ExtractsNgā Tīpakohanga

Sample the latest books from Aotearoa with these exclusive extracts.

Whakamātauria ngā pukapuka hou nō Aotearoa mā ēnei tīpakohanga motuhake.


Extract — Feedback, by Nicholas Golledge

We live in a world where things come and go, rise and fall, grow and decay, tracing out cycles of change that are ordered and predictable. But amongst those well-behaved rhythms hide other phenomena, pulsing and fizzing and refusing to play by the same rules.

10 June 2024
Int the shape of his hand lay a river -extract

Extract — In the shape of his hand lay a river, by Iona Winter

In the shape of his hand lay a river is Iona Winter's fourth collection, and part of a body of work written after her son, prolific musician, Reuben Winter took his life. Here, through a poetic lens, she asks unanswerable questions, while embodying a multiplicity of emotions, and we are called to look at the ineffable absence of a beloved child.

27 May 2024
Heart stood still

Extract — Heart Stood Still

In early 2020 Sharland was nearing the end of a 17-year adventure in Aotearoa. A desire to return to family and the familiar was pulling her back to her homeland, England. When Covid put an end to her travel plans, she found herself facing isolation in Manawatu instead.

22 April 2024
Because all fades extract

Extract — Because All Fades, by Freddie Gillies

Andrew and his girlfriend Jess are making a life for themselves in London, but it's a bit of a grind, and now their relationship is beginning to suffer. Andrew's best friend Jaryd on the other hand is living every young man's dream - a beautiful apartment in Paris, a happy relationship with the lovely Liv, and a business venture gone global.

1 February 2024
ratana the prophet

Extract — Ratana the Prophet, by Keith Newman

In this new edition of his standard biography, Keith Newman reveals the life and times of Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana and the movement he founded in 1918, tracing its activities and influence up to the present-day community of some 50,000 followers.

1 January 1970