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By Dougherty, Ian
A pictorial essay that covers Southland and Stewart Island.
By Devaliant, Judith
The story of this formidable pioneering woman is one of courage and determination in the struggle for women to be accepted into public life. Yates became the first woman mayor, over sixty years ahead of any other woman to attain office in New Zealand.
Since the publication of the original title on Arawata Bill, much new material relating to his life has been discovered by the author. A number of photographs of Arawata and his back country have also surfaced to add interest to this extraordinary life of an ordinary man .
This is the story of a pioneering folk hero, `Arawata Bill' - William James O'Leary. It is a colourful tale of adventure, discovery and survival in the remotest areas of New Zealand's Southern Alps. In this biography, Ian Dougherty has separated the man from the myth, with a warm...ly human portrait of an ordinary man who lived an extraordinary lifeRead more
By Leov-Lealand, Christine
Barry Brickell, one of New Zealand's best known potters, lives in Coromandel. As well as potting, Brickell has built and runs a bush railway at Driving Creek. He is known as a person with enormous energy, who gets inspiration from the "land, light and people" of his country. This... is the story of his life and work.Read more
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