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            Singing the Trail: The Story of Mapping Aotearoa New Zealand
             

            Singing the Trail: The Story of Mapping Aotearoa New Zealand (Hardback)

            By McCrystal, John

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            The very first maps were oral maps made by early Polynesian and Maori settlers which were waypoints, described as 'survey pegs of memory', lists of places in songs, chants, karakia and stories that showed direction. Hundreds of years later, the Dutch Abel Tasman sailed here and m...ade the first attempt at a physical map; followed more than 100 years later by Cook, whose map was much more detailed as he circumnavigated the country. Once the detail of the coastline was filled in, more detailed maps of the interior were made by those in search of resources to exploit. A clever look at New Zealand history and also at the intriguing tradition of map making.
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            ISBN 9781760633592
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            New Zealand Seaweeds: An Illustrated Guide: 2020
              

            New Zealand Seaweeds: An Illustrated Guide: 2020 (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

            By Nelson, Wendy

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            • Pub Date
              11 Mar 20

            The definitive and expert guide to the seaweeds of New Zealand's coastal waters.

            ISBN 9780995113602
            Published NZ 11 Mar 2020
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            First Map: How James Cook Charted Aotearoa New Zealand
             

            First Map: How James Cook Charted Aotearoa New Zealand (Hardback)

            By Duder, Tessa; Illustrated by Elliot, David

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            "The story of how James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand, lavishly produced and richly illustrated. Since it was published by the Admiralty in 1816, James Cook's chart of New Zealand has long been regarded as one of the most extraordinary achievements in the history of cartograp...hy. First Map: How James Cook Charted Aotearoa New Zealand tells the human story behind the creation of Cook's famous chart, following the progress of his six-month circumnavigation of New Zealand and piecing the map together as the narrative on H.M.B. Endeavour unfolds. It is a story of courage, dogged perseverance and Cook's extraordinary skills as both cartographer and seafarer. Scenes from Tessa Duder's evocative text are beautifully recreated by award-winning illustrator David Elliot in this exquisite large format edition. Published to coincide with the Tuia - Encounters 250 commemoration of James Cook's 1769-70 journey around New Zealand"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775540946
            Published NZ 19 Aug 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Beyond These Shores: Aotearoa and the World
              

            Beyond These Shores: Aotearoa and the World (Paperback)

            Edited by Hall, Nina

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            • Pub Date
              9 Apr 20

            In recent years, more people are calling for an independent, values-based foreign policy - and parties of all political stripes are looking for new ideas to achieve that. This book brings together a diverse group of New Zealanders to outline their visions for New Zealand's role i...n the world.
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            ISBN 9781988545639
            Published NZ 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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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.

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            • Pub Date
              9 Apr 20

            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 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
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            Brilliant Maps: An Atlas for Curious Minds
             

            Brilliant Maps: An Atlas for Curious Minds (Hardback)

            By Wright, Ian

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            • Internationally sourced

            Which nations have North Korean embassies? What percentage of young people live with their families? Which country lists volleyball as its national sport? How much does it cost to get a pint around the world? And where can you find lions in the wild?Revelatory, thought-provoking ...and fun, Brilliant Maps is a unique atlas of culture, history, politics and miscellanea, compiled by the editor of the iconic Brilliant Maps website. As visually arresting as Information is Beautiful and as full of surprising facts and figures as any encyclopaedia, Brilliant Maps is a stunning piece of cartography that maps our curious and varied planet.For graphic design enthusiasts, compulsive Wikipedia readers and those looking for the sort of gift they buy for someone else and wind up keeping for themselves, this book will change the way you see the world and your place in it.
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            ISBN 9781846276613
            Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Granta Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Maori Place Names: Their Meanings and Origins
             

            Maori Place Names: Their Meanings and Origins (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 4th Enhanced)

            By Reed, A. W.; Revised by Dowling, Peter

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            The fully updated edition of this standard reference work explains the meaning and origins of Revisions include modern usage and city names, names of coasts and regions, maps showing main locations of over 2300 of the most common Maori place names, and reproduces the beautiful dr...awings from the original 1950 edition.
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            ISBN 9780947506087
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2016
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (Maori)
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            Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped the Present
             

            Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped the Present (Paperback)

            By Blom, Philipp

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            A groundbreaking and internationally acclaimed work of environmental history tracing the great climate change of the seventeenth century: the `Little Ice Age'.

            ISBN 9781509890439
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mapping the Oceans: Discovering the World Beneath Our Seas
             

            Mapping the Oceans: Discovering the World Beneath Our Seas (Hardback)

            By Fry, Carolyn

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            The world's oceans cover just over 70.8 per cent of the Earth's surface, and yet we know more about the moon then what lies beneath these dark waters. As early as 5000 BC, efforts have been made to map these oceans, establish trade routes and discover new lands. In more recent ye...ars, this energy has focused downwards, into the ocean's inky depths and shadowy seabeds. Award winning writer Carolyn Fry explores all of the above, narrating centuries of maritime exploration - from James Cook to James Cameron - and the fascinating discoveries have helped to map the world. This book is produced in collaboration with the National Maritime Museum. Based in Greenwich, London, this prestigious museum has the largest archives for maritime history in the world, comprising of more than 1.5 million items. Dedicated to conservation, educational outreach and cutting-edge research, the NMM is a world-leading institution in the study of maritime history. This beautifully illustrated full-color book includes an incredible selection of rare maps from their archives, from historic sea charts to topographic maps of the ocean floor. Combining remarkable history with pioneering science, Mapping the Oceans includes all you need to know about this fantastic and tantalizing of phenomena - the sea.
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            ISBN 9781788280921
            Released NZ 15 Feb 2020
            Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier
             

            On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sims, Thomas J.

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            An extraordinary memoir recounting the adventures of a young doctor stationed in the Alaskan bush.

            ISBN 9781643133409
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2020
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
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