|Author:||Sarah Ell and Nicola Legat|
A celebration of New Zealand for both New Zealanders and visitors to enjoy and cherish. It's a big ask to sum up what makes a nation tick, and what its people treasure and love. It can be done by selecting objects, music, poems, songs, recipes, heroes and touchstones that stand for the myriad strands that combine to create a ... read more
Craig Potton rose to prominence as a photographer in the late 1980s, with a distinct and original view of the landscape of New Zealand. As a photographer with little interest in a sentimentalised view of the land, he pursued a less compromising and more muscular vision that sought to convey this country’s remarkable lan... read more
|Awards:||NZ POST BOOK AWARDS - Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Winner 2014|
The name of Molesworth has huge national recognition, not only because it is our largest highcountry station, but also because of the remarkable story of how, from the late 1940s, the legendary manager Bill Chisholm rebuilt a ruined landscape and turned it into a flourishing and profitable farm. Molesworth covers an area grea... read more
In a major research project, Glyn Harper and the National Army Museum combined official war photographs with more informal images to provide a moving visual history. Originally published in 2008, this book has now been beautifully redesigned as a stunning large-format hardback. While primarily drawn from the Museum's collecti... read more
New Zealand: An island journey is an informal look at New Zealand and its people through the lens of German photographer Karl Johaentges. It is a colourful portrayal of New Zealand's stunning landscape, and the diversity, warmth and spirit that characterise its inhabitants. Looking at the country with the fresh perspective of... read more
Grandpa decides it's time to clean out his shed. When Grandma offers to help, he tells her that it shouldn't take long. Grandpa didn't realise that he had a lot of stuff in his shed, and that it will take him more than a day to clean it all up.
Derek Smith has spent most of his working life working as a meter reader, a deliberate choice of occupation, as it has allowed his to pursue his vocation as a photographer. Inspired by the social documentary style of photographers such as Walker Evans and William Eggleston, and closer to home Robin Morrison and Les Cleveland,... read more
The South Island of New Zealand is unlike any other place on earth, celebrated for its majestic landscapes, picturesque lakes and rivers, and epic mountain ranges.
Spirit of the South, a stunning tribute to the mainland, showcases its visual grandeur like never before – all through the extraordinary scenic photog... read more
Once again, acclaimed photographer Fay Looney has produced an engaging tribute to the New Zealand way of life, capturing the distinctive qualities of both landscape and people in a new hardback gift/souvenir book. The Real New Zealand is a photographic journey from Northland to Stewart Island in the uniquely postcard-style th... read more
Holding a special place in the hearts and minds of New Zealanders, the dramatic scenery found in our high country also attracts visitors from around the world. In the sixth title in his compact-format pictorial series, leading photographer Rob Suisted showcases the landscape, wildlife and lifestyle of this visually stunning a... read more
New Zealand's historic places are tied intrinsically to the landscape, where evidence of the earliest settlements are clearly visible. In the latest title in his compact pictorial series, photographer Rob Suisted has recorded our most impressive and popular heritage sites. Early Maori pa and earthworks hug coastal and hilltop... read more
This latest addition to New Holland's 'Top Spots' range takes the reader on a tour through more than 50 of the beauty spots and cultural must-sees of New Zealand's historic and photogenic north, including but not limited to: beautiful bays and beaches, from tiny secluded coves to the monumental Ninety Mile Beach or pretty Bay... read more
All of the best-loved landmarks of Auckland, from the Skytower and Harbour Bridge to the leafy Domain, elegant Parnell cafes and chic Chancery precinct, can be found in this compact-format pictorial, which is targeted at overseas tourists or New Zealanders perhaps paying their first visit to Auckland with a 'wish list' of not... read more
A pictorial journey around the Bay of Islands.
New Zealand Highlights is a composition of photographic images designed to convey to others the magnificence of this part of the world. It is a landscape book, mostly displaying naturally occurring landscapes and features throughout New Zealand. This book of highlights will serve as a photographic record of many locations vis... read more
New Zealanders and visitors alike love traversing New Zealand's most precious wilderness areas. Many of the famous walking tracks are now so popular that places must be booked months in advance. The fourteen national parks of New Zealand are featured here in great detail for all to enjoy. Inside New Zealand's National Park... read more
The High Country of the South Island has great iconic and sentimental status in our history and culture. Recently, there has been heightened interest in the region due to growing pressure on the area from the tourist, advertising, electricity and film industries, wealthy absentee owners and developers, and by controversy over... read more
This book presents nearly 300 photographs capturing many premier scenic locations throughout New Zealand. They are complemented by location maps and informative captions.