Books — New Zealand

Oatcakes to Otago: a chronicle of Dunedin's Scottish heritage
Oatcakes to Otago: a chronicle of Dunedins Scottish heritage
Donald Offwood, explains why the Scots left Scotland to establish Dunedin; covers the Battle of Culloden which led to the Highland Clearances; highlights the politics, religion, humour, courage and determination of Scots through the 5 generation story of the Crawford family who arrived on the second immigrant ship to Otago, the Philip Laing, in 1848 which ends when Gabriel Reid discovered gold in 1862
A5, soft cover, 290pp, 50 illustrations, maps, photos, sketches, paintings
ISBN 0473092417, NZ$35.00 (incl p+h in NZ) NZ$45.00 (incl p+h to Aus)
Available from
Southern Lights Books, PO Box 36-601, Christchurch, New Zealand

Over the Mountains of the Sea...
Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 1870–1885
David Hastings, based on the records of 250 voyages and 80 shipboard diaries from a range of writers showing what life was like on board the early passenger ships travelling to New Zealand describing disputes, violence, the caging of single women, passengers strikes or mutinies and protests against bad food and human behaviour.
22.5cm X 15cm, 294pp, index, illustrations, maps, photos, bibliography
ISBN 101869403754, NZ$40.00, AUD$44.95

Available from
Auckland University Press,
Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand

Quake Hawkes Bay 1931
2006 Matthew Wright, the 75th commemoration edition of the devastating event that occurred on 3 February 1931 in Hawkes Bay
214 x 240mm, 160pp, b/w photos
ISBN 0790007762, NZ$34.99


Available from
Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd
39 Rawene Road, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand
Quake Hawke's Bay 1931

Regional Research Repositories: Canterbury and Westland
Regional Research Repositories: Canterbury and Westland
2005 edited by Heather Bray, lists details of repositories, archives, libraries, museums and the holdings of NZSG Branches and Informal Groups around New Zealand (and the Chatham Islands) for researching this area
NZ$10.00 (incl p+h in NZ)

Available from
New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc
PO Box 8795, Symonds Street, Auckland 1035, New Zealand

Regional Research Repositories: Nelson and Marlborough
2005 edited by Heather Bray, lists details of repositories, archives, libraries, museums and the holdings of NZSG Branches and Informal Groups around New Zealand (and the Chatham Islands) for researching this area
NZ$7.50 (incl p+h in NZ)

Available from
New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc
PO Box 8795, Symonds Street, Auckland 1035, New Zealand
Regional Research Repositories: Nelson and Marlborough

Regional Research Repositories: Otago
Regional Research Repositories: Otago
2005 edited by Heather Bray, lists details of repositories, archives, libraries, museums and the holdings of NZSG Branches and Informal Groups around New Zealand (and the Chatham Islands) for researching this area
NZ$7.50 (incl p+h in NZ)

Available from
New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc
PO Box 8795, Symonds Street, Auckland 1035, New Zealand

Regional Research Repositories: Southland
2005 edited by Heather Bray, lists details of repositories, archives, libraries, museums and the holdings of NZSG Branches and Informal Groups around New Zealand (and the Chatham Islands) for researching this area
NZ$7.50 (incl p+h in NZ)

Available from
New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc
PO Box 8795, Symonds Street, Auckland 1035, New Zealand
Regional Research Repositories: Southland

Shifting Centres: Women and Migration in New Zealand History
Shifting Centres: Women and Migration in New Zealand History
2002 Lyndon Fraser & Katie Pickles, is a multicultural study that links the lives of very different women through their experiences of migration to and within New Zealand with subjects ranging from Maori urban migration, refugees from Nazism and recent Chinese migration
A5, soft cover, 216pp, 8 tables, references, illustrations, b/w photos
ISBN 1877276324
, NZ$39.95 (incl p+h in NZ)
Available from
University of Otago Press, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand

Sites of Gender: Women, Men & Modernity in Southern Dunedin 1890–1939
2003 edited by Barbara Brookes, Annabel Cooper and Robin Law, is the result of a 5 year study and is a major contribution to the field of social history, both in New Zealand and internationally, by presenting a unique picture of the changing social patterns of an entire nation through the microcosm of the southern suburbs of Dunedin 224 x 152mm, paperback, 448pp, appendices, bibliography, b/w photos, index, maps
ISBN 1869403053,
NZ$44.99
Available from
Auckland University Press, PB 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Sites of Gender: Women, Men & Modernity in Southern Dunedin 1890-1939

The Canoes of Kupe: A History of Martinborough District
The Canoes of Kupe: A History of Martinborough District
2002 Roberta McIntyree, a comprehensive account of the history of the Martinborough district from the beginnings of settlement by Maori to the booming present–day wine industry
240 x 170mm, paperback, 400pp, colour photos, b/w illustrations
ISBN 08647344688
, NZ$49.95 (plus postage)

Available from
Victoria University Press
PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand

The Era of Coastal Shipping in New Zealand: The Small Motor Ships
2003 Murray Jennings, lists all the 100–1,600t motor ships giving brief histories, illustrations, specifications
hard cover, 192pp, maps, 250+ photos, table of sea distances
ISBN 090887622X
, NZ$49.95 (incl p+h in NZ), NZ$56.00 (incl p+h to Aus)

Available from
Transpress New Zealand
PO Box 10-215, Wellington, New Zealand
The Era of Coastal Shipping in New Zealand: The Small Motor Ships

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