Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and commonsense of the Maori people. They are of great value and inspiration to writers, story-tellers and anyone speaking in a Maori setting. Several hundred proverbs are contained in The Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs, categorised under a large number of diverse headings, wit... read more
The Raupo Essential Maori Dictionary is an invaluable introductory dictionary for students of te reo Maori. It features: clear, easy-to-follow Maori-English and English-Maori sections, with the Maori and English alphabets at the top of each page, all the words a learner is likely to encounter, including contemporary usage an... read more
Jumble(r) Crossword(t) combines the popularity of Jumble(r) with the familiarity of crossword. Players solve the puzzle using regular crossword clues - the answer is revealed, but jumbled. Once the crossword is complete, the player unscrambles the circled letters to discover the bonus word.
Essential reference for New Zealand enthusiasts Educational A3 poster showing the stars, clusters and galaxies of the southern skies in an easy-to-use format. Depicts the night sky in autumn, as seen from 37° South (New Zealand and southern Australia, South Africa and South America) and can be used as a basis for navigati... read more
|Author:||Stardome Observatory Planetarium|
When you look up at the stars in the night sky it can be easy to think of them as lights glowing on a large dark ceiling. Can you identify the brightest stars and planets? Do you know which constellations are visible right now, and what their stories are? New Zealand's Night Sky by the Stardome Observatory and Planetarium g... read more
|Author:||Jane Stafford & Mark Williams (editors)|
From Polynesian Mythology to the Yates' Garden Guide, from Allen Curnow to Alice Tawhai, from Wiremu Te Rangikaheke's letters to Katherine Mansfield's notebooks, Maori and Pakeha New Zealanders have struggled for two and a half centuries to work the English language into some sort of truth about this place. The Auckland Unive... read more
Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics including world and continental ranking tables. TOP OF THE RANGE ATLAS The flagship title in the Collins World a... read more
The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next to each map making this a perfect reference tool for exploring the world. The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world with detailed geographical information beside each map givi... read more
Bring the ghost of Christmas cheer back to life with Collins Little Book of Christmas Games. Classic games for getting everyone in the same room together and having fun! Everything you need to know to play these games is clearly explained, with quick reference tabs showing what number of players works best for each. You'll fi... read more
What makes The Chambers Crossword Dictionary different?
The ultimate resource for all crossword lovers Chambers Crossword Dictionary is an essential resource for crosswords of all kinds. Comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use, this major new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of crossword exper... read more
A puzzle book that looks like an ancient tome that's been sitting on a castle shelf for hundreds of years. It includes puzzles that range from simple riddles to challenging logic puzzles that will have you scratching your head for hours!
|Author:||Anne Stibbs Kerr|
Anyone who regularly tackles challenging crossword puzzles will be familiar with the frustration of unanswered clues blocking the road to completion. Together in one bumper volume, Crossword Lists and Crossword Solver provides the ultimate aid for tracking down those final solutions. The Lists section contains more than 100,0... read more
"Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth". (Erma Bombeck). Women are never at a loss to express themselves, and smart women will have something to say for every occasion. "Wise Women" is a hilarious, ribald and revealing collection of observations and inspirational quotations reflecting the wit and intellig... read more
This is the reissued Oxford French Mini Dictionary - now in an attractive new format. This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. Easy-to-use colour design and a centre section of useful words and expressio... read more
This small easy-to-use dictionary contains 90,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions. The centre section proves help with spelling, grammar and vocabulary.
Rituals are an important part of our lives and for centuries we have celebrated birth, marriage and death as significant events. In today's society rituals are often overlooked or forgotten as the old ways, often linked with places of worship, feature less in our everyday lives. This new book provides spiritual rituals and me... read more
This new edition of the Times Compact World Atlas, in a convenient, portable format, has been fully revised to bring all the maps and geographical information completely up-to-date to give an accurate picture of today's world. As with all the atlases in the Times range, it offers great authority, outstanding quality and atten... read more
Jumble(r) Crossword(t) combines the popularity of Jumble(r) with the familiarity of crosswords. Players solve the puzzle using regular crossword clues - the answer is revealed, but jumbled. Once the crossword is complete, the player unscrambles the circled letters to discover the bonus word. This portable package is part of o... read more
A code breaker's delight! Pocket Posh Cryptograms challenges word lovers and code breakers to 100 classic cipher puzzles. Each encrypted puzzle is a fun challenge that is not too easy, not too hard, and readily deciphered by hand. Pocket Posh Cryptograms features a chicly styled cover, making it a smart, sophisticated accesso... read more