Note. Because this thesis is a study of non-fiction literature, a number of books, articles and theses which might otherwise be considered secondary sources are listed as primary.
Acland, L. G. D., The Early Canterbury Runs, 3rd edn, Christchurch, 1946 (first pub. 1930).
Alexander, W. F. and A. E. Currie, eds, New Zealand Verse, London, 1906.
Alexander, W. F. and A. E. Currie, eds, Treasury of New Zealand Verse: Being a New Edition of New Zealand Verse, Auckland, 1926.
Alley, G. T., and D. O. W. Hall, The Farmer in New Zealand, Wellington, 1941.
Andersen, Johannes C., Maori Life in Ao-tea, Christchurch, 1907.
Andersen, Johannes C., One Hundred Representative New Zealand Books, Wellington, 1925.
Andersen, Johannes C., The Lure of New Zealand Book Collecting, Auckland, 1936.
Andersen, Johannes C., ed., Annals of New Zealand Literature: Being a Preliminary List of New Zealand Authors and their Works with Introductory Essays and Verses, Wellington, 1936.
Auckland Provincial Centennial Council, Roll of Early Settlers and Descendants in the Auckland Province Prior to the End of 1852, Auckland, 1940.
Auckland University College, Lectures in Journalism: Digest of Extension Course, Auckland, 1934.
Babbage, S. Barton, Hauhauism: An Episode in the Maori Wars 1863-1866, Wellington, 1937.
Barr, John, The City of Auckland, New Zealand, 1840-1920, Auckland, 1922.
Baucke, William, Where the White Man Treads, Auckland, 1928 (first pub. 1905).
Beaglehole, J. C., New Zealand: A Short History, London, 1936.
Beaglehole, J. C., The University of New Zealand: An Historical Study, Auckland, 1937.
Beaglehole, J. C., The Discovery of New Zealand, Wellington, 1939.
Beaglehole, J. C., ed., New Zealand and the Statute of Westminster, Wellington, 1944.
Beattie, James Herries, Traditional Lifeways of the Southern Maori: The Otago University Museum Ethnological Project, 1920, ed. Atholl Anderson, Dunedin, 1994.
Beeby, C. E., The Biography of an Idea: Beeby on Education, Wellington, 1992.
Bell, Kenneth, and W. P. Morrell, eds, Select Documents on British Colonial Policy 1830-1860, Oxford, 1928.
Bidwill, William Edward, and Airini Elizabeth Woodhouse, Bidwill of Pihautea: The Life of Charles Robert Bidwill, Christchurch, 1927.
Bledisloe, Charles Bathurst, Lord, Ideals of Nationhood: A Selection of Addresses Delivered in New Zealand by the Right Hon. Lord Bledisloe, P.C, G.C.M.G, K.B.E, F.S.A., M.A., F.C.S., M.R.A.C, during His Governor-Generalship of the Dominion, ed. T. Lindsay Buick, New Plymouth, 1935.
Bradshaw, Muriel, The Flight of Time in a Changing World: Reminiscences, Christchurch, 1993.
Brett, Henry, and Henry Hook, The Albertlanders: Brave Pioneers of the 'Sixties, Auckland, 1927.
Bruce, A. Selwyn, The Early Days of Canterbury: A Miscellaneous Collection of Interesting Facts Dealing with The Settlement's First Thirty Years of Colonisation, 1850-1880, Christchurch, 1932.
Buick, T. Lindsay, The Treaty of Waitangi: How New Zealand Became a British Colony, 1st edn, Wellington, 1914; 2nd edn, New Plymouth, 1933.
Buick, T. Lindsay, New Zealand's First War, or, The Rebellion of Hone Heke, Wellington, 1926.
Buick, T. Lindsay, Waitangi: Ninety-four Years After, New Plymouth, 1934.
Campbell, A. E., Educating New Zealand, Wellington, 1941.
Chappell, A. B., An Appreciation of the Late H. D. Bedford, M.A., L.L.D., Professor of Economics, Wellington, 1918.
Chappell, A. B., Across a Hundred Years 1841-1941: A Brief Story of the Beginning and Early Progress of Methodism in Auckland, N.Z. [Auckland, 1941].
Cholmondeley, Thomas, Ultima Thule; or, Thoughts Suggested by a Residence in New Zealand, London, 1854.
Coleridge, S. T., Biographia Literaria, ed. J. Shawcross, 2 vols, Oxford, 1907.
Condliffe, J. B., A Short History of New Zealand, Christchurch, 1929 (first pub. 1925).
Condliffe, J. B., New Zealand in the Making: A Survey of Economic and Social Development, London, 1930.
Cowan, James, Maori Biographies: Sketches of Old New Zealand Compiled by James Cowan: Descriptive Catalogue of Maori Portraits Painted by Herr G. Lindauer, Auckland, 1901
Cowan, James, The Maoris of New Zealand, Christchurch, 1910.
Cowan, James, The Adventures of Kimble Bent: A Story of Wild Life in the New Zealand Bush, London, 1911.
Cowan, James, The New Zealand Wars: A History of the Maori Campaigns and the Pioneering Period, 2 vols, Wellington, 1983 (first pub. 1922-23).
Cowan, James, The Maori Yesterday and Today, Auckland, 1930.
Cowan, James, Tales of the Maori Coast, Wellington, 1930.
Cowan, James, Tales of the Maori Bush, Wellington, 1934.
Cowan, James, Hero Stories of New Zealand, Wellington, 1935.
Cowan, James, A Trader in Cannibal Land: The Life and Adventures of Captain Tapsell, Dunedin, 1935.
Cowan, James, Suwarrow Gold and Other Tales of the Great South Sea, London, 1936.
Cowan, James, Settlers and Pioneers, Wellington, 1940.
Cowan, James, Sir Donald Maclean: The Story of a New Zealand Statesman, Dunedin, 1940.
Cowan, James, Tales of the Maori Border, Wellington, 1944.
Cresswell, D'Arcy, Present without Leave, London, 1939.
Curnow, Allen, Island and Time, Christchurch, 1941.
Curnow, Allen, Look Back Harder: Critical Writings 1935-1984, ed. Peter Simpson, Auckland, 1987.
Curnow, Allen, ed., A Book of New Zealand Verse 1923-45, Christchurch, 1945.
Curnow, Allen, ed., The Penguin Book of New Zealand Verse, Auckland, 1960.
de la Mare, F. A., Academic Freedom in New Zealand 1932-34: A Statement of the Facts, Auckland, 1935.
Dieffenbach, Ernest, Travels in New Zealand; with Contributions to the Geography, Geology, Botany, and Natural History of That Country, 2 vols, London, 1843.
Don, Alexander, Memories of the Golden Road: A History of the Presbyterian Church in Central Otago, Dunedin, 1936.
Downes, T. W., Old Whanganui, Hawera, 1915.
Duff, Oliver, New Zealand Now, Wellington, 1941.
Eccles, Alfred, Records of Early Days: Some Beginnings in Dunedin and Otago [Dunedin, 1929].
Elder, John Rawson, New Zealand: An Outline History, London, 1928.
Elder, John Rawson, Goldseekers and Bushrangers in New Zealand, London, 1930.
Elder, John Rawson, The History of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand 1840-1940, Christchurch, 1940.
Elder, John Rawson, ed., Glimpses of Old New Zealand, London, 1924.
Elder, John Rawson, ed., The Letters and Journals of Samuel Marsden 1765-1838, Dunedin, 1932.
Fildes, H., The Last of the Ngati Mamoe: The Wild People of the New Zealand Mountain and Bush, Dunedin, 1936.
Fildes, H., Selective Indexes to Certain Books Relating to Early New Zealand, Compiled by H. E. M. Fildes, ca. 1920 to 1937, and Now Transcribed by the Victoria University of Wellington Library, Wellington, 1984.
Fulton, Robert Valpy, Medical Practice in Otago and Southland in the Early Days: A Description of the Manner of Life, Trials and Difficulties of Some of the Pioneer Doctors, of the Places in Which, and of the People among Whom They Laboured, Dunedin, 1922.
Gilkison, Robert, Early Days in Central Otago: Being Tales of Times Gone By, Dunedin, 1930.
Gillespie, O. N., ed., New Zealand Short Stories, London, 1930.
Glover, Denis, Short Reflection on the Present State of Literature in This Country, Christchurch, .
Gormack, R. S., Diary Beginnings, 1939, Christchurch, 1990.
Gormack, R. S., Diary for 1942-3, Christchurch, 1991.
Gorst, J. E., The Maori King, or the Story of Our Struggle with the Natives of New Zealand, ed. Keith Sinclair, Hamilton, 1959.
Graham, George, Maori Place Names of Auckland: Their Meaning and History, ed. D.R. Simmons, Auckland, 1980.
Gudgeon, T. W. [W. E. Gudgeon], Reminiscences of the War in New Zealand, London, 1879.
Gudgeon, T. W. [W. E. Gudgeon], The History and Doings of the Maoris, from the Year 1820 to the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, Auckland, 1885.
Guthrie-Smith, H., Tutira: The Story of a New Zealand Sheep Station, 2nd edn., Edinburgh, 1926.
Hall, T. D. H., Captain Joseph Nias and the Treaty of Waitangi: A Vindication, Wellington, 1938.
Hargreaves, Ray, and Peter Holland, eds., The Duel on the Creek and Other Tales of Victorian New Zealand, Dunedin, 1995.
Harrop, A. J., The Romance of Westland: The Story of New Zealand's Golden Coast, Auckland, 1923.
Harrop, A. J., England and New Zealand from Tasman to the Taranaki War, London, 1926.
Harrop, A. J., The Amazing Career of Edward Gibbon Wakefield, London, 1928.
Hight, James, Canterbury College: Commemoration Day: Thursday, March 22, 1928, Christchurch, 1928.
Hight, J. and H. D. Bamford, The Constitutional History and Law of New Zealand, Christchurch, 1914.
Hight, James, and Alice M. F. Candy, A Short History of the Canterbury College (University of New Zealand) with a Register of Graduates and Associates of the College, Auckland, 1927.
Hocken, T. M., A Bibliography of the Literature Relating to New Zealand, Wellington, 1909.
Holcroft, M. H., The Deepening Stream: Cultural Influences in New Zealand, Christchurch, 1940.
Holcroft, M. H., The Waiting Hills, Wellington, 1943.
Howard, Basil, Rakiura: A History of Stewart Island, New Zealand, Dunedin, 1940.
Hubbard, Edmund F., The Industrial Future of New Zealand, Wellington .
Hyde, Robin, Disputed Ground: Robin Hyde, Journalist, ed. Gillian Boddy and Jacqueline Matthews, Wellington, 1991.
Institute of Pacific Relations, New Zealand Affairs, Christchurch, 1929.
Irvine, R. F., and O. T. J. Alpers, The Progress of New Zealand in the Century, Toronto, 1902.
Irvine-Smith, F. L., The Streets of My City: Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington, 1948.
Jackson, Mrs J. Howard, Annals of a New Zealand Family: The Household of Gilbert Mair, Early Pioneer, Dunedin, 1935.
Jebb, Richard, Studies in Colonial Nationalism, London, 1905.
Jenkinson, S. H., New Zealanders and Science, Wellington, 1940.
Lawlor, Pat, Confessions of a Journalist: with Observations on Some Australian and New Zealand Writers, Auckland, 1935.
Lawlor, Pat, The Best New Zealand Books: A List for Libraries, Students and Collectors, Wellington, 1948.
Lawlor, Pat, Books and Bookmen: New Zealand and Overseas, Wellington, 1954.
Leavis, F. R., The Common Pursuit, Harmondsworth, 1962 (first published in 1952).
Leavis, Q. D., Fiction and the Reading Public, London, 1932.
McClymont, W. G., The Exploration of New Zealand, Wellington, 1940.
McCormick, E. H., Letters and Art in New Zealand, Wellington, 1940.
McCormick, E. H., An Absurd Ambition: Autobiographical Writings, ed. Dennis McEldowney, Auckland, 1996.
McKenzie, N. R., The Gael Fares Forth: The Romantic Story of Waipu and Her Sister Settlements, 2nd edn., Wellington, 1942.
McNab, Robert, The Old Whaling Days: A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840, Christchurch, 1913.
McNab, Robert, From Tasman to Marsden: A History of Northern New Zealand from 1642 to 1818, Dunedin, 1914.
Mair, Gilbert, Reminiscences and Maori Stories, Auckland, 1923.
Mair, Gilbert, The Story of Gate Pa: April 29th, 1864, Tauranga, 1937 (first pub. 1926).
Making New Zealand: Pictorial Surveys of a Century, 2 vols, Wellington, 1940 (published serially 1939-40).
Maning, F. E., Old New Zealand: A Tale of the Good Old Times, together with a History of the War in the North of New Zealand against Chief Heke in the Year 1845 as Told by an Old Chief of the Ngapuhi Tribe, also Maori Traditions, Christchurch, 1930 (first pub. 1862-3).
Marais, J. S., The Colonisation of New Zealand, London, 1927.
Martin, William, and Eric Skinner, eds, Short History of the Otago Early Settlers' Association 1898-1948 and Guide to the Museum [Dunedin, 1949].
Morrell, W. P., British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell, London, 1966 (first pub. 1930).
Morrell, W. P., The Provincial System in New Zealand 1852-76, London, 1932.
Morrell, W. P., New Zealand, London, 1935.
Morrell, W. P., Memoirs, Dunedin, 1979.
Mulgan, Alan, Home: A New Zealander's Adventure, London, 1927.
Mulgan, Alan, Literature and Authorship in New Zealand, London, 1943.
Mulgan, Alan, The Making of a New Zealander, Wellington, 1958.
Mulgan, Alan, Great Days in New Zealand Writing, Wellington, 1962.
Munn, Ralph, and John Barr, New Zealand Libraries: A Survey of Conditions and Suggestions for Their Improvement, Christchurch, 1934.
Newton, Arthur Percival, The Old Empire and the New, London, 1917.
New Zealand University, Roll of Graduates, Christchurch, 1964.
Ngata, Apirana, The Treaty of Waitangi: An Explanation/Te Tiriti o Waitangi: He Whakamarama, trans. M. R. Jones, Christchurch, 1963.
Paul, J. T., Professor Bedford: His Life and Work, Invercargill, 1919.
Pope, Quentin, ed., Kowhai Gold: An Anthology of Contemporary New Zealand Verse, London, 1930.
Porter, T. W., The History of the Early Days of Poverty Bay: Major Ropata Wahawaha N.Z.C., M.L.C.: The Story of His Life and Times, Gisborne, 1923.
Porter, T. W., Legends of the Maori and Personal Reminiscence of the East Coast of New Zealand, Christchurch, 1925.
Powles, G. R., et al., eds, Contemporary New Zealand: A Survey of Domestic and Foreign Policy, Wellington, 1938.
Pyke, Vincent, History of the Early Gold Discoveries in Otago, Dunedin, 1962 (first pub. 1887).
Ramsden, Eric, Marsden and the Missions: Prelude to Waitangi, Dunedin, 1936.
Records of the Gore and Surrounding Districts' Early Settlers' Association, vol. 2, Gore, 1933.
Reeves, William Pember, The Long White Cloud: Ao Tea Roa, 4th edn, London, 1950.
Rollins, Hyder Edward, ed., The Letters of John Keats 1814-1821, 2 vols, Cambridge, Mass., 1958.
Rose, J. Holland, A. P. Newton, and E. A. Benians, eds, The Cambridge History of the British Empire, vol. 7, part 2: New Zealand, Cambridge, 1933.
Rusden, G. W., History of New Zealand, 3 vols, London, 1883.
Rusden, G. W., Aureretanga: Groans of the Maoris, London, 1888.
Rutherford, J., The Merits of the British Constitution, Auckland, 1936.
Rutherford, J., Hone Heke's Rebellion 1844-1846: An Episode in the Establishment of British Rule in New Zealand, Auckland, 1947.
Rutherford, J., ed., The Miscellaneous Papers of Captain Thomas Stockwell 1590-1611, 2 vols, Southampton, 1932-3.
Rutherford, J., and W. H. Skinner, eds, The Establishment of the New Plymouth Settlement in New Zealand 1841-1843, New Plymouth, 1940.
Salmon, Edward, and A. A. Longden, The Literature and Art of the Empire, London, 1924.
Scholefield, G. H., A Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, 2 vols, Wellington, 1940.
Scholefield, G. H., Who's Who in New Zealand and the Western Pacific, 1st edn (with E. Schwabe) Wellington, 1908; 2nd edn, Masterton, 1924; 3rd edn, Wellington, 1932; 4th edn, Wellington, 1941; 5th edn, Wellington, 1951.
Scholefield, G. H., New Zealand in Evolution: Industrial, Economic and Political, London, 1909.
Scholefield, G. H., Newspapers in New Zealand, Wellington, 1958.
Sewell, Arthur, Katherine Mansfield: A Critical Essay, Auckland, 1936.
Sewell, Arthur, ed., 1840 and After: Essays Written on the Occasion of the New Zealand Centenary, Auckland, 1939.
Shrimpton, A. W., and Alan E. Mulgan, Maori and Pakeha: A History of New Zealand, Auckland, 1921.
Siegfried, André, Democracy in New Zealand, trans. E. V. Burns with introductions by William Downie Stewart and David Hamer, Wellington, 1982 (English trans. first pub. in 1914).
Simpson, Helen M., The Women of New Zealand, Wellington, 1940.
Sketches from the Life of William Paterson, 27 Years Secretary of the Otago Early Settlers' Association [Dunedin, 1945].
Smith, E. M., A History of New Zealand Fiction from 1862 to the Present Time with Some Account of Its Relation to the National Life and Character, Dunedin, 1939.
Somerset, H. C. D., Littledene: A New Zealand Rural Community, Auckland, 1938.
Sorrenson, M. P. K., ed., Na To Hoa Aroha: From Your Dear Friend: The Correspondence between Sir Apirana Ngata and Sir Peter Buck 1925-50, 3 vols, Auckland, 1986-1988.
Stewart, William Downie, William Rolleston: A New Zealand Statesman, Christchurch, 1940.
Stewart, William Downie, Portrait of a Judge: Sir Joshua Strange Williams, P.C., Wellington, 1945.
Sutherland, I. L. G., ed., The Maori People Today: A General Survey, Christchurch, 1940.
Webb, Leicester, Government in New Zealand, Wellington, 1940.
Wilson, Charles, Rambles in Bookland, Wellington, 1922.
Wilson, Charles, New Rambles in Bookland, Wellington, 1923.
Wood, F. L. W., New Zealand in Crisis: May 1938-August 1939, Wellington, 1939.
Wood, F. L. W., New Zealand in the World, Wellington, 1940.
Woodhouse, A. E., George Rhodes of the Levels and His Brothers, Early Settlers of New Zealand: Particularly the Story of the Founding of the Levels, the First Sheep Station in South Canterbury, Auckland, 1937.
Woodhouse, A. E., Blue Cliffs: The Biography of a South Canterbury Sheep Station 1856-1970, Wellington, 1982.
Woodhouse, A. E., ed., Tales of Pioneer Women, Christchurch, 1940.
Wordsworth, William, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lyrical Ballads 1805, ed. Derek Roper, London, 1976.