When writer and historian Peter Wells found a cache of family letters amongst his elderly mother's effects, he realised that he had the means of retracing the history of a not-untypical family swept out to New Zealand during the great nineteenth-century human... read more

Dear Oliver: Uncovering a Pakeha History
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 NZ History

Following the ongoing success of A Short History of New Zealand, Great Tales of New Zealand History and Great Tales of Rural New Zealand - all reprinted and still going strong - Gordon McLauchlan has turned his masterful storytelling skills to one of the m... read more

A Short History of the New Zealand Wars
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 Fine Art

Awards:Shortlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018

A substantial publication, Gordon Walters : New Vision, is being co-published by Auckland Art Gallery and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery to mark the occasion of this exhibition.

Gordon Walters: New Vision
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The history books tell us that about 550 New Zealand nurses went to World War One while other women stayed home, knitting, fundraising and looking after families and farms while the men were away. But many women went too ¿ as doctors and ambulance drivers, munitions work... read more

Make Her Praises Heard Afar: The Untold story of New Zealand Women in WW1
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 NZ History

Awards:Winner of Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2011 and Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Readers' Choice Award 2004.

This bestselling book, the triumphant fruit of careful research, wide reading and judicious assessment, is the unchallenged contemporary reference to the history of New Zealand.New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and settl... read more

The Penguin History of New Zealand (2nd Edition)
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 NZ History

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The Women's Suffrage Petition 1893
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 NZ History

The all-time classic telling of life in the 1960s Hauraki Gulf Trailblazing writer Shirley Maddock's journey to document the Hauraki Gulf and its people in 1964 was also a watershed moment for the story of New Zealand. It was a time when colonial innocence still lingered, and a ... read more

Islands of the Gulf
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From snow to surf, the Waikato is New Zealand's longest river. This fascinating account takes a historical journey along its 425 kilometre length, uncovering extraordinary reports of the people, places and events along its route. Starting fro... read more

The Waikato : A History of New Zealand's Greatest River
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 NZ History

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Reminiscences of the War in NZ
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The essays in After the Treaty explore themes ranging from contem-porary interpretation of the Treaty of Waitangi and subsequent interactions between settlerdom and Maori, through the troubled aftermath ... read more

After The Treaty: The Settler State, Race Relations & the Exercise of Power in Colonial New Zealand
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 NZ History

The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to New Zealand picture postcards beginning in 1897, when the first official postcard was published. The 25-year period that this book covers includes the boon years in New Zealand pos... read more

Post Marks: The Way We Were - Early New Zealand Postcards, 1897-1922
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