A better quality national conversation? Conducted by clever people who know a thing or two? You're holding it in your hand. This annual journal of provocative, passionate and argumentative essays is made for anyone who thinks there's little to stimulate intellig... read more

The Journal of Urgent Writing 2017

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 NZ Natural History

The little kaka that lost its way; the kereru with the broken wing; the tuatara that went floppy; the whio that couldn’t fly, the kea with the broken foot...All these stories and more from Wildbase, the remarkable New Zealand native animal veterinary hospital, tol... read more

How to Mend a Kea

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 NZ Childrens

The Dawn Chorus is the pride of the valley. But a competition to find the best bird turns everything upside down.

The Bellbird Sang

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 NZ Childrens

Oscar finds that having his father away a lot can be tough and he gets upset and angry, but with the help of others he learns that his father is really very special. This heart-warming story was created in collaboration with the New Zealand Defence Force and addresses the often difficu... read more

So Special

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 NZ Pictorial

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of Earth's surface - greater than all of the planet's landmasses combined. It contains half of the world's water, hides its deepest places, and is home to some of the most dazzling creatures known to science. The companion book to the spectacular NHN... read more

Big Pacific

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Hauraki Gulf Iconic Playground

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 NZ Childrens

Twinkle, twinkle, Southern Star...
Guiding sailors from afar...
Join the cheeky fun as Mother Goose is given a classic Kiwi makeover!
Award-winning author Peter Millet (Anzac Puppy) and illustrator Scott Tulloch (I am Not a Worm) add a classic kiwi spin to some all-time favourite nursery rhymes.

Classic Rhymes for Kiwi Kids

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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

This important book moves beyond the world of labour to identify and illustrate other forms of precarity in New Zealand, including the lack of opportunities for cultural expression and the struggle to be safe. It focuses on N... read more

Precarity: Uncertain, Insecure and Unequal Lives in Aotearoa New Zealand

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 NZ History

Most will know of Cornwall Park and will have heard of Sir John Logan Campbell who donated the park to Auckland in 1901, but few will know of his extraordinarily adventurous life and wonderfully gifted style of writing. This book brings for the first... read more

Reminiscences Of A Long Life - John Logan Campbell

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... read more

Aotearoa: The New Zealand Experience Std