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              How To Gaze At The Southern Stars: Ginger Series Volume 2
                

              How To Gaze At The Southern Stars: Ginger Series Volume 2 (Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Hall, Richard

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              From the Southern Cross to the mysterious dark companions of the Dog Stars, the constellations in this guide will help readers see the night sky in a whole new way, allowing them to enjoy the vast beauty of the solar system.

              ISBN 9780958250993
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2004
              Publisher Awa Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Ginger series
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              Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge
                

              Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge (Paperback)

              By Taylor, Amy

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              The essential guide for the ride of your life. A bike ride that began with 26 friends in 1977 is today New Zealand's premier cycling event. Covering a scenic course on 160 kilometres of sealed road around beautiful Lake Taupo, it caters for riders of all abilities, and attracts a...round 12,000 riders, with numbers increasing every year. In 2007 it was named one of the best rides in the world by the International Cycling Union, and became part of the prestigious international UCI Golden Bike series. The most popular challenge is the solo ride around the lake, but there are also 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-person relays, a 5-kilometre ride for children, and 2- and 4-lap endurance rides. Elite riders compete in the Avanti Classic. Whether you're riding for fun or competitively, this book contains all the information you'll need to prepare for the event and have a great ride on the day - including details of the course, suggestions as to gear, and training programmes for all levels.
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              ISBN 9780958291613
              Published NZ 15 Apr 2009
              Publisher Awa Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens The Natural World
               

              The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens The Natural World (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New Zealand edition)

              By Simons, Craig

              "China is transforming our natural world at an alarming rate. It is the world's largest market for endangered wildlife, poached from India and Africa. It is the top importer of tropical timber, harvested illegally in Indonesia. In Brazil, farmers clear large swaths of the Amazon ...rainforest to meet Chinese demand for soybean oil and beef. In the U.S., toxic levels of mercury originating from Chinese power plants have polluted a third of American lakes and nearly a quarter of its rivers. Craig Simons' new book, "The devouring dragon", looks at how China, in its ascendance, has become the world's worst polluting superpower, creating a devastating environmental impact worldwide. Simons argues that China's most significant impacts over the twenty-first century will be not only on jobs, corporate profits and political alliances, but also on our natural world. "The devouring dragon" combines in-depth reporting with wide-ranging interviews, scientific research, and travel to some of the most beautiful places on earth. It amply demonstrates the urgency of the issue and also hope for the future. With the Obama administration placing China among its top three foreign policy priorities, Craig Simons argues eloquently for ways in which the United States and China can forge a new era of cooperation, support emerging environmental groups within China, and begin to ensure a sustainable future for the planet." --Publisher description.
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              ISBN 9781877551888
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2013
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              How To Hear Classical Music: Ginger Series Volume 11
                

              How To Hear Classical Music: Ginger Series Volume 11 (Paperback, 11th edition)

              By Caddy, Davinia

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              Have you ever wondered why most classical music concerts are such stuffy affairs? Had to bluff your way through conversations about classical music? Want to get a handle on music by the modern composers? Or just want a great read on music you love? How to Hear Classical Music is ...all this and more.
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              ISBN 9781877551000
              Published NZ 9 Sep 2013
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              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series The Ginger series
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              Fate & Philosophy: A Journey Through Life's Great Questions
                

              Fate & Philosophy: A Journey Through Life's Great Questions (Paperback)

              By Flynn, Jim

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              "Jim Flynn examines the tough decisions we face and urges us to think philosophically, not be influenced by subconscious conditioning inherited from our parents, our religion, or any other influences. An introduction to philosophy, and a tour through modern science, from research... on the workings of the human brain to deciphering the matter that makes up the universe"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781877551321
              Published NZ 2 Jul 2012
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              Everyday Cycling
                

              Everyday Cycling (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Smith, Alastair

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              "If you want to use a bike in your daily life -- to get to work, play, school and the shops -- this is the book you have been waiting for, an informative, comprehensive and inspiring guide that helps beginners get started and experienced cyclists ride more confidently, safely and... enjoyably"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781877551017
              Published NZ 6 Dec 2012
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              North Pole, South Pole: The Quest To Understand Earth's Magnestism
                

              North Pole, South Pole: The Quest To Understand Earth's Magnestism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Turner, Gillian

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              North Pole, South Pole is the biography of geomagnetism: the story of a quest that has occupied scientific geniuses throughout the past millennium. This absorbing book explores the inner workings of our planet and its magnetic shield.

              ISBN 9780958275002
              Published NZ 27 May 2010
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              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Awa Science
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              How to Play a Video Game
                

              How to Play a Video Game (Paperback)

              By Barr, Pippin

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              Every day around the world millions of people enter virtual worlds through video games. These games are now the fastest-growing form of entertainment . and being played by people of all ages. International communities are coming together to play, have fun and share ideas without ...ever meeting.
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              ISBN 9781877551314
              Published NZ 31 Oct 2011
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              100 Essential New Zealand Films
                

              100 Essential New Zealand Films (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McDouall, Hamish

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              Encompasses feature films, short films, digifilms and documentaries - includes details of where to get hold of these gems so you can watch them in your own darkened room.

              ISBN 9780958275095
              Published NZ 20 Sep 2009
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              Interest Age 14+ years
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              How To Sail A Boat: Ginger Series Vol 13
               

              How To Sail A Boat: Ginger Series Vol 13 (Paperback)

              By Vance, Matt

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              "To be on the sea is something magical. It is to be under fleeting illusion of being free and beyond the reach of the land with its attendant frustrations and pettiness. Under sail you are immediately confronted with a simple set of rules that require you to observe intently and ...engage your entire being in the enterprise of moving across the ocean. Despite the enormity of this effort the sailor has little effect on the sea. The wake of a yacht is quickly zipped up behind leaving no trace of your passing. The same cannot be said of the sea's effect on the sailor. It subtly unzips you, pulling out the stuffing that has lay buried by life on the land. How to Sail a Boat is an examination of some of that stuffing, revealing things about the sailor only the sea might know"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781877551857
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2013
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              Series The Ginger series
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