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Author: Graeme Kennedy
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 Reference

Awards:Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Reference & Anthology Category 2005.

Winner of the Reference Award in the 2005 Montana New Zealand Book Awards The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary is the first large-scale English dictionary especially prepared for New Zealand users. It has been compiled at the New Zealand Dictionary Centre in Wellington, and reflects both the New Zealand Dictionary CentreÃ... read more

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In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on whist, the most popular card game of his day.
More than 250 years later, Hoyle is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of games, from bridge to backgammon, Scrabble "RM" to blackjack. This handy reference guide has now been updated and expanded and i... read more

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This is the indispensable compendium of popular misconceptions, misunderstandings and common mistakes culled from the hit BBC show, "QI". The noticeably stouter "QI Book of General Ignorance" sets out to show you that a lot of what you think you know is wrong. If, like Alan Davies, you still think the Henry VIII had six wives... read more

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This is an epic visual guide to the great engineers who have built our world. Full of great tales of achievement and ingenuity, "Engineers" celebrates 80 of the greatest engineers that ever lived and the stamp they have left on the world. Learn all about how their projects have changed the course of history and added to human... read more

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Essential reference for New Zealand enthusiasts Educational A3 poster showing the stars, clusters and galaxies of the southern skies in an easy-to-use format. Depicts the night sky in autumn, as seen from 37° South (New Zealand and southern Australia, South Africa and South America) and can be used as a basis for navigati... read more

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When you look up at the stars in the night sky it can be easy to think of them as lights glowing on a large dark ceiling. Can you identify the brightest stars and planets? Do you know which constellations are visible right now, and what their stories are? New Zealand's Night Sky by the Stardome Observatory and Planetarium g... read more

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From Polynesian Mythology to the Yates' Garden Guide, from Allen Curnow to Alice Tawhai, from Wiremu Te Rangikaheke's letters to Katherine Mansfield's notebooks, Maori and Pakeha New Zealanders have struggled for two and a half centuries to work the English language into some sort of truth about this place. The Auckland Unive... read more

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A visual guide to how the world really works, through stunning infographics and data visualisations, thoroughly revised, recalculated and reimagined for this new edition. We are overwhelmed by information - from our phones, our televisions, our computers, our newspapers. This new edition of Information is Beautiful has been r... read more

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Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics including world and continental ranking tables. TOP OF THE RANGE ATLAS The flagship title in the Collins World a... read more

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What makes The Chambers Crossword Dictionary different?
The ultimate resource for all crossword lovers Chambers Crossword Dictionary is an essential resource for crosswords of all kinds. Comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use, this major new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of crossword exper... read more

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"Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth". (Erma Bombeck). Women are never at a loss to express themselves, and smart women will have something to say for every occasion. "Wise Women" is a hilarious, ribald and revealing collection of observations and inspirational quotations reflecting the wit and intellig... read more

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This new edition of the Times Compact World Atlas, in a convenient, portable format, has been fully revised to bring all the maps and geographical information completely up-to-date to give an accurate picture of today's world. As with all the atlases in the Times range, it offers great authority, outstanding quality and atten... read more

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Have the world at your fingertips with this quick reference world atlas. From the barren desserts of the Sahara to the frosty Rocky Mountains, and with 97 full-colour maps using the latest digital mapping, "Essential World Atlas 8th Edition" brings you the Earth in more detail than ever before. The maps encompass the politica... read more

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"Swim" is a celebration of swimming and the effect it has on our lives. It's an inquiry into why we swim--the lure, the hold, the timeless magic of being in the water. It's a look at how swimming has changed over the millennia, how this ancient activity is becoming more social than solitary today. It's about our relationship ... read more

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A fully revised and updated twelfth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas range. This beautifully designed atlas has all the information you need, whether planning a trip, keeping in touch with world news, solving quizzes and crosswords or just exploring the world from your armchai... read more

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Inside this little book Raymond Keene (OBE), Britain's senior Chess Grandmaster, reveals his top tips and tactics for all day, everyday Chess success. Chess is the most popular mind sport in the world played regularly by over 600 million people. This book will teach you through the actual gameplay and tactics employed by worl... read more

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Ten Thousand Birds provides a thoroughly engaging and authoritative history of modern ornithology, tracing how the study of birds has been shaped by a succession of visionary and often-controversial personalities, and by the unique social and scientific contexts in which these extraordinary individuals worked. This beautifull... read more

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Major new edition of this popular pocket-sized atlas fully updated and improved. Revised mapping, updated statistics and the latest interesting facts about the world all included in this atlas. This new edition of the popular Mini World Atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent global changes. Designed in... read more

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