New and Forthcoming Titles


The People's University: A Centennial History of the Canterbury Workers' Educational Association 1915-2015

Ian Dougherty
February/March 2015


Mt John - The First 50 Years: A celebration of half a century of optical astronomy at the University of Canterbury

John Hearnshaw and Alan Gilmore
March 2015

New Zealand Native Ground Cover Plants

Lawrie Metcalf and Roy Edwards
Gardening/Native flora
November 2014


Akaroa Cocksfoot:
King of grasses

Vaughan Wood
November 2014

Victoria Square:
Cradle of Christchurch

Geoffrey W Rice
November 2014


Animals in Emergencies:
Learning from the Christchurch Earthquakes

Annie Potts and Donelle Gadenne
Animal Rescue NZ/Human-animal relationships
November 2014

The Diggers Story: Accounts of the West Coast Gold Rushes

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


Canterbury Foothills and Forests: A Walking and Tramping Guide

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

Tuatara: Biology and Conservation of a Venerable Survivor

Natural History
Alison Cree
September 2014


the breathing tree

Apirana Taylor
September 2014

This collection offers 40 new poems by Apirana Taylor