Terry Hearn reviews No Simple Passage.
Earthquakes" and "faults" are comprehensive headings in the index of this extremely informative book, with several references to the Alpine Fault.
A recent correspondent to this newspaper, a former emigrant now living in Sydney, noted that his family felt that a house divided cannot stand - and so we left New Zealand.
When researching the history of publishers A.H. & A.W. Reed a few years ago, I was reminded of our rich heritage of sheep stations.
New Zealanders love their huts, and they love the name for them: less than monosyllabic in our dialect, it leaps off the glottus so fast that no time is wasted and we can get down to real business, like lighting the fire and getting the tea on.
Bryan James reviews Angels and Aristocrats.
Geoffrey Vine reviews Arthur Allan Thomas: The Inside Story.
A story about a fictional Dunedin detective has won an international writing competition.
Oliver Riddell reviews Man For All Seasons.
Lawrence Jones reviews Gifted.
Gerard O'Brien reviews Feeling for Daylight: The photographs of Jack Adamson.
Lawrence Jones reviews Katherine Mansfield: The Story-teller.
Oliver Riddell reviews From the Uttermost Ends of the Earth.
Oliver Riddell reviews Shattered Glory.
Oliver Riddell reviews A Long Road to Progress.
Clive Trotman reviews The Tasman: Biography of an Ocean.
Geoffrey Barnett reviews Together Alone: The Story of the Finn Brothers
Clarke Isaac reviews Mad or Bad? The Exploits of Amy Bock
Peter Dowden reviews Place Names of New Zealand.
Bryan James reviews The Mackenzie Country.