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LATEST RELEASES!

SHOT OVER
INTO THE SHOTOVER

Lessons from a New Zealand Air Accident
by Richard Waugh


HARD WON GOLD
Stories from Waiuta
and the Reefton Goldfield
Ross Barnett & Pauline Barnett (editors) 

REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
FROM OTERAMIKA
TO GORGE ROAD AND DISTRICTS
An Illustrated History 

THE INVERCARGILL-BLUFF RAILWAY
AND THE BLUFF SCHOOL TRAIN
A Scrapbook of History
b
y Alex C. Glennie
FORGOTTEN SHIPS
Unfinished voyages to New Zealand
1820-1925 
by Bruce E. Collins 
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
A fully illustrated quality cookbook,
colour throughout
John McGlashan College
THE CATLINS AND THE GREAT WAR
The story of 424 Catlins soldiers, those who died and those who survived 
by Mike and Anabel McPhee
FIORDLAND UNEXPLORED
A Guidebook to Southern Fiordland containing information
that only a local would know
by Greg Wilson
 
CHOOK AND MR MORELY
A charming children's storybook beautifully illustrated
written by Jennifer J Parks,
illustrated by Zerika van Jaarsveld

 

PULPIT RADICAL
The story of New Zealand Social Campaigner Rutherford Waddell
by Ian Dougherty

Books of the South  

Port to Plains
The story of the Lyttelton Railway Tunnel
by David Welch

Dunedin: Founding a New World City
An illustrated history of the establishment of Dunedin from 1844 to 1860
by Ian Dougherty

Fraught with Danger
Helicopter flying in Fiordland leading to live animal capture in the USA and Canada – REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
by Doc Sutherland

Out of the Wild
Seven years subsisting in the wilderness of Fiordland battling beaurocracy and his own personal demons
by Charlie Paterson
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What's in a name?
The origin of the street and suburb names of Invercargill, Bluff, Otatara, Makarewa, Wallacetown and Wyndham
by Wendy McArthur

pride of southland
Pride of Southland
A pictorial book of
Southland's landscape, industries and lifestyle
by Southlanders for Southlanders

Ulva Island visitors guide RGB
Ulva Island
A pictorial book of Ulva Island's flora and fauna with special emphasis on birdlife
by Ulva Goodwillie
& Gareth Eyres

 

goldfields COV supplement
Goldfields of Otago
Illustrated book about the historical goldrush to Otago triggered by Gabriel Read
in 1861
by John Hall-Jones
REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
3 impressions

fiordland exploredFiordland Explored
Illustrated book of Fiordland and its early navigators, explorers, settlers
by John Hall-Jones

south explored
The South Explored
The illustrated story of early European exploration and settlement of Southland
by John Hall-Jones

historic pubs
Historic Pubs of the South
An illustrated history of the early hotels and taverns of the South
by John Hall-Jones

discover fiordland
Discover Fiordland
An illustrated guide to Fiordland's many scenic highlights and special places
by John Hall-Jones 
 

fiordland placenames
Fiordland Place-names
A reference guide to the origins of all the place names in Fiordland
by John Hall-Jones

historic treasures of the south
Historic Treasures of the South
Including the first shipwreck, whaling station, settlement, and 1793 Cook's observatory remains
by John Hall-Jones

milford sound
The Fjords of Fiordland
An illustrated history of the 14 glacier-carved fjords of Fiordland National Park 
by John Hall-Jones

milford sound cov
Milford Sound
The illustrated history of Milford Sound, Milford Track and the Milford Road
by John Hall-Jones

Old Invercargill
Old Invercargill
The illustrated history of Invercargill, the settlement and the people
by John Hall-Jones 
 

viaducts
Viaducts Against the Sky
The history of Port Craig, one of NZ's finest industrial heritage, township, sawmill and port
by Warren Bird
REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
3 impressions

a company of characters
A Company of Characters
The history of Craig Printing, one of Invercargill's oldest existing firms, founded 1876
by Ellie van Empel

Biographies   

From Bulldozers to Ballet 
From Bulldozers to Ballet
A Story of Culture & Cultivation in the High Country of Western Southland
by Gray Robertson
Edited by Clive Lind

fastest old man
The Fastest Old Man in the World
The inspiring story of Masters Champion Derek Turnbull who took up running in his later years
by Vince Boyle

wheelsdeals
Wheels & Deals
Well-known Southlander Bill Richardson tells about his firms' and his truck museum origins.
by Bill Richardson
REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
10 impressions

adventuresA Life of Adventures
Well-known Southland identity John Hall-Jones tells his life story of his explorations, travels and expeditions
by John Hall-Jones 

waugh storiesWaugh Stories
Two brothers' evocative, informative and sometimes humorous stories about growing up in 1960s Hokitika
by Alec & Richard Waugh

kowhaiorchid
Kowhai and Orchid
The life of a Kiwi Presbyterian Minister in New Zealand and Indonesia
by Robert Paterson

God Knows Where They Come From
Four Ministers of different denominations tell how their faiths were shaped and developed in Hokitika
by Richard Waugh et al

I Did It My Way
The Bill Black story
Compiled by Merv Halliday
REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND


 

General   

Trucks: A Vintage Collection
Trucks from the Bill Richardson Transport Museum in Invercargill; a quality pictorial publication.
REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

golden age of radio
The Golden Age of Radio
Lavishly illustrated history of the radio 1923-1960 telling how broadcasting brought news and entertainment
by John W. Stokes
REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
4 impressions

nursery rhymes
Nursery Rhymes mother never read you
A NZ bestseller, these hillarious illustrated 'nursery' rhymes contain many truisms for grown ups and precocious kids
by Garrick Tremain
REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
7 impressions

more golden age of radio
More Golden Age of Radio
Expanding on his previous book with the inclusion of much new material not previously available
by John W. Stokes 
 

A New Church for a New Century
The story of Auckland's East City Wesleyan, one of the prominant English-speaking multi-cultural churches in the South Pacific
by Rev. Dr Richard Waugh 
 

Aviation 

kaimai crash
Kaimai Crash
NZ's worst air disaster, Flight 441 from Auckland to Tauranga crashed into the Kaimai Range with the loss of all on board
by Richard Waugh
REPRINTED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND
3 impressions

lost
Lost...Without Trace?
The story of the search for Dragonfly ZK-AFB missing on a scenic flight from Chch to Milford Sound, lost 1962, never found
by Richard Waugh

the story of nelson aviation
The Story of Nelson Aviation
Illustrated by many rare photos, this book tells how aviation helped develop the whole sunny province
by Richard Waugh & Graeme McConnell 
 

early risers
Early Risers
The East Coast of the North Island was a pioneering area of NZ aviation, the first to operate twin-engined aircraft by R. Waugh, J King & D Phillips 

heartland high flierHeartland High Flier
From the 1960s, Air Central battled a shortage of finance, licensing regulations and the reluctance of public to fly in small aircraft
by Bruce Gavin

NAC
The illustrated history of the New Zealand Airways Corporation 1947-1978
by R Waugh, P Layne 
& G McConnell 

electra flying
Electra Flying (hard cover)
How Lockheed 10 Electra revolutionised commercial aviation in NZ and the pioneering Main Trunk Air Service
by R Waugh & D Phillips 

electra flying
Electra Flying (soft cover)
How Lockheed 10 Electra revolutionised commercial aviation in NZ and the pioneering Main Trunk Air Service
by R Waugh & D Phillips 
 

spanz
SPANZ & DC-3 Viewmasters
SPANZ's innovative marketing incl. NZ's first in-flight meals on regional routes; and specially modified DC-3 Viewmasters with large windows
by R Waugh & P Layne 

strait across
Strait Across
The first flight across Cook Strait in 1920 was considered a brave and courageous feat; rapid progress led to a regular service by 1935 by R. Waugh, G McConnell & D Phillips

hoki to haast
Hoki to Haast (hard cover)
NZ's first licensed airline, Air Travel (NZ) Ltd launched 1934 by legendary pilot Bert Mercer, pioneered airmail, air ambulance, alpine tourism 
by Richard Waugh

hoki to haast
Hoki to Haast (soft cover)
NZ's first licensed airline, Air Travel (NZ) Ltd launched 1934 by legendary pilot Bert Mercer, pioneered airmail, air ambulance, alpine tourism
by Richard Waugh

when the coast is clear
When the Coast is Clear
Illustrated by many rare photos, this is the pioneering story of how aviation linked the North & South Islands of New Zealand by R Waugh, J King & P Beachamp-Legg 
 

Taking Off
Pioneering small airlines of New Zealand 1945-1970
by R Waugh, B Gavin, 
P Layne, G McConnell

Children's Books    

 

What is a Southlander?
by Helen Campbell and illustrated by James Paton

 

More About Southlanders
by Helen Campbell and illustrated by James Paton

syd and max ride around the mountains

Syd and Max ride
around the Mountains

The adventures of
two Southland boys,
Syd and Max

syd and max head to bluff

Syd and Max head to
Bluff and Other Cool Stuff

Syd and Max's
further adventures
in Bluff

Syd and Max save Grandad
at the Southern Field Days

The adventures of
two Southland boys,
Syd and Max at Waimumu