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Special interest publishers


  • Shearing magazine for April 2020


    The Shearing magazine for April 2020 has been released in electronic format only at this stage, with printing in hard copy being prevented by New Zealand’s Lock Down status. Copies of the magazine in PDF file format have been sent...



Shearing Mag August 2022

Read the August Shearing mag on line. ...

About Last Side Publishing

Last Side Publishing was established in 2002 as owner and publisher of New Zealand's Shearing magazine.

Last Side Publishing now specialises in producing special-interest lower print run books and family histories. These include

  • "Born to Thunder - champions of New Zealand cycling " for Des Williams (2006);
  • "Scottie" for Norman Harris in 2008
  • Beyond Cook's Gardens for Norman Harris in 2010
  • What Are You Doing Out Here for Norman Harris in 2010
  • "The Hole in the Bush - A Tuatapere Centennial Review" in 2009.
  • "Friar Tuck is a Spoonerism" (Poetry) for Wallace Knight (November 2010) 
  • "The Way it Went" (prose and poetry for Wallace Knight (October 2011)
  • 1875 When Rugby became the game for all New Zealand by Ron Palenski (2017)
  • Mist of Te Urewera - Hunting (tails) from the bush by Wilf Fuller (2018).

Last Side Publishing continues to produce the NZ Shearing magazine three times per year - April, August and November (or early December).