Category:

 Nature

Description: 'The air temperature was probably -35 degrees Celsius with wind chill. We couldn't stand still for long. Our brains felt taxed and our bodies were running on empty. On the Football Field not far from the summit, Sue discovered a square of chocolate. We shared it, tell... read more

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: 9781988531205
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
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: Laurence Fearnley , Paul Hersey
: books
To The Mountains
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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 Higgs boson. Precision is the key to everything. It is an in... read more

General Fields
: 9780008241773
: HarperCollins Publishers
: William Collins
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Simon Winchester
: Paperback
: 2018
: 620.00922
: 336
: books
Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 History

Oliver Sutherland tell his story as “Last inhabitant of Shackleton’s Hut” when he was working as a biologist studying penguins in the Antarctic in 1962.

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: SHACKHUT
: oliversutherland
: oliversutherland
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: Oliver Sutherland
: books
Last inhabitant of Shackleton's Hut
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Nature

Jonathan Elphick tells the remarkable story of the development of bird art through the centuries. The book features early, skilfully executed but often fanciful images of birds, scientific illustrations produced during the ages of exploration, and modern approaches captu... read more

General Fields
: 9781760631291
: Murdoch Books
: Murdoch Books
: 342mm X 269mm
: Australia
Special Fields
: Jonathan Elphick
: Book
: English
: 598.0222
: 224
: books
Birds: The Art of Ornithology
$70.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

A Financial Times Book of the YearA Spectator Book of the Year'Travel writing in excelsis' -Jan Morris, author of Venice'A thrilling and gorgeous tale, packed with meteorological wonder' -Amy Liptrot, author of The Outrun Nic... read more

General Fields
: 9781473665750
: Hodder & Stoughton
: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Nick Hunt
: Paperback
: English
: 914.045612
: 336
: books
Where the Wild Winds Are: Walking Europe's Winds from the Pennines to Provence
$28.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

Growing up on the Cambridgeshire Fens, Will Millard never felt more at home than when he was out with his granddad on the riverbank whiling away the day catching fish. As he grew older his competitive urge to catch more and bigger fish led him away from that natural connect... read more

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: 9780241270011
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Viking
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Will Millard
: Hardback
: 1
: en
: 799.110941
: 336
: books
The Old Man and the Sand Eel
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Medicine

When Adrienne was first diagnosed with cardiomyopathy she asked, What is that? She had never heard of the condition and had trouble finding information. Her book is designed to help others with cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

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: 9780473423827
: Mary Egan Publishing
: Mary Egan Publishing
Special Fields
: Adrienne Frater
: Paperback
: 160
: books
Take Heart
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Physical Sciences

The perfect graduation gift "Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a concise, elegant exploration of time. Why do we remember the past and not the future... read more

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: 9780241292525
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Allen Lane
: 181mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Carlo Rovelli
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 529
: 176
: books
The Order of Time
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
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
Special Fields
: Ralph Chapman
: Paperback
: books
Time of Useful Consciousness : Acting Urgently on Climate Change (BWB Texts)
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

No Marketing Blurb

General Fields
: 9780715652237
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Academic
: 216mm X 143mm
Special Fields
: Ruth Pavey
: Hardback
: English
: 942.38086092
: 256
: BM
: books
A Wood of One's Own
$33.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

"Within a day of receiving this book, I had consumed it... Absorbing, moving, and compulsively readable."--Lydia Davis
 
In this affectionate, heart-warming chronicle, Rosamund Young distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising person... read more

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: 9780571336777
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 198mm X 129mm X 11mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Rosamund Young
: Hardback
: Main
: English
: 636.2
: 160
: books
The Secret Life of Cows
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Medicine

Series:BWB Texts

Can a sugar tax improve public health? Even if it can, is it the right thing to do? One of New Zealand's foremost health scientists, Mike Berridge, teams up with tax expert Lisa Marriott to explore the issue.This BWB Text explains the relationship between sugar and ill-health, a... read more

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: 9780947518301
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Mike Berridge
: Paperback
: books
Sugar, Rum and Tobacco
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2