Best Selling Non-Fiction Books

Becoming
by Michelle Obama ~ Hardback
(3.6) 17

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the first African-American to serve in that role-she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in his...

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Turangawaewae
Paperback / softback

A BOOK FOR THINKERS AND PARTICIPANTS IN NEW ZEALAND AND GLOBAL SOCIETYWhat is a New Zealander? How do we understand what makes New Zealand complex and unique? And what creates a sense of belonging and identity? This book illuminates Massey University's BA paper 'Turangawaewae', a programme for think...

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Womankind: New Zealand Women Making a Difference
by Margie Thomson ~ Hardback
(3.5) 2

A landmark book of profiles and portraits celebrating the successes and diversity of New Zealand women across many spheres – politics, arts, science, community development, business innovation and health. These leaders share their views on what it's like to be a woman in New Zealand today- the contr...

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The Australian Bird Guide
by Peter Menkhorst ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 2

Australia's avifauna is large, diverse, and spectacular, reflecting the continent's impressive range of habitats and evolutionary history. With specially commissioned paintings of over 900 species, The Australian Bird Guide is the most comprehensive field guide to Australian birds ever seen. The ...

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2019 Rugby Almanack
Paperback / softback

The Rugby Almanack is the world's longest running rugby book of record. It was first published in 1935 to cover the previous season's first-class rugby in New Zealand. Since then it has been published uninterrupted (apart from two combined issues during World War II). Now in its 83rd edition, the 20...

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Reptiles and Amphibians of New Zealand: A Field Guide
by Dylan van Winkel ~ Paperback

Illustrated with extraordinary new photography, this is the definitive field guide to all of New Zealand’s tuatara, geckos, skinks, frogs, marine turtles and marine snakes. From the ancient tuatara, the sole surviving member of its order, to the world’s largest collection of long-lived and live-bea...

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Birdstories: A history of the birds of New Zealand
by Geoff Norman ~ Hardback
(5.0) 1

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 have inspired. In 1872, the first instalments of Walter Buller's A History of the Birds of New Zealand...

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Bullers Birds of New Zealand
by Geoff Norman ~ Hardback

By popular demand, this accessible new edition of the award-winning classic Buller's Birds of New Zealand: The Complete Work of JG Keulemans, presents the complete set of New Zealand's favourite ornithological paintings. New Zealand's birds are among the rarest and most fascinating in the world - an...

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Patched
by Jarrod Gilbert ~ Paperback / softback
(4.7) 6

The Devil's Henchmen throwing Molotov cocktails at the Epitaph Riders in Christchurch's first gang war. Prime Minister Rob Muldoon surrounded by Black Power members at the Royal Tiger Tavern in Wellington. The Magogs and the Mothers, PEP schemes and P dealers, patches and ridgies, colours and class:...

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Practical Beekeeping in New Zealand
by Andrew Matheson ~ Hardback
(4.0) 2

For more than 25 years Practical Beekeeping in New Zealand has been the bible for New Zealand beekeepers. The only comprehensive guide to keeping bees in New Zealand, it provides both amateur and professional beekeepers with details on honey bee management throughout the year, advice on handling hiv...

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The Australian Beekeeping Manual
by Robert Owen ~ Hardback

The essential beekeeping manual for both novice and experienced beekeepers in Australia. The ultimate reference source. The book is aimed at both the novice and experienced beekeeper in Australia and explains in detail the steps required to manage colonies of bees. Supported by over 350 photographs ...

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Social Science Research in New Zealand: An Introduction

How do we make sense of Aotearoa New Zealand’s diverse and changing society? This book introduces readers to the range of theories, approaches and techniques that we will need to understand this country in the twenty-first century. Part one, ‘the big picture’, looks at how different cultures gather...

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 + Special Offer!
by Elena Favilli ~ Hardback
(4.7) 10

Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2 features 100 new bedtime stories, each inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary women from Nefertiti to Beyonce. The unique narrative style of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls transforms each biography into a fairy-tale, filling the readers with wo...

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Medical Medium Liver Rescue
by Anthony William ~ Hardback
(5.0) 1

What if you could focus on one aspect of your well-being to transform all the others-and at the same time prevent health problems you didn't even know were lurking beneath the surface? In today's world, we have no idea how many symptoms, conditions, and diseases are rooted in an overloaded liver. I...

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Nga Pepeha a Nga Tipuna: The Sayings of the Ancestors
by Hirini Moko Mead ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 3

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 charms, witticisms, figures of speech, and boasts, and they are featured in the formal speeches heard...

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The Art of the Lord of the Rings
Hardback
(4.5) 4

To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the publication of The Lord of the Rings, a sumptuous full-colour art book containing the complete collection of almost 200 sketches, drawings, paintings and maps by J.R.R. Tolkien. As he wrote The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien's mental pictures often foun...

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Brain Changer
by Felice Jacka ~ Paperback / softback

You feel how you eat. We accept that the quality of our diet affects the health of our heart and liver. So why wouldn't diet - good or bad - affect the health of our brain? This is the question that Australian scientist Felice Jacka set out to answer. Having suffered depression and anxiety as a ...

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Positive Energy Homes
by Robin Brimblecombe ~ Paperback / softback

A guide to how positive energy living can be achieved, through homes that power themselves and empower their occupants Positive energy homes enable people to live healthy and comfortable lives with energy left over to share. Creating a house you love that produces surplus energy is surprisingly ...

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Moleskine Plain Notebook (Extra Large, Soft, Black)
Notebook
(5.0) 1

The Soft Cover Extra Large Plain Moleskine notebook has a flexible, yet sturdy cover that adapts to the movements of the body and fits comfortably in any pocket. This is a reliable travel companion, perfect for writings, thoughts and passing notes. Every Moleskine product is thread bound and has a ...

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Harry Potter Pensieve Memory Set
by Running Press ~ Paperback
(4.4) 9

Kit includes: Ultra-deluxe 176-page journal with pensieve dish embedded into the cover containing a misty liquid effect. The journal will feature quotes from the Harry Potter films throughout. 5x8" trim.8" Dumbledore wand pen (ink tube is replaceable)2 memory vials

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Democracy in New Zealand
by Raymond Miller ~ Paperback / softback

New Zealand is one of the world's oldest democracies for men and women, Maori and Pakeha, with one of the highest political participation rates. But - from MMP to leadership primaries, spin doctors to 'dirty politics' - the country's political system is undergoing rapid change. Democracy in New Zeal...

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Mauri Ora
by Peter Alsop ~ Hardback
(5.0) 1

Pearls of wisdom contained in proverbs - whakatauk I - have been gifted from generation to generation as an intrinsic part of the Maori world. As powerful metaphors, they combine analogy and cultural history in the most economical of words. Short and insightful, they surprise, engendering reflection...

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Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Cookery Course
by Gordon Ramsay ~ Hardback
(4.6) 19

A lifetime's worth of expertise from the world's fines­t chef. “I want to teach you how to cook good food at home by stripping away all the hard graft and complexity to show how anyone can produce mouth-watering recipes. Put simply, I'm going to show you how to cook yourself into a better cook.” GO...

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A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia
by Robert Whyte ~ Paperback / softback

Australians have a love-hate relationship with spiders. Spiders inspire fear, especially dangerous species such as the Redback and Sydney Funnelweb. Yet, Peacock Spiders, whose males spread a colourful fan and wave their legs in a courtship dance to impress females, have won rapturous appreciation w...

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Clarity in the Classroom
by Michael Absolum ~ Paperback / softback

Supporting students to be confident, enthusiastic and effective learners is a central purpose of education. We want students who have high expectations of themselves as learners - students who set goals for their learning and who work with their teachers to construct enjoyable, challenging learning ...

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Mind Over Mood, Second Edition
by Dennis Greenberger ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 2

Discover simple yet powerful steps you can take to overcome emotional distress--and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. This life-changing book has already helped more than 1,100,000 readers use cognitive-behavioral therapy--one of today's most effective forms of psychotherapy--to conquer depr...

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The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook
by Matthew McKay ~ Paperback / softback

By a distinguished team of authors, this workbook offers readers unprecedented access to the core skills of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), formerly available only through complicated professional books and a small handful of topical workbooks. These straightforward, step-by-step exercises will ...

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The Muscular System Anatomical Chart
Wallchart

Classic illustrations by Peter Bachin. Shows anterior and posterior views of the muscular system. Also illustrates right half of the diaphragm, muscles of the posterior abdominal wall, and muscles of the right foot.

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The Complete Illustrated Kama Sutra
by Vatsyayana Mallanaga ~ Hardback

The erotic sentiments described in the Hindu love classic the Kama Sutraconstitute the most famous work on sex ever created. Written almost 2,000 years ago, the Kama Sutra deals with all aspects of sexual life, including the principles and techniques of sexual pleasure and how to best achieve ecstat...

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Field Guide to New Zealand's Native Trees
by John Dawson ~ Paperback / softback
(4.6) 5

If the monumental New Zealand's Native Trees has inspired you to venture into the outdoors to look more closely at our unique tree flora, this field guide is the perfect companion to take along. Compact enough to fit in a day-pack, it contains detailed information on all native trees found on the ma...

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New Zealand Cricket Almanack 2018
by Ian Smith ~ Paperback / softback

The New Zealand Cricket Almanack is the cricket lover's bible and is regarded worldwide as one of the finest books of its kind. The 70th edition contains all the details of another full year of cricket at all levels, including extensive coverage of all the Black Caps' and White Ferns' matches. As us...

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard - Illustrated Edition
by J.K. Rowling ~ Hardback
(5.0) 3

An essential companion to the Harry Potter books and a magical gift for all Harry Potter fans, The Tales of Beedle the Bard is a collection of fairy tales from the Wizarding World, with wise and witty notes from Professor Albus Dumbledore (via the enchanted pen of J.K. Rowling). Multi-talented Muggl...

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Decolonizing Methodologies
Paperback / softback

This essential volume explores intersections of imperialism and research - specifically, the ways in which imperialism is embedded in disciplines of knowledge and tradition as 'regimes of truth'. Concepts such as 'discovery' and 'claiming' are discussed and an argument presented that the decolonisat...

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The Book of Beautiful Questions
by Warren Berger ~ Hardback

From the bestselling author of A More Beautiful Question, hundreds of big and small questions that harness the magic of inquiry to tackle challenges we all face--at work, in our relationships, and beyond. When confronted with almost any demanding situation, the act of questioning can help guide us...

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The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology
by Rosemary Ellen Guiley ~ Paperback / softback
(4.0) 1

This is the truth about demons and demonology - in more than 400 entries. The conflict between good and evil can be found in every culture, mythical tradition, and religion throughout history. In many cases, the source of evil has been personified as demons or devils, and in many belief systems, bot...

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Star Trek Adventures: Beta Quadrant

The Beta Quadrant sourcebook provides Gamemasters and Players with a wealth of source material about the Galaxy of Star Trek. Focused on the Beta Quadrant, the Beta Quadrant sourcebook contains: Information on the Federation’s pre­sence in the Beta Quadrant, including the homeworlds of Andoria,...

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With Them Through Hell
by Anna Rogers ~ Hardback

For New Zealanders, the First World War was not just a grueling conflict but also the nation's biggest health challenge. Military personnel had to deal with horrific injuries caused by high velocity bullets, artillery fire and chemical weapons. Infectious diseases were a constant and grave threat. H...

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The Coddling of the American Mind
by Jonathan Haidt ~ Hardback
(5.0) 1

Your feelings are always right. You should avoid pain and discomfort. You should look for faults in others and not yourself. These three Great Untruths are part of a larger philosophy that sees young people as fragile creatures who must be protected and supervised by adults, resulting in a culture ...

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Learning in the Fast Lane
by Suzy Pepper Rollins ~ Paperback / softback

Too often, students who fail a grade or a course receive remediation that ends up widening rather than closing achievement gaps. According to veteran classroom teacher and educational consultant Suzy Pepper Rollins, the true answer to supporting struggling students lies in acceleration. In Learning ...

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Estrogen Matters
by Avrum Bluming ~ Hardback

A compelling defense of hormone replacement therapy, exposing the faulty science behind its fall from prominence and empowering women to make informed decisions about their health. For years, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was hailed as a miracle. Study after study showed that HRT, if initiated a...

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