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            Puppy Zen: Eight Weeks To Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond
             

            Puppy Zen: Eight Weeks To Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vette, Mark

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            "A comprehensive guide to puppy training by Mark Vette, of Pound Pups to Dog Stars fame. Mark's first book Dog Zen had just 40 pages on puppies - this book goes into full detail about all ages and stages, and how to do the right thing at the right time. Following a quick look at ...the role of pups within the wolf pack, and how dogs evolved from wolves, this book gives a day-by-day, week-by-week guide to the fundamentals of training your puppy and building a happy lifelong bond between the two of you. Mark stresses the importance of the formative period (1-4 months) to instill good habits in your puppy, then shows you exactly how to do so and when to teach each skill. Includes chapters on choosing a puppy, forming a bond with your pup, training foundations (equipment and techniques), basic commands (like sit, heel and stay), what to train in which weeks of age, house training, socialisation, teaching them not to bite or indulge in continual barking, jumping up or other anti-social behaviours. It is a detailed and practical guide combining the latest cognitive science with modern, loving, training techniques. Illustrated with irresistible puppy photos (by renowned animal photographer Rachael McKenna), plus down-to-earth how-to shots of the training methods"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143774051
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Which New Zealand Spider?
              

            Which New Zealand Spider? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Crowe, Andrew

            • RRP: $26.00
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            A book that makes it simple to identify a spider and learn about its lifestyle. All spiders commonly seen in New Zealand will be covered - native and introduced.

            ISBN 9780143006435
            Published NZ 5 Dec 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Which
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            How to Walk a Dog
             

            How to Walk a Dog (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Murdoch, Sharon; By White, Mike

            • RRP: $35.00
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            Mike White began walking his SPCA-rescue huntaway, Cooper, at Wellington's dog parks ten years ago, and since then has become part of a remarkable community of people and their pets. Written with wit, wisdom and heartbreaking poignancy, How to Walk a Dog is a story anyone who has... ever owned or loved a dog, will relate to. You will laugh, you will cry, and you will learn some of the secrets of living with a dog Illustrated with line drawings from acclaimed cartoonist Sharon Murdoch.
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            ISBN 9781988547206
            Published NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Brilliance of Birds
             

            The Brilliance of Birds (Hardback)

            By Wishart, Skye; Whitehead, Edin

            • RRP: $55.00
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            "Who knew that the morepork, our only surviving native owl, can turn its head 270 degrees? Or that the bar-tailed godwit triples its body weight before undertaking an epic and continuous migration of 11,000 kilometres? Or that the t has two voiceboxes,enabling it to duet with its...elf, and one producing sounds too high-frequency for humans to hear? The Brilliance of Birds gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of some of New Zealands feathered friends"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143772156
            Published NZ 17 Sep 2019
            Publisher Random House
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            A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs
             

            A First Book of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs (Board Book)

            By Van Gessel, Fred

            • RRP: $24.99
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            Whether you're 5 years old or 65, it's never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfect way to introduce both children and ...adults to the wonders of bird song. Each of the 12 species covered - Morepork, Kaka, Sacred Kingfisher, Grey Warbler, Silvereye, Bellbird, Tui, Fantail, Chaffinch, Song Thrush, Blackbird and Starling - has a short description explaining some fascinating facts about that bird. Then the reader can press the relevant button on the panel on the side of the book and a short burst of the bird's song will be played via the accompanying speaker. The book is aimed in particular at children, but is great fun for all the family and perfect for helping to foster an interest in the amazing wildlife that lives right alongside us in our homes. It's ideal for keeping on the windowsill overlooking the backyard. The species covered have been specially selected as ones that will occur in and around most backyards in the country, however big or small. If you need a reminder of the twittering and fluty song of the Tui, or the Chaffinch's cascade of notes, it is simply a case of pushing the button. All in all this is a perfect title for anyone, young or old, who enjoys the natural world and listening to the songs and calls of our familiar backyard birds.
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            ISBN 9781925546415
            Published NZ 15 Aug 2019
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
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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

            • RRP: $60.00
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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
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            Why is That Lake So Blue?
             

            Why is That Lake So Blue? (Paperback)

            By Pollard, Simon

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            A fascinating, fun and engaging book on New Zealand's amazing natural world.

            ISBN 9780994146014
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2018
            Publisher Te Papa Press
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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

            • RRP: $37.99
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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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            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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            Kauri:Witness to a Nations History
             

            Kauri:Witness to a Nations History (Hardback)

            By Orwin, Joanna

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            This remarkable tree which grows up to 50m with trunk diameters of over 5m can live for over 1000 years, so it has played a part in the lives of all inhabitants, celebrated in Maori Myth and integral to early colonial history.

            ISBN 9781869665296
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2019
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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