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Land Use Capability Classification of the Marlborough Region

ISBN: 9780478045413

Author: I Lynn    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

Landcare Research Science Series No. 12



This report is one of a series documenting the New Zealand Land Resource Inventory (NZLRI); a p...


Landcare Research Science Series No. 12



This report is one of a series documenting the New Zealand Land Resource Inventory (NZLRI); a physical resource inventory for land management and land-use planning. It describes the Land Use Capability (LUC) for the second-edition NZLRI (1:50 000 scale) for the Marlborough region.



The report provides keys to the recognition of 154 LUC units established for the region, and includes a detailed description of each LUC unit, outlining its physiography, rock types, soils, erosion status and potential, vegetation, agricultural and forestry productivity, and present and potential land use.


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Pages: 222


Publication Date: 10-02-2014


$30.00
Fauna of New Zealand 33 : Moranilini

ISBN: 9780478045383

Author: J Berry    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world. On-line extracts of ...


The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world. On-line extracts of this edition are available.


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Pages: 82


Publication Date: 10-02-2014


$29.95
Ecosanctuaries

ISBN: 9781877578564

Author: Diane Campbell-Hunt    Publisher: Otago University Press

Over the past 10 years many communities around the country have launched ambitious projects to bring New Zealand’s native ecologies back to the mainland. By b...


Over the past 10 years many communities around the country have launched ambitious projects to bring New Zealand’s native ecologies back to the mainland. By building predatorproof fences around big areas of land the aim is to protect native flora and fauna from introduced predators such as possums, mice, rats and stoats.

These projects have faced a difficult balancing act as they try to build and sustain the social and economic support needed.

Diane Campbell-Hunt was two years into a study of the long-term sustainability of these ventures when she was tragically killed in a tramping accident in 2008. Her work had assembled the experience of a wide range of people involved with these projects – volunteers, DOC staff, trustees, iwi, employees, community leaders and project champions.

After Diane’s death, her husband Colin took up the challenge to write up her research, and Ecosanctuaries is the result.


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Pages: 292


Dimensions: 150 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 15-10-2013


$40.00
Ecosystem Services in New Zealand

ISBN: 9780478347364

Author: John Dymond Ed.    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

Management of New Zealand's environment needs to be based on sound knowledge.
Natural resource managers and policy makers now have at their fingertips the...


Management of New Zealand's environment needs to be based on sound knowledge.
Natural resource managers and policy makers now have at their fingertips the first comprehensive assessment of the state of ecosystem services - the benefits people obtain from nature - in this country.
More than 100 of New Zealand's leading scientists and academics have penned the 36 chapter for the new 540-page book.
Ecosystem services are categorised as 'provisioning', such as food, timber and freshwater; 'regulating', such as air quality, climate and pest regulation; 'cultural' such as recreation and sense of belonging; and 'supporting', such as soil quality and natural habitat resistance to weeds.
Editor John Dymond says the book was produced to improve understanding of the functioning of New Zealand's ecosystems.
Watch a video about the book here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wh8yiLAZULE&list=UUM2UxABcyNTxMiIQNXgvNMg&feature=c4-overview


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Pages: 540


Dimensions: 210 x 297 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2014


$120.00
Fauna of New Zealand 32 : Sphecidae

ISBN: 9780478045345

Author: A Harris    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world


The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world


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Pages: 112


Publication Date: 20-12-2013


$33.50
Fauna of New Zealand : Terrestrial Talitridae

ISBN: 9780478045338

Author: K Duncan    Publisher: Manaaki Whenua Press

The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world


The Fauna of New Zealand series has been widely acclaimed for its role in presenting New Zealand's unique invertebrate fauna to the world


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Pages: 128


Publication Date: 20-12-2013


$36.00
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