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The following items are for sale - drop in and make your purchase in person, or email us on the links below.

Communities remember World War One :
Memorials of the Manawatu District
by Peter Olsen and Janet Doyle.  

ISBN 978-0-473-28398-8

comprises 72 pages with 58 monuments, statues, honours boards, gates and one fountain included.  The book lists the memorials alphabetically and includes a Manawatu map pinpointing their locations.  Colour photos depict the memorials as they stand today, with text covering location, style and a little history, plus the soldier's names listed as they appear on each memorial.

All proceeds go to help fund the Feilding & Districts Community Archive, situated in the Coach House Museum.  To order your copy, email FDCA

... $35.00 each

plus $5 P&P


1881-1981 Centenary Medallion 
Feilding Borough Council

(click on the graphic to order)


... $2.00 each




Kiwi Kids in2 History
This series takes real events from Manawatu-Rangitikei-SHB history and retells them for children.  Many are quirky tales with settings typical of the time. Each story has an indication of its reading level. Most have illustrations or historical photographs, and follow-up activities.  Click on a link below, or on the graphic to order or to request a brochure.

Book 1:  Go, Horse, Go





... $12.00 each

Book 2:  Tricks & More Tricks ... $14.00 each
Book 3:  Money Making ... $14.00 each

Book 4:  Mysteries

... $14.00 each
Book 5:  A Long Trek
Cover shows the walking tree that created the gorge (Maori legend) and inside the content includes the Beach Highway, the best way for settlers to get from Paekakariki to Wanganui or anywhere in between. On foot, they often beat sailing vessels which had to deal with bad seas.
.. $14.00 each

Book 6:  Disaster

... $14.00 each

Book 7:  Back Home

... $12.00 each

A booklet celebrating the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, and her subsequent visit to Feilding with the Duke of Edinburgh in January 1954.

(click on the graphic to order)

... $3.00 each






A booklet of the Rules of the Feilding Industrial, Agricultural and Pastoral Association, April 1905.

(click on the graphic to order)

... $3.00 each