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FATAL SUCCESS A History of the New Zealand Company
Patricia Burns
ISBN0790000113
$37.50

Comprising much wholly new and unpublished material this is the story of the various companies set up by would be colonisers, culminating in the New Zealand Company which set thousands of emigrants to the other side of the world.

Heinemann Reed, Auckland, 1989. Hardback with dust jacket. 327 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE NEW ZEALAND COMPANY'S NATIVE RESERVES
Roland L. Jellicoe
210221601
$55.00

A full history of the company's 'Native' lands in Nelson and Wellington provinces compiled from Parliamentary Papers and Departmental documents, published under the authority of the Hon. Sir Apirana Ngata.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1930. Hardback, no dust jacket. 116 pages. SECONDHAND


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AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND
M.F. Lloyd Prichard
210230211
$32.50

The story of economic activity in New Zealand from beginnings, linking Maori with European settlement in the early nineteenth century and finishing in 1939 with the outbreak of war.

Collins Bros., and Co., Ltd., Auckland, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 464 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM BEADS TO BANKNOTES The Story of Money in New Zealand
R.P. Hargreaves
410201921
$42.50

The story of coins, tokens, promissory notes, bank notes, and other means of exchange that have been used in New Zealand.

John McIndoe, Dunedin, 1972. Hardback with dust jacket. 197 pages. SECONDHAND


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RIVER OF EXPERIENCE The Story of a New Zealand Accounting Firm
F J MacLean
51026052
$30.00

A privately published and circulated account of the history of the Chartered Accountants Wilkinson Wilberfoss.

John McIndoe Ltd., Dunedin, 1980. Hardback with dust jacket. 190 pages. SECONDHAND


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ANZ BANK AN OFFICIAL HISTORY
David Merrett
ISBN086861663X
$42.50

Traces the changing fortunes of the Bank of Australsia, the Union Bank of Australia and the English Scottish and Australia Bank from the mid 1930s through merger to the time of publication. Illustrations.

Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1985. Hardback with dust jacket. 325 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE IRONMASTERS The first hundred years of H.E. Shacklock Ltd.
John H. Angus
410201021
$42.50

The centennial history of the well known Dunedin based foundry and engineering business. Well illustrated.

H.E. Shacklock Ltd., Dunedin, 1973. Hardback with dust jacket. 111 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF THE CANTERBURY FROZEN MEAT COMPANY LIMITED 1882-1957
G R MacDonald
510240001
$37.50

The first 75 years of the meat processing company. Includes relevant information on
local history and the meat-works process etc. Some photographs.

Whitcombe and Tombs, Christchurch, 1958. Hardback with dust jacket. 81 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM FAITH TO FORTUNE The TSB Bank Story 1850-2010
David Walter
ISBN9780473167837
$47.50

The facinating and colourful history of the bank, founded as the New Plymouth Savings Bank, from its first deposit to the $4 billion in investors deposits of today.

Dunmore Publishing, Wellington, 2010. Hardback with dust jacket. 272 pages. SECONDHAND


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PRIDE, PASSION AND PAROCHIALISM A History of FMG 1905-2005
Russ Standing
ISBN9780864694741
$65.00

A chronological and illustrated history of the Otago, Taranaki, Wellington and Hawke's Bay Mutual Insurance Associations, the Dairy Industry Assurance Agency Ltd., the Primary Industries Insurance Co. Ltd., and amalgamated Farmers' Mutual Group.

Dunmore Publishing, Wellington, 2005. Hardback with dust jacket. 375 pages. SECONDHAND


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FARMERS YOUR STORE FOR 100 YEARS
Ian Hunter
ISBN9781869507633
$42.50

A well illustrated centennial history of New Zealand's largest chain of fashion department stores that began as a mail order business in 1909.

Harper Collins Publishers, Auckland, 2009. Softback. 303 pages. SECONDHAND


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TRUE AND FAIR A History of Price Waterhouse
Edgar Jones
ISBN9780241001721
$35.00

One of the largest and oldest accountancy practices in the world. This study explains how the firm has thrived over 140 years of uninterrupted practice.

Hamish Hamilton, London, 1995. Hardback with dust jacket. 444 pages. SECONDHAND


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MILESTONES IN NEW ZEALAND The History of Bayer in New Zealand to the year 2000
Bayer New Zealand
ISBN9780473067045
$30.00

Company history of the pharmaceutical firm's New Zealand and South Pacific operation. The company expanded it's business in this area after the upheavals of the Second World War.

Bayer New Zealand Ltd., Auckland, 2000. Softback. 220 pages. SECONDHAND


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FLETCHERS A Centennial History of Fletcher Building
Paul Goldsmith
ISBN9781877378355
$37.50

The political and economic history of Fletcher Building and the inter-relation between the company and the nation over a century.

David Ling Publishing Limited, Auckland, 2009. Hardback with dust jacket. 352 pages. SECONDHAND


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NO JOB TOO HARD Volume 2
Jack Smith
ISBN9781927242360
$75.00

A history of Fletcher Construction 1940-1965. Second part in Smith's account of the growth of the company through local and overseas projects. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Steele Roberts, Wellington, 2014. Hardback with dust jacket. 587 pages. SECONDHAND


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PAPERMAKING PIONEERS
John H Angus
51020192
$37.50

A history of New Zealand Paper Mills Ltd. and its predecessors, 1876-1976. Paper making in New Zealand began at Mataura and Dunedin. Includes stories about employees, machinery and processes.

New Zealand Paper Mills Limited, Mataura, 1975. Hardback with dust jacket. 212 pages. SECONDHAND


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WOOLSCOURS OF NEW ZEALAND
Julie Bremner
ISBN0908563116
$65.00

Tales of the early industry. A look at the processes used, and the firms involved in wool scouring. Firms are covered region by region, the War Effort (WW2), and technological advances.

NZ Woolscourers Association Inc., Christchurch, 1985. Hardback with dust jacket. 136 pages. SECONDHAND


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PYNE GOULD GUINNESS THE JUBILEE HISTORY 1919-1969
Compiled by P G Stevens
61023081
$35.00

Company history of PGG, formed from the merging of three established stock and station agents. PGG and it's forebears were important in the development of agriculture in Canterbury.

Pyne, Gould, Guinness Ltd., Christchurch, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 152 pages. SECONDHAND


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CENTENARY 100 YEARS OF STATE INSURANCE
Graeme Hunt
ISBN9780473100971
$32.50

A history of State Insurance, including it's privatisation and sale in 1990.

IAG New Zealand Ltd., Auckland, 2005. Softback. 238 pages. SECONDHAND


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FLY BY NIGHT
Chris Reid
ISBN9780473327545
$39.99

Chris Reid helped to grow a fledgling London courier company into the global giant DHL. He recounts the obstacles that had to be overcome to make it what it is today.

The Business Engine Ltd., Auckland, 2105. Softback. 254 pages. NEW


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THE BEST IS YET TO COME
Dave Wilson, Don Rae, Andrew Trevelyan and Angela Lamont
610250721
$32.50

The story of Tait Radio Communications, a groundbreaking Christchurch electronics firm. From his experience with radio during WWII, Angus Tait developed what became a worldwide trade in radio telephones and electronic equipment. The story of Angus and the company.

Tait Radio Communications, Christchurch, (2004). Softback. 111pages. SECONDHAND


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A VERY GOOD BUSINESS
Brian Carroll
ISBN0959677550
$30.00

One hundred years of James Hardie Industries Limited 1888-1988. Australian building supplies manufacturer. Most well known as the producer of Fibrolite products.

James Hardie Industries Ltd., Sydney, 1987. Hardback with dust jacket. 256 pages. SECONDHAND


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THROUGHOUT THE EAST COAST
Len Anderson
61029063
$30.00

The Story of Williams and Kettle Ltd., stock and station agents in the Hawkes Bay and Poverty Bay areas. Published in an edition of 6,000 copies.

Pictorial Publications Ltd., Hastings, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 176 pages. SECONDHAND 


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THE ELDERS EXPLOSION
Tim Hewat
ISBN9781862563308
$35.00

One hundred and fifty years of  progress from Elder to Elliott. The conglomeration of Elders, Henry Jones IXL, and Carlton and United Breweries in 1907 marked the rise of Elders Limited, an Australian-based agribusiness company.

Bay Books, Sydney, 1988. Softback. 168 pages. SECONDHAND


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BUILDING A BANK
Tony Farrington
ISBN9780670874453
$30.00

The Century that made Countrywide Bank. From beginnings in building societies and  The Auckland Co-operative Terminating Building Society.

Viking, Auckland, 1997. Hardback with dust jacket. 268 pages. SECONDHAND


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CUTTING EDGE (Carter Holt Harvey)
Selwyn Parker
ISBN9780140284836
$37.50

100 years of innovation from the Carter Holt Harvey firm, originating in three remarkable individuals, whose work built the basis of the international corporation.

Penguin Books, Auckland, 2000. Softback. 248 pages. SECONDHAND


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ONE HUNDRED I'M BID
Ken Stead
ISBN9790473041693
$35.00

A centennial history of Turners & Growers. New Zealand's foremost wholesale produce market, this shows its innovation through the years in depression, war and peace.

Kestrel Publishing, Auckland, 1997. Hardback with dust jacket. 240 pages. SECONDHAND


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ASSURING AND ENDURING
Tim Sole and others
ISBN9781877514210
$30.00

Fifty years of Civic Assurance, originally the Municipalities Cooperative Insurance Company. Insuring New Zealand's local body councils against natural disasters. Includes assessments of the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010-2011.

Oratia Media Ltd., Auckland, 2011. Hardback with dust jacket. 125 pages. SECONDHAND


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PRIDE OF PLACE
Peter Shaw
ISBN0442318952
$47.50

A history of the Fletcher Construction Company, published to celebrate 100 years of business. Founder James Fletcher arrived in Dunedin from Scotland in 1908. THIS BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

The Fletcher Construction Company Limited, Auckland, 2009. Hardback with dust jacket. 207 pages. SECONDHAND


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MEAT ACTS
Mick Calder and Janet Tyson
ISBN9780958205238
$37.50

A history of the New Zealand meat industry 1972-1997. Chronological account detailing the ups and downs of the market and changes in the meat industry. THIS COPY is ex-reference library with stamps to the front end-paper omly.

Meat New Zealand, Wellington, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 412 pages. SECONDHAND


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FROM FARM TO FORK
Clive A Lind
ISBN9780473165383
$45.00

The first fifty years of Alliance Group Limited. Continuation of A Cut Above, this explores Alliance Freezing Company's second 25 years.

Alliance Group Ltd., Invercargill, 2010. Hardback with dust jacket. 292 pages. SECONDHAND


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A CENTURY OF STATE-HONED ENTERPRISE
Andrew Kirkland and Peter Berg
ISBN9780958334136
$32.50

100 years of State Plantation Forestry in New Zealand. From earliest introduction of exotics to the formation of State Forest Service Plantations and allied industries. 

Profile Books, Auckland, 1997. Softback. 176 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE LEADING EDGE
Piers MacLaren
ISBN9780473101831
$30.00

The originating history of Medium Density Fibreboard in New Zealand. Why MDF became necessary and how it was produced and marketed.

New Zealand Institute of Forestry Inc., Christchurch, 2005. Hardback with dust jacket. 150 pages. SECONDHAND


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A LONG SEASON, A HISTORY OF AFFCO NEW ZEALAND
John McCrystal
ISBN047600795X
$30.00

Centennial history of the Auckland Farmers' Freezing Company Limited. Information on staff and premises as well as company ups and downs. Illustrated.

Kukupa Press/ AFFCO NZ Ltd., Wellington, 2004. Softback. 128 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE FULTON HOGAN STORY 1933-1993
A T Tyrrell
ISBN0473016494
$47.50

The history of this contracting company founded by Jules Fulton and Bob Hogan. Fulton Hogan have amalgamated various other bitumen and contracting industries and companies in New Zealand.

Fulton HoganHoldings Ltd., Dunedin, 1992. Hardback with dust jacket. 230 pages. SECONDHAND


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A HISTORY OF THE MEDICAL ASSURANCE SOCIETY
Humphrey Rainey
ISBN0473036932
$37.50

The first 75 years of this co-operative medical insurance society, from its founding in 1921. A fascinating account of an society that has weathered depressions and earthquakes but has managed to stay independent of the insurance giants. THIS COPY has a small scuff mark to the rear cover.

The Medical Assurance Society, Wellington, 1996. Softback. 171 pages. SECONDHAND


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BETWEEN GOVERNMENTS AND BANKS
G R Hawke
8102503
$37.50

A history of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, ikncluding the New Zealand banking system before 1934.

Government Printer, Wellington, 1973. Hardback with dust jacket. 244 pages. SECONDHAND


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QUALITY BAKERS NEW ZEALAND
Susan M Butterworth
ISBN0473035707
$37.50

The first 25 years of Quality Bakers NZ Ltd. a co-operative formed in 1968. Gives details of members and changes in the bakery trade due to modernisation and automation. THIS LARGE BOOK will incur an additional postage charge to overseas destinations.  

Quality Bakers NZ Ltd., Auckland, 1997. Hardback with dust jacket. 265 pages. SECONDHAND


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UNDER FOUR FLAGS
Smith, Bell and Company
81026002
$30.00

From a small British trading firm in the Phillipines, Smith Bell & Co. grew into an international conglomerate. Weathering war, revolution and Japanese occupation, and Phillipine independence, this records their trading 'under four flags'.

Smith Bell & Co. (1972). Hardback with no dust jacket. 68 pages. SECONDHAND


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DETERMINED TO WIN
Robert Stewart
ISBN97818775537311
$30.00

Autobiography by the founder of SKOPE Manufacturing, detailing how he built up the company selling heating and refrigeration. Stewart has had many interests including yacht and power-boat racing.

Random House New Zealand, Auckland, 2014. Softback. 350 pages. SECONDHAND


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MADE IN NEW ZEALAND
Selwyn Parker
ISBN9780340599518
$30.00

The story of Sir James Fletcher (JC) and how he grew Fletcher Holdings into an industrial empire based on steel, timber and paper. His son Hugh then transformed this into Fletcher Challenge. A biography, and a history of his company.

Hodder and Stoughton, Auckland, 1994. Hardback with dust jacket. 250 pages. SECONDHAND