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            Guinness World Records 2022
              

            Guinness World Records 2022 (Hardback)

            By World Records, Guinness

            • RRP: $49.99
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            • Pub Date
              14 Sep 21

            Global pandemics and lockdowns haven't stopped record breakers from achieving spectacular things: indeed, they've given many people the chance to focus on their ambitions and attain goals beyond their expectations. As ever, Guinness World Records is there to document and ratify t...hese remarkable accomplishments, and our fully updated 2022 edition is a celebration of the tenacity and determination of the human race. The changing pace of the last year has also given us the opportunity to take stock of our planet and explore the current state of the environment, as seen through our unique record-breaking lens. So, join us as we take a deep dive into GWR 2022... * Understand the challenges being faced by our planet because of climate change and find out what's being done to reverse the decline and build a better future. * Venture into the natural world for thrilling encounters with the most extreme plants and animals. * Meet the people breaking records with their incredible bodies and exceptional minds. * Discover the stats, facts and figures behind the world's most popular videogames, movies, TV shows and media channels. * Celebrate the greatest sporting achievements, the most daring adventurers and the latest technological developments. Plus, we've reached out to some of the young people who refuse to let their age be a barrier to success. What are they doing to change their world? What inspires them to be best? And what can you learn from them if you want to get your own name in the record books? Find out in Guinness World Records 2022.
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            ISBN 9781913484149
            Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
            Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
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            Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples
             

            Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd edition)

            By Smith, Linda Tuhiwai

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            Linda Tuhiwai Smith's landmark work on decolonial and indigenous research, thoroughly revised and updated.

            ISBN 9781786998132
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2021
            Publisher BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Mauri Ora
             

            Mauri Ora (Hardback)

            By Alsop, Peter; Kupenga, Te Raumawhitu

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            Pearls of wisdom contained in proverbs - whakatauk I - have been gifted from generation to generation as an intrinsic part of the Maori world. As powerful metaphors, they combine analogy and cultural history in the most economical of words. Short and insightful, they surprise, en...gendering reflection, learning and personal growth. Mauri Ora links whakatauk I to key personal virtues idealised across cultures and generations. The virtues - wisdom, courage, compassion, integrity, self-mastery and belief - stem from the science of positive psychology; the study of how to live a better life. Illustrated throughout with wonderful photographs from an old world, this book draws on traditional wisdom to provide a recipe for personal effectiveness and leadership, and a rewarding connection of Maori knowledge to contemporary thinking about personal happiness and fulfilment.
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            ISBN 9780947503147
            Published NZ 24 Oct 2016
            Publisher Potton & Burton
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            Te Ata o Tu: The Shadow of Tumatauenga
               

            Te Ata o Tu: The Shadow of Tumatauenga (Hardback)

            By Rice, Rebecca; Baker, Matiu; Cooper, Katie; Fitzgerald, Michael

            • RRP: $70.00
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            • Pub Date
              14 Oct 21

            The New Zealand Wars of 1845-72 were a series of bitter and bloody conflicts between Maori and Pakeha that extended from Wairau to the Bay of Islands, and from Taranaki to the East Cape. This major book visits Te Papa's rich Matauranga Maori, History and Art collections to expl...ore the material and visual culture, taonga and artefacts connected with key events and players associated with the Wars.
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            ISBN 9780994146083
            Published NZ 14 Oct 2021
            Publisher Te Papa Press
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            Maori in Aotearoa New Zealand: Understanding the Culture, Protocols and Customs
             

            Maori in Aotearoa New Zealand: Understanding the Culture, Protocols and Customs (Paperback)

            By Mikaere, Buddy

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            Starting with the beaching of his Mataatua Bay of Plenty ancestral canoe, Buddy Mikaere provides a highly readable historical overview of Maori in New Zealand and goes on to examine the impact of a changing urban world on the traditional way of life. He describes the renaissance ...of Maori culture and the revival of language and traditions that were nearly lost to the past. The importance of marae and community, with tribal structure still evident in the settlement of Maori Treaty of Waitangi claims, the vitality of kapa haka and waka ama for Maori youth, the art of ta moko tattooing - all of these modern manifestations of culture are discussed and reviewed. Customs observed in formal situations, where people meet and greet one another, and at the marae where they come together to communicate and share hospitality, is described in detail, as is the tradition of burial. Photographs drawn from various sources, both historical and current, give a vivid impression of Maori traditions.
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            ISBN 9781869663988
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2013
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
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            YouTube World Records 2021: The Internet's Greatest Record-Breaking Feats: 2021
               

            YouTube World Records 2021: The Internet's Greatest Record-Breaking Feats: 2021 (Hardback, Updated)

            By Besley, Adrian

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            • Pub Date
              2 Sep 21

            YouTube World Records 2021 showcases the greatest feats ever recorded on the file-sharing website.

            ISBN 9781787397385
            Released NZ 2 Sep 2021
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            YouTubers: How YouTube Shook Up TV and Created a New Generation of Stars
             

            YouTubers: How YouTube Shook Up TV and Created a New Generation of Stars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stokel-Walker, Chris

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            Wired journalist Chris Stokel-Walker cuts through the hype to reveal the behind-the-camera truth about YouTube and its biggest and most flamboyant stars.

            ISBN 9781912454228
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2021
            Publisher Canbury Press
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            A Room of Her Own: Inside the Homes and Lives of Creative Women

            A Room of Her Own: Inside the Homes and Lives of Creative Women (Hardback)

            By Lea, Robyn

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            Equal parts biography, interior design study and psychological profile, A Room of Her Own takes us on a private tour across the world into the personal and professional domains of twenty extraordinary women.

            ISBN 9781760760397
            Published NZ 30 Mar 2021
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Living By the Moon: Te Maramataka o Te Whanau-a-Apanui
             

            Living By the Moon: Te Maramataka o Te Whanau-a-Apanui (Paperback)

            By Tawhai, Wiremu

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            The dependence of Te Whanau-a-Apanui ancestors on the environment led them to closely study the changes and cycles in nature so they could ensure their survival in their tribal area. Knowledge of aspects such as the sea conditions and best planting and harvesting times at each da...y of the month were carefully observed and remembered and community activities were arranged according to the phases of the moon. This book records this traditional knowledge, handed down orally and through practical demonstration to Te Whanau-a-Apanui elders by their forebears, and from them to the next generations.
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            ISBN 9781775501244
            Published NZ 4 Oct 2013
            Publisher Huia Publishers
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            Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 1: The Birth of Humankind
             

            Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 1: The Birth of Humankind (Hardback)

            By Harari, Yuval Noah; Illustrated by Casanave, Daniel; By Vandermeulen, David

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            The first volume of the graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari's global phenomenon and smash Sunday Times #1 bestseller, with gorgeous full-colour illustrations and a beautiful package - the perfect gift for the curious beings in your life. One hundred thousand years ago, at lea...st six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one-homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? In this first volume of the full-colour illustrated adaptation of his groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be human . From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens challenges us to reconsider accepted beliefs, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and view specific events within the context of larger ideas. Featuring 256 pages of full-colour illustrations and easy-to-understand text covering the first part of the full-length original edition, this adaptation of the mind-expanding book furthers the ongoing conversation as it introduces Harari's ideas to a wider new readership.
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            ISBN 9781787332812
            Released NZ 29 Dec 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 14+ years
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