Latest book by bestselling author aims to inspire children to protect our natural world

 MEDIA RELEASE  NEW ZEALAND NATURE HEROES BY GILLIAN CANDLER Published by Potton & Burton; December 06, 2019; RRP: $29.99 Come face-to-face with our wildlife heroes in bestselling author Gillian Candler’s new book New Zealand Nature Heroes.  Find out how their work is helping to save thousands of rare birds, insects, …

World-renowned dog behaviourist teaches his Zen technique for training your puppy

MEDIA RELEASE PUPPY ZEN Eight Weeks to Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond MARK VETTE Published by Penguin Random House, 05 November 2019, RRP: $45.00 Animal psychologist and zoologist Mark Vette came to fame with global television show ‘Purina Pound Pups to Dog Stars.’ He also taught dogs …

New book celebrates our strong mountaineering heritage

MEDIA RELEASE New book celebrates our strong mountaineering heritage THE GREAT UNKNOWN: MOUNTAIN JOURNEYS IN THE SOUTHERN ALPS BY GEOFF SPEARPOINT Published by Potton & Burton; October 18, 2019; RRP: $59.99 ‘The mountains speak. They draw us in, take us on missions into unseen corners, cast spells and sometimes let …

‘Overgrown cottage industry’ celebrates 50 years and share their recipe for success

MEDIA RELEASE ‘Overgrown cottage industry’ celebrates 50 years and share their recipe for success BARKER’S OF GERALDINE: 50 YEARS PRESERVED BY MICHAEL BARKER Mary Egan Publishing, 01 November 2019, hardback, RRP: $60.00 ‘Michael is truly passionate about working with customers to develop new products and bring innovations to market; he …

Three Kiwi Tales: More fabulous fix-it stories from Wildbase Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Three Kiwi Tales: More fabulous fix-it stories from Wildbase Hospital By JANET HUNT INSPIRING STORIES OF KIWI CONSERVATION Kiwi conservation is a live issue. Over the past 100 years, kiwi numbers have been in rapid decline and urgent, ongoing action around predator control and habitat protection is required …

Dystopian satire evokes impact of climate change and technology in South Pacific nation

MEDIA RELEASE Stella’s world is unravelling in this remarkable work of speculative fiction – reminiscent of Netflix satire Black Mirror and The Handmaid’s Tale – a new novel from writer and literary agent Chris Else. ‘Slowly, the air opened over Byte. A clear view of the seawall stretching from headland …

Saucy gourmet Peta Mathias shares dark and delicious love stories from around the world

MEDIA RELEASE Eat Your Heart Out: Love Stories from Around the World by Peta Mathias Published by Penguin Random House NZ, hardback, 05 November 2019, RRP: $35.00 ‘All you need is love,’ sang the Beetles. Right now, in a world of hate speech, online bullying and worse, we could all …

Jewish humanitarian worker and social entrepreneur under fire in Gaza

MEDIA RELEASE STILL LIVES: A MEMOIR OF GAZA by Marilyn Garson Mary Egan Publishing, 21 October 2019, paperback, RRP: $35.00 ‘In this moving and stunningly eloquent memoir, Marilyn Garson fulfils her promise “to tell what she saw” during her four years in Gaza as a Jewish humanitarian worker and social …

Philanthropist’s book celebrates golden era in our history

MEDIA RELEASE MID-CENTURY LIVING: THE BUTTERFLY HOUSE COLLECTION By CHRISTINE FERNYHOUGH Published by Penguin Random House NZ, hardback, 01 October 2019, RRP: $60.00 CHRISTINE FERNYHOUGH’S EXTRAORDINARY COLLECTION OF MID-CENTURY AND MODERN NEW ZEALAND OBJECTS AND THE STORIES BEHIND THEM The best-selling author of The Road to Castle Hill, Christine Fernyhough’s …