As a kid in Wainuiomata he spent the weekends in the hills going after pigs and possums. Now he's hunted Caribou in the Arctic circle, grizzlies in Alaska and buffalo in Tan... read more
"Andrew Crowe has produced a masterful synthesis of the remarkable voyaging history of the Polynesians." Prof Patrick V. Kirch, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California at Berkeley. This book casts light on a neglected epoch o... read more
A stunning collection of poems from one of New Zealand's most respected writers. David Eggleton wrote of Marshall's poetry in the New Zealand Listenerthat, 'Above all, the poems are redolent of the South Island - all wild winds and dry hills, sleepy summer afternoons, the shimmer of li... read more
New Zealand is at a crossroads. People are increasingly concerned about where we are headed. Can we improve our appalling statistics on poverty and violence? What about work - will we all be replaced by robots? Will our children (let alone our grandchildren) be ab... read more
Kiwi truckies are the unsung heroes of New Zealand - the men and women who make great personal sacrifice and often risk their lives to keep our country running. The people who devote their life, in some way or another, to what is often a hard and lonely passion. L... read more
A Ptolemaic map shows China and Australia - all before there is any recorded account of European navigators being in this region of the world. How does one explain this world map and then continue to teach conventional world history which suggests Vasco da Gama was the first European to sail into the Indian Ocean?
|Author:||Maxwell C. Hill|
Maxwell C. Hill's second book again challenges conventional views of history. In this work he suggests that Maori may not have come to New Zealand in a "Great Fleet" of canoes but may have arrived aboard Chinese ships which foundered on the coast of New Zealand.
The fifth New Zealand title in this internationally acclaimed series of compact, easy-to-use guides which is the ideal car glovebox, pocket or backpack reference for anyone with an interest in natural history. A Photographic Guide to New Zealand Seashells co... read more
The sixth New Zealand title in this internationally acclaimed series of compact, easy-to-use guides which is the ideal car glovebox, pocket or backpack reference for all amateur botanists as well as anyone with an interest in natural history. A Photographic ... read more
Down A Country Road is a brilliant collection of stories (24) throughout the last 140 years about the eccentric, colourful personalities who have made the remote back-country of New Zealand's South Island their home.
An evocative reminiscence of a way of life that has large... read more
The two Beached As books, rated highly by the critics, have sold out. But there was always drive to do better. Craft better images, explore more, and make a better beach book. More pages, more Kiwi beaches, make it easier to read, to gift, to travel with, to share. Small is statur... read more
This is a book of lists about NZ and New Zealanders that you never thought you needed to know until we got stuck for facts in conversation around the dinner table, wanted to impress someone with incredibly obscure details and off beat opinions, signed up for pub quiz ... read more