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Our Maoris

Our Maoris

$29.95NZD

1884. Facsimile edition of a picture of life in Auckland more than a century ago.

ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK: A Handbook for Visitors

ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK: A Handbook for Visitors

$42.95NZD

1962. Notes on the tramping tracks, forest types, tree species, bird life and human history of the Abel Tasman area

AS DARKER GROWS THE NIGHT

AS DARKER GROWS THE NIGHT

ISBN# 0340201991
$49.95NZD

1975. 1st edition. A lively and cheerful account of a challenging, often adventurous life far from the settled pattern of today's suburbia.

A GREAT RUN: One Hundred Years with the Pakuranga Hounds 1872-1972
OUR MOTORING HERITAGE

OUR MOTORING HERITAGE

$49.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. The history and development of motoring in NZ, with references to the oil industry, early vehicles and roading.

A New Zealander Looks Back

A New Zealander Looks Back

$34.95NZD

1946. An autobiography covering the period 1888-1946.

Five Hundred Horses

Five Hundred Horses

ISBN# 0589011251
$49.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. A history of working horses in the New Zealand High Country based on the author's lifetime of experience working with them.

Lord Cobham's Speeches

Lord Cobham's Speeches

$39.95NZD

1963. 1st edition. A collection of Speeches when Lord Cobham was Governor General 1957-62.

SOUTHLANDS BLACK FRIDAY: The January 1984 Flood

SOUTHLANDS BLACK FRIDAY: The January 1984 Flood

ISBN# 0908629133
$24.95NZD

1984. An original rare and collectible account of the Southland floods of 1984.

THE MERCHANTS PAVED THE WAY

THE MERCHANTS PAVED THE WAY

$29.95NZD

1956. 1st edition. The Merchants of early Wellington, the creation of the Chamber of Commerce, and their influence on the development of Wellington and its district.

Views of the Hot Lake District Rotorua New Zealand

Views of the Hot Lake District Rotorua New Zealand

$49.95NZD

1930. New Zealand local history.

THE VETERAN YEARS of New Zealand Motoring

THE VETERAN YEARS of New Zealand Motoring

ISBN# 0589006916
$24.95NZD

1971. 1st edition. The history of New Zealand motoring during the pioneering and formative phase 1898-1919.

NEW ZEALAND: New Nations and Peoples

NEW ZEALAND: New Nations and Peoples

ISBN# 500120196
$44.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. Account of the modern political, social, cultural, and economic background of New Zealand.

CARAPACE: The Motor car in New Zealand

CARAPACE: The Motor car in New Zealand

ISBN# 0908565917
$49.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. Looks at New Zealand in what the author sees as the climax of the motoring age.

Views of the Hot Lake District Rotorua New Zealand

Views of the Hot Lake District Rotorua New Zealand

$79.95NZD

1930. New Zealand local history

SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION: An analysis after twenty-five years

SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION: An analysis after twenty-five years

ISBN# 0705503461
$39.95NZD

1972. 1st edition. The New Zealand Institute of International Affairs.

VETEREN & VINTAGE CARS in New Zealand

VETEREN & VINTAGE CARS in New Zealand

ISBN# 0589004174
$29.95NZD

1970. 1st edition. The Caltex Book of Veteran and Vintage Cars in New Zealand.

RUAPEHU: Tribute To A Mountain

RUAPEHU: Tribute To A Mountain

$24.95NZD

1963. 1st edition. Covering a wide range & variety of aspects & issues of Ruapehu.

WANAKA STORY

WANAKA STORY

$59.95NZD

1957. 1st edition. The illustrated history of this Central Otago area, from pastoralism to gold to closer settlement.

THE HISTORY OF OTAGO The Origins and Growth of a Wakefield Class Settlement
RISKS AND REWARDS: A History of The South British Insurance Co. 1872-1972

RISKS AND REWARDS: A History of The South British Insurance Co. 1872-1972

$44.95NZD

1972. 1st edition. Nice book on New Zealand business history.

THE DUNSTAN: A History of the Alexandra-Clyde Districts

THE DUNSTAN: A History of the Alexandra-Clyde Districts

$59.95NZD

1953. 1st edition. A hundred years in this part of Central Otago, especially the gold-mining and agricultural foundations of the area.

IN CRUCE SALUS

IN CRUCE SALUS

$39.95NZD

1982. A history of the Diocese of Auckland 1848-1980.

The Dunmore Book of New Zealand Records 1978

The Dunmore Book of New Zealand Records 1978

ISBN# 0908564260
$29.95NZD

1978. A Telethon 1978 aid project.

GREAT DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND EXPLORATION: The Bush and the Rain

GREAT DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND EXPLORATION: The Bush and the Rain

$39.95NZD

1959. 1st edition. The stirring account of the exploration of early New Zealand by eighteen of the most successful pioneers.

THE GUMDIGGERS: The Story of Kauri Gum

THE GUMDIGGERS: The Story of Kauri Gum

ISBN# 0589007327
$69.95NZD

1972. 1st edition. SIGNED. History of the gum fields in Northland, the gum and the diggers.

Shadows on the Hill: The Remarkable Station Queenstown

Shadows on the Hill: The Remarkable Station Queenstown

ISBN# 0589010093
$69.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. The Remarkables Station, Queenstown, this book describes the cycle of high country sheep farming through the seasons.

NEW ZEALAND: Pacific Pioneer

NEW ZEALAND: Pacific Pioneer

$29.95NZD

1946. 1st edition. Written to introduce American readers to New Zealand including bibliography & index.

NORTHERN APPROACHES

NORTHERN APPROACHES

$49.95NZD

1958. 1st edition. The development of these closely associated districts, whose settlements were among the earliest in the South Island.

FIORDLAND

FIORDLAND

ISBN# 0589008021
$29.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. Fiordland is a land of dramatic mountains, fiords, valleys and waterfalls.

STUDIES IN NEW ZEALAND SCENERY

STUDIES IN NEW ZEALAND SCENERY

$99.95NZD

1918. 1st edition. A study of seven regions around New Zealand.

The Cambridge History of the British Empire: Volume VII Part II New Zealand 1933
PAEROA DISTRICT OLD & NEW

PAEROA DISTRICT OLD & NEW

$39.95NZD

1970. A pictorial reference of the region

THAMES: The First 100 Years

THAMES: The First 100 Years

$69.95NZD

1968. 1st edition. History of Thames in the Coromandel covering everything from great gold mining sections to general information on the town.

Petrus Van Der Velden (1837-1913)

Petrus Van Der Velden (1837-1913)

ISBN# 0589009893
$49.95NZD

1976. 1st edition. Life and work of Dutch born artist who lived and worked nineteenth century New Zealand.

BORTHWICKS: A Century in the Meat Trade, 1863-1963

BORTHWICKS: A Century in the Meat Trade, 1863-1963

$39.95NZD

1963. 1st edition. Thomas Borthwick & Sons (Borthwicks) has been an integral part of the Australian meat processing industry since its inception in 1905.

ONE FOR THE ROAD

ONE FOR THE ROAD

$39.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. Stories of racetrack trials pioneer veteran vintage and outback motoring in Australia and New Zealand.

NEW ZEALAND: A REGIONAL VIEW

NEW ZEALAND: A REGIONAL VIEW

$59.95NZD

1958. A reference book dealing with the regional geography of New Zealand.

PAINTING of CANTERBURY

PAINTING of CANTERBURY

$24.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. An illustrated history of Canterbury, compiled of many paintings created during the period 1840-1890.

John Castle's Hauraki Gulf

John Castle's Hauraki Gulf

$39.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. Talented artist John Castle and Auckland journalist Mervyn Dykes jointly celebrate the joys of the Gulf they know and love in this splendid book.

Old Manukau

Old Manukau

$79.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. A fascinating insight & thoroughly researched accounts, into & of, the growth & development of South Auckland.

Canterbury Painters

Canterbury Painters

ISBN# 0589013238
$44.95NZD

1980. 1st edition. Brent Trolle is one of the most gifted artists of the younger generation of New Zealand painters.

Lights and Shadows of Colonial Life

Lights and Shadows of Colonial Life

ISBN# 0723304645
$42.95NZD

1976. A revealing description of life at Seadown Station in the Leithfield area, by a pioneer owner from the 1860s onwards.

AMAZING NEW ZEALAND

AMAZING NEW ZEALAND

ISBN# 0589006339
$39.95NZD

1971. 1st edition. An illustrated and attractively written account of all that is likely to intrigue the visitor to these fascinating South Sea Islands.

GREAT MOTORING STORIES of Australia and New Zealand

GREAT MOTORING STORIES of Australia and New Zealand

ISBN# 0727001981
$39.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. A fascinating blend of motoring history and entertainment and high adventure.

Just a Bunch of Grocers: A History of Foodstuffs (Auckland) Ltd. 1922-2012
New Book

Just a Bunch of Grocers: A History of Foodstuffs (Auckland) Ltd. 1922-2012

ISBN# 9780473208387
$99.95NZD

2012. 1st edition. An accessible publication to celebrate the achievements of New World, Four Square, Pak'n'Save and of course the cheery Mr 4 Square himself.

LEARNING SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT: 50 Years of Engineering in New Zealand

LEARNING SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT: 50 Years of Engineering in New Zealand

$59.95NZD

1971. 1st edition. The history of the first 50 years of the Institution and its members.

HISTORIC TRANSPORT IN PICTURES

HISTORIC TRANSPORT IN PICTURES

ISBN# 0868640638
$29.95NZD

1983. New Zealand various forms of early transport on the islands.

Taking The Waters: Early Spas in New Zealand

Taking The Waters: Early Spas in New Zealand

$69.95NZD

1986. 1st edition. The story of New Zealand's many other hot springs areas, some of which, like Te Aroha, Hanmer and Waiwera, became centres of Edwardian spa elegance.

Island On The Skyline : Great Barrier Island

Island On The Skyline : Great Barrier Island

ISBN# 9780589004286
$24.95NZD

1971. 1st edition. A social and family history of Great Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf.