A Spirit Companion
Celebrating the first 50 years of the Spirit of Adventure Trust
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.’Read More
New Zealand Migration
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.Read More
Vikings of the Sunrise
by Te Rangi Hīroa (Sir Peter Buck)
Foreword by Paora Tapsell
One of the greatest accounts ever of Pacific settlement returns to print this week, with a new foreword, in our New Zealand Classics series.
Truly a masterpiece of Pacific studies, Vikings of the Sunrise marks an attempt by the great Te Rangi Hīroa (Sir Peter Buck) to convey to a general reader ‘the settlement of Polynesia by a stone-age people who deserve to rank among the world’s great navigators.’Read More
Illustrated by Juan Camilo Mayorga
Publishing for World Sight Day and Blind Low Vision Week, Lucky Me tells the story of a boy who feels very lucky to have a brother like Mateo — who is visually impaired.Read More