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1 Change of Heart - The Ecology of Nourishing Food
Kay Baxter and Bob Corker
Spiral-bound, 286 pages, 140 x 215mm, NZ, 2008. $50

>From the cover -

This book is about re-creating 'culture', about getting back into relationship with our bodies and our environment. This book is about nourishing food, about the internal as much as the external. This is a very exciting journey... it is our journey!!!

Kay Baxter was a co-founder of the Koanga Institute and is renowned for her gardening skills and knowledge of New Zealand heritage food plants. Kay has recently turned her attention to growing 'nutrient dense' food and applying the philosophy of the Weston A. Price Foundation to New Zealand foods and culture. This book is a weave of all of these threads, and Kay's skills in the kitchen.

Bob Corker was a co-founder of the Koanga Institute, and has worked for 25 years as an Environmental Consultant and Permaculture Designer. He has used this background to outline the 'science behind the vision of this book.

2 Maioro to Manukau Heads - A Botanical Journey Through Awhitu District
Tricia Aspin

Paperback, 208 pages, 210 x 295mm, NZ, 2008. $65

>From the cover -

An illustrated account of Awhitu Ecological District, covering flowering plants, conifers, ferns and fern allies, as well as some mosses, liverworts, lichens, fungi and macroalgae - includes some geology and history, a species catalogue and noteworthy trees.

The title Tricia chose for this work not only describes the botany of the area covered but is a reflection of the moves from her childhood home to that of adulthood..... It is but a record of a segment of time captured and rendered static on paper. Much joy has been had in the observation of plants encountered along the way. They and the occasional peek at some of nature's small creatures are the milestones on that journey. For her the sojourns will continue as nature's garden is ever-changing and full of new discoveries. The more one learns the more one realises how much is still to be learned.

3 Marlborough on the Menu
Jan Bilton and Belinda Jackson
Paperback, 144 pages, 145 x 210mm, NZ, 2008. $20

>From the cover -

A celebration of fine food and fine wine, “Marlborough on the Menu” showcases the delights on offer from New Zealand's premier wine producing region.

Chef and food writer Jan Bilton and wine expert Belinda Jackson have created a choice selection of easy, appealing recipes and food and wine matches that capture the true taste of Marlborough - world-class Sauvignon Blanc, award-winning Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Methode Traditionnelle and Pinot Noir plus gourmet delights including King salmon, farmed venison, Greenshell™ mussels, specialty cheeses, oysters, wild game, scallops, stone fruit, nuts, crayfish, gourmet vinegars, saffron, salads and herbs and much more.

Savour the pleasures of a unique region - enjoy “Marlborough on the Menu”.

4 Maoriland Sawmillers - Ellis & Burnand Ltd, Sawmillers and Timber Merchants, Mangapehi
Ken Anderson
Paperback, 200 pages, 210 x 295mm, NZ, 2008. $70

List of contents -

* Formation of the company
* Te Tiroa block
* Tramways easy to build
* Owners of RT36 petition Parliament
* Timber assessor appointed
* Cheap timber rates
* Owners dissatisfied with E&B
* The Mangapeehi Tramway Order No 1
* Te Tau Waretini alias Mrs Mahuri
* Maraeroa C block
* Another Parliamentary petition
* Maraeroa Camp and mill
* Locos, jiggers and haulers
* Crawler tractors arrive
* The town sawmills
* The Horokino workings
* Plans for the future
* The end of the tramway
* New milling bush obtained
* Freehold land sold
* Capable directors and managers
* Tiroa School
* Matai Camp School
* The Holster family at Matai Camp
* Miringa Te Kakara Te Tiroa
* What remains in 2008


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