Changing Times: The Story of a New Zealand Town and its Newspaper

By Bob Kerr
Potton & Burton
Hardback $29.99
Paperback $19.99

Changing Times: The Story of a New Zealand Town and its Newspaper: In comic-style picture-book format, 11-year-old Matt tells the story of New Zealand through a town newspaper. From its beginnings in 1840 when Mary and James McPherson bring their printing press from Scotland to start the paper, through the Maori Land Wars, gold rush, the World Wars, all the way to present day and an online format that you can look at on the web.