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Historic Sheep Stations Of New Zealand
by Colin Wheeler ~ Hardback
(4.0) 1

A glorious new edition of Colin Wheeler's seminal books on the historic sheep stations of New Zealand Between 1967 and 1972, Colin Wheeler visited 60 of New Zealand's historic sheep stations across the North and South Islands. Travelling thousands of kilometres with his wife, Phyllis, the pair went...

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$76.00
$100.00
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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$40.00
$49.99
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
by Neil deGrasse Tyson ~ Hardback
(4.8) 50

There's no better guide through mind-expanding questions such as what the nature of space and time is, how we fit within the universe, and how the universe fits within us than Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth ...

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$30.00
$34.99
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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$47.00
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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$56.00
Eco Home: Smart Ideas for Sustainable New Zealand Homes
by Melinda Williams ~ Paperback / softback

Everything you need to know to build, renovate or just live in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. With loads of inspirational photographs of New Zealand homes, this book is packed full of practical and accessible information. It presents the modern home by moving from room to room, to look at...

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$30.00
$38.00
The Design of Everyday Things
by Don Norman ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious-even liberating-book, lies not in ourselves, but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the prin...

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$29.00
The Health of the People
by David Skegg ~ Paperback / softback

In August 2016, 40 per cent of the residents of Havelock North were suddenly struck down by a serious bacterial infection. The outbreak of campylobacter, caused by the contamination of the water supply with sheep faeces, hospitalised forty-five people and left at least three dead. Eminent public he...

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$15.00
Seek and Destroy
by Paul Harrison ~ Hardback

In 2015 No.3 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force celebrated 50 years of continuous helicopter operations since it reformed in August 1965. Seek and Destroy is the official history of the machines and personnel that make up the colourful and wide-ranging operations of this unique squadron, which was...

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$76.00
Successful Berry Growing
by Gene Logsdon ~ Paperback / softback

A garden without berries is like spring without flowers. But with ever-increasing prices at grocery stores and markets, berries have sadly become a rare treat for most people. Successful Berry Growing is a book to solve this problem for good! A lifelong organic farmer, homesteader and student of e...

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$47.00
The Reassembler
by James May ~ Hardback

When we look around our homes, sheds and garages we see an array of objects that spring to life with the click of a button or twist of a knob, and, most of the time, do exactly what we want them to. But how on earth do these objects work? What exactly happens when you pull the lever on a petrol lawn...

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$35.00
$44.99
Exactly
by Simon Winchester ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 4

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson. Precision is the key to everything. It i...

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$37.00
SIP: Understanding the Session Initiation Protocol
by Alan Johnston ~ Hardback

Now in its fourth edition, the ground-breaking Artech House bestseller SIP: Understanding the Session Initiation Protocol offers you the most comprehensive and current understanding of this revolutionary protocol for call signaling and IP Telephony. The fourth edition incorporates changes in SIP fro...

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$220.00
Construction Quantity Surveying
by Donald Towey ~ Paperback / softback

The revised and updated comprehensive resource for Quantity Surveyors working with a construction contractor The second edition of Construction Quantity Surveying offers a practical guide to quantity surveying from a main contractor's perspective. This indispensable resource covers measurement met...

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$125.00
Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work
by Martin Brook ~ Paperback / softback

Estimators need to understand the consequences of entering into a contract, often defined by complex conditions and documents, as well as to appreciate the technical requirements of the project. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work, 5th edition, explains the job of the estimator through ev...

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$108.00
Animal Biology and Care
by Sue Dallas ~ Paperback / softback

The perfect study companion, Animal Biology and Care, 3rd Edition is specifically designed for students on animal care, animal nursing assistant and veterinary care assistant courses. This edition is fully updated with new course content, a refreshed design and colour illustrations throughout. Basic...

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$87.00
Construction Project Management
by Peter Fewings ~ Paperback / softback

Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach is a management approach to leading projects and the effective choice and use of project management tools and techniques. It seeks to push the boundaries of project management to take on board future needs and user issues. Integration of the ...

Pre-order - out 8 Apr 2019
$76.00
Ford Mustang V8 (July 64 - 73)
by J.H. Haynes ~ Paperback / softback

"Haynes disassembles every subject vehicle and documents every step with thorough instructions and clear photos. Haynes repair manuals are used by the pros, but written for the do-it-yourselfer."

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$65.00
Caterpillar
by Frank Raczon ~ Hardback

For this book, Frank Raczon has dug up the dirt and constructed the only modern history of the world's heaviest machinery. So many things differentiate the Caterpillar brand from its competitors that it can be difficult to know where to begin. From its trademark Caterpillar Yellow to its tradition o...

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$63.00
Haynes NASA Space Shuttle Owners Workshop Manual
by David Baker ~ Hardback
(5.0) 1

Haynes NASA Space Shuttle Manual: 1981 Onwards (All Models): An Insight Into the Design, Construction and Operation of the NASA Space Shuttle. ‘a must-have item’ BBC Sky At Night Designed between 1969 and 1972 and first flown into space in 1981, the NASA Shuttle will have flown almost 140 missions...

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$62.00
Electronics For Dummies
by Cathleen Shamieh ~ Paperback / softback

Explore the basic concepts of electronics, build your electronics workbench, and begin creating fun electronics projects right away! Electronics For Dummies, 3rd Edition is Packed with hundreds of colorful diagrams and photographs, this book provides step-by-step instructions for experiments that sh...

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$58.00
Livestock Production in New Zealand
by Kevin Stafford ~ Paperback / softback

THE LIFESTYLE-BLOCK OWNER AND FARMERS' GO-TO REFERENCE BOOKWhether you run dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, deer, goats, pigs or poultry,advice that reflects farming practice in New Zealand is indispensable. This book, written by experts from both Massey University's Institute of Veterinary,Animal ...

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$55.00
The Art Of Japanese Joinery
by Kiyosi Seike ~ Paperback / softback

This introduction of Japanese joinery delves into the history and development of Japanese carpentry, and it also reveals many secrets of Japanese joinery. It presents 48 joints, selected from among the several hundred known and used today. With clear isometric projections complementing the photograp...

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$48.00
Hacking Electronics: Learning Electronics with Arduino and Raspberry...
by Simon Monk ~ Paperback / softback

Up-to-date hacks that will breathe life into your Arduino and Raspberry Pi creations! This intuitive DIY guide shows how to wire, disassemble, tweak, and re-purpose household devices and integrate them with your Raspberry Pi and Arduino inventions. Packed with full-color illustrations, photos, and ...

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$56.00
Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI
Hardback

Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be h...

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$53.00
Plant-Based Nutrition, 2E
Paperback / softback

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, getting your nutrition from plant-based foods is one of the best things you can do for your health--and it's easier than you might think! The science confirms that a diet rich in whole, plant-based foods can help your body thrive. In fact, a growing nu...

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$41.00
Thermodynamics For Dummies
by Mike Pauken ~ Paperback / softback
(4.0) 1

Thermodynamics For Dummies tracks to a typical thermodynamics course offered at the undergraduate level and assists readers in understanding the fundamental concepts of the subject and helps to develop problem-solving skills through practice in solving energy-related problems. Specific coverage incl...

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$43.00
Soil Minerals: The Key to Farming Wealth and Your Own Health
by Brown Trotter ~ Paperback

This is the interesting life story of one of New Zealand's great and gifted farmers Brown Trotter who pioneered the use of trace minerals in NZ farming and as a result he greatly increased his farm's profita­bility, improved the health and breeding of his livestock and won numerous prizes at stock s...

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$41.00
Beyond Manapouri
by Catherine Knight ~ Paperback / softback

'Beyond Manapouri: 50 years of environmental politics in New Zealand' traces the evolution of environmental administration in New Zealand since the dawn of the 'environmental era' in the late 1960s.The national campaign to stop the government from raising the water level in the scenically spectacula...

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$40.00
No. 8 Re-Wired: 202 New Zealand Inventions That Changed TheWorld
by Jon Bridges ~ Paperback / softback
(4.8) 4

If necessity is the mother of invention then Kiwi ingenuity is its father. No. 8 Re-wired is a comprehensive, colourful treasury of New Zealand inventions - jam-packed with the stories behind 202 home-grown creations and the crafty people who dreamt them up. From well-known innovations ...

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Dirt to Soil
by Gabe Brown ~ Paperback / softback

Gabe Brown didn t set out to change the world when he first started working alongside his father-in-law on the family farm in North Dakota. But as a series of weather-related crop disasters put Brown and his wife, Shelly, in desperate financial straits, they started making bold changes to their farm...

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$40.00
Weapons of the US Special Operations Command
by Chris McNab ~ Paperback / softback

The units and formations of the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) have privileged access to the finest weaponry in the world's arsenal. Whether Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines, the SOCOM troops select weapons that match their mission requirements, but which also sit at the cutting edge of comb...

Pre-order - out 25 Jul 2019
$39.00
The Market Gardener
by Jean-Martin Fortier ~ Paperback / softback

Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than two hundred families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad...

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$38.00
Life 3.0
by Max Tegmark ~ Paperback / softback

In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artificial Intelligence and how it is poised to overtake human intelligence. How will AI affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI...

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$37.00
Life on Muzzle
by Fiona Redfern ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 3

Remote Muzzle Station in southern Marlborough has captured the hearts and minds of generations, including Fiona Redfern and her parents before her. Fiona grew up and thrived in the splendid isolation, and wouldn't have it any other way. Now Fiona and her husband Guy are running the station and raisi...

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$45.00
Storeys Guide to Raising Poultry
by Glenn Drowns ~ Paperback / softback

"Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry" is the only book you need to naturally and humanely raise a wide range of poultry, from chickens and turkeys to waterfowl and game birds - even uncommon species, such as pigeons, emus, doves, ostriches, peafowl, and swans. Whether you're running a farm or raising ...

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$34.00
The Gene
by Siddhartha Mukherjee ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER Spanning the globe and several centuries, this is the remarkable story of the gene and an intimate history of the author's own family, from award-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader...

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$31.00
Backyard Bees
by Doug Purdie ~ Hardback

Just about anyone can keep bees. All you need is a bit of space in your backyard (or on your rooftop) and a little love for the creatures that pollinate the vegie patches of your neighbourhood. Once introduced to the charms of beekeeping and the taste of warm honeycomb direct from the hive, you'll b...

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$40.00
The One-Straw Revolution
by Masanobu Fukuoka ~ Paperback / softback

Masanobu Fukuoka's book about growing food has been changing the lives of readers since it was first published in 1978. It is a call to arms, a manifesto, and a radical rethinking of the global systems we rely on to feed us all. It is also the memoir of a man whose spiritual beliefs underpin and inf...

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$30.00
Tales from a Young Vet
by Jo Hardy ~ Paperback / softback

The funny, touching and entertaining story of how Jo Hardy, the star of BBC2's Young Vets, gets to grips with animals big and small, friendly and not-at-all-happy, on the road to becoming a fully qualified vet. `Stand well clear. Keep your eyes on them. Oh, and make sure you have insurance.' Not...

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$25.00