NEW ZEALAND CHURCH AND SCHOOL HISTORY

Books and ephemera relating to New Zealand Church settlements and parishes, Schools and School Districts, Jubilees, Centennials, histories, and church and school publications.

All these fortunabooks.com prices are in New Zealand dollars, and there is a minimum order required of NZD$20 excluding postage.

For specific schools and parishes look under the appropriate New Zealand History page.



ALEXANDER W. E. 
The First Hundred Years
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Celebrating the Centenary of the New Plymouth Boys' High School 1882-1982.
With colour plates, and illustrated in black and white in the text.
Taranaki, school history, education

VG hardback with VG dust jacket with a sunned spine.
$35 C/D
New Plymouth Boys' High School Centennial Committee 1982 first edition, large 4to, 188pp.
[#4834 ]



BROWN Archdeacon A N 
Brief Memorials of an Only Son
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The only published work by the Tauranga based colonial Church Missionary Society missionary Archdeacon Alfred Nesbit Brown.
Inspired by the death of his son, Alfred Marsh.
Colonial History, Church Missionary Society, CMS, Tauranga, The Elms

VG+ softback stapled in pictorial card wrappers
$20 C/A
D H Maxwell (1964), 40pp + 12pp plates.
[#4023 ]



EWING J L. 
The Development of the New Zealand Primary School Curriculum 1877-1970
cover image of The Development of the New Zealand Primary School Curriculum 1877-1970 for sale in New Zealand

Includes Hogben's New Syllabus, Proficiency Examinations, post war changes and new subjects.
education, children, teaching

VG hardback in VG- dust jacket.
$30 C/C
New Zealand Council for Educational Research 1970 First Edition, xviii 321pp+ plates
[#4276 ]



FRY Ruth 
Out of the Silence
Methodist Women of Aotearoa 1822-1985
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An illustrated, biographical survey of Methodist women in New Zealand's past.
ISBN 0908803001
women, pioneers, teachers, missionary, public service, biography

VG+ softback
$20 C/B
Methodist Publishing 1987 first edition, 242pp.
[#4653 ]





GRIGG John R.   The Last Ripple A Century of Methodism in the Manawatu
VG VG- DW has rubbing wear, tape residue to fep from errata slip which is present, $30 C/C Grigg 1972 first edition hardcover, 210pp + plates. [# 1752 nz chruch history]

GRIGG John R. [ signed copy]  The Last Ripple A Century of Methodism in the Manawatu
VG VG minor handling wear to DW, signed 'J R Grigg' to fep. $40 C/C Grigg 1972 first edition hardcover, 210pp + plates. Errata slip present. [# 1753 nz chruch history]

HAMES E. W. 
Coming of Age
New Zealand Methodism, the United Church 1913-1972
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New Zealand Methodist Church History Vol 28 Numbers 1 & 2, the Proceedings of the Wesley Historical Society of New Zealand

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket with small chip to bottom edge of front panel, light wear.
$35 C/C
Wesley Historical Society 1974, 157pp +plates and index
[#3849 ]



LAUGHTON J. G. 
From Forest Trail to City Street

The Story of the Presbyterian Church among the Maori People.
From Marsden in 1814 this is the history of the Methodist Maori Mission in New Zealand.
Includes a chronology and lists of missions and missionary appointments.

VG softback in wrappers. Small name stamp to cover.
$35 B/A
Presbyterian Bookroom 1961, 100pp. [#2874 new zealand, history, religion, church, maori ]





LINEHAM & GRIGG 
Religious History of New Zealand: a Bibliography

A preliminary bibliography of works related to religion in New Zealand. ISBN0908665040

VG softback, stapled sheets with pictorial paper cover, two columns per page, a few small scuff punctures to wrapper, light handling wear
$25 B/B
Department of History Massey University 1984, 164pp. [#2796 new zealand, history, religion, church ]





MIDDLETON Sue and Helen MAY 
Teachers Talk Teaching, 1915-1995
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Early Childhood, Schools and Teachers' Colleges in New Zealand.
Interviews with 150 teachers born between 1899 and 1973.
Charts the tides and currents of educational thought in New Zealand over the past 80 year
ISBN9780864693013
education, social history

VG softback.
$30 C/C
Dunmore Press 1997, 380pp.
[#4403 ]



MORRELL W P 
The Anglican Church in New Zealand, a history
cover image of The Anglican Church in New Zealand, a history for sale in New Zealand

With information on the earliest colonial New Zealand, evangelisation and conversion of the Maori.
Also Maori Wars and Melanesian and Polynesian missions.
history, church of england

VG hardback in VG dust jacket.
$25 C/C
Anglican Church of the Province of New Zealand 1973, 277pp
[#3835 ]



PURCHAS H T 
A History of The English Church in New Zealand

New Zealand church history from 1805. Includes much general history as it pertained to the spreading of the gospel into New Zealand, missionary influence on Maori, the Land Wars etc.

G+ hardback cloth, bevelled edges, gilt titled, no dust jacket. Inscription to free end paper. All plates present but a few are loose.
$30 C/C
Simpson & Williams 1914 first edition, xviii 252pp + plates
[#3141 ]

G+ hardback cloth, bevelled edges, gilt titled, no dust jacket. Hinge opened between half title and frontis, binding holds well, list of illustrations page detached, slight fade to backstrip, endpapers browned.
$30 C/C
Simpson & Williams 1914 first edition, xviii 252pp + plates
[#4682 ]





RAINGER Alan and Hugh ABBOTT  
King's College Register 1896-1972

The updated second edition of this New Zealand high school register first published in 1959, complete list of students from 1896-1972 as well as sporting results etc.

VG hardback with no dust jacket, red cloth gilt school device to upper board. $55 C/C King's College Old Boys Association 1972, 686pp, fold out frontis. [#2371 NZ School history, Kings College, Auckland ]




SALMOND J. D.  
By Love Serve

The Story of the Order of Deaconesses of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand

G+ hardback in G+ dust jacket with rubbing wear to spine. Book and dust jacket have pen annotations often giving extra information about the subjects such as naming people in photos etc. $10 C/B Presbyterian Bookroom 1962 first edition hardcover, 62pp. [#2490 new zealand church history]


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SHUKER Roy 
The One Best System?
cover image of The one best system?: A revisionist history of state schooling in New Zealand, for sale in New Zealand

A revisionist history of state schooling in New Zealand.
ISBN 0864690649
Education, Schooling, Academic Training, State School

VG softback, used copy with wear to cover edges.
$25 C/C
Dunmore Press 1987 First Edition, 298pp.
[#5126 ]



SISTERS OF THE LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY  
The Philosophy of the Health Services under the care of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary

mimeographed booklet
FINE $10 +$4 postage worldwide, undated, folded sheets to make 8pp in printed paper wrappers, stapled through once at spine. Issued by Mary Potter Hospice. The Little Company of Mary was a group of Sisters founded by Mary Potter with a mission to care for dying people. They came to Christchurch in 1913 and later established a Foundation in Wellington in 1926. [#2019 new zealand church history]

STOCK Eugene  
The History of the Church Missionary Society in New Zealand

From first contact with 19th century Maori up to 1930s.

VG softback with cup mark to cover, wear to wrappers yapped edges $45 B/A New Zealand Church Missionary Society 1935 first edition sewn wrappers, 68pp + plates + 3pp adverts. [#2324 church history ]




WILLIAMS Alexia 
The Chalkface
cover image of The Chalkface Reikorangi and Waikanae Schools 1895-1996, for sale in New Zealand

A history of Reikorangi and Waikanae Schools 1895-1996, well illustrated.
ISBN 0473039052
wellington, kapiti, education, local history

VG softback, glossy paper stock.
$30 C/C
Waikanae School Centenary Committee 1996 first edition, 328pp
[#4871 ]




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