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Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Junior Fiction 2005.

There are many guides to trees, birds and insects but nothing that puts them all together in one handy book that can be put in a backpack and taken into the bush. Including full-colour photographs, it looks at the bush in layers, starting at the forest f... read more

From Weta to Kauri: A Guide to the New Zealand Forest

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In August 2016, forty per cent of the residents of Havelock North were suddenly struck down by a serious bacterial infection. The outbreak of campylobacter, caused by the contamination of the water supply with sheep faeces, hospitalised forty-five people and left at least three dea... read more

The Health of the People

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Many commentators say New Zealanders lack ambition, and that aspects of the New Zealandcharacter or our comfortable lives limit our achievements. We are said to be too keen on time off, too concerned about everyone fitting in, suspicious of people ... read more

Ambition: What New Zealanders Think and Why it Matters

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The first publication tocome out of the online Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand project tells the story of the tangata whenua of Aotearoa, from their journeys across the vast Pacific Ocean to the histories of all the major iwi, including the contemporary issues they face toda... read more

Maori Peoples of New Zealand

A landmark book of profiles and portraits celebrating the successes and diversity of New Zealand women across many spheres - politics, arts, science, community development, business innovation and health.
These leaders share their views on what it's ... read more

Womankind: New Zealand Women Making a Difference

In 2017, Renee Hollis interviewed 120 people over the age of 100, living in every region of New Zealand. Along the way, she had the privilege of interviewing 23 World War II veterans. Her goal in compiling the book was to preserve New Zealand h... read more

Keepers of History - New Zealand Centenarians Tell Their Stories

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Acclaimed historian Matthew Wright explores the evolution of New Zealand's most historically significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi, from its origins to its place in the present day. From the early cultural collisions between Maori and Pakeha that led to this landmark agreement... read more

Waitangi: Living treaty

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Reading Level:near fine

As we commemorate 125 years since New Zealand women became the first in the world to vote in national elections, this book celebrates some of our first women: of politics and public service, business and broadcasting, the arts and academia, sport and cinema. F... read more

But I Changed All That: 'First' New Zealand Women
$18.99(NZD) inc GST

Landscape photographer Craig Potton has selected 144 images from journeys around (and over) both North and South Islands of New Zealand capturing the essence of New Zealand's natural and cultural landscape.

New Zealand North & South (revised edition 2006)
$14.98(NZD) inc GST

As historian James Belich put it: `There is little doubt that Cook has been emphasised to the unfair exclusion of the massive French contribution to European knowledge of New Zealand.' This book seeks to redress this bal... read more

Navigators and Naturalists - French Exploration of New Zealand and the Pacific 1769-1824

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Series:Lonely Planet Travel Guides

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher
Lonely Planet Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire the dramatic pe... read more

Hiking and Tramping in New Zealand 8

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Reading Level:near fine
Awards:Shortlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non Fiction 2019   

The remarkable and inspring story of how New Zealand's native forests were saved between 1960 and 2000. The greatest success stories of the modern environmental movement in New Zealand were the public campaigns to save ou... read more

Fight for the Forests: The Pivotal Campaigns That Saved New Zealand's Native Forests