As we commemorate 125 years since New Zealand women became the first in the world to vote in national elections, this book celebrates some of our first women: of politics and public service, business and broadcasting, the arts and academia, sport and cinema. F... read more

But I Changed All That: 'First' New Zealand Women

Landscape photographer Craig Potton has selected 144 images from journeys around (and over) both North and South Islands of New Zealand capturing the essence of New Zealand's natural and cultural landscape.

New Zealand North & South (revised edition 2006)

As historian James Belich put it: `There is little doubt that Cook has been emphasised to the unfair exclusion of the massive French contribution to European knowledge of New Zealand.' This book seeks to redress this bal... read more

Navigators and Naturalists - French Exploration of New Zealand and the Pacific 1769-1824

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Series:Lonely Planet Travel Guides

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher
Lonely Planet Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire the dramatic pe... read more

Hiking and Tramping in New Zealand 8

The remarkable and inspring story of how New Zealand's native forests were saved between 1960 and 2000. The greatest success stories of the modern environmental movement in New Zealand were the public campaigns to save ou... read more

Fight for the Forests - The Pivotal Campaigns That Saved New Zealands Native Forests

The sea-level mountain railway has a long story of dramatic moments and events. The men who completed it in the 1930s and 1940s always referred to it as 'The Kaikoura Job'. This is the story of the scenic coastal line, from its early beginnings through to the reconstruction efforts following the devastating 2016 earthquake.

The Kaikoura Job: Rebuilding KiwiRail's Main North Line
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As a group of islands in the far south-west Pacific Ocean, New Zealand's history is steeped in the sea. Its people have encountered the sea in many different ways: along the coast, in port, on ships, beneath the waves, behind a camera, and in the realm of the... read more

New Zealand and the Sea: Historical Perspectives

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A unique, candid and intimate survey of the life and work of 12 of our most acclaimed writers: Patricia Grace, Tessa Duder, Owen Marshall, Philip Temple, David Hill, Joy Cowley, Vincent O'Sullivan, Albert Wendt, Marilyn Duckworth, Chris Else, Fiona Kidman and ... read more

The Writing Life - Twelve New Zealand Authors

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Émigré artist Theo Schoon was fascinating, unorthodox, controversial, pioneering and at times reckless. His life intersected with important cultural periods and places, where what it meant to be modern in New Zealand were being debated andarticulated in art, literat... read more

Theo Schoon: A Biography

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This lavish book explores the story behind the promotion of New Zealand's mountains through posters, advertisements, hand-coloured photos and more. It explains how the country built its reputation as an alpine playground and, alongside, how mountains became central to belonging in Aotearoa.

Scenic Playground

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Buffeted by the forces of modern change, it can be tough to hold onto what we value most, or sometimes, even to slow down and think what that is. This is a book about New Zealanders who have found what they hold dear, and, with an eye on the future, are nurturing and defending it with... read more

Guardians of Aotearoa

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Leonard C. Mitchell and Leonard V. Mitchell ¿ father and son ¿ are two forgotten artistic heroes. Now, critically studied for the first time, their highlight reel runs long. No other family can likely claim such a diverse contribution to N... read more

Mitchell and Mitchell - A Father and Son Arts Legacy