The first edition of Classic New Zealand Road Rides is an invaluable guide to the sport and recreation of road riding. It includes information how to get started, such as buying a bike, setting it up, and going on your first ride. For more ambitious riders, there are sections on training and racing, including nutrition and sa... read more
Classic New Zealand Road Rides by Jonathon Kennett & Kieran Turner is a good guide book for all you road cyclists out there. When Ann & I went on holiday early in March, we took our bikes (pedal kind) with us, along with this book. Wherever we were, we found that we were consulting this book regularly for good and in... read more
This book includes more than 50 full-colour Bird's Eye maps, covering all of New Zealand's best scenic driving routes, with essential and interesting information that travellers actually need when they are on the road. If you are setting out to tour any part of New Zealand by road, this will be an invaluable guide while you a... read more
An independent book where the authors do their own research. Descriptions are drawn form personal appraisals that will tell you what you need to know. If you are from overseas you will meet thousands of kiwis, the people, not the birds or the fruit! In the South Island you should book early for your favourite spot. Anothe... read more
74 pages of cycle touring information for the South Island. Route Descriptions of all State Highways and many alternatives Highway Profiles Distances between Main Centres Services - including reference to
food(supermarkets, tearooms, takeaways, restaurants etc)
accommodati... read more
An easy-to-use pocket guide designed to enhance and extend the experience of cyclists and walkers on the Otago Central Rail Trail. Following an introduction to the region's background and natural history, the book is divided into sections of the trail. Each section has colourful visual cross-sections, photos, ideas of what to... read more
Walking is one of the most popular recreational activities in New Zealand. The 365 short walks presented here mean both locals and overseas visitors will never be at a loss to find a short walk anywhere in the country. All of the walks are three hours or less and will suit those who enjoy walking but do not want a long tramp ... read more
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This inspiring guide book gives full ride descriptions for 46 fabulous trips, including maps and elevation charts, plus contact details for accommodation options and other valuable tips for everyone from beginner riders through to seasoned veterans. For your next holiday, choose from 23 Great Rides or 23 Heartland Rides and g... read more
Includes a North Island Touring atlas and a complete guide to Short term parking, Camping grounds, caravan parks, rest areas and motorhome dump stations. It features over 600 sites, scenic sites, GPS coordinates, Pet friendly sites and author recommended sites.
When Toyota decided to test-drive the new FJ Cruiser by driving the length of New Zealand off-road, Marc Ellis was the obvious choice to be the driver. In his latest book, Marc recounts the highlights of this journey - the hard case characters he meets along the way, the challenges he had to undertake, the highs, the lows, p... read more
Nelson and Marlborough, two large provinces in the north and northeast of the South Island, encompass within their boundaries three national parks, three large forest parks, a maritime park and a raft of smaller reserves and shorter tracks. Together these national treasures present a wonderful array of outdoor opportunities. ... read more
Every year almost 30,000 trampers of all ages experience the beauty of the internationally-famous Coast Track in the Abel Tasman National Park. Walking the Abel Tasman Coast Track is a useful guide for day-trippers and overnight trampers alike. It briefly outlines the history of the coastline, then follows the track throu... read more
New Zealanders are passionate about their four-wheel drives. These vehicles have developed their own particular status in our culture, the mark of someone who relates to an outdoor life and who savours the freedom of being out beyond the edge of town. And it is a deserved status, as New Zealand offers fantastic opportunities ... read more
A small history and pictorial of Stewart Island
Where Mountains Meet Sea
New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Its mountains are "majestic hallelujahs", its wilderness is lush and bountiful, its rivers oscillate between violent savagery and placid serenity. New Zealand is a place to which the world comes to be inspired.
Kelly Barber had always intended to go and se... read more
The Mountain ranges of Arthur's Pass National Park are the most accessible in New Zealand, being located aside the main road/rail corridor traversing the Southern Alps between Christchurch and the West Coast. Terrain within the park varies considerably from low scree hills to heavily glaciated peaks and steep face routes. Cli... read more
Queenstown and Central Otago Best Bike Rides includes 18 of the best cycle trails in and around New Zealand's adventure capital. This full-colour book provides all of the maps, elevation charts and track information you need for an unforgettable cycling holiday. If it's worth riding, it's in this book.
Fast and Light is an easy to follow overview of tramping food options available in New Zealand. It contains over 70 recipes with preparation advice, packaging suggestions and cooking instructions, to help you prepare tasty and nutritious meals while tramping the New Zealand wilderness. It also looks at over 50 other tramping ... read more
Nelson and Marlborough provide an incredibly wide range of outdoors experiences for the casual walker. Day Walks of New Zealand: Nelson and Marlborough offers over 130 of the best short excursions throughout the region, selected by well-known outdoors writers Marios Gavalas and Ian Trafford. Each walk has been graded and t... read more
The eighth edition of New Zealand's mountain biking 'bible' has been fully revised with 65 new rides. 138 North Island rides and 172 South Island rides all in one reasonably priced book.