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            Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet
             

            Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet (Hardback)

            By Elder, Hinemoa

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            Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable See the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes. Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki - simple, powerful ...life lessons, one for every week. Each one is retold by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder to show how we can live a less stressful daily life, with more contentment and kindness for each other and the planet. Find out how the power of aroha can help you each day, and through its many meanings - fundamental Maori values - make a happier world for everyone. Chapters include- - Manaakitanga (love for each other) - Kaitiakitanga (respect for our planet) - Whanaungatanga (community and connectivity) - Tino rangatiratanga (self-determination)
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            ISBN 9780143775225
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook
             

            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook (Paperback)

            Edited by Hutchings, Jessica

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            Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook shines a light on Maori relationships with soil, as well as the connections between soil and food security, and frames these links within the wider discourse of tino rangatiratanga from a variety of Maor...i perspectives.
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            ISBN 9780473516192
            Published NZ 31 Jul 2020
            Publisher FREERANGE PRESS
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            Wildlife of Aotearoa
             

            Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Bishop, Gavin

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            "Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to its environments and protected by its isolation. Encounter New Zealand's incredible wildlife in this spectacular visual exploration. Journey through... ocean, sky and land to meet a marvellous range of organisms. Discover fascinating facts, and learn how we influence the survival of our living treasures"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143772514
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-12 years
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            Three Kiwi Tales
             

            Three Kiwi Tales (Paperback)

            By Hunt, Janet

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            Wildbase Hospital in Palmerston North is a very special hospital for very special animals, and in this follow-up to the hugely successful How to Mend a Kea, author Janet Hunt focuses on the tales of three kiwis who have been treated there.

            ISBN 9780995100145
            Published NZ 7 Nov 2019
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future
             

            A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future (Hardback)

            By Attenborough, David

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            • Pub Date
              8 Oct 20

            It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.' All we need is the will do so.

            ISBN 9781529108279
            Released NZ 8 Oct 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            SuperDinosaur: The Biggest, Fastest, Coolest Prehistoric Creatures

            SuperDinosaur: The Biggest, Fastest, Coolest Prehistoric Creatures (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Tremble in terror as the strongest, fastest, largest, and strangest prehistoric creatures roar back to life as you've never seen them before. From the biggest teeth to the longest claws, SuperDinosaur uses jaw-dropping new lifelike images to bring you face-to-face with the most f...earsome creatures that ever stalked the Earth. You'll get up close and personal with the deadly Dakotaraptor's killer claws, see an armoured Stegosaurus fight off foes with its spiked tail, and look through the crushing jaws of the all-powerful T-rex. Alongside the amazing images, SuperDinosaur is packed with incredible facts about these extraordinary creatures. Did you know that the fearsome Tyrannosaurus has the most powerful bite of any land animal that has ever lived? Or that the bizarre Amargasaurus had spines that stuck out 60 cm (24 in) from its neck? Or perhaps you fancy your chances in a staring competition with Temnodontosaurus - just be warned, its eyes are 25 cm (9.8 in) wide! Features on fascinating fossils and the latest scientific techniques will show you exactly how paleontologists piece together information about how dinosaurs would have looked and lived. The perfect read for children aged 9 and over, this brilliant and informative guide will appeal to budding dinosaur experts of all ages.
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            ISBN 9780241412862
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            On the Brink
             

            On the Brink (Paperback)

            By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Fitzgibbon, Terry

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            As well as finding out how unique these animals are, you'll read what is harming them, and most importantly, what we can do to help them.

            ISBN 9781869665180
            Published NZ 18 Mar 2019
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
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            Challenge Everything: An Extinction Rebellion Youth guide to saving the planet
              

            Challenge Everything: An Extinction Rebellion Youth guide to saving the planet (Paperback)

            By Sandford, Blue; Rebellion, Extinction

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              1 Oct 20

            Written by the coordinator of Extinction Rebellion Youth London, this is no greenwashing book - it's an important call to action. A manifesto for how young people can help to save the planet by questioning everything about modern life and acting upon their conclusions.

            ISBN 9781843654643
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pavilion Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Thomas Potts of Canterbury: Colonist and conservationist
             

            Thomas Potts of Canterbury: Colonist and conservationist (Paperback)

            By Star, Paul

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            In 1858 Canterbury settler Thomas Potts protested against the destruction of totara on the Port Hills near Christchurch. A decade later, as a member of Parliament, he made forest conservation a national issue. Through his writing he raised the then novel idea of protecting native... birds on island reserves, and proposed the creation of national domains or parks. As a pioneering colonist, acclimatist and runholder, however, Potts own actions threatened the very environments he sought to maintain. This makes him a fascinating subject as we confront present-day problems in balancing development and conservation. This book is about, and partly by, Potts, and through him about New Zealand and the course and consequences of colonisation. It describes and interprets his life, from his early years in England through to his 34 years in New Zealand. Excerpts from Potts vivid 1850s diary, written from close to the edge of European settlement, are published here for the first time. Thomas Potts of Canterbury also reproduces 11 long-forgotten essays by him from the 1880s, in which he reflected on the 1850s and what had happened since both to New Zealands natural environment and to Maori and Pakeha. Sixteen pages of contemporary images supplement the text. Thomas Potts of Canterbury will appeal to anyone interested in the early history of Canterbury, in environmental change, and in early efforts in New Zealand towards conservation. It is a story of conflicting goals, magnificently exemplified in the life and writings of a man who strove, 150 years ago, to be both colonist and conservationist.
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            ISBN 9781988592428
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine
             

            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mosley, Dr Michael

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            AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND EDITION This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this c...oronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. Armed with the facts you'll be in a much better position to protect yourself and your family when the world begins to reopen. Dr Mosley also follows the work of leading doctors and virus researchers as they battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing your stress are all critical for keeping your brain, body and immune system in the best possible shape over the coming months. These are areas where Dr Mosley is well known for his science-based and practical approach.
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            ISBN 9781760857592
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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