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...

The Essential Footrot Flats

For 40 years, Murray Ball’s Footrot Flats has ruled both the New Zealand and Australian comic strip roost. Now Upstart Press presents the best of Footrot Flats. Available 9th October 2014.       

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...

Little Bo Peep and more . . .

Four gorgeous nursery rhymes about sheep in New Zealand.


The newest novel in the best-selling Tito Ihaka series, by Ngaio Marsh award-winning author, Paul Thomas.

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

The ALL BLACKography

The most comprehensive book on the 1130 players to have represented New Zealand in rugby ever published. Out of print

Swimming in the Dark

International best-selling author Paddy Richardson's best book ever. A mesmerising tale of three women who must find the courage to overcome the past and beat the odds to find hope for the future.

Buzzy Bee’s Birthday Party

Buzzy Bee’s Birthday Party is a colourful picture book for preschool and Year 1, with four stories that each help learn a valuable lesson. Includes; Buzzy Bee's Birthday Party, Food Shapes, Mary Lou's Home, What Day is This?