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Aroha - Maori Wisdom For A Contented Life Lived In Harmony With Our...
by Hinemoa Elder ~ Hardback
(4.8) 29

“Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati” – When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakable See the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes. Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki – simple, powerful life lessons, o...

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$25.00
Maori at Home
by Scotty Morrison ~ Paperback / softback
(4.8) 23

The accessible and fun guide for everyday Kiwis looking to learn and speak the Maori language around the home. Kei hea o putu whutuporo? Where are your rugby boots? Homai te ranu tomato Pass me the tomato sauce Kei te pehea te huarere i tenei ra? How is the weather today? Kei hea to mahi kai...

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He Iti te Kupu: Māori metaphors and similes
by Hona Black ~ Paperback / softback

He Iti te Kupu contains nearly 500 sayings that draw a comparison between something (often the natural world) and people, events or contexts. Written in Māori and English, this accessible guide explains the use, meaning and context of a host of the principal figures of speech in Te Reo. Divided int...

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$40.00
Te Taiao: Maori and the Natural World
Paperback / softback
(4.8) 4

In traditional Maori knowledge, the weather, birds, fish and trees, sun and moon are related to each other, and to the people of the land, the tangata whenua. It is truly an interconnected world - a vast family of which humans are children of the earth and sky, and cousins to all living things. In...

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$42.00
The Anthropocene Reviewed
by John Green ~ Paperback / softback

Mind-expanding essays on modern life and the human experience in the first non-fiction work by #1 internationally bestselling author John Green - one of the world's most beloved novelists. A deeply moving and mind-expanding collection of personal essays in the first ever work of non-fiction from #1...

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$29.00
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Beyond Possible
by Nimsdai Purja ~ Paperback / softback
(4.5) 2

'An inspirational study in leadership and a powerful testament to the human spirit at its very best.' - Mail on Sunday 'If you're going to get one book this year get Beyond Possible.' - Ant Middleton 'The energy of the book gives it pace and you whip through, rather as Purja nips up verticals....

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$32.00
Surf Dreams
by Derek Morrison ~ Paperback / softback

A look at heartland surfing communities of New Zealand - the characters, the breaks, the dream lifestyles. From Ahipara in the north to Riverton in the south - Derek Morrison has surfed and photographed the best spots up and down the country. In this spectacularly illustrated book, he presents 15...

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$39.00
$50.00
Land
by Simon Winchester ~ Paperback / softback

From the bestselling author Simon Winchester, a human history of land around the world: who mapped it, owned it, stole it, cared for it, fought for it and gave it back. In 1889, thousands of hopeful people raced southward from the Kansas state line and westward from the Arkansas boundary to stake...

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$31.00
$40.00
Nala's World
by Dean Nicholson ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 24

Instagram phenomenon @1bike1world Dean Nicholson reveals the full story of his life-changing friendship with rescue cat Nala and their inspiring adventures together on a bike journey around the world. When 30-year-old Dean Nicholson set off from Scotland to cycle around the world, his aim was to le...

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Kuwi's Creative Colouring Book: For Big and Small People
Paperback / softback
(4.6) 7

From #1 Bestselling Author and Illustrator of the Kuwi the Kiwi(TM) series, Kat Merewether. Following on from the hugely popular 'Kuwi's First Egg' and 'Kuwi's Huhu Hunt' books. Kuwi the Kiwi takes you on a native New Zealand journey through intricate line art. The illustrative magic of Kat Mereweth...

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$19.00
$19.99
The New Zealand Cycle Trails Nga Haerenga
by Jonathan Kennett ~ Paperback / softback
(4.5) 4

How to enjoy New Zealand's cycle trail network, by a writer who knows them like the back of his hand. 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 experienc...

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$40.00
$50.00
One: Pot, Pan, Planet
by Anna Jones ~ Hardback

Sunday Times bestseller Award-winning cook Anna Jones blazes the trail again for how we all want to cook now: quick, sustainably and stylishly. In this exciting new collection of over 200 simple recipes, Anna Jones limits the pans and simplifies the ingredients for all-in-one dinners that keep thi...

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$45.00
$55.00
The Field Guide To New Zealand Geology,
by Jocelyn Thornton ~ Paperback / softback
(4.7) 3

This is the first field guide written for the general public and beginners in geology in New Zealand. Now fully revised and updated, it shows travellers in New Zealand something of the tremendous variety of our rocks, minerals and fossils and describes what to look for in many areas where rock forma...

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Clanlands
by Sam Heughan ~ Paperback / softback
(4.7) 19

From their faithful camper van to boats, kayaks, bicycles, and motorbikes, join stars of Outlander Sam and Graham on a road trip with a difference, as two Scotsmen explore a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare. Unlikely friends Sam and Graham begin their journey in t...

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Clean & Green
by Nancy Birtwhistle ~ Hardback

Simple swaps and innovative ideas for cleaning and maintaining your home that won't cost the Earth. Learn how easy it is to make simple swaps in your cleaning and tidying methods for a more eco-friendly home. This beautifully illustrated black and white guide with 101 hints and sustainable, natur...

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$27.00
$35.00
Kia Whakanuia te Whenua
Paperback / softback

"Kia Whakanuia te Whenua" is both a celebration and a call to action - to honour our land and to rekindle creative, respectful ways of living with Her. We hear the cry of Papatuanuku: Piki mai, kake mai Homai te waiora ki ahau Kia tutehu ana te moe a te kuia i te po Ka po, ka ao, ka awatea! ...

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$55.00
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster
by Bill Gates ~ Hardback

In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe. Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the...

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$45.00
Wild at Heart
by Miriam Lancewood ~ Paperback / softback
(4.5) 2

Miriam Lancewood's first book Woman in the Wilderness told her story of living for seven years in the wilderness of New Zealand with her husband, hunting and gathering, and roaming the mountains like nomads. Miriam and Peter left New Zealand to explore other wild places. They walked 2000 km throu...

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$32.00
$36.99
The Power of Geography
by Tim Marshall ~ Paperback / softback

'Quite simply, one of the best books about geopolitics you could imagine: reading it is like having a light shone on your understanding' - Nicholas Lezard, Evening Standard, on Prisoners of Geography If you want to understand what's happening in the world, look at a map. Tim Marshall's global bes...

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$31.00
$38.00
World Travel
by Anthony Bourdain ~ Paperback / softback

A celebration of the life and legacy of one of the most important food writers of all time - the inimitable Anthony Bourdain Anthony Bourdain saw more of the world than nearly anyone. His travels took him from his hometown of New York to a tribal longhouse in Borneo, from cosmopolitan Buenos Aires,...

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Madhouse at the End of the Earth
by Julian Sancton ~ Paperback / softback

A new classic of extreme endurance - Into Thin Air meets The Perfect Storm in 19th century Antarctica 'An unforgettable tale brilliantly told' -- Scott Anderson 'It grips from first sentence to last' -- Lawrence Osborne 'The next great contribution to polar literature' -- Hampton Sides The harro...

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$30.00
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Fragile World
by Kerby Rosanes ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 3

A new colouring book from New York Times bestselling illustrator, Kerby Rosanes. Fragile World features over 55 endangered and vulnerable creatures and landscapes to colour. Showcasing some of the most threatened animals from around the globe - from the Tapanuli Orangutan to the Hawksbill Turtle - ...

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$23.00
$27.00
Worth a Detour North Island
by Peter Janssen ~ Paperback / softback
(4.7) 3

Travel writer Peter Janssen has travelled extensively around the North and South Island and here he shares special quirky experiences and sublime scenery that are known to locals but are most often bypassed by visitors heading to better-known attractions. Avoid the mass of tourists and stroll empty ...

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A Life on Our Planet
by David Attenborough ~ Hardback
(4.7) 15

A legacy-defining book from Sir David Attenborough, reflecting on his life's work, the dramatic changes to the planet he has witnessed, and what we can do to make a better future. 'Read this book to learn, but also to honour the man. We shall never see his like again.' - Sunday Times See the world...

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The 99% Invisible City
by Roman Mars ~ Hardback
(5.0) 1

__________ Out now: The most entertaining and fascinating book about architecture and design, from the wildly popular podcast 99% Invisible. __________ A New York Times Bestseller 'Full of surprises and quirky information . . . a fascinating journey through the over-familiar.' - Financial...

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The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori: The User-friendly Guide for All...
by Scotty Morrison ~ Paperback
(4.6) 8

The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the most up-to-date, versatile and relevant resource for using Maori language in everyday life. Whether you're a novice or emergent speaker of te reo Maori, or a complete beginner, you'll learn useful phrases for: The home The marae The workplace Meeting and...

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$32.00
$35.00
First Overland
by Tim Slessor ~ Paperback / softback

Why not? After all, no-one had ever done it before. It would be one of the longest of all overland journeys-half-way round the world, from the English Channel to Singapore. They knew that several expeditions had already tried it. Some had got as far as the deserts of Persia; a few had even reached t...

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$30.00
Mycelium Running
by Paul Stamets ~ Paperback / softback

A groundbreaking manual for saving the world through mushroom cultivation! The science goes like this: fine filaments of living cells called mycelium, the fruit of which are mushrooms, already cover large areas of land around the world. As the mycelium grows, it silently breaks down plant and anima...

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$68.00
Ford in New Zealand Volume II
by John Stokes ~ Hardback

After the phenomenal success and critical acclaim for “Ford In New Zealand – Putting the Car before the Horse”, (Volume 1), author John Stokes finally releases his much anticipated Volume II of the history of the Ford car in New Zealand, from World War II to the present day. Anglia, Consul, Zephyr,...

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$60.00
Honda XL600/650 Transalp & XRV750 Africa Twin (87 - 07)
by Haynes Publishing ~ Paperback / softback

Complete coverage for your Honda XL600/650V Transalp and XVR750 Africa Twin covering XL600V, XL650V (1987 thru 2007) and XRV750 (1990 thru 2003): --Routine Maintenance and servicing --Tune-up procedures --Engine, clutch and transmission repair --Cooling system --Fuel and exhaust --Ignition an...

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$70.00
Volcanoes of Auckland
by Bruce W. Hayward ~ Paperback / softback

Volcanoes of Auckland is a handy field guide to the fiery natural world that so deeply shapes New Zealand's largest city - from Rangitoto to One Tree Hill, Lake Pupuke to Orakei Basin. For tens of thousands of years, volcanoes have profoundly shaped the area's geology and geography. And for hundreds...

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Winter Pasture
by Li Juan ~ Hardback

Winner of the People's Literature Award, WINTER PASTURE has been a bestselling book in China for several years. Li Juan has been widely lauded in the international literary community for her unique contribution to the narrative non-fiction genre. WINTER PASTURE is her crowning achievement, shatterin...

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The Comfort Crisis
by Michael Easter ~ Hardback

"If you've been looking for something different to level up your health, fitness, and personal growth,this is it."-Melissa Urban, Whole30 CEO andNew York Timesbestselling author Discover the evolutionary mind and body benefits of living at the edges of your comfort zone and reconnecting with the wi...

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$50.00
Rick Stein's India
by Rick Stein ~ Hardback
(4.9) 12

"There is something about a curry that is all pervading - just the mere mention of the word ignites a longing deep inside us, especially after a couple of beers in good company..." Rick Stein is undertaking a new gastronomic odyssey - a journey through the vibrant colours, spices and tastes of authe...

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$53.00
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Cohousing for Life
by Robin Allison ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

In "Cohousing for Life", architect Robin Allison describes her journey from lonely mother of two in the suburbs to determined driver of the development of New Zealand's first cohousing community. It is a very personal story of a collective endeavour, a heroic journey of despair and triumph, as the o...

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Home for the Soul
by Sara Bird ~ Hardback
(5.0) 1

Home for the Soul is about creating a considerate and sustainable home that also sparks happiness and reflects the spirits, passions and tastes of its inhabitants. A shift in awareness means that we are increasingly thoughtful about the materials we use, the scarcity of the earth's resources and h...

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The Nature Guide to the New Zealand Forest
by Rob Lucas ~ Paperback / softback
(4.3) 3

An ecological field guide to New Zealand's native forests. In one volume it provides identification for a range of common plants (including trees and shrubs, vines and epiphytes, ground plants, fungi, mosses and liverworts) and animals (birds, reptiles, insects and mammals). It also offers insights ...

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$44.00
A New Zealander's Guide to Touring Natural New Zealand
by Peter Janssen ~ Paperback / softback

Catering for the ‘new’ wave of tourists – New Zealanders actually holidaying in New Zealand! Wild coasts, jaw-dropping cliffs and caves, tranquil bays, thermal hotspots, towering alps, primeval forests, lakes and braided rivers, offshore islands … New Zealand’s natural wonders are top of anyone’s m...

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English Pastoral
by James Rebanks ~ Paperback / softback

The moving story of how, in just three generations, an ancient way of life was lost - as witnessed from the fields of a small Lake District farm As a boy, James Rebanks's grandfather taught him to work the land the old way. Their family farm in the Lake District hills was part of an ancient landsca...

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Shipwrecked
by Gavin McLean ~ Hardback
(4.0) 2

Shipwrecks litter the coasts and reefs of New Zealand. Disasters at sea are no longer the regular occurrence they were in the days when sea travel was the main means of coastal and international transport, yet recent wrecks like the Rena show that perils remain. Shipwrecked retells the voyages of sh...

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