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Driving In New Zealand
  

Driving In New Zealand

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Tongan, Samoan and Tuvaluan translations of this document are available at www.nzta.govt.nz." "January 2015, 14-232"--Back cover. Text in English, with Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai and Arabic language t ...

ISBN 9780478419986
Published 1 January 2015
Interest Age All ages
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Around the World in a Napier: The Story of Two Motoring Pioneers
 

Around the World in a Napier: The Story of Two Motoring Pioneers (Paperback)

By Jepson, Andrew M.

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From Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days, the ambition to make round-the-world trips was born. The first man to do this in a motor car was Charles Glidden. Along with Charles Thomas, a Sussex engineer, the millionaire took a Napier car twice around the world to visit pl ...

ISBN 9780752497730
Published 1 October 2013 by Woodslane Pty Ltd
Interest Age All ages
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Nga Waka O Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes
 

Nga Waka O Nehera: The First Voyaging Canoes (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Enhanced)

By Evans, Jeff

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This is the essential reference work to the traditions of Maori canoes that voyaged to New Zealand - including lists of the waka, names of crew members and vessels, karakia and waiata, and maps. A must for lovers of history, students of Maori and nautical enthusiasts.

ISBN 9780947506056
Published 15 November 2009 by Oratia Media
Interest Age All ages
Language (Maori)
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Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Heyerdahl, Archaeologist Thor; Foreword by Callahan, Steven

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Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? ...Reply at once. That is how six brave and inquisitive men came to seek a dangerous path to test a scientific theory. On a primitive raft made of fort ...

ISBN 9781629146744
Published 7 October 2014 by Skyhorse Publishing
Interest Age All ages
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Absolute Altitude: A Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Sky

Absolute Altitude: A Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Sky (Paperback)

By Buckley, Martin

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Weaving a bird's-eye view of aviation's peculiar history into a narrative, this book offers intimate insights into the passion and perils of the pilot's seat.

ISBN 9781784700645
Published 15 December 2015 by Vintage
Interest Age All ages
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The Wreck of the Batavia and Prosper

The Wreck of the Batavia and Prosper (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Leys, Simon

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In 1629, the ship Batavia, pride of the Dutch East India Company, was wrecked on the edge of a coral archipelago, some 50 miles from the western coast of the Australian continent. The author tells of how the survivors became victims of a visionary psychopath, who organised a meth ...

ISBN 9781863951500
Published 1 November 2005 by Black Inc
Interest Age All ages
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A Reptile on my Tractor: The Rampant Robot and other stories

A Reptile on my Tractor: The Rampant Robot and other stories (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Quick, Graeme R.

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This book has fifty episodes related to tractors and farm machines. Amusing illustrations accompany the stories.

ISBN 9781925078183
Published 1 September 2014
Interest Age All ages
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Joyita: Solving the Mystery
 

Joyita: Solving the Mystery (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Wright, David G.

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At 5am on 3 October 1955 the Joyita with 25 people on board slipped out of the harbour at Apia, Samoa, on a routine trip to Fakaofo in the Tokelau Islands. She never arrived. This work analyzes the events before, during and after the last voyage of the Joyita .

ISBN 9781869402709
Published 1 April 2002 by Auckland University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Ships, Clocks, and Stars: The Quest for Longitude
 

Ships, Clocks, and Stars: The Quest for Longitude (Hardback)

By Dunn, Richard; Higgitt, Rebekah

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A tale of eighteenth-century invention and competition, commerce and conflict, this is a lively, illustrated, and accurate chronicle of the search to solve the longitude problem, the question of how to determine a ship's position at sea--and one that changed the history of mankin ...

ISBN 9780062353566
Published 4 November 2014 by Harper Design
Interest Age All ages
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Amelia Earhart's Shoes: Is the Mystery Solved?

Amelia Earhart's Shoes: Is the Mystery Solved? (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Updated)

By Burns, Karen Ramey; Jacobson, Randall; King, Thomas F.; Spading, Kenton

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Can modern science tell us what happened to Amelia Earhart? The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) has spent years searching for the lost pilot. This book offers tantalizing evidence that the First Lady of the Air and her navigator landed on an uninhabite ...

ISBN 9780759101319
Published 20 November 2004 by AltaMira Press,U.S.
Interest Age All ages
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