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A Traveller"s History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands

by John H. Chambers

  • 40 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Interlink Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceania,
  • New Zealand,
  • Description And Travel,
  • New Zealand - History,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • History: World,
  • Australia & Oceania - New Zealand,
  • Australia & New Zealand - General,
  • Australia & Oceania - General,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTraveller"s Histories Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8669651M
    ISBN 101566565065
    ISBN 109781566565066

    The South Island, with an area of , km2, is the largest land mass of New Zealand; it contains about one quarter of the New Zealand population and is the world's 12th-largest island. It is divided along its length by the Southern Alps, the highest peak of which is Aoraki/Mount Cook at metres, with the high Kaikoura Ranges to the.   In , New Zealand’s Education Minister, Anne Tolley, travelled to the islands to present Moriori with a new series of School Journals that told their story accurately.

    Islands in the South Pacific are plentiful, vibrant and unlike anything else you’ve ever seen. A great vacation can be had in popular destinations like Bora Bora or Fiji, but a little extra research can reveal a plethora of new opportunities and adventures throughout the islands in the South Pacific. The history of New Zealand dates back approximately years to when it was discovered and settled by Polynesians, who developed a distinct Māori other Pacific cultures, Māori society was centred on kinship links and connection with the land but, unlike them, it was adapted to a cool, temperate environment rather than a warm, tropical one.

      The Best Islands in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific By Rebecca Ascher-Walsh J This is a list of missionaries to the South Pacific islands. See also Bible translations into Oceanic languages.. Protestant. Charles Scarborough (–) from England to Gilbert Islands Samuel Marsden (–) - from England to Australia; Henry Nott (–) - from Britain to Tahiti; Thomas Kendall (–) - from England to New Zealand.


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A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands gives the curious tourist not only a modern-day portrait of New Zealand and the far-flung islands, their political systems, and economic diversity, but also looks at the early settling of this massive /5(8). If you're looking for a book about New Zealand and the South Pacific dealing with time up to the European presence, thie book is okay.

However, for more recent history, it is sadly lacking, having the flavor of wishing for the "good old days" of British Empire. This edition was published inbut reads like something written in the s/5(9).

A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Compact portrait /5. If you're looking for a book about New Zealand and the South Pacific dealing with time up to the European presence, thie book is okay.

However, for more recent history, it is sadly lacking, having the flavor of wishing for the "good old days" of British Empire/5. Chronicles the history of New Zealand and the South Pacific islands, from the formation of the islands millions of years ago to the twenty-first century, and includes coverage of cultural topics, historical maps, a chronology, a gazetteer, and other resources for visitors.

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Product Description: A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands gives the curious tourist not only a modern-day portrait of New Zealand and the far-flung islands, their political systems, and economic diversity, but also looks at the early settling of this massive area which covers about a fifth of the surface of the earth.

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Summary: This traveller's history of New Zealand and the South Pacific islands gives the curious tourist not only a modern day portrait of New Zealand and the far flung islands, their political systems and economic diversity, but also looks at the early settling of this massive area.

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About this book A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands gives the curious tourist not only a modern-day portrait of New Zealand and the far-flung islands, their political systems, and economic diversity, but also looks at the early settling of this massive area which covers about a fifth of the surface of the earth.

Explore South Island holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. South Island travel | New Zealand - Lonely Planet Lockdowns are easing globally as the planet adjusts to a new normal.

New Zealand Travel Information. At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to New Zealand. Learn about the history and culture of New Zealand, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase.

New Zealand. New Zealand (or Aotearoa – land of the long white cloud), truly is one of the most picturesque and photogenic places on earth.A small island nation of just over million people, New Zealand is made up of two major land masses (North Island and South Island) and a number of smaller islands including Stewart Island located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

A few of the highlights of cruising the South Pacific and New Zealand A popular tourist destination, the port of Aitutaki in the Cook Islands is an ideal stopover for cruise liners.

A stay on the palm-fringed island offers passengers the chance to unwind on pristine beaches. Books and further reading relating to the history of Anzac Day in the Pacific Islands of Niue and the Cook Islands. Pacific Islanders in the NZEF.

Cook Islanders, Niueans, Fijians and Gilbert Islanders all took their place in the ranks of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Few escorted tours go to the South Pacific islands except as add-ons to tours primarily of Australia and New Zealand. advertisement The costs are kept down because wholesale tour operators (known as wholesalers in the travel industry) can make volume bookings on the airlines and at the hotels.

Air New Zealand serve all major island groups of the South Pacific except the Solomon Islands, and also fly to several smaller ones. From Auckland you can go to Norfolk Island, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa, and Niue, in addition to the three countries listed above.

Pacific Islands for sale in New Zealand. Buy and sell Pacific Islands on Trade Me. Satellite sites. Trade Me; South Pacific - Lonely Planet Travel Guide $ Buy Now. Buy Now. Free shipping Lonely Planet Vanuatu & New Caledonia Book Start price. $ No Reserve. $ Buy Now. Buy Now. The South Island, also known by the Māori name Te Waipounamu, is the largest of New Zealand’s two major islands.

It has an area ofsquare kilometres (58, square miles), and is bordered by the Cook Strait to the north, the Tasman Sea to the west, and the Pacific Ocean to the southeast. Not counting the North and South Islands, our largest island is Rakiura - known to most as Stewart Island.

This southern paradise is home to our newest national park. It’s a place for hiking, bird watching and star gazing. Other islands devoted to the protection of wildlife include Kapiti north of Wellington and Tiritiri Matangi in the. Here is a short video showing you the many reasons why you should visit the South Pacific!

So many amazing destinations for you to choose .Traditional Polynesian navigation was used for thousands of years to make long voyages across thousands of miles of the open Pacific Ocean.

Navigators travelled to small inhabited islands using wayfinding techniques and knowledge passed by oral tradition from master to apprentice, often in the form of song.

Generally, each island maintained a guild of navigators who had very high status; in.