September 2016 (81)

Kuwi's Very Shiny Bum

ISBN: 9780994136404

Author: Kat Merewether    Publisher: Illustrated Publishing

With the soft jingle of bells, a mysterious gift falls from the sky. Kuwi knows just what to do and sets off to give lovely gifts to all her friends so they too...


With the soft jingle of bells, a mysterious gift falls from the sky. Kuwi knows just what to do and sets off to give lovely gifts to all her friends so they too can join in her happiness. But things don't go to plan when her friends forget to say "thank you". Another beautifully told and illustrated story by award winning author Kat Merewether.


Bind: paperback


Publication Date: 01-11-2016


$19.99
New Zealand's Rivers : An Environmental History

ISBN: 9781927145760

Author: Catherine Knight    Publisher: Canterbury University Press

‘New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history’explores the relationship between New Zealanders and our rivers, explaining how we have arrived at a crisi...


‘New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history’explores the relationship between New Zealanders and our rivers, explaining how we have arrived at a crisis point, where fresh water has become our most contested resource and many rivers are too polluted to swim in. Environmental historian Catherine Knight reveals that the tension between exploitation and enjoyment of rivers is not new. Rivers were treasured by Māori as food baskets and revered as the dwelling places of supernatural creatures. But following European settlement, they became drains for mining, industrial waste and sewage, and were harnessed to generate power and to irrigate farmland. Over time, the utilitarian view of rivers has been increasingly questioned by those who value rivers for recreation as well as for ecological, spiritual and cultural reasons. Today, the sustainable use of rivers is the subject of intense debate. Thoroughly researched and richly illustrated, ‘New Zealand’s Rivers’is an accessible and compelling read for all New Zealanders, including anglers, kayakers, farmers, environmental practitioners, policy-makers, students and anyone with an interest in our environment and history.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 324


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 10-11-2016


$49.99
Shotover Jet

ISBN: 9780473365493

Author: Jenny McLeod    Publisher: Shotover Jet

A fascinating insight into the story behind New Zealand's internationally renowned tourist jet boat venture which launched Queenstown's adventure tourism indust...


A fascinating insight into the story behind New Zealand's internationally renowned tourist jet boat venture which launched Queenstown's adventure tourism industry in 1965 and has thrilled over three million passengers in its first half century of operation. Jet boating arrived in New Zealand in the 1950s with the invention of the Hamilton jet unit by pioneer CWF (Bill) Hamilton. Tourism pioneers quickly identified the potential in Queenstown for commercial jet boating and in 1965 the Shotover Jet Boat Service Ltd was launched. During the following 50 years the trip through narrow and challenging Shotover Canyons has developed into a flagship New Zealand tourist activity - billed as the "world's most exciting jet boat ride". Shotover Jet has attracted many celebrities and received the royal stamp of approval and worldwide exposure when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge rode the canyons during their 2014 New Zealand tour. This book is more than just a story about a high profile tourist jet boat company - it is a captivating history reflecting the indomitable New Zealand pioneering spirit and early risk taking tourism entrepreneurs. Accompanied by superb historic and contemporary photographs Shotover Jet - The Story Of Queenstown's Adventure Tourism Pioneer captures one of the most exciting times in New Zealand's tourism history. www.shotoverjet.com


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 215 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 15-11-2016


$39.99
Hospofrofta : The Other Side of the Counter

ISBN: 9780994138316

Author: Hayden Hyams    Publisher: Beat Books

Hospofrofta is a colloquial, autobiographical dialogue centred around the Auckland cafe scene. It dishes dirt, offers conclusions and revels in indignation. It ...


Hospofrofta is a colloquial, autobiographical dialogue centred around the Auckland cafe scene. It dishes dirt, offers conclusions and revels in indignation. It contains checklists for cafe buyers and sellers, a selection of cafe reviews, a rundown on some important figures in the scene and even a political manifesto. There is, of course, the obligatory recipe pages – although presented in a slightly irreverent fashion. Anyone who’s ran a small business, drank coffee or made coffee should find themselves in a literary fugue of empathy when reading Hospofrofta. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Hayden Hyams has co-owned five cafes in Auckland over fifteen years and worked in countless others. He has experienced the trials, tribulations and fleeting moments of satisfaction that come with being a small business owner.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 80


Dimensions: 110 x 180 mm


Publication Date: 10-10-2016


$19.99
A Drop In The Ocean

ISBN: 9781631520266

Author: Jenni Ogden    Publisher: She Writes Press

GOLD: NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD, FICTION, LARGE PUBLISHER (2016) GOLD: SARTON WOMEN'S BOOK AWARD, CONTEMPORARY FICTION (2016) GOLD: INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS ...


GOLD: NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD, FICTION, LARGE PUBLISHER (2016) GOLD: SARTON WOMEN'S BOOK AWARD, CONTEMPORARY FICTION (2016) GOLD: INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS (IPPYS), BEST FICTION, AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND (2016) SILVER: READERS’ FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD, WOMEN’S FICTION (2016) When middle-­‐aged Anna Fergusson’s research lab is abruptly closed, she flees Boston to an island on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef—where, amongst the seabirds, nesting turtles, and eccentric islanders, she finds a family and learns some bittersweet lessons about love. On her 49th birthday, Anna Fergusson, Boston neuroscientist and dedicated introvert, arrives at an unwanted crossroads when the funding for her research lab is cut. With her confidence shattered and her future uncertain, on impulse she rents a cabin for a year on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. However Turtle Island, alive with sea birds and nesting Green turtles, is not the retreat she expected. Here she finds love—for the eccentric islanders who become her family; for Tom, the laid-back turtle whisperer; and for the turtles whose ancient mothering instincts move her to tears. But Anna finds that even on her idyllic drop in the ocean there is pain, and as the months fly past her dream for a new life is threatened by a darkness that challenges everything she has come to believe about the power of love. Evocative and thought-­provoking, A Drop in the Ocean is a story about second chances and hard lessons learned in the gentlest of ways.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 328


Dimensions: 140 x 217 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2016


$34.00
The Monocle Guide to Good Business

ISBN: 9783899555370

Publisher: Gestalten

The Monocle Guide to Good Business is a book for would-be business leaders, start-ups, and established companies that feel it’s time for some new ideas. It’...


The Monocle Guide to Good Business is a book for would-be business leaders, start-ups, and established companies that feel it’s time for some new ideas. It’s a book made to be used. Write in its margins and turn over the corners of its pages. But don’t expect management speak or miracles for untold riches. This is not a book about staging a revolution. Rather, this is a book about doing things well—from how you run the show to the pens you buy. And even about taking your dog to work. The 300-page book features original photography and illustrations printed on a selection of the highest-quality papers. The Monocle Guide to Good Business is a handbook for those who want to make a company that will last; it’s the ultimate reference for doing a job you love.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 200 x 265 mm


$135.00
Modern Life

ISBN: 9783832733759

Author: Jean Jullien    Publisher: TeNeues

The modern world is at once exciting, complicated, ridiculous, confusing, and tedious, but ever changing and always fascinating. Based on his keen observations ...


The modern world is at once exciting, complicated, ridiculous, confusing, and tedious, but ever changing and always fascinating. Based on his keen observations of daily life from his unique perspective, French artist Jean Jullien uncovers the humor and simple beauty that exists in the people, places, and things that surround him. Understanding that visual communication can often be the most direct and immediately understood, Jullien cleverly and candidly reveals in his artwork the hilarious realities and universal truths of human behavior and modern life that connect us all. Seamlessly transcending the boundaries of commercial art and graphic illustration, his bold and playful drawing and painting style has attracted a diverse range of clients and delighted everyday fans of his comic and irreverent sensibility all over the world. In addition to his successful body of work, his wonderfully creative daily postings of his art on his very popular Instagram are his musings of the moment―whether mini objets d’art, “found art” enhanced by silly doodles, or sketchbook drawings. teNeues is proud to present the first monograph of this young and talented artist, Jean Jullien: Modern Life.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 20-09-2016


$59.99
Andrew Martin Interior Design Review Volume 20

ISBN: 9783832734251

Author: Andrew Martin    Publisher: TeNeues

As in previous volumes, this year’s 20th edition of the annual Interior Design Review promises to raise the bar yet again on the world’s most innovative int...


As in previous volumes, this year’s 20th edition of the annual Interior Design Review promises to raise the bar yet again on the world’s most innovative interior design. Who will feature and who will win the coveted Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year Award 2016? As an encyclopedic compendium filled with international trends, this publication is an unbeatable source for creative professionals. As described by The Times, ‘the Oscar of the interior design world.’


Bind: hardback


Pages: 512


Dimensions: 235 x 317 mm


Publication Date: 20-09-2016


$115.00
Modern Living Scandinavian Style

ISBN: 9783832734183

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

Decorating an interior―one that is simple, functional, cosy and calm, with no piece of furniture unloved or overlooked―is a tall order. It should be conveni...


Decorating an interior―one that is simple, functional, cosy and calm, with no piece of furniture unloved or overlooked―is a tall order. It should be convenient, space-saving and beautifully put together so that it enhances the chores of everyday life, whilst looking good too. What is it about Scandinavian design that does this so well? In Modern Living Scandinavian Style, design writer Claire Bingham escapes to the Nordic nations with this inspiring and practical guide to creating feel-good interiors that are pared-back yet characterful. But it’s also a book full of practical tips―including easy updates and decorating solutions for the homemaker wanting to make their space brighter and better. Want to know how to achieve an elegant limewood floor? This book shows you how. Each chapter explores the design ideas and pieces that make up every room, revealing decorating secrets to recreate Nordic chic. Inspired by modern and classic Scandinavian design, learn how to introduce a dash of Scandi into your home. The effortless and timeless Scandinavian look will never go out of style.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2016


$89.99
Modern Living Chalet Style

ISBN: 9783832734206

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

Home has become the most important source of comfort for many people. Rarely have people invested so much money in furniture and decorating. A comfortable home ...


Home has become the most important source of comfort for many people. Rarely have people invested so much money in furniture and decorating. A comfortable home furnished with natural materials, warm colors, and soft textiles, a place that exudes a ski-vacation feel―Modern Living Chalet Style shows you how to bring that look into your home. It’s hard to find another style as elegant, yet cozy, as this one. Whether you use antiques, natural finds, artwork, or designer pieces to implement it, the chalet style is very flexible and can range from rustic/traditional to elegant/modern. It is always inviting, whether you want to curl up with a good book or entertain a big group. The most beautiful chalet interiors will provide inspiration, and possibly make you want to book a vacation. Author Claire Bingham shares the tips and tricks you can use to create this cozy chalet feel in your own home, even if you live nowhere near the mountains!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2016


$89.99
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