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Native Insects of Aotearoa

Part of the Te Papa Te Taiao Nature Series, this accessible introduction to a range of the native insects encountered in New Zealand is written by two expert entomologists from our national museum..

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Native Plants of Aotearoa

Part of the new Te Papa Te Taiao Nature Series, this accessible, handsomely illustrated guide to the commonly encountered native plant species of Aotearoa New Zealand has wide appeal. Native Plants ..

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Native Shells of Aotearoa

Part of the Te Papa Te Taiao Nature Series, this accessible introduction to a range of the aquatic and terrestrial shell-bearing molluscs encountered in New Zealand is written by two experts from ..

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Native Son: The Writer's Memoir

This is the second volume of memoir by this remarkable Maori writer and of the living myths that inspired him at the beginning of his career. Look at him, the young man on the cover. The year is ..

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Nature Boy:  Photography of Olaf Petersen

A gull chick running across Muriwai Beach. Cabbage trees at Lake Wainamu. Tyre tracks, tugs of war and tramping trips. Olaf Petersen produced an unrivalled photographic account of the people and natur..

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Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths

From master storyteller Witi Ihimaera, a spellbinding and provocative retelling of traditional Maori myths for the twenty-first century. In this milestone volume, Ihimaera traces the history of..

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Needs Adult Supervision: Lessons in Growing Up

Ever thought 'I wish there was an adult around', then realised you're the adult? Emily Writes, best-selling author of Rants in the Dark, shares stories of growing up as your children grow up. ..

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New Zealand Bird Calls: Listen with a QR Code

New Zealand is known for its birds, and the melodic quality of their song. Here is a selection of 60 of the most popular, important or interesting birds. In New Zealand Bird Calls, each b..

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New Zealand Cycle Trails Nga Haerenga: A Guide to New Zealand's Great Rides

How to enjoy New Zealand's cycle trail network, by a writer who knows them like the back of his hand.Nga Haerenga - the New Zealand Cycle Trails - began as a vision to inspire people to experience New..

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New Zealand Falcon

The New Zealand falcon, our only remaining endemic raptor. A guide to how they behave and have adapted, collated from experience gained, information given by respondents to a survey, and knowledge pro..

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New Zealand Fungi: A Photographic Celebration (Third Ed)

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New Zealand Gardens to Visit

An inspiring guide to outstanding New Zealand gardens that are open to visit (and sometimes to stay). Visiting a beautiful garden feeds your soul and lifts your spirits. Here are more than 50 rem..

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New Zealand Karst: A voyage across limestone landscapes into the subterranean realm of caves

Karstified landscapes are among the most bizarre on our planet -- both above and below ground. This book takes you on a visual journey across sublime karst scenery and into the subterranean wilderness..

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New Zealand Nurses: Caring for our people 1880-1950

Author Pamela Wood's New Zealand Nurses draws on a wealth of nurses' personal stories to identify the values, traditions, community and folklore of the nursing culture from 1880 - when hospital reform..

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New Zealand Seabirds: A natural history

New Zealand is the seabird capital of the world - no other country has so many species of breeding seabirds, while about a third of them are only found here. Despite this, many New Zealanders have lit..

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New Zealand's Biggest Year

New Zealand's Biggest Year is an epic birding tale of how two friends become rivals and set out to break the all-time record for the most Aotearoa New Zealand bird species seen in one calendar year. T..

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New Zealand's Empire

This edited collection investigates New Zealand's history as an imperial power, and its evolving place within the British Empire. It revises and expands the history of empire within, to and from New Z..

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New Zealand's Great Walks: The Complete Guide

The ultimate guide to exploring New Zealand's Great Walks, fully revised and updated. New Zealand's Great Walks are world class. In a country blessed with hundreds of spectacular tracks to choose..

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New Zealand's Wild Weather

The drama of New Zealand's changeable weather. Are the events we are seeing due to our changing climate? A compelling, informative and highly illustrated series of investigations into the differe..

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Nga Kaihanga Uku: Maori Clay Artists

The rise of an impressive ceramics movement is one of the more striking developments in contemporary Maori art. Clayworking and pottery firing was an ancient Pacific practice, but the knowledge had la..

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Nga Kete Matauranga: Maori scholars at the research interface

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..

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Nga Kupu Wero

A powerful new collection of non-fiction by contemporary Maori writers. From over 60 Maori writers, Nga Kupu Wero brings together a bounty of essays, articles, commentary and creative nonfiction ..

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Nga Mata o te Marama - Phases Of The Moon Poster

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Nga Mata o Te Maramataka (Magnets)

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Nga Pepeha a Nga Tipuna: the Sayings of the Ancestors

This collection contains over 2500 'pepeha', or 'sayings of the ancestors', that were gathered and compiled from all over New Zealand over a 20-year period. More than just proverbs, 'pepeha' include c..

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Nga Ringaringa Whetu - Hand Actions For The Stars Poster

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Nga Tama Toa: the Price of Citizenship: C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945

The fascinating story of C Company, Maori Battalion told through personal recollections, eyewitness accounts, numerous anecdotes and fantastic photographs. At times heart-rending, at times heart-warmi..

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Nga Tini Whetu: Navigating Maori Futures

Nga Tini Whetu - Navigating Maori Futures brings together twenty-five papers Mason Durie has presented at national and international conferences between 2004 and 2010. It discusses Maori moving toward..

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Nga Waka O Nehera - the First Voyaging Canoes

This is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand - including lists of the waka, names of crew members and vessels, karakia and waiata, and maps. A mus..

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Nga Whakamaoritanga | The Translations in Te Reo Maori

Kei tetahi wharekura i te papakainga o Baile Beag, i tetahi hapori korero Airihi i te whaitua o Tonekara i te pito o te marama o Akuhata, i te tau 1833, nga mahi o te whakaari nei. E hopuni mai ana i ..

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Ngatokimatawhaorua: The biography of a waka *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

This is the biography of the mighty ceremonial waka taua Ngatokimatawhaorua that rests on the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi. The inspiration for its construction came from Te Puea Herangi. In the late ..

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Niho Taniwha: Improving Teaching and Learning for Akonga Maori

Niho Taniwha equips educators with culturally responsive practices to better serve and empower Maori students and their whanau. The book is centred around the Niho Taniwha model in which both the lear..

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No Maori Allowed

This is the story of New Zealand's most racist town. From 1952 to 1964, Pukekohe housed the only segregated Maori school in the history of the country. Tragically, hundreds of Maori infants and childr..

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Not Alone

A stunning illustrated memoir of one man's journey across New Zealand's stunning yet challenging Te Araroa Trail. This book documents Voors' adventurous hike across New Zealand's infamous Te Araroa Tr..

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Not Set In Stone: The consequences of a mountain life

Between the 1980s and 2015, Dave Vass became one of New Zealand's leading mountaineers. In 'Not Set in Stone' he recounts the beginning of his outdoor life caving and rafting, before turning to climbi..

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Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will find a way and ultimately conquer. I can't recommend it enough.' Heather Mor..

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Nothing Like a Dane: A real-life search for hygge in Denmark

The Danish concept of hygge is a wonderful thing. Even if most fail miserably when they try to pronounce or explain its true essence. Unless you're a Viking of course. As Keri stood in th..

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Nothing Significant To Report: A Kiwi soldier's hilarious true stories of mischief and misadventure in the New Zealand Army

Laugh-out-loud yarns from a soldier in the New Zealand Army When new recruit Dario Nustrini's head was freshly shaved in preparation for the army, he knew nothing about what training to fight..

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Nowhere Far From the Sea: The Story of New Zealand in Quotations

A compilation of quotes about New Zealand by the intelligent and the well-known. Sourced from a mix of well-known New Zealanders and famous foreigners, with some people being generous in th..

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NUKU: Stories of 100 Indigenous women (2021 ed)

NUKU is a powerful and important snapshot of Indigenous wa hine today. Through wide-ranging voices this ambitious social documentary showcases diverse representations of leadership, systems change and..

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Nuku: Stories of 100 Indigenous Women (2023 ed)

NUKU is a powerful and important snapshot of Indigenous wahine today. NUKU is a powerful and important snapshot of Indigenous wahine today. Through wide-ranging voices this ambitious social docum..

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On Call: Stories of life, death and bravery

Stories of life, death and bravery by a Kiwi female general surgeon 'Ruthlessly honest and viscerally beautiful. The book I wish I had read as a medical student.' Emma Espiner It's all ..

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One Hundred Years of Insanity

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF INSANITY The dangers of growth, nuclear war, climate change and peak oil; driven by propaganda and on the road to tyranny. This play, on the world stage, is intended to loo..

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One of Them

'Shaneel is not like anyone you have ever met. An absolute must-read.' - Ruby Tui What would you do if you were told by the people you loved the most that the way you were born was evil and wrong..

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Ongarue Railway Accident

On Friday 6 July 1923 the journey of two hundred passengers aboard the overnight Auckland – Wellington express, Train No.221, ended abruptly when it derailed near Ongarue, 160 miles (257.5 km) south..

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Ora: Healing Ourselves: Indigenous Knowledge, Healing and Wellbeing *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

The authors explore understandings and practices of indigenous people, grounded in the knowledge of ancestors and based on research, that facilitate healing and wellbeing.The first part of t..

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Otago Central Rail Trail Easy Guide

An easy-to-use pocket guide designed to enhance and extend the experience of cyclists and walkers on the Otago Central Rail Trail. Following an introduction to the region's background and natural hist..

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Otago Rail Trail Guide Book

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Otago: 150 Years of New Zealand's First University

The University of Otago has always taken pride in its status as New Zealand's first university. Starting a university in 1869 was a bold move: other regions observed Otago's action with a mixture of s..

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