Canterbury University Press
27 July 2018
New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy edited by James Beattie and Richard Bullen (Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehre took home the accolades and the awards for two categories plus the best overall book design at the PANZ Book Design Awards at a ceremony in Auckland last night.
24 May 2018
A new book, Beyond Manapouri: 50 years of environmental politics in New Zealand, traces the history of environmental governance in Aotearoa New Zealand since the heady days of the 1969 Save Manapouri campaign and tackles the reasons for our failure to address our biggest environmental issues.
04 December 2017
Colourful eyewitness accounts in a new book from Canterbury University Press bring to life the fascinating story of how Canterbury Museum came to acquire the largest collection of Chinese art in New Zealand after a group of prominent New Zealanders visited the People’s Republic of China in 1956.
22 November 2017
As artist Len Lye’s legend grows both internationally and domestically, a new book of critical essays shines light on the life, career and art of the outstanding New Zealand-born artist.
31 October 2017
The lessons of the 1918 influenza pandemic could help inform planning for a future pandemic in New Zealand, according to historian Dr Geoffrey Rice.
21 August 2017
Place Names of Banks Peninsula and the Port Hills, by award-winning regional historian Gordon Ogilvie, has been published by Canterbury University Press.
30 June 2017
Austin Mitchell’s new book Revenge of the Rich: The neoliberal revolution in Britain and New Zealand, published by Canterbury University Press, charts the development of a market-driven neoliberal creed, where governments are devoted to efficiency, cost-cutting and austerity at the people’s expense.
18 October 2016
A new book on New Zealand's rivers sets out to inform current debate about the sustainable use of New Zealand's fresh water by exploring the history of our rivers.
16 August 2016
A new work of flash fiction from prize-winning writer Frankie McMillan, published by Canterbury University Press, provides an intriguing evocation of 1950s New Zealand.
21 June 2016
A book about one of the South Island's most shocking multiple murders has been published by Canterbury University Press to mark the 150th anniversary of the crimes.