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            The Horsewoman
             

            The Horsewoman (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Patterson, James

            • RRP: $37.00
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            • Pub Date
              6 Jan 22

            When the buzzer sounds, twenty-one-year-old Becky McCabe takes one last look around. Horse and rider take a killer inside turn on the rollback two jumps later. No choice but to go inside if they're here to win. And Becky sure isn't here to finish second. How could anyone go faste...r than this? No one can.
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            ISBN 9781529135541
            Released NZ 6 Jan 2022
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori
             

            The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Morrison, Scotty

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the most up-to-date, versatile and relevant resource for using Maori language in everyday life. Whether you're a novice or emergent speaker of te reo Maori, or a complete beginner, you'll learn useful phrases for- The home The marae The wor...kplace Meeting and greeting Eating and drinking Days, months, seasons and weather Counting and learning Travel and directions Playing sports Having fun and socialising And so much more! The phrasebook also covers dialects, grammar and pronunciation; answers to key questions; idioms and slang; proverbs and speeches; and provides information on the ever-changing history of te reo Maori. Useful vocabulary lists are also given for each section. Written in a user-friendly manner, with everyday New Zealanders in mind, and with a focus on modern-day language, The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the guide that no home should be without. 'Clever but written in a user-friendly style . . . an important little book for all New Zealanders interested in te reo.' --Katherine Findlay, Mana
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            ISBN 9780143776093
            Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (Te Reo Maori)
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            Who Lived There?: The Stories Behind Historic New Zealand Buildings
             

            Who Lived There?: The Stories Behind Historic New Zealand Buildings (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McCloy, Nicola; King, Jane

            • RRP: $45.00
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            You can't help but wonder about the stories behind the unusual buildings you see around New Zealand - from cute colonial cottages to abandoned industrial buildings or ghost towns. Nicola McCloy went looking to find out ... who lived there? From basic stone cottages in barren-look...ing countryside to pretty coastal villas, romantic churches and small-town taverns, New Zealand is full of buildings whose back stories have been lost over the generations. Jane King's photographs and Nicola McCloy's words weave the facts back together to present gripping stories of these places and their ups and downs over time. The strength of women, often left to fend for their families with little help or support, and the enterprise of early New Zealanders feature in this fascinating book, which you can dip into as you travel the country or read cover to cover from the comfort of your armchair. Find out about places as diverse as the old School of Mines in Thames, Rush Munroe's Ice Cream Garden in Hastings; Couldrey House at Wenderholm, near Auckland; the National Tobacco Company in Napier; Mt Cook Police Barracks in Wellington; Langlois-Eteveneaux House in Akaroa; Donovan's General Store in Okarito; and the Empire Tavern in Dunedin. With beautiful photographs by Jane King, supplemented with historic shots to show how little or how much some of these places have changed.
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            ISBN 9780143775553
            Published NZ 2 Nov 2021
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Gone Bush
             

            Gone Bush (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kilgour, Paul; With Philp, Matt

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            The life of wanderer, long-distance tramper and legendary hut-bagger Paul Kilgour Paul Kilgour has had a life-long obsession with New Zealand's back-country huts. He's 'bagged' a record 1159 of them in total, and he's still going. He grew up in rural Northland. It was a different... time. His father would watch on proudly as the boys jumped from tree-top to tree-top in the old macrocarpas, 30 metres off the ground. Paul began going on epic trips as a young boy, beyond the farm and along the coast. During these wanderings he would meet elderly folk living in tiny huts out the back of farms, on cliff tops, in remote and beautiful locations. All along the coastline were inconspicuous places with even more inconspicuous huts. There were also many small baches, always unlocked. Paul would use them as a place to bunk for the night, leaving a note to say 'thank you', as was the custom of the day. Even at school, Paul would drift beyond the school yard, up valleys, over hills ('mountains in his my imagination'), along ridges, though farm paddocks, across streams and creeks, over sand-dunes and along miles of wild and rugged west coast beaches. Deep inside him stirred the spirit of adventure, the desire to go further. All Who Wander is a book about one man's lifetime spent with a pack on his back, off the beaten path, and finding shelter in the wilderness.
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            ISBN 9781775541738
            Published NZ 27 Oct 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            172 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            New Zealand's Wild Weather
             

            New Zealand's Wild Weather (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By MetService

            • RRP: $45.00
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            The drama of New Zealand's changeable weather. Are the events we are seeing a sign of permanent change? A compelling, informative and highly illustrated series of investigations into the different types of weather events that occur in New Zealand. It covers the likes of cyclones,... heat waves, snow and drought, recounting gripping eye witness accounts and explaining just what's going on behind them all. Popular science writer Gerard Hutching has found a range of people affected by diverse weather events over the decades and tells their stories, bringing these events to life - from the dramatic to the humorous. A dairy farmer and his quad bike are lifted 5 metres into the air by a cyclone then dropped 100 metres away. An embattled farmer forced to buy feed to keep his herd going through prolonged drought creates 'art' with his arrangement of the grain on a hillside. The science behind each type of weather is then explained in simple accessible terms by the scientists from MetService. And behind it all lies the big question - are these events a result of climate change? An introduction by well-known climatologist Professor James Fenwick begins the discussion. Contents- Weather in a Changing Climate; Understanding the Weather; The Ocean and the Weather; Tropical Cyclones; Rain; Wind; Snow; Drought; Heatwaves; Storm Surge; Thunder and Lightning; Hail; Tornadoes; Fog; Frost.
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            ISBN 9780143775102
            Published NZ 2 Nov 2021
            Publisher Random House
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            The Big Bike Trip
             

            The Big Bike Trip (Trade Paperback / Paperback, FME)

            By Gillies, Freddie

            • RRP: $45.00
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            Four Kiwis on an epic journey to discover the world and themselves. 'When you're hurting and coughing on a steep incline, it's hard to see or even think of the top, but you just gotta push a pedal at a time and keep pushing.' At Auckland Airport, three young Kiwis began an audaci...ous - some would say crazy - journey, huddled together and wiping tears from their eyes. Fourteen months later, they had cycled 23,000 kilometres, from Bali to Buckingham Palace, across more than 20 countries and adventured through some of the most exotic parts of the world. They battled extreme heat, sub-zero temperatures, culture shock and loneliness as they pushed their bodies to their limits. They overcame injury, illness, heartbreak, and, above all, their own fears and self-doubt. It was the time of their lives. Packed with stunning photography by Sean Wakely, The Big Bike Trip is an inspirational account of self-discovery, friendship and turning your dreams into reality.
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            ISBN 9780143774143
            Published NZ 10 Aug 2021
            Publisher Random House
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            New Zealand Seabirds: A natural history
             

            New Zealand Seabirds: A natural history (Hardback)

            By Wilson, Kerry-Jayne

            • RRP: $59.99
            • $47.99
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            'New Zealand's Seabirds', the first book to be specifically written about seabirds, describes the different groups of seabirds, where in New Zealand they occur, their breeding biology, feeding behaviours, the conservation threats they face, and the vast distances they often trave...l to feed and breed.
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            ISBN 9781988550251
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2021
            Publisher Potton & Burton
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            Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet
             

            Aroha: Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet (Hardback, FME)

            By Elder, Hinemoa

            • RRP: $30.00
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            Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable See the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes. Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki - simple, powerful ...life lessons, one for every week. Each one is retold by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder to show how we can live a less stressful daily life, with more contentment and kindness for each other and the planet. Find out how the power of aroha can help you each day, and through its many meanings - fundamental Maori values - make a happier world for everyone. Chapters include- - Manaakitanga (love for each other) - Kaitiakitanga (respect for our planet) - Whanaungatanga (community and connectivity) - Tino rangatiratanga (self-determination)
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            ISBN 9780143775225
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Fish Of The Day: Stories and recipes from New Zealand and the Pacific
             

            Fish Of The Day: Stories and recipes from New Zealand and the Pacific (Hardback, FME)

            By Bhana, Mike; Gayford, Clarke

            • RRP: $55.00
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            Stories and recipes from New Zealand and the Pacific, from the creators of top-rating television programme Fish of the Day Join First Man of Fishing, Clarke Gayford, as he shares his adventures in more than 25 amazing angling locations across New Zealand and the Pacific. Here are... the great yarns, secret spots, cool characters, caring communities and environmental insights this much loved, internationally top-rating TV show is known for. In his introduction, Clarke shares his (very!) early fishing ambitions and his lifelong love of the ocean, while every fishy tale is accompanied by stunning photography from Clarke's long-time friend, film industry legend and fellow Fish of the Day creator, Mike Bhana. These beautiful images take us deep under-water, right up close to the fishing action, and soaring across the rivers and seas that sustain and connect us all. Cooking tips, tricks and more than 35 yummy seafood recipes from top New Zealand and international chefs make this the ultimate book for anyone who loves fish and fishing or just wants to dive deeper into one of the world's most popular pastimes.
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            ISBN 9780143776239
            Published NZ 17 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
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            Living the Dream: Life by the Water in New Zealand
             

            Living the Dream: Life by the Water in New Zealand (Hardback)

            By Morrison, Derek

            • RRP: $55.00
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            Dream lifestyles around New Zealand's coastlines and waterways - stories and sensational images of people who have made these enviable life choices, and what it has taken them to get there. How often do you wish you could stay on at your holiday destination? Many people dream of ...a waterfront home and a laid-back lifestyle on the beach or beside the lake. This book tells the fascinating stories of a range of people who have made it happen. The lifestyles are enviable, but it takes planning, tough decisions and hard graft to get there. From family baches passed down through generations and brought back to life to architect-designed beach houses for young families, there is a simplicity of approach and single-minded focus on the end goals that is common through widely different situations. Would you be prepared to pull your kids out of mainstream schools, and home school them so they can live on a wild beach. Would you give up your career and find another way of working so you could surf/swim/kayak every day? These pages tell the stories of people who have done just that and are living their fantasy. Homes and people covered are in- Ahipara; Bay of Islands; Matapouri Bay; Whananaki; Piha; Raglan; Pauanui; Lake Rotoiti; Papamoa; Gisborne; Mahia Peninsula; Oakura; Golden Bay; Pelorus Sound; Greymouth; Kaikoura; and Dunedin.
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            ISBN 9780143774723
            Published NZ 2 Nov 2021
            Publisher Random House
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