Wanaka: Lake, Mountain, Adventure
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... read full description below.
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||13 December 2018 by Otago University Press
||By Peat, Neville
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||Walking - Guidebooks - New Zealand - Wanaka, Trails - Guidebooks - New Zealand - Wanaka, Natural history - New Zealand - Wanaka, WanakaNZ - History, Wanaka NZ - Guidebooks
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Neville Peat describes 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. The book covers the history of the Wanaka area and its progress into a contemporary centre renowned for an exciting range of outdoor activities and regular events, including the internationally recognized Warbirds Over Wanaka air show. Further material offers a guide to local walking and cycling tracks, local flora and fauna, and Mt. Aspiring National Park.
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Neville Peat, a Dunedin writer and photographer, is the author of over 30 books covering themes of geography, biography, history and the natural environment. In 2007 he was awarded New Zealand's largest literary prize, the Creative New Zealand Michael King Writers' Fellowship, for a book about the Tasman Sea. In the 2018 New Year Honours he was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to conservation.