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              Beachcombing: A guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere
               

              Beachcombing: A guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere (Paperback)

              By Fraser, Ceridwen

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              Beachcombing looks at waves and tides, the connectivity of Southern Hemisphere coastlines, and the life cycles of marine plants and animals. It will help you understand the objects and organisms you find on beaches, and the intriguing reasons they have come to be there.

              ISBN 9781990048005
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2021
              Publisher Otago University Press
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              Across the Pass: A collection of tramping writing
                

              Across the Pass: A collection of tramping writing (Hardback)

              Selected by Barnett, Shaun

              • RRP: $45.00
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              • Pub Date
                29 Oct 21

              Across the Pass includes writing from New Zealanders such as writer John Mulgan, mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary and adventurer Graeme Dingle. The pieces range from epic tales to stories of strolls, writing that pokes fun at companions or instead celebrates that strong bond often ...forged when facing challenges together.
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              ISBN 9781990048081
              Published NZ 29 Oct 2021
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              James Courage Diaries
               

              James Courage Diaries (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Brickell, Chris

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              NZ author James Courage moved to London in 1927 and began writing novels, plays, poems and short stories. His 1959 novel, A Way of Love, was the first gay novel written by a New Zealander. Between 1920 and 1963, Courage confided his thoughts to a private diary, recording his triu...mphs and struggles with an engaging honesty and a lively intelligence.
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              ISBN 9781990048036
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2021
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              Wai Pasifika: Indigenous ways in a changing climate
                

              Wai Pasifika: Indigenous ways in a changing climate (Paperback)

              By Young, David

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                28 Oct 21

              In this beautifully written and stunningly illustrated book, David Young focuses on the increasingly endangered resource of freshwater, and what so-called developed societies can learn from the indigenous voices of the Pacific.

              ISBN 9781990048074
              Published NZ 28 Oct 2021
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              Come Back to Mona Vale: Life and death in a Christchurch mansion
                

              Come Back to Mona Vale: Life and death in a Christchurch mansion (Paperback)

              By McKinnon, Alexander

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                28 Oct 21

              Come Back to Mona Vale is a beautifully written, compelling narrative/memoir that sets about unravelling the mysteries and anomalies behind the public history of a wealthy Christchurch business family in the first half of the 20th century.

              ISBN 9781990048067
              Published NZ 28 Oct 2021
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              Strong Words #2
               

              Strong Words #2 (Paperback)

              Edited by Neale, Emma

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              Strong Words #2 showcases the long-listed entries for the 2019 and 2020 Landfall essay competitions.

              ISBN 9781990048050
              Published NZ 30 Jun 2021
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              Nga Kete Matauranga: Maori scholars at the research interface: 2021
               

              Nga Kete Matauranga: Maori scholars at the research interface: 2021 (Paperback)

              Edited by Ruru, Jacinta; Nikora, Linda Waimarie

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              In this beautiful and transformative book, 24 Maori academics share their personal journeys, revealing what being Maori has meant for them in their work. Their perspectives provide insight for all New Zealanders into how matauranga is positively influencing the Western-dominated ...disciplines of knowledge in the research sector.
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              ISBN 9781988592558
              Published NZ 28 Feb 2021
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              Unseasoned Campaigner
               

              Unseasoned Campaigner (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Newman, Janet

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              Unseasoned Campaigner is a layered collection exploring the complexities of farming life in Horowhenua. Poet Janet Newman uncovers territory ripe for exploration as she juxtaposes the often troubled aspects of commercial farming - the life and death of animals -with loving family... relationships.
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              ISBN 9781990048104
              Published NZ 30 Aug 2021
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              Invasive Predators in New Zealand: Disaster on four small paws
                

              Invasive Predators in New Zealand: Disaster on four small paws (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By King, Carolyn M.

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                28 Oct 21

              New Zealand's endemic fauna evolved in isolation until first Polynesians, and then Europeans, arrived with a host of companion animals such as rats and cats, which devastated the fragile populations of unique birds, lizards and insects. Carolyn M. King brings together historical ...analysis and recent ecological research to understand this tragedy.
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              ISBN 9781990048180
              Published NZ 28 Oct 2021
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              Can't Get There from Here: New Zealand passenger rail since 1920
                

              Can't Get There from Here: New Zealand passenger rail since 1920 (Paperback)

              By Brett, Andre; Maps by Weerden, Sam van der

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                9 Dec 21

              Can't Get There from Here traces the expansion and contraction of New Zealand's passenger rail network over the last century. In this fascinating study, Andre Brett argues that the trend away from passenger rail might appear inevitable and irreversible but it was not. Things coul...d have been - and still could be - very different.
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              ISBN 9781990048098
              Published NZ 9 Dec 2021
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