Monthly Archives: November 2023

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Fifty years of the Spirit of Adventure

A Spirit Companion Celebrating the first 50 years of the Spirit of Adventure Trust Roger McDonald Sweeping stories of the sea and personal growth from those who have sailed the iconic Spirit of Adventure ‘All a trainee needed to feel — could not help feeling — was that their feet were on the decks of something pretty big, and change was happening all around them just by the motion that happened when the wind blew.’

2023-11-14T11:05:09+13:00November 14th, 2023|General|

Telling the story of migration in latest addition to The NZ Series

New Zealand Migration Philippa Werry New book in NZ Series explores the history of our diverse migrant nation, from the first settlers to the latest arrivals Despite all New Zealanders being either migrants or descendants of migrants, until now there has been no single book on the topic. In concise chapters, Philippa Werry explores topics ranging from the first Polynesian navigators to European colonisers, Chinese immigrants during the gold rush to ten-pound Poms, Pacific Island communities to the impact of Covid-19 on immigration. 

2023-11-12T18:00:09+13:00November 12th, 2023|Children's books, NZ History|