Wetlands of New Zealand
A Bittersweet Story
Wetlands of New Zealand by Janet Hunt
Book DescriptionWetlands are the unheralded gems of the New Zealand landscape. Seriously endangered and taken for granted by New Zealanders, they are often stunning environments and harbour all manner of beautiful and rare flora and fauna. This beautiful, environmentally important book describes what wetlands do, what we find in wetlands - plants, aquatic life, birds and animals - and it also looks at the conservation and restoration of wetlands. Examining the different kinds of wetlands - peatlands, wetlands for waders, coastal wtlands, urban wetlands, upland and geothermal wetlands and rivers - it also focuses on the internationally renowned wetlands known as the Ramsar convention wetlands: Firth of Thames, Kopuatai Peat Dome, Whangamarino, Farewell Spit, Waituna Lagoon, and the Manawatu estuary. A substantial book featuring excellent natural history writing by award-winner Janet Hunt combined with excellent photography by Arno Gasteiger. **WINNER OF MONTANA MEDAL FOR NON-FICTION 2008 **SHORTLISTED FOR ROYAL SOCIETY BEST SCIENCE BOOK 2009
Buy Wetlands of New Zealand book by Janet Hunt from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781869419042
(283mm x 241mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Random House New Zealand Ltd
Publisher: Random House New Zealand Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: New Zealand
Books By Author Janet Hunt
International Development, Paperback (June 2012)
This text provides a critical interdisciplinary introduction to the theory, practice and study of development. The thoroughly revised and updated new edition takes account of the impact of the global financial crisis, the economic rise of China and India and the further ramifications of global warming.
E3 Call Home, Paperback (September 2009)
This is the story of two godwits whose flight in 2007 was tracked using transmitters. Millions of people watched their progress on the internet. Packed with wonderful photos, fascinating information about godwits and other wading birds, this is an enchanting story, a brilliant book for any child.
From Weta to Kauri, Paperback (September 2004)» View all books by Janet Hunt
From Weta to Kauri is the prefect book to put in your backpack and take into the bush when you go walking and tramping.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Wetlands of New Zealand book by Janet Hunt and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Janet Hunt
Janet Hunt is the author of A Bird in the Hand, winner of the non-fiction category and Book of the Year award at the 2004 NZ Post Children's and Young Adults Book Awards and From Weta to Kauri, shortlisted for the same awards in 2005.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.