New Zealand

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Bookwright Press, Sep 1, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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An introduction to the geography, history, culture, and people of this island country in the Southwest Pacific Ocean.

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Contents

Introducing New Zealand
4
Land and climate
6
Wildlife
8
History
10
The people today
14
Cities
16
Familylife
18
Education
22
Culture and the arts
32
Farming and fishing
34
Industry
38
Transportation
40
Government
42
Facing the future
44
Glossary
46
Bookstoread
47

Shopping and food
24
Sports and leisure
26
Religion festivals holidays
30
Index
48
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About the author (1988)

Children's writer Ronda Armitage was born in Kaikoura, New Zealand, on March 11, 1943. She was educated at Hamilton Teacher's College, the University of Auckland, and Massey University. She worked as a teacher and librarian. Her first novel The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch (1977) won the Esther Glen Award from the Library and Information Association of New Zealand.

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