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Reading Level:Near Fine
Awards:Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Environment Category 2007.

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

Ghosts of Gondwana : The History of Life in New Zealand
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'It is the desire really to make myself a first person. For many years I was a third person - as children are, 'they', 'she', and as probably oppressed minorities become, 'they'. - Janet Frame, radio interview about writing her autobiography (1983). For the first... read more

Janet Frame: In Her Own Words
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Awards:New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalist: Illustrated Non-Fiction

The age of cinema began in Paris in 1895. Within a year New Zealanders saw their first films and in fewer than five they were making their own. In the years since, New Zealand has produced almost every conceivable type of film, from home movies to arth... read more

New Zealand Film : An Illustrated History
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Series:Pictures from the past

Pictures from the Past series. A pictorial history of the kauri gum industry in New Zealand.

Kauri Gum and the Gumdiggers
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Awards:Winner of Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2011 and Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Readers' Choice Award 2004.

This bestselling book, the triumphant fruit of careful research, wide reading and judicious assessment, is the unchallenged contemporary reference to the history of New Zealand.New Zealand was the last country in the world to be discovered and ... read more

The Penguin History of New Zealand (2nd Edition)
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Wallace Chapman is on a mission. A mission to chill us all out. He's thought a lot about the syndrome of modern life and thinks he has a few answers. Ranging over subjects such as careers, technology, health, communication, food, and relationships, and employin... read more

Don't Just Do Something, Sit There
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The inspiring and entertaining story of a determined young woman alone, who overcame the isolation of her family farm to build a flourishing business.When Lisa Harper returned to her family's farm at the head of remote Mahau Sound, in the Marlborough Sounds, after yea... read more

The Wharf at Waterfall Bay
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Reading Level:Very Good

The first New Zealand picture postcards were published in 1897, and quickly established themselves as an enduring and popular part of our visual culture. In the early part of the 20th century sending postcards snowballed into a... read more

Send Me a Postcard : New Zealand postcards and the story they tell
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The gripping story of an iconic New Zealand high country sheep station in the heart of the South Island's MacKenzie Country. There are two ways into the MacKenzie Country: via Fairlie and Burke's Pass or over the Lindis. Whichever way you drive, when you enter the MacKenzie you know you are somewhere ... read more

Heart of the Mackenzie: The Glenmore Station Story
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Series:A\Photographic Guide To... Ser.

In this text, fact-filled descriptions highlighting key identification features of New Zealand trees are supported by distribution maps and colour photographs of over 100 species. Compact and easy to use, this text should appeal to those interested in natural history.

A Photographic Guide to the Trees of New Zealand
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Series:Photographic Guide to

A comprehensive guide to birds that includes species accounts which have been updated according to the 4th edition of the Ornithological Society's official Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand. It features photographs of the most commonly seen birds along with detailed information on distribution, habitat, behaviour and breeding.

Photographic Guide to Birds of New Zealand Revised Edition
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This rigorous analysis offers new perspectives on New Zealand history. It is also a history illuminated by stories about people - people who were moved to save, to care, to initiate, and to support, an... read more

The Fabric of Welfare: Voluntary Organisations, Government and Welfare in New Zealand, 1840-2005
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