This eye-catching book offers a national perspective on New Zealand's mid-twentieth century Art Deco heritage and explores its impact on the appearance of many of the country's towns and cities. Art Deco buildings of famous locations like Napier and Hastings are considered, but this accessible book..
"Guts and Grace" is the history of the Christchurch City Mission. It was launched on 9 July, to celebrate the City Mission's 90th anniversary, at the Transitional Cathedral. Written by Rev Dr Geoff Haworth, the book traces the origins of the city mission phenomenon, and shows how it
This gripping action-packed book is the eagerly awaited sequel to the best-selling Secret SAS Missions in Africa. C Squadron SAS, comprising dedicated battle-hardened veterans, operated against ruthless terrorist groups, trained and equipped by the Chinese and Russians between 1968 and 1980. The Aut..
The Empire Strikes is the tale of the well-known Melbourne Cup winner and one of the world's finest horse trainers, New Zealander Laurie Laxon.
While most winners come from horse stock, Laurie Laxon was an apprentice builder in Ngaruawahia. To come from that background to become one of the world's f..