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The New Zealand goldrushes, 1860-1870

Author: Basil Carryer
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Berkley Pub., 1994.
Series: Berkley timeslices series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Follows the New Zealand goldrushes, looking at the different goldfields which were discovered, life on the goldfields, and methods of extracting gold. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Basil Carryer
ISBN: 0909030065 9780909030063
OCLC Number: 154169829
Notes: "Present ... our ... past ... in a form suitable for younger readers"--Back cover.
On cover: New Zealand/Aotearoa in the past.
Includes index.
Available from Educational Distributors, 1/153 Hepburn Road, Glendene 1207, Auckland, N.Z.
Description: 28 pages : illustrations, map, portrait ; 25 cm.
Contents: The discovery of gold --
Otago goldrush --
Dunstan goldrush --
Nelson and West Coast goldrushes --
The Coromandel and Thames goldrushes --
The dangers of travel --
Coach travel --
Life on the goldfields --
Shops and shelters --
Spending money on the goldfields --
Dress on the goldfields --
The arrival of the Chinese miners --
Panning and cradling --
Mining for reef gold --
After the goldrushes.
Series Title: Berkley timeslices series.
Responsibility: by Basil Carryer.

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Follows the New Zealand goldrushes, looking at the different goldfields which were discovered, life on the goldfields, and methods of extracting gold. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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