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LATEST RELEASE – AVAILABLE FROM 16 NOVEMBER 2016

from bulldozers to ballet
From Bulldozers to Ballet
A Story of Culture & Cultivation in the High Country of Western Southland 
by Gray Robertson
Edited by Clive Lind

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HISTORIES OF THE SOUTH     

pride of southland
Pride of Southland
A pictorial book of
Southland's landscape, industries and lifestyle
Hard cover

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pride of southland
Pride of Southland
A pictorial book of
Southland's landscape, industries and lifestyle
Soft cover

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Ulva Island visitors guide RGB
Ulva Island
A pictorial book of Ulva Island's flora and fauna with special emphasis on birdlife
by Ulva Goodwillie
& Gareth Eyres

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goldfields COV supplement
Goldfields of Otago
Illustrated book about the historical goldrush to Otago triggered by Gabriel Read
in 1861
by John Hall-Jones

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fiordland exploredFiordland Explored
Illustrated book of Fiordland and its early navigators, explorers, settlers
by John Hall-Jones

south explored
The South Explored
The illustrated story of early European exploration and settlement of Southland
by John Hall-Jones

historic pubs
Historic Pubs of the South
An illustrated history of the early hotels and taverns of the South
by John Hall-Jones

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discover fiordland
Discover Fiordland
An illustrated guide to Fiordland's many scenic highlights and special places
by John Hall-Jones 
 

fiordland placenames
Fiordland Place-names
A reference guide to the origins of all the place names in Fiordland
by John Hall-Jones

historic treasures of the south
Historic Treasures of the South
Including the first shipwreck, whaling station, settlement, and 1793 Cook's observatory remains
by John Hall-Jones

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milford sound
The Fjords of Fiordland
An illustrated history of the 14 glacier-carved fjords of Fiordland National Park 
by John Hall-Jones

milford sound cov
Milford Sound
The illustrated history of Milford Sound, Milford Track and the Milford Road
by John Hall-Jones

Old Invercargill
Old Invercargill
The illustrated history of Invercargill, the settlement and the people
by John Hall-Jones 

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viaducts
Viaducts Against the Sky
The history of Port Craig, one of NZ's finest industrial heritage, township, sawmill and port
by Warren Bird

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a company of characters
A Company of Characters
The history of Craig Printing, one of Invercargill's oldest existing firms, founded 1876
by Ellie van Empel

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whats in a name
What's in a name?
The origin of the street and suburb names of Invercargill, Bluff, Otatara, Makarewa, Wallacetown and Wyndham
by Wendy McArthur

       

BIOGRAPHIES   

fastest old man
The Fastest Old Man...
The inspiring story of Masters Champion Derek Turnbull who took up running in his later years
by Vince Boyle

wheelsdeals
Wheels & Deals
Well-known Southlander Bill Richardson tells about his firms' and his truck museum origins. 10th Impression.
by Bill Richardson

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adventuresA Life of Adventures
Well-known Southland identity John Hall-Jones tells his life story of his explorations, travels and expeditions
by John Hall-Jones 

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waugh storiesWaugh Stories
Two brothers' evocative, informative and sometimes humorous stories about growing up in 1960s Hokitika
by Alec & Richard Waugh 

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kowhaiorchid
Kowhai and Orchid
The life of a Kiwi Presbyterian Minister in New Zealand and Indonesia
by Robert Paterson


 


 

GENERAL    

golden age of radio
The Golden Age of Radio
Lavishly illustrated history of the radio 1923-1960 telling how broadcasting brought news and entertainment
by John W. Stokes

nursery rhymes
Nursery Rhymes mother never told
A NZ bestseller, these hillarious illustrated 'nursery' rhymes contain many truisms for grown ups and precocious kids
by Garrick Tremain

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more golden age of radio
More Golden Age of Radio
Expanding on his previous book with the inclusion of much new material not previously available
by John W. Stokes 
 


 

God knows
God Knows Where They Come From
Four Ministers of different denominations tell how their faiths were shaped and developed in Hokitika 
by Richard Waugh et al

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AVIATION   

kaimai crash
Kaimai Crash
NZ's worst air disaster, Flight 441 from Auckland to Tauranga crashed into the Kaimai Range with the loss of all on board
by Richard Waugh

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lost
Lost...Without Trace?
The story of the search for Dragonfly ZK-AFB missing on a scenic flight from Chch to Milford Sound, lost 1962, never found
by Richard Waugh

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the story of nelson aviation
The Story of Nelson Aviation
Illustrated by many rare photos, this book tells how aviation helped develop the whole sunny province
by Richard Waugh & Graeme McConnell 

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early risers
Early Risers
The East Coast of the North Island was a pioneering area of NZ aviation, the first to operate twin-engined aircraft by R. Waugh, J King & D Phillips 

heartland high flierHeartland High Flier
From the 1960s, Air Central battled a shortage of finance, licensing regulations and the reluctance of public to fly in small aircraft
by Bruce Gavin

nac
NAC The Illustrated History
NAC nationalised all private airlines and formed the first State-owned enterprise, for 31 years NZ's major domestic airline
by R Waugh, P Layne & GMcConnell

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electra flying
Electra Flying (hard cover)
How Lockheed 10 Electra revolutionised commercial aviation in NZ and the pioneering Main Trunk Air Service
by R Waugh & DPhillips 

electra flying
Electra Flying (soft cover)
How Lockheed 10 Electra revolutionised commercial aviation in NZ and the pioneering Main Trunk Air Service
by R Waugh & DPhillips 
 

spanz
SPANZ & DC-3 Viewmasters
SPANZ's innovative marketing incl. NZ's first in-flight meals on regional routes; and specially modified DC-3 Viewmasters with large windows
by R Waugh & P Layne 

strait across
Strait Across
The first flight across Cook Strait in 1920 was considered a brave and courageous feat; rapid progress led to a regular service by 1935 by R. Waugh, G McConnell & D Phillips

hoki to haast
Hoki to Haast (hard cover)
NZ's first licensed airline, Air Travel (NZ) Ltd launched 1934 by legendary pilot Bert Mercer, pioneered airmail, air ambulance, alpine tourism 
by Richard Waugh

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hoki to haast
Hoki to Haast (soft cover)
NZ's first licensed airline, Air Travel (NZ) Ltd launched 1934 by legendary pilot Bert Mercer, pioneered airmail, air ambulance, alpine tourism
by Richard Waugh

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when the coast is clear
When the Coast is Clear
Illustrated by many rare photos, this is the pioneering story of how aviation linked the North & South Islands of New Zealand by R Waugh, J King & P Beachamp-Legg 
 


Viaducts Against the Sky
The history of Port Craig, one of NZ's finest industrial heritage, township, sawmill and port
by Warren Bird


A Company of Characters
The history of Craig Printing, one of Invercargill's oldest existing firms, founded 1876
by Ellie van
Empel

CHILDREN'S BOOKS    

what is a southlander
What is a Southlander?
Featuring Oliver, a curious young rat who lives with his family behind a wall in a museum; delightfully illustrated by James Paton
by Helen Campbell

more about southlanders
More About Southlanders
Further adventures of Oliver the Rat who observes the lives of Southlanders as they go about their hobbies
by Helen Campbell & James Paton


Ulva Island
A pictorial book of Ulva Island's flora and fauna with special emphasis on birdlife
by Ulva Goodwillie
& Gareth Eyres
 
 


Goldfields of Otago
Illustrated book about the historical goldrush to Otago triggered by Gabriel Read
in 1861
by John Hall-Jones

Fiordland Explored
Illustrated book of Fiordland and its early navigators, explorers, settlers
by John Hall-Jones

   

  Books for sale via Author  

The books under here are books that Craigs have printed but not sold by us – they are for sale via the Author 
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syd and max ride around the mountains

Syd and Max ride
around the Mountains

The adventures of
two Southland boys,
Syd and Max

syd and max head to bluff
Syd and Max head to
Bluff and Other Cool Stuff

Syd and Max's
further adventures
in Bluff

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