Covid-19 was not the end of the story for three bookish Wanaka entrepreneurs, who have turned the pages on their careers and written a new chapter in their lives.
This year’s Robert Burns Fellow, Becky Manawatu, has followed tradition and fallen in love with Dunedin. The writer tells Rebecca Fox about moving on from her award-winning debut novel Aue.
Britain's Prince Harry is writing a memoir about his life that will be published in late 2022, publisher Penguin Random House has announced.
Dunedin author Ron Palenski's new book Brutal: The 100-year fight for world rugby supremacy, charts the history of tests between the All Blacks and the Springboks. In this extract, he paints a picture of the test at Carisbrook during the great 1956 tour.
Helping people make better food choices without breaking the bank is the aim of chef Michael Van de Elzen and restaurateur Ganesh Raj’s latest book.
Oamaru teenager Lydia Harvey disappeared in early 1910, only to turn up months later as a key witness in a high-profile London sex-trafficking case. More than a century later, her life has much to...
Sue Kedgley has been involved in activism both in NZ and overseas for half a century. Her work has spanned research, reporting, and presenting for TVNZ; almost a decade in New York involved with the UN and a return to NZ and a new role as a councillor and then Green Party MP. A consistent focus has been advancing the cause of feminism.
The PR campaign for this, the third biography of the New Zealand Prime Minister in recent months, did not get off to a great start — its subject effectively disowning it.
The author behind what is shaping up to be the country’s most controversial book of the year is heading to Dunedin to discuss it.
Every few years a new author comes along and fossicks through the Churchill family dirty linen to see what tawdry details remain. Josh Ireland's the latest historian on the conveyor belt, and has found scandal aplenty to fill Churchill & Son.
Trevor Bentley, the go-to historian of Pakeha captured by or simply living with Maori in the early 19th century, estimates that several thousand such examples exist of which he so far has 841 on his data base. For Transgressing Tikanga, he has chosen 20 first-hand accounts.
This is a revised and expanded edition of Jill Trevelyan’s biography, first published in 2008 to coincide with the exhibition Rita Angus: Life and Vision at Te Papa.
A coming-of-age story, Raft of Stars combines family saga with a quest to escape this same small-town environment.