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This Bugs of Aotearoa poster celebrates some of the quirky and colourful insects and spiders found in Aotearoa and includes all the candidates for Bug of the Year 2023. Most of the insects are endemic to Aotearoa (only found here), and some – like the Canterbury knobbled weevil and the Robust grasshopper – are endangered species. All posters are carefully shipped in a poster box. 25 NZD
Kiwi Conservation Club | Hakuturi Toa have got the perfect Christmas gift! Special membership packs include an annual membership (with access to our KCC adventures happening all over NZ, 4x issues of Wild Things magazine over the year straight to your mailbox, and a Digital Welcome Pack), as well as some bonus KCC goodies.
Back by popular demand for a limited time only! Buying a tee helps grow more seaweed and the tees double up as a handy seaweed identification guide. So you can impress all your friends during your next beach trip! Order your T-shirt, hoodie or tote bag by the 27th of November, and help get our young seaweeds out into the ocean!
Te toto o te tangata he kai, te oranga o te tangata, he whenua, he oneone Whole food provides the blood in our veins, our wellbeing is drawn from the land and soils Mana Whenua is a 55-page publication documenting an art and mātauranga exchange undertaken by a cross section of Māori artists working with whenua in their art practices. Published by Sarah Hudson, September 2020
This ground-breaking book argues for the restoration of ‘neighbourhood nature’ – places that all NZers can freely access, irrespective of socioeconomic or other factors. Richly illustrated throughout, this book tells the stories of a wide range of NZers, who have experienced the wellbeing benefits gained through connection with nature. Drawing on the latest scientific research and through these personal stories, Knight challenges us to contemplate a more nature-rich future.
Ever since we discovered their existence in 1856, Neanderthals have captured our imagination. While we find it easy to accept that the world is home to different kinds of bears, foxes and dolphins, we are startled by the idea of other species of humans. Just by being, Neanderthals challenge some of our most cherished ideals and delusions. In 1856, it seemed that Neanderthals belonged safely to the past...New technologies might soon make it possible to resurrect the Neanderthals...
The great news is: you’re spoiled for choice this year. The sheer number of high quality products being made or produced by Māori and Pasifika creators in Aotearoa means it’s easy to buy beautiful and local for friends and whānau this Christmas (and beyond). The bad news is, there are so many we couldn’t possibly fit them all in here.
The little Hoi Hoi... the Yellow Eyed Penguin: In celebrating the 2019 Bird of The Year - and shining a light on their plight! - we're offering $10 off this design until the end of the month. We have so much to thank charities such as Forest and Bird (and The Wildlife Hospital - Dunedin, to which this design donates!) for all their work in supporting these wee guys. Fair trade, organic cotton t-shirts, screen-printed by hand with artwork from a range of hand-picked national...
Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World offers a vivid account of early European experience in these islands, through material evidence offered by the archaeological record. As European exploration in the 1770s gave way to sealing, whaling and timber-felling, Pākehā visitors first became sojourners in small, remote camps, then settlers scattered around the coast. Over time, mission stations were established, alongside farms, businesses and industries, and eventually towns and government centres.