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              Shackleton's Whisky: A Spirit of Discovery: Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the Rare Malt Whisky He Left Behind
                

              Shackleton's Whisky: A Spirit of Discovery: Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the Rare Malt Whisky He Left Behind (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Peat, Neville

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              The incredible tale of Antarctica, malt whisky and an epic journey. Sir Ernest Shackleton's world fame is founded on the Endurance expedition of 1914-17, an attempt to cross the Antarctic continent that was foiled by the crushing of his ship in pack ice. The heroics that followed... ensured that Shackleton and his men would forever have a place in the annals of polar history and world exploration. But Shackleton had first come south seven years prior, leading the 1907 British Antarctic Expedition of 14 hand-picked men and targeting the South Pole from the opposite side of Antarctica. Rarely did Shackleton consume strong drink, and on his expeditions he tolerated only a 'mild spree' at times of celebration. But in 1907 25 cases u 300 bottles u of Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky whisky, three cases of which would ultimately lie forgotten beneath his hut at Cape Royds in the McMurdo Sound region for over 100 years, were loaded aboard his ship the Nimrod. The discovery of the whisky in 2007, and its subsequent reblending by the Mackinlay distillery, inspired Neville Peat to rexamine and explore Shackleton's first Antarctic expedition, the 'heroic' era of Antarctic exploration, and the craft and lore behind Scotland's finest dram.
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              ISBN 9781869799465
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Whenua Hou, A New Land: the Story Of Codfish Island
                 

              Whenua Hou, A New Land: the Story Of Codfish Island (Paperback)

              By Peat, Neville

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              "Whenua Hou Codfish Island, largest of Rakiura's satellite islands, is best known as a wildlife sanctuary, with kkp, the critically endangered parrot, centre stage. But the Foveaux Strait island has an even greater claim to fame - as the first foothold of bicultural Aotearoa New ...Zealand 200 years ago. From the early 1800s, European sealers and their Mori wives were raising families on the island, which the sealers knew as Codfish. It gained another name as a result of the mixed-race settlement: Whenua Hou, New Land"--Inside front flap.
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              ISBN 9781988514901
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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              Stewart Island: Rakiura National Park
               

              Stewart Island: Rakiura National Park (Paperback)

              By Peat, Neville

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              Stewart Island is an increasingly popular holiday destination for eco-tourism and outdoor recreation, with many bush walks and a wealth of natural features to enjoy. Neville Peat introduces the attractions of the island - what to see and do, its walks and tramps, its national par...k, wildlife, history and magnificent scenery.
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              ISBN 9781988531700
              Published NZ 3 Jul 2019
              Publisher Otago University Press
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              The Lark Trilogy: Travels in Southern New Zealand
                 

              The Lark Trilogy: Travels in Southern New Zealand (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Peat, Neville

              Three terrific books in one from one of New Zealand's leading travel, adventure and natural history writers. A quirky character called The Lark is threaded through three of Neville Peat's most highly acclaimed books: Coasting: The Sea- Lion and the Lark; High Country Lark and The... Falcon and the Lark. Whether they are set along the Otago coastline or in the high country around the head of Lake Wakatipu, these three books demonstrate Peat's wry humour, keen observational skills, and knowledge of and love for our wilder places and the creatures and people who inhabit them. They are at once affecting ruminations and deft travel writing. With Peat, the reader is in masterful hands.
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              ISBN 9781775537465
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              Published NZ 3 Oct 2014
              Publisher Penguin
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              Wanaka: Lake, Mountain, Adventure
               

              Wanaka: Lake, Mountain, Adventure (Paperback)

              By Peat, Neville

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              Featuring brand-new content on the scenic splendour of Wanaka and the myriad activities and attractions for visitors in this updated edition of a book that serves as both a guide to one of New Zealand's tourism hotspots, and as a souvenir. Completely revised and redesigned, a per...fect visitor guide.
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              ISBN 9781988531366
              Published NZ 13 Dec 2018
              Publisher Otago University Press
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              The Invading Sea: Coastal hazards and climate change in 21st-century New Zealand
               

              The Invading Sea: Coastal hazards and climate change in 21st-century New Zealand (Paperback)

              By Peat, Neville

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              Award-winning author Neville Peat investigates the multiple faces of the greatest environmental issue to face New Zealand and other Pacific nations this century.

              ISBN 9780995110717
              Published NZ 26 Aug 2018
              Publisher The Cuba Press
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              Shackleton's Whisky: A Spirit of Discovery: Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the Rare Malt Whisky He Left Behind
                  

              Shackleton's Whisky: A Spirit of Discovery: Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the Rare Malt Whisky He Left Behind (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Peat, Neville

              A vivid account of Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the cases of Mackinlay's single malt whisky that he left behind. The incredible tale of Antarctica, malt whisky and an epic journey. Sir Ernest Shackleton's world fame is founded on the Endurance expedition ...of 1914-17, an attempt to cross the Antarctic continent that was foiled by the crushing of his ship in pack ice. The heroics that followed ensured that Shackleton and his men would forever have a place in the annals of polar history and world exploration. But Shackleton had come south seven years prior, leading the 1907 British Antarctic Expedition and targeting the South Pole from the opposite side of Antarctica. Rarely did Shackleton consume strong drink, and on his expeditions he tolerated only a 'mild spree' at times of celebration. But in 1907 25 cases - 300 bottles - of Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky whisky, three cases of which would ultimately lie forgotten beneath his hut at Cape Royds in the McMurdo Sound region for over 100 years, were loaded aboard his ship the Nimrod. The discovery of the whisky in 2007, and its subsequent reblending by the Mackinlay distillery, inspired Neville Peat to rexamine and explore Shackleton's first Antarctic expedition, the 'heroic' era of Antarctic exploration, and the craft and lore behind Scotland's finest dram.
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              ISBN 9781869799472
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              Published NZ 5 Oct 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Hurricane Tim: The Story Of Sir Tim Wallis
                 

              Hurricane Tim: The Story Of Sir Tim Wallis (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Peat, Neville

              The gripping biography of one of New Zealand's most distinguished farmers, entreprenuers and aviation heroes. When Sir Tim Wallis's Spitfire crashed at Wanaka airfield in 1996, his accident was reported around the world. This lion-hearted Central Otago man, a legendary figure in ...the aviation, deer farming and business worlds, was suddenly fighting for his life. Sir Tim Wallis is known as the helicopter pilot and entrepreneur who pioneered New Zealand's deer industry. A multi-millionaire, he is also the man behind the successful Warbirds Over Wanaka air pageant. For decades he's had a passion for collecting, restoring and flying vintage fighter planes. Tim's adventurous life story is told here by writer Neville Peat, who shares his great love of the South: Fiordland, South Westland, Central Otago and the Southern Alps. Hurricane Tim is an absorbing account of the adventures of Tim Wallis that equally extends to faraway places where he applied his business instincts u southern Siberia, tropical Vanuatu and Canada. After Sir Tim's 1996 crash, he was given just a slim chance of survival. But survive he did. With astounding determination he has learned to speak and walk again, albeit slowly. Undoubtedly Tim inspires all who meet him; his story is equally inspiring. What drove this extraordinary character to live at the edge throughout his life? Author Neville Peat draws us into the hurricane that is Sir Tim Wallis.
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              ISBN 9781775531951
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              Published NZ 16 Dec 2013
              Publisher Penguin
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              High Country Lark: An Invitation To Paradise
                 

              High Country Lark: An Invitation To Paradise (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Peat, Neville

              An award-wining writer travels through the New Zealand high country. An unusual summons from an old, itinerant acquaintance known as the Lark piques author Neville Peat's curiosity. The invitation to meet in the mountains around Glenorchy is timely: he's keen to head into the hig...h country to investigate recent reports of sightings of the near-extinct kokako. The South Island high country has an allure all its own. New Zealand's equivalent of the Wild West, it's a rustic, spectacularly beautiful frontier, combining wild alpine beauty, beech forest and mirror-still lakes. The Head of Lake Wakatipu has attracted Maori for the dazzling local pounamu; its sublime beauty has seduced European tourists, artists, writers and farm-holders since the nineteenth century. Author Neville Peat sets off on a fascinating trail that takes him deep into the hills to explore local history, legend and land politics. He skilfully blends the characters and stories of the past those of Arawata Bill and Joseph Fenn among them with a powerful sense of place and concerns for the future. In prose as fine as snow-caps reflected in lake water, Peat brings us an extraordinary region u from the laconic humour of the locals, to the last chance we might have to halt the demise of several threatened native species. High Country Lark is the third in Peat's acclaimed 'Lark' series.
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              ISBN 9781775535386
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              Published NZ 16 Dec 2013
              Publisher Penguin
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              Series The Lark
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              Wild Dunedin: The natural history of New Zealand's wildlife capital
               

              Wild Dunedin: The natural history of New Zealand's wildlife capital (Paperback, 3rd edition)

              By Peat, Neville; Patrick, Brian

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              Dunedin city and its environs are home to an amazing range of habitats and landscapes, of plants, animals, birds, insects and geological features. From the ocean, with its albatrosses and penguins, to the high alpine zone of inland ranges, this book introduces a magnificent natur...al environment.
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              ISBN 9781988531717
              Published NZ 19 Jul 2019
              Publisher Otago University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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