Category:

 Maori

A Maori Word a Dayoffers an easy, instant and motivating entry into the Maori language. Through its 365 Maori words, you will learn the following- - English translations - Word category, notes and background information - Sample sentences, in both te reo Maori and English Exploring... read more

General Fields
: 9780143772132
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Raupo
: 3.1 X 15.5
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Hemi Kelly
: Paperback
: Maori; English
: 499.442321
: 384
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A Maori Word a Day
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
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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
Special Fields
: Michael Belgrave
: Hardback
: English
: 993.302
: 436
: HB
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Dancing with the King: The rise and fall of the King Country, 1864-1885
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
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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
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Category:

 Poetry

Awards:Longlisted for the 2019 Mary and Peter Biggs Award for Poetry - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards  

Walking to Jutland Street is the impressive frst book-length collection by up-and-coming Auckland-based poet Michael Steven.
The title refers to Dunedins industrial wharf precinct where some of the poets friends shared a flat in 2010. A poem about friendship in the face ... read more

General Fields
: 9781988531182
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: 230mm X 150mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Michael Steven
: Paperback
: English
: 80
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Walking to Jutland Street
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Category:

 Poetry

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Jesse Mckay Best First Book Award for Poetry - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Bird turns her prescient eye on love and loss, and what emerges is like a helicopter in fog... or a bejewelled Christmas sleigh, gliding triumphantly through the contemporary aesthetic desert... this is at once an intelligent and compelling fantasy of tenderness... heartbreaking a... read more

Before this book was published I was asked to interview Hera at last year’s Nelson Readers and Writers Festival. She had already achieved an enviable notoriety through the publication of some of her poems on-line, but by the time of the festival she had burst fully and extravagant... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560714
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 21.00 cmmm X 16.50 cmmm
Special Fields
: Hera Lindsay Bird
: Paperback
: Reprint
: en
: 821.92
: 112
: F
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Hera Lindsay Bird
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Detailed guide to bikepacking Cape Reinga to Bluff along the Tour Aotearoa route. [Plastic wrapped pair of slim staple bound booklets.]

General Fields
: 9780994118967
: Whitireia Publishing
: Whitireia Publishing
: 210mm X 148mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Jonathan Kennett
: Paperback
: 919.31
: 116
: black and white maps
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Tour Aotearoa Official Guides (set of two books)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Physical Sciences

This award-winning book explores the dynamic worlds of New Zealand and the submerged realm of Zealandia, their natural geological wonders, bounties and dangers. In acknowledging the achievements of New Zealand's geoscientists, from the founding of the country through ... read more

General Fields
: 9781877480478
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: 245mm X 290mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Ian J Graham (Editor-In-Chief)
: Hardback
: 2nd edition
: 559.3
: 398
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A Continent on the Move
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
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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
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Category:

 Maori

The accessible guide to learning the Maori language, no matter your knowledge level. Fun, user-friendly and relevant to modern readers, Scotty Morrison's Maori Made Easy workbook series is the ultimate resource for anyone wanting to learn the basics of the Maori lang... read more

General Fields
: 9780143771708
: Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
: Raupo
: 295mm X 209mm X 10mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Scotty Morrison
: Paperback
: Maori; English
: 499.4428242
: 96
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Maori Made Easy Workbook 1/Kete 1
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
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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.

General Fields
: 9781988531205
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: ---length:- '9.25'width:- '6'units:- Inches
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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
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Category:

 Photography

Every single photo coloured by hand? Using cotton wool? Yes, such was the era of hand-coloured photography - a painting and photograph in one - the way you got a high-quality colour photo before colour photography became mainstream. Some of New Zealand's best hand-colo... read more

Hand-Coloured New Zealand is a stunning publication from the dream team of Peter Alsop and publisher, Potton & Burton. From 1945, White’s Aviation produced the best hand-coloured photographs. This book is a tribute to the expertise of the company that produced thes... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503154
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 305mm X 276mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Peter Alsop
: Hardback
: 370
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Hand-Coloured New Zealand
$80.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Politics

Reading Level:Near Fine

In August 2010, a New Zealand soldier died in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan. In retaliation, the New Zealand SAS led a raid on two isolated villages in search of the fighters they suspected were responsible. They all k... read more

An expose of the killing of civilians in Afghanistan by the New Zealand SAS, and of a cover-up that implicates the highest levels of government. 

General Fields
: 9780947503390
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
Special Fields
: Nicky Hager; Jon Stephenson
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 356.1670993
: 160
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Hit and Run: The New Zealand SAS in Afghanistan and the Meaning of Honour
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