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100 Natural History Treasures of Te Papa: 100 Amazing Objects from the Te Papa Natural History Collection

Since the Colonial Museum opened in 1865 and the first director, Sir James Hector, began collecting items of geological and natural history significance, the collections of New Zealand's national muse..

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50 Best Birdwatching Sites In New Zealand, The

New Zealand has a diverse range of bird species and is especially important for pelagics. Thirteen of the world's 18 penguin species have been recorded in the New Zealand region (including the Ross De..

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Albatrosses, Petrels & Shearwaters of the World

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Beachcombing:  guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere

If you've ever walked along a beach or rocky shore and peered, poked or wondered at the things cast upon it by the waves, this book is for you. Sea foam, ambergris, giant squid, stranded whales, ..

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Bewildered

What would move you to ditch your life and take off into the wild for five months? For Laura Waters, it took the implosion of a toxic relationship and a crippling bout of anxiety. Armed with maps, a c..

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Birds and Native Mammals of New Zealand

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Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand: Collective Nouns

A beautifully illustrated book featuring New Zealand Aotearoa's native birds, each with its very own collective noun. A tussock of takahe? A hoon of kaka? A whistling of whio? T..

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Birds of New Zealand

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Birds of New Zealand : Photographic Guide

Illustrated with stunning new photographs by Brent Stephenson and drawing on the latest information from birders and biologists, Birds of New Zealand is the definitive introduction to the identificati..

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Birdstories: A history of the birds of New Zealand

A fascinating, in-depth account of New Zealand's birds, which spans their discovery, their place in both Pakeha and Maori worlds, their survival and conservation, and the illustrations and art they ha..

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Blood of the Flax

On the way Toto O Te Harakeke explores the most important plant-human relationship in the history of Aotearoa. The result, with whanau boom and bust, comes a playful and visually stunning celebration ..

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Brilliance of Birds, The

Who knew that the morepork, our forest-dwelling owl, can turn its head 270 degrees? Or that the eastern bar-tailed godwit doubles its body weight before undertaking an epic and continuous migration of..

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Buller's Native Birds of New Zealand A1 Poster

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BWB Text: First Migration

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Collecting New Zealand Minerals

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Collins Field Guide to New Zealand Wildlife

First published in 2000, the COLLINS FIELD GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND WILDLIFE quickly became a classic of its kind. Familiar to both national and international travellers keen to identify the birds, mammal..

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Dawn Chorus HB

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Field Guide To New Zealand Geology

First published in 1985 and fully revised and updated in 2003 this book was the first field guide written for the general public and beginners in geology in New Zealand, and has become the standard wo..

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Field Guide to New Zealand Seabirds: Fully Updated
Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is the modern classic of the genre - the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds. Comprehensive, reliable and easy to use, this fourth r..

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Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand

A practical field guide to New Zealand's native edible plants. Over 190 trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are described in detail in this useful and attractive book, with in..

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Fight for the Forests

The greatest success stories of the modern environmental movement in New Zealand were the public campaigns to save our native forests, beginning in the 1960s with the battle to stop Lake Manapouri bei..

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Fishes of New Zealand Poster A1 Matt Laminated

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Frogs & Reptiles

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Getting Closer: Rediscovering Nature Through Bird Photography

Getting Closer is a beautifully illustrated discussion of photography as a way of achieving greater intimacy with the natural world. With a focus on birds, the book is directed primarily at photograp..

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Ghosts of Gondwana II

Have you ever wondered why New Zealand's plants and animals are so different from those in other countries? Why kakapo is the only parrot in the world that cannot fly, or why the kiwi lives here and n..

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Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand is a trusted, invaluable reference for lovers of New Zealand birds. Comprehensive and easy to use, this new edition features: *374 species, including 35 new ..

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Handbook of New Zealand Mammals, The

The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals is the only definitive reference on all the land-breeding mammals recorded in the New Zealand region (including the New Zealand sector of Antarctica). It lists 65 s..

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Hooked for Life: A Celebration of Fly Fishing

Based on Les Hill's 63 years of fly fishing in New Zealand, HOOKED FOR LIFE is packed with interesting, amusing and informative anecdotes. Lavishly illustrated with over 130 superb large-format colour..

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Kiwi, The

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Know Your New Zealand Insects & Spiders

New Zealand's insects include some of the world's most remarkable, including the giant weta (one of the world's heaviest insects, dating from dinosaur days) and the world's longest weevil. The most ic..

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Kuwi's First Egg

Find out how Kuwi the Kiwi looks after her newly laid egg. She knits a scarf, sings a waiata and takes it out to play but Egg doesn't seem too impressed. When the egg begins to crack Kuwi thinks she h..

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Lichens of New Zealand: An Introductory Illustrated Guide 2 e

Published by the Botanical Society of Otago, using the Audrey Eagle Botanical Publishing Fund. This introductory guide celebrates the extraordinary diversity of New Zealand lichens with full colo..

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Life-Size Guide to Insects and Other Land Invertebrates of New Zealand

Identifying New Zealand's insects, spiders and other land invertebrates is made simple with this new guide. Over 300 life-size colour photographs make it fun for all the family to learn more about the..

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Life-Size Guide to Native Trees

Identifying native trees and other common plants of New Zealand's native forest can be fun for all the family with this new pictorial guide. Match leaves, flowers, seeds, berries and bark against beau..

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Living on Shaky Ground: Science & Story Behind New Zealand's Earthquakes Expanded & Updated Edition

What makes our isles so shaky? Why was Christchurch not the first of our big quakes? And why won't it be our last? This book investigates our turbulent tectonics. It tells us how earthquakes are ..

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Lost Gold: Ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands

This special book-format issue of Birds New Zealands journal Notornis is devoted to the birds of the Auckland Islands Maukahuka/Motu Maha, the largest and biologically most diverse island group in the..

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Maori Bird Lore: An Introduction

By Murdoch Riley. Colour art illustrations by Keulemans. Myths and traditions, some coming from legendary Hawaiki. The spriitual significance to the Maori of various birds; their economic value for th..

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Meaning Of Trees, The

The history and use of New Zealand's native plants A guide and gift book in equal measure, this treasure of a book pays homage to New Zealand's native plant species. The Meaning of Trees..

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Meanings and Origins of Botanical Names of New Zealand Plants
Mini Guide to the Identification of New Zealand Insects

A handy guide to the identification of New Zealand insects. Condensed from Andrew Crowe's popular bestseller Which New Zealand Insect?, this little book has been designed to fit into a pocket, day pac..

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Mini Guide To The Identification Of New Zealand's Land Birds
Mini Guide to the Identification of New Zealand's Native Trees

A handy guide to the identification of New Zealand native trees. Condensed from Andrew Crowe's popular Which Native? series, this little book has been designed to fit into a pocket, day pack or bag. F..

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Monarch Butterfly in New Zealand

The bright orange and black monarch is arguably the world's best-loved butterfly, and has become New Zealand's most domesticated and observed one. This book is a response to the unique educational opp..

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Natural History of Southern New Zealand

This beautifully illustrated volume will be of interest to amateur naturalists, but it is of a scientific level appropriate to undergraduate students. Thirteen chapters, each authored or co-authored b..

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Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

This photographic identification guide to 239 bird species in New Zealand, including the most commonly seen, unique and endemic species, is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High-quality photogr..

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Nature Guide to the New Zealand Forest

New Zealand's native forests are rich and fascinating ecosystems, and the interactions between the various plants and animals are as interesting as the individuals themselves. This book is an ecologic..

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New Zealand Birds in Pictures

Delve into the fascinating world of our feathered friends with author and wildlife photographer Kimball Chen. From intimate portraits of endangered creatures and their glamorous breeding plumage, to d..

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New Zealand Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

New Zealand is the home of 197 native bird species including their famous national bird -- the kiwi. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes a m..

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New Zealand Fungi: A Photographic Celebration

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New Zealand Native Freshwater Aquarium, The

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