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The Colonies

Author: Kevin Boon
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Waiatarua Pub., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Looks at what life was like for the European settlers on board an emigrant ship travelling from Britain to New Zealand and considers the social conditions they faced when they arrived. Discusses the colonization of New Zealand focusing on the settlements of Wellington, Auckland, New Plymouth, Nelson, Otago and Canterbury. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Boon
ISBN: 1869630521 9781869630522 1869630572 9781869630577
OCLC Number: 154804934
Awards: Elsie Locke Award, 2006
Description: 32 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Edward Gibbon Wakefield --
New Zealand Company --
Life of emigrant ships --
Wellington settlement --
Auckland --
New Plymouth --
Nelson --
Otago --
Canterbury.
Responsibility: by Kevin Boon.

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Looks at what life was like for the European settlers on board an emigrant ship travelling from Britain to New Zealand and considers the social conditions they faced when they arrived. Discusses the colonization of New Zealand focusing on the settlements of Wellington, Auckland, New Plymouth, Nelson, Otago and Canterbury. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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