Category: Places

Part of Kiwi outdoor life

Shelter from the Storm: The Story of NZ’s Backcountry Huts, by Shaun Barnett, Rob Brown and Geoff Spearpoint ( Craig Potton Publishing, RRP $80): New Zealanders are rather fond of their huts and this books shows why. Our backcountry huts…

Beauty in moonlight

Night Visions: Reflections for the Moonlight Hours, by Barney Brewster (brewster.co.nz, RRP $45): There are plenty of books out there with photographs of our beautiful country but photographer Barney Brewster wants to highlight the often overlooked beauty of moonlight rather…

Perfect book for interested Kiwis

New Zealand New Millennium: A Decade in Pictures (Penguin, RRP $50): New Zealand New Millennium is a timely, comprehensive and ultimately moving portrait of our nation in images, from 2000 to 2010: news, politics, natural disasters, sports, arts/culture, celebrity, lifestyle,…

Picture perfect

Postcards from New Zealand, by Bob McCree (Craig Potton Publishing, RRP $20): This picturesque little country we live in could have been custom-made to fill postcards: from the soaring mountains to the flowing rivers to even the sheep, most of…

Showcasing Kiwi talent

New Zealand Gallery, compiled by Denis Robinson (New Holland Publishers, RRP $49.99): Packed with photographs of stunning artwork, New Zealand Gallery is a portfolio of this country’s creativity. However, the book is more than just amazing images: Denis Robinson has…

Checking out NZ

1001 Best Things to See and Do in NZ, by Peter Janssen (Hodder Moa, RRP $39.99): Here’s a great book for Kiwis and non-Kiwis alike: if you’re planning a trip anywhere in New Zealand, this book is a must-have. Now…