A modern edition of the classic history first published in 1937 The 'blurb' for the original edition reads: 'A story of the early Maori of the Nelson District, and its association with Europeans prior to 1842, supplemented with a list of native place names.' Whilst interpretation may change, this remains an important... read more
Hot rods have made legends, taking the spotlight in all aspects of the beach culture, in movies, and in music. They represent youth, rebellion, and a drive to do things a little differently. The hot rod movement has always been a grassroots, groundswell movement, and underground art form that defies a straightforward chronicl... read more
A handy pocket sized book containing 26 bicycle rides, both road and mountain. Covers Richmond/Waimea, Motueka, Golden Bay and the Lakes/Murchison areas.
A photographic souvenir of the Nelson region, featuring the colour photography of Criag Potton and other well known photographers. It includes photos of Nelson, Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks, as well as Golden Bay.
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Know the wobbly land upon which you choose to build your house. If you don't live here you can marvel at the courage of those that do. Actually this is an excellent book and map combination which will tell you all you need to know about local geology.
A Cadsonbury facsimile of the original edition. Selected from a series of article in The Nelson Evening Mail, the stories that make up this volume tell something of the background of Nelson, and more particularly of Golden Bay, in the earliest years of European settlement.
The definitive history of the Nelson region (Hardback).
This book aims to portray some of the strands of past and present that show what we were and where we are going.- Taken from introduction.