The state of New Zealand's freshwater has become an urgent public issue in recent years. From across the political spectrum, concern is growing about the pollution of New Zealand's rivers and streams. We all know they need fixing. But how do we d... read more

Description: 'It strikes me with great clarity that if you look at the problems in isolation they each seem intractable; but when you grasp that there could be one single solution, then suddenly there is a glimpse of light at the end of the tunne... read more

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: 9781988545431
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: Mike Joy
: Paperback
: 363.73940993
: 200
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Mountains to Sea: Solving New Zealand's Freshwater Crisis
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Hi... read more

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: 9780008241773
: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
: Harper Element
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Simon Winchester
: Paperback
: 2018
: 620.00922
: 336
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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Nature

Awards:Longlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non Fiction 2018   

A fascinating, in-depth account of New Zealand's birds, which spans their discovery, their place in both Pakeha and Maori worlds, their survival and conservation, and the illustrations and art they have inspired.
In 1872, the first instalments of ... read more

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: 9780947503925
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
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: Geoff Norman
: Hardback
: 598.0993
: 372
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Birdstories: A History of the Birds of New Zealand
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Medicine

• Authoritative account of New Zealand plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe and his pioneering work in the Second World War • Celebrates the legendary Guinea Pig Club he formed • Inspiring, moving story with new foreword by Prince Harry 
“Mayhew is to ... read more

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: 9781784383213
: Greenhill Books
: Chatham Publishing
: ---length:- '15.6'width:- '23.4'units:- Centimeters
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: E. R. Mayhew
: Paperback
: 940.547541
: 240
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The Guinea Pig Club
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Category:

 Nature

Series:Welcome to the Museum

Animalium presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled new talent.
 
Welcome to the Museum is a series of books set on the "walls" of the printed page, showcasing the world's finest collections of ob... read more

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: 9781760061975
: Bonnier Publishing Australia
: Five Mile
: 37.00 cmmm X 27.00 cmmm
: Australia
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: Jenny Broom (Editor); Katie Scott (Editor)
: Hardback
: 1014
: Katie Scott
: en
: 590
: 112
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Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)
$42.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Nature

Awards:Longlisted for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non Fiction 2018   

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 o... read more

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: 9780947503130
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
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: Paul Bensemann
: Hardback
: 333.75160993
: 240
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Fight for the Forests: The Pivotal Campaigns That Saved New Zealands Native Forests
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This book discusses traditional Maori uses of native plants of the South Island of New Zealand and traditions around them. The text describes the features and uses of each plant, listed alphabetically for quick reference. These stories of native plants of the South... read more

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: 9781775502951
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 21.00 cmmm
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: Rob Tipa
: Paperback
: mi
: 499.44286
: 250
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Treasures of Tāne: Plants of Ngāi Tahu
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Available Stock: 2

'The bottom line question is: what actions in this time period are truly vital, and will we take them?'  Our climate is changing, in ways that will have long-term impacts for us and for our children.  Yet still we fail t... read more

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: 9780908321414
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
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: Ralph Chapman
: Paperback
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Time of Useful Consciousness : Acting Urgently on Climate Change (BWB Texts)
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Category:

 Nature

A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings Since the beginnings of history trees have served humankind in countless useful ways, but our relationship with trees has many dime... read more

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: 9780300228205
: Yale University Press
: Yale University Press
: 197mm X 127mm
: United States
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: Fiona Stafford
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 302.2223
: 296
: 60 b/w illus.
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The Long, Long Life of Trees
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Most of us think of Darwin at work on The Beagle, taking inspiration for his theory of evolution from his travels in the Galapagos. But Darwin published his Origin of Species nearly thirty years after his voyages and most of his labours in that time ... read more

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: 9781788160285
: Profile Books Limited
: Profile Books Ltd
: ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
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: Ken Thompson
: Hardback
: English
: 580.92
: 256
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Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants - Darwin's Botany Today
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Category:

 Physical Sciences

This award-winning book explores the dynamic worlds of New Zealand and the submerged realm of Zealandia, their natural geological wonders, bounties and dangers. In acknowledging the achievements of New Zealand's geoscientists, from the founding of the country through ... read more

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: 9781877480478
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: 245mm X 290mm
: New Zealand
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: Ian J Graham (Editor-In-Chief)
: Hardback
: 2nd edition
: 559.3
: 398
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A Continent on the Move
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Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, and with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, David Attenborough, Martin Rees and Richard Fortey amongst others, this is a remarkable volume celebrating the rich history of the Royal Soc... read more

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: 9780008301620
: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
: HarperPress
: ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
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: Bill Bryson (Editor)
: Paperback
: English
: 506.041
: 480
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Seeing Further : The Story of Science and the Royal Society
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