Category: NZ Natural History
Featuring 80 of New Zealand's best-known bird species, this book provides key facts on appearance, call, behaviour and nesting details that allow the layperson to identify common species.
Category: World Natural History
Does the Big Bang prove the existence of God? What's the Universe expanding into? Is Earth the only planet which supports life? Why did the greatest astronomer in history murder his pet moose? Space is the biggest, oldest, hottest, coldest, strangest thing a human can study. It's no surprise then, that ...Show more
Category: Botany | Reading Level: Near Fine
The fascinating story of Northland's Oswald Blumhardt and his legendary Koromiko Nursery.Os had a lifelong interest in plants, in collecting, propagating and hybridising. To this end, he travelled extensively through Borneo, Thailand, Vietnam, New Guinea and Fiji camping in the lush high mountains and c ...Show more
Hampton Court Palace has the finest Baroque park and garden layout in Britain. Set within 2,000 acres of parkland and bounded on its south and east sides by the River Thames, the historic landscape possesses a rich overlay of garden improvements from the early sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries. Th ...Show more