We have a wide range of books detailing the history of the Far North region.

Books for sale

By Eric Harrison
A pictorial history of Kohukohu, Hokianga.

In the Shadow of Maungataniwha
"In the Shadow of Maungataniwha"
By Olwyn Ramsey
A History of Victoria Valley, Mangatoetoe and Te Puhi districts.

Kaitaia - Portraits from the Past, 1900 - 1939
“Kaitaia - Portraits from the Past, 1900 - 1939”
By Keith Parker

Heke-Nuku-Mai-Nga-Iwi BUSBY
"Heke-Nuku-Mai-Nga-Iwi BUSBY - Not Here By Chance"
By Jeff Evans, 2015
A biography of the late Hekenukumai Busby - businessman, entrepreneur, waka expert and Master waka builder, traditional navigator and highly regarded Te Rarawa elder.

Confidence in Adversity
"Confidence in Adversity"
By Reynold Macpherson
A Biography of Guy Macpherson

Lovers and Husbands and What-not
"Lovers and Husbands and What-not"
By Reynold Macpherson
A Biography of Margaret L. Macpherson.

Forest on Sand
"Forest on Sand"
By E.V. Sale (published in 1985)
The Story of Aupouri State Forest.

Kaitaia's Switzer Home
"Kaitaia's Switzer Home"
Keith Parker

Mangonui - Gateway to the Far North
"Mangonui - Gateway to the Far North"
By Neva Clarke McKenna

Pounamu - New Zealand Jade
"Pounamu - New Zealand Jade"

Wings Over Waipapakauri
"Wings Over Waipapakauri"
By Olwyn Ramsey

Matthews of Kaitaia
"Matthews of Kaitaia"
By Sophia, Clarissa & Ludolph Joseph Matthews
The Story of Joseph Matthews and the Kaitaia Mission.

Please contact us about purchasing any of these books. We will advise on shipping costs (if applicable).

Books with free download

Books are provided in PDF format with free download for non-commercial use.

Ahipara Pre-School : 1959 - 1964
“Ahipara Pre-School : 1959 - 1964”
By Barbara Mitcalfe
The first Māori Pre-School's first
four years
Free download (1.5MB PDF)