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New Zealand plants covered

Friday, 19 December 2014, 2:46 pm | Canterbury University Press

A new book on how to make the best use of New Zealand native ground cover plants in gardens of all sizes has been published by Canterbury University Press (CUP). More >>

History of local gem

Monday, 8 December 2014, 2:19 pm | Canterbury University Press

The history of one of the world’s most sought after grasses is unfurled in a new book that has been published by Canterbury University Press (CUP) this month. More >>

Animal welfare lessons from Chch quakes revealed in book

Monday, 1 December 2014, 10:45 am | Canterbury University Press

A new book that explores the impact of the Christchurch earthquakes on animals, and the lessons we can learn in animal welfare from the natural disaster, has been published by Canterbury University Press. More >>

New light shed on Christchurch’s Victoria Square

Monday, 24 November 2014, 11:36 am | Canterbury University Press

Unravelling the rich history of one of Christchurch’s iconic precincts is the focus of the latest book from Canterbury University Press (CUP). More >>

Foothills revisited in new book

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 11:04 am | Canterbury University Press

A new, updated edition of a popular Canterbury walking and tramping guide has been published this month by Canterbury University Press (CUP). Canterbury Foothills & Forests: A Walking and Tramping Guide, first published in 2002 by Shoal Bay Press, ... More >>

Tales from West Coast gold rushes revived in new book

Monday, 17 November 2014, 3:07 pm | Canterbury University Press

Fascinating tales from the men and women who experienced the hardships and triumphs of the West Coast gold rushes have been brought to life in the latest book from Canterbury University Press (CUP). More >>

Popular Kiwi writer’s latest poetry book released

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:40 pm | Canterbury University Press

Popular Kiwi writer Apirana Taylor will launch his sixth volume of poetry with Canterbury University Press in October. More >>

Landmark book on New Zealand’s iconic tuatara released

Friday, 29 August 2014, 10:59 am | Canterbury University Press

A landmark publication about New Zealand’s iconic reptile, the tuatara, has been released by Canterbury University Press (CUP). More >>

Watershed book from freshwater fisheries expert

Tuesday, 11 October 2011, 12:06 pm | Canterbury University Press

A landmark publication by New Zealand’s most distinguished freshwater fish expert, Dr R. M. (Bob) McDowall, will be released posthumously this week. More >>

Memoir aims to encourage discussion on dying, bereavement

Thursday, 23 June 2011, 2:54 pm | Canterbury University Press

The author of a moving memoir of a mother losing her young adult daughter to cancer hopes her writing will generate discussion in this country about our “death-denying culture” and the way people react to the bereaved. More >>

New book explores the Chatham Islands

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 12:15 pm | Canterbury University Press

A comprehensive account of the human and natural history of the Chatham Islands will be published by Canterbury University Press this month. More >>

Autobiography of prominent NZ architect published

Wednesday, 26 November 2008, 9:47 am | Canterbury University Press

The autobiography of Sir Miles Warren, one of New Zealand’s foremost architects, will be released by Canterbury University Press this month. More >>

Brown trout country explored in new book

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 2:40 pm | Canterbury University Press

A photographic journey through some of the South Island’s most beautiful angling locations is on offer in the latest book published by Canterbury University Press. More >>

Book celebrates love of NZ’s native plants

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 10:38 am | Canterbury University Press

A richly illustrated celebration of New Zealanders and their passion for native plants has been published by Canterbury University Press. More >>

Easy identification of NZ marine invertebrates

Monday, 17 March 2008, 11:05 am | Canterbury University Press

A photographic guide to some of the most striking and beautiful invertebrates inhabiting New Zealand’s shallow subtidal waters will be released by Canterbury University Press this month. More >>

Canterbury University Press book a finalist

Friday, 1 June 2007, 3:50 pm | Canterbury University Press

The biography of a pioneering Kiwi composer published by Canterbury University Press has been named a finalist in the Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2007. More >>

Comprehensive guide to Canterbury high country

Wednesday, 28 February 2007, 3:10 pm | Canterbury University Press

An in-depth exploration of the geography and natural and human history of central Canterbury’s high country is the topic of the latest book to be released by Canterbury University Press. More >>

Postman Pete delivers memories of a bygone era

Wednesday, 20 December 2006, 12:02 am | Canterbury University Press

If you have an older relative on your Christmas shopping list who grew up in Canterbury, here’s a novel idea that’s sure to beat socks, chocolates and talcum powder hands down. The Plain and Ordinary Canterbury Sketchbook is a gem of a book that recalls ... More >>

Shining a light on maritime history

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 10:42 am | Canterbury University Press

A new book by Canterbury University Press illuminates the fascinating history of New Zealand’s coastal lighthouse system. Lighting the Coast, by Wellington writer and editor Helen Beaglehole, is the first comprehensive history of New Zealand’s ... More >>

University’s inaugural arts festival

Tuesday, 11 July 2006, 2:15 pm | Canterbury University Press

Christchurch will come alive next month as a wealth of artistic talent goes on show around the city during the inaugural University of Canterbury Arts Festival, Platform. More >>

 

 

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