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            Kaewa the Korora
               

            Kaewa the Korora (Paperback)

            By Haydon, Rachel; Illustrated by Keel, Pippa

            • RRP: $24.99
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            • Pub Date
              14 Oct 21

            Join Kaewa the little blue penguin as she explores her strange new world at the National Aquarium. She is taken under the flipper of Captain, a one-eyed korora who introduces her to the colourful characters of the penguin colony. This feel-good mystery for young readers and their... families has a great cast of engaging characters based on real penguins at the New Zealand's National Aquarium. Its gorgeous illustrations are full of detail and give a penguin's-eye view of life at the aquarium.
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            ISBN 9780995143159
            Published NZ 14 Oct 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Beachcombing: A guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere
             

            Beachcombing: A guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere (Paperback)

            By Fraser, Ceridwen

            • RRP: $30.00
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            Beachcombing looks at waves and tides, the connectivity of Southern Hemisphere coastlines, and the life cycles of marine plants and animals. It will help you understand the objects and organisms you find on beaches, and the intriguing reasons they have come to be there.

            ISBN 9781990048005
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2021
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Big Dog Small Dog: Make Your Dog Happier By Being Understood
             

            Big Dog Small Dog: Make Your Dog Happier By Being Understood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McIntyre, Selina

            • RRP: $37.99
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            Make your dog happier by being understood Learning how to communicate with your dog will lead you and your canine companion to a lifetime of happiness. Dog behaviour expert Selina McIntyre uses a natural and direct method, helping humans understand how dogs deal with things like ...fear, change and anxiety. Big Dog Small Dog is packed with practical advice and natural ways to understand your dog's world: what they really want from their daily walk, what they think about children, and the truth about dog parks... Owning a dog is a huge responsibility and the more we prepare for such a major life decision, the more we empower ourselves. With the right signals, you'll soon be able to understand and speak your dog's language, helping you cement the foundations of a lasting and positive relationship.
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            ISBN 9781775541615
            Published NZ 8 Jun 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            He Pou Hiringa: Grounding Science and Technology in Te Ao Maori
              

            He Pou Hiringa: Grounding Science and Technology in Te Ao Maori (Paperback)

            Edited by Amoamo, Maria; Kawharu, Merata; Rukstuhl, Katharina

            • RRP: $14.99
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            • Pub Date
              15 Nov 21

            Written by Maori from diverse disciplines, this book brings together writing on the big questions about the role of Maori, tikanga and matauranga in shaping science and technological innovation.

            ISBN 9781988587486
            Published NZ 15 Nov 2021
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            New Zealand Seabirds: A natural history
              

            New Zealand Seabirds: A natural history (Hardback)

            By Wilson, Kerry-Jayne

            • RRP: $59.99
            • $47.99
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            • Pub Date
              11 Oct 21

            'New Zealand's Seabirds', the first book to be specifically written about seabirds, describes the different groups of seabirds, where in New Zealand they occur, their breeding biology, feeding behaviours, the conservation threats they face, and the vast distances they often trave...l to feed and breed.
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            ISBN 9781988550251
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2021
            Publisher Potton & Burton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Isobar Precinct
             

            Isobar Precinct (Paperback)

            By Kasmara, Angelique

            • RRP: $37.00
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            A chain of events sparked by a murder in a cemetery sends tattoo artist Lestari Cassidy into the orbit of an unpredictable drug. I Its connection to several deaths amongst the local transient community, along with the uncovering of illegal clinical trials in the 1980s, sends h...er a clear message: stay away. Then tragedy strikes close to home and she needs to do something, and fast. An audacious and inventive debut novel set in the streets of Auckland.
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            ISBN 9781988595436
            Published NZ 9 Aug 2021
            Publisher The Cuba Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Remember

            Remember (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Genova, Lisa

            • RRP: $37.99
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            A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice. Have you ever felt a crushing wave of panic when you can't for the life of yo...u remember the name of that actor in the movie you saw last week, or you walk into a room only to forget why you went there in the first place? If you're over forty, you're probably not laughing. You might even be worried that these lapses in memory could be an early sign of Alzheimer's or dementia. In reality, for the vast majority of us, these examples of forgetting are completely normal. Why? Because while memory is amazing, it is far from perfect. Our brains aren't designed to remember every name we hear, plan we make, or day we experience. Just because your memory sometimes fails doesn't mean it's broken or succumbing to disease. Forgetting is actually part of being human. In Remember, neuroscientist and acclaimed novelist Lisa Genova delves into how memories are made and how we retrieve them. You'll learn whether forgotten memories are temporarily inaccessible or erased forever and why some memories are built to exist for only a few seconds (like a passcode) while others can last a lifetime (your wedding day). You'll come to appreciate the clear distinction between normal forgetting (where you parked your car) and forgetting due to Alzheimer's (that you own a car). And you'll see how memory is profoundly impacted by meaning, emotion, sleep, stress, and context. Once you understand the language of memory and how it functions, its incredible strengths and maddening weaknesses, its natural vulnerabilities and potential superpowers, you can both vastly improve your ability to remember and feel less rattled when you inevitably forget. You can set educated expectations for your memory, and in doing so, create a better relationship with it. You don't have to fear it anymore. And that can be l
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            ISBN 9781761101205
            Published NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Alarmist: Fifty Years Measuring Climate Change
              

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

            By Lowe, Dave

            • RRP: $40.00
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Matariki The Maori New Year
              

            Matariki The Maori New Year (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Hakaraia, Libby

            • RRP: $21.00
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            This book is an introduction to the star group Matariki. Known in other cultures by names including the Pleiades and the Seven Sisters, Matariki featured strongly in pre-European New Zealand. It marked the beginning of the Maori calendar, and its rising before the sun in late May... or early June was greeted with great festivals.
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            ISBN 9780143010180
            Published NZ 29 May 2008
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Entanglement
              

            Entanglement (Paperback)

            By Walpert, Bryan

            • RRP: $35.00
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            • Pub Date
              11 Oct 21

            A memory-impaired time traveller attempts to correct a tragic mistake he made in 1977 when, panicked, he abandoned his brother on a frozen lake in Baltimore.

            ISBN 9780995111080
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2021
            Publisher Makaro Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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