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French footprints on New Zealand soil.

Publisher: Wellington [NZ] : French Embassy to New Zealand, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A collection of 29 articles. "This book will take you on a journey spanning more than two centuries, from De Surville to Saint-Andre, from the first explorers, whalers and sealers, to the Marist Missionaries, Hawke's Bay vineyards and rugby fields"--Foreword.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780473160937 0473160935
OCLC Number: 551677749
Notes: Includes glossary: French personalities (p. 91-96), list of illustrations - credits (p. 97-99).
Description: 100 pages : illustrations, map
Contents: Stories behind the names --
Encounters between French and Māori --
On a mission --
Brothers in vines --
Akaroa, the village of the French --
Wrecked in New Zealand waters --
Passion and inspiration --
Legendary rugby tales --
French personalities. Dumont D'Urville --
Marion Dufresne --
Surville --
Chatham Islands --
Bishop Pompallier --
Suzanne Aubert at Jerusalem --
Father Euloge Reignier --
Marist Mission Hawkes Bay --
Jean Desire Feraud of Clyde --
Daniel Le Brun --
Akaroa --
Whaling on Banks Peninsula --
Colonisation of Akaroa --
Jean-Francois de la Perouse --
Story of the L'Aclmene (Ship) --
Baylys Beach (Northland) --
Francois Edouard Raynal --
Story of the Grafton (Ship) --
Auckland Islands --
Capitaine Bougainville (Ship) --
Gaugins visit to Auckland --
Randell Cottage for French writers. The stories behind the names --
Encounters between French and Māori --
On a mission --
Brothers in vines --
Akaroa, the village of the French --
Wrecked in New Zealand waters --
Passion and inspiration --
Legendary rugby tales.

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A collection of 29 articles. "This book will take you on a journey spanning more than two centuries, from De Surville to Saint-Andre, from the first explorers, whalers and sealers, to the Marist Missionaries, Hawke's Bay vineyards and rugby fields"--Foreword.

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