With jaw-dropping endemic species such as Kiwi, Kea and Takahe, New Zealand is a birdwatcher's paradise. This book provides comprehensive information and practical advice on every aspect of the subject, including key birding area... read more

Birdwatching for Beginners in New Zealand: A Complete Guide
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Gordon McLauchlan continues his bestselling Short History series with an in-depth look into the history of the farming industry in New Zealand. From the early migrant farmers and regional produce trading, to the revolution of refrigeration - opening... read more

A Short History of Farming in New Zealand


 NZ Natural History

Awards:Shortlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018

A new softback edition of this modern classic of our most renowned tree, the tōtara. A wonder of evolution, the big tree of the forest, the wood behind Māori carving and Pākehā fence posts: the ‘mighty tōtara’ is New Zealand’s tree and this book tel... read more

Totara : A Natural and Cultural History

New Zealand has a diverse range of bird species and is especially important for pelagics. Thirteen of the world's 18 penguin species have been recorded in the New Zealand region (including the Ross Dependency). Nine of these species breed here. ... read more

The 50 Best Birdwatching Sites in New Zealand

Whether you're 5 years old or 65, it's never too late to get to know the feathered friends in your backyard, and learning their songs will open your eyes to a whole new world. Therefore this beautifully illustrated sound guide is the perfec... read more

A First Book Of New Zealand Backyard Bird Songs

From the barely visible wings of the flightless kiwi to the immense wingspan of the wandering albatross, New Zealand's fragile islandecosystem is home to a diverse array of spectacular birds.Delve into the fascinating world of our feathered friends with auth... read more

New Zealand Birds In Pictures


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Bright colourful backgrounds and realistic illustrations make this board book a perfect introduction to the natural world of New Zealand plants for young children. Including trees, shrubs, climbers, grasses, flaxes and ferns, children will recognise flowers and foliage found in th... read more

NZ Plants


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Reading Level:near fine

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 k... read more

Historic Sheep Stations of New Zealand


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Reading Level:very good

The Awatere is the Marlborough river and valley south of Blenheim. It runs from Molesworth Station in the high country all the way to the sea below the township of Seddon, overlooked by Mt Tapuae-o-Uenuku, the highest peak in the Inland Kaikoura R... read more

Awatere: Portrait of a Marlborough Valley
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If New Zealand has everything imaginable within a day¿s drive, then Great Barrier Island has pretty much everything within an hour. Rugged basalt bays on the west side, a mountainous interior and white-sand beaches on the east coast, serene one ... read more

Aotea Great Barrier - Land and People

Listening to birdsong provides a huge amount of pleasure to people all around the world, but which species are the most melodious and produce the best songs?   Hannu J nnes has created this beautifully illustrated and very... read more

World's Best Birdsongs: The Songs and Calls of 80 Iconic Species