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            Spark Hunter
             

            Spark Hunter (Paperback)

            By Wilson, Sonya

            • RRP: $25.00
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            Spark Hunter is an epic Kiwi adventure-fantasy - a story of survival in one of the world's last great wildernesses.

            ISBN 9781991150806
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2021
            Publisher The Cuba Press
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Life in the Shallows: The wetlands of Aotearoa New Zealand
             

            Life in the Shallows: The wetlands of Aotearoa New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Denyer, Karen; Peters, Monica

            • RRP: $65.00
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            Rich and diverse but often unloved, Aotearoa's wetlands are the most vulnerable of our ecosystems. Only a tiny fraction of their original extent remains, and we continue to lose this vital habitat. The race is on to discover more about them while we still can.

            ISBN 9780995143128
            Published NZ 14 Jul 2022
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Lost Whale
             

            The Lost Whale (Hardback)

            By Gold, Hannah; Illustrated by Pinfold, Levi

            • RRP: $22.99
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            The Lost Whale is the enchanting second novel from the author of The Last Bear: the bestselling debut hardback of 2021 and The Times Children's Book of the Week

            ISBN 9780008412944
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            938 In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Weather and Climate New Zealand
              

            Weather and Climate New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Carrod, Sandra; Illustrated by Schneider, Karsten

            • RRP: $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              16 Oct 22

            * Simply explains the myriad aspects of weather and climate * Copiously illustrated with explanatory graphics * Sixth title in The NZ Series, for a general readership and students

            ISBN 9781990042263
            Published NZ 16 Oct 2022
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The NZ Series
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            Secrets of the Sea: The Story of New Zealand's Native Sea Creatures
               

            Secrets of the Sea: The Story of New Zealand's Native Sea Creatures (Hardback)

            By Vennell, Robert

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $42.90
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            • Pub Date
              5 Oct 22

            An illuminating tour through the native sea creatures of Aotearoa, by the bestselling author of The Meaning of Trees Secrets of the Sea tells the stories of New Zealand's fish and shellfish, weaving together history, biology and culture to reveal how these unique and intriguing c...reatures have shaped our lives. Ranging from sandy shores and rocky reefs to the open ocean and its cavernous depths, Robert Vennell - bestselling author of The Meaning of Trees - celebrates the magic and mystery of the world beneath the waves. Lavishly illustrated with stunning photographs and fascinating historical illustrations.
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            ISBN 9781775541790
            Published NZ 5 Oct 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Pests and Pestilence: The Management of Invasive Species, Pests and Disease in New Zealand
              

            Pests and Pestilence: The Management of Invasive Species, Pests and Disease in New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Lester, Phil

            • RRP: $40.00
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            'Pestilence' is a word that conjures up destruction at a large scale. It can be a plague of ravenous rabbits, millions of wilding pines that swallow up landscapes, a virus that brings the world to its knees within weeks of emergence. In Phil Lester's new book we dive deep into... the world of pestilence. We learn the stories of pests that are plants, animals and pathogens, and consider how we can manage their spread in Aotearoa and around the world. The human movement of diseases and pests has affected every corner of the globe, even Antarctica. We need effective management approaches that cause the least possible harm, especially as our population grows and we become increasingly connected. Lester explores the problems of international movement, methodologies designed to limit the unintentional introduction of species across borders, New Zealand's biosecurity legislation, the limits and possibilities of eradication as a goal, the means of population control, and the management of pathogens in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Illuminating this discussion are stories of cats on parachutes, angry hippos, cannibalistic cane toads, and a cook who unwittingly gave typhoid to at least 51 other people. Fascinating and lucidly written, Pests and Pestilence draws on many strands of history and science to ask how we can best manage the pathogens, animal and plant species that can do us harm.
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            ISBN 9781776920082
            Published NZ 11 Aug 2022
            Publisher Te Herenga Waka University Pre
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Farm: the making of a climate activist
              

            Farm: the making of a climate activist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Harvey, Nicola

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $29.60
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            • Pub Date
              30 Aug 22

            For years we've been told that the food system is destroying the planet. That there are too many cows and tractors, too much fertiliser, too much waste, and that farmers and food manufacturers are polluting our atmosphere. But we've also been told that food can help save us from ...the worst of global warming. How can it be both destroyer and saviour? In 2018, Nicola Harvey and her husband, Pat, left their careers and inner-city Sydney life to farm cattle in rural New Zealand. They thought it would be exciting, even relaxing, but soon found themselves in the middle of heated arguments and deep divisions about food, farming, and climate change. In this profoundly personal story, Harvey takes readers into the heart of the industrialised global food system to share what life on the land is like when you're a new farmer just trying to survive - and change the status quo. At odds with her family, and struggling to find a place within her new community, Nicola is at first outraged at the lack of action to curb global warming. When she realises, though, that we're all being sold a false fix, she begins to transform the farm into a site of activism. In the kitchen and on the land, Nicola finds hope and a path towards a cooler future.
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            ISBN 9781922310545
            Published NZ 30 Aug 2022
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Aquanaut (PB)

            The Aquanaut (PB) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Illustrated by Santat, Dan

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Dive in to this adventurous graphic novel all about saving the ocean from Caldecott-winning author-illustrator Dan Santat

            ISBN 9780545497619
            Released NZ 1 May 2022
            Publisher Scholastic US
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            People and Place: Why Where We Live Matters
              

            People and Place: Why Where We Live Matters (Paperback)

            By Morrison, Philip S.

            • RRP: $14.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Sep 22

            Where we live impacts our wellbeing - and so is a crucial element in public policy. This book provides an analysis of the research thus far and points to ways in which we can improve everyone's wellbeing through an awareness of the influence of geography.

            ISBN 9781988545837
            Published NZ 12 Sep 2022
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            Footprints on the Land: How Humans Changed New Zealand
              

            Footprints on the Land: How Humans Changed New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Wolfe, Richard

            • RRP: $45.00
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            • Pub Date
              11 Oct 22

            * Easily readable book for the general reader by highly regarded author * Very topical discussion of human impact on the environment * Well illustrated with art and photographs

            ISBN 9781990042201
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2022
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age General Audience
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