The Complete History of New Zealand (in less than two hours) is perfect for those who want history in a hurry — this tightly edited ebook provides a readable and simple summary of New Zealand’s history. It’s ideal for visitors to New Zealand or for students cramming for a history exam.
Unashamedly the most biased sports book ever published in New Zealand! Jack Sharp reminds us of the fifty biggest shellackings ever served to Australia by New Zealand’s greatest sports teams. Sports include rugby, league, football, netball, cricket, basketball, yachting, horse racing,hockey and a few surprises.
If there’s one thing New Zealanders are passionate about (other than rugby) it’s the origins of its national dish, the pavlova. But for a nation so keen to worship this sugary dessert, it’s remarkably difficult for visitors to find it in restaurants. In this collection of stories, author Justin Brown sets out to find the ‘real’ New Zealand (and a plate of pavlova).
Is New Zealand still the land of milk and honey, where men worship the gods of rugby, racing and beer and the women know how to whip up a pavlova for dessert? Author Justin Brown set out on a mission to find out what’s happened to modern New Zealand. Having turned 36½ and discovered by chance that’s the age of the ‘average’ New Zealander, Brown figured it was time he rediscovered the country he’d grown up in.
It’s often the reason why people move to New Zealand or Kiwis return home to live there – it’s the greatest place in the world to bring up kids. But is it, really? Generations of New Zealanders have plainly believed so. Author Justin Brown set out on a mission to find out whether it’s still true, or ever was true.
This compilation brings together all the stories in Brown’s series of Myth New Zealand stories, plus a couple of chapters exclusive to this volume. Books in the Myth New Zealand collection are Some of My Best Mates are Metrosexuals; Whatever Happened to 80 Million Sheep?; The Greatest Place to Bring Up Kids?; Whatever Happened to Our National Dish?