The Kiwi: Endangered New Zealand Icon is about our historical fascination with a unique national icon - the kiwi - and the extraordinary efforts being made to save it from extinction.
|Series:||The Little Yellow Digger|
The popular little digger is brought in to dig a new swimming pool at the local primary school. This time it is the little digger that causes problems, hitting a water main and causing the school to close for the afternoon. Suggested level: junior, primary.
The #1 bestseller and viral internet sensation picture book, now with a Wonky Donkey toy! In this very funny, cumulative song, each page tells us something new about the donkey until we end up with a spunky, hanky-panky cranky stinky dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wo... read more
Tana, Scotty, Zinnia, Andrea and Muzza have a giant problem on their hands–their superpowers have short-circuited and they've been transformed into itty-bitty-sized Invincibles!Can the fearless footy heroes survive the field of doom and outwit Tricky Ricky an... 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
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.
Rob Suisted is one of New Zealand's most established and best known photographers, with 16 books published of his work and his photos visible in many different, high profile settings, including New Zealand Post postage stamps and New Zealand bank notes. This latest ... read more
The Hauraki Gulf is one of New Zealand's most beautiful natural playgrounds a national treasure enjoyed and cherished by locals and visitors alike. Diverse in their stunning natural landscapes and the array of opportunities they provide for fun and recreation, th... read more
This book aims to present a book for the New Zealand traveller that closely mirrors their experience in New Zealand. Using the best of contemporary digital photography, Aotearoa: The New Zealand Experience showcases both the extraordinary landscapes that dra... read more
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Longlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018|
Be it `Tipperary' or `Pokarekare', the morning reveille or the bugle's last post, concert parties at the front or patriotic songs at home, music was central to New Zealand's experience of the First World War. In Good-Bye Maoriland, the acclaimed author of Blue Smoke: The Lost D... read more
Text by Steve Braunias, and photography by Peter Black, on the melancholy and beauty of New Zealand shops.
|Awards:||Illustrated Non-Fiction Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.|
Mount Difficulty Pinot Noir and Spy Valley Riesling. Montana Sauvignon Blanc and Cloudy Bay Chardonnay. Though the New Zealand wine industry really began only fifty years ago, vines and winemakers have now spread across the land - from Central Otago ... read more