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Historic Treasures of The South

With an impressive total of 31 historical books, popular author Dr John Hall-Jones is in an unique position to write this book on Historic Treasures of the South. Hall-Jones writes of the arrivals of the early Maori and later the Europeans, the navigators, sealers and whalers, in the southern part of New Zealand. 

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ISBN 978-0-908629-72-5

He takes us to the places where they first made landfall and shows us the visible evidence that survives there today.

• Dusky Sound – the remains of Cook’s observatory of 1793. Also the relics of the first two European houses in NZ, the first shipbuilding and the first shipwreck. • Spit Island, Preservation Inlet – the site of two Maori battles in the 1780s. • Cuttle Cove – site of the first whaling station in New Zealand. • Codfish Island – first European settlement in southern New Zealand and now a sanctuary for the very rare kakapo. 

John Hall Jones

Soft Cover 210x220mm

128 Pages

ISBN 978-0-908629-72-5

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