"All New Zealand hunters, whether they are dabblers or diehards, will enjoy these modern hunting tales about chasing deer, Chamois and Tahr in the forests and mountains of the North, South and Stewart Islands"
The 365 short walks presented here mean both locals and overseas visitors will never be at a loss to find a short walk anywhere in the country. All of the walks are three hours or less and will suit those who enjoy walking but do not want a long tramp with heavy boots and a pack, or travellers who are short on time and those with young families. Arranged according to region, and prefaced with a handy map overview, it's easy to see at a glance where the walks can be found in each region.
A new novel from the author of the best-selling The Denniston Rose. The little French girl, Lily Alouette, was singing and dancing almost as soon as she could walk, and performing became as much a part of her as breathing. When she is left an orphan in an unfamiliar country after her parents have emigrated to the goldfields, it is performing in a circus that offers survival. Later she takes to...
From the valleys of Te Urewera to the hinterlands of the South Island and across to the red, dusty lands of Australia, these stories weave through a landscape of adventure and amusement, populated by larger-than-life characters. These were men and women who lived whole-heartedly their back-country existence and were ready to jump into life at any moment, boots and all. A record of one man's hunting adventures and encounters with some real but unusual people in the remoter parts of New…
"Eighty of New Zealand's finest cooks, chefs and bakers let us into their homes and their hearts as they share their favourite recipes they make for people they love. Each recipe is accompanied by stunning original photographs shot entirely on location that truly capture the essence and nature of this beautiful country of ours"--Publisher's description.
At the age of 85, Rex has many hunting, fishing and flying stories to share with his reader. Growing up on a large farm, it became necessary to generate a large proportion of their food requirements from the land. Rabbits, wild pork, venison and eels were welcome fair. Wild ducks, pheasants and trout in season, were considered a real treat. It was therefore not surprising he developed a love for the New Zealand bush.
Designed for both New Zealanders and people who want to talk to New Zealanders, How to Speak New Zenglish brings everyday Kiwi conversation to life with unnerving accuracy, and celebrates the mangled mess of a language we proudly call our own.