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Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years
New Book

Air New Zealand: Celebrating 75 Years

ISBN# 9780473302511
$44.95NZD

2014. Air New Zealand commemorating its 75th anniversary.

Steam on the Waitemata

Steam on the Waitemata

ISBN# 058900719X
$27.95NZD

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

Marsden of Maoriland

Marsden of Maoriland

$74.99 $49.95NZD

1938. Pioneer and Peacemaker. Rare and Collectible.

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

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

ISBN# 1869587669
$17.95NZD

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

From Beads to Banknotes : The Story of Money in New Zealand

From Beads to Banknotes : The Story of Money in New Zealand

$37.95NZD

1972. Rare and collectable. The story of coins, tokens, promissory notes, bank notes, and other means of exchange that have been used in New Zealand.

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.

Beginnings: A History of North Shore, Auckland Vol 1

Beginnings: A History of North Shore, Auckland Vol 1

$27.95NZD

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

Mauri Ora: Wisdom From the Maori World
New Book

Mauri Ora: Wisdom From the Maori World

ISBN# 9780947503147
$33.95NZD

2016.

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

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

ISBN# 9780473442255
$29.95NZD

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

Shit Towns of New Zealand

Shit Towns of New Zealand

$19.95NZD

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

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

ISBN# 9781869799656
$14.95NZD

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

The Architectural Heritage of Christchurch: McLeans Mansion

The Architectural Heritage of Christchurch: McLeans Mansion

$19.95NZD

1983. Journal on the historical McLeans Mansion of Christchurch.

New Zealanders In The Air War

New Zealanders In The Air War

$47.95NZD

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

The Story Of The British Nation, Standard 3

The Story Of The British Nation, Standard 3

$47.95NZD

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

Daughter of Gloriavale: My life in a Religious Cult

Daughter of Gloriavale: My life in a Religious Cult

ISBN# 9781760631499
$18.95NZD

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

Blokes and Sheds

Blokes and Sheds

ISBN# 9781869502782
$16.95NZD

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

Here They Come Again

Here They Come Again

$12.95NZD

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

Baches and Cribs

Baches and Cribs

ISBN# 9780143009238
$17.95NZD

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

High Country Journey: From Glen Lyon to Molesworth

High Country Journey: From Glen Lyon to Molesworth

ISBN# 0589013394
$38.95NZD

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

Akarana: The Ports of Auckland

Akarana: The Ports of Auckland

ISBN# 9789070095826
$34.95NZD

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

Power and Sail

Power and Sail

$29.95NZD

1975. Vintage guide to Yachting and Boating in New Zealand

Maori Sayings and Proverbs

Maori Sayings and Proverbs

ISBN# 854670947
$19.95NZD

1990. A treasure strove of accumulated wisdom handed down from the ancestors - Te oha o nga tangata matua

Maori Myth and Legend

Maori Myth and Legend

ISBN# 0790001497
$23.95NZD

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

Apirana Ngata E Tipu e Rea

Apirana Ngata E Tipu e Rea

$54.95 $39.95NZD

1988. Te Kete Raukura series. Rare and collectable.

This Changing Auckland

This Changing Auckland

$24.95NZD

1957. A photo record of Auckland city during the 1950's. Collectable.

The Envoy from Mirror City
New Book

The Envoy from Mirror City

ISBN# 0091616905
$19.95NZD

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

N.Z. Listener Short Stories

N.Z. Listener Short Stories

ISBN# 0456022708
$24.95NZD

1977. Bill Manhire was born in Invercargill in 1946. He was his country's inaugural Poet Laureate and has won the New Zealand Book Award for Poetry four times.

Some Other Country: New Zealand's Best Short Stories

Some Other Country: New Zealand's Best Short Stories

ISBN# 0048200182
$17.95NZD

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

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

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

ISBN# 9780958250979
$19.95NZD

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

Wrinkly Tin : The Story of Corrugated Iron in New Zealand

Wrinkly Tin : The Story of Corrugated Iron in New Zealand

ISBN# 1877338702
$49.95NZD

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

People and the Land / TE Tangata Me TE Whenua

People and the Land / TE Tangata Me TE Whenua

ISBN# 9780046140137
$39.95NZD

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

From Weta to Kauri
New Book

From Weta to Kauri

ISBN# 9781869416553
$25.95 $19.95NZD

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

Wanaka Warbirds
New Book

Wanaka Warbirds

ISBN# 0790006200
$19.95NZD

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

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

Warbirds Over Wanaka '96

Warbirds Over Wanaka '96

ISBN# 047303896X
$12.95NZD

1996. Fascinating record & account of Easter warbird air show Wanaka airfield New Zealand Easter 1996.

Warbirds Over Wanaka: The Official Record of the 2000 Airshow

Warbirds Over Wanaka: The Official Record of the 2000 Airshow

ISBN# 0790007495
$14.95NZD

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

Warbirds

Warbirds

ISBN# 1869488334
$27.95NZD

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

The Golden Age of New Zealand Flying Boats

The Golden Age of New Zealand Flying Boats

ISBN# 1869412990
$89.95NZD

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

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

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

ISBN# 9781869418991
$41.95NZD

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

Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Olive Oil
New Book

Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Olive Oil

ISBN# 1869661079
$34.95NZD

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

Dunnies, Dykes and Longdrops

Dunnies, Dykes and Longdrops

ISBN# 0908676107
$12.95NZD

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

Robert Laidlaw Man for Our Time: Triumph against all odds

Robert Laidlaw Man for Our Time: Triumph against all odds

ISBN# 0958212406
$22.95NZD

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

As Far as a Man May Go: Captain Cook's New Zealand

As Far as a Man May Go: Captain Cook's New Zealand

$34.95NZD

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

Yeah Right
New Book

Yeah Right

ISBN# 1869710460
$14.95NZD

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

Massacre at Passchendaele: The New Zealand Story

Massacre at Passchendaele: The New Zealand Story

ISBN# 1869503422
$54.95NZD

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

Hot Water Country

Hot Water Country

ISBN# 0589010506
$34.95NZD

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

When All the Moa Ovens Grew Cold

When All the Moa Ovens Grew Cold

$48.95NZD

1983. Nine Centuries of Changing Fortune for the Southern Maori.

A River Rules My Life

A River Rules My Life

$29.95NZD

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

Gulf

Gulf

ISBN# 0959757384
$29.95NZD

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

Beyond the Skippers Road

Beyond the Skippers Road

ISBN# 0589000063
$38.95NZD

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

Kiwiana : Uniquely New Zealand

Kiwiana : Uniquely New Zealand

ISBN# 9780947503512
$24.95NZD

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

The Industry Behind the Shop Counter

The Industry Behind the Shop Counter

ISBN# 0473049015
$79.95NZD

1997. A very interesting company history of the iconic New Zealand 4 Square stores and the Foodstuffs Co-Op Group. Nice collectable limited edition book now long since out of print.

Jimmy and the Bridge

Jimmy and the Bridge

$24.95NZD

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.

Bay of Plenty Rotorua Walks

Bay of Plenty Rotorua Walks

ISBN# 0868640662
$28.95NZD

1983. Maps, picture, descriptions and history.

Te Puna
New Book

Te Puna

ISBN# 9780790010588
$44.99NZD

2007. Maori Art from Te Tai Tokerau Northland

Celebrating Women: New Zealand Women and their Stories

Celebrating Women: New Zealand Women and their Stories

ISBN# 0908561199
$37.95NZD

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

As Darker Grows The Night

As Darker Grows The Night

ISBN# 0340201991
$24.95NZD

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.

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

Discovering Gems on the Hibiscus Coast

$24.95NZD

1991. Local NZ history.

Sea in my Blood

Sea in my Blood

ISBN# 0473063905
$19.95NZD

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

The Synecology of the West Taupo Indigenous Forest

The Synecology of the West Taupo Indigenous Forest

$24.95NZD

1963. Vintage technical and reference.

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

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

$29.95NZD

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

A Sacrificial Pawn
New Book

A Sacrificial Pawn

ISBN# 9780958292399
$23.93NZD

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

Bread and Roses: Sonja Davies Her Story

Bread and Roses: Sonja Davies Her Story

ISBN# 090862008X
$44.95 $29.95NZD

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

The Sparkling Waters of Whakatipua: The Story Of Lake Wakatipu

The Sparkling Waters of Whakatipua: The Story Of Lake Wakatipu

$54.95NZD

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

Bishop Harper and the Canterbury Settlement

Bishop Harper and the Canterbury Settlement

$79.95 $49.95NZD

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

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

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

$28.95NZD

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

Elementary
New Book

Elementary

ISBN# 9780994106469
$17.95NZD

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

A People's History

A People's History

ISBN# 090891220X
$39.95NZD

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

Auckland & Northland: Pictures from the Past

Auckland & Northland: Pictures from the Past

ISBN# 187732700X
$19.95NZD

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

New Zealand Travel Guide

New Zealand Travel Guide

$43.95NZD

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

Maori For Beginners

Maori For Beginners

$18.95NZD

Published circa 1990.

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

The Story of Wakatipu

$43.95NZD

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

The Wahine Disaster

The Wahine Disaster

$18.95NZD

1974. New Zealand's greatest maritime disaster.

Waimarino County & Other Excursions
New Book

Waimarino County & Other Excursions

ISBN# 9781869403911
$23.95NZD

2008. Explores memories of a small-town childhood.

Ad Lucem: Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984

Ad Lucem: Napier Girls' High School 1884-1984

$32.95NZD

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

History of the River Thames NZ

History of the River Thames NZ

$39.95NZD

1967. Includes sections on mines and hotels with illustrated folder maps. Rare and collectible.

History of the County of Hawke's Bay

History of the County of Hawke's Bay

$27.95NZD

1973. NZ history.

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

Exposed: The Dark Side of the America's Cup

ISBN# 9781472946621
$23.95NZD

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

The Prehistory of the Southern Wairarapa

The Prehistory of the Southern Wairarapa

$32.95NZD

1980. A study of this area north of Wellington which suggests a series of 7 cultural periods, spanning AD1100 to AD1853.

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

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

ISBN# 0473013401
$24.95NZD

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

The First Fleet of Auckland

The First Fleet of Auckland

ISBN# 0473000105
$24.95NZD

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

Tussock Fever

Tussock Fever

$18.95NZD

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

Nelson Pilgrimage

Nelson Pilgrimage

$28.95NZD

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

Early Manukau - Secrets Of Yesterday

Early Manukau - Secrets Of Yesterday

ISBN# 0473010720
$28.95NZD

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

Historic Transport in Pictures

Historic Transport in Pictures

ISBN# 0868640638
$27.95 $19.95NZD

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

From Top to Bottom Reinga to Bluff

From Top to Bottom Reinga to Bluff

ISBN# 0473049309
$17.95NZD

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

Wellington Prospect; Survey of a city 1840-1970

Wellington Prospect; Survey of a city 1840-1970

ISBN# 456005102
$34.95NZD

1970. 1st Edition. An examination of the progress made by NZ's capital over 100 years. Collectable

The Book of Howick 1847 - 1947

The Book of Howick 1847 - 1947

$48.95NZD

1947. Commemorate the one-hundreth anniversary of the first settlement of the Howick District by the white pioneers from Britain in November 1847. Collectors book.

John Robert Godley of Canterbury

John Robert Godley of Canterbury

$47.95NZD

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

Jade River: A History of The Mahurangi

Jade River: A History of The Mahurangi

ISBN# 9780473081461
$149.95NZD

2001. As new. Rare and collectable local history.

The 1982 NZ Cartoon Annual

The 1982 NZ Cartoon Annual

ISBN# 090863420X
$15.95NZD

Published 1983

The Lyttleton Time Ball Station

The Lyttleton Time Ball Station

$23.95NZD

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

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

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

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

1984. Nice history collectors book.

South Pacific Enterprise; The Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd

South Pacific Enterprise; The Colonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd

$57.95NZD

1956. The story of a large industrial organisation against a background of the varied and colourful sugar industry.

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

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

ISBN# 090901096X
$79.95NZD

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

On Record; Being the Reminiscences of Isaac Coates 1840-1932

On Record; Being the Reminiscences of Isaac Coates 1840-1932

$24.95NZD

1962. Vivid account of pioneering days in the Waikato.

Maori Legends

Maori Legends

$39.95NZD

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

The Years Before Waitangi

The Years Before Waitangi

ISBN# 047300481X
$39.95NZD

2006. 1st Edition. A Story of Early Maori European Contact in New Zealand

Maori Custom Today

Maori Custom Today

$33.95NZD

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

Tavern In The Town

Tavern In The Town

$32.95 $19.95NZD

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

The Courts and Criminal Punishments

The Courts and Criminal Punishments

$64.95NZD

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

Speaking for Ourselves

Speaking for Ourselves

ISBN# 0140078185
$17.95NZD

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

New Zealand Railways Magazine

New Zealand Railways Magazine

$37.95NZD

1933. Monthly magazine of New Zealand Railways. Nice collectors book.

The Sixty Million Muster

The Sixty Million Muster

$37.95NZD

1966. 1st Edition. A tribute to the sheep, to the farmers and their working dogs, and to those who process and market the fine end-products-prime meat, and spendid wool

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

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

ISBN# 0476000904
$25.95 $12.95NZD

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

Observations: Studies in New Zealand Documentary
New Book

Observations: Studies in New Zealand Documentary

ISBN# 9780864736567
$38.95NZD

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

Has anyone a good word for Tripoli Manu?

Has anyone a good word for Tripoli Manu?

$38.95NZD

1970. Rare and collectable.

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

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

$44.95NZD

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

Kerikeri: Heritage of Dreams

Kerikeri: Heritage of Dreams

ISBN# 0959792651
$69.95NZD

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

Moriori: A People Rediscovered

Moriori: A People Rediscovered

ISBN# 0670826553
$94.95NZD

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

From Jaffas To Jandals: The Best of Kiwiana
New Book

From Jaffas To Jandals: The Best of Kiwiana

ISBN# 186941621X
$23.95NZD

2003. An illustrated collection of Kiwiana.

In Search of Ancient New Zealand
New Book

In Search of Ancient New Zealand

ISBN# 9780143020882
$59.95NZD

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

Deeds Not Words: The story of the New Zealand Coastguard

Deeds Not Words: The story of the New Zealand Coastguard

ISBN# 0473034115
$26.95NZD

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

Legends of Rotorua and the Hot Lakes

Legends of Rotorua and the Hot Lakes

$48.95NZD

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

Fantastica: The World of Leo Bensemann
New Book

Fantastica: The World of Leo Bensemann

ISBN# 1869404718
$212.95NZD

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

Old New Zealand Houses 1800-1940

Old New Zealand Houses 1800-1940

ISBN# 079000027X
$37.95NZD

1986. A history and a celebration of New Zealand's magnificent old houses, a clear and approachable account of how these houses were made and inhabited.

A Great Run: One Hundred Years with the Pakuranga Hounds 1872-1972

A Great Run: One Hundred Years with the Pakuranga Hounds 1872-1972

$46.95NZD

1972. A history in two parts. Nice collectors book.

A New Zealand Christmas
New Book

A New Zealand Christmas

ISBN# 9781869621599
$49.95NZD

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

New Zealand Pub Crawl

New Zealand Pub Crawl

ISBN# 0908676204
$38.95NZD

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

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

New Plymouth Public Library: A History 1848-1960

$22.95NZD

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

Kiwis on the Messdeck

Kiwis on the Messdeck

$29.95NZD

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

Golden Days of Lake County

Golden Days of Lake County

ISBN# 0723301948
$49.95NZD

1949. As new. The story of human endeavor that preceded, and followed upon, the discovery of gold in its mountains, rivers and river terraces.

Golden Days of Lake County

Golden Days of Lake County

ISBN# 0723301948
$32.95NZD

1962. Signed by Author. The story of human endeavor that preceded, and followed upon, the discovery of gold in its mountains, rivers and river terraces.

Popeye Lucas, Queenstown

Popeye Lucas, Queenstown

ISBN# 0589002945
$24.95NZD

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

The Story of New Zealand

The Story of New Zealand

ISBN# 0474000141
$28.95NZD

1985, 1st Edition.

From Royal Mail to e-mail: A History of St. Aidan's Church, Remuera 1905 - 2005
New Book

From Royal Mail to e-mail: A History of St. Aidan's Church, Remuera 1905 - 2005

ISBN# 0476015480
$39.95NZD

2005. St Aidans Church 2005 Remuera.

 Memories of Ruawai,Tokatoka and Rehia

Memories of Ruawai,Tokatoka and Rehia

$47.95NZD

1991. Signed by Author. NZ regional history.

A Guide To the Rimutaka Forest Park

A Guide To the Rimutaka Forest Park

ISBN# 0477014488
$14.95NZD

1989. Dept of Conservation publication.

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

The Story of Bell Gully Buddle Weir 1840 - 1990

ISBN# 1869340264
$37.95NZD

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

Hail Otago

Hail Otago

$27.95NZD

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

The Turners of Huia

The Turners of Huia

$47.95NZD

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.

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra: the First Forty Years

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra: the First Forty Years

ISBN# 0474001482
$27.95NZD

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.

LINKS; A History of Transport and New Zealand Society

LINKS; A History of Transport and New Zealand Society

ISBN# 1869561686
$38.95NZD

1996. Explores the fascinating relationship between transport and NZ society.

A Southern Gentry: New Zealanders Who Inherited the Earth

A Southern Gentry: New Zealanders Who Inherited the Earth

ISBN# 0589013181
$18.95NZD

1981. An in depth look at New Zealand's landed gentry - those who made their fortunes in the wool trade in the 19th century became an ersatz aristocracy.

Return to Open Country

Return to Open Country

$22.95NZD

1971. People and Places Out of Town.

From East Cape to Cape Egmont

From East Cape to Cape Egmont

$19.95NZD

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

Lord Cobham's Speeches

Lord Cobham's Speeches

$38.95NZD

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

We've Been Everywhere, Man!

We've Been Everywhere, Man!

ISBN# 0473013878
$18.95NZD

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

Centennial of Albertland 1862 -1962

Centennial of Albertland 1862 -1962

$42.95NZD

1962. Local Northland history. Rare and collectable.

The NZ Cartoon Annual

The NZ Cartoon Annual

ISBN# 01120387
$14.95NZD

1982.

Fifty Years at Grammar
New Book

Fifty Years at Grammar

ISBN# 0908756062
$24.95NZD

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

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.

Motat: Museum of Transport and Technology of New Zealand

Motat: Museum of Transport and Technology of New Zealand

ISBN# 0600074234
$23.95NZD

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

Dust to Gold
New Book

Dust to Gold

ISBN# 9781869792800
$37.95NZD

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

Islands of the Gulf

Islands of the Gulf

$19.95NZD

1966. The best-selling and much loved Islands of the Gulf is a precious record of a bygone era, and an enchanting must-have for New Zealand households, baches and boats.

Dot Queen of Riverstone Castle

Dot Queen of Riverstone Castle

ISBN# 9781775535430
$69.95NZD

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

The Beauty of Otago

The Beauty of Otago

ISBN# 0908598009
$24.95NZD

1979. Nice NZ or local history collectors book.

Manawatu and its Neighbours

Manawatu and its Neighbours

$37.95NZD

1987. Contains sections on local history, the landscape, land-based activities, settlements and regional highlights for the whole of the lower North Island.

A Land Apart; The Mount Cook Alpine region

A Land Apart; The Mount Cook Alpine region

ISBN# 058900414X
$28.95NZD

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

Kingdom In The Hills

Kingdom In The Hills

ISBN# 0723304025
$26.95NZD

1974. 1st Edition. The story of two historic Canterbury sheep runs, Grassmere Station and the adjoining Cora Lynn

The Farm and Home Ideas Book

The Farm and Home Ideas Book

ISBN# 0474000281
$15.95NZD

1985. From the pages of The New Zealand Farmer.

KIRI; Her Unsung Story

KIRI; Her Unsung Story

ISBN# 0002559420
$14.95NZD

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

A Very Good Business' 100 Years of James Hardie Industries
New Book

A Very Good Business' 100 Years of James Hardie Industries

ISBN# 0959677550
$19.95NZD

1987. The story of One Hundred Years of James Hardie Industries

Te Ao Maori: The Maori World
New Book

Te Ao Maori: The Maori World

ISBN# 9780143010302
$36.95NZD

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

Takapuna: People and Places
New Book

Takapuna: People and Places

ISBN# 0473007886
$48.95NZD

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

Turn of the Tide: Bay of Islands County Council 1977-1989

Turn of the Tide: Bay of Islands County Council 1977-1989

ISBN# 9780908817016
$34.95NZD

1990. 1st Edition. Bay of Islands County Council 1977-1989. Nice NZ history collectors book.

Victoria University College: An essay towards a history

Victoria University College: An essay towards a history

$19.95NZD

1949. 1st Edition. Rare and collectable.

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.

Salmon Country
New Book

Salmon Country

ISBN# 0002169754
$34.95NZD

1980. 1st Edition. Salmon fishing in New Zealand – the practical where, when and how of the sport, and its history, biology and economic significance.

Wellington Harbour
New Book

Wellington Harbour

ISBN# 0958349800
$47.95NZD

1996. 1st Edition. The history of Te-Whanganui-a-Tara, Port Nicholson, Poneke or Wellington Harbour.

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

No Ordinary Man: The Remarkable life of Arthur Porritt

ISBN# 9780958283953
$23.95NZD

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

Antarctica

Antarctica

$46.95NZD

1964. 1st Edition. The official account of the NZ Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1955/58 led by Sir Edmund Hillary. Nice collectors book.

You've Got To Be Joking

You've Got To Be Joking

ISBN# 0723303584
$18.95NZD

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

The Voyages of Captain Cook

The Voyages of Captain Cook

$23.95NZD

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

Stock in Trade; Hellaby's First Hundred Years 1873-1973

Stock in Trade; Hellaby's First Hundred Years 1873-1973

$27.95NZD

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.

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

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

$17.95NZD

1958. Jubilee Souvenir. Rare and collectable.

Kiwi Speak
New Book

Kiwi Speak

ISBN# 9780143772231
$24.95NZD

2018. Do you speak Nu Zild? In Kiwi Speak, bestselling author Justin Brown eavesdrops to bring us an entertaining dictionary of phrases and expressions.

Walter Buller

Walter Buller

ISBN# 047701416X
$22.95NZD

1989. 1st Edition. This biography reveals Buller as a successful Victorian New Zealander.

Crikey! Talk About Kiwiana

Crikey! Talk About Kiwiana

ISBN# 9781869790660
$19.95NZD

2009. Crikey Dick is an illustrated collection of Kiwiana.

Ninety Years - Some Memories
New Book

Ninety Years - Some Memories

ISBN# 0473059967
$42.95NZD

1998. Some Memories by Marmaduke Spencer-Bower of Claxby.

Story of Northland

Story of Northland

ISBN# 0589009095
$37.95NZD

1956. Nice NZ history collectors book.

The Boss's Story

The Boss's Story

$24.95NZD

1966. 1st Edition. The problems and pleasures of managing Mount White a New Zealand Sheep Station.

The Birth of a City: Wellington 1840 - 1843

The Birth of a City: Wellington 1840 - 1843

$38.95NZD

1970. 1st Edition. The history of the establishment and governance of the town of Wellington. Rare and collectable.

Whykickamoocow: New Zealand Place Names

Whykickamoocow: New Zealand Place Names

ISBN# 1869418077
$15.95NZD

2006. An entertaining book providing glimpses into New Zealand history through the eyes of those people responsible for naming our towns, suburbs, cities and landmarks.

The Story of the British Empire Games

The Story of the British Empire Games

$49.95NZD

1950. 1st Edition. Rare and collectable.

Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island

ISBN# 9781877257001
$18.95NZD

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

Kiwi Afloat
New Book

Kiwi Afloat

ISBN# 0476009820
$39.95NZD

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

Memories of Mansion House: Kawau Island, New Zealand

Memories of Mansion House: Kawau Island, New Zealand

ISBN# 0908596073
$28.95NZD

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

Bob Jones Letters

Bob Jones Letters

ISBN# 000216566X
$15.95NZD

1982. One of many titles by renowned businessman Bob Jones.

A New Zealander Looks Back

A New Zealander Looks Back

$27.95NZD

1946. An autobiography covering the period 1888-1946.

Bay of Islands and Whangarei

Bay of Islands and Whangarei

ISBN# 0589013440
$16.95NZD

1980. Collectible record of local history of this region.

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.

Robert Laidlaw: Man for Our Time
New Book

Robert Laidlaw: Man for Our Time

ISBN# 9781927181003
$48.95NZD

2011. Robert Laidlaw, the Founder of Farmers.

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
$27.95NZD

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

Skye to Timber Mountain

Skye to Timber Mountain

ISBN# 0476006619
$48.95NZD

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

Collins Scenic Glories of New Zealand 4x

Collins Scenic Glories of New Zealand 4x

$37.95NZD

1967. 1st Edition. Collectible record of local history of these regions. Westland - Fiordland - Queenstown - Haast Pass.

Nelson and Marlborough

Nelson and Marlborough

ISBN# 0589013378
$16.95NZD

1980. Collectible record of local history of this region.

Mount Camel Calling

Mount Camel Calling

ISBN# 0340245441
$29.95NZD

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

Te Hihi School Golden Jubilee 1914-1964

Te Hihi School Golden Jubilee 1914-1964

$18.95NZD

1964. Rare and collectable.

Exploration New Zealand

Exploration New Zealand

ISBN# 0589006673
$19.95NZD

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

Doctor In The Mountains

Doctor In The Mountains

$19.95NZD

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.

A Hundred Million Trees

A Hundred Million Trees

ISBN# 0340245433
$32.95NZD

1982. 1st Edition. The story of NZ Forest Products is one of New Zealand's two biggest companies.

Kiwis Can Fly

Kiwis Can Fly

$64.95NZD

1976. 1st Edition. Signed by John Walker, Rod Dixon and Author. The human story of the golden era of New Zealand athletics.

The Heart of Colonial Auckland 1865-1910

The Heart of Colonial Auckland 1865-1910

ISBN# 1869411579
$27.95NZD

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

A Clean Pair of Heels

A Clean Pair of Heels

$19.95NZD

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

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
$27.95NZD

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.

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

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

$38.95NZD

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.

Four Seasons of Country Diary

Four Seasons of Country Diary

ISBN# 0589014013
$17.95NZD

1982. 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.