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 NZ

Almost 250 years after James Cook first sighted Aotearoa in October 1769, world-wide interest in all aspects of his exploration of the Pacific endures. In this handsome book, widely respected Pacific scholar Janet Davidson details the collection of Maori, Pacific and Native Ameri... read more

The Cook Voyage Encounters

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 Architecture/Design

A rich visual history of Architectural Digest, published for the magazine's 100th anniversary Architectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and c... read more

Architectural Digest At 100 - A Century of Style

The remarkable life of Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen's Coronation - and is a character in THE CROWN this spring. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown ... read more

Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

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 Cookery

Create chef-quality food without spending hours in the kitchen.
With unlimited access to recipes, why does anyone need another cookbook? Because not all recipes are born equal. Not all of them have been created by a global superstar chef who has built his rep... read more

Gordon Ramsay Quick and Delicious

In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed and bestselling memoir Home, the enchanting Julie Andrews picks up her story with her arrival in Hollywood, sharing the career highlights, personal experiences and reflections behind her astonishing career,... read more

Home Work - A Memoir of My Years in Hollywood

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. Of petrels, 37 o... read more

The 50 Best Birdwatching Sites in New Zealand

Geoff Spearpoint is a legend among New Zealand¿s tramping and mountaineering community. For over 50 years he has been undertaking many long, adventurous trips in the Southern Alps every year, decade after decade. These trips, usually a mix of ... read more

The Great Unknown - Mountain Journeys in the Southern Alps

Home can and should be a source of wellbeing, a place that connects us to our whanau, community, land, culture and history. Pre-nineteenth-century Maori society was complex: rich tribal economies were built and flourished, and there was a focus on valuing t... read more

Rebuilding the Kainga - Lessons from Te Ao Hurihuri

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 NZ

New Zealand has un unparalleled selection of superb day walks, ranging from the easiest short strolls to more strenuous full-day tramps. These encompass all of New Zealand¿s landscape diversity, from, Cape Reinga to Stewart Island. Day Walks in New Zealand is a guide to the best of... read more

Day Walks in New Zealand

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 Science

Could an incoming asteroid cause human beings to go the way of the dinosaurs? Will artificial intelligence make the world a better place-or make human beings obsolescent? Could a massive volcanic supereruption thrust the planet into a killer Ice Age? What would happen the day after a nucl... read more

End Times

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 Nature/Eco

Series:The\Big Idea Ser.

An insightful look atthe arguments forand against universaladoption of a vegandiet and lifestyle.
As concern grows over the environmental costs and ethical implications of intensive factory farming, an increasing number of people are embrac... read more

Should We All Be Vegan? - A Primer for the 21st Century

'This beautiful, simple book suggests tiny changes we can make to improve all areas of life, from friendships to a cluttered flat. Unlike a lot of self-improvement guides . . . reading it made me feel calmer and at... read more

Kaizen: The Japanese Method for Transforming Habits, One Small Step at a Time