New, Forthcoming and Recent Titles


Tuatara: Biology and Conservation of a Venerable Survivor

Natural History
Alison Cree
September 2014




Canterbury Foothills and Forests: A Walking and Tramping Guide

Second Edition
Pat Barrett
NZ Walks/Nature/Leisure
October/November 2014


The Diggers Story: Accounts of the West Coast Gold Rushes

An annotated and illustrated new edition
Edited by Julia Bradshaw, Hokitika Musuem
November 2014


The Bond of Time: An Epic Love Poem

John Puhiatau Pule
March 2014

First published in a limited private edition in 1985, this 88-page poem by John Pule is now available in a new revised edition.


Lateral Inversions: The Prints of Barry Cleavin

Fine Arts/Art History
Melinda Johnston
November 2013

Lavishly illustrated with over 120 colour plates, Lateral Inversions draws from Barry Cleavin’s vast output to present a major representative survey of his prints and drawings from 1966 through until 2012.

PaikeaChristchurch Crimes and Scandals 1876 - 99

Popular History
Geoffrey W. Rice
November 2013

Following on from his first volume, Christchurch Crimes 1850–1875: Scandal and Skulduggery in Port and Town, historian Geoffrey Rice presents another fascinating collection of Christchurch crimes and scandals drawn from nineteenth-century newspaper court reports, this time covering the later Victorian period from 1876 to 1899.


PaikeaPaikea: The Life of
I.L.G. Sutherland

Oliver Sutherland
October 2013

Ivan Sutherland was the first Pākehā scholar to recognise that Māori New Zealanders are not brown-skinned Pākehā but heirs to their own cultural beliefs, customs and practices.

Rebellious MirrorsRebellious Mirrors: Community-based Theatre in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Paul Maunder
August 2013

This unique account of community-based theatre – theatre created by professionals working with communities – challenges the mainstream history of New Zealand theatre.