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            Kiwi Farmers' Guide To Life: Rural Tales from the Heartland
             

            Kiwi Farmers' Guide To Life: Rural Tales from the Heartland (Hardback)

            By Fulton, Tim

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Kiwi Farmers' Guide to Life does just that, telling stories of New Zealand farmers, agribusiness entrepreneurs and even a couple of scientists. Each one knows about sweat, quick thinking and the importance of a sense of humour in the world of agriculture.

            ISBN 9781988538693
            Published NZ 14 Jun 2021
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Mauri Ora
             

            Mauri Ora (Hardback)

            By Alsop, Peter; Kupenga, Te Raumawhitu

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Pearls of wisdom contained in proverbs - whakatauk I - have been gifted from generation to generation as an intrinsic part of the Maori world. As powerful metaphors, they combine analogy and cultural history in the most economical of words. Short and insightful, they surprise, en...gendering reflection, learning and personal growth. Mauri Ora links whakatauk I to key personal virtues idealised across cultures and generations. The virtues - wisdom, courage, compassion, integrity, self-mastery and belief - stem from the science of positive psychology; the study of how to live a better life. Illustrated throughout with wonderful photographs from an old world, this book draws on traditional wisdom to provide a recipe for personal effectiveness and leadership, and a rewarding connection of Maori knowledge to contemporary thinking about personal happiness and fulfilment.
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            ISBN 9780947503147
            Published NZ 24 Oct 2016
            Publisher Potton & Burton
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (English and Te Reo Maori)
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            Visiting Grandma
              

            Visiting Grandma (Paperback)

            By Va`afusuaga, Jane; Illustrated by Pinder-Pancho, Azra

            • RRP: $25.00
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            A children's picture book about a Samoan family set in New Zealand from the perspective of a pakeha girl. A normal event in one culture may seem odd to another culture. But when pakeha Rachel goes with her new Samoan friend Luisa to visit her grandmother, it's not quite what Rach...el expects.
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            ISBN 9781877484353
            Published NZ 19 Jun 2020
            Publisher Little Island Press Ltd
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            YouTube World Records 2021: The Internet's Greatest Record-Breaking Feats: 2021
              

            YouTube World Records 2021: The Internet's Greatest Record-Breaking Feats: 2021 (Hardback, Updated)

            By Besley, Adrian

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              30 Nov 21

            YouTube World Records 2021 showcases the greatest feats ever recorded on the file-sharing website.

            ISBN 9781787397385
            Released NZ 30 Nov 2021
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Te Ata o Tu: The Shadow of Tumatauenga
               

            Te Ata o Tu: The Shadow of Tumatauenga (Hardback)

            By Rice, Rebecca; Baker, Matiu; Cooper, Katie; Fitzgerald, Michael

            • RRP: $70.00
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            • Pub Date
              31 Dec 22

            The New Zealand Wars of 1845-72 were a series of bitter and bloody conflicts between Maori and Pakeha that extended from Wairau to the Bay of Islands, and from Taranaki to the East Cape. This major book visits Te Papa's rich Matauranga Maori, History and Art collections to expl...ore the material and visual culture, taonga and artefacts connected with key events and players associated with the Wars.
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            ISBN 9780994146083
            Published NZ 31 Dec 2022
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Death of Me
             

            The Death of Me (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Davies, Michelle

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Pub Date
              11 Nov 21

            Thing Daisy Jones and the Six with a murder at its heart - this is the new novel from the critically acclaimed Michelle Davies.

            ISBN 9781409193456
            Released NZ 11 Nov 2021
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Matariki The Maori New Year
              

            Matariki The Maori New Year (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Hakaraia, Libby

            • RRP: $21.00
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            This book is an introduction to the star group Matariki. Known in other cultures by names including the Pleiades and the Seven Sisters, Matariki featured strongly in pre-European New Zealand. It marked the beginning of the Maori calendar, and its rising before the sun in late May... or early June was greeted with great festivals.
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            ISBN 9780143010180
            Published NZ 29 May 2008
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 1: The Birth of Humankind
             

            Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 1: The Birth of Humankind (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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            A Kid's Guide to Fandom: Exploring Fan-Fic, Cosplay, Gaming, Podcasting, and More in the Geek World!

            A Kid's Guide to Fandom: Exploring Fan-Fic, Cosplay, Gaming, Podcasting, and More in the Geek World! (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Illustrated by Perillo, Dave

            • RRP: $29.99
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            The ultimate guidebook to the ins-and-outs of creating, sharing, and celebrating geek and pop culture -- from writing fanfic or illustrating comics to creating a cosplay ensemble, attending a con, and more -- with interviews and inspirational tips from popular creators from all c...orners of the geek community.
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            ISBN 9780762498758
            Released NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Running Press
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            This Is Your Mind On Plants: Opium-Caffeine-Mescaline

            This Is Your Mind On Plants: Opium-Caffeine-Mescaline (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pollan, Michael

            • RRP: $40.00
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            Of all the many things humans rely on plants for, surely the most curious is our use of them to change consciousness- to stimulate, calm, or completely alter, the qualities of our mental experience. In This Is Your Mind On Plants, Michael Pollan explores three very different drug...s - opium, caffeine, and mescaline - and throws the fundamental strangeness of our thinking about them into sharp relief. Exploring and participating in the cultures that have grown up around these drugs, while consuming (or in the case of caffeine, trying not to consume) them, Pollan reckons with the powerful human attraction to psychoactive plants, and the equally powerful taboos. In a unique blend of history, science, memoir and reportage, Pollan shines a fresh light on a subject that is all too often treated reductively. In doing so, he proves that there is much more to say about these plants than simply debating their regulation, for when we take them into our bodies and let them change our minds, we are engaging with nature in one of the most profound ways we can. This ground-breaking and singular book holds up a mirror to our fundamental human needs and aspirations, the operations of our minds, and our entanglement with the natural world.
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            ISBN 9780241530795
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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