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A colourful overview of regional diversity

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 1:33 pm | Oratia Media

Record immigration and tourism numbers mean that not only school kids need to gain an appreciation of New Zealand’s regional diversity. The newly released Regions of New Zealand answers that need in an easily digested, colourful hardback that gives ... More >>

A Wild Wind from the North: Hongi Hika’s 1823 invasion

Saturday, 20 May 2017, 12:56 pm | Oratia Media

A Wild Wind from the North: Hongi Hika’s 1823 invasion of Rotorua Don Stafford Published by Oratia Books ISBN: 978-0-947506-23-0 $39.99 HB Hongi Hika’s invasion of the Rotorua area in 1823 is one of the most dramatic and daring assaults in New ... More >>

The New Zealand Experience at Gallipoli & the Western Front

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 11:58 am | Oratia Media

Brilliant account of our roles in the main battles of the First World War – and how these reshaped our society forever More >>

First full account of Māori tools in over a century

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3:50 pm | Oratia Media

Launched in Rotorua on the weekend, Te Toki me te Whao is the first book by one of New Zealand’s most esteemed experts in woodcarving — and the first book dedicated to Māori tool technology since Elsdon Best’s Stone Implements of the Maori (1912). More >>

Rotorua celebrates the relaunch of history of Arawa people

Monday, 22 August 2016, 5:35 pm | Oratia Media

Rotorua celebrates the relaunch of epic history of Arawa people Rotorua will this week celebrate the relaunch of one of the most important books to emerge from the city – the late Don Stafford’s Te Arawa: A History of the ArawaPeople . Rotorua ... More >>

Māori Place Names: Their meanings and origins

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 12:36 pm | Oratia Media

Māori Place Names: Their meanings and origins A.W. Reed Revised by Peter Dowling More >>

Oratia Media rebrands and expands

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:19 pm | Oratia Media

Independent publishing company Oratia Media is today launching a new corporate identity as part of an expansion of its business and publishing programme. More >>

Oratia Media to publish New Zealand parliamentary guide

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 9:45 am | Oratia Media

At the conclusion of a public request for proposals and selection process, the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives has appointed Oratia Media to publish the fourth edition of the authoritative guide to the conduct of our Parliament – ... More >>

Te Hokowhitu a Tu is back

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 11:00 am | Oratia Media

Christopher Pugsley’s history of Maori and Pacific Islanders in the First World War is in bookstores from today. More >>

Maori Weapons in Pre-European New Zealand

Monday, 18 August 2014, 9:20 am | Oratia Media

At a time of renewed interest in Maori martial arts, Maori Weapons serves as the ideal reference work. More >>

The New Zealand Wars: A Brief History

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 5:20 pm | Oratia Media

M E D I A R E L E A S E 28 July 2014 More >>

Kiwi publisher brings Brazilian children’s classic to NZ

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 9:49 am | Oratia Media

Rio de Janeiro author Diego Albuquerque lands in New Zealand on Monday 16 June to promote the English translation of his classic book Branquinho, O Dognauta by Auckland publisher Peter Dowling As the World Cup focuses attention on Brazil, Auckland-based ... More >>

Oratia Media, Gazelle seal global distribution partnership

Friday, 18 January 2013, 12:17 pm | Oratia Media

Independent publisher Oratia Media and book distributor Gazelle Book Services today announced a partnership to market Oratia’s Libro International books worldwide (excluding the Americas and Australasia). More >>

New Book Showcases New Zealand’s Mega Passion for Tattooing

Friday, 26 October 2012, 11:27 am | Oratia Media

M E D I A R E L E A S E 26 October 2012 NEW ZEALAND TATTOO More >>

New Book Showcases NZ's Mega Passion for Tattooing

Monday, 1 October 2012, 2:32 pm | Oratia Media

New Zealanders are the most tattooed people in the world,* and the new book New Zealand Tattoo showcases the art form, its practitioners and its history. More >>

Helping kids find a way through bullying

Monday, 9 July 2012, 10:30 am | Oratia Media

M E D I A R E L E A S E 09 July 2012 More >>

The Story of Sir Peter Blake

Monday, 18 June 2012, 12:58 pm | Oratia Media

M E D I A R E L E A S E 18 June 2012 The Story of Sir Peter Blake Tessa Duder More >>

To the Gateways of Florence

Wednesday, 24 August 2011, 2:43 pm | Oratia Media

For 50 years after the end of the Second World War, most people in the Chianti region between Florence and Siena did not know that New Zealand forces had been the ones to liberate them from Nazi German occupation in the summer of 1944. More >>

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 8:42 am | Oratia Media

The discovery of New Zealand by Polynesian navigators represents the culmination of one of the great waves of world exploration. More >>

Agricultural Heritage

Wednesday, 20 April 2011, 9:13 am | Oratia Media

No organisation has enjoyed a longer role in the European history of Auckland than the Auckland Agricultural & Pastoral Association Inc. Formed in 1843, the association has been at the forefront of scientific farming, reflected in its annual show, now ... More >>

 

 

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