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 NZ Reference

The first two books in The NZ Series give a new take on New Zealand society, history, science and geography. Here is a snappily designed and fact-packed collection for intermediate and high-school age readers. Pioneer Women captures the experiences of European women who settled in New Zealand in the nineteenth-century.

Pioneer Women
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 NZ Reference

Get ready for a new take on New Zealand society, history and geography in one of the first two books in The NZ Series, a snappily designed and fact-packed collection for intermediate and high-school age readers. Here in striking and clear terms are the earth movements ab... read more

Volcanoes and Earthquakes
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 NZ Reference

The story of how James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand, lavishly produced and richly illustrated.
Since it was published by the Admiralty in 1816, James Cook's chart of New Zealand has long been regarded as one of the most extraordinar... read more

First Map: How James Cook Charted Aotearoa New Zealand

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 NZ Reference

From the Kiwi Concert Party to The Topp Twins, Billy T. James to Rose Matafeo, Fred Dagg to Flight of the Conchords, New Zealanders have made each other laugh in ways distinctive to these islands.
Funny As tells the story of comedy in this country th... read more

Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy
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Ground-breaking full-colour graphic novel about Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi.
• Accessible, engaging, image-rich design• Dual-language flip book with Māori and Pākehā authors Ross Calman and Mark Derby• Text in te r... read more

Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi

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 NZ Reference

Series:Ten X Ten Ser.

In this fascinating book Te Papas science team of experts showcase 100 collection objects that demonstrate the breadth and depth of the collection and the museums important ongoing research. Te Papas expert curators and collections managers tell the fascin... read more

100 Natural History Treasures of Te Papa

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 NZ Reference

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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 NZ Reference

Series:BWB Texts
Reading Level:Very Good

Thousands of years ago migrants from South China began the journey that took their descendants through the Pacific to the southernmost islands of Polynesia. Atholl Anderson's ground-breaking synthesis of research and tradition charts this ... read more

The First Migration : Māori Origins 3000BC – AD1450 (BWB Texts)

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 NZ Reference

Series:BWB Texts
Reading Level:very good

Debates over immigration are heating up - with grave political consequences. It is no coincidence that calls to restrict national borders are intensifying at a time when people are more mobile than ever. But closed borders are no more imag... read more

Fair Borders?: Migration Policy in the Twenty-First Century

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 NZ Reference

Reading Level:very good

Everyone lives a messy, unusual life. There is no normal. The sooner our politics understands this, the better off we will all be.' Morgan Godfery is one of New Zealands most energising young thinkers. In just a few years he has become a leading voice in the countrýs social and... read more

Maui Street
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Better Lives provides a comprehensive overview of immigration in New Zealand, showing how immigration is not just an economic imperative that needs to be managed, but an opportunity to enhance people's lives.Migration is at historically high l... read more

Better Lives: Migration, Wellbeing and New Zealand
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Series:BWB Texts
Reading Level:Very Good

Can a sugar tax improve public health? Even if it can, is it the right thing to do? One of New Zealand's foremost health scientists, Mike Berridge, teams up with tax expert Lisa Marriott to explore the issue.This BWB Text explains the relationship between sugar and ill-healt... read more

Sugar, Rum and Tobacco