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            Wildlife of Aotearoa
             

            Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Bishop, Gavin

            • RRP: $40.00
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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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            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
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Kids Fight Plastic: How to be a #2minutesuperhero

            Kids Fight Plastic: How to be a #2minutesuperhero (Paperback)

            By Dorey, Martin; Illustrated by Wesson, Tim

            • RRP: $18.99
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            Have you got 2 minutes? That's all the time it takes to become a #2minutesuperhero. Plastic is everywhere. It is in the rivers and it is in the sea. We need superheroes to fight plastic and help save our oceans.Read this essential book and find out how you can become a #2minutesu...perhero by completing 50 missions to fight plastic at home, school and on your days out.Informative, practical and positive, this guide for children is written by Martin Dorey, anti-plastic campaigner and author of the bestselling No. More. Plastic. Martin is the founder of the Beach Clean Network and the #2minutebeachclean movement and believes that small actions add up to make a big difference.
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            ISBN 9781406390650
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist
             

            Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fowlds, Grant; Spence, Graham

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            Over the last nine years, over 6,100 rhinoceroses have been killed by poachers in South Africa leaving fewer than 19,000 white rhinoceroses and 2,000 black rhinoceroses in the country. Saving the Last Rhinos tells the remarkable story of conservationist Grant Fowlds.

            ISBN 9781472142528
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Lost Gold: Ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands
              

            Lost Gold: Ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands (Paperback)

            Edited by Miskelly, Colin; Symes, Craig

            • RRP: $55.00
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            • Pub Date
              9 Apr 20

            This special book-format issue of Birds New Zealands journal Notornis is devoted to the birds of the Auckland Islands Maukahuka/Motu Maha, the largest and biologically most diverse island group in the New Zealand subantarctic region. Its 19 chapters, written by leading ornitholog...ists, cover a wide range of topics, including the history of ornithological discovery, biogeography, the impacts of introduced mammals and people, prehistoric bird communities based on bone assemblages, and population, ecological and genetic studies of several of the endemic or otherwise notable birds of the island group including Auckland Island snipe, white-headed petrel, and several albatross species.
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            ISBN 9780995113664
            Published NZ 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds: A visual encyclopedia of the plant kingdom

            Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds: A visual encyclopedia of the plant kingdom (Hardback)

            By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

            • RRP: $37.00
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            A unique and beautiful children's guide to the extraordinary world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees. We couldn't live without plants. We need them for food, shelter, even the air we breathe, yet we know surprisingly little about them. Why do thistles bristl...e with spines? How do some plants trap and eat insects? Did you know there are trees more than 5,000 years old? Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds explores the mysterious world of plants to find the answers to these and many more questions. Each type of plant - such as a flowering plant, a tree, a grass, or cactus - is examined close-up, with an example shown from all angles and even in cross-section. Then picture-packed galleries show the wonderful variety of plants on different themes, perhaps the habitat they grow in, a flower family, or the plants that supply us with our staple foods. But the book also takes a fun, more sideways look at some truly weird and wonderful plants, including trees with fruits like a giant's fingers, orchids that look like monkey faces, seeds that spin like helicopters, and trees that drip poison. So open this fascinating book and find out more about the amazing world of trees, leaves, flowers, and seeds.
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            ISBN 9780241339923
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Six Weeks to Zero Waste: A simple plan for life

            Six Weeks to Zero Waste: A simple plan for life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Arnell, Kate

            • RRP: $34.99
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            How to be *almost* waste free - for life

            ISBN 9781856754118
            Released NZ 14 Jan 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Hauturu: The History, Flora and Fauna of Te Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier Island
              

            Hauturu: The History, Flora and Fauna of Te Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier Island (Paperback)

            Edited by Veitch, Dick; Wade, Lyn

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            Hauturu holds a special place in the minds of all New Zealanders interested in preserving our country's unique natural heritage. Written by experts across a range of fields, there are detailed chapters on the island's plant and animal species, its geology and the seas around it, ...along with comprehensive species lists.
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            ISBN 9780995109582
            Published NZ 12 Sep 2019
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Underland: A Deep Time Journey

            Underland: A Deep Time Journey (Hardback)

            By Macfarlane, Robert

            • RRP: $50.00
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            The unmissable new book about the worlds beneath our feet - from the bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Old Ways and The Lost Words 'He is the great nature writer, and nature poet, of this generation' Wall Street Journal 'Packed with stories based in geography, h...istory, myth, gossip, legend, religion, geology and the natural world. Macfarlane's writing moves and enthrals' The Times on The Old Ways 'Irradiated by a profound sense of wonder... Few books give such a sense of enchantment; it is a book to give to many, and to return to repeatedly' Independent on Landmarks
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            ISBN 9780241143803
            Released NZ 21 May 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Science of Animals: Inside their Secret World
             

            The Science of Animals: Inside their Secret World (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Packham, Chris

            • RRP: $70.00
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            From tiny insects to sleek sharks and majestic elephants, this book invites you to explore the animal kingdom up close - from nose to tail. Whether you're interested in specific animal groups such as mammals or birds or have a passion for wildlife photography, this beautiful book... will delight, fascinate, and surprise. DK's elegant new introduction to wild animals is packed with dramatic photography that celebrates their beauty. Crystal-clear diagrams then explain how animals work and describe how they are adapted to do different things and to survive in different environments. The unique nose-to-tail approach, with chapters on different body parts, allows you to focus in on the beauty of the antenna of a moth, the flight feathers of a parrot, or the feeding tentacles of a jellyfish. Fauna also explores how we have depicted animals in art throughout the ages, from zoological drawings that recorded new discoveries to great paintings inspired by a deep connection to the natural world. With fascinating stories, such as how animals communicate, defend their territories, and attract mates, The Science of Animals offers an engaging introduction to the extraordinary diversity of the animal kingdom.
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            ISBN 9780241346785
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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