|Author:||Shaun Barnett; Chris Maclean|
Leading the Way celebrates the centenary of New Zealand's first tramping club, established in 1919, and places its achievements within the evolution of tramping, our most popular sporting activity. The TTC inspired the formation of other tramping clubs thr... read more
Mini format. Weaving was born of necessity. To keep the body warm, to clothe it; just as potters of pre-history made pots for mankind to hold foods and liquids. Both processes also express the human need to make and create, using the hands and eyes. This book describes briefly the t... read more
In May 2012 Auckland businessman Matt Blomfield found himself the target of a vicious online attack, the work of Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater. The attack came out of the blue, destroying Blomfield’s reputation and career, stealing his identity, turning him into a social outcast. Two yea... read more
First published in 2000, the Collins Field Guide to New Zealand Wildflife quickly became a classic of its kind. Familiar to both national and international travellers keen to identify the birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, freshwater fish andinvertebrates c... read more
There are still wild places out there on our crowded planet. Through a series of personal journeys, Dan Richards explores the appeal of far-flung outposts in mountains, tundra, forests, oceans and deserts. These are landscapes that speak of deep time, whose scale can knock us down to size. Their un... read more
Shirley Smith was one of the most remarkable New Zealanders of the 20th century, a woman whose lifelong commitment to social justice, legal reform, gender equality and community service left a profound legacy.
She was born in Wellington in1916. While her childhood was c... read more
|Author:||Susan Waugh (Editor)|
|Series:||Ten X Ten Ser.|
In this fascinating book Te Papas science team of experts showcase 100 collection objects that demonstrate the breadth and depth of the collection and the museums important ongoing research. Te Papas expert curators and collections managers tell the fascinating s... read more
The New Zealand Wars were a series of conflicts that profoundly shaped the course and direction of our nations history.
Fought between the Crown and various groups of Maori between 1845 and 1872, the wars touched many aspects of life in nineteenth century New Z... read more
The Plimmers of Wellington were an influential family in the early days of the settlement - John Plimmer (of Plimmer Steps) was known as 'the father of Wellington'. From a busy store located in a ship (Plimmer's Ark) through the hard days of farming in the Depression, to today's busy ... read more
Sportsman Of The Year - A Suburban Philosophy is Jan Hellriegel's 4th studio album, with a unique twist: it is also a beautifully produced book with photos and 12 chapters based on the new songs. She describes Sportsman of the Year as a ‘musical in a book’. The book gre... read more
A guide and gift book in equal measure, this treasure of a book pays homage to New Zealand's native plant species.
The Meaning of Trees tells the story of plants and people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Beautifully illustrated with... read more
Could millions of jobs soon be eliminated by artificial intelligence and robots? From driverless cars to digital assistants, it seems the world of work is on the cusp of a technological revolution that is generating hopes and fears alike. B... read more