Mr. Pip by Lloyd Jones - a fantastic book! Gets colonialism just right. Oh and soon to be a film with Hugh Laurie.

Mister Pip, by Lloyd Jones. Intense, beautiful, and fable-like, Jones's "Mister Pip" is a remarkable work of fiction that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the power of literature to transform lives.

Short stories by Katherine Mansfield, the author whom Virginia Woolf saw as a rival, yet upon the death of Mansfield, Woolf stated she lacked incentive to continue writing since Mansfield would no longer be reading her work.

sleepydrummer:"But we can’t possibly have a garden party with a man dead just outside the front gate." —Katherine Mansfield, The Garden Party

Maori weapons - updated edition with great new cover.

Maori Weapons in Pre-European New Zealand - Maori Weapons, maori weapons book, wahaika, .

The Scarecrow by Ronald Hugh Morrieson

The Scarecrow by Ronald Hugh Morrieson – Books – Culture – New Zealand Listener

August by Bernard Beckett

Best Designed Children's Cover of the Year (and Best Designed Young Adult Book) August by Bernard Beckett (Text), designed by W H Chong and Susan Miller

Retro caravans : vantastic Kiwi collections  author in conversation with Lynne Freeman on Radio New Zealand National.

Retro caravans : vantastic Kiwi collections author in conversation with Lynne Freeman on Radio New Zealand National.

On the East Coast of New Zealand two patriarchs fight to be proclaimed king. Tamihana is the leader of the great Mahana family of shearers and sportsmen. Rupeni Poata is his arch-enemy. They fight to win the title of Bulibasha and be proclaimed the King of the Gypsies. Caught in the middle of this struggle for power is the grandson of Tamihana and his wife Ramona, the teenage Simeon.

Bulibasha is the title given to the King of the Gypsies, and on the East Coast of New Zealand two patriarchs fight to be proclaimed the king.

The heading dog who split in half: legends and tall tails from New Zealand is an incredible new graphic novel. Come check it out!

The heading dog who split in half: legends and tall tails from New Zealand is an incredible new graphic novel.

Long shots: The greatest underdog stories in New Zealand sport. 25 stories of unexpected sporting heroes.

Long shots: The greatest underdog stories in New Zealand sport. 25 stories of unexpected sporting heroes.


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