|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 fascin... read more
|Reading Level:||From 8 To 99|
Storm Boy and his father live alone in a humpy among the sandhills between the Southern Ocean and the Coorong - a lonely, narrow waterway that runs parallel to a long stretch of the South Australian coast. Among the teeming birdlife of the Coorong, Storm Boy finds... read more
The country's longest-standing scenic book, 'A Portrait of New Zealand' depicts the landscapes of the North and South Islands in over 200 photographs. The book was first published in 1982 in two separate volumnes, with the combined edition published in 1988 and repri... read more
"When I entered Parliament in 1975, I joined a very small club: although women in New Zealand won the right to vote in 1893, only a tiny handful had been Members of Parliament in the hundred or so years that followed. I was number 15!"
In 1975, Marilyn War... read more
A truly unique insight into the impact the Second World War had on the iwi of the central North Island and Bay of Plenty districts (including Te Arawa, Ngati Tuwharetoa, Tuhoe, Whanau-a-Apanui, Ngati Maru and Ngati Paoa) f... read more
Spanning the four seasons of a year, Necessary Secrets tells the story of Dennis (Den) Sparks and his three adult children.
Starting with Den contemplating his mortality on the day of his 70th birthday, the year ahead is told from four different points of view. A searing ... read more
New Zealands military contribution to the First World War was a massive effort for a small country. The figure most often quoted is that from October 1914 through to October 1918, just over 100,000 New Zealanders embarked for military service overseas. But that number d... read more
Discover the feast of local colour of Hauraki Gulf Marine Park area, and experience through glorious photographs the beauty and charm of the area. Travel writer Ian Robinson takes the reader on a journey around the Hauraki Gulf exploring the coastal mainland from Cape Rodney through Auckland and out to the waterways and islands.
|Series:||A\Photographic Guide To... Ser.|
In this text, fact-filled descriptions highlighting key identification features of New Zealand trees are supported by distribution maps and colour photographs of over 100 species. Compact and easy to use, this text should appeal to those interested in natural history.
Fleur Adcock's Collected Poems is a landmark publication in the career of one of New Zealand's most significant writers, combining Poems 1960 - 2000 and four subsequent collections in one beautifully produced hardcover volume. Collected Poems will be published in Fe... read more
Acclaimed historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day. From the early cultural collisions between Maori and Pakeha that led to this landmar... read more