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This is an auction for NEW ZEALAND SENSATIONS by Rex Monigatti.

The events described in this book have one thing in common - a considerable impact on New Zealand in terms of human interest. The people concerned had the limelight focused on them for weeks, sometimes for months and years, at a time. The period covered is from 1890 to 1952. Here, then, are 32 extraordinary stories from New Zealand's past:

* The Worthington Scandal

* Larnach’s Death

* The Wreck of the Ariadne

* Tanner’s Ark

*Norwegian Seamen: Victims of Injustice

* Freda Du Faur’s feats

* Palmerston ?North’s Aviation Pioneer

* The Waihi Strike

* The First Cross-Country Flights

* Troopships’ Escort Crises

* Bernard Freyberg’s Epic Swim

* Sedition Sentences

* Mystery Ship Man’s VC

* The Raetihi Bushfire

* Prohibition Almost Carried

* Christchurch Firebugs

* The Cruise of the Waterlily

* Hokonui Hunting

* Wheelbarrow Derby

* Jean Batten Flies Home

* Mrs Freer’s Fight

* The Piha Fire Case

* On a Wing and a Prayer

* West Coast Manhunt

* Sergeant Hulme’s Heroism

* Difficult Defaulters

* The Marines Invasion

* Miners Cause War Cabinet Crisis

* Tarawa Atrocity

* Furlough Men Defiant

* The Waterfront Strike

* The Gold-miner and the German War Widow

Hardback 1962.

224 pages.

Photographs throughout.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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