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Roads and railways, 1860-1900

Author: Kevin Boon
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Waiatarua Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Follows the development of New Zealand's infrastructure looking at the first roads and railways built in New Zealand, and the progress of public works schemes as the demand for better access and linkage throughout the country increased. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Boon
ISBN: 1869632036 9781869632038
OCLC Number: 156526344
Awards: Elsie Locke Award, 2006
Description: 36 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Development of roads --
Great roads --
Quest for gold in the south --
Coach services --
Postal service --
Public works programmes --
Development of railways --
North Island main trunk line --
Bridges and tunnels.
Responsibility: by Kevin Boon.

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Follows the development of New Zealand's infrastructure looking at the first roads and railways built in New Zealand, and the progress of public works schemes as the demand for better access and linkage throughout the country increased. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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