The VUP Home Reader is everything we’re working on at the moment—extracts of books which were published in February and March, books which are in the warehouse or on the water, final proofs and uncorrected proofs, manuscripts and work-in-progress—stretching into 2021. We offer it as company, as entertainment, as a promise.Stay safe and well.Stay ho.. More
A unique and whimsical insight into an early colonial Southland which has long been forgotten. This book is an historical account by an unnamed Tasmanians visit to New Zealand and first published in Australia over 140 years ago.
The ebook version of the biography of Wiremu Pere (Wi Pere), the Māori leader who lived from 1837 to 1915, taking his tribes of Rongowhakaata and Te Aitanga a Mahaki through some of the most turbulent chapters of New Zealand history. He stood resolute against colonialism and entered parliament to stand up for his East Coast people, yet was astut.. More
The Pacific Islands remain for most people a region of obscurity or puzzlement.
The attention of news media is attracted by atypical events such as political violence that contradict the peaceful tourist image of sun, sea and smiling faces. Journalists, travellers, business people and the general public have few paths to access specialised k.. More