Category: NZ Politics, Social History & Religion | Reading Level: Near Fine
George Samuel Evans, barrister, editor and politician, was a man of his time, born to battle. He was a zealous, driven, extremely hard-working advocate for parliamentary and colonial reform. Reckless and unpredictable, a brilliant scholar with formidable skills in both oratory and journalism, he was bre ...Show more
Category: Nelson, Marlborough & Tasman
A true maverick, Peter Yealands is a Marlborough legend and national figure of prominence in both the aquaculture and viticulture industries. He received the first marine farming license and he and his family were pioneers in the New Zealand mussel farming industry. Though a regular but reluctant name o ...Show more
Category: World Military History
Lt Colonel John Paul Vann went to Vietnam in 1962, but soon became appalled by the slaughter, leaking his pessimistic assessments to the US press corps in Saigon. Neil Sheehan was among them, and became fascinated by the angry Vann, befriended him, and followed his tragic and reckless career.
Category: Hunting and Fishing
Following the sell-out success of his first volume of hunting tales, Hunting in the Raw, Al Lester recounts more of his trials and tribulations in the bush. In this book he hunts (or tries to) all manner of beastie: tahr, chamois, trout, pigs, rabbits and more