Books for sale

“In the Shadow of Maungataniwha”
By Olwyn Ramsey
A History of Victoria Valley, Mangatoetoe and Te Puhi districts.

“Kaitaia - Portraits from the Past, 1900 - 1939”
By Keith Parker

“Heke-Nuku-Mai-Nga-Iwi BUSBY - Not Here By Chance” A biography of Hekenukumai Busby
By Jeff Evans, 2015
“Hec Busby - businessman, entrepreneur, waka expert and Master waka builder, traditional navigator and highly regarded Te Rarawa elder”

“Confidence in Adversity”
A Biography of Guy Macpherson
By Reynold Macpherson

“Lovers and Husbands and What-not”
A Biography of Margaret L. Macpherson
By Reynold Macpherson

Kaitaia's Switzer Home
Keith Parker : $27.50

Mangonui - Gateway to the Far North
Neva Clarke McKenna : $55.00

Pounamu - New Zealand Jade

Wings Over Waipapakauri
Olwyn Ramsey : $55.00

Matthews of Kaitaia - The Story of Joseph Matthews and the Kaitaia Mission
Sophia, Clarissa & Ludolph Joseph Matthews $36.00

Books with Free Download

Books are provided in PDF format with free download for non-commercial use.

“Ahipara Pre-School : 1959 - 1964”
By Barbara Mitcalfe
The first Māori Pre-School's first
four years
Free download - 1-5MB PDF

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