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            Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail: The Diary of a Country Vet
             

            Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail: The Diary of a Country Vet (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hawkins, Danielle

            • RRP: $37.99
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            A charming, sometimes heartbreaking, oftentimes laugh-out-loud journey through the seasons with a New Zealand country animal vet<\p> Danielle Hawkins is a farm vet, mother, sheep farmer's wife and author. From calving cows to literary lunches, pet lambs to parenting, occasionally... overwhelmed but almost always sure she wouldn't want it any other way, her diary celebrates the joys of rural living.<\p>
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            ISBN 9781775541585
            Published NZ 1 May 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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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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            The Music of Bees: A heartwarming and redemptive story about the families we choose for ourselves

            The Music of Bees: A heartwarming and redemptive story about the families we choose for ourselves (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Garvin, Eileen

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            When social pariah Alice Holtzman crashes her pick-up truck packed with 120,000 restless honeybees into a troubled, paraplegic teenager, it is the start of an unlikely friendship that will help both of them through the darkest stages of grief.

            ISBN 9781472277824
            Released NZ 11 May 2021
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            200 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Agriculture and Horticulture in New Zealand
              

            Agriculture and Horticulture in New Zealand (Paperback)

            Edited by Stafford, Kevin

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $46.75
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            • Pub Date
              13 Jul 21

            Written by experts from Massey University's School of Agriculture and Environment, this is an accessible and straightforward overview of the business of growing plants for human and animal consumption, as well as forestry and flower production, with a focus on New Zealand practic...es.
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            ISBN 9780995123045
            Published NZ 13 Jul 2021
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Kiwi Farmers' Guide To Life: Rural Tales from the Heartland
             

            Kiwi Farmers' Guide To Life: Rural Tales from the Heartland (Hardback)

            By Fulton, Tim

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            Kiwi Farmers' Guide to Life does just that, telling stories of New Zealand farmers, agribusiness entrepreneurs and even a couple of scientists. Each one knows about sweat, quick thinking and the importance of a sense of humour in the world of agriculture.

            ISBN 9781988538693
            Published NZ 14 Jun 2021
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
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            How Space Works: The Facts Visually Explained
             

            How Space Works: The Facts Visually Explained (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $41.70
            • $41.70
            • Internationally sourced

            The clearest, most visual guide to space and the Universe for complete beginners to astronomy. Have you ever asked yourself how big the Universe is, how long it would take to get to the nearest star, or what came before the Big Bang? Then this is the book for you. How Space Works... shows you the different types of object in the Universe (so you'll know your pulsars from your quasars) and introduces you to some of the strangest and most wonderful things known to science, including antimatter fountains and the Fried Egg Galaxy. The book starts with an explanation of our view of the Universe from Earth, then takes a tour of the Solar System, the stars and galaxies, and the furthest reaches of space. The last chapter looks at the technology we use to explore the Universe, from the International Space Station to Mars rovers, and the new and revolutionary reusable rockets. Illustrated with bold graphics and step-by-step artworks - and peppered with bite-sized factoids and question-and- answer features - this is the perfect introduction to astronomy and space exploration.
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            ISBN 9780241446324
            Released NZ 4 Mar 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            The Ninth Metal: The Comet Cycle Book 1

            The Ninth Metal: The Comet Cycle Book 1 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Percy, Benjamin

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            The new novel by the bestselling author Benjamin Percy.

            ISBN 9781473690073
            Released NZ 8 Jun 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series The Comet Cycle
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            142 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Call the Vet: My Life as a Young Vet in 1970s London

            Call the Vet: My Life as a Young Vet in 1970s London (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fogle, Bruce

            • RRP: $39.99
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            When he arrived in London as a newly trained vet, Bruce Fogle quickly learnt to embrace the unexpected.

            ISBN 9780008424312
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science

            Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science (Paperback)

            By Kruszelnicki, Karl

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            Australia's favourite science communicator explains the facts about climate change - and how we can fix it Is the planet reeeeeally warming up? But carbon's natural, isn't it? How could planes fly without fossil fuels? What's a pteropod and why should I care? Kelp? How can it hel...p? One of Dr Karl Kruszelnicki's jobs as Australia's most popular science communicator is to answer people's questions about climate change. Now, in this never dull, easy-to-understand guide Dr Karl explains the science of climate change and how we can fix it (we can!). So when your uncle says (again) that it's a load of hooey (or an illuminati conspiracy), you can keep your cool and talk like a boss about why it's getting hotter and what we can do about it.
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            ISBN 9780733341298
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet
             

            Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet (Hardback)

            By Rockstroem, Johan; Gaffney, Owen; Foreword by Thunberg, Greta

            • RRP: $30.00
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            • Pub Date
              2 Jul 21

            Advisors who guided David Attenborough's Our Planet now reveal the full scale of the climate emergency we face, along with the positive message that if we act, we can stabilize Earth's life support system. To accompany the Netflix documentary Breaking Boundaries: The science behi...nd Our Planet , this high-impact book, written by leading climate change experts, explains the greatest crisis humanity has ever faced. The story is accompanied by unique visualizations of Earth produced by Globaia, the world's leading visualizers of human impact. The authors explain that in 2009, scientists identified nine planetary boundaries that keep Earth stable, ranging from biodiversity to ozone. Beyond these boundaries lurk tipping points. In order to stop short of these tipping points, the 2020s must see the fastest economic transition in history. This book demonstrates how societies are reaching positive tipping points that make this transition possible: groups such as Extinction Rebellion and the schoolchildren led by Greta Thunberg demand political action; countries are committing to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions; and one tipping point has even already passed - the price of clean energy has dropped below that of fossil fuels. At the brink of a critical moment in history, this essential book presents a vision of Planetary Stewardship based on a new understanding of our rainforests, ice sheets, oceans, atmosphere, and rich diversity of life.
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            ISBN 9780241466759
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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