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            Tragedy at Pike River Mine: 2021 Edition: How and Why 29 Men Died
              

            Tragedy at Pike River Mine: 2021 Edition: How and Why 29 Men Died (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Macfie, Rebecca

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $35.10
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            • Pub Date
              15 Feb 22

            On a sunny afternoon in November 2010, a massive explosion rocked the underground Pike River coal mine, deep in a mountain range in New Zealand's South Island. Tragedy at Pike River Mine is a dramatic, suspenseful account of a disaster that shook New Zealand and the world.

            ISBN 9781927249789
            Published NZ 15 Feb 2022
            Publisher Awa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy
             

            Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Burgess, Rebecca; With White, Courtney

            • RRP: $63.50
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            This is a resource for fiber farmers, ranchers, contract grazers, weavers, knitters, slow-fashion entrepreneurs, soil activists, and conscious consumers who want to join or create their own fibershed and topple outdated and toxic systems of exploitation.

            ISBN 9781603586634
            Publisher Chelsea Green Publishing Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Dirty Money
             

            Dirty Money (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Benns, Matthew

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            They put the boys into the Anvil mining truck. They came for my dad. I asked them 'where are you taking him?' and they didn't answer. The Australian mining company trucks had come roaring into the African village and disgorged over 100 heavily armed Government soldiers. The rebel...s, protesting at the way the Australian company was mining the Congolese silver and copper without giving anything back to the local community, had already surrendered. But their looting of food and fuel from the Anvil Mining depot at Kilwa could not go unanswered. The Australians flew in the Government troops, loaded them onto their trucks and then stood back while they rounded up the rebellion's 'sympathisers'. We started running but the soldiers caught and searched our belongings, they arrested my dad and two other boys, said Albert Kitanika. The soldiers refused to say where they were taking his father. They took him 50 metres down the road where they shot and stabbed him to death. A United Nations investigation found Mr Kitanika was one of at least 100 people summarily executed in the Government operation in 2004. Afterwards the Australian company issued a press release praising the Government for its rapid response. Asked about its role in transporting the troops, Anvil's chief executive officer Bill Turner said: So what . Mining is a dirty business. This book reveals that the real dirt lies in the boardrooms of some of Australia's biggest companies. The United Nations named Katumba Mwanke, an adviser to Congo President Joseph Kabila, as one of the people responsible for the illegal exploitation of Congo's natural wealth. Anvil Mining put Mr Mwanke on the board of directors for three years. The Australian company has steadfastly refused to sign the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, designed to prevent dodgy deals, and is instead considering a tie-up with British mining company Trafigura, which is responsible for one of the worst pollution scandals in recent history. When d
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            ISBN 9781742750002
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Agricultural Economics and Food Policy in New Zealand: An Uneasy but Successful Collaboration Between Government and Farmers
               

            Agricultural Economics and Food Policy in New Zealand: An Uneasy but Successful Collaboration Between Government and Farmers (Hardback, 1st ed. 2021)

            By Hall, David

            • RRP: $315.25
            • $315.25
            • Pub Date
              10 Jan 22

            The book analyses agricultural economics and food policy in New Zealand, where farming produce has been by far the main export commodity. After World War II farmers at first encouraged Government financial support for farming and by the 1980s farming was highly subsidised.

            ISBN 9783030862992
            Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Palgrave Studies in Agricultural Economics and Food Policy
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            How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America
             

            How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America (Hardback)

            By Fielding-Singh, Priya

            • RRP: $49.99
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            • Pub Date
              29 Mar 22

            A fascinating look at dietary differences along class lines, revealing that lack of access to healthy food is far from the primary driver of nutritional inequality in America.

            ISBN 9780316427265
            Released NZ 29 Mar 2022
            Publisher Little, Brown
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            A Short History of Farming in New Zealand
             

            A Short History of Farming in New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McLauchlan, Gordon

            • RRP: $29.99
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            Gordon McLauchlan continues his bestselling Short History series with an in-depth look into the history of the farming industry in New Zealand.

            ISBN 9781988538013
            Published NZ 10 Jan 2020
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Water for Food in a Changing World
              

            Water for Food in a Changing World (Paperback)

            Edited by Garrido, Alberto; Ingram, Helen

            • RRP: $111.00
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            Our thirst for water grows with our population, but the amount of fresh water available on Earth is fixed. This book explores water and food production at global and regional scales. The collection offers a comprehensive discussion of all relevant issues.

            ISBN 9781138807662
            Released NZ 23 Jun 2014
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Contributions from the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy
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            Hard Won Gold: Stories from Waiuta and Reefton Gold Feilds
              

            Hard Won Gold: Stories from Waiuta and Reefton Gold Feilds (Paperback)

            By Barnett, Pauline; Barnett, Ross

            • RRP: $91.99
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            ISBN 9780473458751
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2018
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Fuelling Dissension: Coal and coal mining in 21st century New Zealand
               

            Fuelling Dissension: Coal and coal mining in 21st century New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Young, Jane

            • RRP: $50.99
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            New Zealand continues to mine, burn and export coal, despite the fact that, globally, coal is the single biggest contributor to ocean acidification and to the ongoing climate emergency. But what will the future bring? Coal has played an important part in New Zealand's history,... but plans for the expansion of mining now trigger battles whose long-term outcomes are impossible to predict. 'Fuelling Dissension' weaves together the historical, political, social, economic and environmental strands that underlie the struggle between coal mining and conservation. At the same time, this colourfully-illustrated book clearly and concisely explains the basic facts about coal - its formation, chemistry and uses - and provides useful insights into the coal industry. How can we sever our ties with this most polluting of fossil fuels as we head towards a low carbon future? There are no simple answers - but no time for delay. Fuelling Dissension is relevant to middle school science and social studies, and to achievement standards in Biology L3, Chemistry L1&2, Economics L1, Education for Sustainability L2&3, Geography L1-3, Science L1-3 and Social Studies L2&3.
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            ISBN 9780958274296
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Triple Helix
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Our Land Our People
             

            Our Land Our People (Hardback)

            Other primary creator Ross, Hyland

            • RRP: $59.99
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            The modern farmer faces a constant battle for survival.Not only do farmers and their families cope with everything nature throws at them, they have to meet the challenges presented by technology, the environment and the way society raises the bar on farming methods.Despite these ...obstacles and through innovation, courage and sheer commitment, farmers and their business continue to thrive in New Zealand.
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            ISBN 9780473433604
            Published NZ 11 Dec 2018
            Publisher Matata Enterprises Limited
            Interest Age General Audience
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