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A fully illustrated field guide for Aucklanders and visitors to take with them out among the 53 volcanoes that shape this city from Rangitoto to One Tree Hill, Lake Pupuke to Ōrākei Basin.
Identify urban plants common to Auckland.
For hundreds of years, rival Māori tribes fought to possess the Auckland region. So it became known as Tāmaki-makau-rau, "Tāmaki of a hundred lovers" - a much sought after place.
Bob Harvey takes us on a personal odyssey to places he knows and loves. It is the story of the west coast between the Manukau and Kaipara harbours where sea collides with land and rainforest cloaks the hills.
This lively history tells the story of the North Shore's development from Māori and early contact times up to local body amalgamation and the formation of the first 'North Shore City' in 1989.
For decades teachers, biologists, geographers and interested members of the public have asked for an up-to-date account of how Northland, Auckland and the Coromandel Peninsula and their landforms were formed.
An illustrated guide to 30 notable trees of Auckland with photographs and maps pinpointing the location of each tree. Each tree is described in brief detail as to its history and origins.
In 1964 trailblazing author Shirley Maddock and photographer Don Whyte made an extraordinary voyage around the Hauraki Gulf, documenting its people and places.
Wild Auckland details over 100 places of exceptional beauty and fascinating natural history which can be found in suburban streets and along country roads.
The isthmus between two harbours on which modern Auckland now stands and which Maori called Tāmaki-makau-rau was a population void when Hobson bought it in 1840. But it was reputed in former times to be the most densely populated region in Aotearoa.
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