Category: Sport | Reading Level: 3 Biography
Discovering the man behind the legend In 1995, journalist and author Roland Perry wrote to Sir Donald Bradman requesting an interview for a biography he was planning of the great cricketer. Surprisingly, the Don agreed. It was the start of a conversation that continued for years, during which the real B ...Show more
Category: NZ - Guidebooks
Upriver will appeal to everyone who loves New Zealand’s South Island/Te Waipounamu and wants to find out more about the formation of its diverse landscapes and the story of human settlement since the very first landings about eight centuries ago. It will also provide all the information needed by ...Show more
In the great traditions of New Zealand prop forwards, Wyatt Crockett's stellar professional rugby career has been defined by steely determination and quiet achievement. Now, for the first time, the most capped Super Rugby player of all time is ready to tell the story of his remarkable rugby journey. Cro ...Show more
Golden Bay Sport Climbs is the November 2016 edition to replace the original March 2015 edition of the Pohara Sport Climbs collection of crags along Abel Tasman Drive at Limestone Bay just beyond the village of Pohara which is about 10km East of Takaka. The crag is north-facing and a great cold weather ...Show more
Tour Aotearoa is a 300 km bike odyssey spanning the length of New Zealand. This two-volume set provides riders with step-by-step instructions, route maps, and insider tips on hoe to cycle from Cape Reinga down to Bluff.
Category: Cycling | Reading Level: near fine
In August 2015, Dunc Wilson became the first person to circumnavigate New Zealand on a bike. This 10,940 km journey followed one rule: cycle the closest available route to the coastline. The Big Loop candidly details Wilson's 240-day cycling adventure, through native bush, ragged coastlines, farm statio ...Show more
Enjoy the simple pleasure of a leisurely bike ride to a cafe, playground or picnic spot. These safe and easy cycle paths enable you to enjoy the outdoors at your own pace. 62 leisurely rides. Taffic free and safe. 1-3 hours riding time. Maps include bike hire, cafes and much more.
Discover everything you need to know about football with the 2020 edition of The Football Encyclopedia. Capturing the triumph and despair of key moments in world football, this book is packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skillful footballers - old and new - from Beckham to Messi, Pel&e ...Show more
A fascinating deep-dive into the development of the Silver Ferns traditions, the evolution of team culture and the nuts-and-bolts of leadership at an elite sporting level. The 12 legendary players and coaches interviewed including Lois Muir, Leigh Gibbs, Sandra Edge, Bernice Mene, Ruth Aitken and Casey ...Show more
An 'absolutely stunning surf book" by Dunedin based photographer and surfer Warren Hawke. Hawke has been involved with the New Zealand surfing scene for over 45 years, contributing to surfing magazines and organizing the surfing Nationals during that time. He is The South Island's most established and p ...Show more