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High Adventure

High Adventure

$49.95NZD

1944. SIGNED. The memoirs of a pioneer aviator.

Our Maoris

Our Maoris

$19.95NZD

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

Steam on the Waitemata

Steam on the Waitemata

ISBN# 058900719X
$39.95NZD

1972. 1st edition. A description of the long line of steam ferries and the role they played in the history of Auckland.

THE WAY WE WERE:  Pictorial Memories of the Hauraki Gulf

THE WAY WE WERE: Pictorial Memories of the Hauraki Gulf

ISBN# 1869581490
$24.95NZD

1995. Pictorial memories of early New Zealand.

CHARLES LUNEY: The Building of A Lifetime

CHARLES LUNEY: The Building of A Lifetime

ISBN# 1877270016
$39.95NZD

2000. 1st edition. The inspirational story of Christchurch builder Chas S. Luney.

The New Zealand Official Year-Book 1902

The New Zealand Official Year-Book 1902

$199.95NZD

1902 (119 yo). 1st edition. New Zealand history.

FAR AS A MAN MAY GO: Captain Cook's New Zealand

FAR AS A MAN MAY GO: Captain Cook's New Zealand

$29.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. A journey tracing Capt Cook's first trip around New Zealand, drawn from Cook's historical notes & with comparison to the original voyage.

HAWKE'S BAY Acclimatisation Society Centenary 1868-1968

HAWKE'S BAY Acclimatisation Society Centenary 1868-1968

$39.95NZD

1968. 1st edition. Acclimatisation societies throughout NZ have played a vital role in the management of both fish and game for sporting purposes and the protection of native species.

SOUTHLAND BOYS HIGH SCHOOL: Register Supplement 1957 - 1965

SOUTHLAND BOYS HIGH SCHOOL: Register Supplement 1957 - 1965

$69.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. Southland High School history.

From Plymouth to New Plymouth

From Plymouth to New Plymouth

$59.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. History of the difficulties establishing the settlement of New Plymouth using some contemporary accounts.

THE LIGHTHOUSES OF NEW ZEALAND

THE LIGHTHOUSES OF NEW ZEALAND

$49.95NZD

1975. 1st edition. A study of New Zealand lighthouses.

COALING FROM THE CLOUDS

COALING FROM THE CLOUDS

$49.95NZD

1971. An illustrated brief history of the Mount Rochfort railway and the Denniston incline.

PETONE: History and Traditions of the First 100 Years 1840 -1940

PETONE: History and Traditions of the First 100 Years 1840 -1940

$149.95NZD

1940. 1st edition. An illustrated history of many aspects of European settlement at Petone, from its earliest days to its industrial years.

THE SILVER TUSSOCK

THE SILVER TUSSOCK

$69.95NZD

1975. 1st edition. The history of the South Canterbury Pareora district.

A SPRING IN THE CANTERBURY SETTLEMENT

A SPRING IN THE CANTERBURY SETTLEMENT

$44.95NZD

1853. An account of an early visit to Canterbury, covering Christchurch and Lyttelton, the Banks Peninsula, and further afield in the plains.

The Bethells of Te Henga

The Bethells of Te Henga

ISBN# 0959590498
$59.95NZD

1988. SIGNED. The Bethells of Te Henga are the first family of the west, a tribute to this dynasty of the Waitakere coastline.

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

ISBN# 9780670045617
$389.95NZD

2007. SIGNED / SCARCE. A magnificently illustrated book is the closest there has ever been to a complete book on moko.

A Centennial History of TAURANGA

A Centennial History of TAURANGA

$89.95NZD

1940. Facsimile reprint 1975. One of many published in NZ 1940 to mark the centennial of the country officially becoming a colony of the British Empire.

Seventy five Years Later - A History of the Pongakawa School

Seventy five Years Later - A History of the Pongakawa School

$49.95NZD

1967. 1st edition. A History of The Pongakawa School from the opening in February 1892 to the seventy-five-year jubilee in January 1967.

WESTLAND'S GOLDEN CENTURY 1860 - 1960

WESTLAND'S GOLDEN CENTURY 1860 - 1960

$49.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. An Official Souvenir of Westlands Centenary.

WESTLAND NATIONAL PARK Handbook

WESTLAND NATIONAL PARK Handbook

$39.95NZD

1966. Vintage handbook on the Westland region of the South Island.

SKETCHES IN NEW ZEALAND with Pen and Pencil

SKETCHES IN NEW ZEALAND with Pen and Pencil

$49.95NZD

1849. facsimile edition 1974.

ELLESMERE COUNTY: Land, Lake People

ELLESMERE COUNTY: Land, Lake People

$89.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. A centennial history of the land, lake and people of Ellesmere on the East Coast of Canterbury, from 1864-1964.

The Geography of New Zealand Australia the Pacific
THE DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY: History of the Bay of Islands

THE DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY: History of the Bay of Islands

$59.95NZD

1940. 1st edition. A short history of the Bay of Islands, cradle of New Zealand, written and published to coincide with the Centennial of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Among the Pioneers of Pio Pio 1906 - 1926

Among the Pioneers of Pio Pio 1906 - 1926

$49.95NZD

1987. 1st edition. Regional New Zealand history.

MT. EGMONT HANDBOOK: History and Information

MT. EGMONT HANDBOOK: History and Information

$49.95NZD

1955. 1st edition. Vintage handbook to the Mount Egmont / Taranaki region.

AS WE WERE IN KAITAIA 1914 - 1936

AS WE WERE IN KAITAIA 1914 - 1936

$89.95NZD

1953. 1st edition. Early days of the progressive move to make Kaitaia grow by the great effort of Colonel Bell and others from 1914 to 1936.

MARLBOROUGH JOURNEY: Pictorial Record

MARLBOROUGH JOURNEY: Pictorial Record

$59.95NZD

1963. 1st edition. SIGNED. A short pictorial record of AH Reed travel memoir around the top of the South Island of New Zealand.

MARLBOROUGH JOURNEY

MARLBOROUGH JOURNEY

$49.95NZD

1963. 1st edition. A H Reed travel memoir around the top of the South Island of New Zealand including the Molesworth and Marlborough Sounds.

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

ISBN# 9780143566854
$299.95NZD

2007. SCARCE. A magnificently illustrated book is the closest there has ever been to a complete book on moko.

OMOKOROA

OMOKOROA

$59.95NZD

1980. 1st edition. Biographical account of the life and times of the Rev J Tice Gellibrand.

THE EVOLUTION OF A CITY: Christchurch and its Suburbs

THE EVOLUTION OF A CITY: Christchurch and its Suburbs

$49.95NZD

1948. 1st edition. The Story of the growth of the city and suburbs of Christchurch the capital of Canterbury in the years from 1850 To 1903.

The Rangiatea Story

The Rangiatea Story

$49.95NZD

1968. Rangiatea Church in Otaki,was the oldest Maori Anglican church in New Zealand.

100 YEARS OF ROTORUA

100 YEARS OF ROTORUA

$39.95NZD

1979. NZ local history.

SPITFIRE LEADER: Flying Career of Wing Commander Evan (Rosie) Mackie, DSO, DFC

SPITFIRE LEADER: Flying Career of Wing Commander Evan (Rosie) Mackie, DSO, DFC

ISBN# 1902304268
$49.95NZD

1999. This is the story of Evan Mackie, a successful fighter pilot during World War II.

DAN CARTER: My Story
New Book

DAN CARTER: My Story

ISBN# 9781927262382
$29.95NZD

2015. A personal account of a New Zealand sporting icon who became a world superstar - the greatest fly-half in international rugby.

TATUA Co-operative Dairy Company : 100 Years
New Book

TATUA Co-operative Dairy Company : 100 Years

ISBN# 9781927181133
$249.95NZD

2014. Transports you from the company's origins as a cheese maker through to its emergence as a world-leading producer of highly specialised food and ingredient products.

A Book of New Zealand

A Book of New Zealand

$44.95NZD

1964. Draws upon both records and creative writing to give a vivid impression of the country, its history and people.

COOK ISLANDS: Directory & Guide Book

COOK ISLANDS: Directory & Guide Book

$49.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. A vintage first edition guide book and directory to the Cook Islands.

MY LIVELY LADY

MY LIVELY LADY

ISBN# 245595651
$39.95NZD

1968. 1st edition. Alec Rose bought Lively Lady, a 36 foot yacht built in Calcutta in 1948, to participate in the 1964 single-handed trans-Atlantic race.

CHRIST CHURCH Kororareka - A Brief History

CHRIST CHURCH Kororareka - A Brief History

$49.95NZD

1955. Reprinted. Church Kororareka - A Brief History.

FROM NORTH CAPE TO BLUFF

FROM NORTH CAPE TO BLUFF

$49.95NZD

1961. Mr A H Reed walking the whole length of New Zealand.

A REGIONAL HISTORY OF MAKAWERA - North Makarewa - Lorneville

A REGIONAL HISTORY OF MAKAWERA - North Makarewa - Lorneville

$59.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. New Zealand regional history.

ARTHUR'S PASS and the OTIRA GORGE

ARTHUR'S PASS and the OTIRA GORGE

$124.95NZD

1925. 1st edition. The Otira Tunnel had been opened only two years when this little tourist guide was published 1925.

THEIR GREATNESS: Tales of Pioneer Eastern Bay of Plenty

THEIR GREATNESS: Tales of Pioneer Eastern Bay of Plenty

$59.95NZD

1970. Tales of Pioneer Eastern Bay of Plenty.

GOLD IN THE RIVER

GOLD IN THE RIVER

$59.95NZD

1942. An account of the author's life prospecting for gold in Central Otago. This is a true story of the grim depression of the 1930s.

THE BRIDPORT STORY A Record Of 700 Years, 1253-1953

THE BRIDPORT STORY A Record Of 700 Years, 1253-1953

$39.95NZD

1953. 1st edition. A History of Bridport 700 Years, 1253-1953.

THEY HEAR WITH THE EYE: History of the Sumner School for Deaf Children

THEY HEAR WITH THE EYE: History of the Sumner School for Deaf Children

$49.95NZD

1980. 1st edition. A centennial history of the Sumner school for Deaf Children.

THE SPIRIT OF St. LOUIS

THE SPIRIT OF St. LOUIS

$39.95NZD

1953. 1st edition. Colonel Lindbergh's Autobiography culminating in the Atlantic Flight; New York to Paris.

An Account of THE SETTLEMENTS of the NEW ZEALAND COMPANY

An Account of THE SETTLEMENTS of the NEW ZEALAND COMPANY

$48.95NZD

1982. An account, very early, of the settlement of New Zealand.

THE WHIRINAKI VALLEY

THE WHIRINAKI VALLEY

$24.95NZD

1956. This is Nancy Ellison's absorbing story of growing up in NZ in the years between the two World Wars.

BILLION DOLLAR MIRACLE: The Birth and Amazing Growth of NZ Tourism Industry

BILLION DOLLAR MIRACLE: The Birth and Amazing Growth of NZ Tourism Industry

ISBN# 047300514X
$39.95NZD

1987. 1st edition. The Authentic Story of the Birth and Amazing Growth of the Tourism Industry in New Zealand.

FROM NORTH CAPE TO BLUFF: A Pictorial Record of 1750 mile Walk

FROM NORTH CAPE TO BLUFF: A Pictorial Record of 1750 mile Walk

$79.95NZD

1961. SIGNED. Mr A H Reed walking the whole length of New Zealand.

PGG The Jubilee History of Pyne Gould Guinness 1919-1969

PGG The Jubilee History of Pyne Gould Guinness 1919-1969

$69.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. A Jubilee history of PGG / Pyne Gould Guinness, stock and station agents.

MILL in the VALLEY: A Centennial History Of Arthur Ellis & Co Ltd

MILL in the VALLEY: A Centennial History Of Arthur Ellis & Co Ltd

$39.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. A Centennial History Of Arthur Ellis & Co Ltd.

A History of the Parish of Gisborne

A History of the Parish of Gisborne

$49.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. A History of the Parish of Gisborne.

A Centennial History of TAURANGA

A Centennial History of TAURANGA

$89.95NZD

1940. 1st edition. This book was one of many published in NZ 1940 to mark the centennial of the country officially becoming a colony of the British Empire.

The New Zealand MOTORISTS ROAD GUIDE - Fifteenth Edition 1935

The New Zealand MOTORISTS ROAD GUIDE - Fifteenth Edition 1935

$149.95NZD

1935. Vintage motorists Guide from 1935.

History of the Eckford Shipping Co. and Blenheim River Ttraders 1881-1965
New Book

History of the Eckford Shipping Co. and Blenheim River Ttraders 1881-1965

ISBN# 0473030195
$79.95NZD

1995. 1st edition. SIGNED. History of the Eckford Shipping Co. and Blenheim river traders, 1881-1965.

THE PRECIOUS YEARS: Further Stories of Pioneering Palmerston North

THE PRECIOUS YEARS: Further Stories of Pioneering Palmerston North

$44.95NZD

1962. 1st edition. Sequel to the Author's earlier book "Forgotten Days" this is further Pioneering stories of the area.

PARKINSON of OPOTIKI: History of John P. Parkinson
New Book

PARKINSON of OPOTIKI: History of John P. Parkinson

$99.95NZD

1982. 1st edition. The history of John P. Parkinson and his descendants in the Opotiki District of New Zealand.

MT. EGMONT: The Story of a Mountain

MT. EGMONT: The Story of a Mountain

$39.95NZD

1929. 1st edition. Part of the Souvenir Booklets series for sending to friends overseas.

HOLD THIS LAND: A History of Soil Conservation in New Zealand

HOLD THIS LAND: A History of Soil Conservation in New Zealand

ISBN# 0589007084
$39.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. A history of soil conservation, and the Soil Conservation Movement, in New Zealand.

HOSPITAL IN THE VALLEY

HOSPITAL IN THE VALLEY

ISBN# 0864690118
$49.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. SIGNED. The story of Hutt Hospital, follows the impressive development Hutt Valley into a major population centre.

Lakes District of Wanganui
New Book

Lakes District of Wanganui

ISBN# 047301016X
$79.95NZD

1990. Wanganui local history.

SHEEP STATION, NZ

SHEEP STATION, NZ

$29.95NZD

1950. 1st edition. Humorous experiences of a New Zealand sheep farmer, partly disguised as fiction.

PORT CHALMERS: Gateway to Otago

PORT CHALMERS: Gateway to Otago

$59.95NZD

1948. 1st edition. History of Port Chalmers that began as 'Koputai', then developed into a major port on the South Island coast.

FIRST CHURCH OF OTAGO And How it got There

FIRST CHURCH OF OTAGO And How it got There

$39.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. New Zealand regional history, history of First Church, Moral Place, Dunedin.

OMARAMA Place of Light
New Book

OMARAMA Place of Light

$49.95NZD

1978. A local history of the Omarama and upper Waitaki region, written by an author who spent her their life in the region.

VINTAGE DIRECTORY: Putaruru Tirau - Enquire Within 1982-83

VINTAGE DIRECTORY: Putaruru Tirau - Enquire Within 1982-83

$29.95NZD

1983. Vintage small town directory for Putaruru and Tirau.

LIFE WAS LIKE THAT

LIFE WAS LIKE THAT

$39.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. Memories and anecdotes from around Cambridge, in the Waikato.

PIONEERING THE PUMICE

PIONEERING THE PUMICE

$59.95NZD

1939. 1st edition. Edward Earle, 1869-1956. Frontier and Pioneer Life - Broadlands, Taupo, New Zealand.

TRAVEL IN NEW ZEALAND: Volume II South Island

TRAVEL IN NEW ZEALAND: Volume II South Island

$89.95NZD

1926. 1st edition. A very early guide to travel around the South Island of New Zealand.

A FAMILY AFFAIR: A Brief Survey of the NZ Methodism's Mission Overseas 1822-1972

A FAMILY AFFAIR: A Brief Survey of the NZ Methodism's Mission Overseas 1822-1972

$24.95NZD

1973. A brief survey of the New Zealand Methodism's involvement in Mission overseas 1822-1972.

EARLY MAORILAND ADVENTURES of J.W. Stack

EARLY MAORILAND ADVENTURES of J.W. Stack

$49.95NZD

1935. 1st edition. SCARCE

MORE MAORILAND ADVENTURES of J.W. Stack

MORE MAORILAND ADVENTURES of J.W. Stack

$69.95NZD

1936. 1st edition. SCARCE

SUCH THINGS WERE: The Story of Cambridge

SUCH THINGS WERE: The Story of Cambridge

$179.95NZD

1939. 1st edition. SIGNED. The Story of Cambridge New Zealand

WAIKAKA SAGA: History of the Waikaka Gold Field

WAIKAKA SAGA: History of the Waikaka Gold Field

$99.95NZD

1962. 1st edition. The History of Waikaka, Greenvale, Wendon Valley and the Waikaka Gold Field.

OLVESTON Dunedin New Zealand

OLVESTON Dunedin New Zealand

$39.95NZD

1968. History of a Dunedin landmark

Cycling in Christchurch and Canterbury
New Book

Cycling in Christchurch and Canterbury

$49.95NZD

1985. Vintage book on cycling around the region.

Te Mata O Tauponui A Tia - Head of the Lake: A History

Te Mata O Tauponui A Tia - Head of the Lake: A History

$49.95NZD

1985. 1st edition. SIGNED. Section on the Tongariro Power Development written by Gardiner. Some Maori, Missionary history and a piece on Te Kooti.

WANGANUI

WANGANUI

$199.95NZD

1939. 1st edition. A historical look at the area of Wanganui.

THE GIFT OF WAITANGI: A History of the Bledisloe Gift

THE GIFT OF WAITANGI: A History of the Bledisloe Gift

$79.95NZD

1957. 1st edition. Published to mark the 25th anniversary of the gift of Lord and Lady Bledisloe.

ALBERTLAND: The last organised British settlement in New Zealand

ALBERTLAND: The last organised British settlement in New Zealand

$79.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. The last organised British settlement in N Z. An account of the brave endeavour, disappointment, and achievement North of Auckland on the shores of the Kaipara Harbour.

PORT PRESERVATION: The Story of Preservation Inlet and the Solander Grounds

PORT PRESERVATION: The Story of Preservation Inlet and the Solander Grounds

ISBN# 0723303797
$89.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. The story of Preservation Inlet and the Solander Grounds, from the Cook voyages to sealing and whaling and gold prospecting.

CITY OF DUNEDIN: A Century of Civic Enterprise

CITY OF DUNEDIN: A Century of Civic Enterprise

$39.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. A complete history of this key city in New Zealand with numerous photos.

THE STORY OF HINAKURA

THE STORY OF HINAKURA

$49.95NZD

1940. 1st edition. Local New Zealand history.

THE GUMDIGGER: The Story of Kauri Gum

THE GUMDIGGER: The Story of Kauri Gum

$79.95NZD

1948. 1st edition. History of the gum fields in Northland, the gum and the diggers.

TE HEKENGA: Early Days in Horowhenua

TE HEKENGA: Early Days in Horowhenua

$99.95NZD

1940. 1st edition. These reminiscences of early Horowhenua of Rod McDonald.

Throughout The East Coast: The Story of Williams & Kettle Ltd
New Book

Throughout The East Coast: The Story of Williams & Kettle Ltd

$49.95NZD

1974. Limited 6000 run. A history of an influential and successful stock and station agency and mercantile firm, which for close on a century has served the provinces of Hawkes Bay and Poverty Bay.

A WEIRD REGION : Eruption of Mt. Tarawera in 1886

A WEIRD REGION : Eruption of Mt. Tarawera in 1886

$79.95NZD

1946. A rare and collectable account of the eruption of Mt Tarawera in 1886, including information on lakes, terraces and geysers.

THAMES: The First 100 Years

THAMES: The First 100 Years

$49.95NZD

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

South Pacific Enterprise: The Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd

South Pacific Enterprise: The Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd

$57.95NZD

1956. The story of a large industrial organisation against a background of the varied and colourful sugar industry.

Roaming Around NEW ZEALAND: The Story of a Holiday Trip

Roaming Around NEW ZEALAND: The Story of a Holiday Trip

$47.95NZD

1956. This is the story of Frank Clune's holiday trip around the New Zealand Islands.

THE KEYS TO PROSPERITY : The Centennial History of Southland Frozen Meat Ltd

THE KEYS TO PROSPERITY : The Centennial History of Southland Frozen Meat Ltd

ISBN# 0473000725
$44.95NZD

1981. This book gives the history of the company's formative years and its period of consolidation.

ONEHUNGA: A Brief History

ONEHUNGA: A Brief History

$49.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. Settlement at the end of the Maori War in the North. Manukau Harbour.

SCOUTS IN ACTION

SCOUTS IN ACTION

$39.95NZD

1963. 1st edition. A narrative of fifteen stories of bravery in various incidents, on the part of modern Scouts, with most stories contemporary to publication, and include some life or death crises.

NEW ZEALAND SENSATIONS

NEW ZEALAND SENSATIONS

$29.95NZD

1962. 1st edition. Here are true stories of fakes and swindlers, cranks and adventurers, strikers and statesmen, airmen and sailors, stunts and disasters, killers and criminals, V.C.s and other heroes

Vintage School Exercise Book circa 1940
New Book

Vintage School Exercise Book circa 1940

$59.95NZD

1940. Vintage school exercise book still in new condition.

Land Tenure in the Pacific

Land Tenure in the Pacific

$39.95NZD

Published 1987.

PUBORAMA

PUBORAMA

$49.95NZD

Undated. SIGNED. A selection of pub/hotel stories.

The New Zealand Guide 1952

The New Zealand Guide 1952

$39.95NZD

1952. A comprehensive Gazetter Geographical reference and travel guide of New Zealand.

THE SUMMER BOOK: A New Zealand Miscellany

THE SUMMER BOOK: A New Zealand Miscellany

ISBN# 0908635052
$34.95NZD

1982. A lively collection of prose and verse, photograph and painting, history and fiction.

ENGLISH COUNTIES: A Book of New Photographs

ENGLISH COUNTIES: A Book of New Photographs

$29.95NZD

1937. A collection of black and white photos of traditional English scenes.

GREEN LANE SAGA : Green Lane Hospital 1889-1982

GREEN LANE SAGA : Green Lane Hospital 1889-1982

ISBN# 0908596189
$44.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. Tells how Greenlane Hospital began, developed and triumphed.

2x books: Operation Trojan Horse + Unscheduled Stop in Iraq

2x books: Operation Trojan Horse + Unscheduled Stop in Iraq

ISBN# 9781789464610
$99.95NZD

2021. On 1 August, 1990, British Airways Flight 149 departed from Heathrow airport, destined for Kuala Lumpur. It never made it there, and neither did its nearly 400 passengers.

TRAIL BLAZERS OF NEW ZEALAND

TRAIL BLAZERS OF NEW ZEALAND

$49.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. In short the bric-a-brac of New Zealand's history.

Married and Gone to New Zealand

Married and Gone to New Zealand

$39.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. Collection of extracts from the accounts of women pioneers in New Zealand.

SPEAKING CANDIDLY: Films and People in New Zealand

SPEAKING CANDIDLY: Films and People in New Zealand

$49.95NZD

1945. 1st edition. Written at a time when films were the most popular form of public entertainment.

DOCTOR Agnes Bennett

DOCTOR Agnes Bennett

$49.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. Biography of Dr. Agnes Bennett, O.B.E. - who studied nuclear physics, then went on to do her life's work at the St Helens Hospitals in maternity.

GRENVILLE: The Story of a great New Zealand Jockey

GRENVILLE: The Story of a great New Zealand Jockey

$39.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. The story of a great New Zealand jockey, Grenville Hughes.

Collins' New Zealand Clear School Atlas

Collins' New Zealand Clear School Atlas

$49.95NZD

1940. Vintage school atlas.

GROG'S OWN COUNTRY: History of Liquor Licensing in NZ

GROG'S OWN COUNTRY: History of Liquor Licensing in NZ

$49.95NZD

1967. A serious study of the social havoc wrought in New Zealand including a searing attack on the alcohol laws and the liquor industry.

THE BOY COLONISTS: or Eighty Years of Colonial in Otago

THE BOY COLONISTS: or Eighty Years of Colonial in Otago

$47.95NZD

1975. An account of two English boys in Otago New Zealand from 1859 to 1867.

THE WIDE RANGE READERS, BLUE BOOK 3

THE WIDE RANGE READERS, BLUE BOOK 3

$39.95NZD

1949. Vintage children's book.

The Half Gallon Quarter Acre Pavlova Paradise

The Half Gallon Quarter Acre Pavlova Paradise

ISBN# 0723303495
$39.95NZD

1972. The frankest, funniest, most provocative written book about our land.

FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT: The Salvation Army in New Zealand 1883-1983

FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT: The Salvation Army in New Zealand 1883-1983

ISBN# 0589014374
$59.95NZD

1982. 1st edition. Since 1883 the importance of the work done by the Salvation Army is well-known and widely respected throughout New Zealand.

STAR in the SOUTH

STAR in the SOUTH

$59.95NZD

1970. 1st edition. A history of the establishment and development of Dominican convents in New Zealand.

The New Zealand Business WHO'S WHO 1962
PAWELKA

PAWELKA

ISBN# 0908705557
$39.95NZD

1989. 1st edition. The fascinating account of one of New Zealand's most successful prison escapers, and of a manhunt that turned a Manawatu town into what resembled a Wild West town under siege.

UNQUIET EARTH: History Bolton Street Cemetery

UNQUIET EARTH: History Bolton Street Cemetery

ISBN# 0477062504
$59.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. The history of Bolton Street Cemetery, Wellington, touches on the history of the City itself.

BATTLE FOR EGYPT: The Summer of 1942

BATTLE FOR EGYPT: The Summer of 1942

$59.95NZD

1955. 1st edition. New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45.

NOTABLE NEW ZEALANDERS: The Pictorial Who's Who 1979

NOTABLE NEW ZEALANDERS: The Pictorial Who's Who 1979

ISBN# 086832020X
$39.95NZD

1979. A comprehensive Gazette for prominent New Zealanders in 1979.

THE PEOPLE HAVE STRENGTH

THE PEOPLE HAVE STRENGTH

$59.95NZD

1954. 1st edition. Alley, Rewi 1897-1987 - China and Chinese history. Sequel to "Yo Banfa!"

THE FITZHERBERT BRIDGES 1877-1987: Palmerston North

THE FITZHERBERT BRIDGES 1877-1987: Palmerston North

$29.95NZD

1986. This book was produced on the occasion of the opening of the Third Fitzherbert Bridge, March 1987.

THE LITTLE WORLD OF STEWART ISLAND

THE LITTLE WORLD OF STEWART ISLAND

$49.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. Experiences and history on Stewart Island.

THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS: Centenary of New Plymouth Boy's High School 1882 -1982

THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS: Centenary of New Plymouth Boy's High School 1882 -1982

$49.95NZD

1982. 1st edition. New Zealand local history.

There's GOLD in them Hills

There's GOLD in them Hills

$49.95NZD

1948. Reminiscences of mining, sporting, and other experiences, principally in Westland, Nelson and Marlborough during the depression.

The Establishment of the New Plymouth Settlement in New Zealand 1841-1843

The Establishment of the New Plymouth Settlement in New Zealand 1841-1843

$69.95NZD

1940. The journals of the official Passenger Lists of the pioneer ships of the Plymouth Company of New Zealand; and list of other arrivals between 1841-1860.

Tales of a Pioneer: Episodes of the life of ALFRED SAUNDERS

Tales of a Pioneer: Episodes of the life of ALFRED SAUNDERS

$99.95NZD

1927. 1st edition. Excerpts from the Saunders 'Family Memoirs' from the author of an early 'History of New Zealand.

PAINTINGS of CANTERBURY 1840-1890

PAINTINGS of CANTERBURY 1840-1890

$24.95NZD

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

My Forty Footplate Years

My Forty Footplate Years

ISBN# 0908573472
$49.95NZD

1987. A presents candid accounts of the author's 40 years as an engine driver based in Palmerston North between 1943 and 1983.

MARTHA HILL PROJECT: Environmental Impact Report Volume 1 1985
MATAMATA: Centennial History of Matamata Plains

MATAMATA: Centennial History of Matamata Plains

$49.95NZD

1951. 1st edition. A memorial to the district's pioneers this history traces developments from pre-European times to pioneering days.

Maraoto Gold

Maraoto Gold

ISBN# 0340157755
$69.95NZD

1971. The story of a young family gold mining in the Coromandel Ranges.

LAND OF MOUNTAINS: Tramping and Climbing in New Zealand

LAND OF MOUNTAINS: Tramping and Climbing in New Zealand

ISBN# 0456024301
$29.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. New Zealand is noted for its mountaineering, rock climbing and tramping opportunities captured in this book.

Jewel by the Sea
New Book

Jewel by the Sea

ISBN# 0908705239
$69.95NZD

1988. 1st edition. Memories of Tairua and the Coromandel.

HEAD & SHOULDERS: Successful New Zealand Women talk to Virginia Myers

HEAD & SHOULDERS: Successful New Zealand Women talk to Virginia Myers

ISBN# 0140092358
$29.95NZD

1987. Includes: Fiona Kidman, Merata Mita, Helen Melrose, Wendy Pye, Helen Clark, Elspeth Kennedy, Anne Audain, Mira Szaszy, Miriam Saphira.

BY DESIGN: History of the Public Works Department 1870-1970

BY DESIGN: History of the Public Works Department 1870-1970

$29.95NZD

1970. The centenary of the Public Works Department, Ministry of Works.

WANAKA STORY: A History of the Wanaka, Hawea, Tarras, and surrounding districts

WANAKA STORY: A History of the Wanaka, Hawea, Tarras, and surrounding districts

$59.95NZD

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

HALLEY'S COMET Over New Zealand
New Book

HALLEY'S COMET Over New Zealand

ISBN# 047400656
$39.95NZD

1985. The nature of comets and the extraordinary life of Edmond Halley himself.

GOLD MINING AT WAIHI
New Book

GOLD MINING AT WAIHI

ISBN# 0908596294
$59.95NZD

1978. The story of the Wahi and district gold mines is a fascinating one, beginning with the discovery of the Martha Reef in 1878.

Halfway Round the Harbour: An Autobiography of Keith Sinclair

Halfway Round the Harbour: An Autobiography of Keith Sinclair

ISBN# 0140179852
$29.95NZD

1993. The man once described as New Zealand's 'senior enfant terrible' has written a candid, witty auto-biography.

EGMONT: The Story of a Mountain

EGMONT: The Story of a Mountain

$49.95NZD

1961. 1st edition. Local New Zealand history.

Castles in the Air: Men and Mountains in NZ

Castles in the Air: Men and Mountains in NZ

$39.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. A stimulating account of New Zealand's superb mountain land and the people who go there.

EAST OF THE ROCK AND PILLAR: A History of the Strath Taieri & Macraes Districts

EAST OF THE ROCK AND PILLAR: A History of the Strath Taieri & Macraes Districts

$59.95NZD

1949. The centennial record of the transformation and settlement of this area around Middlemarch.

CANTERBURY PAINTINGS

CANTERBURY PAINTINGS

ISBN# 0589013238
$44.95NZD

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

A Short History of the Parochial District of St Paul's, Wairoa

A Short History of the Parochial District of St Paul's, Wairoa

$79.95NZD

circa 1950. New Zealand local history.

A HISTORY OF THE POST OFFICE in New Zealand

A HISTORY OF THE POST OFFICE in New Zealand

$49.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. A comprehensive New Zealand history of the Post Office.

THE CHANGING LAND: A Short History of New Zealand for Children

THE CHANGING LAND: A Short History of New Zealand for Children

$39.95NZD

1960. 1st edition. Rare and collectable book on NZ history for children.

Around AUCKLAND

Around AUCKLAND

$39.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. Auckland and it's environs as they appealed to one pair of eyes - is how David More describes this delightful collection of drawings.

The Story of Rural Glenfield

The Story of Rural Glenfield

$42.95NZD

1989. Glenfield local area history.

TRAIL BLAZERS OF NEW ZEALAND

TRAIL BLAZERS OF NEW ZEALAND

$39.95NZD

1974. NZ history

THE FIGHTING MAN: A Study of The Life and Times T.E. Taylor

THE FIGHTING MAN: A Study of The Life and Times T.E. Taylor

$29.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. Thomas E Taylor (16 June 1862 – 27 July 1911) was a Christchurch mayor and Member of Parliament.

Catalina Dreaming

Catalina Dreaming

ISBN# 0908990391
$29.95NZD

1996. 1st edition. The story of one man's dream to bring to New Zealand a unique and historic WWII

Women's Suffrage in New Zealand

Women's Suffrage in New Zealand

ISBN# 9781869400217
$49.95NZD

1972. The definitive account of the New Zealand suffrage movement.

Land of The Three Rivers: A Centennial History of Piako County

Land of The Three Rivers: A Centennial History of Piako County

$39.95NZD

1976. 1st edition. Traces the history of the district (Te Aroha, Morrinsville, Tahuna, Waitoa etc) from the earliest times and tells of the great estates and of people.

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.

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.

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

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.