NZ Natural History

One of the largest trees in the world, the kauri is a natural wonder and a New Zealand icon. Its immense trunk has supplied timber for every conceivable use from Maori war canoes to modern European homes. Along the way, the industries that sprang up around it shaped national cultur... read more


New Zealand boasts beautiful and unique coastlines, lakes and rivers, brimming with more than 1100 different fish species. In Know Your New Zealand Fishes, Jenny and Tony Enderby identify more than 80 of the country's best-known or most significant species th... read more

Know Your New Zealand Fishes


 NZ Natural History

Series:Know Your Ser.

New Zealand's insects include some of the world's most remarkable, including the giant weta (one of the world's heaviest insects, dating from dinosaur days) and the world's longest weevil. The most iconic, important and most prominent species and... read more

Know Your New Zealand Insects and Spiders


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A new series of illustrated books specifically designed for children in elementary education, narrating the stories of those great historical figures who have left their mark on humanity in fields such as science, art, exploration, music and other subjects. Young rea... read more

Vincent Van Gogh (Genius)

A new softback edition of this modern classic of our most renowned tree, the tōtara. A wonder of evolution, the big tree of the forest, the wood behind Māori carving and Pākehā fence posts: the ‘mighty tōtara’ is New Zealand’s tree... read more

Totara : A Natural and Cultural History

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... read more

Leading the Way : 100 Years Of Tararua Tramping Club
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New Zealand has a diverse range of bird species and is especially important for pelagics. Thirteen of the world's 18 penguin species have been recorded in the New Zealand region (including the Ross Dependency). Nine of these species breed here. ... read more

The 50 Best Birdwatching Sites in New Zealand

New Zealand's birds as you have never seen them before. World renowned artist Ray Ching has created a truly unique celebration of New Zealands birds and landscapes. Magical, humorous and beautiful, this is ... read more

Dawn Chorus - The Legendary Voyage to New Zealand of Aesop, the Fabled Teller of Fables


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Reading Level:very good

A deluxe hardback with stunning art and photos, and dazzling text, Sea Edge is the culmination of years of intensive research by Sir Bob Harvey into the history and photo archives of Auckland’s magnificent Waitematā Harbour. 
A ... read more

Sea Edge: Where the Waitemata Touches Auckland

Beyond Point Chevalier's obvious seaside attractions lies a rich and colourful past that has seen this Auckland suburb emerge as a trailblazer in a number of spheres. A hotbed of jazz and dancing in the 1920s, one of New Zealand's earlie... read more

The Point: a history of Point Chevalier and its people

Whether you're 5 years old or 65, it's never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfec... read more

A First Book Of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs
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 NZ Natural History

Series:Photographic Guide to
Reading Level:very good

This new addition to a popular series delves into a fascinating field of New Zealand's natural history. In prehistory, only a few bats, marine mammals and odd quadrupeds constituted our local land-breeding mammals; but today these have been jo... read more

Photographic Guide to Mammals of New Zealand