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Know Your South Island Places. Guide to Place Names and History. Murdoch Riley. 1995


This booklet contains hundreds of place names of towns, islands, rivers, etc both Maori and English

Locations and explanations are given for each and many have a short history of the area and Maori uses of some areas.
Maori names of places now known by English names

Although there are many entries not every place in the South Island is named. The book is a small size, handy to pop in your pocket when travelling


Photos incl repros of very old drawings & paintings incl: Maoris in Queen Charlotte Sound; Map of NZ c1852; weapons & implements of war 1847; Otago anchorage 1840
Also modern photos


Unpaginated (approx 144pp); b/w & coloured photos; maps; bibliography; small s/covers; excellent condition; brand new


Text Copyright 2009
Collectible Books, Napier



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