The fifth New Zealand title in this internationally acclaimed series of compact, easy-to-use guides which is the ideal car glovebox, pocket or backpack reference for anyone with an interest in natural..
Spiders are found everywhere in New Zealand, from bathroom to bush, beach and beyond, and although many people find them distasteful, they are valuable predators of pests and fascinating components of..
Two titles continue this well-known series: A Photographic Guide to Trees of New Zealand, written and photographed by Lawrie Metcalf, and A Photographic Guide to Birds of New Zealand, written and phot..
Features up-to-date text with Maori names, two-colour printing throughout and improved quality of illustrations due to the latest digital scanning techniques. The text has been updated by Brian Gill, ..
New Zealand's native wildlife is in crisis. It's being slaughtered by pests and we need to intervene more frequently, more comprehensively, and across a broader front than we currently are if we are t..
The world's subantarctic islands circle the lower part of the globe below New Zealand, Australia, Africa and South America in the 'Roaring Forties' and 'Furious Fifties' latitudes. They are filled wit..
Pick up virtually any textbook on vertebrate evolution and you will find mention of the curious reptile known as tuatara (Sphenodon). The special evolutionary status of tuatara as the last of the rhyn..
This stunning book, produced as a fundraiser for Native Bird Recovery Richmond, showcases the Tui in all its colourful glory. 78 pages of full colour world class photographs and fascinating Tui facts ..
Upriver will appeal to everyone who loves New Zealand's South Island/Te Waipounamu and wants to find out more about the formation of its diverse landscapes and the story of human settlement since the ..
Penguins. We love them. They are instantly recognizable. Seemingly upright caricatures of us, it is easy to bond with these black and white 'little people.' They have become perennial favourites of ca..
This unique book is designed to appeal to children and adults alike ...'there has never been an identification book like this in New Zealand,' says Andrew Crowe. The book covers 98 endemic, native, in..
This excellent book focuses on insects only, not on other invertebrates (spiders, centipedes, worms, snails, slugs, etc) as in the best-selling Life-Size Guide to Insects. Unlike the Life-Size Guide, ..
A book that makes it simple to identify a spider and learn about its lifestyle. In this new companion to his award-winning Which New Zealand Insect? Andrew Crowe showcases New Zealand spiders, with pr..
The essential field guide to the wildlife of New Zealand. New Zealand is home to an amazing and distinctive flora and fauna, most of it found only in this country. This fully revised field guide cover..