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            Farm for Life: Mahi, mana and life on the land
             

            Farm for Life: Mahi, mana and life on the land (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Walker, Tangaroa

            • RRP: $38.00
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            The awesomely inspiring true story of how Tangaroa Walker turned his life around through farming - and how what he learned can help anyone succeed. Tangaroa Walker's early years weren't easy. Born into a gang family, he was adopted out twice and attended six different schools bef...ore he was six. He only went to high school to play rugby. Today, he is a true community and industry leader, running a successful dairy farm in Southland, NZ and reaching millions as the much-loved face of Farm4Life with his straight-up, crackup, honest videos covering everything from cow farming to goal-setting; fishing to family life; management to mental health. This is the story of how he did it - the good and the bad times, and all the lessons he's learned along the way (so you don't have to).
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            ISBN 9780143775706
            Published NZ 16 Feb 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail: The Diary of a Country Vet
              

            Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail: The Diary of a Country Vet (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hawkins, Danielle

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 May 21

            A charming, sometimes heartbreaking, oftentimes laugh-out-loud journey through the seasons with a New Zealand country animal vet<\p> Danielle Hawkins is a farm vet, mother, sheep farmer's wife and author. From calving cows to literary lunches, pet lambs to parenting, occasionally... overwhelmed but almost always sure she wouldn't want it any other way, her diary celebrates the joys of rural living.<\p>
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            ISBN 9781775541585
            Published NZ 1 May 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Black Summer: Stories of loss, courage and community from the 2019-2020 bushfires

            Black Summer: Stories of loss, courage and community from the 2019-2020 bushfires (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Rowland, Michael

            • RRP: $37.99
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            A record of events from ABC reporters on the ground during our worst ever fire season The bushfires that burnt across Australia from June 2019 to February 2020 were unprecedented. By the time the rains came, they had devoured more than 18 million hectares of bushland, destroyed n...early 3000 homes, claimed the lives of 34 people, killed about a billion animals and driven more to the brink of extinction. The heartbreak, pain, loss and uncertainty has been felt far and wide. These were fires that affected nearly everyone along the east coast directly or indirectly, and touched the hearts of people across the country. But out of the tragedies, the fear, the lost homes, the burnt forests, the bleak holidays, the unrelenting smoke, have come stories of courage and community. ABC reporters on the ground during the crisis brought many of these stories into the homes of the nation. This book contains updates of these stories and others, as well as reflections on how such a crisis occurred and what we learnt. It is both a record of the events and a tribute to those who endured, escaped, fought and in some cases paid the ultimate price in the awful conflagrations that consumed our summer. Contributions are from Jen Browning, Jessie Davies, Daniel Doody, Matthew Doran, Richard Glover, Liz Hobday, Nick Hose, Tom Joyner, Jonathon Kendall, Stacey Lee, Hamish MacDonald, Jade Macmillan, Adriane Reardon, Michael Rowland, Peter Sommerville, Josh Szeps, Claire Wheaton, Williams, Casey Briggs, Baz Ruddick, Erin Semmler. All profits from this book will go to the bushfire recovery effort. By purchasing this book you are assisting people, animals, forests and communities affected by the fires.
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            ISBN 9780733341328
            Published NZ 6 Jan 2021
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Call the Vet: My Life as a Young Vet in 1970s London
             

            Call the Vet: My Life as a Young Vet in 1970s London (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fogle, Bruce

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Mar 21

            When he arrived in London as a newly trained vet, Bruce Fogle quickly learnt to embrace the unexpected.

            ISBN 9780008424312
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            How Space Works: The Facts Visually Explained
             

            How Space Works: The Facts Visually Explained (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $40.00
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            • Pub Date
              4 Mar 21

            The clearest, most visual guide to space and the Universe for complete beginners to astronomy. Have you ever asked yourself how big the Universe is, how long it would take to get to the nearest star, or what came before the Big Bang? Then this is the book for you. How Space Works... shows you the different types of object in the Universe (so you'll know your pulsars from your quasars) and introduces you to some of the strangest and most wonderful things known to science, including antimatter fountains and the Fried Egg Galaxy. The book starts with an explanation of our view of the Universe from Earth, then takes a tour of the Solar System, the stars and galaxies, and the furthest reaches of space. The last chapter looks at the technology we use to explore the Universe, from the International Space Station to Mars rovers, and the new and revolutionary reusable rockets. Illustrated with bold graphics and step-by-step artworks - and peppered with bite-sized factoids and question-and- answer features - this is the perfect introduction to astronomy and space exploration.
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            ISBN 9780241446324
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Ferguson, a Farming Revolution: Harry Ferguson and His World-Beating Innovations
              

            Ferguson, a Farming Revolution: Harry Ferguson and His World-Beating Innovations (Hardback)

            By Bolton, Tim

            • RRP: $41.99
            • $31.54
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            • Pub Date
              1 Mar 21

            Tom Bolton's account of how Harry Ferguson and his inventions changed the world of farming forever.

            ISBN 9781911658221
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher John Reed Book Distribution
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Mar 2021
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            Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation
             

            Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation (Hardback)

            By Wilson, Edward O.; Ottaviani, Jim; Illustrated by Butzer, C. M.

            • RRP: $64.99
            • $64.99
            • Pub Date
              10 Mar 21

            E.O. Wilson's bestselling memoir comes to life in a beautifully illustrated graphic adaptation. A vibrant graphic adaptation of the classic science memoir.

            ISBN 9781610919586
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2021
            Publisher Island Press
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            The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of Mh370
             

            The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of Mh370 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By de Changy, Florence

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 21

            The affair was weird when seen from afar, but seen in close-up, it was Kafkaesque: it was not possible in 2014 for a Boeing 777 to have simply disappeared...

            ISBN 9780008381547
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Woodwork Step by Step: Carpentry Techniques Made Easy

            Woodwork Step by Step: Carpentry Techniques Made Easy (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $37.00
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            Master key carpentry skills with clear step-by-step photography and instructions. Build your woodworking confidence and practise making beautiful pieces of furniture with this comprehensive visual companion. The perfect resource for beginners, Woodwork Step by Step explains every...thing, from how to use tools safely and choose the right wood for your projects, to woodworking techniques. Discover all the tools you need and how to use and maintain them, how to prepare the wood, the methods to make more than 20 different kinds of joints, veneering and finishing techniques, and tips on restoring old furniture. Includes eight projects to make at home, including a mirror frame, a laundry hamper, and a bookcase, with exact dimensions, materials required, and diagrams showing how all the elements fit together.
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            ISBN 9780241459560
            Released NZ 2 Feb 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            508 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Topgun

            Topgun (Paperback)

            By Pedersen, Dan

            • RRP: $24.00
            • $18.00
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            • Delayed Release

            Top Gun became a household name with the worldwide success of the film of the same title. The 1986 blockbuster starring Tom Cruise as a hotshot U.S. Navy fighter pilot was so popular (drawing $356 million worldwide) that recruiters set up desks in theaters that were showing it, l...ooking to attract the next generation of combat aviators. The movie did for Navy pilots what The Right Stuff did for astronauts. With the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the real TOPGUN-as the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program was known-approaching in 2019, and with Jerry Bruckheimer's sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, set to shoot next year, this is the time to publish the real story of the actual risk takers, disruptors, and innovators who revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day. Here is the inside story of TOPGUN, told by the man who was picked to lead it at the start, from war to peace and back to war again, on and off the flight line, and through all six of our decades. Though Pedersen was a part of it at the beginning, some other great pilots carried on our work and he is eager to pay them tribute and make the book a celebration of our whole community. It's a great story, full of interesting characters and exciting history that American should know.
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            ISBN 9781405943826
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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