All posts by Rachel Brodrick

ENTRIES CLOSED – The Adventures of Tupaia

Get to know Tupaia, the Tahitian priestnavigator who guided Captain Cook on the Endeavour, travelling from Tahiti to New Zealand. Read about what happened when the Endeavour visited different parts of New Zealand, and how Tupaia assisted with Cook’s translation and negotiation skills. Told in graphic format with a limited palette, this dramatic …


This book is crazy! It’s based around the library notice board in the ubiquitous New Zealand town of Newtoun, where folks are organising a Waitangi festival. Once you dive into this eclectic volume, you can spend hours following each storyline and coming up with your own responses.