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AIRGUNNER: The Adventures of Flying Officer H. Lyver

AIRGUNNER: The Adventures of Flying Officer H. Lyver

$79.95NZD

1944. 1st edition. Biography of New Zealander Harry Lyver's reminiscences of his time with the RAF. Scarce.

WANDERLUST: The Life of Aline Barton Pioneer New Zealand Airwoman

WANDERLUST: The Life of Aline Barton Pioneer New Zealand Airwoman

ISBN# 0473006928
$124.95NZD

1988. 1st Edition. Biography

PETER McINTYRE : War Artist

PETER McINTYRE : War Artist

ISBN# 058901384X
$49.95NZD

1981. 1st edition. Collection of paintings and pencil sketches by the author while commissioned as official war artist during World War II.

WITH ANTHONY TROLLOPE IN NEW ZEALAND 1872

WITH ANTHONY TROLLOPE IN NEW ZEALAND 1872

$74.95NZD

1969. 1st Edition. Signed by Author and numbered limited edition. Biography of Trollope who visited New Zealand in 1872.

WILLIE APIATA: The Reluctant Hero

WILLIE APIATA: The Reluctant Hero

ISBN# 9780143010944
$28.95NZD

2012. Corporal Willie Apiata became the first New Zealander since the Second World War to be awarded the Commonwealth's highest military award for his actions with the NZ SAS in Afghanistan.

Wrestling with The Angel: THE LIFE OF JANET FRAME

Wrestling with The Angel: THE LIFE OF JANET FRAME

ISBN# 0670893714
$24.95NZD

2000. 1st edition. A biography of New Zealand author Janet Frame (1924-2004).

BARRY CRUMP: The Life and Times of a Good Keen Man : An Autobiography

BARRY CRUMP: The Life and Times of a Good Keen Man : An Autobiography

ISBN# 1869583973
$29.95NZD

1992. Autobiography of one of New Zealand's greatest storytellers.

AS IF RUNNING ON AIR: The Journals of Jack Lovelock

AS IF RUNNING ON AIR: The Journals of Jack Lovelock

ISBN# 9781877333767
$49.95NZD

2008. In the 1930s the New Zealander Jack Lovelock was one of the world’s best-known athletes.

ARTHUR LYDIARD: Master Coach

ARTHUR LYDIARD: Master Coach

ISBN# 0908988540
$58.95NZD

2004. 1st edition. SIGNED. Biography of Arthur Lydiard - the most successful and influential running coach of the last fifty years.

An Improper Daughter

An Improper Daughter

ISBN# 9781877340215
$69.95NZD

2009. Debut work, a memoir of eighty years spent in England and New Zealand and the search for the author's birth family.

A Stockman's Gift : Daniel Vickery Bryant and the Bryant Charitable Trusts : A Legacy for Waikato
New Book

A Stockman's Gift : Daniel Vickery Bryant and the Bryant Charitable Trusts : A Legacy for Waikato

ISBN# 9780473121266
$39.95NZD

2007. This is the story of Daniel Bryant, the third child of agricultural immigrants, and a Waikato farmer and live-stock dealer.

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 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.

A H REED: An Autobiography

A H REED: An Autobiography

$69.95NZD

1967. 1st edition. SIGNED. The autobiography of Alfred Hamish Reed, MBE (1875-1975) who was a New Zealand publisher, author and entrepreneur.

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

WILD IRISHMAN: The Story of Bill Hamilton

WILD IRISHMAN: The Story of Bill Hamilton

ISBN# 0589003860
$89.95NZD

1969. 1st edition. Biography of legendary New Zealander Bill (C.W.F.) Hamilton.

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.

Another Mountain Another Song

Another Mountain Another Song

ISBN# 0340264969
$24.95NZD

1981. Story of a family, originally immigrants from Dalmatia, living in New Zealand around the time of WWII

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 WORLD OF PETER NEWTON: The Best of His High Country Writing

THE WORLD OF PETER NEWTON: The Best of His High Country Writing

ISBN# 0589014560
$39.95NZD

1983. 1st edition.

Colin Meads : All Black

Colin Meads : All Black

$22.95NZD

1974. Long regarded as our greatest rugby player. Nice sports collectors book.

AT THE DOUBLE: Richard Hadlee, The Story of Crickets Pacemaker

AT THE DOUBLE: Richard Hadlee, The Story of Crickets Pacemaker

ISBN# 0091608708
$29.95NZD

1985. 1st edition. The story of Richard Hadlee's stunning year between August 1983 to August 1984

Between Overs Memoirs of a Cricketing Kiwi

Between Overs Memoirs of a Cricketing Kiwi

$38.95NZD

1963. Collectable autobiography of one of NZ's favourite cricket sons with foreward by Sir Donald Bradman.

At School I've Got a Chance: Pacific Islands and Pakeha Girls at School

At School I've Got a Chance: Pacific Islands and Pakeha Girls at School

ISBN# 0864691009
$59.95NZD

1991. 1st edition. The stories behind the statistics of why middle class Pakeha girls tend to do well at school and working class girls do not.

Popeye Lucas: Queenstown

Popeye Lucas: Queenstown

ISBN# 0589002945
$34.95NZD

1969. Biography of one of NZ pioneering aviators.

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.

A New Zealander Looks Back

A New Zealander Looks Back

$37.95NZD

1946. An autobiography covering the period 1888-1946.

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.

BACKBLOCKS BABY DOCTOR: Autobiography

BACKBLOCKS BABY DOCTOR: Autobiography

$59.95NZD

circa 1955. Autobiography of Doris Clifton Gordon MBE FRCSE FRCOG.

The Golden Age of Josiah Clifton Firth

The Golden Age of Josiah Clifton Firth

$49.95NZD

1963. 1st edition. Biography Josiah Firth was one of NZ's prominent pioneer businessmen, welding together agricultural production with processing and commerce.

HELEN CLARK Inside Stories

HELEN CLARK Inside Stories

ISBN# 9781869408381
$34.95NZD

2015. NZ's first elected woman prime minister and ranked among the most powerful women in the world.

The Life and Times of SIR GEORGE GREY, KCB

The Life and Times of SIR GEORGE GREY, KCB

$179.95NZD

1892. (129 yo). Written by a political and close friend of Greys with his daughter and secretary Annie (called Lily) this is recognised as being the most extensive and critical account of Grey.

GLADIATOR: The Norm Hewitt Story

GLADIATOR: The Norm Hewitt Story

ISBN# 047308252
$19.95NZD

2001. Biography of a Bully, drug dealer; drunk, All Black.

Nelson Pilgrimage

Nelson Pilgrimage

$28.95NZD

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

Hillary of Everest : The Years After

Hillary of Everest : The Years After

$38.95NZD

1973. The life and times of Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand's famous mountaineer. Collectable

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.

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.

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.

The Governor and His Northern House

The Governor and His Northern House

$32.95NZD

1975. The official residence of the Governor of NZ.

Law Breakers and Mischief Makers : 50 Notorious New Zealanders

Law Breakers and Mischief Makers : 50 Notorious New Zealanders

ISBN# 9781741759556
$37.95NZD

2009. Fascinating tales about 50 of New Zealand's most notorious citizens from 1806 until the present.

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.

Sean Fitzpatrick : Turning Point

Sean Fitzpatrick : Turning Point

ISBN# 0140281002
$16.95NZD

1990. 1st edition. The Making of a Captain

The Best of McLean
New Book

The Best of McLean

ISBN# 0340363959
$34.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. Terry McLean described as 'that white pointer shark' among the minnows of Rugby writing in New Zealand. Nice sports collectors book.

Super Sid : The story of a great All Black

Super Sid : The story of a great All Black

ISBN# 0959755314
$44.95NZD

1978. 1st edition/numbered limited edition. Biography of Sid Going, one of the great All Blacks of all time.

The Real Muldoon

The Real Muldoon

$28.95NZD

1978. Profile of a remarkable New Zealander and a serious attempt to answer what makes the man and politician tick.

SKI-PLANE ADVENTURE: Flying In The New Zealand Alps

SKI-PLANE ADVENTURE: Flying In The New Zealand Alps

$59.95NZD

1965. The history of Harry Wigley and Mount Cook Ski Planes.

SKI-PLANE ADVENTURE: Flying In The New Zealand Alps

SKI-PLANE ADVENTURE: Flying In The New Zealand Alps

ISBN# 0589003283
$49.95NZD

1977. The history of Harry Wigley and Mount Cook Ski Planes.

OUR MABEL: Biography of Mable Howard

OUR MABEL: Biography of Mable Howard

ISBN# 0908582021
$39.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. Biography of Mabel Howard.

THE COLONIAL ONE: Lorna Monckton of Newstead

THE COLONIAL ONE: Lorna Monckton of Newstead

ISBN# 0723304165
$49.95NZD

1975. 1st edition. Biography

LEGEND: From Electric Fences To Global Success
New Book

LEGEND: From Electric Fences To Global Success

ISBN# 9781775533368
$49.95NZD

2013. Biography of New Zealand's most successful exporter and its head, Bill Gallagher.

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.

KEEP CALM IF YOU CAN: Round The World with The Hillary Family

KEEP CALM IF YOU CAN: Round The World with The Hillary Family

$39.95NZD

1964. Sir Edmund and Lady Hillary take their three children on a camping trip from Chicago through the West and Northwest to Alaska.

NURSE IN THE NORTH: With Dr G.M. Smith in the Hokianga

NURSE IN THE NORTH: With Dr G.M. Smith in the Hokianga

ISBN# 0723303754
$48.95NZD

1973. Memoir including amusing anecdotes and otherwise, of a district nurse in a remote region of New Zealand in the 1940s

The Making of a New Zealander

The Making of a New Zealander

$38.95NZD

1958. Autobiography of Alan Mulgan, writer and journalist, 1881-1962, who remembered the Tarawera eruption of 1886.

The Doctor Must Get Through: 50 years as a GP surgeon in New Zealand

The Doctor Must Get Through: 50 years as a GP surgeon in New Zealand

ISBN# 0589006371
$39.95NZD

1971. Autobiography of a GP surgeon who in 1920 began a one-man practice in Lumsden, Southland.

The Four Corners of New Zealand

The Four Corners of New Zealand

$37.95NZD

1954. Details four major walks undertaken by the author around NZ and his observations and encounters with locals.

The Years Before My Death: Memories of a comic life
New Book

The Years Before My Death: Memories of a comic life

ISBN# 9781877460579
$29.95NZD

2010. Autobiography of one of New Zealand's best known comedy actors, illustrated with b&w and colour photos

A Lucky Landing: The Story of the Irish in New Zealand

A Lucky Landing: The Story of the Irish in New Zealand

ISBN# 1869412885
$29.95NZD

1996. An account and history of the influence of Irish immigrants who arrived in NZ from the 19th century onwards

A life on Gorge River: New Zealand's remotest family

A life on Gorge River: New Zealand's remotest family

ISBN# 9781869793302
$28.95NZD

2010. Robert Long and his family live in complete isolation, in a hut two days' walk south of Haast in South Westland.

Mad Dogs: A Life on the Edge

Mad Dogs: A Life on the Edge

ISBN# 1877161691
$18.95NZD

1999. Autobiography of Robin Judkins, rags to riches, adventure nut who started the Speights Coast to Coast.

Kiwi Afloat
New Book

Kiwi Afloat

ISBN# 0476009820
$39.95NZD

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

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.

Slipping into Paradise: Why I Live in New Zealand
New Book

Slipping into Paradise: Why I Live in New Zealand

ISBN# 0345466144
$24.95NZD

2004. A tribute to the author's adopted home in New Zealand from California.

Katherine Mansfield: A Critical Study

Katherine Mansfield: A Critical Study

$58.95NZD

1951. Biography and critical analysis relatiing the central experiences of Katherine Mansfield's life to her work.

The Holyoake Years

The Holyoake Years

$44.95NZD

1977. Biography of Sir Keith Holyoake, former Prime Minister and Governor General of NZ - the only person to hold both positions

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 Search for a Country

The Search for a Country

$43.95NZD

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

SCRIM: Radio Rebel In Retrospect

SCRIM: Radio Rebel In Retrospect

ISBN# 0340157739
$24.95NZD

1971. One of the truly original characters in New Zealand's public life.

Toughen Up

Toughen Up

ISBN# 9781869790462
$19.95NZD

2009. Michael Hill is an icon of salemanship and business marketing in his native 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.

On the Wings of Mercury: The Lorraine Moller Story
New Book

On the Wings of Mercury: The Lorraine Moller Story

ISBN# 9781877361999
$34.95NZD

2007. Lorraine Moller is one of New Zealand's greatest women distance runners.

VIVA MALVINA! The lives of Dame Malvina Major

VIVA MALVINA! The lives of Dame Malvina Major

ISBN# 0141005572
$19.95NZD

2003. Biography of a famous New Zealand music icon.

Coates' Tale

Coates' Tale

ISBN# 0473031825
$19.95NZD

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

Christian Cullen Life on the Run

Christian Cullen Life on the Run

ISBN# 1869589394
$19.95NZD

2003. Biography of one of New Zealand's greatest rugby players. Christian Cullen, aka the Paekakariki Express.

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.

Grant Batty

Grant Batty

ISBN# 0959755306
$19.95NZD

1977. The story of the most electrifying, entertaining and successful Rugby players of the time.

EATING DIRT: Adventures and Yarns from New Zealand's action Man
New Book

EATING DIRT: Adventures and Yarns from New Zealand's action Man

ISBN# 9781869799670
$39.95NZD

2012. Steve recounts some of his recent extreme adventures - in the Sahara, on Mount Cook, and in other remote parts of the world.

ECOMAN: From A Garage In Northland To A Pioneering Global Brand
New Book

ECOMAN: From A Garage In Northland To A Pioneering Global Brand

ISBN# 9781775535034
$19.95NZD

2013. 1st Edition. The story of how Malcolm Rands, an organic gardener and hippy from Northland

No Buggles No Drums

No Buggles No Drums

$59.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. The story of New Zealand runner Peter Snell. Nice sports collectors book.

My Way : Robert Muldoon

My Way : Robert Muldoon

ISBN# 0589013858
$24.95NZD

1981. 1st edition. Autobiography of Robert Muldoon's years as Prime Minister of New Zealand.

RANDOM RECOLLECTIONS: Notes on a lifetime at the bar

RANDOM RECOLLECTIONS: Notes on a lifetime at the bar

$94.95NZD

1939. A fascinating memoir of A.C. Hanlon, one of His Majesty's Counsel for the Dominion of New Zealand

FLYING LOW: A topdressing pilot in New Zealand

FLYING LOW: A topdressing pilot in New Zealand

ISBN# 0340236655
$39.95NZD

1978. 1st Edition. Biography of Roger Crow who was determined to be an agricultural pilot.

TRAVIS V.C. Man in No Mans Land

TRAVIS V.C. Man in No Mans Land

$79.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. Richard Charles Travis, VC was a New Zealand soldier who fought during the First World War and was posthumously decorated with the Victoria Cross.

Guthrie-Smith of Tutira

Guthrie-Smith of Tutira

$44.95NZD

1959. 1st edition. Biography of the great NZ naturalist, author of Tutira and other books; a man of great insight and a pioneer conservationist.

FREYBERG V.C. The Man 1939-45

FREYBERG V.C. The Man 1939-45

$39.95NZD

1965. 1st Edition. A memoir of a great New Zealander.

THE CUTTING EDGE: The story of Kiwi motorsport legend Rod Millen

THE CUTTING EDGE: The story of Kiwi motorsport legend Rod Millen

ISBN# 9781775536208
$85.95NZD

2014. Rod Millen was a hero of New Zealand rallying in the 1970s. Out of print and increasingly hard to find.

W.N. CARSON: Footballer & Cricketer

W.N. CARSON: Footballer & Cricketer

$59.95NZD

1947. 1st edition. One of the small band of New Zealander's who have represented NZ at Cricket and Rugby.

Notable Women in New Zealand Health: Te Hauora ki Aotearoa: Ona Wahine Rongonui

Notable Women in New Zealand Health: Te Hauora ki Aotearoa: Ona Wahine Rongonui

ISBN# 0582860784
$49.95NZD

1993. 1st Edition. The story of some of the extraordinary and outstanding women involved in health care over the last 150 years.

KATHERINE MANSFIELD: a biography

KATHERINE MANSFIELD: a biography

$49.95NZD

1944. 1st edition. A biography of the famous New Zealand writer.

Katherine Mansfield: A Critical Study

Katherine Mansfield: A Critical Study

$58.95NZD

1951. 1st edition. Biography and analysis of the prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer.

TWO GENERATIONS

TWO GENERATIONS

ISBN# 0340354208
$19.95NZD

1984. 1st edition. A frank and engaging book, written with good humour and total honesty by a father and son who do not always see eye to eye.

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.

MORE PADDOCKS TO PLOUGH: The Life and Legacy of Graeme Thompson

MORE PADDOCKS TO PLOUGH: The Life and Legacy of Graeme Thompson

ISBN# 9780473408459
$44.95NZD

2017. The story of the man behind the behind the infamous Fortex meat business.

Some Recollections of a Happy Life: Marianne North in Australia and New Zealand

Some Recollections of a Happy Life: Marianne North in Australia and New Zealand

ISBN# 071318289X
$44.95NZD

1986. Memoirs of a Victorian traveller and botanical illustrator through Australia and New Zealand in 1880-81

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.

BOURNE TO RALLY: Possum Bourne the Autobiography

BOURNE TO RALLY: Possum Bourne the Autobiography

ISBN# 9780958238816
$19.95NZD

2003. Possum Bourne: rally driver, sporting icon, family man and great bloke.

THE JOURNAL OF GEORGE HEPBURN

THE JOURNAL OF GEORGE HEPBURN

$59.95NZD

1934. 1st Edition. An edited transcript of the journal of Hepburn on his voyage from Scotland to Otago in 1850 and extracts of his letters from Otago.

HOLY JOE'S PEOPLE: A Parson In Fiordland

HOLY JOE'S PEOPLE: A Parson In Fiordland

$21.95NZD

1968. 1st edition. Biography of Minister Frank Glen in Fiordland.

THE DANGEROUS SKIES

THE DANGEROUS SKIES

$39.95NZD

1954. 1st edition. Memoir of Arthur Edmond Clouston. Record-breaking New Zealand-born Aviator, first civilian test pilot in the RAF & Air Commodore.

Doctor In The Sticks

Doctor In The Sticks

$24.95NZD

1972. Doctor's memoirs of David Alfred Bathgate.

JAMES K BAXTER

JAMES K BAXTER

ISBN# 0195580109
$21.95NZD

1976. 1st Edition. Biography of James K Baxter.

THE FIGHTING MAN: A Study of The Life and Times T.E. Taylor

THE FIGHTING MAN: A Study of The Life and Times T.E. Taylor

$34.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. Thomas E Taylor (16 June 1862 – 27 July 1911) was a Christchurch mayor and Member of Parliament.

Under the Bridge and Over the Moon: A Memoir

Under the Bridge and Over the Moon: A Memoir

ISBN# 1869413636
$24.95NZD

1998. 1st edition. A Memoir by NZ Poet Kevin Ireland.

PENGUINS UNDER THE PORCH: A Yorkshireman's Ode To Oamaru

PENGUINS UNDER THE PORCH: A Yorkshireman's Ode To Oamaru

ISBN# 9781927167366
$28.95NZD

2018. David Harbourne first stumbled across Oamaru more or less by chance while on a short visit to New Zealand from his home in Yorkshire.

LETTERS BETWEEN Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murray

LETTERS BETWEEN Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murray

ISBN# 086068945X
$28.95NZD

1988. Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murry met in 1912 and married in 1918.

The Katherine Mansfield Notebooks: Volume One
New Book

The Katherine Mansfield Notebooks: Volume One

ISBN# 0908896484
$48.95NZD

1997. Katherine Mansfield's private notebooks in their entirety for the first time. Volume One covers Katherine Mansfield's childhood and adolescence

THE WINEMAKER: George Fistonich and The Villa Maria Story
New Book

THE WINEMAKER: George Fistonich and The Villa Maria Story

ISBN# 9781869799779
$29.95NZD

2012. Biography of New Zealand's most awarded wine-industry leader.

Kiri Te Kanawa: A Biography

Kiri Te Kanawa: A Biography

$19.95NZD

Biography of one of New Zealand's greatest performers.

Black Beech and Honeydew: An Autobiography Ngaio Marsh

Black Beech and Honeydew: An Autobiography Ngaio Marsh

ISBN# 0002163675
$24.95NZD

1966. A sensitive account of Ngaio Marsh's childhood and adolescence in Christchurch and the establishment of her theatre and writing careers both there and in the United Kingdom.

MEDICAL ODYSSEY: An Autobiography of Sir Douglas Robb

MEDICAL ODYSSEY: An Autobiography of Sir Douglas Robb

$44.95NZD

1967. 1st edition. Sir Douglas Robb was one of New Zealand's most eminent medical men; this autobiography is the story of the development of modern medicine in this country.

NOTHING VENTURE, NOTHING WIN: Autobiography of Sir Edmund Hillary

NOTHING VENTURE, NOTHING WIN: Autobiography of Sir Edmund Hillary

ISBN# 0340185430
$29.95NZD

1975. 1st edition.

PICKERILL: Pioneer In Plastic Surgery, Dental Education and Dental Research

PICKERILL: Pioneer In Plastic Surgery, Dental Education and Dental Research

ISBN# 9781877372469
$29.95NZD

2007. 1st edition. Founding Director of University of Otago Dental School at the age of twenty-eight.

Graham Henry: Final Word

Graham Henry: Final Word

ISBN# 9781775540373
$19.95NZD

2012. After the All Blacks crashed out of the 2007 World Cup, humiliatingly at the quarter-final stage, Graham Henry thought his time as an international rugby coach was up.

FREDA STARK: Her Extraordinary Life
New Book

FREDA STARK: Her Extraordinary Life

ISBN# 186950352X
$59.95NZD

2000. 1st edition. Nude dancer, murder witness, Auckland celebrity, gay icon -- during her long life the diminutive Freda Stark made a huge impression on a large number of people.

THE POWER OF US: New Zealanders Who Dare To Dream
New Book

THE POWER OF US: New Zealanders Who Dare To Dream

ISBN# 9781775530008
$49.95NZD

2012. 1st edition. A celebration of 50 New Zealanders who are extraordinary in their own fields, both locally and internationally.

TO THE IS-LAND: An Autobiography, Volume 1
New Book

TO THE IS-LAND: An Autobiography, Volume 1

ISBN# 1869411307
$28.95NZD

1983. Biography account of Janet Frame's childhood and adolescence in a New Zealand family in the 1920s and 1930s.

The History Makers

The History Makers

ISBN# 1869415418
$19.95NZD

2002. This selection of fully-illustrated biographical portraits of New Zealanders who have left their mark on our history and national character.

VICTORIA CROSS AT TAKROUNA: The Haane Manahi Story

VICTORIA CROSS AT TAKROUNA: The Haane Manahi Story

$39.95NZD

2010. This is the story of Haane Manahi and his exceptional bravery in Tunisia during the Second World War.

Share My Joys: The Frank Alack Story

Share My Joys: The Frank Alack Story

$43.95NZD

1974. 1st edition. SIGNED. Autobiography of pioneer climber and mountain guide Frank Alack who climbed many of New Zealand's most famous peaks.

New Zealand Profiles: Peter Fraser

New Zealand Profiles: Peter Fraser

$19.95NZD

1968. Peter Fraser (28 August 1884 – 12 December 1950) was a New Zealand politician who served as the 24th Prime Minister of New Zealand.

CAMPING ON THE FAULTLINE: A Memoir
New Book

CAMPING ON THE FAULTLINE: A Memoir

ISBN# 1869414136
$48.95NZD

2000. Memoirs from one of New Zealand's best-known women novelists.

STANDING TALL: The Tawera Nikau Story

STANDING TALL: The Tawera Nikau Story

ISBN# 1869505336
$29.95NZD

2004. The Autobiography of Tawera Nikau, NZ Kiwi, Cronulla and Melbourne Storm Rugby League Player.

OPEN COUNTRY

OPEN COUNTRY

$29.95NZD

1965. People and places out of town illustrated with drawings

KEPT BY THE POWER

KEPT BY THE POWER

ISBN# 1877161608
$19.95NZD

1999. The Reverend Glenys Lewis has been in the forefront of changes for women in the Anglican Church in New Zealand for the past 40 years.

TOMORROW COMES THE SONG

TOMORROW COMES THE SONG

$48.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. The story of Christopher Jarman, a child of extraordinary musical gifts - who at the age of two years, was struck down by encephalitis that deprived him of sight and speech.

THE LAST EVERYDAY HERO: The Bert Sutcliffe Story
New Book

THE LAST EVERYDAY HERO: The Bert Sutcliffe Story

ISBN# 9781877460555
$29.95NZD

2010. Biography of Bert Sutcliffe, the magical batsman who put New Zealand cricket on the map.

MEADS: Biography of Colin Meads, The Great All Black

MEADS: Biography of Colin Meads, The Great All Black

ISBN# 1869589173
$19.95NZD

2002. Colin Meads is one of the greatest rugby players in New Zealand who attained living legend status.

RODERICK DEANE: His Life and Times

RODERICK DEANE: His Life and Times

ISBN# 0670045675
$49.95NZD

2006. 1st edition. SIGNED. Biography of New Zealand businessman Roderick Deane.

TIM SHADBOLT: Mayor of Two Cities

TIM SHADBOLT: Mayor of Two Cities

ISBN# 9781869711009
$39.95NZD

2008. 1st edition. SIGNED. Autobiographical follow up to Bullshit and Jellybeans gives Tim's story of his political and public life including as Mayor of Waitemata and Invercargill.

OPENING UP

OPENING UP

ISBN# 0340416440
$37.95NZD

1987. 1st edition. Glenn Turner was one of NZ's greatest batsmen as well as an outstanding fieldsman and tactician.

THE BOB SCOTT STORY

THE BOB SCOTT STORY

$44.95NZD

1956. 1st edition. Sports biography of Kiwi rugby legend.

OVER THE RIVER

OVER THE RIVER

$28.95NZD

1966. 1st edition. The very popular author's third book the river in question is the Wilberforce that ruled the lives of those living at Mt Algidus.

CHAMPION OF NOTHING: The testament of a journalist-athlete

CHAMPION OF NOTHING: The testament of a journalist-athlete

$47.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. The autobiography of Norman Harris from his early sporting days to his associations with Halberg, Lydiard, Snell and his job as a sports reporter with the NZ Herald.

EASILY THE BEST: The Life of Helen Connon 1857-1903

EASILY THE BEST: The Life of Helen Connon 1857-1903

ISBN# 1877257273
$28.95NZD

2004. 1st edition. This study of Helen Connon's life sheds new light on her early life, her professional career and her marriage.

Sir William Martin: The First Chief Justice of New Zealand

Sir William Martin: The First Chief Justice of New Zealand

$49.95NZD

1961. 1st edition. The life of first Chief Justice of New Zealand.

The Story of A New Zealand Writer Jane Mander

The Story of A New Zealand Writer Jane Mander

ISBN# 187713337X
$24.95NZD

2009. Jane Mander grew up in the kauri milling settlements of the North.

SMITHY: Just A Drummer In The Band - The Ian Smith Story

SMITHY: Just A Drummer In The Band - The Ian Smith Story

ISBN# 1869470850
$43.95NZD

1991. 1st edition + SIGNED. A great autobiography of the world's leading wicket keeper and a dashing batsman.

JANE HUNTER: Growing A Legacy

JANE HUNTER: Growing A Legacy

ISBN# 9781869506483
$27.95NZD

2008. The story of an inspirational woman and her place in the history of New World wines by Tessa Anderson.

Daddy Was A German Spy and Other Scandals

Daddy Was A German Spy and Other Scandals

ISBN# 9780143009221
$24.95NZD

2008. This memoir covers the first 25 years of Brian Edward's life in Northern Ireland during the 1940s and 1950s.

SMOKIN' JOE

SMOKIN' JOE

ISBN# 090863031X
$29.95NZD

1990. 1st edition. Biography of All Black Joe Stanley.

Curtain Raiser to a Colony: Sidelights On The Founding of New Zealand

Curtain Raiser to a Colony: Sidelights On The Founding of New Zealand

$37.95NZD

1962. 1st edition. Some of the people, characters of in the story of New Zealand.

BURDON: A Man of Our Time

BURDON: A Man of Our Time

ISBN# 1877270903
$18.95NZD

2004. Biography of Christchurch businessman and National MP Philip Burdon.

Christmas In Rarotonga: The John Wright Story

Christmas In Rarotonga: The John Wright Story

ISBN# 1869470621
$29.95NZD

1990. 1st edition. Autobiography from NZ's great opening batsman, John Wright.

Kiwi Keith: A Biography of Keith Holyoake
New Book

Kiwi Keith: A Biography of Keith Holyoake

ISBN# 9781869404000
$24.95NZD

2007. A definitive life of New Zealand prime minister, Keith Holyoake.

STEVE WILLIAMS: Out of The Rough

STEVE WILLIAMS: Out of The Rough

ISBN# 9780143573555
$34.95NZD

2015. Biography of one of the most successful caddies of the modern era, Kiwi Steve Williams.

STRAGGLE MUSTER

STRAGGLE MUSTER

$29.95NZD

1964. An interesting book about Peter Newton's experiences over forty years of mountain work mustering.

Marvellous Codes: The Fiction of Margaret Mahy

Marvellous Codes: The Fiction of Margaret Mahy

ISBN# 0864735162
$19.95NZD

2006. Margaret Mahy's extraordinary young-adult novels are examined by leading scholars in this collection of critical essays.

Margaret Mahy: A Writer's Life

Margaret Mahy: A Writer's Life

ISBN# 1869504852
$38.95NZD

2005. A literary portrait of New Zealand's best-loved children's author.

GOLDFIELD BALLADEER: The Life and Times of Charles R. Thatcher

GOLDFIELD BALLADEER: The Life and Times of Charles R. Thatcher

ISBN# 0002169037
$38.95NZD

1977. 1st edition. A biography of Charles Thatcher, the famous balladeer of the New Zealand goldfields.

GRIZZ THE LEGEND

GRIZZ THE LEGEND

ISBN# 0908630360
$39.95NZD

1991. AUTOGRAPHED by Alex Wyllie. The Legend is the story of a man who epitomises New Zealand rugby - Alex Wyllie.

BROADCASTING GRAVE AND GAY

BROADCASTING GRAVE AND GAY

$48.95NZD

1967. 1st edition. Author recalls 40 years in broadcasting, from 1929 in 2YA, through WWII and on to work for Fiji Broadcasting Commission.

KEITH HARPER: Man with A Mission : A Story of Love and Bravery and Endurance

KEITH HARPER: Man with A Mission : A Story of Love and Bravery and Endurance

ISBN# 9780473210892
$54.95NZD

2012. Biography of New Zealander, Keith Harper.

BOB SCOTT ON RUGBY

BOB SCOTT ON RUGBY

$39.95NZD

1955. 1st edition. Rugby tactical analysis by an All Black great.

DEADLINE: The Gripping Memoirs of A Pioneer Newsman

DEADLINE: The Gripping Memoirs of A Pioneer Newsman

ISBN# 9781775533368
$43.95NZD

2014. 1st edition. A veteran reporter's life of recording NZ history, war, tragedy, sporting greatness.

TP: The Life and Times of Sir Terry McLean

TP: The Life and Times of Sir Terry McLean

ISBN# 9781869508630
$18.95NZD

2010. Sir Terry McLean, New Zealand's best-known journalist and sports writer, packed a lot of living into his 90 years.

OPERATION LIFETIME: Memoirs of A NZ Surgeon

OPERATION LIFETIME: Memoirs of A NZ Surgeon

$26.95NZD

1964. 1st edition. Biography

DR. BENTLEY: A Study In Academic Scarlet

DR. BENTLEY: A Study In Academic Scarlet

$42.95NZD

1965. 1st edition. Richard Bentley (1662-1742) was the Turbulent, despotic, brilliant and most legendary Master of Trinity College, Cambridge.

THE YEARS OF LIGHTNING

THE YEARS OF LIGHTNING

ISBN# 05890133467
$33.95NZD

1980. 1st edition. Biography of George Chapman.

NEVER BACK DOWN

NEVER BACK DOWN

ISBN# 0723305641
$44.95NZD

1978. Biography of one of the most respected senior officers in the history of the New Zealand Police service.

WALTER NASH

WALTER NASH

ISBN# 0196479495
$34.95NZD

1976. 1st edition. Biography of Sir Walter Nash (1882-1968) who served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1957 to 1960.

Inia Te Wiata: Most Happy Fella, A Biography

Inia Te Wiata: Most Happy Fella, A Biography

ISBN# 0091508819
$29.95NZD

1982. The opera singer bass baritone, the Maori wood sculptor,

MOST HAPPY FELLA: Biography of Inia Te Wiata

MOST HAPPY FELLA: Biography of Inia Te Wiata

ISBN# 0589009540
$42.95NZD

1976. 1st edition. The opera singer bass baritone, the Maori wood sculptor.

THE MEMOIRS OF John Macmillan Brown

THE MEMOIRS OF John Macmillan Brown

ISBN# 900302193
$42.95NZD

1974. 1st Edition. John Macmillan Brown (1845-1935) was a Scottish-New Zealand academic, administrator and promoter of education for women.

HIGH COUNTRY FAMILY

HIGH COUNTRY FAMILY

$39.95NZD

1964. The author documents her life as high country wife, mother and partner to a hard working country Member of Parliament Allan Dick.

THE THIRTY-YEAR WONDERS

THE THIRTY-YEAR WONDERS

$44.95NZD

1967. 1st edition. New Zealand Labour Party lead by M.J. Savage produced some of the most important legislation in New Zealand's history.

CHARLES LUNEY: The Building of A Lifetime

CHARLES LUNEY: The Building of A Lifetime

ISBN# 1877270016
$49.95NZD

2000. 1st Edition. The inspirational story of Christchurch builder Chas S. Luney