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The Decorative Arts of the New Zealand Maori

The Decorative Arts of the New Zealand Maori

ISBN# 0589000322
$28.95NZD

1975. Over 136 plates, mostly in color, of Maori arts.

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra : The First Forty Years

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra : The First Forty Years

ISBN# 0474001482
$39.95NZD

1986. 1st Edition. Provides an excellent pictorial record of the orchestra’s development and is an engaging and entertaining account of the country’s longest established performing arts organisation.

Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island

ISBN# 1877257036
$28.95NZD

2004. Profusely illustrated in colour, and with maps and sketches, this is an essential resource for all visitors.

The Turners of Huia

The Turners of Huia

$39.95NZD

1967. Signed by Author. A history of the Turner family and their settlement at Little Huia in the 1890's. Immaculate rare and collectible book.

Sing As We Go : The Story of the Kiwi Concert Party, 1941-43

Sing As We Go : The Story of the Kiwi Concert Party, 1941-43

$48.95NZD

1944. 1st Edition. History of the the Kiwi concert party through the Tripoli, Malta, Crete, Tunisia, the Middle East during WWII.

The New Zealand Index

The New Zealand Index

$69.95 $39.95NZD

1915. A valuable handbook to everyplace in New Zealand. Rare & Collectable.

The Peace Recipe Book

The Peace Recipe Book

$37.95NZD

1914. Rare and collectable cook book. An effort of a returned soldiers wife.

Christians in Khaki

Christians in Khaki

$44.95NZD

1900. Collectable. Cameos of Christian work among the Soldiers, fresh from the front.

Memories of Mansion House : Kawau Island, New Zealand

Memories of Mansion House : Kawau Island, New Zealand

ISBN# 0908596073
$42.95NZD

1980. 1st Edition. An entertaining and authentic part of the on-going history of Kawau Island.

Victoria University College : An essay towards a history

Victoria University College : An essay towards a history

$44.95NZD

1949. 1st Edition. Rare and collectable.

Auckland by the Sea: 100 Years of Work and Play
New Book

Auckland by the Sea: 100 Years of Work and Play

ISBN# 9781869537005
$34.95NZD

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

Tooth and Nail: The Story of a Daughter of the Depression

Tooth and Nail: The Story of a Daughter of the Depression

ISBN# 0589008773
$29.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. The true and powerful story of a young Mary Findlay during the bitter days of the Depression in New Zealand.

By Batons and Barbed Wire: A Response to the 1981 Springbok Tour of New Zealand

By Batons and Barbed Wire: A Response to the 1981 Springbok Tour of New Zealand

ISBN# 0473001128
$57.95NZD

1983. Nice rugby or history enthusiasts book. Rare and collectable.

Dargaville Borough: First Fifty Years as a Bouough 1908-1958

Dargaville Borough: First Fifty Years as a Bouough 1908-1958

$37.95NZD

1958. Jubilee Souvenir. Rare and collectable.

The Story of the British Empire Games

The Story of the British Empire Games

$49.95NZD

1950. 1st Edition. Rare and collectable.

Takapuna : People and Places
New Book

Takapuna : People and Places

ISBN# 0473007886
$48.95NZD

1989. 1st Edition. A collection of articles on the theme of social and everyday life over the years in Takapuna and the North Shore of Auckland's Waitemata Harbour.

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.

Mount Camel Calling

Mount Camel Calling

ISBN# 0340245441
$34.95NZD

1981. 1st Edition. A fifth-generation Far Northener, she tells the story of the district through her own memories and the anecdotes of people like her 92-year-old father, Old Possum.

Story of Northland

Story of Northland

ISBN# 0589009095
$37.95NZD

1956. Nice NZ history collectors book.

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.

Te Ao Maori: The Maori World
New Book

Te Ao Maori: The Maori World

ISBN# 9780143010302
$36.95NZD

2008. A tour of the Maori world in images and text (Maori and English) and includes a matching DVD with actors performing the haka, poi, hongi, poroporoaki, a tour of a marae, etc.

People and the Land / TE Tangata Me TE Whenua

People and the Land / TE Tangata Me TE Whenua

ISBN# 9780046140137
$39.95NZD

1996. An Illustrated History of New Zealand 1820-1920.

The New Zealand Wars and the Pioneering Period: Vol II

The New Zealand Wars and the Pioneering Period: Vol II

ISBN# 0477012302
$59.95NZD

1983. Volume II. History of the formative period of Maori- European interaction.

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. First Edition.

Cora and Co: The first half-century of New Zealand youth hostelling
Wild New Zealand from the Road
New Book

Wild New Zealand from the Road

ISBN# 9781869793494
$44.95NZD

2010. A handbook outlining the most significant features of our wilderness and introducing the key species and where they can easily be observed and experienced.

It Must be Watties!

It Must be Watties!

ISBN# 1869534093
$19.95NZD

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

Our First Fifty Years

Our First Fifty Years

$27.95NZD

1963. 1913 - 1963 Mt Albert Presbyterian Church

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.

Those Were the Days: A Celebration of the Weekly News 1930s / 1940s / 1950s
New Book

Those Were the Days: A Celebration of the Weekly News 1930s / 1940s / 1950s

ISBN# 1869470354
$39.95NZD

1993. A nostalgic look at life from the much loveed glossy pages of The Weekly News.

Story of Auckland in Pictures

Story of Auckland in Pictures

$27.95NZD

1971. A publication to mark the Centenary of the Auckland City Council

Maori Myth and Legend

Maori Myth and Legend

ISBN# 0790001497
$23.95NZD

1972. The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend. Some of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic book.

Hot Water Country

Hot Water Country

ISBN# 0589010506
$34.95NZD

1977. Life and leisure in New Zealand's volcanic wonderland.

Apirana Ngata E Tipu e Rea

Apirana Ngata E Tipu e Rea

$44.95NZD

1988. Te Kete Raukura series. Rare and collectable.

High Country Journey: From Glen Lyon to Molesworth

High Country Journey: From Glen Lyon to Molesworth

ISBN# 0589013394
$38.95NZD

1980. One of the best Canterbury books. This is a classic of Canterbury literature that describes most of the high country stations as the author saw them.

Deeds Not Words: The story of the New Zealand Coastguard

Deeds Not Words: The story of the New Zealand Coastguard

ISBN# 0473034115
$39.95NZD

1995. Celebrates the development of the volunteer Coastguard movement in New Zealand.

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

In Search of Ancient New Zealand

In Search of Ancient New Zealand

ISBN# 9780143020882
$59.95NZD

2007. 1st Edition. Co-written by geologist Dr Hamish Campbell and award-winning author Gerard Hutching reveals startling new information about this country's natural history.

Women's Suffrage in New Zealand

Women's Suffrage in New Zealand

ISBN# 9781869400217
$48.95NZD

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

100 Years Aberdeen Angus In New Zealand
New Book

100 Years Aberdeen Angus In New Zealand

$58.95NZD

1968. 1st Edition. A breed history of the NZ Aberdeen Angus Society of NZ.

Pioneering to Prosperity 1874 1974

Pioneering to Prosperity 1874 1974

$47.95NZD

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

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

A Book of New Zealand

A Book of New Zealand

$44.95NZD

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

Beginnings: A History of North Shore, Auckland Vol 1

Beginnings: A History of North Shore, Auckland Vol 1

$27.95NZD

1977. Volume 1. Nice account of local NZ history.

The Heart of Colonial Auckland 1865-1910

The Heart of Colonial Auckland 1865-1910

ISBN# 1869411579
$28.95NZD

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

Above Auckland
New Book

Above Auckland

ISBN# 9781869664381
$39.95NZD

2015. An up-to-the-minute view of the pace of urban development in Auckland, and showcase a city of stunning scenic diversity.

Around Christchurch by Tram in the 20th Century

Around Christchurch by Tram in the 20th Century

ISBN# 186934071X
$34.95NZD

1999. Christchurch history.

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.

Hospital On The Avon

Hospital On The Avon

$47.95NZD

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

KOHIKA : The Archaeology of a Late Maori Lake Village
New Book

KOHIKA : The Archaeology of a Late Maori Lake Village

ISBN# 1869403150
$109.95NZD

2004. The Archaeology of a Late Maori Lake Village in the Ngati Awa Rohe Bay of Plenty New Zealand

The Katikati Story

The Katikati Story

$48.95NZD

1975. Centennial Souvenir Issue. Journal 53

SEARCH! A Story of Search and Rescue

SEARCH! A Story of Search and Rescue

$37.95NZD

1979. A history of land Search and Rescue in Taranaki. Nice NZ history collectors book.

The Wahine Disaster

The Wahine Disaster

$48.95NZD

1969. 1st Edition. New Zealand's greatest maritime disaster. Nice maritime collectors book.

Living on Shaky Ground
New Book

Living on Shaky Ground

ISBN# 9781775536888
$54.95NZD

2014. The Science and Story Behind New Zealand's Earthquakes

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.

Our Nation's Story: Standard V.

Our Nation's Story: Standard V.

$89.95NZD

1936. A course of British history, designed to meet the requirements of the NZ primary school syllabus for Standard V

The Farm and Home Ideas Book

The Farm and Home Ideas Book

ISBN# 0474000281
$19.95NZD

1985. From the pages of The New Zealand Farmer.

Beyond ANZUS

Beyond ANZUS

ISBN# 0473002914
$47.95NZD

1985. Alternatives for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

True Red: The Life of an ex-Mongrel Mob Gang Leader.

True Red: The Life of an ex-Mongrel Mob Gang Leader.

ISBN# 9780473128432
$46.95NZD

2007. Signed by author.

The McCashin's Story: the First Craft Beer & the Kiwi Brewing Revolution It Sparked
New Book

The McCashin's Story: the First Craft Beer & the Kiwi Brewing Revolution It Sparked

ISBN# 9781775534648
$27.95NZD

2013. Nelson and New Zealand's craft beer revolution.

Soldier Five: The Real Story of the Bravo Two Zero Mission

Soldier Five: The Real Story of the Bravo Two Zero Mission

ISBN# 0476000904
$25.95NZD

2004. The SAS Book the British Government tried to ban.

We Will Remember Them: Tales of the Kiwis Old and New

We Will Remember Them: Tales of the Kiwis Old and New

$47.95NZD

Circa 1940s. Verse and prose sketches of ANZAC military life in the Second World War.

A Sacrificial Pawn
New Book

A Sacrificial Pawn

ISBN# 9780958292399
$29.95NZD

2011. A memoir that tells the amazing story of Peter's experiences in World War II, when he was captured by the Japanese.

Massacre at Passchendaele: The New Zealand Story

Massacre at Passchendaele: The New Zealand Story

ISBN# 1869503422
$39.95NZD

2000. 1st Edition. This is the full story of the military disaster of Passchendaele in World War I. Concludes with a roll-call of the soldiers who died there.

Fighting for Empire: New Zealand and the Great War of 1914-1918
New Book

Fighting for Empire: New Zealand and the Great War of 1914-1918

ISBN# 9781869538781
$32.95NZD

2014. Author's account of the First World War is a tale of learning about war the hard way, by bitter and costly experience.

The Green Machine
New Book

The Green Machine

$37.95NZD

2012. Local Warkworth Author. A New Zealander's light hearted army exploits in the 1960's an 70's.

The Big Show : New Zealanders, D-Day and the War in Europe
New Book

The Big Show : New Zealanders, D-Day and the War in Europe

ISBN# 9781869403652
$49.95NZD

2006. An expansive oral-history project recently undertaken by the New Zealand government provides these 13 eyewitness accounts of World War II.

ANZAC: The Story of the Anzac Soldier

ANZAC: The Story of the Anzac Soldier

ISBN# 9780450006722
$38.95NZD

1971. This is the story of Australian and New Zealand soldiers.

Skye to Timber Mountain

Skye to Timber Mountain

ISBN# 0476006619
$39.95NZD

2004. 1st Edition. A family history from the Clearances in the Isle of Skye, Scotland, in the 1700s, emigration to Canada in 1803, thence emigration to Northland in 1858.

Eight daughters, three sons: Glenaray, Southland

Eight daughters, three sons: Glenaray, Southland

ISBN# 0589009001
$39.95NZD

1975. First edition. The story of George Pinckeney and Glenary Station.

Sea in my Blood

Sea in my Blood

ISBN# 0473063905
$39.95NZD

1999. Harry Julian was for decades one of the Auckland's harbour's most notable characters.

The Story Of Sandspit

The Story Of Sandspit

$43.95NZD

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

Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years
New Book

Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years

ISBN# 9780473302511
$44.95NZD

2014. Air New Zealand commemorating its 75th anniversary.

Dot Queen of Riverstone Castle

Dot Queen of Riverstone Castle

ISBN# 9781775535430
$38.95NZD

2014. Collectable. Dot and her husband Neil moved to Riverstone over 30 years ago, when it was still ‘a gravel pit'. Now, after years of hard yakka, they own six dairy farms running over 4000 cows.

Marlborough A&P Association Catalouge: 1965 Annual Show

Marlborough A&P Association Catalouge: 1965 Annual Show

$29.95NZD

1965. Nice farming enthusiasts collectors book.

Canterbury A&P Association Royal Show Catalouge 1966

Canterbury A&P Association Royal Show Catalouge 1966

$38.95NZD

1966. Nice farming enthusiasts collectors book.

Marlborough A&P Association: 79th Annual Show Catalouge

Marlborough A&P Association: 79th Annual Show Catalouge

$38.95NZD

1951. Nice farming enthusiasts collectors book.

Canterbury Centennial Show Catalouge 1962

Canterbury Centennial Show Catalouge 1962

$38.95NZD

1962. Nice farming enthusiasts collectors book.

Moriori : A People Rediscovered

Moriori : A People Rediscovered

ISBN# 0670826553
$128.95NZD

1989. Rare and collectable. The story of one of the mystery peoples of the South seas.

No Ordinary Man : The Remarkable life of Arthur Porritt
New Book

No Ordinary Man : The Remarkable life of Arthur Porritt

ISBN# 9780958283953
$54.95NZD

2008. A biography of a multi-faceted New Zealander who achieved great things in several spheres.

Anniversary Day Regatta 1973

Anniversary Day Regatta 1973

$18.95NZD

Published 1973.

Aerial Circles: 50 years of NZ aviation 1935-1985

Aerial Circles: 50 years of NZ aviation 1935-1985

$37.95NZD

1985. Signed by Author.

Early Manukau - Secrets Of Yesterday

Early Manukau - Secrets Of Yesterday

ISBN# 0473010720
$34.95NZD

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

Mothers Darlings of the South Pacific
New Book

Mothers Darlings of the South Pacific

ISBN# 9781927322635
$39.95NZD

2016. The Children of Indigenous Women and US Servicemen, WWII

A River Rules My Life

A River Rules My Life

$38.95NZD

1963. 1st Edition. Traces the authors life and the history of Mount Algidus Station way up the Wilberforce and Rakaia rivers in the 1930’s.

Marsden of Maoriland

Marsden of Maoriland

$89.95NZD

1938. Pioneer and Peacemaker. Rare and Collectible.

War in the Tussock : Te Kooti and the Battle of Te Porere

War in the Tussock : Te Kooti and the Battle of Te Porere

$44.95NZD

1961. An account of the last battle of the Maori Wars, including Te Kooti Rikirangi's background, the campaign, the action, and the archaeology of the site.

Jimmy and the Bridge

Jimmy and the Bridge

$39.95NZD

1959. 1st Edition, Signed by Author. Very collectable vintage. The story and history of the Auckland harbour bridge in New Zealand through the eyes of a young person.

 The Line That Dared: A History of the Union Steam Ship Company

The Line That Dared: A History of the Union Steam Ship Company

ISBN# 0959785302
$49.95NZD

1987. 1st Edition. A Centenary history of the Union Steam Ship Company, founded in Dunedin in 1875.

Civil Aviation in New Zealand: An Illustrated History

Civil Aviation in New Zealand: An Illustrated History

ISBN# 0589009052
$37.95NZD

1976. Comprehensive study of the development of civil aviation in NZ.

New Zealand Coastal Passenger Ships
New Book

New Zealand Coastal Passenger Ships

ISBN# 0477000142
$19.95NZD

1989. 1st Edition. A collection of photographs from the Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum Collection 2.

Little Ships

Little Ships

$28.95NZD

1940. 1st Edition. Details New Zealand’s yachting fleet from the earliest recorded events to the year 1940.

His Way: A biography of Robert Muldoon

His Way: A biography of Robert Muldoon

ISBN# 186940243
$17.95NZD

2002. This the only authorised biography of New Zealand's prime minister, Robert Muldoon.

Steam on the Waitemata

Steam on the Waitemata

ISBN# 058900719X
$27.95NZD

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

The Naked Rower: How Two Kiwis Took on the Atlantic - and Won!

The Naked Rower: How Two Kiwis Took on the Atlantic - and Won!

ISBN# 1869587669
$17.95NZD

2011. Rob Hamill & Phil Stubbs were the winners of the 1998 Transatlantic Double Handed Rowing Challenge. Their victory elevated them to hero status both in New Zealand & around the world.

Why Businesses Fail: ... and the journey through our irrational minds

Why Businesses Fail: ... and the journey through our irrational minds

ISBN# 9780473442255
$29.95NZD

2017. As new. Take a journey through the irrational mind that we all share and see what part that mind plays in the success and failure of business.

Shit Towns of New Zealand

Shit Towns of New Zealand

$19.95NZD

2018. This very funny book describes New Zealand's towns and suburbs from the affluent to the effluent, the rural to the urinal, profiling all the best places not to visit, or heaven forbid, live.

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

ISBN# 9781869799656
$14.95NZD

2012. How One New Zealander Created a Global Business, and his thoughts on the country's direction.

New Zealanders In The Air War

New Zealanders In The Air War

$47.95NZD

1945. Collectable. The first historical and biographical book on the New Zealand squadrons and pilots who fought with the RNZAF in WWII.

The Story Of The British Nation, Standard 3

The Story Of The British Nation, Standard 3

$47.95NZD

1921. A course of British history, designed to meet the requirements of the NZ primary school syllabus for Standard 3.

Daughter of Gloriavale: My life in a Religious Cult

Daughter of Gloriavale: My life in a Religious Cult

ISBN# 9781760631499
$18.95NZD

2017. A personal account, Lilia Tarawa exposes the shocking secrets of the Gloriavale cult, with its rigid rules and oppressive control of women.

Blokes and Sheds

Blokes and Sheds

ISBN# 9781869502782
$16.95NZD

1998. This is a unique portrait of life in NZ's masculine heartland.

Here They Come Again

Here They Come Again

$12.95NZD

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

Baches and Cribs

Baches and Cribs

ISBN# 9780143009238
$17.95NZD

2008. A pictional journey through new Zealand favourite holiday places.

Akarana: The Ports of Auckland

Akarana: The Ports of Auckland

ISBN# 9789070095826
$34.95NZD

1971. A centennial publication of the Auckland Harbour Board, 1871-1971. Nice maritime history collectors book.

Power and Sail

Power and Sail

$29.95NZD

1975. Vintage guide to Yachting and Boating in New Zealand

The Envoy from Mirror City
New Book

The Envoy from Mirror City

ISBN# 0091616905
$19.95NZD

1985. The third book of Janet Frame's three-volume autobiography, described by Michael Holroyd as 'One of the greatest autobiographies written this century'.

Some Other Country: New Zealand's Best Short Stories

Some Other Country: New Zealand's Best Short Stories

ISBN# 0048200182
$17.95NZD

1984. A collection of stories from the body of New Zealand writing that began with the work of the young expatriate writer, Katherine Mansfield.

I See Red: The shocking story of a battle against The Warehouse

I See Red: The shocking story of a battle against The Warehouse

ISBN# 9780958250979
$19.95NZD

2006. Judith Bell and her husband Nelson had a a promising manufacturing business. When the Warehouse came calling with a big order, they thought their dreams had come true.

Wrinkly Tin : The Story of Corrugated Iron in New Zealand

Wrinkly Tin : The Story of Corrugated Iron in New Zealand

ISBN# 1877338702
$49.95NZD

2009. Signed by Author. This is the story of corrugated iron - how the familiar black sand on our beaches eventually becomes the corrugated iron adorning our towns.

From Weta to Kauri
New Book

From Weta to Kauri

ISBN# 9781869416553
$25.95 $19.95NZD

2011. There are many guides to trees, birds and insects but nothing that puts them all together in one handy book that can be put in a backpack and taken into the bush.

Catalina Dreaming

Catalina Dreaming

ISBN# 0908990391
$24.95NZD

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

Wanaka Warbirds
New Book

Wanaka Warbirds

ISBN# 0790006200
$19.95NZD

1998. Sir Tim Wallis’s Alpine Fighter Collection at Wanaka. Aviation enthusiasts book.

Warbirds Over Wanaka: The Official Record of the 2000 Airshow

Warbirds Over Wanaka: The Official Record of the 2000 Airshow

ISBN# 0790007495
$14.95NZD

2000. The Official Record of the 2000 Airshow. Aviation enthusiasts book.

Warbirds

Warbirds

ISBN# 1869488334
$27.95NZD

2000. The Alpine Fighter Collection at Wanaka. Aviation enthusiasts book.

The Golden Age of New Zealand Flying Boats

The Golden Age of New Zealand Flying Boats

ISBN# 1869412990
$89.95NZD

1997. For more than three decades, flying boats dominated New Zealand aviation. Nice aviation collectors book.

I Love You New Zealand: 101 Must-Do's for Kiwis

I Love You New Zealand: 101 Must-Do's for Kiwis

ISBN# 9781869418991
$41.95NZD

2008. A celebration of the best that New Zealand has to offer and an encouragement to make the most of it.

Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Olive Oil
New Book

Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Olive Oil

ISBN# 1869661079
$34.95NZD

2006. An essential directory of brands for anyone who wants to explore the vibrant tastes of New Zealand olive oil.

Dunnies, Dykes and Longdrops

Dunnies, Dykes and Longdrops

ISBN# 0908676107
$12.95NZD

1984. A humorous book for those who think they've seen everything.

Robert Laidlaw Man for Our Time: Triumph against all odds

Robert Laidlaw Man for Our Time: Triumph against all odds

ISBN# 0958212406
$22.95NZD

1999. The history of the Farmers company and the development of New Zealand industry in the first 50 years of the 20th century.

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.

Yeah Right
New Book

Yeah Right

ISBN# 1869710460
$14.95NZD

2005. A compilation of the enormously popular Tui 'Yeah Right' billboards, endorsed by the Ministry of Culture for New Zealand

Gulf

Gulf

ISBN# 0959757384
$29.95NZD

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

Beyond the Skippers Road

Beyond the Skippers Road

ISBN# 0589000063
$38.95NZD

1965. 1st Edition. An account of high country sheep farming in a remote and isolated area of the South Island.

Kiwiana : Uniquely New Zealand

Kiwiana : Uniquely New Zealand

ISBN# 9780947503512
$24.95NZD

2017. As new. Kiwiana is an essential guide for both New Zealanders and overseas visitors, identifying and celebrating some of the more colourful and durable aspects of this country’s popular culture.

Bay of Plenty Rotorua Walks

Bay of Plenty Rotorua Walks

ISBN# 0868640662
$28.95NZD

1983. Maps, picture, descriptions and history.

Celebrating Women: New Zealand Women and their Stories

Celebrating Women: New Zealand Women and their Stories

ISBN# 0908561199
$37.95NZD

1984. Biographies of 50 women recipients of the Mediawomen's Awards. Collectable.

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

$24.95NZD

1991. Local NZ history.

The Synecology of the West Taupo Indigenous Forest

The Synecology of the West Taupo Indigenous Forest

$24.95NZD

1963. Vintage technical and reference.

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

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

$29.95NZD

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

Bread and Roses: Sonja Davies Her Story

Bread and Roses: Sonja Davies Her Story

ISBN# 090862008X
$44.95 $29.95NZD

1984. Autobiography of a New Zealand Labour Party activist. Collectable.

The Sparkling Waters of Whakatipua: The Story Of Lake Wakatipu

The Sparkling Waters of Whakatipua: The Story Of Lake Wakatipu

$54.95NZD

1947. A history of Lake Wakatipu and surrounds by noted writer, a resident of Walter Peak Station. Very rare and collectable.

Bishop Harper and the Canterbury Settlement

Bishop Harper and the Canterbury Settlement

$79.95 $49.95NZD

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

Elementary
New Book

Elementary

ISBN# 9780994106469
$17.95NZD

2016. A murder mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes. It even has a Watson.

A People's History

A People's History

ISBN# 090891220X
$39.95NZD

1992. Illustrated Biographies from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Volume One 1769 - 1869.

Auckland & Northland: Pictures from the Past

Auckland & Northland: Pictures from the Past

ISBN# 187732700X
$19.95NZD

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

New Zealand Travel Guide

New Zealand Travel Guide

$43.95NZD

1959. 1st Edition. An all-inclusive travel guide for both domestic and overseas visitors reflects much about NZ in the 1950's. Collectable.

Maori For Beginners

Maori For Beginners

$18.95NZD

Published circa 1990.

Beginnings: A History of North Shore, Auckland Vol 3
The Story of Wakatipu
New Book

The Story of Wakatipu

$43.95NZD

1968. 1st Edition. Still New. The early days and growth of Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown up to the beginning of the boom era of the 1970s. Nice history collectors book.

The Wahine Disaster

The Wahine Disaster

$18.95NZD

1974. New Zealand's greatest maritime disaster.

Waimarino County & Other Excursions
New Book

Waimarino County & Other Excursions

ISBN# 9781869403911
$23.95NZD

2008. Explores memories of a small-town childhood.

Ad Lucem: Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984

Ad Lucem: Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984

$32.95NZD

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

History of the County of Hawke's Bay

History of the County of Hawke's Bay

$27.95NZD

1973. NZ history.

Exposed: The Dark Side of the America's Cup
New Book

Exposed: The Dark Side of the America's Cup

ISBN# 9781472946621
$23.95NZD

2017. The America's Cup has always been a hotbed of intrigue, spying, cheating, double-dealing and hard-fought court cases - before the boats even get on the water.

A Centennial History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of New Zealand 1892-1992
New Book

A Centennial History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of New Zealand 1892-1992

ISBN# 0473013401
$24.95NZD

1992. History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of New Zealand 1892-1992.

The First Fleet of Auckland

The First Fleet of Auckland

ISBN# 0473000105
$24.95NZD

1978. Details the ships which came to Auckland before 1850, the people who sailed in them and the lives they led when they disembarked. Contains the names of 1800 people.

Tussock Fever

Tussock Fever

$18.95NZD

1973. 1st Edition. This is a tale of the High Country of the North Island - the hinterland of Hawkes Bay.

Nelson Pilgrimage

Nelson Pilgrimage

$28.95NZD

1965. 1st Edition. Reed takes to the roads of the Nelson District. Collectable.

Historic Transport in Pictures

Historic Transport in Pictures

ISBN# 0868640638
$27.95 $19.95NZD

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

From Top to Bottom Reinga to Bluff

From Top to Bottom Reinga to Bluff

ISBN# 0473049309
$17.95NZD

1998. New Zealand's 'custodian of country lore' recalls the whims and foibles, the inconsistencies and achievements of ordinary and extraordinary folk in this slice-of-life ramble.

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

John Robert Godley of Canterbury

John Robert Godley of Canterbury

$47.95NZD

1950. 1st Edition. A biography of the leading force behind the settlement of Canterbury.

The 1982 NZ Cartoon Annual

The 1982 NZ Cartoon Annual

ISBN# 090863420X
$15.95NZD

Published 1983

The Lyttleton Time Ball Station

The Lyttleton Time Ball Station

$23.95NZD

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

Sugar Workers, Sugar Town: An Oral History of Chelsea Sugar Refinery, 1884-1984

Sugar Workers, Sugar Town: An Oral History of Chelsea Sugar Refinery, 1884-1984

ISBN# 0-473-00270-1
$38.95NZD

1984. Nice history collectors book.

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.

Icons Nga Taonga: From the Collections of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
New Book

Icons Nga Taonga: From the Collections of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

ISBN# 090901096X
$79.95NZD

2004. Presents items from the collection held by Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of New Zealand.

Maori Legends

Maori Legends

$39.95NZD

1972. Behind the scenes of Maori belief in the supernatural.

Maori Custom Today

Maori Custom Today

$33.95NZD

1971. Maori Customs and traces them back to their origins.

Tavern In The Town

Tavern In The Town

$32.95 $19.95NZD

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

The Courts and Criminal Punishments

The Courts and Criminal Punishments

$64.95NZD

1969. 1st Edition. Three lectures by Sir John Vincent William Barry. Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria Australia. Rare and collectable.

Speaking for Ourselves

Speaking for Ourselves

ISBN# 0140078185
$17.95NZD

1986. Echoes from New Zealand's Past form the Award-Winning 'Spectrum' Radio Series

The Sixty Million Muster

The Sixty Million Muster

$37.95NZD

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

Observations: Studies in New Zealand Documentary
New Book

Observations: Studies in New Zealand Documentary

ISBN# 9780864736567
$38.95NZD

2011. From the front line of film making, this record highlights an adventurous art form, celebrating its role in a colorful country’s milestones.

Has anyone a good word for Tripoli Manu?

Has anyone a good word for Tripoli Manu?

$38.95NZD

1970. Rare and collectable.

National Mortgage and Agency Co of NZ: The first 100 years of the

National Mortgage and Agency Co of NZ: The first 100 years of the

$44.95NZD

1964. Rare and collectable. 1st Edition. A rare and collectable history of NMA in New Zealand

Kerikeri: Heritage of Dreams

Kerikeri: Heritage of Dreams

ISBN# 0959792651
$69.95NZD

1994. Rare and collectable. A history of Kerikeri, from the pre-missionary days to the 1990s.

From Jaffas To Jandals: The Best of Kiwiana
New Book

From Jaffas To Jandals: The Best of Kiwiana

ISBN# 186941621X
$23.95NZD

2003. An illustrated collection of Kiwiana.

Legends of Rotorua and the Hot Lakes

Legends of Rotorua and the Hot Lakes

$48.95NZD

1958. Rare and collectable. The Thermal Region of Rotorua is the home of legends and fantasy.

Fantastica: The World of Leo Bensemann
New Book

Fantastica: The World of Leo Bensemann

ISBN# 1869404718
$212.95NZD

2011. Fantastica is the first book to survey the life and work of Leo Bensemann (1912-1986), one of the most remarkable New Zealanders of his generation. Out of print and collectable.

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.

A New Zealand Christmas
New Book

A New Zealand Christmas

ISBN# 9781869621599
$49.95NZD

2008. Three Centuries of Kiwi Christmas Celebrations from the Alexander Turnbull Library.

New Zealand Pub Crawl

New Zealand Pub Crawl

ISBN# 0908676204
$38.95NZD

1984. 1st Edition. The stories, legends, history, characters and characteristics of a lot of New Zealand pubs.

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

New Plymouth Public Library: A History 1848-1960

$22.95NZD

1960. Still new. Local New Plymouth history. Rare and collectable.

Kiwis on the Messdeck

Kiwis on the Messdeck

$29.95NZD

1984. Signed by Author. The story on New Zealand Sailors who served on H.M.S. Aurora Royal Navy from 1941 to 1945.

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.

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.

Popeye Lucas, Queenstown

Popeye Lucas, Queenstown

ISBN# 0589002945
$24.95NZD

1969. Biography of one of NZ pioneering aviators. Nice collectors book.

The Story of New Zealand

The Story of New Zealand

ISBN# 0474000141
$28.95NZD

1985, 1st Edition.

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.

 Memories of Ruawai,Tokatoka and Rehia

Memories of Ruawai,Tokatoka and Rehia

$47.95NZD

1991. Signed by Author. NZ regional history.

A Guide To the Rimutaka Forest Park

A Guide To the Rimutaka Forest Park

ISBN# 0477014488
$14.95NZD

1989. Dept of Conservation publication.

The Story of Bell Gully Buddle Weir 1840 - 1990
New Book

The Story of Bell Gully Buddle Weir 1840 - 1990

ISBN# 1869340264
$37.95NZD

1990. A lively and fascinating account of the evolution of a great NZ law firm, with many glimpses into the lives of those who shaped its course.

Hail Otago

Hail Otago

$27.95NZD

1948. A History in lighter vein of the Otago Province. Rare and collectable.

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.

A Southern Gentry: New Zealanders Who Inherited the Earth

A Southern Gentry: New Zealanders Who Inherited the Earth

ISBN# 0589013181
$18.95NZD

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.

From East Cape to Cape Egmont

From East Cape to Cape Egmont

$19.95NZD

1962. 1st Edition. The author takes a leisurely walk across the widest part of New Zealand.

Return to Open Country

Return to Open Country

$22.95NZD

1971. People and Places Out of Town.

Lord Cobham's Speeches

Lord Cobham's Speeches

$38.95NZD

1963. 1st Edition. A collection of Speeches when Lord Cobham was Governor General 1957-62. Nice collector book.

We've Been Everywhere, Man!

We've Been Everywhere, Man!

ISBN# 0473013878
$18.95NZD

1991. Signed by author. Collection of short stories written about trips and excursions of the Papakura and Districts Historical Society.

Centennial of Albertland 1862 -1962

Centennial of Albertland 1862 -1962

$42.95NZD

1962. Local Northland history. Rare and collectable.

The NZ Cartoon Annual

The NZ Cartoon Annual

ISBN# 01120387
$14.95NZD

1982.

Fifty Years at Grammar
New Book

Fifty Years at Grammar

ISBN# 0908756062
$24.95NZD

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

Motat: Museum of Transport and Technology of New Zealand

Motat: Museum of Transport and Technology of New Zealand

ISBN# 0600074234
$23.95NZD

1976. History of MOTAT - Museum of Transport & Technology, New Zealand

Dust to Gold
New Book

Dust to Gold

ISBN# 9781869792800
$37.95NZD

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

Islands of the Gulf

Islands of the Gulf

$19.95NZD

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 Beauty of Otago

The Beauty of Otago

ISBN# 0908598009
$24.95NZD

1979. Nice NZ or local history collectors book.

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.

A Land Apart; The Mount Cook Alpine region

A Land Apart; The Mount Cook Alpine region

ISBN# 058900414X
$28.95NZD

1971. The Mount Cook Alpine region. Nice NZ history collectors book.