Aotearoa : The New Zealand Story

Author: Gavin Bishop

Language: English

Summary: Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud.

Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments of our history, captured by celebrated children’s book creator Gavin Bishop, from the Big Bang right through to what might happen tomorrow. Discover Maori legends, layers of meaning and lesser-known facts.

A truly special book, Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story deserves a space on every bookshelf, to be taken off and pored over, thumbed and treasured, time and again. (Booktopia)

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Do they speak English down there?: …taking a leap into New Zealand

Author: Susan C. Tunney Language: English Summary: Have you ever wanted to change your life? Sell your home? Quit your job? Pack up your family and move to the other side of the world? Well, this dream doesn’t have to remain a fantasy. Let me tell you our story about how we achieved just that when we moved to New Zealand. – Source: Link: Find it on … Continue reading Do they speak English down there?: …taking a leap into New Zealand