A substantial history that draws heavily on New Zealand Post Office records to tell the interesting and engaging story of the development of postal and other services in the country. Illustrated.
Government Printer, Wellington, 1964. Hardback with dust jacket. 280 pages. SECONDHAND
Alphabetical list of every Post Office and Telephone or Telegraph office opened in New Zealand. Includes notable events and community activity, changes of name etc. Limited numbered edition. Handbook no. 33.
Postal History Society of New Zealand Limited, Whenuapai, 1993. Hardback with no dust jacket. 281 pages. SECONDHAND
An autobiography by a broadcaster with a 40 year career, beginning in 1965. Raised near Gisborne, he was the grandson of Apirana Ngata. He was prominent in Maori broadcasting. There is much information on notable people he met during his career.
Reed Books, Auckland, 2005. Softback. 304 pages. SECONDHAND
Interesting account of the history of Christchurch's favourite radio station of the past. With details of staff including those right up to the late 1980s, many still in the public eye decades later.
3ZB Golden Jubillee Celebrations Committee, Christchurch, 1987. Softback. 56 pages. SECONDHAND
This is a novelisation of the Frontier Films Ltd. production based on Maori/ Land Wars conflict. With stills from the 1940 film by Rudall Hayward. A historical drama, based on the last stand of Rewi Maniapoto at the Battle of Orakau.
AH and AW Reed, Dunedin, 1939. Hardback with no dust jacket. 175 pages. SECONDHAND
Essays on a group of designers and activists who worked in graphic design supporting political and social causes. Well illustrated with examples of their work.
Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2013. Softback. 236 pages. SECONDHAND