We are now accepting books on exchange and credits to shop cards.
We are not buying stock for cash yet. We are operating under Level 2 restrictions.
Please note that we will require you
* to wear a mask at all times whilst instore
* sign in and sanitise your hands at entry
* maintain a 2m distance between you and other browsing customers
We are here to help you if you need assistance and are happy to organise a delivery for those who are still staying safe at home. Web orders will be processed and delivered via courier and NZ Post.
Store pick ups can be ordered online or organised by phone and email. We will send you an email when your pick up is ready to be collected.
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Our next book club meeting is on Monday 8 November at 6pm. Check out Facebook or email us to find out more.
Peter Godfrey's influence on New Zealand choral music is immeasurable. The only person to have been chorister, choral scholar and director of music at King's College, Cambridge, Peter brought his extraordinary drive and passion to choirs in this country in 1959, developing them to international standard. He began at St. Mary's Cathedral and went on to conduct the Auckland University, Dorian, National Youth, Wellington Cathedral, Orpheus and K?piti choirs. The book draws on conversations with Peter himself, as well as colleagues, family, friends and choir members. People such as Sir David Willcocks, Peter Averi, Karen Grylls, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, David Hamilton and Nick Tipping describe a man with a remarkable ear whose commitments to choral music has changed lives. Peter's recollections include encounters with leading figures in the world of music like Ralph Vaughan Williams and Benjamin Britten.