Men and motorcycles: a story that has vacillated somewhere between cult and cliche for years. Custom bikes, in particular, have a history that is deeply rooted in the spirit of freedom and change of the 1960s, as well as man's primal urge to build somethi... read more

The Ride 2nd Gear Rebel Edition

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 Military and Transport

Reading Level:very good

The Sunday Times #1 Bestseller The great airborne battle for the bridges in 1944 by Britain's Number One bestselling historian and author of the classic Stalingrad 'Our greatest chronicler of the Second World War . . . his fans will love it' - Robe... read more

Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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 Military and Transport

Major Craig Wilson is a decorated former SAS member, and has been in more combat zones than any other Kiwi soldier. He was the commanding officer of Bravo Company, which lost 2 soldiers when they went to the aid Afghan police at Baghek in August 2012. Craig was left injured, ... read more

Bravo Kiwi

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 Military and Transport

A comprehensive biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, presenting for the first time a fair and balanced look at his time as commander of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) and II ANZAC Corps during World War I. While Godley is generally remembered as being a poor fie... read more

Godley

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 Military and Transport

We Had One of Those Too! celebrates even more motoring memories from New Zealand┬┐s golden age of motoring. Filled with a beautifully illustrated collection of cars, from the 1950s through to the 1970s, that Kiwis loved and drove during that period, this bo... read more

We Had One of Those Too!

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 Military and Transport

Reading Level:New

Fighters and Bombers follows on from Gavin Conroy's earlier book Precious Metal. Where the first book focused on WWII fighter planes that were either restored or based in New Zealand, Fighters and Bombers contains WWII bombers and includes other aircraft photographe... read more

Fighters and Bombers
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Tough, highly adaptable and efficient, the Parachute Regiment has established itself as one of the finest fighting forces in the world. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its founding, renowned historian Max Arthur h... read more

The Paras - From the Falklands to Afghanistan in Their Own Words

A genuinely new Second World War story, The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram is a riveting account of the wartime exploits of Alastair Cram, brilliantly told by the American author, David Guss. Cram was taken prisoner in North Africa in November 1941, wh... read more

The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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 Military and Transport

From the day he was born into a racing family on February 16, 1979, Rossi was destined for racing greatness. Rossi started his international racing career in 1996, riding for Aprilia in the 125cc class, and won his first World Championship the following ... read more

Valentino Rossi: Life of a Legend

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 Military and Transport

Reading Level:General Adult

The golden age of ocean liners is inextricably linked with the key decorative trends of the 20th century Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism. This lavish visual feast explores the technical, aesthetic, cultural, and political factors that came toget... read more

Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style

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 Military and Transport

When Jack Pryce sailed to war in 1915 with the Otago Infantry Battalion he was restless, wanting to "make good" of his life. Experiencing the carnage of Gallipoli and Passchendaele and other epic battles on the Western Front, he rose through the ranks to gain his commissi... read more

Jack's Journey

LAST POST is very consciously the last word from the handful of First World War survivors who were left alive in 2004. Now they have passed away, our final human connection with the First World War has been broken. Max Arthur, a skilled interviewer, took the very last chance we had to ask questions of... read more

Last Post: The Final Word from Our First World War Soldiers