Stories


What will you read today? If you don't have time to read now, bookmark your favourite ones and check your Reading List later. If you are taking the bus, find our posters, scan and access a curated collection, part of Stories on the Go

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Stories for * STORIES ON THE GO
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Tim Saunders writes about his life and work on the farm that’s been in his family for five generations. He encompasses drought, farming during lockdown, ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Biography & Memoir, Non Fiction, Travel & Environment
Tim Saunders

31 min read

Published by Allen & Unwin
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  This is a story of doubt. It is a story of people who left little trace. . . . There are no writings to pore over; no monuments to gaze at ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, History, Non Fiction, NZ History
Jennifer Ashton

20 min read

Published by Auckland University Press
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Losing her daughter to the Christchurch earthquake sends Lily back to her childhood village in Northern England to scatter Charlie’s ashes. It’s ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Historical Fiction
Sandra Arnold

5 min read

Published by Mākaro Press
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He kohinga whakaaro, he kohinga wheako hoki mō te waiata me te haka nā tētahi tokānuku kua aua atu e tū ana i taua ao. Ko Tā Tīmoti Kāretu tētah ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Non Fiction, Translation
Published by Auckland University Press
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Can you fall in love with someone you’ve never met? When Belle started writing to Enrico, she certainly wasn’t looking to fall in love! Everythin ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Fiction, Love & romance
Published by Hachette
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BOOK PREVIEW Ideas and inspiration to make your Matariki celebrations sparkle. PÕHUTUKAWA Whakamanahia ngā rau kahurangi kua mene ki te pō. ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Picture Book
Published by Allen & Unwin
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Kua whakamāorihia tā Paulo Coelho pukapuka whakaaweawe, e kaha nei hoki te hokona puta noa i te ao, ā, koinei te pukapuka nui katoa te whakawhitihia ki ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Translation
Paulo Coelho

7 min read

Published by Auckland University Press
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  He whakamāoritanga i te pukapuka o Puripāha nā Witi Ihimaera mō ētahi whānau hoariri e rua ki Te Tairāwhiti. Ko Puripāha te tapanga ka ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Fiction, Maori & Pasifika, Translation
Witi Ihimaera

8 min read

Published by Auckland University Press
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  Kingdom of Blong is the fifth in the Elastic Island Adventures children’s book series for children aged 7 – 12, although note all ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Travel & Environment
Karen McMillan

17 min read

Published by Duckling Publishing
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Flip Flop Bay is the sixth in the Elastic Island Adventures children’s book series for children aged 7 – 12, but note the books can be read as standa ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Humor & Comedy, Travel & Environment
Karen McMillan

18 min read

Published by Duckling Publishing
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Comedian Chris Parker brings his brilliant comic wit to the page. Star of stand-up, winner of Celebrity Treasure Island and lockdown Instagram sens ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Biography & Memoir, Humor & Comedy
Chris Parker

9 min read

Published by Allen & Unwin
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  “Whenever I think of coming to punish my father, it’s always in a strong wind, and that’s blowing now as I drive up the long, unse ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Contemporary Fiction
Owen Marshall

6 min read

Published by Penguin Random House
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  Emotions are messages from your heart, they tell you what you need. Some of them are BIG feelings, and some are very small indeed. Imagin ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Picture Book
Rebekah Ballagh

1 min read

Published by Allen & Unwin
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  A landmark anthology of creative work – poetry, fiction and essays – by emerging Asian New Zealand writers. This landmark collection of poetry, fi ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Non Fiction
Paula Morris

24 min read

Published by Auckland University Press
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Jeanette Fitzsimons was a visionary, a pioneer and a radical. This is the story of someone who battles National and Labour’s lock on parliament ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Biography & Memoir
Gareth Hughes

15 min read

Published by Allen & Unwin
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  Six centuries ago Polynesian explorers, who inhabited a cosmos in which islands sailed across the sea and stars across the sky, arrived i ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, History, Non Fiction
Anne Salmond

5 min read

Published by Auckland University Press
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Nā J.K. Rowling ~ Nā Leon Heketū Blake  i whakamāori  Ko tētahi o ngā tino kōrero mā ngā tamariki ā mohoa nei, ko tā J.K. Rowling Harry Po ...More

* STORIES ON THE GO, Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Translation
J. K. Rowling

33 min read

Published by Auckland University Press