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WILD IRISHMAN: The Story of Bill Hamilton

WILD IRISHMAN: The Story of Bill Hamilton

ISBN# 0589012940
$59.95NZD

1969. Fascinating biography of Bill Hamilton, the NZ inventor of the jetboat motor. Includes Irishman Creek souvenir visitors program

Glenbrook Vintage Railway Guidebook

Glenbrook Vintage Railway Guidebook

ISBN# 0473005107
$28.95NZD

1987. Published by the Glenbrook Vintage Railway Charitable Trust Board and Railway Enthusiasts Society, Inc. Nice railway collectors/enthusiasts book.

No Latitude for Error

No Latitude for Error

$49.95NZD

1961. Hero of Mt. Everest ascent tells of his later experiences as leader of the first party ever to drive tractors to the South Pole.

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.

A Land Apart : The Mount Cook Alpine region

A Land Apart : The Mount Cook Alpine region

ISBN# 058900414X
$38.95NZD

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

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

The Queen in Nelson, New Zealand
New Book

The Queen in Nelson, New Zealand

$48.95NZD

1954. Souvenir of the Queens visit. Still new, collectable Royal enthusiasts book.

The Synecology of the West Taupo Indigenous Forest

The Synecology of the West Taupo Indigenous Forest

$49.95NZD

1963. Vintage technical and reference.

Seacoast in the Seventies

Seacoast in the Seventies

ISBN# 034015778X
$39.95NZD

1973. The future of the New Zealand Shoreline.

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

Farthest South

Farthest South

$47.95NZD

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

Celebrating Women: New Zealand Women and their Stories

Celebrating Women: New Zealand Women and their Stories

ISBN# 0908561199
$39.95NZD

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

Bread and Roses: Sonja Davies Her Story

Bread and Roses: Sonja Davies Her Story

ISBN# 090862008X
$38.95NZD

1984. Autobiography of a New Zealand Labour Party activist.

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.

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.

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.

MAN OF INTEGRITY: A biography of Sir Clifton Webb

MAN OF INTEGRITY: A biography of Sir Clifton Webb

ISBN# 0908564414
$43.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. Signed by Author. A biography of Sir Clifton Webb - New Zealand politician and diplomat.

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

We've Been Everywhere, Man!

We've Been Everywhere, Man!

ISBN# 0473013878
$19.95NZD

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

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.

Kiwis on the Messdeck

Kiwis on the Messdeck

$39.95NZD

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

AERIAL CIRCLES : 50 years of NZ aviation 1935-1985

AERIAL CIRCLES : 50 years of NZ aviation 1935-1985

$32.95NZD

1985. Signed by Author. Details 50 years of NZ aviation from 1935 to 1985.

UNTAMED COAST: Auckland's Waitakere Ranges and West Coast Beaches

UNTAMED COAST: Auckland's Waitakere Ranges and West Coast Beaches

ISBN# 0908988117
$39.95NZD

1998. Signed by Author. Bob Harvey takes us on a personal odyssey to places he knows and loves.

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.

Four Seasons of Country Diary

Four Seasons of Country Diary

ISBN# 0589014013
$39.95NZD

1982. 1st edition. Author has brought together some of his favourite New Zealand Country Diaries. The collection is illustrated by Sir Gordon Minhinnick. A very tidy humorous book.

Early Auckland City And Provinces

Early Auckland City And Provinces

$47.95NZD

1955. Early Auckland history.

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.

The Voyages of Captain Cook

The Voyages of Captain Cook

$29.95NZD

1968. The story of Cook's three historic voyages between 1768 and 1780 is one of the most remarkable in history.

Popeye Lucas: Queenstown

Popeye Lucas: Queenstown

ISBN# 0589002945
$34.95NZD

1969. Biography of one of NZ pioneering aviators.

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.

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.

MOTAT : Museum of Transport and Technology of New Zealand

MOTAT : Museum of Transport and Technology of New Zealand

ISBN# 0600074234
$27.95NZD

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

Islands of the Gulf

Islands of the Gulf

$28.95NZD

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.

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

RESCUE PILOT: The daring adventures of a New Zealand search and rescue Pilot.

RESCUE PILOT: The daring adventures of a New Zealand search and rescue Pilot.

ISBN# 9781775538493
$29.95NZD

2016. John Funnell is one of New Zealand’s longest serving and most respected search and rescue pilots, having clocked an incredible 19,000 hours of flying time.

The Story of the British Empire Games

The Story of the British Empire Games

$49.95NZD

1950. 1st edition. Rare and collectable.

Victoria University College : An essay towards a history

Victoria University College : An essay towards a history

$44.95NZD

1949. 1st edition. Rare and collectable.

You've Got To Be Joking

You've Got To Be Joking

ISBN# 0723303584
$38.95NZD

1972. Merv Smith: New Zealand radio and television personality. A booklet of some of his favourite gags.

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.

A New Zealander Looks Back

A New Zealander Looks Back

$37.95NZD

1946. An autobiography covering the period 1888-1946.

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.

Beyond ANZUS

Beyond ANZUS

ISBN# 0473002914
$47.95NZD

1985. Alternatives for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

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.

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

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.

Story of Auckland in Pictures

Story of Auckland in Pictures

$27.95NZD

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

The Story of Hauraki Gulf Maritime Park

The Story of Hauraki Gulf Maritime Park

ISBN# 0477061079
$28.95NZD

1983.

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.

Wonders of Natural New Zealand
New Book

Wonders of Natural New Zealand

ISBN# 9781869536862
$19.95NZD

2000. Showcases some of the country's best and most interesting places, plants, birds and animals.

Recollections : New Zealand Memories
New Book

Recollections : New Zealand Memories

$19.95NZD

2000. NZ History

Walks Around Dunedin

Walks Around Dunedin

$34.95NZD

1954. From The Silver Fern Series.

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.

Nelson Pilgrimage

Nelson Pilgrimage

$28.95NZD

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

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.

Hot Water Country

Hot Water Country

ISBN# 0589010506
$34.95NZD

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

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 Book of New Zealand

A Book of New Zealand

$44.95NZD

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Straight Off the Tussock

Straight Off the Tussock

ISBN# 0958252181
$29.95NZD

2005. Signed by author. The story of the Fultons, a family that has played a significant part in the history of New Zealand.

Old Ohaeawai and its School

Old Ohaeawai and its School

$24.95NZD

1988. Old Ohaeawai and its school. Collectable.

Nga Morehu: The Survivors

Nga Morehu: The Survivors

ISBN# 0195581350
$29.95NZD

1987. Examines the roles traditionally played by women in Maori society and the experiences that eight women have in common.

New Zealand Official Year Book 1967

New Zealand Official Year Book 1967

$42.95NZD

1967. Collectable

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

The Life and Times of Sir James Wilson of Bulls

The Life and Times of Sir James Wilson of Bulls

$54.95NZD

1953. 1st edition. The story of Wilson and the development of his Ngaio station in the Manawatu and also his part in the establishment of the Farmers' Union.

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.

Maori in Aotearoa New Zealand
New Book

Maori in Aotearoa New Zealand

ISBN# 9781869663988
$29.95NZD

2013. Understanding the Culture, Protocols, and Customs

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

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.

The Story of New Zealand

The Story of New Zealand

ISBN# 0474000141
$28.95NZD

1985, 1st edition

The Governor and His Northern House

The Governor and His Northern House

$32.95NZD

1975. The official residence of the Governor of NZ.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Zealand: The Real Middle-Earth

New Zealand: The Real Middle-Earth

ISBN# 9781869660598
$24.95NZD

2004. A tour of New Zealand's most superb scenic locations

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.

Historic Wakatipu

Historic Wakatipu

ISBN# 0589004468
$29.95NZD

1974. Early Arrowtown, Macetown, Bullendale and Cardrona.

A Guide To the Rimutaka Forest Park

A Guide To the Rimutaka Forest Park

ISBN# 0477014488
$18.95NZD

1989. Dept of Conservation publication.

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.

Doctor In The Mountains

Doctor In The Mountains

$29.95NZD

1964. The case-history of a dedicated man of medicine, whose practice has been in the rugged and enormous ‘parish’ of the Lake Wakatipu district.

Sins of the Father : The Long Shadow of a Religious Cult

Sins of the Father : The Long Shadow of a Religious Cult

ISBN# 9781877460302
$29.95NZD

2009. Neville Cooper started out to preach the Word and bring sinners to God, and to build a Christian utopia on earth. However, not all his followers could stomach the rule of this self-righteous man

Here They Come Again

Here They Come Again

$29.95NZD

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

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 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

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.

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.

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 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
$19.95NZD

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.

From East Cape to Cape Egmont

From East Cape to Cape Egmont

$29.95NZD

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

The Maori People of New Zealand

The Maori People of New Zealand

$34.95NZD

1967. The Maori in history, Maori legends and music, the Maori in colour

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.

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

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

$42.95NZD

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

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.

Kiwi Afloat
New Book

Kiwi Afloat

ISBN# 0476009820
$39.95NZD

2005. Signed by Author. New Zealander Doris Coppell exploration of English canals.

Exploration New Zealand

Exploration New Zealand

ISBN# 0589006673
$29.95NZD

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

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.

Scrutiny On The County

Scrutiny On The County

$39.95NZD

1986. A history of the Marlborough region.

Living on Shaky Ground
New Book

Living on Shaky Ground

ISBN# 9781775536888
$54.95NZD

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

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.

HEART OF THE MACKENZIE: The Glenmore Station Story
New Book

HEART OF THE MACKENZIE: The Glenmore Station Story

ISBN# 9781775536055
$49.95NZD

2014. The gripping story of an iconic New Zealand high country sheep station in the heart of the South Island's MacKenzie Country.

Warkworth New Zealand: Book 2
New Book

Warkworth New Zealand: Book 2

ISBN# 047303689
$39.95NZD

1996. Book 2. Signed by Author

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

God's Own Country?

God's Own Country?

$18.95NZD

1973. A study of immigrants in New Zealand society. Collectors book

Now and Then: Te Puke 1881-1991

Now and Then: Te Puke 1881-1991

$24.95NZD

1981. Nice history collectors book.

The Elingamite and its Treasure

The Elingamite and its Treasure

ISBN# 340107774
$34.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. Shipwreck off the New Zealand coast and the excitement of a modern search for gold.

With the Prince in New Zealand

With the Prince in New Zealand

$46.95NZD

1920. British Royal Tour to New Zealand

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

Maori Custom Today

Maori Custom Today

$29.95NZD

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

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.

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.

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.

TRADE ME: The Inside Story
New Book

TRADE ME: The Inside Story

ISBN# 0986457116
$69.95NZD

2010. Part of our local vernacular and the number one force on the New Zealand internet scene, with 2.5 million Kiwis as members

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.

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.

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.

The Envoy from Mirror City
New Book

The Envoy from Mirror City

ISBN# 0091616905
$39.95NZD

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

The New Zealand SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: The First Forty Years

The New Zealand SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: The First Forty Years

ISBN# 0474001482
$44.95NZD

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.

The Search for a Country

The Search for a Country

$43.95NZD

1963. Autobiography of GW Von Zedlitz, journey to New Zealand.

KIRI: Her Unsung Story

KIRI: Her Unsung Story

ISBN# 0002559420
$19.95NZD

1998. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is an instantly recognizable female face in the world of classical music.

HIS WAY: A biography of Robert Muldoon

HIS WAY: A biography of Robert Muldoon

ISBN# 186940243
$19.95NZD

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

Coates' Tale

Coates' Tale

ISBN# 0473031825
$19.95NZD

1995. War Hero, Politician, Statesman, Joseph Gordon Coates, Prime Minister of NZ, 1925-1928

Making a Difference: Owen Glenn
New Book

Making a Difference: Owen Glenn

ISBN# 9781869799656
$29.95NZD

2012. 1st edition. How One New Zealander Created a Global Business, and his thoughts on the country's direction.

ABERDEEN ANGUS: 100 YEARS in New Zealand
New Book

ABERDEEN ANGUS: 100 YEARS in New Zealand

$59.95NZD

1968. 1st edition. A breed history of the NZ Aberdeen Angus Society of New Zealand.

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

THE GOLDEN COBWEB: A saga of the Otago Goldfields, 1861-64

THE GOLDEN COBWEB: A saga of the Otago Goldfields, 1861-64

$69.95NZD

1957. 4th edition softcover. Nice collectable book on New Zealand history.

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

$39.95NZD

1991. Local NZ history.

Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years + TEAL 21st anniversary newspaper
New Book

Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years + TEAL 21st anniversary newspaper

ISBN# 9780473302511
$149.95NZD

2014. 1st edition. Air New Zealand commemorating its 75th anniversary.

Being Pakeha

Being Pakeha

ISBN# 0340387750
$28.95NZD

1985. An encounter with New Zealand and the Maori Renaissance.

The 1982 NZ Cartoon Annual

The 1982 NZ Cartoon Annual

ISBN# 090863420X
$19.95NZD

Published 1983

The NZ Cartoon Annual

The NZ Cartoon Annual

ISBN# 01120387
$19.95NZD

1982.

No Remedy for Death

No Remedy for Death

ISBN# 0091052602
$39.95NZD

1970. The memoirs of a pathologist. For three decades Dr. Lynch was consultant pathologist to the NZ Police.

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.

The Story of BELL GULLY BUDDLE WEIR 1840 - 1990
New Book

The Story of BELL GULLY BUDDLE WEIR 1840 - 1990

ISBN# 1869340264
$44.95NZD

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.

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

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

$46.95NZD

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

Jump Start: The ultimate adrenaline rush!
New Book

Jump Start: The ultimate adrenaline rush!

ISBN# 1869418425
$38.95NZD

2006. A rollercoaster ride through AJ's life and a motivational story about following your passion and creating the perfect life.

Marlborough Man: A Quintessentially Kiwi Story of an Accidental Wine-Industry Trailblazer
New Book

Marlborough Man: A Quintessentially Kiwi Story of an Accidental Wine-Industry Trailblazer

ISBN# 9781775540571
$29.95NZD

2016. The true story of the rise of Marlborough and NZ Sauvignon Blanc, told by one of its pioneers, winemaker Allan Scott.

A Clean Pair of Heels: The Murray Halberg Story

A Clean Pair of Heels: The Murray Halberg Story

$39.95NZD

1963. The Murray Halberg Story and the man behind the annual NZ Murray Halberg sport awards.

Mid Pacific Outposts

Mid Pacific Outposts

$69.95NZD

1946. 1st Edition. Tells of events during World War II in the Central Pacific. Rare and collectable.

Words On Wings: An Anthology of New Zealanders in Flight
New Book

Words On Wings: An Anthology of New Zealanders in Flight

ISBN# 186950464X
$38.95NZD

2004. A fascinating collection of aviation stories brings together a selection of the best writing by and about Kiwis with wings. 

Early Manukau: Secrets Of Yesterday

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.

Long White Cloud ; Aotearoa

Long White Cloud ; Aotearoa

ISBN# 9780855582937
$37.95NZD

1973. New Zealand classic.

FANTASTICA: The World of Leo Bensemann

FANTASTICA: The World of Leo Bensemann

ISBN# 1869404718
$149.95NZD

2011. 1st Edition. 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.

The End of the Penny Section

The End of the Penny Section

$39.95NZD

1973. The absorbing story of passenger transport in the urban streets of New Zealand.

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.

Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Olive Oil
New Book

Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Olive Oil

ISBN# 1869661079
$28.95NZD

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

Captain Cook's Voyages 1768-1779

Captain Cook's Voyages 1768-1779

$74.95NZD

1997. Cook’s voyages of exploration with maps, colour and black and white plates. Decorative hardcover slipcase.

From Top to Bottom Reinga to Bluff

From Top to Bottom Reinga to Bluff

ISBN# 0473049309
$19.95NZD

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.

Speaking for Ourselves

Speaking for Ourselves

ISBN# 0140078185
$19.95NZD

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

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.

The Wharf at Waterfall Bay
New Book

The Wharf at Waterfall Bay

ISBN# 9781775534563
$27.95NZD

2013. The inspiring and entertaining story of a determined young woman alone who overcame the isolation of her family farm to build a flourishing business.

New Zealand's Heritage Series

New Zealand's Heritage Series

$49.95NZD

1973. 12x books in the making of a nation series.

Auckland with a Touch of Magic
New Book

Auckland with a Touch of Magic

ISBN# 0473049589
$19.95NZD

2000. A look at New Zealand's largest city.

Land of My Children

Land of My Children

$24.95NZD

1955.

Matriarchs

Matriarchs

ISBN# 9780140116694
$19.95NZD

1990. A Generation of New Zealand Women Talk to Judith Fyfe.

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.

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.

The Story of New Zealand

The Story of New Zealand

$19.95NZD

1974. All the important facts of history, relates the romantic progress of New Zealand from prehistoric times to the coming of the Maori, and of Captain Cook.