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              Black Flu 1918: The story of New Zealand's worst public health disaster
                

              Black Flu 1918: The story of New Zealand's worst public health disaster (Paperback, None ed.)

              By Rice, Geoffrey

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              The influenza pandemic of 1918 was New Zealand's worst-ever public health disaster. In the space of about 6 weeks, over 6400 Pakeha died and an estimated 2500 Maori. This book shows how we coped back in 1918 and the lessons learned that may still be useful today. It is an inspiri ...

              ISBN 9781927145951
              Published 1 January 2018 by Canterbury University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity: Vol. 1: Kingdom Animalia-Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia
               

              New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity: Vol. 1: Kingdom Animalia-Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia (Hardback)

              Edited by Gordon, Dennis P.

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              This volume is the first of three that provides a complete review and inventory of New Zealand's entire living and fossil biodiversity.

              ISBN 9781877257728
              Published 1 April 2009 by Canterbury University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Ikawai: Freshwater Fishes in Maori Culture and Economy
                

              Ikawai: Freshwater Fishes in Maori Culture and Economy (Hardback)

              By McDowall, R. M.

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              This landmark publication draws together all that has ever been written about the role of freshwater fishes in the lives of early Maori.

              ISBN 9781877257865
              Published 1 October 2011 by Canterbury University Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Sleepwalking in Antarctica: and Other Poems
                

              Sleepwalking in Antarctica: and Other Poems (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Marshall, Owen

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              This fine new collection of poetry, Owen Marshall's second, is rich in the themes and preoccupations that have made his short stories and novels so admired.

              ISBN 9781877257896
              Published 1 April 2010 by Canterbury University Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Quake Year
                

              Quake Year (Paperback)

              By Farrell, Fiona; Other Nicholas, Juliet

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              It was interesting what people in the checkout line were buying: it was all comfort food. The man in front of me had eggs, bacon, cigarettes, beer. And here we were buying pink buns. No one was buying sensible emergency rations like baked beans..." "It was just the most wonderful ...

              ISBN 9781927145296
              Published 9 May 2012 by Canterbury University Press
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              New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 3
                

              New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 3 (Hardback)

              By Gordon, Dennis P.

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              This volume is the third in the trilogy that provides a review and inventory of New Zealand's entire living and fossil biodiversity - an international effort involving more than 220 New Zealand and overseas specialists and the most comprehensive of its kind in the world. Together ...

              ISBN 9781927145050
              Published 1 January 2012 by Canterbury University Press
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Coal and the Coast
                

              Coal and the Coast (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Maunder, Paul

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              "The bodies of 29 men are still entombed in the collapsed Pike River mine, more than a year after the tragic explosion and fire of 19 November 2010. What do their deaths mean for workplace health and safety? Is there a future for coalmining in this era of climate change? How has ...

              ISBN 9781927145265
              Published 1 February 2012 by Canterbury University Press
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              Letters to Grace: Writing Home from Colonial New Zealand
                

              Letters to Grace: Writing Home from Colonial New Zealand (Paperback, annotated edition)

              Edited by Foster, Kate; Garner, Jean

              This remarkable collection of letters provides a rare female perspective on life in colonial Canterbury, when letter writing was the only way to keep a close relationship with family members on the other side of the world.

              ISBN 9781877257988
              Published 1 April 2011 by Canterbury University Press
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              A Checklist to New Zealand Birds, Frogs, Reptiles, Mammals and Butterflies
                 

              A Checklist to New Zealand Birds, Frogs, Reptiles, Mammals and Butterflies (Paperback)

              By Wilson, Kerry-Jayne

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              A pocket guide including all the species of birds, frogs, reptiles mammals and butterflies that currently have wild populations in New Zealand. The book also includes 'vagrant species' that have been reliably recorded here during the last 25 years.

              ISBN 9781877257513
              Published 1 November 2007 by Canterbury University Press
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              Huts: Untold Stories from Back-Country New Zealand
                

              Huts: Untold Stories from Back-Country New Zealand (Paperback)

              By Pickering, Mark

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              Huts: Untold stories from back-country New Zealand is a celebration of the endurance of these huts and the men who built and lived in them. It is a fascinating look at the place of these iconic dwellings in New Zealand's social and mountain history.

              ISBN 9781877257919
              Published 1 November 2010 by Canterbury University Press
              Interest Age 14+ years
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