New Titles Non-Fiction September 2015 (arrived in August 2015)
Art & Architecture
- Artists living with art, Stacey Goergen and Amanda Benchley. 709.2 GOE
- Artists Living with Art is full of fascinating and often surprising revelations about the artworks a select group of the world's most influential contemporary artists choose to collect and display in the intimacy of their own homes.
- Barbara Kruger, Alexander Alberro. 709.73 KRU
- Canterbury as I saw it : Nga Pakihi whakateka waitaha, Henry Lowen-Smith. 759.993 LOW
- MoMA masterpieces : painting and sculpture, Ann Temkin. 708.13 TEM
- Picturing Mary : woman, mother, idea, Timothy Verdon. 704.948 VER
- The landscapes of communism : a history through buildings, Owen Hatherley. 720.947 HAT
- Automotive cheap tricks and special F/X, Craig Fraser. 629.26 FRA
- The complete book of classic and modern Triumph motorcycles : 1937-today, Ian Falloon. 629.2275 TRI
- This old Harley : the ultimate tribute to the world's greatest motorcycle, Michael Dregni. 629.2275 HAR
- Tractor : the definitive visual history. 629.225 TRA
- This is the definitive visual history of the tractor. The complete history of farm machinery, from steam and vintage tractors to the latest combine harvesters is showcased in this lavishly illustrated volume.
- A fighting chance, Elizabeth Warren. 328.73 WAR
- An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works and really doesn't.
- A full life : reflections at ninety, Jimmy Carter. 973.926 CAR
- A piece of cake : a memoir, Cupcake Brown. 979.498 BRO
- A thousand miles to freedom : my escape from North Korea, Eunsun Kim with Sébastien Falletti. 362.87 KIM
- Betsy and the emperor : the true story of Napoleon, a pretty girl, a regency rake and an Australian colonial misadventure, Anne Whitehead. 997.3 ABE
- Born for life : a midwife's story, Julie Watson. 618.2 WAT
- A nurse aide position in the local maternity annexe at the age of sixteen gave Julie a love for being with women during labour and birth and caring for mothers and their babies. Life could not have been happier until the tragic death of her own baby in the first hour of life, led to depression, loneliness and despair.
- Confessions of a New York taxi driver, Eugene Salomon. 388.41 SAL
- Epic survival : extreme adventure, Stone Age wisdom, and lessons in living from a modern hunter-gatherer, Matt Graham and Josh Young. 796.545 GRA
- Matt Graham, star of the Discovery Channel's 'Dual Survival' and 'Dude, You're Screwed', details the physical, mental, and emotional joys and harrowing struggles of his life as a modern-day hunter-gatherer.
- Fighter pilot : the memoirs of legendary ace Robin Olds, Robin Olds with Christina Olds and Ed Rasimus. 358.4 OLD
- Going off script : how I survived a crazy childhood, cancer, and Clooney's 32 on-screen rejections, Giuliana Rancic. 791.45028 RAN
- Going to blazes : further tales of a country fireman, Malcolm Castle. 363.37 CAS
- Goodbye East End : an evacuee's story, David Merron. 940.5316 MER
- At the start of World War 2, when Hitler's bombs threatened to rain down hell, eight-year-old David Merron was taken from the heart of his close-knit Jewish community in London's East End and evacuated to the safety of the English countryside.
- Jerome Kaino : my story, Jerome Kaino. 796.333 KAI
- Jonas Salk : a life, Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs. 579.2 SAL
- Love in the elephant tent : how running away with the circus brought me home, Kathleen Cremonesi. 791.3 CRE
- Kathleen Cremonesi knew early on she wanted to be different. Determined to avoid following in her mother's footsteps to an ill-fated marriage, Kathleen left Oregon in her early 20s to travel across Europe.
- Maurice Gee : life and work, Rachel Barrowman. 823.914 GEE
- Nella Last's war : the Second World War diaries of Housewife, 49, Edited by Richard Broad and Suzie Fleming. 941.084 LAS
- On the move : a life, Oliver Sacks. 616.8 SAC
- Open looks : my life in basketball, John Saker. 796.323 SAK
- Outback midwife, Beth McRae with Charlotte Ward. 618.2 MCR
- Primates of Park Avenue : a memoir, Wednesday Martin, PhD. 306.8743 MAR
- Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviours of Upper East Side mothers in a memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe.
- Queer saint : the cultured life of Peter Watson, who shook Twentieth-century art and shocked high society, Adrian Clark and Jeremy Dronfield. 709.2 WAT
- Slipping the moorings : a memoir weaving faith with justice, ethics and community, Richard Randerson. 283.092 RAN
- A memoir covering 50 years of the author's life as Anglican priest and bishop.
- Stolen lives : the untold stories of the Lawson quins, Paul Little. 306.875 LAW
- The girl with seven names : a North Korean defector's story, Hyeonseo Lee with David John. 951.93 LEE
- The good doctor : breaking the rules, making a difference, Lance O'Sullivan with Margie Thomson. 610.6952 OSU
- The last act of love : the story of my brother and his sister, Cathy Rentzenbrink. 617.481 REN
- In the summer of 1990, Cathy's brother Matty was knocked down by a car on the way home from a night out. It was two weeks before his GCSE results, which turned out to be the best in his school. Sitting by his unconscious body in hospital, holding his hand and watching his heartbeat on the monitors, Cathy and her parents willed him to survive.
- The whirl : men, music & misadventures, Jane Cornwell. 306.734 COR
- A sexy and amusing travel memoir about men, music and mistakes. London-based Jane Cornwell, high profile journalist and world music critic, has always thrown herself in head, heart and, very often, loins-first into relationships.
- Twisted : my dreadlock chronicles, Bert Ashe. 391.5 ASH
- A personal account of an African-American professor's mid-life experiences when he decides to grow dreadlocks, with a cultural and political history of dreadlocks.
- Women I've undressed : a memoir, Orry-Kelly. 791.43026 ORR
- Found in a pillowcase, the fabulous long-lost memoirs of a legendary Hollywood designer and a genuine Australian original.
Business & Management
- Capture more customers with video : the why, what & how, Jules Blundell ; [illustrations by Fefe Yuwono]. 658.4038 BLU
- I know how she does it : how successful women make the most of their time, Laura Vanderkam. 650.1 VAN
- Power score : your formula for leadership success, Geoff Smart, Randy Street and Alan Foster. 658.409 SMA
- Rumsfeld's rules, Donald Rumsfeld. 355.6 RUM
- Taking care of business : a guide to entrepreneurship in Aotearoa. 658.022 TAK
- Think to win : unleashing the power of strategic thinking, Paul Butler, John Manfredi, Peter Klein. 658.401 BUT
- The Dingburg diaries, Bill Griffith. 741.5 GRI
- Android tablets for seniors in easy steps, Nick Vandome. 004.165 VAN
- Coding for beginners in easy steps, Mike McGrath. 005.1 MCG
- Excel dashboards & reports for dummies, Michael Alexander. 005.36 MIC
- Exploring BeagleBone : tools and techniques for building with embedded Linux, Derek Molloy. 005.446 LIN
- Hands-on mobile app testing : a guide for mobile testers and anyone involved in the mobile app business, Daniel Knott. 006.3 KNO
- Hello, Android : introducing Google's mobile development platform, Ed Burnette. 004.16 BUR
- iPad for seniors in easy steps, Nick Vandome. 004.165 IPA
- Learning to program, Steven Foote. 005.1 FOO
- Power Excel with MrExcel : 567 Excel mysteries solved, Bill Jelen. 005.36 MIC
- Problogger : secrets for blogging your way to a six-figure income, Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett. 006.7 ROW
- Provides information on ways to create and enhance blogs to generate income.
- Rails crash course : a no-nonsense guide to Rails development, Anthony Lewis. 005.133 RAI
- Raspberry Pi projects for dummies, Mike Cook, Jonathan Evans, and Brock Craft. 005.1 COO
- Sams teach yourself Windows PowerShell in 24 hours, Timothy Warner. 005.42 WAR
- Screens and teens : connecting with our kids in a wireless world, Kathy Koch, PH.D. 004.67 KOC
- Surviving the zombie apocalypse : safer computing tips for small business managers & everyday people, Max Nomad. 005.8 NOM
- Test drive the Microsoft private cloud, Ron Carswell. 004.67 CAR
- The software craftsman : professionalism, pragmatism, pride, Sandro Mancuso. 005.1 MAN
- Windows 10 for dummies, Andy Rathbone. 005.446 MIC
- Windows 10 primer : what to expect from Microsoft's new operating system, Mike Halsey. 005.446 MIC
- Wireless smart home control system with future update capability : technology to keep you connected to your home from anywhere across the globe, Safa Hamdare. 004.68 HAM
Crafts & Collecting
- A century of Royal Doulton character & Toby jugs, Stephen M. Mullins. 738.30942 DOU
- An embroidered Christmas : patterns and instructions for 24 festive holiday stockings, ornaments, and more, Cheryl Fall. 746.44 FAL
- A-Z of thread painting, photography by Andrew Dunbar. 746.44 A
- The ultimate reference guides for needleworkers with amazing projects, detailed step-by-step instructions and stunning photographs.
- Batman collectables, Rob Burman. 745.592 BUR
- Black dolls : from the collection of Deborah Neff, Frank Maresca. 745.5922 BLA
- Build your own quadcopter : power up your designs with the Parallax Elev-8, Donald Norris. 629.13335 NOR
- Build and customise radio-controlled quadcopters that take off, land, hover and soar. This fun, do-it-yourself guide fuels your creativity with ideas for radical enhancements, including return-to-home functionality, formation flying, and even artificial intelligence!
- Decorative knots : 18 macramé projects, Kat Hartmann. 746.422 HAR
- Electric fashion, Frederic Aranda ; texts by Christine Suppes. 746.92 SUP
- Fashion editor and electronic journal pioneer Christine Suppes shares her personal collection of late 20th and early 21st century costume in photographs by Frederic Aranda.
- Fabric pictures : creating a textile story : a workshop with, Janet Bolton. 746.3 BOL
- Finger weaving scarves & wraps : 18 fun, easy projects made without loom, needle or hook, Naoko Minowa. 746.14 MIN
- Hello Tokyo : handmade projects and fun ideas for a cute, Tokyo-inspired lifestyle, Ebony Bizys ; photography by Boco. 745.5 BIZ
- Incredible metal detecting discoveries : true stories of amazing treasures found by everyday people, Mark Smith. 622.19 SMI
- Kaffe Fassett's V&A quilts : 23 beautiful patchworks inspired by the Victoria & Albert Museum, with Liza Prior Lucy. 746.46 FAS
- Knit : innovation in fashion, art, design, Samantha Elliott. 746.432 ELL
- Knit your own farm, Sally Muir & Joanna Osborne. 746.432 MUI
- Knitted & crocheted slippers, Alison Howard. 746.43 HOW
- Metal detecting : a beginner's guide to mastering the greatest hobby in the world, Mark Smith. 622.19 SMI
- Metal detecting the beach, Mark Smith. 622.19 SMI
- New ceramic surface design : learn to inlay, stamp, stencil, draw, and paint on clay, Molly Hatch. 738.15 HAT
- Quilt lovely : 15 vibrant projects using piecing & appliqué, Jen Kingwell. 746.46 KIN
- Stamp, stencil, paint : making extraordinary patterned projects by hand, Anna Joyce. 745.7 JOY
- Stencil craft : techniques for fashion, art & home, Margaret Peot. 745.73 PEO
- The art of cardboard : big ideas for creativity, collaboration, storytelling, and reuse, Lori Zimmer. 745.54 ZIM
- The crafted garden : stylish projects inspired by nature, Louise Curley ; photography by Jason Ingram. 745.5 CUR
- The improv handbook for modern quilters : a guide to creating, quilting & living courageously, Sherri Lynn Wood. 746.46 WOO
- Toys : how to pick antiques like a pro, Eric Bradley. 688.72 BRA
- Upcycle : 24 sustainable DIY projects, Rebecca Proctor. 745.5 PRO
- Vintage radios : collecting, servicing, restoring, Tony Thompson. 621.38418 THO
- Vintage valve radios : a practical guide for restorers, Tony Thompson. 621.38418 THO
- Watches, David Thompson. 681.114 THO
- The British Museum watch collection is unsurpassed anywhere in the world, and tells the story of the watch which spans an incredible 500 years.
- World War I quilts, Sue Reich. 746.46 REI
Crime & Espionage
- Corruption : a very short introduction, Leslie Holmes. 364.132 HOL
- Guantánamo diary, Mohamedou Ould Slahi. 365.48 SLA
- Since 2002, Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime.
- History of loot and stolen art from antiquity until the present day, Ivan Lindsay. 364.162 LIN
- From the Ancients, Greeks, Romans, Vikings, Moors and Charlemagne, the author traces how a lust for pride of ownership and power over the vanquished has driven conquerors, confiscators (the old-fashioned word for looters) and ruthless administrators to grab the valuable possessions of others.
- Old Sparky : the electric chair and the history of the death penalty, Anthony Galvin. 364.66 GAL
- Out of the darkness, Tina Nash. 362.829 NAS
- It was the case that shocked the nation. On the evening of 20 April 2011, Tina Nash's life changed forever. After suffering months of beatings and domestic abuse at the hands of boyfriend Shane Jenkin, she was subjected to a barbaric and prolonged attack during which Jenkin beat her unconscious and gouged out both her eyes.
- The spiral notebook : the Aurora theater shooter and the epidemic of mass violence committed by American youth, Stephen and Joyce Singular. 364.1523
- Building futures : the Downer story, Richard Wolfe and Steve Barnett. 338.7624 WOL
- Equity crowdfunding for investors : a guide to risks, returns, regulations, funding portals, due diligence, and deal terms, David M. Freedman and Matthew R. Nutting. 332.6
- Peers Inc : how people and platforms are inventing the collaborative economy and reinventing capitalism, Robin Chase. 338.04 CHA
- Property 101 : a guide to investing in New Zealand with a focus on Auckland, Matthew Gilligan. 332.6324 GIL
- The FIRE economy, Jane Kelsey. 338.993 KEL
- The FIRE economy — finance, insurance and real estate — is now the world's principal source of wealth creation. Its rise has transformed our political, economic and social landscapes.
- Wealth secrets of the 1% : how the super rich made their way to the top, Sam Wilkin. 330.16 WIL
- Televisionaries : inside the chaos and innovation of the digital revolution, Marc Tayer. 621.388 TAY
- Sustainable seas : managing the marine environment, Lucy Brake and Raewyn Peart. 333.916 BRA
- Weeds, Nina Edwards. 632.5 EDW
- Denim dudes : street style, vintage, workwear, obsession, Amy Leverton. 391.1 LEV
Film, Television & Theatre
- Film on the faultline, Alan Wright. 791.4366 FIL
- Film has always played a crucial role in the imagination of disaster. Earthquakes, especially, shift not only the ground beneath our feet but also herald a new way of thinking or being in the world.
- Keepers : the greatest films and personal favourites of a moviegoing lifetime, Richard Schickel. 791.4309 SCH
Food & Wine
- 100 buttercream flowers : the complete step-by-step guide to piping flowers in buttercream icing, Valeri Valeriano & Christina Ong. 641.8653 VAL
- 88 kitchen tales : or how to make yummy plant-based dishes and have a ton of fun doing it, Maya and Jerry Novak Sever. 641.5636 NOV
- Benares, Atul Kochhar. 641.5954 KOC
- At Benares the superior service and setting are the height of luxury, but it is the sublime food that truly sets the restaurant
- Comfort food : simple soups, stews, casseroles and more, Simon & Alison Holst. 641.5 HOL
- There are days we all crave some good old comfort food. Simon and Alison Holst know how to dish up that comfortable feeling to your taste buds, with their delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes that never let you down!
- Cooked raw : how one celebrity chef risked everything to change the way we eat, Matthew Kenney. 641.563 KEN
- Eating clean, living paleo : New Zealand paleo cookbook, Rachael Devcich. 641.563 DEV
- Express lane cooking : 80 quick-shop meals using 5 ingredients, Shawn Syphus. 641.555 SYP
- Green proteins, Fern Green ; photographs by Deirdre Rooney. 641.65 GRE
- Little bites : 100 healthy, kid-friendly snacks, Christine Chitnis and Sarah Waldman. 641.53 CHI
- My garden kitchen : easy weekdays and slow-food weekends, Unna Burch. 641.5 BUR
- Superfoods at every meal : nourish your family with quick and easy recipes using 10 everyday superfoods, Kelly Pfeiffer. 641.563 PFE
- The best homemade kids' snacks on the planet : more than 200 healthy homemade snacks you and your kids will love, Laura Fuentes. 641.53 FUE
- The big book of home brew, Michael Donaldson ; photography by Jed Soane. 641.873 DON
- The modern juicer : 52 dairy-free drink recipes using rice, oats, barley, soy, and vegetables, Maria del Mar Gomez. 641.875 GOM
- Thermo-struck : the easiest cookbook for all thermo-appliances with over 200 amazing recipes, Kim McCosker. 641.587 MCC
Gardens and Gardening
- Growing bulb vegetables : a directory of varieties and how to cultivate them successfully, Richard Bird. 635.2 BIR
- Growing shoots, peas and beans : a directory of varieties and how to cultivate them successfully, Richard Bird. 635 BIR
- Paul Bangay's guide to plants, Paul Bangay. 635.9 BAN
- Secret gardens of the Cotswolds : a personal tour of 20 private gardens, Victoria Summerley. 712.60942 SUM
- The dictionary of science for gardeners : 6000 scientific terms explored and explained, Michael Allaby. 635 ALL
- The edible city : grow, cook, share, Indira Naidoo. 635 NAI
- The water gardening idea book : how to build, plant, & maintain ponds, fountains, and basins, Peter Bisset. 635.9674 BIS
Health & Medicine
- Apple cider vinegar for health and beauty : recipes for weight loss, clear skin, superior health, and much more, the natural way, Simone McGrath. 615.32 MCG
- Coeliac disease : what you need to know, Alex Gazzola. 616.399 GAZ
- Fitness after 40 : your strong body at 40, 50, 60, and beyond : includes a 6-week total-body workout program, Vonda Wright, M.D., M.S., with Ruth Winter, M.S. 613.7044
- I want to sleep : how to get a good night's sleep, Harriet Griffey. 612.821 GRI
- Is dementia a bigger word than cancer?, Ross Colquhoun. 616.83 COL
- Kale and coffee : a renegade's guide to health, happiness & longevity, Kevin Gianni. 613.2 GIA
- Moody bitches : the truth about the drugs you're taking, the sleep you're missing, the sex you're not having…, Julie Holland, M.D. 616.8527 HOL
- The coregasm workout : the revolutionary method for better sex through exercise, Dr. Debby Herbenick. 613.71 HER
- The ghost in my brain : how a concussion stole my life and how the new science of brain plasticity helped me get it back, Clark Elliott. 616.8523 ELL
- The Headspace guide to a mindful pregnancy, Andy Puddicombe. 618.24 PUD
- The parent's guide to homeopathy : safe, natural remedies for children, from newborns through teens, Shelley Keneipp. 615.532 KEN
- The real meal revolution : the radical, sustainable approach to healthy living, Professor Tim Noakes, Jonno Proudfoot and Sally-Ann Creed. 641.5638 NOA
- The toxin-free home : a guide to maintaining a clean, eco-friendly, and healthy home, Alison Haynes. 613.5 HAY
- The urban survival handbook : what to do in an accident, assault or terror attack : the essential guide to dealing with emergencies at home, at work and on the city streets : expert advice shown step-by-step in 500 photographs and diagrams, Harry Cook, Bill Mattos, Bob Morrison. 613.69 COO
History, Geography & Travel
- Agincourt, Anne Curry. 944.026 CUR
- Antarctica cruising guide, Peter Carey & Craig Franklin. 998.9 CAR
- Bizarre England : discover the country's secrets & surprises, David Long. 942 LON
- An intriguing tour of England's weirdest and most fascinating sights. From weird buildings to eccentric museums and from mystical superstitions to remnants of magical rites, this is a guide to England like no other.
- Can we live here : finding a home in paradise, Sarah Alderson. 910.41 ALD
- Cobra in the bath : adventures in less travelled lands, Miles Morland. 910.4 MOR
- Dancing with the devil in the City of God : Rio de Janeiro on the brink, Juliana Barbassa. 981.53 BAR
- Death in Florence : the Medici, Savonarola, and the battle for the soul of a Renaissance city, Paul Strathern. 945.51 STR
- Face to face : conversations with remarkable New Zealanders, Paul Moon ; photographs, Jane Ussher. 920.093 MOO
- Florence : a walking guide to its architecture, Richard J. Goy. 945.51 GOY
- Fracture : life & culture in the West, 1918-1938, Philipp Blom. 909.82 BLO
- The award-winning author of The Vertigo Years argues that in the aftermath of World War I, Western culture redirected energies into hedonistic, aesthetic and intellectual adventures of self-discovery in ways that triggered world-changing innovations.
- From Alba to Aotearoa : profiling New Zealand's Scots migrants 1840-1920, Rebecca Lenihan. 305.89163 LEN
- Granada : a pomegranate in the hand of God, Steven Nightingale. 946.82 NIG
- Explores the rich history of Granada, a region historically known for its religious tolerance and intellectualism, and describes the region's decline after the unification of Spain.
- Haerenga : early Māori journeys across the globe, Vincent O'Malley. 910.4 OMA
- From the late eighteenth century, Māori travellers spread out from New Zealand to Australia, Britain and the world. Most travellers eventually returned home, bringing something of their own 'new world' experiences with them.
- London : a travel guide through time, Matthew Green. 942.1 GRE
- Magna Carta : the foundation of freedom, 1215-2015, Nicholas Vincent. 942.033 VIN
- Migration, ethnicity, madness : New Zealand 1860-1910, Angela Mccarthy. 362.20869 MCC
- Narrowboat nomads : living the dream on the English waterways, Steve Haywood. 942 HAY
- On the Nile : in the golden age of travel, Andrew Humphreys. 962 HUM
- Passage to Cuba : an up-close look at the world's most colorful culture, Cynthia Carris Alonso. 972.91 CAR
- Putinism : Russia and its future with the West, Walter Laqueur. 947.086 LAQ
- Rome's revolution : death of the republic and birth of the empire, Richard Alston. 937 ALS
- Scottish history without the boring bits : a chronicle of the curious, the eccentric, the atrocious and the unlikely, Ian Crofton. 941.1 CRO
- Sea legs : a boat's story, Simon Bliss. 910.45 BLI
- Sea Legs is not just a story about a boat — it is a boat's story. The book starts with Rivalé as the narrator during her construction in post-war Holland.
- Shetland Islands, James A. Pottinger. 941.135 POT
- Sicily : a short history, from the Greeks to Cosa Nostra, John Julius Norwich. 945.8 NOR
- Sikkim : requiem for a Himalayan kingdom, Andrew Duff. 954.167 DUF
- The 51 day war : ruin and resistance in Gaza, Max Blumenthal. 956.94054 BLU
- The crossing : my journey to the shattered heart of Syria, Samar Yazbek. 956.91 YAZ
- The ice walk : surviving the Soviet break-up and the new Russia, Helen Womack. 947.08 WOM
- The lives of colonial objects, Annabel Cooper. 993.02 LIV
- The mistresses of Cliveden, Natalie Livingstone. 942 SHR
- The rebel of Rangoon : a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma, Delphine Schrank. 959.105 SCH
- The story of Hampton Court Palace, David Souden and Lucy Worsley. 942.19 SOU
- The street of wonderful possibilities : Whistler, Wilde & Sargent in Tite Street, Devon Cox. 942.1 COX
- A beautifully illustrated art history and cultural biography of one of the most influential artistic quarters in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries London's Tite Street.
- The two-state delusion : Israel and Palestine :a tale of two narratives, Padraig O'Malley. 956.94054 OMA
- Arguing that a two-state solution is no longer a viable path to lasting peace, a controversial assessment of the Israeli-Palestine conflict addresses key issues while outlining a framework for action.
- The way a river went : following the Volga through the heart of Russia, Thom Wheeler. 947.4 WHE
- Thirty years around the world, Tim Le Couteur. 910.41 LE
- New Zealand was the planned stop-over for Tim and Ginny Le Couteur when they set sail from England in 1971
on their circumnavigation. Little did they know it would take them thirty years to complete.
- Vroom with a view, Peter Moore. 945 MOO
- It was the late night Tai Bo fitness commercial warning him that life comes to an end after 40 that prompted Peter Moore to chase a boyhood dream. To go to Italy and seek out its celebrated dolce vita from the back of a Vespa
- War against all Puerto Ricans : revolution and terror in America's colony, Nelson A. Denis. 972.95 DEN
- Wild ruins : the explorer's guide to Britain's lost castles, follies, relics and remains, Dave Hamilton. 941 HAM
- Wildboy : an epic trek around the coast of New Zealand, Brando Yelavich with Nicola McCloy. 993 YEL
- Fast going off the rails and hanging out with the wrong crowd, Brando Yelavich, a plucky 20-year-old from Auckland's North Shore, decided he needed to change his life. He needed a mission. He was going to walk around New Zealand.
- Yours faithfully, Henry Tewsley : from his personal letterbook of the colonial years 1854-78, Ally McBride. 993.92 TEW
House & Garden
- 150 best new bathroom ideas, Francesc Zamora Mola. 747.78 ZAM
- For homeowners and architects alike, an irresistible collection of hundreds of inspirational full-colour profiles of 150 of the most exciting contemporary bathroom design.
- Arts & crafts stained glass, Peter Cormack. 748.5 COR
- Boutique bags : classic style for modern living : 19 projects, 76 bags, Sue Kim. 646.48 KIM
- Building outdoor kitchens : for every budget, Steve Cory and Diane Slavik. 690.89 COR
- Get set, sew : the beginner's sewing machine book, Jane Bull. 646.2 BUL
- Happy home outside : everyday magic for outdoor life, Charlotte Hedeman Guéniau. 747.79 HED
- Miller's field guide glass, Series editor, Judith Miller. 748.2 MIL
- Modern DIY upholstery : step-by-step upholstery and re-upholstery projects for beginners and beyond, Vicky Grubb. 684.12 GRU
- My stylish French girlfriends, Sharon Santoni. 747 SAN
- Pure colour : a pure style sourcebook of colour inspiration, Jane Cumberbatch. 747.94 CUM
- The sewing bible for clothes alterations : a step-by-step practical guide on how to alter clothes, Judith Turner. 646.2 TUR
- Confessions of a showbiz reporter, Holly Forrest. 070.449 FOR
- Press junkets. Premiers. Dom Perignon. They're all in a day's work for your average Hollywood celebrity. But, what's it like on the otherside of the microphone?
- Block buster! : Fergus Hume & the mystery of a hansom cab, Lucy Sussex. 823.8 HUM
- Before there was Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, there was Fergus Hume's The Mystery of a Hansom Cab — the biggest and fastest-selling detective novel of the 1800s, and Australia's first literary blockbuster.
- James K. Baxter, complete prose, Edited and introduced by John Weir. 828.914 BAX
- London war notes : 1939-1945, Mollie Panter-Downes. 940.5342 PAN
- Monday, June 17th 1940 the tragic day on which Britain lost the ally with whom she had expected to
fight to the bitter end. London was as quiet as a village.
- On writing, Charles Bukowski. 816.54 BUK
- Touché : the duel in literature, John Leigh. 809.933 LEI
- The monarchs of seventeenth-century Europe put a surprisingly high priority on the abolition of dueling, seeing its eradication as an important step from barbarism toward a rational state monopoly on justice. But it was one thing to ban dueling and another to stop it.
- Unbuttoning America : a biography of "Peyton Place", Ardis Cameron. 813.54 MET
- Story of Grace Metalious and the novel she wrote.
- Bridges over India : Kevin Foote : the story of New Zealander, Kevin Foote, railwayman, wireless operator, air gunner, Alan Paisey. 940.5425 FOO
Music & Musicians
- Dreams to remember : Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the transformation of Southern soul, Mark Ribowsky. 781.644 RED
- Visual memories : a musical heritage : the Christchurch music scene 1968-1980, Kevin Hill. 781.66 HIL
- Whiskey bottles and brand-new cars : the fast life and sudden death of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mark Ribowsky. 781.66 LYN
- Behind the binoculars : interviews with acclaimed birdwatchers, Mark Avery and Keith Betton. 598.072 AVE
- Bird minds : cognition and behaviour of Australian native birds, Gisela Kaplan. 598.0994 KAP
- Rainbow dust : three centuries of delight in British butterflies, Peter Marren. 595.78 MAR
- Ralph Steadman's nextinction, Commentary by Ceri Levy. 598.168 STE
- Cartoonist and friend of the feathered, Ralph Steadman, gives his unique take on critically endangered birds.
- The Australian dingo : origins, behaviour and conservation, Bradley Smith. 599.77 AUS
- The cultural lives of whales and dolphins, Hal Whitehead and Luke Rendell. 599.5 WHI
- Drawing on their own research as well as scientific literature including evolutionary biology, animal behaviour, ecology, anthropology, psychology and neuroscience, two cetacean biologists submerge themselves in the unique environment in which whales and dolphins live.
- Voices in the ocean : a journey into the wild and haunting world of dolphins, Susan Casey. 599.53 CAS
- Chinese brush painting : traditional and contemporary techniques using ink and water soluble media, Cheng Yan. 751.425 YAN
- Magic places : the adults' guide to young children's creative artwork, Pennie Brownlee. 649.51 BRO
- Mum's the word : everyday ideas to create a fun family life, Danielle Wright. 649.5 WRI
- Sparkly green earrings : catching the light at every turn : a memoir, Melanie Shankle. 306.8743 SHA
- Written in the familiar, stream-of-consciousness style of her blog, Big Mama, this is a heartwarming and hilarious look at motherhood from someone who is still trying to figure it all out.
- Stress-free feeding : how to develop healthy eating habits in your child, Lucy Cooke and Laura Webber. 649.3 COO
- The new parents' survival guide : the first three months, Wendy Green. 649.122 GRE
- Your sleepless baby : the rescue guide, Rowena Bennett. 649.122 BEN
Pets & Animals
- Lessons from Tara : life advice from the world's most brilliant dog, David Rosenfelt. 636.7 ROS
- Success with chickens : the 'what, where and why' of trouble-free chicken keeping, J.C. Jeremy Hobson. 636.5 HOB
- The Animal Sanctuary : the inspirational story of a New Zealand animal and wildlife refuge, Shawn Bishop with Allison Jones. 636.083 BIS
- The dairy goat handbook : for backyard, homestead, and small farm, Ann Starbard. 636.39 STA
- The good life for beginners, Nadene Hall. 636 HAL
Philosophy and psychology
- The black mirror : fragments of an obituary for life, Raymond Tallis. 128 TAL
- Inspired by E. M. Forster's thought that 'Death destroys a man but the idea of it saves him', The Black Mirror takes death as an external viewpoint from which we may see our lives more clearly.
- Digital railway photography : a practical guide, Jeremy de Souza. 778.99385 DE
- European portrait photography since 1990, Frits Gierstberg. 778.92 EUR
- Harry Gruyaert, Foreword by François Hoebel. 779 GRU
- Josef Koudelka : nationality doubtful, Matthew S. Witkovsky. 779 KOU
- Moments : the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs : a visual chronicle of our time, Hal Buell. 070.49 BUE
- A thousand mornings, Mary Oliver. 811.54 OLI
- Latest readings, Clive James. 028.9 JAM
- Lost and gone away, Lynn Jenner. 821.92 JEN
- Shaggy magpie songs, Murray Edmond. 821.914 EDM
- Waiting for the past : poems, Les Murray. 821.914 MUR
Politics & Government
- How to catch a Russian spy : the true story of an American civilian turned double agent, Naveed Jamali and Ellis Henican. 327.12 JAM
- ISIS : the state of terror, Jessica Stern and J. M. Berger. 320.55 STE
- The WikiLeaks files : the world according to US empire, Introduction by Julian Assange. 327.73 WIK
- When corporations rule the world, David C. Korten. 322.3 KOR
Religion & Ethics
- Death talk : the case against euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, Margaret Somerville. 179.7 SOM
- Faith versus fact : why science and religion are incompatible, Jerry A. Coyne. 261.55 COY
- Intelligent disobedience : doing right when what you're told to do is wrong, Ira Chaleff. 170.44 CHA
- Stay : lessons my dogs taught me about life, loss, and grace, Dave Burchett. 248.4 BUR
- Tattered and mended : the art of healing the wounded soul, Cynthia Ruchti. 242.4 RUC
- The best yes : making wise decisions in the midst of endless demands, Lysa TerKeurst. 248.4 TER
- An introduction to modern cosmology, Andrew Liddle. 523.1 LID
- Animal, vegetable, mineral? : how eighteenth-century science disrupted the natural order, Susannah Gibson. 508 GIB
- Beyond the war on invasive species : a permaculture approach to ecosystem restoration, Tao Orion. 631.58 ORI
- Cakes, custard + category theory : easy recipes for understanding complex mathematics, Eugenia Cheng. 510 CHE
- Glaciers : the politics of ice, Jorge Daniel Taillant. 551.312 TAI
- Glaciers is a volume about the role glaciers play in our daily lives (often without us knowing), the risks posed to glaciers from natural and anthropogenic activity (including climate change and industrial pollution), and policies and practices that should be employed to protect this fundamental hydrological reserve.
- House of Karls, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. 500 KRU
- Life's greatest secret : the race to crack the genetic code, Matthew Cobb. 572.8 COB
- Nuclear physics, Frank Close. 539.7 CLO
- Numbers : their tales, types, and treasures, Alfred S. Posamentier & Bernd Thaller. 513.5 POS
- Plant sensing & communication, Richard Karban. 581.4 KAR
- Terrain : travels through a deep landscape, Geoff Chapple. 559.3 CHA
- Terrain is the result — a lucid, personal and sometimes funny account of New Zealand's most astonishing landscapes. Their stories and revelations are a prompt to look more closely at the ground we walk on.
- The boy who played with fusion : extreme science, extreme parenting, and how to make a star, Tom Clynes. 539.76 WIL
- The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives, Stephen Buchmann. 582.13 BUC
- The water book, Alok Jha. 553.7 JHA
- Water : a very short introduction, John Finney. 553.7 FIN
- Mindfulness for life : a six-week guide to inner peace, Oli Doyle. 158.1 DOY
- No sweat : how the simple science of motivation can bring you a lifetime of fitness, Michelle Segar, PhD. 153.8 SEG
- Sitting still like a frog : mindfulness exercises for kids (and their parents), Eline Snel. 155.413 SNE
- The compassionate mind : a new approach to life's challenges, Paul Gilbert. 152.4 GIL
- The little spark : 30 ways to ignite your creativity, Carrie Bloomston. 153.35 BLO
- The mind makeover : the answers to becoming the best you yet, Sharron Lowe. 158.1 LOW
- The narcissist test : how to spot the outsized egos and the suprising things we can learn from them, Craig Malkin. 616.8585 MAL
- Ultimate psychometric tests : over 1,000 verbal, numerical, diagrammatic and personality tests, Mike Bryon. 153.93 BRY
- What we think about when we try not to think about global warming : toward a new psychology of climate action, Per Espen Stoknes. 155.9 STO
- You can relax and overcome stress : change your thinking, change your life, Mike George. 155.9042 GEO
- Altered genes, twisted truth : how the venture to genetically engineer our food has subverted science, corrupted government, and systematically deceived the public, Steven M. Druker. 363.192 DRU
- Climate, science, and colonization : histories from Australia and New Zealand, James Beattie, Emily O'Gorman, and Matthew Henry. 304.25 CLI
- How to make any divorce better! : specific steps to make things smoother, faster, less painful and save you a lot of money, Ed Sherman. 306.89 SHE
- J. Edgar Hoover & Clyde Tolson : investigating the sexual secrets of America's most famous men and women, Darwin Porter. 363.25 HOO
- Move UP : why some cultures advance while others don't, Clotaire Rapaille and Andrés Roemer. 303.44 RAP
- The four-dimensional human : ways of being in the digital world, Laurence Scott. 303.483 SCO
- The shed that fed a million children : the extraordinary story of Mary's Meals, Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow. 363.8 MCF
- Unplugged : how to live mindfully in a digital world, Orianna Fielding. 302.23 FIE
- Weed the people : the future of legal marijuana in America, Bruce Barcott. 362.295 BAR
Sport & Recreation
- After the wind : 1996 Everest tragedy : one survivor's story, Lou Kasischke. 796.522 KAS
- Barbarian days : a surfing life, William Finnegan. 797.32 FIN
- Describes the author's experiences as a lifelong surfer, from his early years in Honolulu through his culturally sophisticated pursuits of perfect waves in some of the world's most exotic locales.
- Black jersey, silver fern : Tom Ellison : first Maori to captain the All Blacks, Denis Dwyer. 796.333 ELL
- Bullrush! : a celebration of the great New Zealand game, David Slack. 796.14 SLA
- Diego Costa : the art of war, Fran Guillén. 796.334 COS
- Flyfisher's chronicle : in search of trout and other fishes and the flies that catch them, Neil Patterson. 799.12 PAT
- Going up is easy : the first woman to ascend Everest without oxygen, Lydia Bradey with Laurence Fearnley. 796.522 BRA
- Inside the cup : secrets behind our All Black campaigns, Phil Gifford. 796.3336 GIF
- Money and soccer : a soccernomics guide, Stefan Szymanski. 796.334 SZY
- One putt : the ultimate guide to perfect putting, Ken Brown. 796.3523 BRO
- Paying the price, Stephanie Millward. 797.21 MIL
- Rugby World Cup 2015 : the official tournament guide, foreword by Bernard Lapasset. 796.3336 RUG
- Sea kayaking : the classic manual for touring, from day trips to major expeditions, John Dowd. 797.122 DOW
- The netball practice bible : essential drills, session plans and coaching advice, Anna Sheryn and Chris Sheryn. 796.324 SHE
- Winging it : random tales from the right wing, Cory Jane with Scotty Stevenson. 796.333 JAN
- Yes! : my improbable journey to the main event of WrestleMania, Daniel Bryan with Craig Tello. 796.812 BRY
Trains, Boats, Planes
- The A303 : highway to the sun, Tom Fort. 388.1 FOR
- After the flood : what the Dambusters did next, John Nichol. 940.544 NIC
- Anzac : Sari Bair, Stephen Chambers. 940.42 CHA
- Britain's future navy, Nick Childs. 359.00941 CHI
- Chemical warfare in Australia, Geoff Plunkett. 358.3 PLU
- Churchill's and Stalin's secret agents : Operation Pickaxe at RAF Tempsford, Bernard O'Connor. 940.5486 OCO
- Death by mustard gas : how military secrecy and lost weapons can kill, Geoff Plunkett. 358.3 PLU
- Enemy in the East : Hitler's secret plans to invade the Soviet Union, Rolf-Dieter Müller ; translated by Alexander Starritt. 940.532 MUL
- For king and country : the biographies of New Zealand's WW1 naval casualties, compiled by Gerry Wright. 940.45 WRI
- Gurkha : better to die than live a coward : my life in the Gurkhas, Kailash Limbu. 355.31 LIM
- Hidden warships : finding World War II's abandoned, sunk, and preserved warships, Nicholas A. Veronico. 940.545 VER
- Japanese battleships, 1897-1945 : a photographic archive, R.A. Burt. 623.8252 BUR
- Johnny Enzed : the New Zealand soldier in the First World War, 1914-1918, Glyn Harper. 940.41 HAR
- Just to let you know I'm still alive : postcards from New Zealanders during the First World War, Glenn Reddiex. 940.393 RED
- This book takes the reader on a journey into the colourful world of the picture postcard during World War One when the form of communicating was to mail a postcard with a message on the reverse side to a loved one serving on the battle fields of Europe.
- Obedient unto death : a Panzer Grenadier of the Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hilter reports, Werner Kindler. 940.5482 KIN
- Remembering Gallipoli : interviews with New Zealand Gallipoli veterans, Christopher Pugsley and Charles Ferrall. 940.42 PUG
- New Zealand Gallipoli veterans were interviewed in the 1980s about their experiences in the war — this book collects their memories of their time on Gallipoli and provides first-hand accounts of what it was like. It is supplemented with an introduction by Christopher Pugsley and Charles Ferrall that gives an overview of the events at Gallipoli, plus maps and photographs.
- The Boer War : 1899-1902 : Ladysmith, Magersfontein, Spion Kop, Kimberley and Mafeking, Introduced and compiled by John Grehan and Martin Mace. 968.048
- The first day on the Somme, Martin Middlebrook. 940.42 MID
- The Raj at war : a people's history of India's Second World War, Yasmin Khan. 940.5354 KHA
- The secret history of the Blitz : how we behaved during our darkest days and created modern Britain, Joshua Levine. 940.5421 LEV