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            Silver Linings: Kiwi Success Stories in the Time of Covid
             

            Silver Linings: Kiwi Success Stories in the Time of Covid (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Downs, David; Davis, Joe

            • RRP: $45.00
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            The Covid-19 lockdown in New Zealand caused fear, hardship and loss. Through this time of unprecedented national hardship, however, there emerged incredible stories of hope and optimism. Businesses innovated and found new ways to create value, communities came together in new way...s online, and families reconnected through time spent together. This book is a collection of those stories from across Aotearoa. It shows how New Zealand - and New Zealanders - respond when the going gets tough! The book was the brainchild of the well-known business Nanogirl Labs, which lost a full 18-month work calendar over a few days before the Covid-19 Level 4 lockdown. Founders Joe Davis and Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl) could have closed their doors and headed home. Instead, they made a choice to change direction and four days later launched a brand-new, entirely online learning program for families. They tripled their staff headcount as the lockdown loomed, took on new premises, built a full production studio and went to market. They now have thousands of subscribers across 76 countries around the world, and are growing fast. Michelle and Joe have collaborated with writer and fellow innovator David Downs to collect the stories for this book.
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            ISBN 9780143775478
            Published NZ 2 Mar 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            He Pou Hiringa: Grounding Science and Technology in Te Ao Maori
              

            He Pou Hiringa: Grounding Science and Technology in Te Ao Maori (Paperback)

            Edited by Amoamo, Maria; Kawharu, Merata; Rukstuhl, Katharina

            • RRP: $14.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Jul 21

            Written by Maori from diverse disciplines, this book brings together writing on the big questions about the role of Maori, tikanga and matauranga in shaping science and technological innovation.

            ISBN 9781988587486
            Published NZ 12 Jul 2021
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals
              

            The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals (Hardback, 3rd Revised edition)

            Edited by King, Carolyn M.; Forsyth, David M.

            • RRP: $319.99
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            A definitive reference on all the land-breeding mammals recorded in the New Zealand region (including the New Zealand sector of Antarctica). It lists 65 species, including native and exotic, wild and feral, living and extinct, residents, vagrants and failed introductions. It comp...rehensively describes their history, biology and ecology.
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            ISBN 9781988592589
            Published NZ 28 Jan 2021
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them!
             

            Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them! (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Angie; Yates

            • RRP: $42.05
            • $42.05
            • Internationally sourced

            How to grow your own food in the smallest spaces - in pots on balconies, terraces and windowsills Increasingly people are keen to grow some of their own food, giving them fresh, delicious and healthy ingredients right on their doorstep. Home-grown food also means reduced food mil...es and packaging, and reminds us where food comes from and how cultivation occurs. With backyards shrinking and more people living in apartments, we need to find a range of fruit, veggies and herbs that will grow and thrive in small spaces. Whether you love lush leafy greens, tangy citrus, crunchy carrots or vine ripened tomatoes, there are lots of edible plants that can be grown in pots, hanging baskets and vertical gardens on sunny balconies, verandas and patios, opening up the wonderful world of home-grown to everyone. This book provides the best information on which edible plants to grow in pots and how to care for them, no matter what your skill level. With loads of glorious photographs for inspiration, it puts 'patio to plate' within reach of everyone no matter what their gardening space.
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            ISBN 9781460759318
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Better Brain: How Nutrition Will Help You Overcome Anxiety, Depression, ADHD and Stress

            The Better Brain: How Nutrition Will Help You Overcome Anxiety, Depression, ADHD and Stress (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rucklidge, Julia J.; Kaplan, Bonnie J.

            • RRP: $40.00
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            The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in our mental health, and how diet and micronutrients can be used to help treat and prevent anxiety, depression, ADHD and other mental health disorders. 'The Better Brain is the first book that will tell you both how and why nutrients c...an be used to treat mental-health issues.
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            ISBN 9781785043567
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

            Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Paperback)

            By Harari, Yuval Noah

            • RRP: $30.00
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            How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables and con...sumerism? This book deals with these questions.
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            ISBN 9780099590088
            Released NZ 1 May 2015
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art
             

            Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art (Hardback)

            By Wragg Sykes, Rebecca

            • RRP: $59.50
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            This book shoves aside the cliche of the shivering ragged figure in an ice wasteland to tell the complex and fascinating true story of the Neanderthal.

            ISBN 9781472937490
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Sapiens Graphic Novel: Volume 1
             

            Sapiens Graphic Novel: Volume 1 (Hardback)

            By Harari, Yuval Noah; Illustrated by Casanave, Daniel; By Vandermeulen, David

            • RRP: $48.00
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            The first volume of the graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari's global phenomenon and smash Sunday Times #1 bestseller, with gorgeous full-colour illustrations and a beautiful package - the perfect gift for the curious beings in your life. One hundred thousand years ago, at lea...st six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one-homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? In this first volume of the full-colour illustrated adaptation of his groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be human . From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens challenges us to reconsider accepted beliefs, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and view specific events within the context of larger ideas. Featuring 256 pages of full-colour illustrations and easy-to-understand text covering the first part of the full-length original edition, this adaptation of the mind-expanding book furthers the ongoing conversation as it introduces Harari's ideas to a wider new readership.
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            ISBN 9781787332812
            Released NZ 29 Dec 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            This Book Could Fix Your Life: The Science of Self Help

            This Book Could Fix Your Life: The Science of Self Help (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Scientist, New; Thomson, Helen

            • RRP: $37.99
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            A myth-busting, scientifically proven guide to living a healthier, happier life - without the self-help fads

            ISBN 9781529311365
            Released NZ 12 Jan 2021
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Alarmist
               

            The Alarmist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lowe, Dave

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $34.00
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            • Pub Date
              7 May 21

            His research was urgent fifty years ago. Now, it's critical. In the early 1970s, budding Kiwi scientist Dave Lowe was posted at an atmospheric monitoring station on the wind-blasted southern coast of New Zealand's North Island. On a shoestring salary he measured carbon in the ...atmosphere, collecting vital data towards what became one of the most important discoveries in modern science. What followed was a lifetime's career marked by hope and despair. As realisation dawned of what his measurements meant for the future of the planet, Dave travelled the world to understand more about atmospheric gases, along the way programming some of the earliest computers, designing cutting-edge equipment and conducting experiments both dangerous and mind-numbingly dull. From the sandy beaches of California to the stark winters of West Germany, the mesas of the Rocky Mountains and an Atlantic voyage across the equator, Dave has faced down climate deniers, foot-dragging bureaucracy and widespread complacency to open people's eyes to the effects of increasing fossil fuel emissions on our atmosphere.
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            ISBN 9781776564187
            Published NZ 7 May 2021
            Publisher Victoria University Press
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