To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Robyn Belton┬┐s heart-warming, beautifully illustrated story, this true-life adventure, has now been translated into te reo Maori. Hapata te kuri maia o te moana is the true sto... read more

Hapata te Kuri Maia o te Moana (Herbert the Brave Sea Dog Te Reo Maori edition)


 New Zealand

Series:Lonely Planet Ser.

With stories of 50 incredible hiking routes in 30 countries, from New Zealand to Peru, plus 150 more suggestions, this guide is sure to inspire a lifetime of adventure on foot. From one-day jaunts and urban trails to month-long thru-hikes, cultural rambles and mountain expeditions, each journey featured is truly epic.

Epic Hikes of the World 1


 NZ Childrens

Kerikeri is kiwi country. There the flightless birds live in common places like farms, sides of roads, and pine forests. There are signs everywhere saying dogs must be on leads. When dead kiwi are found in nearby Waitangi forest, it becomes clear that someone is ignoring ... read more

Search for a Kiwi Killer


 NZ Childrens

You've got to pick up the phone and dial 111
Pick up the phone and dial 111
Pick up the phone and dial 111
In an emergancy call!
St John Ambulance.

Call for the Ambulance

Thousands of Earthquakes occur in New Zealand every year, some so small we don't feel them. Others such as the recent quakes in Christchurch and Kaikoura cause significant damage. This book explains what causes earthquakes and why New Zealand has so many, what type... read more

Earthquakes! Shaking New Zealand


 NZ Natural History

The diverse and desolate country that makes up Mt White Station has held an irresistible allure for men for decades. Many have committed themselves to the extreme weather and isolation of the place only to finally admit defeat, while others have endured, raisi... read more

The Legend of Mt White Station


 NZ Reference

Maori Tales of Long Ago is a fresh facsimile edition of a classic collection of sixteen stories adapted from Maori mythology for a young readership. The tales were originally published by A.W. & A.H. Reed during the late 1940s in two hardback volumes, Maori Tales of Long A... read more

Maori Tales of Long Ago


 NZ History

Awards:Finalist for the Non-fiction Elsie Locke Award of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2018.

The story of the 19th century New Zealand Wars, a part of New Zealand's history that many people wish they knew more about. The book describes how the wars came about, where and when they were fought, who was involved, and how they affected women and children. It explains th... read more

The New Zealand Wars

Listening to birdsong provides a huge amount of pleasure to people all around the world, but which species are the most melodious and produce the best songs? Hannu J nnes has created this beautifully illustrated and very usefu... read more

World's Best Birdsongs : The Songs and Calls of 80 Iconic Species

What does the government do to keep New Zealand running smoothly? How does parliament work and what is the job of the MPs? From the Bill of Rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to the local council --... read more

Running The Country: a look inside New Zealand's Government (Revised & Updated)