Books — New Zealand

Galatas 1941: Courage in Vain
2006 Lynn McConnell, the story of ordinary New Zealanders who defended the town of Galatas in Crete during WWII
238 x 170mm, paperback, 256pp,b/w photos, map
ISBN 0790010496, NZ$39.99


Available from
Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd
39 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand
Galatas 1941: Courage in Vain

Going Abroad
Going Abroad
2002 2nd edition John MacGibbon, traces the hopes, fears and fortunes of early Scottish migrants to New Zealand's Deep South; contains an alphabetical list of all Port Chalmers passenger arrivals under the New Zealand Company emigration scheme, between the John Wickliffe (1848) and the Titan (1851)
A4, soft cover, 258pp, bibliography, illustrations, index, maps, photos
ISBN 0-9582243-3-1
, NZ$52.95 (posted in NZ), NZ$69.95 (posted to Aus)
Available from
Ngaio Press, PO Box 29-010, Wellington, New Zealand

Illustrated History of the West Coast
2005 Anna Rogers, The West Coast of the South Island has one of the most colourful histories of any region in New Zealand and its colour and character persists to the present day; this lavishly illustrated volume traces the West Coast in text and photos from its geological origins through all the major stages of its development
241 x 216mm, soft cover, 200 b/w photos
ISBN 0790010224, NZ$39.99

Available from

Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd, PO Box 34901, Birkenhead, Auckland,
New Zealand
Illustrated History of the West Coast

In Search of the Rainbow: The Coromandel Story
In Search of the Rainbow: The Coromandel Story
2002, is a well researched and documented account of the history of this unique goldmining town from the very early days of explorers and traders, the kauri timber industry, the gold rush days of the 1860s covering all aspects of the lives of local townspeople throughout the 20th century A4, soft cover, 276pp, bibliography, index, 160+ photos/illustrations
ISBN 1877190381, NZ$43.96 (posted in NZ)
Available from
Coromandel Town History Research Group Inc, 34 Wharf Road, Coromandel,
New Zealand

In the Face of the Enemy: The Complete History of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand
2006 Glyn Harper & Colin Richardson, tells the stories of the New Zealanders (or those with strong associations) who have won the highest Commonwealth military decoration for gallantry paperback
ISBN 1869505220, NZ$35.99

Distributed to book shops by
HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
PO Box 1 Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, New Zealand
In the Face of the Enemy: The Complete History of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand

Kirwee: A Pictorial History
Kirwee: A Pictorial History
2001 Noel Frizzell, a lifetime resident of Kirwee, details its history which commences with the building of the first grocery store, a blacksmith's shop and a bakery in 1874 following the opening of the Rolleston to Sheffield railway and location of the railway station where the line crossed the Selwyn-Waimakariri Road A4, spiral bound, 152pp, 140 illustrations
ISBN 047307690X
, NZ$20.00, AUD$27.00 (incl p+h)

Available from
N Frizzell, PO Box 32, Kirwee, New Zealand

Lighting the Coast: A History of New Zealands coastal lighthouse system
2006 Helen Beaglehole, the first comprehensive history of New Zealands system of well-placed and effective lighthouses that were essential for the great maritime future the countrys government envisaged
Hard cover, 200x270mm, 356pp, b/w and colour illustrations, photographs, paintings, diagrams, maps, charts
ISBN 1877257435, NZ$55.00 (plus p+h)

Available from
Canterbury University Press, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
Lighting the Coast - A History of New Zealand's coastal lighthouse system

Logan Campbell's Auckland
Logan Campbells Auckland
2007 Russell C J Stone, ONZM, recounts 15 tales of 19th century Auckland giving a real sense of how Auckland changed during those crucial early years which strikes the right balance between story telling and historical insight
205 x 148mm, soft cover, 280pp, b/w and colour illustrations, index
ISBN 9781869403935, NZ$45.00

Distributed in New Zealand by Auckland University Press

Love in Time of War: Letter Writing in the Second World War
2005 Deborah Montgomerie, traces the emotional and psychological ways that New Zealanders made sense of the upheavals of war through three stories brought to life by wartime correspondence showing movingly and graphically that NZ soldiers were not articulate and insensitive hard men but kept their sense of life before and after the war by the messages of love, hope and longing they sent back home 200 x 210mm, paperback, 146pp, b&w illustrations
ISBN 1869403363, NZ$34.99

Available from
Auckland University Press
Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Love in Time of War: Letter Writing in the Second World War

Lyttelton: Port and Town
Lyttelton: Port and Town
2004 Geoffrey W Rice, an illustrated history of Canterburys main port and one of its oldest boroughs, Lyttelton grew on wool and wheat exports to become a bustling Victorian seaport where troopships for the Boer War and both World Wars and Antarctic explorers in the early 1900s set off
285 x 210mm, soft cover, 164pp, b&w and colour photos
ISBN 1877257249, NZ$34.95
Available from
Canterbury University Press, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand

North of Kahurangi, West of Golden Bay
2001 Carol Dawber and Cheryl Wyn, photo–history telling the story of the southwest coast of Nelson province from Kahurangi Lighthouse to Westhaven Inlet; now connected by road from Collingwood; region was once accessible only by sea, first settled by Maori then by goldminers
Soft cover, 176pp, b/w photos, ISBN 0958225214
NZ$49.95 (plus p+h)

Available from
River Press, PO Box 10, Picton, New Zealand
North of Kahurangi, West of Golden Bay

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