An introduction to spa-treatments followed by a study of the Health Resorts of New Zealand. Rotorua, Hanmer, Te Aroha and other minor spas. Spine is sun-faded with some rubbing wear to the joints.
Government Printer, Wellington, 1914. Hardback with no dust jacket. 155 pages. SECONDHAND
Details New Zealand's worst ever public health crisis in which over 8,500 people died in just six weeks. Nearly a quarter of the victims were Maori who died at seven times the death rate of European New Zealanders. First published in 1988, this revised edition has three new chapters.
Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2005. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 327 pages. SECONDHAND
A biography of Sir Brian Barratt-Boyes, a heart surgeon with experience at the Mayo Clinic. Sir Brian was involved with Green Lane Hospital cardiac unit.
Reed Methuen Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1987. Hardback with dust jacket. 215 pages. SECONDHAND
An historical account of the Order of St John and its progress in New Zealand. First published in 1977 this is a revised edition, much of the material published earlier is not included here. Signed by the author.
Millwood Press, Wellington, 1985. Hardback with dust jacket. 140 pages. SECONDHAND
A history of St John including it's constitutional framework, notable members, humanitarian services etc. Lists of Officers and awards etc.
The Priory in New Zealand of the Order of St John, Wellington, 1977. Hardback with dust jacket. 152 pages. SECONDHAND
In 1963 Michael Shackleton led a surgical team in Vietnam to provide health care for civilians and war casualties. His family accompanied him. The unit he established continued work until 1974. THIS COPY has a presentation inscription from the author.
University of Otago Press, Dunedin, 2004. Softback. 159 pages. SECONDHAND
Accounts from diaries, letters and memoirs of the experience and realities of giving birth on the frontier and in colonial New Zealand for both Maori and Pakeha women.
Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2012. Softback. 312 pages. SECONDHAND
The centennial history of the Plunket society, dedicated to child health and child health care. A community owned and community driven organisation. Well illustrated.
Random House NZ, Auckland, 2007. Softback. 224 pages. SECONDHAND
A comprehensive history of Plunket in the context of its complex relations with the Government and changing views on infant health and the growth of paediatrics.
Auckland University Press, 2003. Softback. 352 pages. SECONDHAND
Various essays that address gender through the history of work, education, consumption, leasure, poverty, mobility and transport, health, and religion in a typical part of the Western world.
Auckland University Press, 2003. Softback. 434 pages. SECONDHAND
The story of the life and work of Nurse Maude, O.B.E., her social work with women and children and the development of the organisation. Includes Tuberculosis camps and influenza epidemic.
Nurse Maude District Nursing Association, Christchurch, 1950. Hardback with dust jacket. 170 pages. SECONDHAND
Illustrated history of the Nurse Maude District Nursing Association and its tireless efforts to advance the practice and training of nurses.
Nurse Maude Foundation, Christchurch, 1996. Hardback, no dust jacket as issued. 166 pages. SECONDHAND
Stories of Occupational Therapy in New Zealand 1940-1972. Starting as therapy for disabled servicemen, the organisation continued to provide support and rehabilitation where needed.
The Legacy of Occupation Research Group, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 302 pages. SECONDHAND
Sir Jack Hunn was one of New Zealand's most distinguished public servants who had a varied and challenging career but received greatest acclaim for the Hunn Report that promoted the moral and legal rights of Maori. This copy signed by the author.
Dunmore Press Ltd., Palmerston North, 1982. Hardback with dust jacket. 237 pages. SECONDHAND
Offers a delightfully fresh analysis of the combination of Christian and non-religious strands in New Zealand social life. It reveals the astonishing doctoring of drugs, from morphine to tea, by capitalist and quack alike, and it gives us throughout a provocative insight into the sexual and drug taking practices that many might prefer to ignore. on.
A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. 303 pages. SECONDHAND
A now classic psychological and sociological study of the youth culture of the day characterised by groups known as 'Bodgies' and 'Widgies'. Illustrated with fine line drawings by Dennis Turner.
A.H. and A.W. Reed, Wellington, 1958. Stiff Card Covers. 96 pages. SECONDHAND
Biography of this important facial reconstruction and dental surgeon, who worked with war casualties at Sidcup Hospital during the First World War, and founding director of the Otago Dental School.
Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2007. Hardback with dust jacket. 271 pages. SECONDHAND
Founded in 1949 by 22 families with disabled children, the Intellectually Handicapped Childrens Society rapidly increased in size and influence. Instrumental in changing perceptions and prospects for disabled people.
IHC New Zealand Inc., Wellington, 1999. Softback. 134 pages. SECONDHAND
A history of the Steiner based residential care for the intellectually disabled. based on anthroposophical teachings of Curative Education through Social Pedagogy.
Hohepa Homes Trust Board, Napier, 1996. Softback. 200 pages. SECONDHAND
The centennial history of the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, 1890-1990. Illustrated.
Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind, Auckland, 1992. Softback. 164 pages. SECONDHAND
The extraordinary story of the Presbyterian missionary who spent over 40 years in pre and post revolutionary China and the war years in the Stanley Internment camp in Hong Kong.
Shoal Bay Press, Christchurch, 1994. Hardback with dust jacket. 108 pages. SECONDHAND
A social history of keeping pets from earliest Maori times to the present. New Zealand has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, this book explores how and why.
Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2013. Softback. 291 pages. SECONDHAND
Fifty years of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. A history of the people and places associated with the department.
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Wellington, 1976. Hardback with dust jacket. 220 pages. SECONDHAND
Bound annual volumes (February to November) of the New Zealand School Journal, published by the New Zealand Education Board, Government Printer, as teaching aides in the classroom. Bound in cloth close to the time of issue with book cloth and decorative endpapers. Some volumes show some wear or marking to the cloth, frayed corners etc. others are tidy. Years available are 1917, 1918, 1919, 1922, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930. Sold as a set only. Excess shipping may be charged outside of New Zealand.
Government Printer, Wellington, 1917-1930. Hardbacks. Approx 800 pages per volume. SECONDHAND
Educational progress in New Zealand since 1878. Includes Education Acts, Maori Schools, charts and statistics. Illustrated. THIS COPY has some splitting to the ends of the joints and rubbed corners.
Coulls, Somerville Wilkie Ltd., Dunedin, 1930. Hardback with no dust jacket. 656 pages. SECONDHAND
A collection of historical facts and reminiscences by those occupied in the early days of education in New Zealand. Illustrated with photographs.
Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1928. Hardback with no dust jacket. 158 pages. SECONDHAND
From beginnings in mechanical institutes and mining schools, technical schools soon proliferated after legislation in 1895 and 1900. Manual and trade schools.
New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Christchurch, 1940. Hardback with dust jacket. 250 pages. SECONDHAND
A history of the early contact of the Maori Race with the European, and of the establishment of a national syatem of education for both races. Very scarce.
Coulls Somerville Wilkie Ltd., Dunedin, 1929. Hardback, no dust jacket. 380 pages. SECONDHAND
A look at the controversial Centrepoint Community, and Bert Potter in particular, by a member of the community. It was after this book was written that members including Potter were convicted of sex-abuse charges. THIS COPY signed by the author.
Benton Ross Publishers Ltd., Auckland, 1986. Softback. 236 pages. SECONDHAND
A history of the New Zealand College of Management, 1952-2002. The first provider of courses for practising managers, initially as the New Zealand Administrative Staff College. THIS COPY has a presentation inscription signed by the author.
New Zealand College of Management Inc., Wellington, 2004. Softback. 340 pages. SECONDHAND
The New Zealand Library Association of public libraries was founded to develop library services throughout the country, and facilitate inter-loan services.
New Zealand Library Association, Wellington, 1962. Hardback with dust jacket. 106 pages. SECONDHAND
An in depth history of health care in the Wairarapa. From early Pakeha days to the present. Includes regional health boards and hospitals.
Fraser Books, Masterton, 2015. Softback. 420 pages. SECONDHAND
Includes early days, State intervention, a schism in the Association, the Kindergarten Teachers' Training College, and histories of the individual Kindergartens. With a bibliography.
Auckland Kindergarten Association, Auckland, 1983. Softback. 127 pages. SECONDHAND
A centennial history of the Canterbury Workers' Educational Association 1915-2015. The WEA was and is a pioneering provider of adult education for the working class.
Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2015. Softback. 247 pages. SECONDHAND
The Story of Southern Cross Healthcare. The history of this not-for-profit private health insurance company. Established at the height of the Welfare State, its success is testimony to the foresight of the founders.
Southern Cross Healthcare, Auckland, 2000. Hardback with dust jacket. 251 pagezs. SECONDHAND
A history of New Zealand Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology. An overview of the system and an account of 25 institutions.
Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 1999. Softback. 291 pages. SECONDHAND
The story of Parents Centre New Zealand, an organization dedicated to education around maternity and childbirth issues. Stemming from criticism of current practice in favour of a more holistic approach to motherhood.
Cape Catley Ltd, Whatamongo Bay, 1990. Softback. 139 pages. SECONDHAND
A history of early childhood education and care in New Zealand post 1945. Includes Te Kohanga Reo, Kura Kaupapa and new directions in learning. NEW REVISED EDITION.
Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2009. Softback. 366 pages. SECONDHAND
Anecdotal accounts from 40 years general practice, mainly in the Napier area. Dr Waterworth served as a surgeon with the Third Division in the Pacific during WWII.
Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1960. Hardback with dust jacket. 162 pages. SECONDHAND
Established in 1882 as a private psychiatric hospital, this book covers the period from 1947 -2007. Details methods and staff, and challenges faced.
The Ashburn Clinic, Dunedin, 2007. Softback. 184 pages. SECONDHAND
Stories from the deaf world. 16 personal accounts of deafness in New Zealand the earliest being a woman born in 1913 and the most recent 1979.
Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2001. Softback. 261 pages. SECONDHAND
Centenary of the Medical Association. Affiliation with the British Medical Association, establishment of the NZMA. Hospital Boards.
Butterworths, Wellington, 1987. Hardback with no dust jacket. 217 pages. SECONDHAND
The life and times of Truby King, founder of the Karitane Homes and the Plunket movement for child welfare. This biography explores his other acheivements including gardening and science.
Penguin Books, Auckland, 2003. Softback. 283 pages. SECONDHAND