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- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and the main port of entry for international visitors. It is a sprawling, modern, busy city but not nearly so densely populated as other global cities of its same geographic size. The 60 square kilometers (23 square miles) that make up the region are home to 1¼ million people - one-third of New Zealands... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99
Known as The Birthplace of a Nation, Northlands natural beauty is equaled by its fascinating history and culture. Northland is home to Hokianga Harbour, where Kupe, the legendary Maori explorer first arrived in his waka or war canoe. In 1840 the Treaty of Waitangi, an historic agreement between Maori and the British Crown, was drafted... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Ngapuhi is the largest iwi in New Zealand and its people have occupied the northern North Island, from Tamaki in the south to Te Rerenga Wairua in the north, from the time of their arrival from Hawaiki. Ko Tautoro, Te Pito o Toku Ao is Ngapuhi elder Hone Sadler's powerful account of the origins, history and culture of the Ngapuhi people ? a profound... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.88
What it was like growing up in Maori rural communities in the mid-twentieth century? Voices from the past answer this question in the pages of this book. In te reo Maori, 'tauira' means both student and teacher. In the book Tauira, acclaimed educator and anthropologist Joan Metge introduces readers to Maori methods of teaching and learning that are... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2005; US$ 9.99
Written by a local, this guide covers every region and town, with in-depth information on the Maori culture, the remarkable places to stay and eat, vineyard tours, cooking schools, thermal springs, albatross and whale encounters, scenic drives, and more. Canoe the Whanganui River, ride in a hot air balloon, hike the Waikaremoana Track, explore Whirikana... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 8.99
An activity guide packed with detail on everything from horseback riding and camping to fishing, cruising, hiking and more. Chapters are organized regionally and make it easy to look up local accommodations and eateries, inland and water adventures, and there are even small local maps for quick consultation. more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17
CultureShock! New Zealand takes readers to the Land of the Long White Cloud which is home to the Maoris, the Pakehas, the All Blacks and most recently, Middle Earth. Gain insights into why the country ranks as one of the best countries to live and work in. Whats more, real experiences and tips on how to avoid the pitfalls when interacting with... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
In the tradition of Under the Tuscan Sun and A Year in Provence, here is Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson?s ode to his personal paradise?his adopted home, New Zealand. After living in California, why did Masson settle? out of all the places on earth?in such a faraway land? It turns out that while visiting a beautiful sandy beach just fifteen minutes from... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 49.95
Church missions played a key role in colonisation. This work provides the first archaeological examination of a New Zealand mission station, and makes an important contribution to New Zealand archaeology and history. It also examines the global context. more...