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The New Zealand Official Year-Book 1902

The New Zealand Official Year-Book 1902

$199.95NZD

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

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

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

$29.95NZD

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

HAWKE'S BAY Acclimatisation Society Centenary 1868-1968

HAWKE'S BAY Acclimatisation Society Centenary 1868-1968

$39.95NZD

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

SOUTHLAND BOYS HIGH SCHOOL: Register Supplement 1957 - 1965

SOUTHLAND BOYS HIGH SCHOOL: Register Supplement 1957 - 1965

$69.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. Southland High School history.

From Plymouth to New Plymouth

From Plymouth to New Plymouth

$59.95NZD

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

THE LIGHTHOUSES OF NEW ZEALAND

THE LIGHTHOUSES OF NEW ZEALAND

$49.95NZD

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

COALING FROM THE CLOUDS

COALING FROM THE CLOUDS

$49.95NZD

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

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

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

$149.95NZD

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

THE SILVER TUSSOCK

THE SILVER TUSSOCK

$69.95NZD

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

A SPRING IN THE CANTERBURY SETTLEMENT

A SPRING IN THE CANTERBURY SETTLEMENT

$44.95NZD

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

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

ISBN# 9780670045617
$389.95NZD

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

The Bethells of Te Henga

The Bethells of Te Henga

ISBN# 0959590498
$59.95NZD

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

A Centennial History of TAURANGA

A Centennial History of TAURANGA

$89.95NZD

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

Seventy five Years Later - A History of the Pongakawa School

Seventy five Years Later - A History of the Pongakawa School

$49.95NZD

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

WESTLAND'S GOLDEN CENTURY 1860 - 1960

WESTLAND'S GOLDEN CENTURY 1860 - 1960

$49.95NZD

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

WESTLAND NATIONAL PARK Handbook

WESTLAND NATIONAL PARK Handbook

$39.95NZD

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

SKETCHES IN NEW ZEALAND with Pen and Pencil

SKETCHES IN NEW ZEALAND with Pen and Pencil

$49.95NZD

1849. facsimile edition 1974.

ELLESMERE COUNTY: Land, Lake People

ELLESMERE COUNTY: Land, Lake People

$89.95NZD

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

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

THE DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY: History of the Bay of Islands

$59.95NZD

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

Among the Pioneers of Pio Pio 1906 - 1926

Among the Pioneers of Pio Pio 1906 - 1926

$49.95NZD

1987. 1st edition. Regional New Zealand history.

MT. EGMONT HANDBOOK: History and Information

MT. EGMONT HANDBOOK: History and Information

$49.95NZD

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

AS WE WERE IN KAITAIA 1914 - 1936

AS WE WERE IN KAITAIA 1914 - 1936

$89.95NZD

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

MARLBOROUGH JOURNEY: Pictorial Record

MARLBOROUGH JOURNEY: Pictorial Record

$59.95NZD

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

MARLBOROUGH JOURNEY

MARLBOROUGH JOURNEY

$49.95NZD

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

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

MAU MOKO: The World of Maori Tattoo

ISBN# 9780143566854
$299.95NZD

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

OMOKOROA

OMOKOROA

$59.95NZD

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

THE EVOLUTION OF A CITY: Christchurch and its Suburbs

THE EVOLUTION OF A CITY: Christchurch and its Suburbs

$49.95NZD

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

The Rangiatea Story

The Rangiatea Story

$49.95NZD

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

100 YEARS OF ROTORUA

100 YEARS OF ROTORUA

$39.95NZD

1979. NZ local history.

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

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

ISBN# 1902304268
$49.95NZD

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

DAN CARTER: My Story
New Book

DAN CARTER: My Story

ISBN# 9781927262382
$29.95NZD

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

TATUA Co-operative Dairy Company : 100 Years
New Book

TATUA Co-operative Dairy Company : 100 Years

ISBN# 9781927181133
$249.95NZD

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

A Book of New Zealand

A Book of New Zealand

$44.95NZD

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

COOK ISLANDS: Directory & Guide Book

COOK ISLANDS: Directory & Guide Book

$49.95NZD

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

MY LIVELY LADY

MY LIVELY LADY

ISBN# 245595651
$39.95NZD

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

CHRIST CHURCH Kororareka - A Brief History

CHRIST CHURCH Kororareka - A Brief History

$49.95NZD

1955. Reprinted. Church Kororareka - A Brief History.

FROM NORTH CAPE TO BLUFF

FROM NORTH CAPE TO BLUFF

$49.95NZD

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

A REGIONAL HISTORY OF MAKAWERA - North Makarewa - Lorneville

A REGIONAL HISTORY OF MAKAWERA - North Makarewa - Lorneville

$59.95NZD

1979. 1st edition. New Zealand regional history.

ARTHUR'S PASS and the OTIRA GORGE

ARTHUR'S PASS and the OTIRA GORGE

$124.95NZD

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

THEIR GREATNESS: Tales of Pioneer Eastern Bay of Plenty

THEIR GREATNESS: Tales of Pioneer Eastern Bay of Plenty

$59.95NZD

1970. Tales of Pioneer Eastern Bay of Plenty.

MEETING OF THE WATERS: The Story of Ngaruawahia 1863 - 1963

MEETING OF THE WATERS: The Story of Ngaruawahia 1863 - 1963

$69.95NZD

1963. 1st edition. The Story of Ngaruawahia 1863 - 1963.

GOLD IN THE RIVER

GOLD IN THE RIVER

$59.95NZD

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

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

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

$39.95NZD

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

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

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

$49.95NZD

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

THE SPIRIT OF St. LOUIS

THE SPIRIT OF St. LOUIS

$39.95NZD

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

An Account of THE SETTLEMENTS of the NEW ZEALAND COMPANY

An Account of THE SETTLEMENTS of the NEW ZEALAND COMPANY

$48.95NZD

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

THE WHIRINAKI VALLEY

THE WHIRINAKI VALLEY

$24.95NZD

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

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

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

ISBN# 047300514X
$39.95NZD

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

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

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

$79.95NZD

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