand story is an impressive illustrated history by children’s writer and illustrator Gavin Bishop. Beautiful to behold, each page contains a myriad of small details, snippets of information that build to give the reader a wealth of inf... read more

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: 9780143770350
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Puffin Books
: 376mm X 278mm X 14mm
: New Zealand
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: Gavin Bishop
: Hardback
: Maori; English
: 993
: 64
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Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 History

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

Category:

 Design

Reading Level:New

The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to New Zealand picture postcards beginning in 1897, when the first official postcard was published. The 25-year period that this book covers includes the boon years in New Zealand postcar... read more

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: 9780987654663
: Kowhai Publishing LTD
: Kowhai Publishing LTD
: 255mm X 243mm
: New Zealand
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: Leo Haks; Colleen Dallimore; Alan Jackson
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 327
: colour
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Post Marks: The Way We Were - Early New Zealand Postcards, 1897-1922
$55.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

We are no longer like our ancestors. We no longer depend on our skills as foragers, gatherers, scavengers, hunters and fishers for food. We are only part-time food raisers at best. . . Our biology, on the other hand, has changed far less. Now there is a mism... read more

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: 9780947518066
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: John D. Potter
: Paperback
: 128
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Thought for Food: Why What We Eat Matters
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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

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
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The Sam & Lucy Fables
$25.00(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

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

Category:

 History

General Fields
: 9780473444747
: Shirley Bastin
: Shirley Bastin
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: Shirley Heath Bastin
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Nophoto
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Graphic Novel

Reading Level:Very Good

The Heading Dog Who Spilt in Half is a charming blend of tall tales, shanties and legends from New Zealand, all bound up in a visually pleasing collection. The tales themselves are simple and narrated in a light, yarn-like... read more

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: 9781927213575
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: 315mm X 225mm
: New Zealand
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: Michael Brown; Mat Tait
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: Mat Tait
: 741.5993
: 156
: black and white
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The Heading Dog Who Split in Half: Legends and Tall Tales from New Zealand
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Music

Reading Level:New
Awards:The Judith Binney Best First Book Award for Illustrated Non-Fiction - 2016 Ockham NZ Book Awards

One of the largely unseen consequences of the European colonisation of Aotearoa was that the playing of, and knowledge about the traditional musical instruments of the Maori almost completely disappeared. In the 1970s a young Pakeha schoolteacher, ... read more

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: 9781877517785
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
: Contains Book and CD-Audio
: 281 x 235 mm
: New Zealand
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: Richard Nunns; Allan Thomas
: Mixed media product
: 1st Edition
: 784.1908999442
: 176
: Colour photographs
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Te Ara Puoro: A Journey into the World of Maori Music
$50.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2