Non-Fiction

The Rugby Pantry

After becoming ‘foodie friends’ during the 2012 All Blacks end-of-year tour, we launched ‘The Rugby Pantry’ Facebook page. It evolved into a popular site, and The Rugby Pantry cookbook was born. Out now!

First Lady: From Boyhood to Womanhood

An honest, insightful, sometimes brutal but often hilarious account of Elizabeth Roberts, the first New Zealander to undergo full sex-change surgery. Out now!

Cory Jane – Winging it

Cory Jane has never been shy when it comes to joking about his rugby career. Now, he has produced a very different kind of biography. Out now!

The Spectacular and Utterly True History of Tui

Tui, the little beer that did. This is the story of 125 years of brewing, ever since a bloke by the name of Henry Wagstaff made the best cuppa tea he’d ever tasted, with water from the Mangatainoka River.


2015 Rugby Almanack

The 2015 Rugby Almanack records another huge year, including the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship and the Bledisloe Cup, plus the ITM Cup, Super Rugby and a full summary of women’s rugby.

New Zealand Wines 2015 – Michael Cooper’s Buyer’s Guide

Designed to help the buyer to make informed choices about the best value and best quality wines available. In its 23rd year of publication, it is firmly established as the most authoritative and sought-after guide to New Zealan...

2014 New Zealand Cricket Almanack

The New Zealand Cricket Almanack is the cricket lover’s bible and is regarded worldwide as one of the finest books of its kind. Available 6th November 2014

Stars of the All Blacks Poster Book

Double-page posters of the stars of the All Blacks in a giant poster book format. Each page individually perforated for easy tear off. Outstanding photography from some of the world’s greatest rugby photographers. Available 6...


Robbie Deans: Red, Black and Gold

For the first time, Robbie opens up on his career: from the triumphs of his formative years where he was nearly lost to a first-class cricketing career, through Canterbury’s glory days in the early 1980s and the experiences t...

Loose Amongst the Legends: A Memoir

A memoir that begins with Phil Gifford’s personal story, followed by portraits of (mostly) sportspeople Phil had a genuinely close connection with. Out of print but still available in E-Book