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              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment
               

              Running the Country: a look inside New Zealand's goverment (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              From the Bill of rights to the way we vote, from parliamentary headquarters to local council - and everything in between - Maria Gill explains our system of government. You will discover facts about laws, our currency, voting at the elections and the role of the media.

              ISBN 9781869664923
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Twinkle, Tickle Little Star
               

              Twinkle, Tickle Little Star (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Anne

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              Twinkle, tickle, little star, of the salty sea. Near the rocks where mussels cling, is where I'm sure to be. A zillion feet adorn my arms; I don't have a head or teeth. My bottom's on the top of me; my mouth is where? Underneath. Anne Hunter's playful and delightful rhymes... along with Dave Gunson's superb illustrations, perfectly capture the unique characteristics of a range of creatures and plant life that young children commonly encounter when exploring the New Zealand seashore. Rhyming verse delightfully details some of the special features of triplefins, hermit crabs, scallops, jellyfish, sea anemonies, seaweed, black-backed gulls, paddle crabs, paua, katipo, sponges and starfish. This entertaining book is intended to be read aloud and children will be fascinated to learn more about the wild life on the seashore so they can enjoy exploring when visiting the beach. There is a fascinating facts section to supplement the verse at the back of the book.
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              ISBN 9781869665401
              Published NZ 29 Feb 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 4-6 years
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              Ice Breaker
               

              Ice Breaker (Hardback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Much has been written about explorer Ernest Shackleton's three courageous expeditions to the Antarctic. What is not so well-known is the crucial role that Captain Frank Worsley played in saving the lives of the crew of Endurance after it got stuck in ice floes and broke apart dur...ing the attempt to traverse the Continent in 1914. After abandoning their ship, in the Weddell Sea, Frank led marches across the ice in the hope of reaching land. When their ice flow split, endangering all their lives, the survivors boarded three small lifeboats. Frank navigated them to Elephant Island during a terrific storm. When they found the island uninhabited, Frank led a six-man rescue party 1300 kilometres overland to a whaling station in South Georgia. Without his precise navigation skills and incredible determination, the rescue party would never have made it. One day after reaching the whaling station, he set out again to go back and rescue the other members of the lifeboat party.
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              ISBN 9781869665364
              Published NZ 31 Jan 2020
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Discovering New Zealand Trees
               

              Discovering New Zealand Trees (Paperback)

              By Morris, Sandra

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              Introducing 20 of our most interesting native trees to young New Zealand naturalists, Sandra Morris presents charming watercolour illustrations and text in a style that mirrors her earlier successful book, Discovering New Zealand Birds. Each tree is shown in full with individual ...illustrations of the leaves, flower parts, seed heads, and any insects, animals and birds that co-exist with or frequent the tree. In addition there are notes and illustrations to depict early Maori and European uses for each tree. Included are kauri, tree ferns, beeches, cabbage tree, nikau, pohutukawa, manuka, kanuka, rewarewa, puriri, kowhai, lancewood, taire, karaka, tree daisies, kahikatea, rimu, totara, matai, and miro. Children will learn about different types of forest in 'What is a tree?' at the beginning of the book and an index and bibliography complete an effective natural history resource that is sure to be popular with children and teachers alike.
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              ISBN 9781869664305
              Published NZ 25 Jun 2015
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              Kea: Curiouser and Curiouser
               

              Kea: Curiouser and Curiouser (Paperback)

              By Florian, Annemarie; Illustrated by Hughes, Alistair

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              "Kea are innately curious. They just love to try out new things and have evolved extraordinary mental and physical abilities. Discover how this built-in curiosity is a bonus for endurance and finding new ways to survive. Learn about the invisible and alarming threats kea now face..."--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781869665111
              Published NZ 14 Aug 2019
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Storm Boy: 55th Anniversary Edition
               

              Storm Boy: 55th Anniversary Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 50th Anniversary Edition)

              By Thiele, Colin

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              A special 55th anniversary edition of this Australian classic story of a boy and his father living in a humpy in the Coorong. Ages 8+.

              ISBN 9781864368048
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2002
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              THE SEA DREAMER
               

              THE SEA DREAMER (Paperback)

              By Fitzgibbon, Terry

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              Join the thrilling adventures of Sam and his companions as they set out for a sea dream journey of surprises. In his dream, Sam and his companion Pania take to sea in the tug- boat Wakato, along the way braving a storm, encountering orcas, deep-sea squid, polar bears, sharks and ...whales.
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              ISBN 9781869665050
              Published NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Eekily Sneakily
               

              Eekily Sneakily (Paperback)

              By Hunter, Anne; Illustrated by Gunson, Dave

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              Rhyming text introduces readers to some of New Zealand's fascinating wildlife of garden and forest. Includes the English and Maori names and fascinating facts about the insects and other creatures.

              ISBN 9781869665036
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Eruption: Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes
               

              Eruption: Discovering New Zealand Volcanoes (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Introduces the science of volcanism and explains how it affects New Zealand's geography and geology. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

              ISBN 9781869663629
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2012
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age Children
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              EARTHQUAKES!: SHAKING NEW ZEALAND
                

              EARTHQUAKES!: SHAKING NEW ZEALAND (Paperback)

              By Gill, Maria

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              Thousands of Earthquakes occur in New Zealand every year, some so small we don't feel them. Others such as the recent quakes in Christchurch and Kaikoura cause significant damage. This book explains what causes earthquakes and why New Zealand has so many, what types of quake occu...r and the most frequently affected areas of the country.
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              ISBN 9781869664862
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2018
              Publisher New Holland Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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