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The Story of the Hauraki Gulf: Discovery, Transformation, Restoration


By: Raewyn Peart (Author)

368 pages, colour & b/w photos, illustrations, colour maps

David Bateman Ltd

Hardback | Sep 2016 | #233083 | ISBN-13: 9781869539405
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NHBS Price: £134.00 $164/€151 approx

About this book

An environmental, social and cultural history of man's association with the Hauraki Gulf, a coastal feature of the North Island of New Zealand, tells the story of the gulf through three layers: the underlying narrative that is largely based on published sources; people's reminiscences, based on their memories of the gulf over their lifetimes. For these, the author interviewed over 60 people whose lives have intersected with the Hauraki Gulf in various ways; over 400 images, both numerous historical photographs and drawings as well as contemporary photographs and specially commissioned maps.

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