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AGAINST THE WIND: The Story of The New Zealand Seamen's Union
AFTERWORDS: Interviews From Survivors of The 1931 Hawkes Bay Earthquake

AFTERWORDS: Interviews From Survivors of The 1931 Hawkes Bay Earthquake

ISBN# 0476011248
$43.95NZD

2004. Interviews and letters from the Hawke's Bay Cultural Trust Earthquake Archive

Ad Lucem : Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984

Ad Lucem : Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984

$28.95NZD

1984. History of Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984.

A SPECIAL PLACE: Bobsy's Bay Part II 1971-1988

A SPECIAL PLACE: Bobsy's Bay Part II 1971-1988

$69.95NZD

1988. Further history of Bobsy's Bay in the Marlborough Sounds.

A SHORT HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND

A SHORT HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND

$49.95NZD

1935. This long established history of New Zealand covers the whole period of New Zealand history up to 1950.

A SHORT HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND

A SHORT HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND

$59.95NZD

1938. This long established history of New Zealand covers the whole period of New Zealand history up to 1950.

A RIVER RULES MY LIFE

A RIVER RULES MY LIFE

$74.95NZD

1963. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Mona Anderson and her popular books made the high country life famous and accessible to many.

A Place on the Edge
New Book

A Place on the Edge

ISBN# 1869417178
$49.95NZD

2005. The story of the landmark building St. Matthew-In-The-City

A NEW TWIST: A Centennial History of Donaghys Industries
A History of the Otago Hospital Board

A History of the Otago Hospital Board

$59.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. History of the early health services in Dunedin and Otago and what developed into the Hospital Board.

A History of The University of Auckland 1883-1983
A GUN IN MY HAND

A GUN IN MY HAND

$21.95NZD

1959. Fascinating, insightful, extremely informative covering wide range & variety of aspects New Zealand life in war & peace.

A Book of New Zealand

A Book of New Zealand

$44.95NZD

1964. Vintage New Zealand reference with fifty-four photographs.

65 YEARS OF GUIDING IN NEW ZEALAND 1908-1973

65 YEARS OF GUIDING IN NEW ZEALAND 1908-1973

$39.95NZD

1976. 1st edition. The Official History of the Girl Guides Association of New Zealand Inc.

A Century of Auckland Commerce 1856-1956

A Century of Auckland Commerce 1856-1956

$39.95NZD

1956. A history of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce.

A Great Run : One Hundred Years with the Pakuranga Hounds 1872-1972

A Great Run : One Hundred Years with the Pakuranga Hounds 1872-1972

$46.95NZD

1972. A history in two parts. Nice collectors book.

Shoestring Shipping Line

Shoestring Shipping Line

$47.95NZD

1967. History of the independent and locally owned Tasman Shipping Line

FROM SWAMP TO CENTENARY: a history of Hastings, New Zealand

FROM SWAMP TO CENTENARY: a history of Hastings, New Zealand

$59.95NZD

1961. 1st edition. Vintage local history.

OHINEMURI: Regional History Journal. No 56

OHINEMURI: Regional History Journal. No 56

$39.95NZD

2012. Nice book on NZ local history.

Islands of the Gulf

Islands of the Gulf

$39.95NZD

1966. The best-selling and much loved Islands of the Gulf is a precious record of a bygone era, and an enchanting must-have for New Zealand households, baches and boats.

The Golden Road to Cape Reinga

The Golden Road to Cape Reinga

$49.95NZD

1966. A personal and illustrated account of a leisurely pilgrimage through New Zealand's Northland region.

CENTURY OF CHALLENGE: History of Mackenzie County Council 1883-1983

CENTURY OF CHALLENGE: History of Mackenzie County Council 1883-1983

$79.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. A history of the Mackenzie County Council 1883-1983.

A HISTORY OF TIMARU HOSPITAL

A HISTORY OF TIMARU HOSPITAL

$47.95NZD

1974. 1st Edition. Illustrated and fascinating story of Timaru Hospital, from its inception in 1864 through to the modern hospital of today

MORE NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS

MORE NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS

ISBN# 0589011839
$49.95NZD

1978. 1st edition. Covers 31 New Zealand disasters.

FARTHEST SOUTH

FARTHEST SOUTH

$39.95NZD

1953. 1st edition. A journey often on foot through southern towns all the way down to Bluff.

A Century's Challenge : History of Wright, Stephenson & Co. Ltd 1861-1961

A Century's Challenge : History of Wright, Stephenson & Co. Ltd 1861-1961

$49.95NZD

1961. History of this NZ firm, early settlement and establishment of agriculture, links with the UK and Australia.

WESTPORT : Struggle for Survival - an illustrated history

WESTPORT : Struggle for Survival - an illustrated history

$49.95NZD

1973. 1st Edition. Comprehensive and illustrated history of Westport; the oldest town in the Westland region

HISTORIC TRAILS OF THE FAR NORTH

HISTORIC TRAILS OF THE FAR NORTH

ISBN# 0589013343
$49.95NZD

1977. 1st Edition. A guide to many hidden trails to many fascinating places of the Far North of New Zealand.

Early Manukau: Secrets Of Yesterday
New Book

Early Manukau: Secrets Of Yesterday

ISBN# 0473010720
$39.95NZD

1990. Signed by Author. The history of the authors family on the northern shores of the Manukau Harbour. NZ history collectors book.

History of the River Thames NZ

History of the River Thames NZ

$69.95NZD

1967. Includes sections on mines and hotels with illustrated folder maps.

Historic Gold Trails of the Coromandel

Historic Gold Trails of the Coromandel

ISBN# 0589010352
$49.95NZD

1977. An illustrated history of the historic gold trails of the Coromandel region

THE END OF THE PENNY SECTION
New Book

THE END OF THE PENNY SECTION

ISBN# 0589007203
$59.95NZD

1975 1st edition, Hardcover. The absorbing story of passenger transport in the urban streets of New Zealand.

Sam Chapman's COROMANDEL IN THE 'GOLDEN' DAYS
New Book

Sam Chapman's COROMANDEL IN THE 'GOLDEN' DAYS

$49.95NZD

Circa 1960. Memories of the gold rushes and events on the Coromandel Peninsula; illustrated and with a fold-out map

The Water Joey: Old Wheat Mills of Canterbury

The Water Joey: Old Wheat Mills of Canterbury

ISBN# 058900980
$49.95NZD

1976. A nostalgic fully illustrated guide to the old wheat mills of Canterbury and the men and women who served them.

The House of Reed : 50 Years of Publishing in New Zealand

The House of Reed : 50 Years of Publishing in New Zealand

$39.95NZD

1957. 1st edition. The history of New Zealand/Australian publishers and booksellers, A. H. & A. W. Reed, on their 60th anniversary. 

NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS
New Book

NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS

$59.95NZD

1957. Covering 32 of the worst accidents and incidents in New Zealand history.

Thames Borough Centenary 1873-1973

Thames Borough Centenary 1873-1973

$59.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. Thames-Coromandel District history and memoirs.

The Story Of Sandspit
New Book

The Story Of Sandspit

$59.95NZD

1998. Gateway to Kawau. Scare and hard to find.

Warkworth New Zealand: Book 2
New Book

Warkworth New Zealand: Book 2

ISBN# 047303689
$39.95NZD

1996. Book 2. Signed by Author

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

$29.95NZD

1991. Local NZ history.

CHANGING TIMES: The Story of A New Zealand Country Newspaper
New Book

CHANGING TIMES: The Story of A New Zealand Country Newspaper

ISBN# 9780476000834
$49.95NZD

2009. History of the Rodney Times newspaper.

SUMMER CRUISE

SUMMER CRUISE

ISBN# 0908610173
$43.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. Being the Grand Pleasure Trip of the S.S. Ngapuhi along the Northern Coast of New Zealand.

Past Days in Lower Hutt and Petone

Past Days in Lower Hutt and Petone

ISBN# 0908664001
$44.95NZD

1983. 1st edition. Past lifestyles and events from within the Wellington region.

Turn of the Tide : Bay of Islands County Council 1977-1989

Turn of the Tide : Bay of Islands County Council 1977-1989

ISBN# 9780908817016
$47.95NZD

1990. 1st edition. Bay of Islands County Council 1977-1989. Nice NZ history collectors book.

The Ironmasters : The First One Hundred Years of H.E. Shacklock

The Ironmasters : The First One Hundred Years of H.E. Shacklock

$39.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. Celebrating the centenary of the well-known Dunedin based foundry and engineering business, a household name

Bishop Harper and the Canterbury Settlement

Bishop Harper and the Canterbury Settlement

$59.95NZD

1909. (110 years old) A biography of a significant figure in the life of early Christchurch and Canterbury. Rare and collectable.

As Darker Grows The Night

As Darker Grows The Night

ISBN# 0340201991
$47.95NZD

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

The Katikati Story

The Katikati Story

$48.95NZD

1975. Centennial Souvenir Issue. Journal 53

People and Places : New Lynn 1930-1940

People and Places : New Lynn 1930-1940

ISBN# 047308399X
$37.95NZD

2002. Written and photographic record of the people servicing the community of New Lynn during the period 1930-1940

War Record

War Record

$49.95NZD

1946. Govt' report on the New Zealand War effort.

Our First Fifty Years: Mt. Albert Presbyterian Church 1913-1963

Our First Fifty Years: Mt. Albert Presbyterian Church 1913-1963

$27.95NZD

1963. 1913 - 1963 Mt Albert Presbyterian Church

Gulf

Gulf

ISBN# 0959757384
$24.95NZD

1980. Signed by Author. Tells the story of Auckland, Thames, Coromandel

MASTERTON CLUB of N.Z. 1877-1977

MASTERTON CLUB of N.Z. 1877-1977

$47.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. History of the Masterton Club, New Zealand.

FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND: The Shaping of Policy

FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND: The Shaping of Policy

ISBN# 34009902X
$34.95NZD

1969. 1st Edition. An interesting book on the history of the early years of the forestry industry in New Zealand.

DATUS: A Chronology of New Zealand From The Time of The Moa

DATUS: A Chronology of New Zealand From The Time of The Moa

$54.95NZD

1932. 1st edition. History of important events in New Zealand beginning with the arrival of the Maori in the 14th century up to the events of the 20th century.

Auckland & Northland : Pictures from the Past

Auckland & Northland : Pictures from the Past

ISBN# 187732700X
$24.95NZD

2002. A fascinating collection of photographs for a lively look back at Auckland and Northland.

STOCK IN TRADE: Hellaby's First Hundred Years 1873-1973

STOCK IN TRADE: Hellaby's First Hundred Years 1873-1973

$29.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. The story of freezing works company R & W Hellaby Ltd.

TREASURES From the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa
New Book

TREASURES From the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa

ISBN# 1877385123
$49.95NZD

2005. Te Papa is New Zealand's bold and innovative national museum and home to the country's richest collections.

PIONEER FAMILIES: The Settlers of 19th Century NZ

PIONEER FAMILIES: The Settlers of 19th Century NZ

ISBN# 1869531450
$49.95NZD

1994. An account of families living in New Zealand in the nineteenth century.

The University of Auckland: The First 125 Years
New Book

The University of Auckland: The First 125 Years

ISBN# 9781869404130
$29.95NZD

2008. The University of Auckland as it celebrates its 125th anniversary.

BIRKENHEAD: The Kauri Suburb

BIRKENHEAD: The Kauri Suburb

$59.95NZD

1969. Local history of this area.

The Story of Wakatipu

The Story of Wakatipu

$39.95NZD

1968. The early days and growth of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown up to the boom era of the 1970s.

The Birth of a City: Wellington 1840-1843

The Birth of a City: Wellington 1840-1843

$49.95NZD

1970. 1st edition. The history of the establishment and governance of the town of Wellington. Rare and collectable.

National Parks of New Zealand

National Parks of New Zealand

$39.95NZD

1971. Pictorial record of New Zealand.

Kaikoura New Zealand

Kaikoura New Zealand

ISBN# 0473095599
$29.95NZD

2002. A pictorial record of the Kaikoura region of New Zealand.

CORA & CO: The first half-century of New Zealand Youth Hostelling
The Keys to Prosperity: The Centennial History of Southland Frozen Meat Limited
Pioneering to Prosperity 1874 1974

Pioneering to Prosperity 1874 1974

$47.95NZD

1981. 1st edition. Centennial History of the Manchester Block.

Early Auckland City And Provinces

Early Auckland City And Provinces

$47.95NZD

1955. Early Auckland history.

BUILDING A BANK: The Century That Made Countrywide

BUILDING A BANK: The Century That Made Countrywide

$19.95NZD

1997. Countrywide Bank centenary celebration, 1897-1997

COLONIAL AUCKLAND A collection of paintings drawings and prints

COLONIAL AUCKLAND A collection of paintings drawings and prints

$39.95NZD

1959. Vintage catalogue of the Auckland City Art Gallery.

Between the River and the Hills : Waikato County Council, 1876-1976

Between the River and the Hills : Waikato County Council, 1876-1976

ISBN# 086864000X
$38.95NZD

1976. 1st edition. Tells vividly the sprightly story of the Waikato County Council and the county itself, its people and industries, from 1876, when it was constituted, to the present day.

AUCKLAND BY THE SEA: 100 Years of Work and Play

AUCKLAND BY THE SEA: 100 Years of Work and Play

ISBN# 9781869537005
$38.95NZD

2007. The development of the Auckland isthmus coastline for work and pleasure over the 100 years before World War II.

A Short History of The Parochial District of All Saints Palmerston North
AD AUGUSTA: Centennial History of Auckland Grammar School 1869-1969

AD AUGUSTA: Centennial History of Auckland Grammar School 1869-1969

$69.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. The school's development, against the background of the social, political and cultural influences at work in the community during this 100 years.

A LONG SEASON: A History of AFFCO New Zealand

A LONG SEASON: A History of AFFCO New Zealand

ISBN# 047600795X
$24.95NZD

2004. The History of AFFCO New Zealand meatworks marking their centennial history.

LINKS: A History of Transport and New Zealand Society

LINKS: A History of Transport and New Zealand Society

ISBN# 1869561686
$38.95NZD

1996. Explores the fascinating relationship between transport and NZ society.

Dust to Gold
New Book

Dust to Gold

ISBN# 9781869792800
$37.95NZD

2009. The Inspiring Story of Bendigo Station, home of Shrek.

FAITH AND TOIL: The Story of Tokomairiro

FAITH AND TOIL: The Story of Tokomairiro

$59.95NZD

1949. 1st edition. Nice book on local New Zealand history.

A Southern Gentry : New Zealanders Who Inherited the Earth

A Southern Gentry : New Zealanders Who Inherited the Earth

ISBN# 0589013181
$28.95NZD

1981. An in depth look at New Zealand's landed gentry - those who made their fortunes in the wool trade in the 19th century became an ersatz aristocracy.

A VERY GOOD BUSINESS: 100 Years of James Hardie Industries
New Book

A VERY GOOD BUSINESS: 100 Years of James Hardie Industries

ISBN# 0959677550
$29.95NZD

1987. The story of One Hundred Years of James Hardie Industries

Victoria University College : An essay towards a history

Victoria University College : An essay towards a history

$44.95NZD

1949. 1st edition. Rare and collectable.

SIXTY YEARS OF SERVICE : Rotary Club Napier 1924-1984

SIXTY YEARS OF SERVICE : Rotary Club Napier 1924-1984

ISBN# 0473002337
$49.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. Celebrating 60 years of the Rotary Club of Napier and a tribute to the Rotarians and their work in the community.

OUR FIRST FIFTY YEARS: A History of Wellington East Girls' College

OUR FIRST FIFTY YEARS: A History of Wellington East Girls' College

$49.95NZD

1975. History of Wellington East Girls' College celebrating the first 50 years.

Beyond ANZUS

Beyond ANZUS

ISBN# 0473002914
$47.95NZD

1985. Alternatives for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

100 Years In Pitt Street

100 Years In Pitt Street

$48.95NZD

Circa 1966. Centenary History of the Pitt Street Methodist Church, Auckland 1866-1966.

The Sixty Million Muster

The Sixty Million Muster

$39.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. A tribute to the sheep, to the farmers and their working dogs, and to those who process and market the fine end-products-prime meat, and spendid wool

VANISHING AUCKLAND

VANISHING AUCKLAND

ISBN# 333301250
$44.95NZD

1980. 1st edition. Watercolours, photos & text regarding old homes in Auckland.

It Must be Watties!

It Must be Watties!

ISBN# 1869534093
$19.95NZD

1998. 1st edition. This book tells the story of Wattie's from its humble beginnings to its multinational status.

100 YEARS OF CLAUDE STRATFORD
New Book

100 YEARS OF CLAUDE STRATFORD

ISBN# 9780958247733
$39.95NZD

2010. 1st edition. Biography of Claude Stratford, founder of Comvita Ltd.

The Member for Mount Ida

The Member for Mount Ida

$189.95NZD

1938. 1st edition. Antiquarian book on New Zealand history.

EXPLORING IN NEW ZEALAND

EXPLORING IN NEW ZEALAND

$29.95NZD

1951. Vintage primary school bulletin.

THE RAINBOW WARRIOR AFFAIR

THE RAINBOW WARRIOR AFFAIR

ISBN# 0049000411
$29.95NZD

1986. Who sank the Rainbow Warrior - and why?

TE ARAWA: A History of the Arawa People

TE ARAWA: A History of the Arawa People

$249.95NZD

1967. 1st edition. This history of Te Arawa, who today occupy the Rotorua lakes district and part of the central Bay of Plenty. RARE.

ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE: Official History WW2 1939-1945

ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE: Official History WW2 1939-1945

$139.95NZD

1955. 1st Edition. Published by the War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs New Zealand.

The WAHINE Disaster

The WAHINE Disaster

$49.95NZD

1969. New Zealand's greatest maritime disaster.

The Penguin History of New Zealand

The Penguin History of New Zealand

ISBN# 9780670045501
$49.95NZD

2003. By far the best general history of New Zealand in a generation.

Island On The Skyline : Great Barrier Island

Island On The Skyline : Great Barrier Island

ISBN# 9780589004286
$29.95NZD

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

Recollections : New Zealand Memories
New Book

Recollections : New Zealand Memories

$19.95NZD

2000. NZ History

Mountain Farm Bush Farm

Mountain Farm Bush Farm

ISBN# 0473062577
$19.95NZD

2000. The impressions of people who lived, grew up, worked on, or simply visited Kairuru - the Henderson family Erewhon, set high on the Takaka Hills.

Manawatu and its Neighbours

Manawatu and its Neighbours

$37.95NZD

1987. Contains sections on local history, the landscape, land-based activities, settlements and regional highlights for the whole of the lower North Island.

Hospital On The Avon

Hospital On The Avon

$47.95NZD

1962. The History of the Christchurch Hospital 1862-1962. Rare and collectible.

From Royal Mail to e-mail : A History of St. Aidan's Church, Remuera 1905 - 2005
New Book

From Royal Mail to e-mail : A History of St. Aidan's Church, Remuera 1905 - 2005

ISBN# 0476015480
$39.95NZD

2005. St Aidans Church 2005 Remuera.

Snow On the Lindis
New Book

Snow On the Lindis

ISBN# 9781775537922
$39.95NZD

2015. Madge Snow's story of living at Morven Hills Station on the Lindis Pass.

Waimarino County & Other Excursions
New Book

Waimarino County & Other Excursions

ISBN# 9781869403911
$28.95NZD

2008. Explores memories of a small-town childhood.

Fifty Years at Grammar
New Book

Fifty Years at Grammar

ISBN# 0908756062
$39.95NZD

1987. Signed by Author. Stories in the lives of pupils, masters and headmasters of Auckland Grammar School 1921-1972

Parliament the Land and the Buildings from 1840
New Book

Parliament the Land and the Buildings from 1840

ISBN# 0478040008
$19.95NZD

1988. A brief history of the building on Parliament Grounds.

Old Ohaeawai and its School

Old Ohaeawai and its School

$24.95NZD

1988. Old Ohaeawai and its school. Collectable.

New Zealand Official Year Book 1967

New Zealand Official Year Book 1967

$42.95NZD

1967. Collectable

Golden Days of Lake County

Golden Days of Lake County

ISBN# 0723301948
$32.95NZD

1962. Signed by Author. The story of human endeavor that preceded, and followed upon, the discovery of gold in its mountains, rivers and river terraces.

After the Freeze: New Zealand Unions in the Economy
Aucklands Historic Schools

Aucklands Historic Schools

ISBN# 0959773207
$32.95NZD

1984. NZ history.

Aerated Water Manufacturers of Eden Crescent 1845-1964

Aerated Water Manufacturers of Eden Crescent 1845-1964

$27.95NZD

1979. A History of The Soft Drink Industry Of Auckland. Volume 1.

A guide to the Waimate Mission House

A guide to the Waimate Mission House

ISBN# 612265
$29.95NZD

1971. Vintage reference

Bishop in the Dock : The Sedition Trial of James Liston

Bishop in the Dock : The Sedition Trial of James Liston

ISBN# 1869401603
$19.95NZD

1997. The story of New Zealand's history, where the ethnic and religious tensions were a feature of colonial life.

Flood Disaster 1978

Flood Disaster 1978

$22.95NZD

1978. An Illustrated Personal Account of the 1978 Otago and Southland Floods. Immaculate rare and collectible book.

The University of Otago : A Centennial History

The University of Otago : A Centennial History

$39.95NZD

1969. A history of the first University to be established in New Zealand in 1869. Rare and collectible.

The 100 Year Flood 1978

The 100 Year Flood 1978

ISBN# 0959755438
$19.95NZD

1978. Account of the Southland floods of 1978. Immaculate rare and collectible book.

Golden Days of Lake County

Golden Days of Lake County

ISBN# 0723301948
$49.95NZD

1949. As new. The story of human endeavor that preceded, and followed upon, the discovery of gold in its mountains, rivers and river terraces.

The Great Flood of 78

The Great Flood of 78

$22.95NZD

1978. Marked the centenary of the 1878 floods in the Clutha River.Rare and collectible.

Early Days In the Waikato

Early Days In the Waikato

$39.95NZD

1964. A Centennial Volume celebrating the hundredth year of European settlement in the Waikato.

The Archaeology of Pouerua
New Book

The Archaeology of Pouerua

ISBN# 869402928
$39.95NZD

2003. An important book in New Zealand archaeology.

By Design, History of the Public Works Department 1870-1970

By Design, History of the Public Works Department 1870-1970

$37.95NZD

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

The Story of New Zealand

The Story of New Zealand

ISBN# 0474000141
$28.95NZD

1985, 1st edition

History of the County of Hawke's Bay

History of the County of Hawke's Bay

$27.95NZD

1973. NZ history.

Nelson and Marlborough

Nelson and Marlborough

ISBN# 0589013378
$29.95NZD

1980. Collectible record of local history of this region.

Walking Historic Auckland : explore 19th century Auckland on today's streets
New Book

Walking Historic Auckland : explore 19th century Auckland on today's streets

ISBN# 1869660056
$38.95NZD

2002. The 15 walks in the book take in many of Auckland's most beautiful and historic places in both the city and suburbs.

Auckland War Memorial Museum Guide : Te Papa Whakahiku

Auckland War Memorial Museum Guide : Te Papa Whakahiku

ISBN# 0908623550
$12.95NZD

2002. Guide to the Auckland War Memorial Museum, Te Papa Whakahiku

Station Country III : The Last Muster

Station Country III : The Last Muster

ISBN# 1869583663
$28.95NZD

1997. Popular rural writer Philip Holden delves into the colourful history and lives of the runholders in New Zealand's high country.

Selling Auckland : The Story of Barfoot and Thompson

Selling Auckland : The Story of Barfoot and Thompson

ISBN# 0908990677
$47.95NZD

2000. Illustrated and detailed history of a long-established NZ real estate firm.

Coaches North : The Story of the Hawke's Bay Motor Company

Coaches North : The Story of the Hawke's Bay Motor Company

$48.95NZD

1967. A compact illustrated history of the Hawke's Bay Motor Company, including development of the Napier-Taupo Road

On Golder's Hill : A History of Thorndon Parish

On Golder's Hill : A History of Thorndon Parish

ISBN# 0473080273
$69.95NZD

2001. Illustrated history of the Thorndon Parish in Wellington, New Zealand

Behind Winery Doors : Marlborough & Nelson New Zealand

Behind Winery Doors : Marlborough & Nelson New Zealand

ISBN# 9780473291853
$49.95NZD

2014. Features 45 of Marlborough and Nelson's leading vineyards including maps, memorabilia and history behind each one

Easter Monday in the Highlands : A Century of Mackenzie Highland Shows 1899-1998

Easter Monday in the Highlands : A Century of Mackenzie Highland Shows 1899-1998

ISBN# 0473055112
$119.95NZD

1998. Detailed illustrated history of the Mackenzie Agricultural and Pastoral Association Show held in Fairlie from 1899.

Growing Points and Prickles : Life in New Zealand between 1920 and 1960

Growing Points and Prickles : Life in New Zealand between 1920 and 1960

ISBN# 0723303142
$28.95NZD

1971. 1st edition. Book on NZ history

 Memories of Ruawai, Tokatoka and Rehia

Memories of Ruawai, Tokatoka and Rehia

$47.95NZD

1991. Signed by Author. NZ regional history.

Historic Wakatipu

Historic Wakatipu

ISBN# 0589004468
$29.95NZD

1974. Early Arrowtown, Macetown, Bullendale and Cardrona.

Musterer on Molesworth

Musterer on Molesworth

$74.95NZD

1953. 1st edition. Rare and collectable. Author's account of mustering on this iconic high country station. Bruce worked summers in 1928, '29 and '30.

The Boss's Story

The Boss's Story

$33.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. The problems and pleasures of managing Mount White a New Zealand Sheep Station.

Here They Come Again

Here They Come Again

$29.95NZD

1971. Photographs from the Muldoon era with captions, New Zealand from the 1970s.

The Lure of New Lands
New Book

The Lure of New Lands

ISBN# 9780908608539
$37.95NZD

2004. New Zealand's early history as seen by immigrants in the 1850s

FIRST TO CARE : 125 Years of the Order of St John in New Zealand, 1885-2010
New Book

FIRST TO CARE : 125 Years of the Order of St John in New Zealand, 1885-2010

ISBN# 9781877514036
$59.95NZD

2009. A comprehensive history written of the Order of St John in New Zealand.

The Northern Club 1869-1994
New Book

The Northern Club 1869-1994

ISBN# 0473027267
$43.95NZD

1994. A history of the Northern Club in is 125 year existence.

Hill Standing Above
New Book

Hill Standing Above

$19.95NZD

2006. Mt Victoria Takarunga and the Signalman's House - A History

Annals of Early Dunedin

Annals of Early Dunedin

$49.95NZD

1973. A chronological history of Dunedin. Signed by Author. #309 of 2000 copies.

Bay of Islands and Whangarei

Bay of Islands and Whangarei

ISBN# 0589013440
$29.95NZD

1980. Collectible record of local history of this region.

As Far as a Man May Go : Captain Cook's New Zealand

As Far as a Man May Go : Captain Cook's New Zealand

$34.95NZD

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.

Changing Days and Changing Ways

Changing Days and Changing Ways

$49.95NZD

1954. 1st edition. Memoirs of the late nineteenth century settlers of Palmerston North and the Manawatu.

Away North Away South

Away North Away South

$49.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. A personal and illustrated view of New Zealand's scenic attractions from north to south

Piano In The Parlour: When The Piano Was New Zealands Home Entertainment Centre
New Book

Piano In The Parlour: When The Piano Was New Zealands Home Entertainment Centre

ISBN# 9780958224390
$44.95NZD

2007. Pianos were in huge numbers of New Zealand front parlours through Victorian and Edwardian times and into the 1920s.

UNDERSTANDING MONEY, UNEMPLOYMENT, AND INFLATION

UNDERSTANDING MONEY, UNEMPLOYMENT, AND INFLATION

$69.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. New Zealand history.

THE RIDDLE OF RICHARD PEARSE

THE RIDDLE OF RICHARD PEARSE

ISBN# 0589007947
$48.95NZD

1974. It has been claimed that Richard Pearse, a South Canterbury farmer, actually flew before the Wright Bros in the US.

DECENTLY AND IN ORDER: The Government of the City of Auckland 1840-1971

DECENTLY AND IN ORDER: The Government of the City of Auckland 1840-1971

$44.95NZD

1971. Well illustrated history celebrating celebrating the centenary of NZ's biggest city.

Underwriting Adventure: A Centennial History of The National Insurance Company

Underwriting Adventure: A Centennial History of The National Insurance Company

ISBN# 0868612898
$39.95NZD

1973. 1st edition. NZ Business history.

JOHNSONVILLE: Continuity and Change in a New Zealand Township

JOHNSONVILLE: Continuity and Change in a New Zealand Township

ISBN# 0868612898
$39.95NZD

1980. 1st edition. History of Johnsonville, a suburb of the capital, Wellington, from the earliest days of mass European settlement to the present.

This Man's Father Had My Father's Farm

This Man's Father Had My Father's Farm

$29.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. T Peter Hammond chronicles life with his father with a sense of comedy unequalled by any New Zealand writer.

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.

LOOKING BACK: A Photographic History of New Zealand

LOOKING BACK: A Photographic History of New Zealand

ISBN# 0195581881
$59.95NZD

1978. Photographic research in private and public collections throughout the country.

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC: Australia and New Zealand and their Pacific Island neighbourhoods

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC: Australia and New Zealand and their Pacific Island neighbourhoods

$49.95NZD

1954. Authoritative and objective account of the territories of the Southwest Pacific, well-illustrated with photos and maps

Otago Museum: Collected Stories
New Book

Otago Museum: Collected Stories

ISBN# 0476004640
$29.95NZD

2004. Neville Peat focuses on the natural history of southern New Zealand and New Zealand's sub Antarctic islands.

Living In Kaiparoro: Stories of A Tararua Community and ANZAC Memorial Bridge

Living In Kaiparoro: Stories of A Tararua Community and ANZAC Memorial Bridge

ISBN# 9780473132705
$59.95NZD

2008. 1st edition. Life in this Wairarapa community in the lee of the Tararuas, and its ANZAC memorial bridge.

EXPLORING THE EAST COAST BAYS

EXPLORING THE EAST COAST BAYS

$39.95NZD

1985. Local history history of the Auckland's north shore beaches.

Memories of Early Coromandel

Memories of Early Coromandel

$39.95NZD

1964. A fascinating historical account of early Coromandel.

MANUAL of NEW ZEALAND HISTORY

MANUAL of NEW ZEALAND HISTORY

$49.95NZD

1886. (135yo) 1st edition.

The Story of Rural Glenfield

The Story of Rural Glenfield

$42.95NZD

1989. Glenfield local area history.

JADE RIVER: A History of The Mahurangi

JADE RIVER: A History of The Mahurangi

ISBN# 473081461
$249.95NZD

2001. Beautiful book on the history of the Mahurangi region. Out of print and increasingly scarce.

Samuel Butler at Mesopotamia

Samuel Butler at Mesopotamia

$48.95NZD

1960. Illustrated history of the Mesopotamia Station runs before and after Samuel Butler's residence there.

The Heart of Colonial Auckland 1865-1910

The Heart of Colonial Auckland 1865-1910

ISBN# 1869411579
$37.95NZD

1992. Looks at what is now central Auckland, but which for many years was Auckland, between 1865 and 1910.

New Zealand: The Small Utopia

New Zealand: The Small Utopia

$49.95NZD

1962. An overview of New Zealand as it was in the 1960s; including a brief mention of Hawke's Bay

Great Days in New Zealand Nursing

Great Days in New Zealand Nursing

$42.95NZD

1961. From the earliest days of European settlement, a history of NZ nursing

Waitomo Caves: New Zealand's Underground Wonderland

Waitomo Caves: New Zealand's Underground Wonderland

$39.95NZD

1953. Illustrated with b&w photos, drawings and maps, a vintage visitor's guide to the Waitomo Caves

The Streets Of My City: Wellington, New Zealand

The Streets Of My City: Wellington, New Zealand

$44.95NZD

1948. The history of the city reflected in its street names, preserving those of pioneer ships, statesmen and more.

The Heart of Auckland: Yesterday Today

The Heart of Auckland: Yesterday Today

$38.95NZD

Circa 1970. A pictorial record with b&w photos and a map of the Auckland city centre

Art  Deco Napier: Styles of the Thirties

Art Deco Napier: Styles of the Thirties

ISBN# 0474002519
$39.95NZD

1987. Rebuilt after the great earthquake of 1931 into the Art Deco architectural style, this is a long-awaited celebration of the city.

Canterbury Colonists Galleries

Canterbury Colonists Galleries

$84.95NZD

1960. Guide to the Canterbury Museum's early Christchurch street with twelve shops and cob house

THE LIGHT ACCEPTED: 125 Years of Wellington College

THE LIGHT ACCEPTED: 125 Years of Wellington College

ISBN# 1869340329
$69.95NZD

1992. History of Wellington College, 1867-1992

Gold Trails of Otago

Gold Trails of Otago

ISBN# 589004190
$69.95NZD

1970. A traveller's guide to the goldfields of Otago, including instructions for prospecting and history of the Gold Rush

GROG'S OWN COUNTRY: History of Liquor Licensing in New Zealand

GROG'S OWN COUNTRY: History of Liquor Licensing in New Zealand

$69.95NZD

1959. Serious study of the social havoc wrought in NZ by the alcohol laws and the liquor industry.

New Zealand's Lost Oilfields

New Zealand's Lost Oilfields

ISBN# 9780476010291
$54.95NZD

2004. The author's illustrated portrayal of the oilfields found in the 1970s in the Southern Basin and then 'forgotten'.

Death of the RAINBOW WARRIOR

Death of the RAINBOW WARRIOR

ISBN# 0140097384
$24.95NZD

1986. The full inside story of the sensational bombing of the Greenpeace vessel the Rainbow Warrior in July 1985.

The Rock and the Sky: THE STORY OF RODNEY COUNTY

The Rock and the Sky: THE STORY OF RODNEY COUNTY

ISBN# 868640182
$49.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. The History of Rodney County.

Exploration New Zealand

Exploration New Zealand

ISBN# 0589006673
$29.95NZD

1971. 1st edition. The first heavily illustrated history of exploration in New Zealand.

Scrutiny On The County

Scrutiny On The County

$39.95NZD

1986. A history of the Marlborough region.

Christchurch Changing: An Illustrated History
New Book

Christchurch Changing: An Illustrated History

ISBN# 0908812531
$39.95NZD

2007. Tells the story of a major New Zealand city over the past hundred and fifty years.

Tavern In The Town

Tavern In The Town

$32.95NZD

1957. The history of New Zealand's public houses. Collectable

Wellington Prospect ; Survey of a city 1840-1970

Wellington Prospect ; Survey of a city 1840-1970

ISBN# 456005102
$34.95NZD

1970. 1st edition. An examination of the progress made by NZ's capital over 100 years. Collectable

Now and Then: Te Puke 1881-1991

Now and Then: Te Puke 1881-1991

$24.95NZD

1981. Nice history collectors book.

Ends and Means in New Zealand Politics
MASSEY: Its Early Years

MASSEY: Its Early Years

$28.95NZD

1977. A history of the development of Massey Agricultural College to 1943.

Our Countrys Story

Our Countrys Story

ISBN# B004C1DPPK
$18.95NZD

1963. A new, illustrated history of New Zealand.

New Plymouth Public Library: A History 1848-1960
New Book

New Plymouth Public Library: A History 1848-1960

$39.95NZD

1960. Still new. Local New Plymouth history. Hard to find

COVER STORY : History of the State Insurance Office 1905-1980

COVER STORY : History of the State Insurance Office 1905-1980

ISBN# 0477015042
$59.95NZD

1980. 1st edition. Celebrating 75 years of the iconic NZ company and its people, covering events like the Napier earthquake and Wahine storm

The Lyttleton Time Ball Station

The Lyttleton Time Ball Station

$44.95NZD

1979. An account of its history, operation and restoration. Nice history collectors book.

Mussel Cultivation in the Marlborough Sounds (New Zealand)

Mussel Cultivation in the Marlborough Sounds (New Zealand)

$59.95NZD

1979. Fascinating book on the history of the mussel cultivation industry in the Marlborough Sounds

Beyond the Skippers Road

Beyond the Skippers Road

ISBN# 0589000063
$39.95NZD

1965. An account of high country sheep farming in a remote and isolated area of the South Island.

An Appetite For Wonder : Cawthron Institute 1921-2011, 90th Anniversary
New Book

An Appetite For Wonder : Cawthron Institute 1921-2011, 90th Anniversary

ISBN# 9780473195885
$79.95NZD

2011. Richly detailed and illustrated history commemorating the 90th anniversary of the NZ scientific institute

Astride The River; A History of Hamilton

Astride The River; A History of Hamilton

$39.95NZD

1977. An illustrated history of Hamilton from the time it was a military village in the 1860s.

EVERYBODY'S STORY OF NEW ZEALAND

EVERYBODY'S STORY OF NEW ZEALAND

$34.95NZD

1950. Vintage comprehensive history of NZ; the explorers, natives, missionaries, Scottish settlements, gold strikes and more

White Gold: The Mount Hutt Story

White Gold: The Mount Hutt Story

ISBN# 1877257222
$69.95NZD

2002. Story of the NZ skifield's development, many previously unpublished photos, a tale of triumph, tragedy and intrigue.

ON ACTIVE SERVICE: New Zealand At War

ON ACTIVE SERVICE: New Zealand At War

ISBN# 1877327336
$49.95NZD

2004. 1st edition. Early tribal conflict, New Zealand wars, the South Africa War, the First and Second World Wars, the Cold War and peacekeeping.