You can find waterfalls almost everywhere in New Zealand, ranging from the smallest mountain freshet to stunning multiple cascades 500 metres or more in height. They are the perfect destination for those wanting to experience nature, whether it be a few minutes' strolling or a half-day tramp. If you are going to take any ... read more
A rugby book for players at all levels and fans of all ages. First published in 1994, now completely revised and updated, including latest information on all aspects of the game: player positions and skills required, tactics needed to win and insight into how the game is played at top levels.
The first edition of Classic New Zealand Road Rides is an invaluable guide to the sport and recreation of road riding. It includes information how to get started, such as buying a bike, setting it up, and going on your first ride. For more ambitious riders, there are sections on training and racing, including nutrition and sa... read more
Over 400 walks from North Cape to Stewart Island. Topographic maps with elevation profiles. Rated for fitness, difficulty, time and length.
|Author:||Brian Miller & Diane Miller|
An easy-to-use pocket guide designed to enhance and extend the experience of cyclists and walkers on the Otago Central Rail Trail. Following an introduction to the region's background and natural history, the book is divided into sections of the trail. Each section has colourful visual cross-sections, photos, ideas of what to... read more
The Greatest show on earth has arrived. The year 2012 sees the Olympic Games coming to the UK for the third time in their history. They have been seven years in the making and it will be many years before their sporting and cultural inheritance fades.
This book celebrates Britain’s achievement in winning the XXX ... read more
The first book to cover in detail Europe's 50 greatest climbs, Mountain High is a book for cyclists of all interests and abilities - from experienced club racers to enthusiastic amateurs who might just want to take on a new challenge. This handy small-format edition includes practical detail of each of the routes (maps, profi... read more
This bestselling pocket-sized racing rules book is unique in covering the rules by race situation. It explains the rules affecting each part of the race course, from the start line, round the marks and on to the finish line, and clear diagrams show which boat is in the right or the wrong. The entire 2013-2016 racing rules are... read more
Useful reminders for trampers, mountaineers, hunters and others in the New Zealand backcountry. First published in 1937, over 130,000 copies of Safety in the Mountains have been carried in the packs of New Zealanders enjoying the backcountry. Providing easily accessible advice, reminders and tips, Safety in the Mountains is ... read more
Both concise and comprehensive, this out-and-out 'crammer' covers all the essentials of the RYA Day Skipper syllabus, arranged and highlighted to make revising easier and now updated and expanded for the fifth edition. Since the first edition was published, Pass Your Day Skipper has helped thousands of students through their ... read more
Sea kayaking is a major, year-round recreational activity in New Zealand. With its mild climate and wonderful coastline, New Zealand would have to be among the best places in the world to go sea kayaking. This new book by the very experienced Kerry Howe won't tell you how to paddle or brace -plenty of other books cover basic ... read more
|Series:||Ginger Series #13|
To be on the sea is something magical. It is to be under fleeting illusion of being free and beyond the reach of the land with its attendant frustrations and pettiness. Under sail you are immediately confronted with a simple set of rules that require you to observe intently and engage your entire being in the enterprise of mo... read more
The adventure of a lifetime for the 56-year-old author, sailing in the Pacific, around the bottom of South America, and completing the circumnavigation of the sub-Antarctic waters, tragically lost in June 1999 on the Antipodes Islands. First published 1988; this edition 2000.
Offering advice to sailors on "going green," this timely book embraces the growing trend toward sustainable lifestyles and shows how "clean boating" can be both practical and enjoyable. Sailing is by nature a sustainable activity, but polluted waters and crowded anchorages are signs that problems must be addressed in order ... read more
From the dawn of civilization man has held a fascination with the sea, and over the centuries has built myriad ships and sailing craft for an equally diverse range of purposes. This title provides a at-a-glance guide to more than 1200 of the most important ships from the earliest times onwards.
Spot X Cruising New Zealand includes information on: Northcape to Eastcape; Anchorages, moorings and marina's; Gps waypoints, bottom types, dangers and exposure; Services, fuel, water, rubbish, gas, air fills, customs & MAF; Sightseeing, fishing, diving, snorkeling, walks and history.
The Skipper's Mast and Rigging Guide is a new title in our popular series of laminated cockpit guides that are designed for easy reference on board in all weather conditions. Of all the elements that are hard to set up on a sailboat, gauging how mast, running rigging and standing rigging should work in combination with each o... read more