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            Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa
             

            Reawakened: Traditional navigators of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (Paperback)

            By Evans, Jeff; Foreword by Baybayan, Kalepa

            • RRP: $39.99
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            This book features interviews with 10 master navigators who trained under Mau Piailug, the legendary teacher of traditional wayfinding methods for open-ocean voyaging across the Pacific. They were given the status of master navigator by Mau, and went on to become an integral part... of the renaissance of knowledge and traditions around voyaging.
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            ISBN 9780995131804
            Published NZ 10 Jun 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            964 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Bomber Mafia: A Story Set in War

            The Bomber Mafia: A Story Set in War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gladwell, Malcolm

            • RRP: $40.00
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            Most military thinkers in the years leading up to World War II saw the airplane as an afterthought. But a small band of idealistic strategists had a different view. This Bomber Mafia asked- What if precision bombing could, just by taking out critical choke points - industrial or ...transportation hubs - cripple the enemy and make war far less lethal? In The Bomber Mafia, Gladwell delves deep into questions of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.
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            ISBN 9780241535868
            Released NZ 11 May 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Power Play: Elon Musk, Tesla, and the Bet of the Century

            Power Play: Elon Musk, Tesla, and the Bet of the Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Higgins, Tim

            • RRP: $38.00
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            But Elon Musk likes a challenge.Tesla silenced their doubters early on by doing the impossible and creating a luxury electric sportscar, but now they face the biggest trial yet: delivering and manufacturing an affordable electric family car to the masses - the Tesla Model 3.

            ISBN 9780753554388
            Released NZ 19 Aug 2021
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Winkle: The Extraordinary Life of Britain's Greatest Pilot
              

            Winkle: The Extraordinary Life of Britain's Greatest Pilot (Hardback)

            By Beaver, Paul

            • RRP: $70.00
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            • Pub Date
              20 Jan 22

            The extraordinary life of Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown - aviator, record-breaker, and Britain's greatest pilot

            ISBN 9780718186708
            Released NZ 20 Jan 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Mar 2023
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            Car Hacks: All you need to know in one concise manual

            Car Hacks: All you need to know in one concise manual (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stewart, Craig

            • RRP: $29.99
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            All you need to know in one concise manual --Cover.

            ISBN 9781785216510
            Released NZ 7 Nov 2019
            Publisher Haynes Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Concise
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            Taking on Gravity: A Guide to Inventing the Impossible from the Man Who Learned to Fly

            Taking on Gravity: A Guide to Inventing the Impossible from the Man Who Learned to Fly (Hardback)

            By Browning, Richard

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            Two years ago, former city trader and Royal Marines reservist Richard Browning began inventing the world's first `Iron Man-like' jet suit, the Daedalus mk1. Capturing imaginations around the world, Browning has won fans including Tom Cruise, Richard Branson and James Dyson, and b...ecome a fixture of global events from TED to WIRED Live.
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            ISBN 9781787630895
            Released NZ 6 May 2021
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            11 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Alpine Thunder: When the KB Class Ruled the Midland Line
               

            Alpine Thunder: When the KB Class Ruled the Midland Line (Paperback)

            By Shingleton, Jonathan

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            Finally, the complete story of NZR's most powerful conventional steam locomotive class has been documented. Author Jonathan Shingleton details the operational constrictions of the Midland line, history leading up to the development of the KB class, including proposals to transfer... X class to the South Island and add boosters. Learn how Midland Line east-bound loads were governed by EO haulage capacity through the Otira tunnel, the manufacture and bedding in of the KBs, their daily operation, the booster operation and maintenance, trialling of KB operations out of Dunedin, a proposal to transfer all KBs to the North Island, and their eventual displacement onto the Main South Line. Detail of the KB operations are neatly interspersed with crew accounts of operating the KB class; the firemen, drivers and fitters. Complementing the text is a lavish selection of black and white and colour images from the era.
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            ISBN 9780995138506
            Published NZ 21 Jun 2021
            Publisher New Zealand Railway & Locomoti
            Interest Age General Audience
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            52 Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
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            Ultimate Harley Davidson
             

            Ultimate Harley Davidson (Hardback)

            By Wilson, Hugo

            • RRP: $55.00
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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 21

            Celebrate more than a century of Harley-Davidson history with this definitive guide. Ultimate Harley-Davidson tells the story of the world's greatest motorcycle marque - from its origins in a backyard shed to the international company it is today. Gloriously illustrated gallery s...preads showcase more than 70 of the best Harleys ever built, highlighting and exploring their defining features. Spectacular close-ups of key engines explain how the classic Harleys ran, while an updated catalogue of every production model provides technical data and key specs for each bike - including racing models, special one-offs, and limited-edition production runs. From the early bikes and their key innovations to the v-rods and sports bikes of recent years, it is the complete guide for lovers of this American classic. Whether you're an easy rider or born to be wild, there is only one Harley-Davidson, and this is the book for you.
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            ISBN 9780241471265
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            432 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            The Aircraft Book: The Definitive Visual History

            The Aircraft Book: The Definitive Visual History (Hardback, 2nd edition)

            By DK

            • RRP: $55.00
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            Take an action-packed flight through the history of aircraft and the intrepid pioneers who made a dream become reality. Featuring more than 800 of the greatest commercial and military aircraft ever made, this visual celebration of aeroplanes and aviation traces the history of fli...ght over the past century. With examples of the latest aircraft from around the world, The Aircraft Book takes you on an action-packed ride through to the 21st century, from the first prototypes to today's supersonic jets. Explore stunning photographic galleries of planes, helicopters, and airships, each accompanied by its vital statistics. See inside legendary planes such as the Gipsy Moth, Spitfire, and Concorde, with virtual tours of each key model, from the exterior to the cockpit. Discover the details of aircraft engines from manufacturers such as Rolls-Royce and Rotax to see what powers a great aircraft's performance. And find out how famous marques such as Boeing and Lockheed came to be household names. Aviation enthusiasts of all stripes and ages will be captivated by DK's The Aircraft Book - a comprehensive and beautifully presented guide to the story of flight.
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            ISBN 9780241446355
            Released NZ 16 Mar 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            199 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of Mh370

            The Disappearing Act: The Impossible Case of Mh370 (Hardback)

            By de Changy, Florence

            • RRP: $44.99
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            The affair was weird when seen from afar, but seen in close-up, it was Kafkaesque: it was not possible in 2014 for a Boeing 777 to have simply disappeared...

            ISBN 9780008381530
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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