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Banks Peninsula Cradle of Canterbury.

Banks Peninsula Cradle of Canterbury.

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Gordon Ogilvie.

A lively, people centred history of the peninsula starting with the several waves of Maori occupation, the Ngai Tahu civil war and the raids of Te Rauparaha. Also covers European occupation in detail from the early whalers, the bush fellers and ship builders, then cattle and dairy farming and the world famous cocksfoot industry. Also a history of the wide variety of people in peninsula history. Black and white photographs throughout. A Canterbury history classic from a well respected local historian. A large heavy book.

GP Publications, Wellington, 1994.

ISBN 9781869561130

Hardback with dust jacket. 283 pages.

SECONDHAND. Fine condition. 

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