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A Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand by Andrew Crowe  

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A Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand by Andrew Crowe

A go-to, illustrated field guide of edible native New Zealand plants, including a section on poisonous plants. In this useful and attractive book, over 190 trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are described in detail with information on which part is edible and when, how plants have been utilised (particularly by Maori), their nutritional value, and where they can be found. In a separate section, Andrew Crowe also describes important poisonous plants that are native to New Zealand or are likely to be confused with the edible plants. Illustrated with line drawings and colour photographs, this informative book will be of interest to trampers, botanists and all who appreciate New Zealand's native flora.


Celebrating the Southern Seasons: Rituals for Aotearoa by Juliet Batten  

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Celebrating the Southern Seasons by Juliet Batten

Tandem Press, 1995; revised edition Random House, 2005. Brings together Maori, Celtic, Ancient European and Christian traditions for the eight seasonal points of the year. This book has become a classic text and is used in schools, theological colleges, by celebrants and any reader who wishes to create meaningful celebrations through the seasons of the year.


A Cup of Sunlight: discovering the sacred in everyday life by Juliet Batten  

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A Cup of Sunlight by Juliet Batten

Find guidance and practical help for discovering a sense of the sacred in the midst of daily life. ‘A Cup of Sunlight’ will open you up to creative renewal, better relationships, improved health, spiritual growth and a deeper sense of meaning. The author relates her personal quest for the sacred, as well as bringing in examples from many other people. She covers subjects as diverse as how to create sanctuary, connection with others, and ways to restore hope when catastrophe strikes.

A Cup of Sunlight won the Ashton Wylie award for the body-mind-spirit genre in 2005.


Dancing with the Seasons: inspiration and resilience through times of change by Juliet Batten  

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Dancing with the Seasons by Juliet Batten

A rich collection of practical ideas, insights, myths, rituals and other resources for anyone seeking contentment and strength in times of change, and inspiration for living with nature as a great and constant teacher. This book is a sequel to the well-known and popular title, Celebrating the Southern Seasons.

This is the quality of resilience.

How do you learn resilience? Fortunately we have a great teacher in Nature. As the ever-changing seasons unfold, Nature is alive with the beat of organic change. In Dancing with the Seasons, I guide you into a close connection with the seasonal rhythms so that you can experience what it’s like to join in the flow.

I tell stories, dip into the wisdom of many cultures, explore the physical, psychological and spiritual tasks for each season, and show you how to relinquish the old and welcome in the new. In this way you can develop resilience and learn to participate in the richness of life from an expanded perspective.


Sun, Moon and Stars: seasonal celebrations for children and families, tamariki and whānau by Juliet Batten  

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Sun, Moon and Stars by Juliet Batten

A guide to creating seasonal rituals for your young ones and growing earth connection in their lives.

The book that parents, grandparents and educators have been waiting for!

Stories to inspire
Practical steps to show you how
Conversations to delight
Would you like to help the children in your life to grow up with a deep connection to nature and the rhythms of life?

Sun, Moon, and Stars will show you how.


Māori healing remedies : Rongoā Māori by Murdoch Riley  

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Māori healing remedies by Murdoch Riley

A useful book of time-tested Māori herbal therapies. By quoting the words of many skilled practitioners of the art of herbal medicine, and by describing some of the spiritual practices and karakia associated, the book becomes a useful compendium of proven therapies, whether for arthritis, headaches, insect bites, rheumatism, skin complaints, sore throats, sprains, wounds etc. Headings for over 30 ailments. The book has beautiful photography by Phil Bendle that identifies many of the indigenous plants used by the Māori.


Māori healing and Herbal : NZ Ethnobotanical Sourcebook by Murdoch Riley  

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Māori healing and Herbal by Murdoch Riley

The first section of this book surveys Maori health and healing from the pre-contact period with Europeans to the present time. It itemises individual ailments and subjects, discussing the spiritual and herbal healing needed.
The second section contains information on some 200 plants with colour photographs of each. This book details New Zealand and world medicinal information according to the particular botanical family. Award winning book with wide appeal, also a recommended textbook for students.


A Handful of Herbs by Karina Hilterman  

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A Handful of Herbs by Karina Hilterman

"A Handful of Herbs" is more than just a herb book, it is a discovery tour of Nature’s herb garden.

New Zealand born Karina Hilterman, Medical Herbalist, gives you a treasure book of knowledge combining ancient knowledge with modern science.

Herbs have been used throughout the centuries in cooking, medicine and ancient rituals for healing and for beauty. But how many people know the true value of these amazing herbal helpers today?

Easy, enjoyable and informative reading for the nature novice, those wishing to deepen their knowledge and awareness, gardening enthusiasts, and mothers.

A fun read to discover the fascinating history of herbs and helpful home remedies to assist health.


Numerology : Discover Your Future, Life Purpose and Destiny from Your Birth Date and Name by Michelle Buchanan  

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Numerology by Michelle Buchanan

Discover what your date of birth and your name say about your life purpose, and how they can help you make informed decisions about your life.

Michelle Buchanan began studying numerology 27 years ago after her life was turned around by a reading she received. She now helps others transform their lives through the wisdom of this ancient system. In this book, she explains how numerology can provide insight into who you are, why you're here and where you're going. This book will teach you how to calculate your numbers and how they can help you to:
- Uncover your pre-chosen destiny and life purpose
- Forecast and plan your future
- Discover your strengths, challenges, life lessons and potential
- Choose a suitable career, relationship and place of residence
- Plan important life events such as a marriage, job change, house move or trip


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