• 'very Slummy Area': the History & Houses of Tui Street
    'very Slummy Area': the History & Houses of Tui Street
    ISBN: 9780473337391
    Title: "very Slummy Area": the History & Houses of Tui Street
    Author: HODDER CATHERINE

    As with many of the small lanes in the Te Aro flat area, North Street, later Tui Street, was full of houses, many of which were built as rental accommodation for the poorer inhabitants of Wellington. North/Tui Street started as a small private right-of-way in Town Acre 258 when this acre was subdivided. It gave access to the small dwellings at the rear of this town acre after houses had been established on the Tory Street frontage.

    This book documents the history of the ownership of the land in Tui Street and the dwellings located along this poverty-stricken lane from its beginnings in the 1870s until the street was sold in the 1980s.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $68.00
    $68.00
  • 2009 Friars Guide to Nz Accommodation
    2009 Friars Guide to Nz Accommodation
    ISBN: 9781869711320
    Title: 2009 Friars Guide to Nz Accommodation
    Author: ALLEN JOHN & LOIS

    The Friars Accommodation Guide quickly established a reputation as a beautiful handbook of top-class accommodation throughout New Zealand, complete with full colour photographs of the venues and descriptive text of special features and amenities. Now in their 14th year of publication, the Friars Guide continues to offer the discerning traveller reliable information on the best places to stay in New Zealand. Featuring top of the range bed and breakfast and self-contained accommodation, along with the best accommodation offering fine dining, this guide is the definitive reference to top New Zealand accommodation.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • 202 Great Walks the Best Day Walks in NZ Rev Ed
    202 Great Walks the Best Day Walks in NZ Rev Ed
    ISBN: 9780143009917
    Title: 202 Great Walks the Best Day Walks in NZ Rev Ed
    Author: PICKERING MARK

    There is an extraordinary diversity of landscape and walking challenges in 202 Great Walks. You can saunter by a steaming Rotorua lake, through limestone archways in the King Country, or along an historic Maori trail to the top of the Kaimai Range. There is an island sanctuary at Stewart island, or dripping gold-miners' tunnels in the Coromandel. For something a little different, try out the street-smart stroll that explores Wellington's downtown, or in the deep south a beach walk explores a lonely Catlins coast, troubled by the ruins of a gold dredge and the strange wobble of quicksand. There are all types of walks for all types of people: from those that suit families, to those that are a real leg-stretcher, walking times range from 1-2 hours to 5-6 hours, but all longer walks have a shorter 1-2 hour turn-around option. Every walk has notes on track conditions, walking time and distance and access and facilities, along with a topographical map for each walk.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Abel Tasman Coast Track
    Abel Tasman Coast Track
    ISBN: 9416458075056
    Title: Abel Tasman Coast Track
    Author: POTTON CRAIG


    Format: Map
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Above the City a History of Otago Boy's High School 1863-2013
    Above the City a History of Otago Boy's High School 1863-2013
    ISBN: 9780473247720
    Title: Above the City a History of Otago Boy's High School 1863-2013
    Author: SWEETMAN RORY


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $100.00
    $100.00
  • Across NZ in 140 Hitches
    Across NZ in 140 Hitches
    ISBN: 9781908133298
    Title: Across NZ in 140 Hitches
    Author: MACFARLANE CLYDE

    New Zealand in 140 Hitches is my diary of a trip across New Zealand I undertook in 2010. At the time, I wrote a sentence about every person who picked me up. Eight years on, I have re-visited the list by adding three line poems to each hitch. Primarily, the book celebrates the culture and landscape of New Zealand. I also explore the freedom of being young, and the way memories such as these appear after a decade of reflection.



    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Affair of the Hart: A Stalker's Perspective
    Affair of the Hart: A Stalker's Perspective
    ISBN: 9780994135681
    Title: Affair of the Hart: A Stalker's Perspective
    Author: BLAKE ROBIN

    “An Affair of the Hart” makes generous use of author Robin (Lofty) Blake’s extensive photographic archive to provide visual relief to a detailed record of his hunting experiences. The result is a 208 page hard cover book more absorbing than a ‘coffee table’ book, and less dry than a wordy tome on hunting.
    Enjoy this honest, humorous and at times poignant story of his hunting life and may we all have good weather to shine on our wanderings.
    Robin Blake has spent his life hunting and enjoying the outdoors, both professionally and personally. With an eye for a scene and a camera to match he has a respectable collection of memories and photographs. Retired and living in scenic Havelock at the top of New Zealand’s South Island, he has found the time to organize his thoughts and photographs to produce an attractive and very readable book aptly titled ”An Affair of the Hart”.


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
  • Alice & Luigi
    Alice & Luigi
    ISBN: 9781877378072
    Title: Alice & Luigi
    Author: LAY GRAEME

    The year is 1878. Luigi Galoni, a young Italian fisherman, is forced to flee his home in Pesaro and sail to New Zealand. He joins a boyhood friend, Leopoldo, in the Haast region, and together they try to break in their land. But Luigi must move on again, first to Westport, then to the isolated coast of Wellington, where he joins an Italian fishing community. There he and his young wife Alice raise a family, defying hardship, misfortune and poverty. A saga of courage, fortitude and abiding love, Alice & Luigi is also a story of the coming-of-age of youthful New Zealand, where immigrants struggle to create a better life for the generations who will follow them.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • All About Nz's Seashore
    All About Nz's Seashore
    ISBN: 9781869662523
    Title: All About Nz's Seashore
    Author: GUNSON DAVE

    Introduces a variety of plants and animals that are commonly found around New Zealand's seashore. Describes characteristics and where each species can be found. Suggested level: junior, primary, intermediate.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • All Materials Salvaged; the Story of Miniature Hikes & Huts of Welling Town
    All Materials Salvaged; the Story of Miniature Hikes & Huts of Welling Town
    ISBN: 9780473318192
    Title: All Materials Salvaged; the Story of Miniature Hikes & Huts of Welling Town
    Author: KEMI & NIKO

    We are Wellington artists who have run a hugely successful public art project over the summer. The project, Miniature Hikes, consisted of seven miniature backcountry inspired huts located throughout Wellington's wild spaces. Running alongside a photographic exhibition of the huts in the Courtney Place Park Light boxes, the huts were visited by hundreds of locals and visitors to great enthusiasm.
    To conclude the project we have self-published a small coffee table book called All Materials Salvaged. The book tells the individual stories of each hut (their theme, construction and artistic process) in short passages written by us along with plenty of full colour photographs. Other chapters include an invocation by local poet Harley Bell, an in depth review by art critic Mark Amery and a word from WCC arts advisor Jodie Dalgleish. It also includes two sections (on blue stock) showcasing logbook entries from the hut books and images submitted by the public of their adventures to the huts.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Alpine Chamois Vol.7 Big Game Series
    Alpine Chamois Vol.7 Big Game Series
    ISBN: 9781877566295
    Title: Alpine Chamois Vol.7 Big Game Series
    Author: BANWELL BRUCE

    Bruce Banwell has been involved with the New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association since 1948. He has been a
    member of eight different branches, president of three, executive member of four and secretary and treasurer
    of Southland branch. He is Training Convenor to the National Judging Panel for which he is responsible for the
    training programme.
    His study and previous hunting of deer has found him in almost every corner of New Zealand where deer are found.
    His research into this animal as a species has taken him to the majority of deer range of the northern hemisphere
    from Ireland and the Hebrides, across the Eurasian Continent to Manitoba in Canada and many parts of Asia. The
    European and Asia Minor areas are also home to the various subspecies of chamois.
    As a mountaineer as well as a hunter Bruce can appreciate the skills of chamois, a very agile animal in it's alpine
    environment. When he first started hunting them in New Zealand they were almost exclusively an alpine animal
    unlike today where they have spread down to sea level in some places. Whilst he has hunted chamois in both
    Canterbury and Westland he has never taken a chamois of presentable quality, although he has been present on
    several occasions when his companions have secured trophy bucks.
    His wanderings in Europe and Asia Minor have taken him to most of the chamois rangelands stretching from Spain
    across the Continent as far as the Caspian Sea, including the Pyrenees, European Alps, the Apennines, Balkan
    Ranges, High Tatras and Lesser and Greater Caucasus, regularly sighting and observing chamois while researching
    into the various forms of Red deer.
    His writing appears regularly in journals and magazines here in New Zealand, and other overseas countries,
    including regular contributions to the British Deer Society's journal, Deer. He is a member of the Deer Specialist
    Group of the I.U.C.N. (World Conservation Union).
    The Alpine Chamois, is the seventh in a series of books that will eventually form the official N.Z.D.A. record series,
    covering the top trophies taken in New Zealand for all game animals recognised by that organisation. Each work
    will look at the origin, liberation, spread and establishment, present status, location and how to hunt information,
    as well as listing all known trophies and their Douglas Score statistics as recorded by the New Zealand Deerstalkers'
    Association.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Antarctica: Land of Silence
    Antarctica: Land of Silence
    ISBN: 9781877378409
    Title: Antarctica: Land of Silence
    Author: MONTEATH C

    Antarctica - that great white heart of the Earth - is the ultimate wild place. Breathtakingly beautiful, and protected by the Antarctic Treaty and strict environmental protocol, Antarctica is renowned as a high, cold desert of ice that is surrounded by the mightiest body of water on earth - the Southern Ocean. Antarctica - Land of Silence is an evocative portrayal of the continent's mountains, icescapes and wildlife. Images from the Southern Ocean, the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Macquarie Island and New Zealand's sub-antarctic islands also feature in this beautifully illustrated book.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Aotea Great Barrier Island a World of Its Own
    Aotea Great Barrier Island a World of Its Own
    ISBN: 9780854671229
    Title: Aotea Great Barrier Island a World of Its Own
    Author: BONNEVIE JOHAN


    Format: Stapled
    Price: $11.00
    $11.00
  • Aotearoa NZ Map
    Aotearoa NZ Map
    ISBN: 9415871000300
    Title: Aotearoa NZ Map
    Author: KIWIMAPS


    Format: Map
    Price: $9.00
    $9.00
  • Aotearoa: The NZ Experience
    Aotearoa: The NZ Experience
    ISBN: 9780947503628
    Title: Aotearoa: The NZ Experience
    Author: POTTON BURTON

    This book aims to present a book for the New Zealand traveller that closely mirrors their experience in New Zealand. Using the best of contemporary digital photography, Aotearoa: The New Zealand Experience showcases both the extraordinary landscapes that draw people to this country, and the fantastic opportunities that visitors have to enjoy themselves and experience what these islands have to offer. All of the key hotspots, from Auckland, Rotorua and the North Island volcanoes, to Milford Sound, the Southern Lakes and Aoraki Mount Cook are well covered with stunning, bright imagery that brilliantly captures what it is like to experience New Zealand. Book Size 280 x 226 mm

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Art Galleries to Visit in Nz Over 150 Outstanding Art Collections Open to the Public
    Art Galleries to Visit in Nz Over 150 Outstanding Art Collections Open to the Public
    ISBN: 9781869663407
    Title: Art Galleries to Visit in Nz Over 150 Outstanding Art Collections Open to the Public
    Author: ROBINSON DENIS & INGOLD GAYE

    New Zealand has a wealth of creative talent on display through numerous art galleries in towns and cities up and down the country. Some owner/artist galleries specialise in the work of one artist, while others prefer to represent the work of several artists or specialise in various media, including painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics and glass. With listings for over 100 entries, this guide presents a delightful range of interesting galleries to visit, from those tucked away in unusual locations to those that house important historical or contemporary collections. Each entry in the book includes address and contact details, opening times, artists represented, refreshments and attractions nearby. With additional excerpts about art and artists provided in boxed text alongside many entries, this is a book to consult when travelling to a new destination or simply to plan the next trip away.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Arthur's Pass: a Climbing Guide to Arthur's Pass National Park: Also Including the Black, Craigieburn & Torlesse Ranges
    Arthur's Pass: a Climbing Guide to Arthur's Pass National Park: Also Including the Black, Craigieburn & Torlesse Ranges
    ISBN: 9780958242127
    Title: Arthur's Pass: a Climbing Guide to Arthur's Pass National Park: Also Including the Black, Craigieburn & Torlesse Ranges
    Author: KATES GRAEME

    The Mountain ranges of Arthur's Pass National Park are the most accessible in New Zealand, being located aside the main road/rail corridor traversing the Southern Alps between Christchurch and the West Coast. Terrain within the park varies considerably from low scree hills to heavily glaciated peaks and steep face routes.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Arthur's Pass a Guide for Mountaineers 7ed
    Arthur's Pass a Guide for Mountaineers 7ed
    ISBN: 9780958279161
    Title: Arthur's Pass a Guide for Mountaineers 7ed
    Author: KATES GRAEME

    The Mountain ranges of Arthur's Pass National Park are the most accessible in New Zealand, being located aside the main road/rail corridor traversing the Southern Alps between Christchurch and the West Coast. Terrain within the park varies considerably from low scree hills to heavily glaciated peaks and steep face routes. Climbing within Arthur's Pass National Park could be considered to epitomise all that is mountaineering, with the 'approach' forming a substantial component of the actual climb, and the luxury of aircraft being appealingly devoid from the park. This guide covers broadly an outline of the standard routes on the peaks of both the National Park and the adjacent Craigieburn Forest Park. Additional sections on huts, history, alpine rock, ski touring and potential ice climbs create an invaluable resource for any climber visiting the region.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Ascend the Nile
    Ascend the Nile
    ISBN: 9781869792572
    Title: Ascend the Nile
    Author: MACINTYRE GARTH & MCGRIGOR NEIL & MCLEAY CAM


    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • At Home in the Hills : the Tracks of a Nz Hunter
    At Home in the Hills : the Tracks of a Nz Hunter
    ISBN: 9780994101631
    Title: At Home in the Hills : the Tracks of a Nz Hunter
    Author: JORDAN JAMES

    This book takes the reader on a fascinating journey with James as he discovers not only his own abilities, but a growing appreciation for the magnificence of the New Zealand backcountry and the freedom that being there brings.

    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
  • Auckland Book
    Auckland Book
    ISBN: 9780473286033
    Title: Auckland Book
    Author: BECKFORD NIGEL & FITZSMONS MIKE


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Auckland City in Literature Series
    Auckland City in Literature Series
    ISBN: 9780908988365
    Title: Auckland City in Literature Series
    Author: IHIMAERA WITI ED

    In his introduction to this anthology, Witi Ihimaera describes Auckland, Tamaki makau rau, as the place desired by many. The variety in this absorbing collection of short stories, poetry and extracts from novels and memoirs shows that while Auckland may not always have been desirable, it has certainly fascinated generations of very different writers, who have explored almost every part of this far-flung city. C.K. Stead and Maurice Gee, for example, go west, Tina Shaw and Diane Brown visit the city centre, Paula Morris and Peter Wells haunt the suburbs, while Robert Sullivan and Albert Wendt head south. Witi Ihimaera has skilfully constructed a literary map of the City of Sails: whether you are a tourist or a resident, an enjoyable journey is guaranteed.




    Format: Hardback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Auckland Then & Now
    Auckland Then & Now
    ISBN: 9781910904794
    Title: Auckland Then & Now
    Author: HAWORTH DIANE

    Auckland Then and Now tells the history of the city through a unique combination of vintage photos paired with their modern-day equivalent.

    After the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in February 1840 the new Governor of New Zealand, William Hobson, chose the site of Auckland as his new capital and named it after George Eden, Earl of Auckland, who was then Viceroy of India. He also named the hill with the best view of the harbour, Maungawhau, Mount Eden.

    Since that time, the city has thrived, driven by a variety of businesses including a gold rush. Auckland Then and Now pairs up vintage streetscenes from the Victorian era through to the 1950s, to show how the city has changed in over 150 years of development.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Auckland: a Portrait of Today & Yesterday
    Auckland: a Portrait of Today & Yesterday
    ISBN: 9781869341183
    Title: Auckland: a Portrait of Today & Yesterday
    Author: STEWART GRAHAM

    From basic huts on the foreshore to a city of 1,5 million, New Zealand's super city has had a remarkable history of change and development over the past 170 years. This book shows the dramatic changes and puts the reader into the picture showing the past coupled with the present using graphic photographs taken over the decades. Some pioneering colour photographs taken by the author when colour photography was in its infancy feature along with many classic photographs recorded on glass plates over 100 years ago.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Auckland's Best Bush Coast and City Walks
    Auckland's Best Bush Coast and City Walks
    ISBN: 9781921874581
    Title: Auckland's Best Bush Coast and City Walks
    Author: WOODSLANE

    Auckland boasts a huge range of beautiful environments, making the city and the country around it perfect for exploring on foot. Auckland's Best Bush, Coast and City Walks, joins the hugely successful (hitherto only Australian) walking guides series from Woodslane Press. The book introduces the best walks for visitors and residents alike, ranging from fascinating city walks and leisurely bay-side strolls to the more natural parklands and bush tracks beyond the urban fringes. Detailed descriptions, clear directions and colour maps help the reader explore Auckland's parks, bushland, coast and beaches, rivers and most interesting urban areas. As with previous titles in the series, the book is richly illustrated with over 150 full-colour photographs. A summary table of walks indicating distances, facilities and highlights is included to help the reader find exactly the right walk for the occasion.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Auckland's Remarkable Urban Forest
    Auckland's Remarkable Urban Forest
    ISBN: 9780958344753
    Title: Auckland's Remarkable Urban Forest
    Author: WILCOX MIKE D

    Auckland's Remarkable Urban Forest provides a comprehensive account of the trees and forests of Auckland. It covers trees to be found in the parks, reserves, campuses, school grounds, cemeteries and historic homesteads of the city; public native bush reserves within the urban Auckland area; native revegetation projects undertaken by community groups; exotic woodlands; street trees; trees of suburban home gardens; notable trees; flowering trees; tree health, forest climbers weeds; utilisation and management of the urban forest.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $68.00
    $68.00
  • Awatere: Portrait of a Marlborough Valley
    Awatere: Portrait of a Marlborough Valley
    ISBN: 9780947503864
    Title: Awatere: Portrait of a Marlborough Valley
    Author: BROAD HARRY

    The Awatere is the Marlborough river and valley south of Blenheim. It runs from Molesworth Station in the high country all the way to the sea below the township of Seddon, overlooked by Mt Tapuae-o-Uenuku, the highest peak in the Inland Kaikoura Range. Author Harry Broad¿s interest in this area was piqued when he was working on his acclaimed and best-selling book Molesworth, and he has followed through with this to produce Awatere. This is a fascinating and extensive collection of stories that document the multi-facetted, changing face of rural New Zealand, and which explores both the people and the landscape of this area. The upper Awatere valley has many well-known, classic high-country stations, such as The Muller, which borders Molesworth. In the lower valley, there are still many conventional pastoral farms, but the huge change has come through the wine industry. Many people do not realise that the Awatere valley is now the second-largest wine sub-region in New Zealand, with three times the production of an area like Central Otago. This mix of farming and wine has given this area its own unique flavour and character, captured both in Harry Broad¿s stories, but also through the stunning images from photographers Jim Tannock, Rob Suisted and Dave Hansford, as well as a range of others. Awatere will be a beautiful and engaging book, a must-read for anyone interested in Marlborough, or rural New Zealand.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $70.00
    $70.00
  • Backblocks America
    Backblocks America
    ISBN: 9781869418885
    Title: Backblocks America
    Author: MORGAN JOANNE & GARETH

    Backblocks America: Jo and Gareth Morgan take on the States, Mexico and Canada is the story of Jo and Gareth's latest trip. Backblocks America is a roadtrip of discovery. They start at St Augustine, Florida where the first European settlement was made in 1565 by the Spanish, and eventually wander to the Alaskan coast on the Arctic Ocean, where much earlier the Indians arrived. Along the route they take in the history and music of the South, from the War of Independence, to the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement, country music, rock and roll and the Blues. Into Mexico then up the Rockies from Santa Fe to Alaska. Finally turning south they ferry through the Inner Passage to the top of Vancouver Island and begin riding down the West Coast to journey's end at Los Angeles. A trip of some 22,000 kms - and it was a real education. This book is structured differently to Silk Riders in that it's not a straight chronological story of a motorcycle journey. This time it's being written thematically with chapter headings like Voyages of Discovery; Sounds of America; In God We Trust; Dubyaland: Politics; Cowboys and Indians; America in Black and White; Fast Food (Abomi)nations; The Melting Pot; High and Low Technology; Blacktops and Truckstops; Wildlife and Roadkill; Haves and Have-nots; and Easy Riding.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Backcountry Ski-Touring in NZ: A Guide to NZ's Best Backcountry Terrain
    Backcountry Ski-Touring in NZ: A Guide to NZ's Best Backcountry Terrain
    ISBN: 9780994121028
    Title: Backcountry Ski-Touring in NZ: A Guide to NZ's Best Backcountry Terrain
    Author: ORCHARD SHANE

    This book is your essential guide to the best backcountry touring and ski mountaineering in New Zealand. Whether you¿re new to the world of backcountry snowsports, an enthusiast looking for inspiration, or an international traveller sampling what New Zealand has to offer, this guide will help you plan your next adventure. There is a wealth of opportunities for self-powered snow adventures in New Zealand¿s spectacular mountain environments. It¿s no wonder that backcountry snowsports have been steadily growing in popularity in recent years as people discover the challenge and serenity of slopes beyond the ski fields. Today there are more people and a greater variety of equipment in action than ever before. This guidebook builds on the 2003 NZAC guidebook Backcountry Skiing in New Zealand by James Broadbent. True to the philosophy of the original guide, this book covers the best terrain across all of New Zealand and features a wide variety of routes and locations to suit all levels of ambition and expertise. The book includes over 200 new route descriptions and all updated information to help you explore New Zealand¿s amazing alpine backcountry. A new format with a quick beta panel plus colour photographs throughout is designed to assist navigation and add extra inspiration!

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Basin an Illustrated History of Wellingtons Basin Reserve
    Basin an Illustrated History of Wellingtons Basin Reserve
    ISBN: 9781877257056
    Title: Basin an Illustrated History of Wellingtons Basin Reserve
    Author: NEELEY DON & ROMANOS JOE

    Wellington's Basin Reserve is arguably the most famous sports ground in New Zealand. It is certainly the only one that has been granted National Heritage Place status. Since it was created by a major earthquake in 1855, it has constantly been reshaped, modernised and renovated. Through all that time, it has remained one of the major landmarks in the capital city. The Basin, as it is affectionately known, has been one of New Zealand's main international cricket venues for well over a century, and has hosted international rugby league, rugby union, soccer, hockey, athletics, boxing, Australian rules football and marching. In addition, the Basin has hosted non-sports events as diverse as the 1945 VE Day celebrations, the 1908 Dominion Day activities, Archbishop Redwood's Diamond jubilee gathering in 1934, Father Patrick Payton's prayer meeting in front of 25,000 people in 1953, numerous band displays, Maori carnivals in 1900 and 1903, the Concert in the Park featuring Dame Malvina Major in 1994, and a display of ballooning in 1898 by Captain Lorraine, 'the king of parachutists'. Wellington writers Don Neely and Joseph Romanos have delved widely in presenting this pictorial history of the Basin. Many of the images have never previously been published. This is a story not only of the Basin Reserve but of a busy and ever-changing part of Wellington, including the Mt Victoria Tunnel, the Mt Cook Barracks, the Carillon, Wellington College, St Mark's, St Patrick's College, St Joseph's School, Wellington East Girls' College, the Boys' Institute, the Caledonian Hotel, Government House and other neighbouring landmarks.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
    $50.00
  • Beauty of Nz
    Beauty of Nz
    ISBN: 9781877246210
    Title: Beauty of Nz
    Author: JACOBS WARREN

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and this 96-page paperback pictorial makes no distinction between New Zealand's finest natural vistas and its more urban landscapes. Launching off at the Top of the South, the reader visits the scenic highpoints of Nelson (Abel Tasman National Park), Marlborough (the Sounds), Kaikoura, Punakaiki, the Canterbury Plains, the Southern Alps, Fiordland and Christchurch and Dunedin cities, among a number of other spectacular locations. The latter half of the book tours the more populated North Island from Cape Reinga south to Wellington, taking in a variety of rural, coastal and urban scenes.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
    $26.00
  • Beginner's Guide to Hunting & Fishing in NZ
    Beginner's Guide to Hunting & Fishing in NZ
    ISBN: 9781775535126
    Title: Beginner's Guide to Hunting & Fishing in NZ
    Author: ADAMSON PAUL

    A highly illustrated book for budding hunters and fishermen in New Zealand How do you stalk a trout? How do you skin a rabbit? How does a bullet work? Instructional and highly illustrated, this is a beginner's book of hunting and fishing for all ages. It features the where, when, what to look for, and how of New Zealand's most popular hunting and fishing pursuits. From rabbit hunting to duck-shooting, possuming to large game hunting, eeling to whitebaiting, the Book of Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand will give any budding hunter the basic skills and knowledge for a lifetime of adventure. With an emphasis on safety throughout, this book has important information on the right firearms for the right animal, how to hunt with dogs, the essentials of mountain safety and bushcraft in New Zealand. With an accessible text, diagrams, fun facts and a glossary of hunting terms, it's all you need to get out and start learning to hunt and fish.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Beginner's Guide to Road & Track Cycling
    Beginner's Guide to Road & Track Cycling
    ISBN: 9780994118943
    Title: Beginner's Guide to Road & Track Cycling
    Author: KENNETT JOHNATHAN & GRAY IAN

    A book for the growing numbers who are inspired by footage of international road races like the Tour De France, and by the remarkable successes of New Zealand track cyclists in international competition.
    Interest is growing, particularly in the schools and there's a need for good advice in a New Zealand context.
    Co-author Ian Gray is a cycling coach with many years' experience.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
  • Berhampore: Stories of a School & Suburb
    Berhampore: Stories of a School & Suburb
    ISBN: 9780473338831
    Title: Berhampore: Stories of a School & Suburb
    Author: POLLOCK KERRYN & COE SADIE


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $77.00
    $77.00
  • Best of NZ LP 1ed
    Best of NZ LP 1ed
    ISBN: 9781786571250
    Title: Best of NZ LP 1ed
    Author: 1ST EDITION


    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher


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    Inside Lonely Planet Best of New Zealand:

    • In-depth coverage of the destination's must-see sights along with hidden gems that most guidebooks miss to get you to the heart of a place
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    Price: $40.00
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  • Best of Philip Holden
    Best of Philip Holden
    ISBN: 9781869509903
    Title: Best of Philip Holden
    Author: HOLDEN PHILIP

    Philip Holden was one of NZ's best-loved authors. His first book, PACK AND RIFLE, was published in 1971 and detailed his adventures as a deer culler for the New Zealand Forest Service. Encouraged by his initial success he produced another two popular works, HUNTER BY PROFESSION (1973) and BACKBLOCKS (1974). Over the next three decades, Holden gained a dedicated following and reputation among the rural and outdoor/hunting communities of New Zealand and Australia, not just as a narrator of hunting adventures but also as a talented photographer, historian and fictional writer. By the end of his life in 2005, he had firmly established himself as one of New Zealand's most prolific authors, with over 50 published volumes of work to his credit. This book is a beautiful collection of Philip's best-loved stories and photographs designed to continue his legacy and ready to be appreciated by a whole new generation of hunting and outdoor enthusiasts.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $45.00
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  • Best of Wellington 4ed
    Best of Wellington 4ed
    ISBN: 9780958263672
    Title: Best of Wellington 4ed
    Author: BENNETT SARAH

    The 4th edition of Wellington's only independent, advetisement -free guide. This edition features new sections, Terralink maps and more photos.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
    $26.00
  • Best of Wellington 5ed
    Best of Wellington 5ed
    ISBN: 9780958263696
    Title: Best of Wellington 5ed
    Author: BENNETT SARAH

    Wellington city's only independent, advert-free guidebook, featuring activities & attractions, shopping, dining out, pubs & bars, and loads of other useful information including transport, accommodation, and local history.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
    $26.00
  • Best of Wellington 6ed
    Best of Wellington 6ed
    ISBN: 9780473353766
    Title: Best of Wellington 6ed
    Author: BENNETT SARAH & SLATER LEE

    Wellington city's only independent, advert-free guidebook, featuring activities & attractions, shopping, dining out, pubs & bars, and loads of other useful information including transport, accommodation, and local history.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
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  • Between the Flags: 100 Years of Surf Life Saving in Nz
    Between the Flags: 100 Years of Surf Life Saving in Nz
    ISBN: 9780473176860
    Title: Between the Flags: 100 Years of Surf Life Saving in Nz
    Author: HARVEY BOB ED

    A remarkable story of dedication, courage and pride is told in Between the flags. It is a story of 50,000 lives saved. A story of a rich beach culture that developed on the gold and black sands of New Zealand beaches. It is about ordinary people doing extraordinary things. ... This is their story. It is told in the words and photos of the characters and competitors that were part of this great and grand history.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
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