Some Highlanders have been sanctioned recently for off-field antics gone awry. But they pale into comparison to what happened when England's James Haskell threw a party at the end of his stint with the Dunedin-based franchise.
This the story of a young woman with a passion for business, looking for a project that would be unique and, almost by accident, developing a vision for a distillery in Otago’s mountain ranges.
Author Renée Hollis admits she was a bit overwhelmed by the response she received when she put out a call for people to send her untold stories, letters, diaries and photographs from World War 2.
Bill Manhire's latest work Wow rewards a first, second, third and fourth reading, writes Kirstie McKinnon.
Alison Macleod proposes that her historical novel ‘‘is a hymn to liberal democracy. It is a paean too, to D. H. Lawrence’s artistic achievement; it’s the story of the dirt and magic of creation itself’’.
New Zealand has around 1000 backcountry huts, mostly managed by the Department of Conservation (Doc), which help make this country a paradise for those who love the outdoors.
Along with many others, Charlotte Wood has used the 2020 lockdown to engage in reflection and writing.
Male Tears is a collection of his short stories, previously published in a variety of small presses from 2014-18, focusing on the male psyche.
Darwin attracts those who want an escape from big-city life, or, in Matt Nable's Still, those who want to hide.
There is a central thesis to this novel that has its origin in the nightmare of 9/11: that a method must be found through technology to make sure that no such disaster can ever happen again on the planet.
This is a rumbustious adventure, fast moving, colourful, impossibly romantic, but with no saccharine ending.
A story of enduring love, resilience and survival on the World War 2 Burma Railway, this is a remarkable, poignant account of the outstanding courage of Scott Heywood, a senior Australian Army NCO.
Choi Eunyoung is an award-winning South Korean writer, concentrating on the lives of urban women in the contemporary Korean world, where the traditions of the past are being shattered by the fast pace of change.
The fourth issue of the Ora Nui Maori Literary Journal is dedicated to Maori and Taiwanese connections, with the starting reference of Austronesian migration.