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            Climate Aotearoa: What's happening & what we can do about it
             

            Climate Aotearoa: What's happening & what we can do about it (Paperback)

            Edited by Clark, Helen

            • RRP: $36.99
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            The science on climate change in Aotearoa New Zealand now and in the future, and what changes we all need to make.

            ISBN 9781988547633
            Published NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            942 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Tunnel in Our Backyard
              

            Tunnel in Our Backyard (Paperback)

            By Malcolm, Paterson; Illustrated by Maihi, Hana

            This is a fun picture book that blends English and Maori text and bright illustrations, aimed at 7-12 year-olds and released for Matariki 2016. The Tunnel in our Backyard is the second in the innovative series from Malcolm Paterson's Sharing Our Stories venture, which aims to bri...ng Auckland history to life for young readers.
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            ISBN 9780947506049
            Published NZ 15 Jun 2016
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Series Sharing Our Stories
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            3 Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet
             

            Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet (Hardback)

            By Elder, Hinemoa

            Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable See the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes. Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki - simple, powerful ...life lessons, one for every week. Each one is retold by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder to show how we can live a less stressful daily life, with more contentment and kindness for each other and the planet. Find out how the power of aroha can help you each day, and through its many meanings - fundamental Maori values - make a happier world for everyone. Chapters include- - Manaakitanga (love for each other) - Kaitiakitanga (respect for our planet) - Whanaungatanga (community and connectivity) - Tino rangatiratanga (self-determination)
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            ISBN 9780143775225
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Kia Whakanuia te Whenua: People Place Landscape
              

            Kia Whakanuia te Whenua: People Place Landscape (Paperback)

            Edited by Hill, Carolyn; Foreword by Salmond, Anne

            • RRP: $55.00
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            Concern for the protection and management of the whenua/land was the inspiration for The Landscape Foundation's publication Kia Whakanuia te Whenua. Global and local impacts such as climate change, biodiversity loss, water pollution and structural issues such as government policy... and neoliberal economics are affecting global and local habitats as well as how we perceive, relate to and care for them. This is at the heart of issues for landscape practitioners, Maori, ecologists, and many others.
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            ISBN 9780473532376
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher Mary Egan Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            What's Where on Earth? Animal Atlas: The World's Wildlife as You've Never Seen it Before

            What's Where on Earth? Animal Atlas: The World's Wildlife as You've Never Seen it Before (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $37.00
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            This stunning new atlas is your first class pass on a world tour of the homes of Earth's most amazing animals. The latest exciting title in DK's popular illustrated atlas series maps out the habitats of the world's mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, invertebrates, and more. Whether ...it's plotting the range of a lion, following the flight paths of birds, tracking great white sharks in the oceans, or exploring the migration of the monarch butterfly you will see exactly where and how more than 100 extraordinary animal species live. What makes Animal Atlas unique is the maps themselves. Each one is individually commissioned in 3D, with detail to show the habitat of each animal, as well as its geographic location. This reveals an astonishing amount of information about the behaviour of these animals, from how seals are adapted to survive in freezing Antarctic seas to how beetles survive in the heat of the Sahara desert. There is also a focus on the conservation and protection of animals. Maps reveal the shrinking territories of some species, showing where they used to roam in the past compared to what's left of their range today. Whichever animal you're trying to track down, you're sure to find it in Animal Atlas.
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            ISBN 9780241412909
            Released NZ 16 Apr 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Alarmist: Fifty Years Measuring Climate Change
              

            The Alarmist: Fifty Years Measuring Climate Change (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lowe, Dave

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            His research was urgent fifty years ago. Now, it's critical. In the early 1970s, budding Kiwi scientist Dave Lowe was posted at an atmospheric monitoring station on the wind-blasted southern coast of New Zealand's North Island. On a shoestring salary he measured carbon in the ...atmosphere, collecting vital data towards what became one of the most important discoveries in modern science. What followed was a lifetime's career marked by hope and despair. As realisation dawned of what his measurements meant for the future of the planet, Dave travelled the world to understand more about atmospheric gases, along the way programming some of the earliest computers, designing cutting-edge equipment and conducting experiments both dangerous and mind-numbingly dull. From the sandy beaches of California to the stark winters of West Germany, the mesas of the Rocky Mountains and an Atlantic voyage across the equator, Dave has faced down climate deniers, foot-dragging bureaucracy and widespread complacency to open people's eyes to the effects of increasing fossil fuel emissions on our atmosphere.
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            ISBN 9781776564187
            Published NZ 13 May 2021
            Publisher Victoria University Press
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            The Block
              

            The Block (Paperback)

            By Oliver, Ben

            • RRP: $21.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jul 21

            Luka is imprisoned in the Block when an audacious break-out reunites him with his friends at last. Hiding out in the heart of the destroyed city, Luka realises the scale of their mission to defeat all-powerful AI, Happy. How can they stay hidden, let alone win the war?

            ISBN 9781912626564
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2021
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series The Loop
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            Tree Sense: Ways of thinking about trees
             

            Tree Sense: Ways of thinking about trees (Paperback)

            Edited by Goldsmith, Susette; Contributions by Smither, Elizabeth; Simpson, Philip; Noble, Anne; Warne, Kennedy

            • RRP: $37.00
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            At a moment when the planet is so clearly in peril, the trees stand as both guardians and messengers. This collection of essays, art and poetry by artists, activists, ecologists and advocates discusses the many ways in which humans need trees, and how our future is laced into the...ir roots and their branches.
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            ISBN 9780995140745
            Published NZ 10 Jun 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Voyagers: The Settlement of the Pacific
             

            Voyagers: The Settlement of the Pacific (Hardback)

            By Thomas, Nicholas

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            The story of the settlement of the Pacific Ocean.

            ISBN 9781838930486
            Released NZ 14 Apr 2021
            Publisher Head of Zeus
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Landmark Library
            Availability
            412 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Wildlife of Aotearoa
             

            Wildlife of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            By Bishop, Gavin

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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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