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But Who's Looking After the Animals?

But Who's Looking After the Animals? (Paperback)

By Lang, Renee

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In February 2019, after many weeks of drought conditions, an inadvertent incident with a piece of farm machinery led to the worst fires ever experienced in the Tasman region in the upper South Island. As the flames roared over the tinder-dry region, helicopters and fixed wing pla...nes took to the skies with monsoon buckets and other fire-fighting equipment while on the ground a huge number of fire fighters, many of them volunteers, did their best to contain the flames. Meanwhile, hundreds of people were evacuated and before long it was clear that something had to be done about the livestock - both farm animals and domestic pets. Enter Carolyn Press-McKenzie, the co-founder of HUHA NZ, a charitable trust dedicated to teaching empathy to the community and providing shelter for animals in need. She immediately set up facilities at the Richmond Park Showgrounds to house an enormous number of livestock including cows, sheep, goats, pigs, llamas, hens and turkeys. Then there were the dogs, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits and birds, not to mention the army of volunteers that came from near and far to help. And so the idea for But Who's Looking After the Animals? was born and subsequently dedicated to all the wonderful people who stepped up when they were needed during this very difficult and volatile time. It is the publisher's intention to donate a significant proportion of the income from sales to HUHA and the Nelson Ark, a local organisation that at its core is an animal rescue shelter that brings together people, young and old, as participants or volunteers, to learn the value of responsibility and patience.
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ISBN 9780994133434
Published NZ 9 Sep 2019
Publisher Miscellaneous
Format Paperback
515 In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780994133434
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Miscellaneous
Published 9 Sep 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lang, Renee
Category Picture Books / Young Children's books
Fiction (Child / Teen)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 220mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 3mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 5-9 years
Reading Age 5-9 years