New Zealand: Snowy Peaks to Ocean Deep

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Odyssey Publications, Limited, 2002 - Travel - 304 pages
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A very popular guidebook to the beautiful destination of New Zealand, with its green-and-golden land spread between snowy mountain peaks, and its winding coastline of island-studded bays and harbors. Waterfalls cascading through mossy gorges, bubbling geothermal areas, active volcanoes, magnificent stretches of sandy beach and cool fjords are among the highlights that attract travelers to the other land 'down under'. This entertaining and well-researched book provides an excellent overview of New Zealand's Maori culture, geological wonders, national parks and cities, in addition to a step-by-step tour of the country. This guide provides up-to-date, detailed information on New Zealand's many outdoor sporting activities, including diving, hiking, bird-watching and golf.

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Contents

Introduction
10
Facts for the Traveller
29
North Island
50
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Booz was born and raised in England and Europe. She received a Master's degree in Political Economy from the University of Geneva. She works for the National Geographic Book Division as a writer, researcher and editor.

Andrew Hempstead is a travel writer and photographer who has raveled widely throughout Canada from his home in Banff, Alberta. His research trip for the third edition of this book took him to every corner of Newfoundland and Labrador, and along the way he found himself drinking beer with the locals along infamous George Street in St. John's, getting up close and personal with icebergs at Twillingate, and trying barbequed moose along the Northern Peninsula.

In addition to this book, Hempstead has authored guidebooks to Alberta, British Columbia, the Canadian Rockies, and Vancouver, and has co-authored guidebooks to Atlantic Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. his writing and photography have also appeared in many national and international publications.

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