Meet Sir Edmund Hillary, a shy but determined beekeeper from New Zealand who dreamed of being the first person to climb to the summit of Mt Everest, the world's tallest mountain.
Meet Burt Munro, an unknown, elderly New Zealander whose obsession with setting a world land-speed record at Bonneville on his ancient Indian motorcycle made him a Kiwi legend.
Meet Peter Blake, the famous New Zealand yachtsman, who won the world's most famous yacht races and worked to help save the world's precious waterways.
Meet Jean Batten, the brave, trail-blazing and glamorous aviator, who strove to set new records in death-defying solo flights across the world.
Meet Joan Wiffen, a super-determined, self-taught palaeontologist, and join her on the hunt for the fossils that will prove New Zealand once had dinosaurs.
Since you might have rediscovered your love of cooking during lockdown, here are some cookbooks that feature some cosy winter recipes to help warm you up during this chilly time of year!
Here's a list of great YA and middle-grade recommendations that feature amazing friendships. All of these would be the perfect buddy read with your best friend!
A fantastic collection of books, from early language learning to books about Māori culture and by Māori authors!
A list of novels and non-fiction by Māori writers, from classic bestsellers to exciting new voices.