Category:

 Natural History

Series:Family Guide to New Zealand Wildlife

New Zealand's best-known bird and national icon is the subject of this new and highly accessible title from two experts in their field. There are five recognised species of kiwi, distributed unevenly in locations throughout New Zealand and ranging from the most widesp... read more

Kiwi: A Natural History

Drawing on more than 70 years' worth of study in the field, representing literally thousands of hours spent poised behind a 300mm lens, Forest Birds by Geoff Moon presents a visual and written portrait of the most important or characteristic birds of... read more

New Zealand Forest Birds and Their World
$34.99(NZD) inc GST

In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers? eyes to the wonders and amazing processes at work in the forest. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those wonders to life like never b... read more

The Hidden Life of Trees (Illustrated Edition)

The world's subantarctic islands circle the lower part of the globe below New Zealand, Australia, Africa and South America in the 'Roaring Forties' and 'Furious Fifties' latitudes. They are filled wit... read more

Trial of Strength - Adventures and Misadventures on the Wild and Remote Subantarctic Islands

Category:

 Natural History

A new, beautifully illustrated edition of David Attenborough's groundbreaking Life on Earth. David Attenborough's meeting with gorillas was one of the most unforgettable moments for millions of television viewers. With Life on Earth, Attenborough creat... read more

Life on Earth 40th Anniversary Edition

'Charming, compelling and packed with information. I learned more about biology from this short book than I did from years of science lessons. A weird and wonderful read' PETER FRANKOPAN
We like to think of ourselves as exceptional beings,... read more

The Book of Humans - The Story of How We Became Us

Poppy tears, opium, heroin, fentanyl: humankind has been in thrall to the "Milk of Paradise" for millennia. The latex of papaver somniferum is a bringer of sleep, of pleasurable lethargy, of relief from pain--and hugely addictive. A commodity without rival, ... read more

Milk of Paradise - A History of Opium
$37.99(NZD) inc GST

The night sky is full of amazing things, but how do you know what you're looking at or how to get the best perspective to enhance your viewing experience? 100 Things t... read more

100 Things to See in the Southern Night Sky - From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing

Category:

 Natural History

Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration - not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin to maple syrup.
&... read more

Around the World in 80 Trees

**'A masterpiece of evocative scientific storytelling.' BRIAN COX** **'The best popular book on broad-sweep history since Guns, Germs and Steel.'** Peter Forbes The extraordinary story of the species that became our allies. For hundreds of thousands ... read more

Tamed: Ten Species That Changed Our World
$30.00(NZD) inc GST

We use names so often that few of us ever pause to wonder about their origins. What do they mean? And where did they come from?
 
From the common starling to the many-colored rush tyrant, the names we have given to birds are so... read more

Mrs Moreau's Warbler : How Birds Got Their Names

As heard on NPR's This American Life "Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction, The Feather Thief contains many of the elements of a classic thriller." --Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air "One of the ... read more

The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
$38.00(NZD) inc GST