'A national treasure' Daily ExpressTo mark and celebrate National Hedgehog Awareness Week, Pam Ayres has written a less-than-fond farewell from perspective of the 'last hedgehog left on earth' - a delightful, hilarious and thought-provoking elegy to that most beloved inhabitant of ... read more
Salt River Songs is Sam Hunt's latest collection of poems, written over the last few years in his house that sits amongst a grove of totara trees on the Arapaoa, one of the five main salt rivers of the Kaipara Harbour. As always, his unflinchingly honest, elegiac and moving poems ro... read more
|Author:||Brian Turner; Steve Calveley (Photographer)|
Brian Turner's name is synonymous with Central Otago - albeit a different Central - one well removed from the tourist centres and vineyards. His Central is at the boundaries; watching the local rugby teams, fishing the waters of the Manuherikia, cycling tow... read more
|Author:||Edited by Gerri Kimber and Claire Davison|
This is the first complete edition of Katherine Mansfield's poetry, including 26 poems, dating from 1909-10, discovered by Gerri Kimber in the Newberry Library in Chicago in 2015.
This edition is made up of 217 poems, ordered chronologically, so that ... read more
A lively anthology of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, celebrating the birds of New Zealand. On the skyline a hawk languidly typing a hunting poem with its wings. - Hone Tuwhare New Zealand birds have inspired mythology, song, whimsical stories, detailed observation, humour and poetry. The... read more
Brian Turner is a former Te Mata Poet Laureate and one of this country's best loved poets. An ardent and accomplished sportsman, conservationist and champion of our wild places,he was awaded a Honorary Doctorate by the Unversity of Otago in 2011. He is the author of sev... read more
What if there's a hidden dimension to Donald Trump; a sensitive, poetic side? Driven by this question, Rob Sears began combing Trump's words for signs of poetry.What he found was a revelation. By simply taking the 45th President of the United States' tweets and tran... read more
Delving both into 'the worlds of the mind' and 'where he happens to be', Owen Marshall brings us poetry that is steeped in the Classics, history and literature, and yet is alive with the vivid particulars of damp duffle-coats and hot-air balloons, beer and bicy... read more
Hoard brings together poems Fleur Adcock had to keep under wraps for several years because they didn't suit the themes of her last two collections, The Land Ballot and Glass Wings. They include reflections on the tools of her trade (handwriting, typewriters), snatches of autobiography (a brief, i... read more
Yes, flower bells rang right merry that day,When there was a marriage of flowers, they say. First published in 1905, Walter Crane's beautifully illustrated poem tells the delightful story of a wedding day. This beautiful facsimile edition, makes a perfect wedding, engagement or Valent... read more
TERRIFIC NEW NEW ZEALAND POETRYPoetry New Zealand, this country's longest-running poetry magazine, showcases new writing from New Zealand and overseas. It presents the work of talented newcomers as well as that of established voices.Issue #51 features 128 new poems, ... read more
Being Here is the first book to survey the entire span of Vincent O'Sullivan's poetry, from Bearings (1973) to new poems first published in this volume. On display is the full range of the wit, intellectual agility and arresting beauty of one of New Zealand literature's finest poets.