"Prayer Energy" is the spiritual seeker's guide to personal fulfilment through prayer. Exploring a wealth of traditions and step-by-step techniques, from reaching relaxed states conducive to prayer to asking precisely for what you need, this book reveals how prayer is a powerful way to transform sta..
Revised and updated with the latest facts and figures - this highly illustrated history is a visually sumptuous and informative
account of how New Zealand has developed into the independent nation recognised by the rest of the world. Respected author and historian Philip Temple presents over 150 his..
Over the course of many years Richard Pursehouse has painstakingly unravelled the story of a First World War prisoner of war camp which held captured German personnel in the very heart of the English countryside. He first became aware of the existence of the camp while walking over Cannock Chase in..
First published in English in 2000, Paora Tapsell's award-winning work brilliantly captured the life and transformations of PukakiIthe Ngati Whakaue ancestor depicted on the New Zealand 20-cent coin. Now a superb translation by Scotty Morrison (also of Ngati Whakaue descent) makes this illustrated w..
Samuel 'Kink' Kinkead won two DSCs with the Royal Naval Air Service, two DFC with the fledgling RAF and the DSO in Russia. A brilliant pilot, post-war he was a long range aviation pioneer and leading racing ace selected for the international Schneider Trophy in Venice in 1927. Tragically he was kill..
'In the midst of a prodigious ocean', as one European explorer described them, the Kermadec Islands lie 1000 kilometres north of New Zealand and form our northern bastion. They are the result of the collision between two of the earth's major tectonic plates, being the tips of volcanoes thrust up fro..
Travel back to a time when: A bad practical joke resulted in whippings. Laws that govern everyone are sent from a country far across the ocean. Step into the lives of the colonists, and get the real story of government and politics in Colonial America...
Travel back to a time when: Canon balls were the only weapons of mass destruction. An arrow was more accurate than a gun. Step into the lives of the colonists, and learn the real story of the weapons and battles of colonial America...
In the last few decades, steampunk has blossomed from being a rather obscure and little-known subgenre of science fiction into a striking and distinctive style of fashion, art, design and even music. It is in the written word however that steampunk has its roots and in this book Simon Webb explores ..
The year is 1939. Germany, led by Adolf Hitler, has invaded Poland. The world is about to enter into the biggest and most terrible war in history. But from the depths of despair rose some very courageous, selfless individuals, such as Sophie Scholl, Violette Szabo and Raymond Aubrac, who risked thei..
Ring Around the City looks at Wellington's suburban growth from 1900 to 1930 taking Kilbirnie and Kelburn as case studies and contrasting the city council's tramway system and the privately run Kelburn cable car. It contains many rarely seen photos (both b/w and colour), maps and plans of early Well..
The commonly-held view of Rome's naval history is that it essentially ended with the defeat of Antony and Cleopatra's fleet at Actium in 31 BC, which left Rome with no rivals at sea just as the Republican period gave to the Empire. There were no more big naval battles so, this view would have it, Ro..