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Te Hokowhitu a Tu: The Maori Pioneer Battalion in WWI

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 5:08 pm | Libro International

Main history of Maori and Pacific Island role in the First World War makes welcome return More >>

Out on the Water: Twelve Tales of the Sea

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:29 am | Libro International

Renowned children’s author Tessa Duder and illustrator Bruce Potter have combined to produce a stirring collection of twelve stories about kids out on the water around New Zealand. More >>

A History of Ngati Kahungunu

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:06 pm | Libro International

One of the pillars of Maori tribal history will be published tomorrow in a new hardback edition. More >>

New edition of Christopher Pugsley's Gallipoli

Friday, 10 October 2014, 12:18 pm | Libro International

Gallipoli The New Zealand Story Christopher Pugsley Classic account of Gallipoli campaign published in new NZ and UK editions today More >>

Hilarious NZ kids book out today

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 11:05 am | Libro International

Doctor Grundy’s Undies Dawn McMillan & Ross Kinnaird Popular author-illustrator pair returns with new book out today More >>

Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story

Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:40 pm | Libro International

Ahead of the Gallipoli centenary in April 2015, Libro International is proud to publish this redesigned edition of Gallipoli , fully revised by the author, and featuring a host of improved photographs, maps and drawings that really bring the campaign ... More >>

Doctor Grundy’s Undies

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 5:10 pm | Libro International

M E D I A R E L E A S E 12 August 2014 More >>

The New Zealand Wars - A Brief History

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 12:13 pm | Libro International

The legacy of the New Zealand Wars is all around us, but for the most part we are ignorant of how it has shaped our society – and the remnants the conflict left on the landscape. More >>

Māori experience in First World War revealed in new book

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 11:47 am | Libro International

A new book on sale this Thursday provides unprecedented insight into the Māori experience of the First World War by retelling the life of Ngāi Tahu soldier Wiremu Maopo. More >>

The Last Maopo

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 12:08 pm | Libro International

Next month sees the publication of a unique and moving story that marks the centenary of the First World War. Wiremu Maopo was a young farm worker living at Taumutu, outside Christchurch, joined the second Māori Contingent in 1915 and went off to the war. More >>

Christmas classic from the author "I need a new bum"

Saturday, 19 October 2013, 2:42 pm | Libro International

‘One Christmas Eve, some years ago, a ginger kitten wandered along a street on the far side of town. He was hungry, and cold and wet.’ More >>

Kiwi publisher buys rights to Brazilian children’s classic

Monday, 16 September 2013, 5:17 pm | Libro International

Libro International will publish the first English edition of Branquinho, O Dognauta , a classic of Brazilian children’s literature, in mid-2014. More >>

Te Ara exhibition opens in Vancouver

Friday, 9 August 2013, 2:44 pm | Libro International

Launches new trilingual book featuring Musqueam alongside Māori and English. The exhibition Te Ara: Māori Pathways of Leadership, opens today in Vancouver, Canada, in the final stage of its world tour before returning to New Zealand in February ... More >>

Favourite Māori Legends - A.W. Reed, revised by Ross Calman

Thursday, 6 June 2013, 1:22 pm | Libro International

Libro International is therefore proud to be bringing back into print a new edition of Favourite Māori Legends, a much-loved edition of legends published in 1965 by that great collector of stories and language, A.W. Reed. More >>

Patu by Tim Tipene - Release: 16 Nov 2012

Monday, 12 November 2012, 10:40 am | Libro International

12 November 2012 PATU Tim Tipene Hardhitting young adult novel young from awardwinning children’s author A powerful new novel out this week will challenge teenage readers to confront issues of identity, historical truth and life choices in contemporary ... More >>

Release of I need a new bum

Thursday, 20 September 2012, 10:42 am | Libro International

Should you get one that’s blue or yellow spotted? A rocket bum that’s all fire and thrust, or a robo-bum? More >>

Woolly Wally

Wednesday, 18 April 2012, 10:15 am | Libro International

Popular book returns... Woolly Wally is back! Wally is a magnificent ram who is immensely proud of his fine fleece, and the effect it has on the ewes around him. But pride always comes before a fall – or in Wally’s case, before the shearing ... More >>

Introducing: The Treaty of Waitangi

Thursday, 17 November 2011, 12:22 pm | Libro International

New Zealanders in all walks of life need to have a basic knowledge about the the Treaty of Waitangi. But gaining an understanding of the treaty is not an easy matter, with information mostly available through textbooks. More >>

Warrior Kids: Warrior Training for Children

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 11:26 am | Libro International

Thousands of children around New Zealand have been empowered through Tim Tipene’s Warrior Kids programme over the past 17 years. With the launch of his new book Warrior Kids: Warrior Training for Children, this award-winning author and highly ranked ... More >>

Polynesian Navigation and the Discovery of New Zealand

Monday, 22 August 2011, 8:42 pm | Libro International

The discovery of New Zealand by Polynesian navigators represents the culmination of one of the great waves of world exploration. Without the modern navigational aids that Europeans used to reach New Zealand centuries later, the navigator Kupe and ... More >>