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There she blows : sealing & whaling days in New Zealand

Author: Sarah Ell
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Bush Press, 1995.
Series: Bush Press heritage of New Zealand.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of some of the first European settlers in New Zealand, the sealers and whalers, of their way of life, methods, industry, and equipment, plus touches on the whale-sighting industry of today.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Ell
ISBN: 9780908608249 0908608241
OCLC Number: 36028735
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: South Seas Fishery --
Maori and seals and whales --
Seal types --
First European sealers --
Killing the seals --
Sealing life --
Castaways --
Sealing in decline, seals today --
The geat whales --
Whaling methods --
Whale products --
Ocean whaling --
Maori & European whaling --
Trading with whalers --
Whale ships and whaleboats --
There she blows --
Cutting in, trying out --
Shore whaling --
Shore whalers --
Jacky guard --
Dicky Barrett --
Johnny Jones, Thomas Evans --
Decline of whaling --
Twentieth-century whaling --
Relics of the whaling days --
Whales today --
Strandings and sightings --
Seeing whales and dolphins.
Series Title: Bush Press heritage of New Zealand.
Responsibility: Sarah Ell.

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Tells the story of some of the first European settlers in New Zealand, the sealers and whalers, of their way of life, methods, industry, and equipment, plus touches on the whale-sighting industry of today.

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