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Paradise Saved: The Remarkable Story of New Zealand's Wildlife Sanctuaries and How They are Stemming the Tide of Extinction
  

Paradise Saved: The Remarkable Story of New Zealand's Wildlife Sanctuaries and How They are Stemming the Tide of Extinction (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Butler, Dave; Lindsay, Tony; Hunt, Janet

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We've all heard of Tiritiri Matangi and we've all know about the Karori wildlife sanctuary. Since they were established, 50 more wildlife sanctuaries have sprung up, all round New Zealand, where control of predators has meant that endangered native birds can breed safely. Many no ...

ISBN 9781869796860
Published 15 August 2014 by Random House
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Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed
 

Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed (Hardback)

By Mortimer, Nick; Campbell, Hamish

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Imagine a typical continent with seemingly endless land in all directions, diverse landscapes with broad valleys and uplands, and wide-open vistas across undulating plains, with upstanding mountain ranges far in the distance. There may be prominent features that command attention ...

ISBN 9780143571568
Published 27 August 2014 by Penguin
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Ken Ring's New Zealand Weather Almanac 2015
  

Ken Ring's New Zealand Weather Almanac 2015 (Paperback)

By Ring, Ken

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A whole year's weather forecasts in one place! The bestselling weather guide New Zealanders can't afford to be without. Farmers, fishermen, gardeners, skiers, event planners, and anyone who works outdoors or just wants to know what the weather is going to do, cannot be without Ke ...

ISBN 9781775536956
Published 15 August 2014 by Random House
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Tuatara: Biology and Conservation of a Venerable Survivor
 

Tuatara: Biology and Conservation of a Venerable Survivor (Hardback)

By Cree, Alison

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Pick up virtually any textbook on vertebrate evolution and you will find mention of the curious reptile known as tuatara (Sphenodon). The special evolutionary status of tuatara as the last of the rhynchocephalians - one of the four orders of living reptiles - is unquestioned. Wil ...

ISBN 9781927145449
Published 21 August 2014 by Canterbury University Press
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On Shaking Ground: The Science and Story Behind New Zealand's Earthquakes
  

On Shaking Ground: The Science and Story Behind New Zealand's Earthquakes (Paperback)

By Wright, Matthew

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The extraordinary story of New Zealand's earthquakes, the science and forces that shape them, and the danger of earthquakes yet to hit. This is the story of New Zealand's turbulent tectonics, how earthquakes are measured and described, and how scientists are predicting future sha ...

ISBN 9781775536888
Release Date 26 September 2014 by Random House
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The Catch: How Fishing Companies Reinvented Slavery and Plunder the Oceans
  

The Catch: How Fishing Companies Reinvented Slavery and Plunder the Oceans (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Field, Michael

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On November 9, 2008, near Kiribati in the Pacific, a Korean ship came alongside Tai Ching 21. The Taiwan-flagged fishing boat was eerily silent. Three life rafts were missing, and all 29 of the Taiwanese officers and Chinese, Indonesian and Filipino crew. A quest to discover the ...

ISBN 9781927249024
Release Date 6 September 2014 by Awa Press
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Once in a Lifetime: City-Building After Disaster in Christchurch
 

Once in a Lifetime: City-Building After Disaster in Christchurch (Paperback)

Edited by Bennett, Barnaby; Dann, James; Johnson, Emma; Reynolds, Ryan; Foreword by Clark, Helen

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Christchurch faces the unprecedented situation of having to rebuild its entire central city in a First World economy in the twenty-first century. Disasters fundamentally disturb the normal rules we live by - in the heady and overwhelming mix of difficult times, uncertainty, oppor ...

ISBN 9780473289409
Published 31 August 2014 by FREERANGE PRESS
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Green Modern: Eco-Conscious Contemporary New Zealand Homes
  

Green Modern: Eco-Conscious Contemporary New Zealand Homes (Hardback)

By McCall, Claire

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Green Modern showcases design-conscious New Zealand houses that embrace a more sustainable way of living. Ranging from inner-city homes to remote retreats, each house demonstrates how thoughtful design and environmentally-responsive building techniques can work together to produc ...

ISBN 9780143570820
Release Date 24 September 2014 by Penguin
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Auckland, Connected
 

Auckland, Connected (Paperback)

By Global Cities Institute, Aecom

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The AECOM Global Cities Institute's Auckland Ambitions Report Auckland, Connected examines how New Zealand's largest city can address the challenges and opportunities facing its development. This work centres on five key areas: economic growth, working together, transportation, u ...

ISBN 9780473211318
Published 1 January 2012
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Dumont d'Urville: Explorer & Polymath
 

Dumont d'Urville: Explorer & Polymath (Hardback)

By Duyker, Edward

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Explorer Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842) is sometimes called France's Captain Cook. Born less than a year after the beginning of the French Revolution, he lived through turbulent times. He was an erudite polymath: a maritime explorer fascinated by botany, entom ...

ISBN 9781877578700
Published 1 September 2014 by Otago University Press
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