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            George Saves The World By Lunchtime

            George Saves The World By Lunchtime (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Readman, Dr Jo; Illustrated by Roberts, Ley Honor

            • RRP: $19.99
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            George is determined to save the world by lunchtime. Grandpa suggests they start by recycling the yoghurt pot from his breakfast, putting his banana peel in the compost pile, and hanging the washing to dry in the sun. George gets to learn how recycling and re-using materials, and... using less petrol can really help save the world.
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            ISBN 9781903919507
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2006
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series George and Flora
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            The Waterhole

            The Waterhole (Paperback)

            By Base, Graeme

            • RRP: $26.00
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            The creator of the international bestselling 'Animalia' brings a stunning new picture book, with an exquisite cast of characters and a timeless, life-affirming theme. This book is an ingenious infusion of counting book, puzzle book, story book and art book, with typically detaile...d illustrations. Ages 3 and over.
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            ISBN 9780140567533
            Published NZ 3 Mar 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small For School

            Charlie and Lola: I Am Too Absolutely Small For School (Paperback)

            By Child, Lauren

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Although Lola agrees with her brother that it would be useful to learn how to write, read and count, she can't go to school because her invisible friend's too nervous to go. This third title in the 'Charlie and Lola' classic picture book series deals sympathetically with children...'s fears surrounding the first day at school.
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            ISBN 9781846168857
            Released NZ 25 Oct 2007
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series Charlie and Lola
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            Faction Presents High Water : New Zealand Comic Anthology
              

            Faction Presents High Water : New Zealand Comic Anthology (Hardback)

            Edited by Keen, Damon

            • RRP: $29.99
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            "Change is coming. With a mixture of sardonic wit and unsettling insight, eleven of New Zealand's best comic artists speculate on the looming threat of climate change and what it means for us, our children, and our future as a species"--Back cover.

            ISBN 9780473307103
            Published NZ 15 Apr 2015
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            It's Not What You've Got!: Lessons for Kids on Money and Abundance

            It's Not What You've Got!: Lessons for Kids on Money and Abundance (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Dyer, Wayne; Contributions by Tracy, Kristina; Illustrated by Budnick, Stacy Heller

            • RRP: $26.00
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            International bestselling author and lecturer Wayne Dyer addresses the topics of money and abundance, with the understanding that childrens earliest thoughts and perceptions about money are those that will last throughout their lives. This book addresses the topics of money and a...bundance. It presents the concepts which include: Money does not define who you are; it doesn't matter what others have, and abundance comes in many forms. Full color.
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            ISBN 9781401918507
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2007
            Publisher Hay House
            Interest Age 4-8 years
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            The World Came To My Place Today

            The World Came To My Place Today (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Readman, Dr Jo; Illustrated by Roberts, Ley Honor

            • RRP: $22.99
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            The world really does come to visit George when his grandpa arrives, with a globe, to look after him and his sister for the day. Grandpa explains how everything from the cereal they eat for breakfast to the rubber in their bicycle tyres comes from plants all over the world.

            ISBN 9781903919026
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2004
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series George and Flora
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            Kohikohia te ora : Maori healers report
              

            Kohikohia te ora : Maori healers report (Paperback)

            By Smith, Dr Cherry; Reynolds, Dr Paul

            The report looks at how Maori healers perceive toxic exposures and how they believe that they and their clients are affected by toxins. The purpose of this research is to capture their experiences and perspectives on toxic exposures, as a particular body of information that will ...help substantiate the effects of exposures on Maori coummunities.
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            ISBN 9780473166922
            Published NZ 9 May 2011
            Publisher Te Atawhai o te Ao
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Fleeing Vesuvius: Responding to the Effects of Economic and Environmental Collapse
              

            Fleeing Vesuvius: Responding to the Effects of Economic and Environmental Collapse (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New Edition)

            Edited by Douthwaite, Richard; Fallon, Gillian

            • RRP: $42.00
            • $42.00
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            "Economic growth is over for good and Fleeing Vesuvius is the first book to explore the profound, historic implications.. Its message could hardly be more urgent." Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow, Post Carbon Institute, Author, Peak Everything. "Some are in denial, others are in ...despair, then there are those who seek to meet the future in the drivers seat - those people will be reading this book" Laurence Boomert, Co-Publisher and one of the 39 essay writers in Fleeing Vesuvius. Fleeing Vesuvius confronts our multiple crises, analysing the many aspects: the financial crisis; the collapse of the housing bubble; the urgent need for food security; the enormous challenge of dealing with climate change, and the looming scarcity of essential resources such as fossil fuels - the lifeblood of the world economy. Fleeing Vesuvius puts forward solutions that involve changes to our economy and financial system, but they go much further: this substantial, wide-ranging book also looks at the changes needed in how we think, how we use the land and how we relate to others, particularly those where we live. While it doesn't discount the complexity of the problems we face, Fleeing Vesuvius is practical and fundamentally optimistic. It will arm readers with the confidence and knowledge they need to develop new, workable alternatives to the old-style expanding economy and its supporting systems. It's a book that can be read all the way through or used as a resource to dip in and out of. Fleeing Vesuvius was originally published in late 2010 by Feasta in response to Ireland's economic collapse. Its 27 authors including Dmitry Orlov and Richard Douthwaite are now joined by by 12 New Zealand contributors, making this book a compelling tool for all thinking New Zealanders concerned about the future.
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            ISBN 9780473191818
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2011
            Publisher Living Economies
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Man Of The Trees With Some Very Dedicated Environmental Guardians
              

            The Man Of The Trees With Some Very Dedicated Environmental Guardians

            By Baker, Catriona

            • RRP: $64.99
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            Catriona Baker, retired Mackenzie District Runholder of Mount Cook Station, New Zealand has published her second book, 'The Man of the Trees and Other Dedicated Environmental Guardians' (ISBN No. 9780473264598). Catriona's second book is an homage to her late husband, Richard S...t. Barbe Baker, O.B.E., founder of The Men of The Trees, an international organisation which was first formed in Kenya in 1922 and then went on to establish branches in over one hundred countries throughout the world. There are still a few branches of the Men of the Trees in existence including Southland, New Zealand and several in Australia, although in the United Kingdom the organisation is now known as the International Tree Foundation. This year it is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a campaign to plant one million trees throughout the world during 2014. 'The Man of the Trees and Other Dedicated Environmental Guardians' comprises three Parts: " Part I covers Richard St. Barbe Baker's inspirational life as a tree-planter, environmentalist, writer and humanitarian. The book addresses his work in Kenya, the Sahara and in the United States where he successfully led a campaign to save the California Coast Redwoods. The work involved in establishing the Men of the Trees organisation in the early 1920's is also covered together with St. Barbe's literary achievements - thirty books, the popular TREES (Journal of the Men of the Trees organisation) and the annual Tree Lovers' Calendar. St. Barbe was a deeply spiritual man and Part I also features some of his favourite poetry and prayers and there is a section entitled 'Remembering Richard St. Barbe Baker' which includes material regarding his resting place at Woodland Cemetery, in Saskatoon, Canada, his Memorial Service in London, thanksgiving plantings of trees in New Zealand and the unveiling of a memorial in his hometown of West End, Southampton. " Part II of the book relates to a special group of twenty people from around
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            ISBN 9780473264598
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2014
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            At War with Nature : Corporate Cons
              

            At War with Nature : Corporate Cons

            By Benfield, W. F.

            This is a book about how the destruction of one of the world's most unique, ancient and unspoiled wilderness areas has led to the growth of an international industry eradicating animals and plants which have been deemed to be "invasive". That is because they are where pseudo-scie...ntists say they should not be. What New Zealand began as an industrialised extermination has now become island eradications in many parts of the world. To expand and grow, it must either seek more islands, or widen its scope to cover whole nations; that is what it is now doing. The parasitic riders who drive this conservation gravy train are:- - Government conservation agencies who seek to increase their bureaucratic power and influence, - The agri-chemical industry who supply the chemicals and poisons. - The powerful and wealthy conservation charities who whip up the concept of "threats to nature" as a way generating donations, bequests and corporate sponsorships. - The academic and science institutions who see in it a rich seam of grant money for supplying junk science in support of the eradication industry. Eradications are carried out on a scale reminiscent of the US military aerial deforestation of Vietnam with "agent orange". Here, for all wildlife, the animals, birds and insects, the poisons used are super-toxins such as brodifacoum and 1080. For vegetation, they have devised new wonder chemical cocktails such as "Armageddon". It is total ecosystem genocide. To whip up a public fervour to help justify such mass environmental poisoning, the people are fed the concepts of invasive pests and threats. Thus, harmless creatures are demonised and need be shown no mercy. By deliberate and devious propaganda, the public are kept unaware, that in the blinkered rush of zeal to kill "pests" and "predators", the eradication industry is killing everything else, even the rare and endangered species such as an entire monitored population of rock wrens from an aerial 1080 poisoning at New Zeala
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            ISBN 9781872970431
            Published NZ 1 May 2015
            Publisher Tross Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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