Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The book has no dust jacket it may not have been issued with one. The front cover has a small bump to the right edge. The rest of the book has no faults. The pages are clean and bright.

The dimensions: 244 x 290 mm
Pages: 344
Publisher: Random House
Publication date: 2010 first edition

----------

Dreamers of the Day: A history of Auckland’s regional parks
By Graeme Murdoch

From Te Arai and Pakiri in the north, the Waitakere Ranges in the west, Mahurangi in the east to the Hunuas in the south - the Auckland regional parks network spreads across the region.

The network was first envisaged by visionary planners and regional politicians who were aware that the nearest national parks lay some 400 kilometres from Auckland. They were anxious to provide outdoor areas for the city's rapidly growing population, and also to protect the region's outstanding coastal landscapes from suburban sprawl.

This beautifully illustrated book is the story of the origin and evolution of the network and celebrates the value and history of these glorious public spaces. A legacy project from the Auckland Regional Council, it is rich with the personal and public stories associated with these parks. They are unique places to be enjoyed, respected and conserved. The book's stunning images, both historical and contemporary, bring them to life.

Graeme Murdoch currently works as a historic heritage consultant, having previously worked as Historian and then Director of Heritage at the Auckland Regional Council from 1988 to 2006.

----------

Check out my other listings for great titles and combine on shipping, thanks.

Australian bidders: Please ask for a postage quote before biding, & payment to a NZ Bank account or by Credit Card only please.

Buyer to pay shipping: $4.60 (2 or more books: North Island $8.50, South Island $13.20), within NZ
Sorry no pickups or drop offs. Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • NZ Post - Standard Post$4.60
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Hibiscus Coast, Auckland, NZ

Payment options

  • NZ bank deposit
  • Cheque