Whare kōrero : best of Reed writings /

Whare kōrero : best of Reed writings / edited by Gavin McLean. - Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 2007. - 283 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

The 1930s - from religious to secular. Tales of the Maoru bush / James Cowan. The elfin dell and other verses / Johannes Andersen. Sorrows and joys of a New Zealand naturalist / Herbert Guthrie-Smith. Marsden and the missions : prelude to Waitangi / Eric Ramsden. A poor scholar : a tale of progress / C.R. Allen. The mother tongue in New Zealand / Arnold Wall. Strait of adventure / Stephen Gerard. The house of Templemore / Pat Lawlor. Rewi's last stand / Rudall Hayward and A.W. Reed -- The 1940s - finding Reed country. Our cause and our faith / Frank Milner. Passage to Tobruk : the diary of a Kiwi in the Middle East / (Alan) Francis Jackson. In prison / Ormund Burton. Party night again / Harlequin (A.W. Reed). There was gold in the river / F.W.G. Miller. Farthest north : afoot in Maoriland byways / A.H. Reed. Pacific Kiwis : being the story of the service in the Pacific of the 30th battalion, third division, second New Zealand expeditionary force / Oliver Gillespie (ed.). Wayleggo / Peter Newton. The streets of my city : Wellington, New Zealand / F.L. Irvine-Smith. Lazarus and other poems / Ruth Gilbert -- The 1950s - royal tours, bodgies and backblock jokers. Our street / Brian Sutton-Smith. 'The immortals', in Louis Johnsn (ed.), New Zealand poetry yearbook : an annual collection / James K. Baxter. 'Sonnet to MacArthur's eyes', in Louis Johnson (ed.), New Zealand poetry yearbook : an annual collection / R.A.K. Mason. Deer hunter : the experiences of a New Zealand stalker / Joff A. Thomson. Shear nonsense : farming in 22 useless lessons / John W. Brimblecombe. Barbara on the farm / Mary Scott. Tavern in the town / James McNeish. The bodgie : a study in abnormal psychology / Arthur E. Manning. The making of a New Zealander / Alan Mulgan -- The 1960s - prolific, popular and profitable. Heritage destroyed : the crisis in scenery preservation in New Zealand / J.T. Salmon. A good keen man / Barry Crump. Fighting fins / Neil Illingworth. Hot water sailor / Denis Glover. The voyage of the Golden Lotus / Brian Clifford and Neil Illingworth. The painted years / Peter McIntyre. I, George Nepia : the golden years of rugby football / George Nepia and Terry McLean. A river rules my life / Mona Anderson. Tangi / Dennis Turner. The eye of the hurricane / Fleur Adcock. School at Cape Runaway / Lynne Owen. Forbush and the penguins / Graham Billing. One minute of time : the Melbourne-Voyager collision / Harold Hickling. The yarns of Billy Borker / Frank Hardy. Books are my business : the life of a publisher / A.W. Reed. The super men / Graham Alexander and J.S. Tullett. Reluctant editor : the Listener years 1946-67 / M.H. Holcroft. The Wahine disaster / Max Lambert and Jim Hartley -- The 1970s - publisher to New Zealand. A shower of spray and we're away! / Fred Ladd with Ross Annabell. Pack and rifle / Philip Holden. Steam on the Waitemata / W.W. Stewart. Daughter Buffalo / Janet Frame. Mud in your eye : a worm's eye view of the changing world of rugby / Chris Laidlaw. Food for flatters, or how to close the edibility gap / Michael Volkerling. Collected poems 1933-1973 / Allen Curnow. Tooth and nail : the story of a daughter of the depression / Mary Findlay. The rise and fall of a young Turk / R.D. Muldoon. Phantom fleet : the scows and scowmen of Auckland / Ted Ashby. Petticoat pioneers : North Island women of the colonial era, book two / Miriam Macgregor. Soldier / John A. Lee. Broken October : New Zealand 1985 / Craig Harrison. Fishermen of Fiordland / Paul Powell. Amiria : the life story of a Maori woman / Anne Salmond. The great New Zealand myth : a study of the discovery and origin tradition of the Maori / D.R. Simmons. Never enough! / Frank Sargeson -- The 1980s - takeovers and cutbacks. I passed this way / Sylvia Ashton-Warner. Ghost towns of New Zealand / David McGill. Diary of the Kirk years / Margaret Hayward. The Perano whalers of Cook Strait 1911-1964 / Don Grady. 1981 : the tour / Geoff Chapple. Myth and reality : the New Zealand soldier in World War II / John McLeod. Tomorrow, when it's summer : the wit and whimsy of Helen Brown / Helen Brown. KZ7 : inside stories of fear and loathing. Moments of invention : portraits of 21 New Zealand writers / Greg O'Brien and Robert Cross -- The 1990s - lit glit and queering the pitch. The new land : a picture book / Bill Manhire. Staunch : inside New Zealand's gangs / Bill Payne and Peter Quinn. Dangerous desires / Peter Wells. Filling the frame : profiles of 18 New Zealand women / Wendyl Nissen and Jenny Scown. Nights in the gardens of Spain / Witi Ihimaera. 'Ka kite bro' in Witi Ihimaera (ed.),Te ao marama : contemporary Maori writing : volume 5, te torino, the spiral / Willie Davis. Court in the act : the lighter side of law and order in New Zealand / J.R. Callender. 'Spilling the beans' in Peter Wells and Rex Pilgrim (eds), Best mates : gay writing in New Zealand / David Brown. Caught out : tales from the pavilion / Richard Hadlee. Positively George Street : a personal history of sneaky feelings and the Dunedin sound / Matthew Bannister -- The 2000s - the new century. Pukaki : a comet returns / Paul Tapsell. Quake : Hawke's Bay 1931 / Matthew Wright. Ogg. Bob Jones. Hunting in the raw : yarns from the great NZ outdoors / 'Big Al' Lester. Birds of Aotearoa / Margaret Orbell. A radical writer's life / Dick Scott. Hip hip music in Aotearoa / Gareth Shute. The Anzac experience : New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the first world war / Christopher Pugsley. He kete he korero : every kete has a story / Toi Te Rito Maihi and Maureen Lander. Pathways of Taranaki / Tom O'Connor.

An anthology of extracts from a range of Reed Publishing books from the 1930s through each decade to the present.

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