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THE MAORI-POLYNESIAN DICTIONARY
Edward Tregear
ISBN9781877346095
$100.00

A monumental work of philology by a former secretary of the New Zealand Polynesian Society, with an introductory text, the dictionary, an index and unique manuscript notes by W.H. Sherwood Roberts. First published in 1891, this is a facsimile of that edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 675 pages. NEW


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MAORI PLACE-NAMES
Johannes Andersen
ISBN9781877151477
$90.00

An extensive introduction to the origins and meaning of Maori place-names, also personal names and names of colours, weapons and natural objects. First published by the Polynesian Society of New Zealand in 1942, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 492 pages. NEW


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THE MAORI Two Volumes
Elsdon Best
ISBN9781877346354 ISBN9781877346392
$120.00

Surveys Maori as seafarers, colonisers, traditional learning, whare wananga, cosmology, anthropogeny, myths, religion, magic, social customs, sickness, death, burial, arts, games, music, science, agriculture, architecture, fishing, woodcraft, textile arts, adornment. A New Zealand classic. First published in 1924, this is a facsimile reprint of that edition. Two volume set.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2011. Softbacks. Vol. I, 528 pages, Vol. II, 637 pages. NEW


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THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND MYTH
D R Simmons (Rawiri Te Puru Terehou)
ISBN9781877346026
$90.00

A study of the discovery and origin traditions of the Maori. Includes genealogies of the Canoes, extensive bibliography, tribal accounts of the arrival from Hawaiki etc.First published in 1976, this is a facsimile of the original edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback, 504 pages. NEW


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MAORI LIFE IN AOTEA
Johannes C. Andersen
ISBN9781877151484
$90.00

A scholarly attempt to describe the ancient Maori people in their every day life and customs, sayings, mana, legends and folk lore. First published in 1907 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 675 pages. NEW


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MAORI MUSIC
Johannes C. Andersen
ISBN9781877151804
$90.00

An introduction to Maori music based on research from the time of Cook's voyages. Also includes Maori dance and Polynesian Instruments. Originally published in 1934 as Volume 10 of the Memoirs of the Polynesian Society.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 483 pages. NEW


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THE MAORI TOHUNGA
Johannes C. Andersen
ISBN9781877346064
$60.00

"A fragment intended to increase the sympathetic interest in the belief and the philosophy of the Polynesians, an interest that has for some time been active." First published in 1948 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2005. Softback. 135 pages. NEW


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MAORI RELIGION
J.C. Andersen
ISBN9781877151880
$40.00

An excellent and engaging essay on religion by a noted scholar, first published in The Journal of the Polynesian Society in 1949.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 75 pages. NEW


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MAORI SUPERSTITIONS
John White
ISBN97818773460905
$30.00

Text of a lecture delivered by White to the Young Men's Christian Association at the Odfellows Hall, Auckland, 20th June, 1856. First published then, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 33page, with new index. NEW


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LEGENDS OF THE MAORI Volume I, Mythology, Folklore, Tradition and Poetry
Maui Pomare and James Cowan
ISBN9781877346422
$90.00

A comprehensive and authorititve collection of Maori folklore and tradition with artistic illustrations by Stuart Peterson. First published in 1930 without an index, this is a facsimile reprint of the original text with a substantial and completely new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2013. Softback. 446 pages, with index. NEW


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LEGENDS OF THE MAORI Volume II, Mythology, Folklore, Tradition and Poetry
Maui Pomare and James Cowan
ISBN9781927203002
$90.00

A comprehensive and authoritative collection of Maori folklore and tradition with artistic illustrations by Stuart Peterson. First published in 1930 without an index, this is a facsimile reprint of the original text with a substantial and completely new index. Includes folding genealogy chart of the principal families of Ngati Toa.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2014. Softback. 393 pages, with index. NEW


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FOLK-TALES OF THE MAORI
A.A. Grace
ISBN9781877346194
$70.00

An interesting collection of Maori folk tales handed down in the oral tradition and collected by Grace, with the help of Karepa te Whetu, around 1900. First published in 1907 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2008. Softback. 257 pages. NEW


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TAMIHANA The Kingmaker
L.S. Rickard
ISBN9780958339070
$60.00

A biography of the great Maori leader and statesman Wiremu Tamihana who played a crucial role in North Island politics during the period of turmoil in the 1850s and 1860s. First published in 1963, this is a facimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 200 pages. NEW


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TAINUI
Leslie G. Kelly
ISBN9781877151811
$90.00

'Preserves the essential wisdom of an ancient culture and the identity of a modern people.' The traditions and history of the people of the Waikato from the Tainui canoe to the King Movement. Contains many genealogical tables. First published bt the Polynesian Society in 1949, this is a facsimle reprint of the 1949 first edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 479 pages. NEW


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TAKITIMU
Taiki Hikawera Mitira (J.H. Mitchell)
ISBN9781877346361
$90.00

The migration of the Ngati Kahungunu people from Hawaiki to Aotearoa with a history of the New Zealand born ancestors. Includes genealogy tables. First published in 1943, this is a new facsimile edition, and for the first time there is a full index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2011. Softback. 400 pages with index. NEW


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EARLY LIFE IN NEW ZEALAND
George Clarke
ISBN9781877346248
$50.00

An account of the early life of the author in Keri Keri, Bay of Islands. Clarke spoke Maori and was present at the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi and later served the Crown as Protector of Aborigines. First published for private circulation in 1903, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2008. Softback. 120 pages. NEW


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MAORI WARS OF THE 19TH CENTURY
S. Percy Smith, F.R.G.S.
ISBN9781877151903
$90.00

A history of the struggle of the Northern against the Southern Maori Tribes prior to the Colonisation of New Zealand in 1840. This classic work was first published in 1904 this is a facsimle reprint of the second edition of 1910.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 490 pages. NEW


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THE RINGATU MOVEMENT
Irvine Roxburgh
ISBN9781877151163
$45.00

A study of the Ringatu faith that arose as a concequence of Maori contact and conflict with expansionist Europeans in colonial New Zealand. First published in 1998.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2010. Softback. 126 pages. NEW 


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THE STORY OF GATE PA
Captain Gilbert Mair NZC
ISBN9781877346309
$60.00

The story of the land wars battle at Gate Pa, supplimented by extracts from official records. First published in 1926, this further amplified and indexed edition is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2010. Softback. 133 pages. NEW


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SOLDIERING IN NEW ZEALAND
Major F.J. Gascoyne
ISBN9781927203156
$70.00

A lively account of the author's service in the colonial forces mainly against the Hau Hau on the east and west coasts, including the action at Ngatapa. Also service as Resident Magistrate in the Chatham Islands. With a 34 page appendix by Captain G.A. Preece describing the hunt for Te Kooti in the Urewera. The original 1916 edition was not indexed, this facsimile edition now includes a comprehensive and scholarly index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2016. Softback. 292 pages. NEW

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THE MAIR FAMILY
J.C. Andersen and G.C. Petersen
ISBN9781877151606
$80.00

The story of the pioneer Gilbert Mair who arrived in the Bay of Islands in 1824 and especially of his two sons Robert and William Gilbert who both saw service in the Waikato War and the subsequent hunt for Te Kooti in the Urewera. Includes details of post war negotiations with the Maori King. First published in 1956, this is a facsmile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 345 pages. NEW


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CAPTAIN MARION
Alexandre Dumas
ISBN9781877151255
$40.00

An account of the murder of French Pacific explorer Captain Marion de Fresne at the Bay of Islands in 1772, translated by A.W. Reed who was a Dumas scholar and collector of his books, now in the Auckland public library. First published in 1949, this is a facsmile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1998. Softback. 56 pages. NEW


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PICTURES OF OLD NEW ZEALAND
James Cowan
ISBN9781877151996
$70.00

A descriptive catalogue of the Partridge Collection of Maori Paintings by Gottfried Lindauer, together with a biography of the artist. Illustrated.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 228 pages. NEW


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FROM TASMAN TO MARSDEN
Robert McNab
ISBN9780958339090
$40.00

A history of northern New Zealand from 1642 to 1818 by a well known Southland historian. Tasman and Cook, French explorers, burning of the Boyd, timber and whaling trades. First published in 1914, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 236 pages. NEW


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THE WHALING TRADE IN OLD NEW ZEALAND
L.S. Ricard
ISBN9780958339066
$50.00

The story of the rise and fall of the old whaling trade around the coasts of early New Zealand, gathered from fragmented sources. First published in 1965, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 163 pages. NEW


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A HISTORY OF GOLD-MINING IN NEW ZEALAND
J.H.M. Salmon
ISBN9781877151026
$60.00

Professor Salmon's definitive text, includes goldmining in the Coromandel, Collingwood, Buller, Otago, Dunstan, Wakatipu, Taieri, Wakamarina and the West Coast, Waihi and Thames. This is a facsimile edition, (originally published by the Government Printer, 1963).

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 315 pages. NEW


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GOLD-MINES OF THE HAURAKI DISTRICT
J.F. Downey
ISBN9781877151750
$70.00

A comprehensive and well written description and history of the gold mines of the Hauraki District, Auckland Province, New Zealand, illustrated with maps, sections and diagrams. First published in 1935, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 305 pages. NEW


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THE THAMES GOLDFIELDS Diamond Jubilee 1867-1927
Fred W. Weston
ISBN9781877346552
$60.00

A history of the Thames goldfields from pre-proclamation times to 1927, gathered from authentic documents and living witnesses by the author. Contains local buisness advertising. First published 1927, this is a facsimle reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 293 pages, with index. NEW


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THAMES GOLD FIELDS MINER'S GUIDE
Edward Clarke
ISBN9781877346231
$50.00

A contemporary directory and guide to the mines, miners and town of Thames with advertisements and folding map to rear. A very interesting publication. First  published in 1868, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2008. Softback. 146 pages. NEW


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THE AMAZING THAMES
John Grainger
ISBN9781877346071
$60.00

Describes Messrs Hunt, Cobley, White and Clarkson, original holders of the Shotover Claim, the gold mining rush, Grahamstown, theatres, schools, newspapers, hotels, barmaids and doctors. First published in 1951, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2005. Softback. 153 pages, with index. NEW


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EARLY DAYS IN FRANKLIN
Nona Morris
ISBN9781877151335
$50.00

The illustrated centennial history published by Franklin county and Pukekohe, Tuakau and Waiuku borough councils. First published in 1965 this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 207 pages. NEW


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THE PENROSE FARM STORY
G.G.M. Mitchell
ISBN1877151653
$40.00

History of the farm near Mt. Smart in the Auckland district, first taken up by the Williams family and now sub divided. First published in 1959, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 163 pages, with index. NEW


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BUSH, PEOPLE AND PASTURE The Story of Waitotara, 1884-1984
E. Feist and H.F. Richardson
ISBN9781877151262
$60.00

Describes the characteristic features of the county and the development of various settlements as well as local farms and farming. A rich source of local history and genealogical information. Illustrations. First published in 1983, this is a facsmile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1998. Softback. 420 pages. NEW


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THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENT OF THE WAITOTARA VALLEY, 1890-1930
Laraine Sole
ISBN1877151408
$50.00

A well researched history of the pioneer families of the Waitotara valley in Taranaki and of the community they built there. Contains much of genealogical interest. Illustrated. First published by the author in 1986, this is a facsimle reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 208 pages, with index. NEW


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TALES OF THE RANGITIKEI
Paul Melody
C ISBN1877151351
$50.00

People and personalities who helped to shape the district are explored in this history which revives many little known stories of their achievements. With many interesting photographs.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 160 pages. NEW


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EARLY RANGITIKEI
James G. Wilson
ISBN9781877346538
$70.00

A few notes on the settlement of the Rangitikei River by Maori of different tribes and a short history of the purchase and colonisation of land between the Turakina and Oroua rivers. First published in 1914 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 284 pages. NEW


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EARLY HISTORY OF THE WAIRARAPA
Charles Bannister
ISBN9781877151446
$60.00

The centennial history of Masterton and the Wairarapa written by a grandson of the settlement founder Joseph Masters. Illustrated. First published in 1940, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 166 pages, with INDEX. NEW


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TALES OF EARLY TAUPO
H.M. Fletcher
ISBN9781877346255
$50.00

An illustrated history starting with some Maori legends and history and leading up to the arrival of the Armed Constabulary, early settlers and the subsequent birth of the town.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2009. Softback. 143 pages. NEW


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PIONEERING THE PUMICE
E.E. Vale
ISBN1877346136
$70.00

A history of "Broadlands" and the beginnings of things in the Pumice Area in the Rotorua-Taupo area of the North Island Bay of Plenty. First published in 1939, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2007. Softback. 313 pages. NEW


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THEY CALLED IT MARTON
Paul Melody
ISBN9781877151361
$70.00

A comprehensive and illustrated centennial history of the district and borough of Marton in the Rangitikei. First published in 1979, this is a facsimile reprint edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 388 pages. NEW


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THE CLEARING. A HISTORY OF OPUNAKE
Kate Mickelson
ISBN9781877151422
$70.00

A comprehensive and illustrated history of the Forest Rangers redout at Opunake and the post land war European settlement and development of the town and district. Includes much of local genealogical interest. First published in 1989, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 148 pages. NEW


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EARLY MISSIONARY WORK IN WHANGANUI
Chapple and Barton
ISBN9781877346378
$50.00

The work of Rev. Richard Taylor of the Church Missionay Society and the establishment of the Maori church at Putiki. First published in 1930, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2011. Softback. 125 pages., with new index. NEW



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CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF HAWERA AND THE WAIMATE PLAINS
C.J. Roberts
ISBN1877151505
$80.00

A thorough and comprehensive illustrated survey of the history of the area as a memorial to the pioneer settlers and published at the time of the New Zealand Centennial in 1940. This is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 422 pages, with new index. NEW


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EARLY TIDE TO WAKAPUAKA
P.V. and N.L. Wastney
ISBN9781877346200
$50.00

Illustrated history of the Nelson district of Wakapuake and of the pioneer settlers from 1842 onwards. Great source of genealogical and family history information. With index. First published in 1977, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2008. Softback. 111 pages. NEW


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IN THE HILLS OF THE WAIMARINO
Elizabeth C. Allen
ISBN9781877346408
$50.00

The illustrated history of the central North Island hill district to the east of Wanganui, including the towns of Raetihi and Ohakuni. First published in 1984, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 229 pages. NEW


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TALES OF A PIONEER
Alfred Saunders
ISBN9781877151874
$60.00

Episodes in the life of livestock breeder and politician Alfred Saunders selected and arranged by his two youngest daughters, firstly in Nelson and later in Canterbury. First published in 1927, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 236 pages, with index. NEW


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OLD TASMAN BAY
J.D. Peart
ISBN9781877151319
$70.00

A story of the early Maori of the Nelson District, and its association with Europeans prior to 1842, supplemented with a list of Maori place names. First published in 1937 this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1998. Softback. 143 pages. NEW


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BEYOND THE MARBLE MOUNTAIN
J. Halket Millar
ISBN9781877151958
$60.00

Selected from the 'Nelson Evening Mail' this is a series of interesting articles on the history of the region mostly Golden Bay. First published in 1948, this is a facsimile reprint, with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 162 pages, with new index. NEW


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THE COBB A History of Cobb River Hydro-Electric Power Scheme
A.K. Blair
ISBN0477016995
$60.00

A complete history of the Cobb River power scheme in the high and remote Nelson back country. From the start in 1933 it took 22 years to fully complete and involved a number of engineering firsts. First published in 1994 this is a facsimile reprint of the third edition. 

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1998. Softback. 496 pages. NEW


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THE AWATERE, A DISTRICT AND ITS PEOPLE
A.L. Kennington
ISBN9781877346170
$70.00

A very good local history of the Awatere County district, Marlborough. Chapters on Maori, Awatere sheep runs, pioneer settlements, roads and rail and industries and commerce. Illustrations and maps. First published in 1978 this is a facimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2007. Softback. 238 pages. NEW


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CANVAS & GOLD
Norman H. Brayshaw
ISBN9781877151088
$60.00

A detailed and well researched history of the 1860s rush to the Wakamarina Goldfields and the subsequent development of Lower Pelorus Valley, Marlborough by a well respected local historian. Illustrations.

Cadsonbury Publication, Christchurch, 1997. Softback. 253 pages. NEW


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KEI PUTA TE WAIRAU A History of Marlborough in Maori Times
W.J. Elvy
ISBN9781877151071
$60.00

An authoritative account of Maori life relating particularly to the lower reaches of the Wairau Valley and to the Sounds from Cloudy Bay across to Havelock. First published in 1957, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1997. Softback. 120 pages. NEW


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GREAT EXPECTATIONS The Colonisation of Buller
Carolyn Hawes
ISBN1877151742
$60.00

A good modern general history of the Buller District and of its colonisation by Europeans. Covers the gold rush era and its later phases as well as coal and coal mining. A chapter is devoted to each of the larger settlement and there are numerous interesting illustrations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 224 pages. NEW


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QUARTZ REEFS OF THE WEST COAST MINING DISTRICT NEW ZEALAND
J.F Downey
ISBN9781877151910
$60.00

A very comprehensive and detailed description of the hard rock mines in the Wesr Coast districts of Marlborough, Nelson and Westland, including maps and plans, written by an Inspector of Mines. First published in 1928, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 143 pages. NEW


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MY DEAR BANNIE Gerhard Mueller's Letters from the West Coast
Gerhard Mueller
ISBN9781877346477
$60.00

Gerhard Mueller surveyed the West Coast during the gold rush and his letters to his wife in Invercargill written between 1865 and 1866 provide a glimpse into the isolation of the West Coast and the chaos of frontier society. First published in 1958, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 237 pages. NEW


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WESTLAND'S GOLDEN SIXTES
J. Halket Millar
ISBN1877151980
$60.00

A well illustrated history of the great days of the Westland gold rushes, the people and the gold fields that developed from the Lyell in the north to Okarito in the south. First published in 1954, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 223 pages. NEW


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TALES OF THE GOLDEN WEST
W.H.S. Hindmarsh
ISBN9781877346330
$60.00

Reminiscences of Westland from its settlement by gold-seekers and traders. These tales first appeared in the columns of the Grey River Argus. First published in book form in 1906, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2010. Softback. 225 pages. NEW


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YESTERDAY'S IN GOLDEN BULLER
Ella Mathews
ISBN9781877151453
$70.00

The most comprehensive book yet written on the European history of the Buller with much original material collected by the author who resided in the district all her life. Very well illustrated. First published in 1957, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1999. Softback. 216 pages. NEW


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CHARLESTON Its Rise and Decline
Irwin Faris
ISBN9781877346224
$80.00

Famous for its dozens of hotels, one for every 150 people, and its Casino girls, Charleston was New Zealand's classic gold mining town. Springing from nowhere in 1866, Charleston grew into a bustling prosperous centre and just as soon collapsed when the gold was gone. First published in 1941, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2007. Softback. 250 pages. NEW


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WESTPORT, STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL
Bruce Macdonald
ISBN9781877151514
$60.00

The illustrated centennial memorial of the history of the Borough of Westport from its founding in the wake of the first gold rushes. First published in 1973 this is a facimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback, A4 size. 80 pages. NEW


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GOLD DAYS OF NELSON CREEK
Peaches Eaton
ISBN97818773466262
$60.00

Describes the history of gold mining at Nelson Creek in Westland, the origins and fate of a once bustling gold rush town. Illustrated. First published in a limited edition in 1976 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2009. Softback. 99 pages, illustrated. NEW


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WAIUTA GHOSTS
Ed. C. Chandler
ISBN9781877346033
$60.00

The story of quartz mines and mining in the West Coast township of Waiuta by a long time resident. A story of drinking, gambling, fighting, loving above ground and slogging, swearing and sweating below. Illustrated. First published in 1962, this is a facsimle reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 166 pages, with index. NEW


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THE HILL The Story of Denniston
Cecilia Adams
ISBN9781877346057
$60.00

Despite its drawbacks of isolation, inclement weather and barrenness, the author doubts if any other New Zealand town of like size had even a fraction of the varied interests which the hill had to offer. Here in a little world apart, was an existance geared to the winning of coal. The author lived at Denniston for twenty years and these memories have inspired recent successful fiction. First published in 1971, this is a facsmile reprint with an index for the first time.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 168 pages, with index. NEW


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JACKSONS BAY A Centennial History
Irvine Roxburgh
ISBN9781927203132
$70.00

History of the wholly unsuccessful attempt by the New Zealand Government to plant a settlement in remote Jacksons Bay, South Westland. A tale of endeavour, misery, hardship, suffering and ultimate ruin, a tribute to pioneer settlers. First published in 1976 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1997. Softback. 198 pages. NEW


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JOURNAL OF THE BISHOP'S VISITATION TOUR 1848
Bishop Selwyn
ISBN9780473229184
$50.00

Journal of The Bishop's Tour through his Diocese, including a visit Bishop Selwyn made to the Chatham Islands in the year 1848. First published in 1849 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 134 pages. NEW


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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS EXPERIENCE IN NEW ZEALAND AND THE CHATHAM ISLANDS
Frederick Hunt and P C Anderson
ISBN9781927203033
$50.00
Two early accounts of the Chatham Islands from 1866 and 1882. Facsimiles of the original editions. Hunt arrived at Port Nicholson in 1840 and spent time at Otaki, and as a Pakeha-Maori with Te Rauparaha. Later in 1840 he resided in the Chathams, and visited Pitt Island. Includes also The Chatham Islands by the Rev. P C Anderson, a record of three months on the Islands in 1882.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2015. Softback. 64 & 34 pages, with folding map. NEW

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DIARY OF E.R. CHUDLEIGH 1841-1920. Settler in New Zealand
E.C.Richards, editor
ISBN9781877151965
$90.00

A classic account of nineteenth century life in the Chatham Islands. This book also describes farming and station life at Castle Hill, Canterbury in the early 1860s. First published in 1950, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 474 pages. NEW


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KAIKOURA. A History of the District
J.M. Sherrard
ISBN9781877151279
$80.00

A comprehensive history of Kaikoura from the days of Te Rauparaha, whalers, farmers, pioneers, timber millers and fellers to the growth of roads, shipping and coach services. A good source for social and family historians alike. First published in 1966, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 373 pages. NEW


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KAIKOURA COAST Maori History, Traditions and Place Names
W.J. Elvy
ISBN9781877151002
$60.00

An important record of local Maori history that is as interesting, exciting and adventurous as can be found in any part of New Zealand. Illustrations. First published in 1948, this is a facsmile edition with a completely new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 135 pages. NEW

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HURUNUI SOURCE TO SEA
Shona McRae
ISBN1877151688
$40.00

Recollections and observations on the North Canterbury Hurunui River, history, landscape and natural history, by a long time resident and local author. Illustrated. First published in 1993, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 134 pages. NEW


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BEYOND THE WAIMAKARIRI
D.N. Hawkins
ISBN9781877151668
$80.00

An account of the settlers in the area between the Waimakariri and Waipara rivers, North Canterbury. Full of photographs, this is an engaging and very readable account. First published in 1957, this edition is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 465 pages. NEW


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OLD KAIAPOI
Charles Brockelbank
ISBN9781877346323
$50.00

A collection of memoirs of the earliest days and people in the North Canterbury river town. Illustrations. First published in 1941, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2010. Softback. 130 pages. NEW


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THE MAORIS OF THE SOUTH ISLAND
T.A. Pybus
ISBN9781877151712
$50.00

The history, lore and traditions of southern Maori from the beginning, and an account of the successive waves of migration and conquest, culminating with the earliest days of contact with Europeans. First published in 1954, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 70 pages, with index. NEW


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MAORI AND MISSIONARY
T.A. Pybus
ISBN9781877151705
$60.00

The fruit of years of research by the author who traced the development of early Christian missions to the Maori of the South Island and the impact it had on early New Zealand society. First published in 1954, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 187 pages. NEW


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MORIORI The Morioris of the South Island
Herries Beattie
ISBN9780473019945
$60.00

A history of the earliest inhabitants of the east and south of the South Island by one of the most interesting of historians. The title is somewhat dated, Moriori is the name now reserved for the original inhabitants of the Chatham Islands, but in Beattie's day it was commonly used as the name of the first people in Te Wai Pounamu. First published in 1941, this is a facsimile edition with a new index of Maori words.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1993. Softback. 73 pages, with a new index of Maori words. NEW


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OUR SOUTHERNMOST MAORIS
Herries Beattie
ISBN9780473025182
$60.00

History and traditions of the Maori of the South Island gathered from numerous interviews with elderly Maori in the Otago and Southland region. First published in 1954, this is a facsimile reprint with an extensive 140 page index, new to this edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1994. Softback. 303 pages, with new index. NEW


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FOLKLORE AND FAIRY TALES OF THE CANTERBURY MAORIS
Told by Taare te Maiharoa to Maud Goodenough Hayter (Mrs. T. Moses) edited by Herries Beattie
ISBN9781877151580
$40.00

Ngai Tahu folklore taken from interviews with Taare te Maiharoa, who was born about 1850. Legends of the Mackenzie Country, Otago and South Canterbury. Facsimile of the 1957 edition, with an index new to this edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2017. Softback. 38 pages. NEW


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MAORI FOLK-TALES OF THE PORT HILLS, Canterbury, New Zealand
James Cowan
ISBN9780958339032
$50.00

Ngai Tahu stories and legends collected, in the main, from Hone Taare Tikao of Rapaki. A facsimile of the 1923 edition, with a new index by Robin Mitchell.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2016. Softback. 109 pages. NEW


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TIKAO TALKS
Told to Herries Beattie
ISBN9781877346040
$60.00

Contains many traditions and beliefs never before recorded. As an old man Teone Taare Tikao passed on to the author, knowledge which he had gained as a young man from the old people. First published in 1939 and again in 1990, this is a facsimile of the first edition with an index added.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2013. Softback. 178 pages, with new index. NEW


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MAORI PLACE-NAMES OF CANTERBURY
Herries Beattie
ISBN9780958339049
$60.00

A comprehensive collection that includes over one thousand hitherto unpublished names collected from Maori sources. First published in 1945, this is a facsimile reprint with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1995. Softback. 177 pages. NEW


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PLACE-NAMES OF BANKS PENINSULA
Johanes C. Andersen
ISBN1877151777
$70.00

A classic Canterbury book by a scholarly and learned local historian, this book is a 'topographical history' and details the origins of hundreds of place-names. First published in 1927, this is a facsimile reprint with a completely new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 332 pages, new index. NEW


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PIONEERS OF CANTERBURY DEANS LETTERS 1840-1854
John Deans
ISBN9781927203231
$70.00

The letters here passed between members of the family in New Zealand and their relatives in Scotland and cover the period 1840-1865. An outstanding picture of life in early Canterbury. First published in 1937, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2014. Softback. 311 pages. NEW

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LETTERS TO MY GRANDCHILDREN
Jane Deans
ISBN9780958339025
$50.00

These letters describe everyday conditions during the earliest days of European settlement in Canterbury, a unique insight into settler life. This new edition includes an index for the first time.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1995. Softback. 126 pages, with index. NEW


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CHRISTCHURCH & LYTTELTON DIRECTORY 1864
Doyle Bros. & Jackson
ISBN9780473241049
$70.00

The first ever published directory for Lyttelton and Christchurch. Includes the official directory, complete lists of all residents, trades and occupations and a very interesting street by street description of the commercial centre of the city. Also two maps and 76 pages of local advertising, customs dues and mail dispatch and arrival table. Of great interest to genealogists, a unique publication. First published in 1864, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2013. Softback. 160 pages. NEW


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THE CLIPPER SHIP CRUSADER
Various authors
ISBN9781877151675
$50.00

Between 1871 and 1897 the clipper ship Crusader made 28 voyages from Britain to New Zealand carrying thousands of immigrants. The book is a collection of articles by the association of former passengers. First published in 1928 this is a facimile copy of that edition with an index added.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 163 pages, with index. NEW


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REMINISCENCES OF ARTHUR DUDLEY DOBSON 1841-1930
Arthur Dobson
ISBN9781877346415
$60.00

An account of the life and labours of Dobson, pioneer explorer and engineer best known for Arthur's pass, now the main line of communication through the Southern Alps. First published in 1930, this is a facsimle reprint of the second edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 220 pages. NEW


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SUMNER
J.F. Menzies
ISBN1877151564
$40.00

A history of Sumner from its earliest beginnings, written by the town clerk and published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the forming of the town as a borough. A detailed local history with illustrations. First published in 1941, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 48 pages. NEW


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TRADITIONS AND LEGENDS OF THE SOUTH ISLAND MAORI
Herries Beattie
ISBN9781877151927
$60.00

Originally published in the Journal of the Polynesian Society between 1915 and 1922, these stories were collected by the author from Maori of Murihiku (Southland). Full index included.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004. Softback. 278 pages. NEW


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SUMNER TO FERRYMEAD A Christchurch History
Walter de Thier
ISBN1877151041
$70.00

Describes the seaside hill suburbs between Sumner Bay and the Heathcote Valley, Sumner, Clifton to McCormack's Bay, Mount Pleasant, St Andrew's Hill, Ferrymead and Heathcote. Social history about local railways, ferries, schools, churches, cafes, clubs and personalities that gave these suburbs their unique identity. Also a family history reference. First published in 1976, this is a facsimile edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1996. Softback. 215 pages. NEW


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THE GLENS OF TEKOA
Shona McRae
ISBN1877151629
$40.00

The story of the Amuri high country station owned by the same family for 100 years. First published by the author in 1968 this is a facsimile reprint edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 138 pages. NEW


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OXFORD, THE FIRST 100 YEARS
O.A. Gillespie
ISBN9781877151729
$70.00

A history of Oxford with the place names and people associated with them detailed, and the once magnificient forests described with excellent notes on the wildlife found there. First published in 1954, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 291 pages. NEW


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THE STORY OF OXFORD 1852-1932
Lancelot Watson
ISBN9781877151972
$50.00

An illustrated history of Oxford and district that was written for the Diamond Jubilee of the Oxford schools by a local resident and school teacher. First published in 1932, this is a facsimile reprint edition with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 140 pages. NEW


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TWO VISIONS FULFILLED. THE STORY OF ROLLESTON
David Palmer
ISBN1877151734
$40.00

An account of the railway town and farming district of Rolleston, Canterbury from 1866 to 1988 with the author's update to 2002. Illustrations. First published by the author in 1988, this is a reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2002. Softback. 120 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAORI PLACE-NAMES OF OTAGO
Herries Beattie
ISBN1877151599
$40.00

The Maori place names and associated history of Otago, as told to Beattie by the Maoris. Facsimile of the original 1944 edition, with a new index for this Second Edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2001. Softback. 157 pages. NEW


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MAORI LORE OF LAKE, ALP AND FIORD
Herries Beattie
ISBN9780958339018
$60.00

"Folk lore, fairy tales, Traditions and Place Names of the Scenic Wonderland of the South Island." First published in 1945, this is a facsimile edition with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1994. Softback. 168 pages, with index. NEW


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EUROPEAN PLACE-NAMES IN SOUTHERN NEW ZEALAND
James Herries Beattie
ISBN1877151572
$40.00

An essay read before the Gore Literary and Debating Society on May 6, 1912. With additional district nomenclature. Otago places as named by the settlers. Facsimile of the Mataura Ensign booklet, with a new index for this edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 47 pages. NEW


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GREENDALE CENTENNIAL STORY 1865-1972
M.E. Adams
ISBN9781877346491
$60.00

An illustrated centennial history of the area in the  old Malvern County of South Canterbury Selwyn district. Of interest to family historians, including much about the school. First published in 1972, this is a facsimle reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2012. Softback. 120 pages. NEW


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THE FIRST WHITE BOY BORN IN OTAGO
J Herries Beattie with index by R C Mitchell
ISBN9781877151118
$60.00

The Story of Thomas Baker Kennard, born May 6, 1841 at Tumai near Waikouaiti. Beattie writes of Kennard's memories of the early days with the Maori, and white settlement and the Gold Rushes. First published by Reed in 1939, this is a facsimile with a new index by Mitchell.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1998. Softback. 243 pages. NEW


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FAITH AND TOIL The Story of Tokomairiro
D.J. Sumpter and J.J. Lewis
ISBN9781877346101
$60.00

An illustrated history of the Otago industrial town of Milton and district of Tokomairiro. One of the Otago Centennial Historical Committee publications. First published in 1949 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2005. Softback. 211 pages. NEW


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WANAKA STORY
Irvine Roxburgh
ISBN1877346217
$70.00

A very detailed and illustrated history of the Wanaka, Hawea, Tarras, and surrounding districts. First published in 1957, this is a facsimile reprint edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2007. Softback. 272 pages. NEW


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SHEEP MAY SAFELY GRAZE Morven Hills and Tarras
Geoffrey P. Duff
ISBN9781877151217
$60.00

The story of the Morven Hills Station and the Tarras district, the Bendigo goldfield, local agricultural and pastoral development and the establisment and growth of the various services associated with it. Illustrated. First published in 1978 this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1998. Softback. 195 pages. NEW


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THE RIVERSDALIANS
Stanley Slocombe
ISBN1877151416
$50.00

A comprehensive local history of the Southland town and district of Riversdale on the Waimea plain, north west of Gore. First published in 1971, this is a facsimle reprint edition with a new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 240 pages, with a new index. NEW


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HISTORICAL RECORDS OF NEW ZEALAND SOUTH PRIOR TO 1840
Robert Carrick
ISBN9782877346004
$60.00

A facinating collection of historical material relating to the earliest period of southern sealing and whaling and interation between southern Maori and European in Foveaux Strait. First published in 1903, this is a facimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2005. Softback. 206 pages. NEW


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WAIKAKA SAGA
Allister Evans
ISBN9781877346286
$80.00

The first authentic and complete account of the Waikaka gold field in Southland. On no other field were such an extensive array of mining methods used. Very interesting work. First published in 1962, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2009. Softback. 304 pages. NEW


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THE STEWART ISLANDERS
Olga Sanson
ISBN1877151521
$60.00

An illustrated history of the islands from the time of European (Pakeha) settlement, particularly Half Moon Bay, Horse Shoe Bay, Mason Bay and the Norweigian whaling station. First published in 1970, this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2000. Softback. 249 pages. NEW


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IN THE GRIP OF AN ISLAND Early Stewart Island History
Olga Sansom
ISBN9781877346149
$60.00

The story of some of the early settlers on the island who lived in small communities away from the main settlement, fishing or sawmilling the bush, relying on the sea for all communication. Illustrated with historic photographs. FACSIMILE of 1982 edition.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2006. Softback. 171 pages. NEW


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CHRONICLES OF THE N.Z.E.F., 1916-1919. TWO VOLUMES
Clutha Mackenzie, editor
ISBN978927203422
$500.00

A record of matters concerning the members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and a gazette of patriotic effort. Contains reports of military action, news of casulties and prisoners of war, hospital reports, photographs, illustrations, cartoons and much other interesting material. First published in London in five volumes this is a facsimile reprint of every issue bound as two volumes. Vol. I, Aug. 30, 1916 to Jan. 30, 1918, Vol. II, Feb. 13, 1918 to Jan. 19, 1919. This large heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2014. Hardbacks, gilt embosed boards, no dust jackets. Vol. I, 876 pages, Vol. II, 608 pages. NEW

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CHRONICLES OF THE N.Z.E.F., 1916-1919. TWO VOLUMES
Clutha Mackenzie, editor
ISBN9781927203422
$300.00

A record of matters concerning the members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and a gazette of patriotic effort. Contains reports of military action, news of casulties and prisoners of war, hospital reports, illustrations, cartoons and much other interesting material. First published in London in five volumes this is a facsimile reprint of every issue bound as two volumes. Vol. I, Aug. 30, 1916 to Jan. 30, 1918, Vol. II, Feb. 13, 1918 to Jan. 19, 1919. This heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2014. Softbacks. Vol. I, 876 pages, Vol. II, 608 pages. NEW

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THE KIA ORA COO-EE and THE KIA ORA COO-EE NEWS
F. Reid A.I.F., editor
ISBN9781927203491
$250.00

The Official Magazine, together with the Official Bulletin, of the Australian and New Zealand Forces in Egypt, Palestine, Salonica and Mesopotamia. Contains reports of military action, news of awards, casualties and prisoners of war, illustrations, cartoons and much other interesting material. First published in Cairo this is a facsimile reprint of every issue of the magazine and the bulletin bound together. Magazine, Mar. 15 to Dec. 15, 1918, Bulletin, Aug. 6 to Dec. 24, 1918. This heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2015. Hardback, no dust jacket. 474 pages. NEW


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THE KIA ORA COO-EE and THE KIA ORA COO-EE NEWS
F. Reid A.I.F., editor
ISBN9781927203507
$150.00

The Official Magazine, together with the Official Bulletin, of the Australian and New Zealand Forces in Egypt, Palestine, Salonica and Mesopotamia. Contains reports of military action, news of awards, casulties and prisoners of war, illustrations, cartoons and much other interesting material. First published in Cairo this is a facsimile reprint of every issue of the magazine and the bulletin bound together. Magazine, Mar. 15 to Dec. 15, 1918, Bulletin, Aug. 6 to Dec. 24, 1918. This heavy book will incur additional postage costs to overseas destinations.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2015. Softback. 474 pages. NEW


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A NEW ZEALANDER'S DIARY
Percy Williams
ISBN1877151033
$60.00

The diary of a soldier of the 1st Canterbury Battalion who was at the Gallipoli landing and later saw service in France before being killed in 1917. Illustrated with the author's drawings. First published in an edition of 10 copies for the immediate family this is a facsimile reprint.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 1998. Softback. 272 pages. SECONDHAND

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ARMY DAYS
Geoffrey Duff
ISBN1877151947
$60.00

The author's selection from his diary whilst serving with the NZ army in WWII. Proceeds from cadet training, the Home Guard, Egypt, fighting in Italy, Monte Cassino and Trieste. Many photographs.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2003. Softback. 215 pages. NEW


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THE KEA: A NEW ZEALAND PROBLEM
G.R. Marriner
ISBN9781927203088
$60.00

A full description of this very interesting bird, its habitat and ways, together with a discussion of the theories advanced to explain its sheep killing propensities. First published in 1908, this is a facsimile reprint with a completely new index.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2014. Softback. 156 pages, with new index. NEW


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RICHARD HENRY OF RESOLUTION ISLAND
Susanne and John Hill
ISBN9781927203354
$75.00

A full biography of Richard Henry, first champion and founding father of conservation in New Zealand, who worked alone in Dusky Sound in the 1890s, with Kiwi, Kakapo and other rare birds. Fully illustrated with drawings, maps and photographs. This is a facsimile edition of this classic NZ natural history book with a new preface and a new epilogue that brings the story of the Kakapo recovery programme up to date. The colour plates that were laterally reversed in the first edition have been corrected.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2015. Softback. 364 pages. NEW

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READING & WRITING ACCESSORIES
Ian Spellerberg
ISBN9781927203569
$65.00

The first book ever to explore the history of and design of paper knives, paper folders, letter openers and page turners. Numerous illustrations of the amazing variety of these once common tools.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2015. Softback. 120 pages. NEW

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MATCH HOLDERS
Edited and Illustrated by Ian Spellerberg
ISBN9781927203583
$65.00

First-hand account of tinderboxes, matches, spills, vesta cases, match strikers and permanent matches. The history and development of personal fire-lighters with many examples shown in colour photographs.

Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2016. Softback. 126 pages. NEW