eBook Bateman New Zealand Encyclopedia, 6th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1869536967
  • ISBN-13: 9781869536961
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
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  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released September 2007
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Overview

This edition of the only one-volume New Zealand encyclopedia in print has been designed to present as wide a range of information as possible in a convenient compact package. Over 75,000 copies of previous editions of the encyclopedia have been sold and this 6th edition has been fully updated to keep pace with the changes in New Zealand's dynamic society.

Topics covered include: sport and recreation; agriculture and horticulture; natural history; education; archaeology and anthropology; architecture; disasters; armed services; arts; forestry; astronomy; aviation; biography; commerce and industry; law; environment; history; geography and climate; geology; medicine and health; politics and government; international relations; religion; transport; broadcasting; exploration; science.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Selective Chronology of New Zealand History.
1: Abbotsford.
2: Abeltasman National Park.
3: Aberhart, Lawrence (1949– ).
4: Aborigines Protection Society.
5: Abortion.
6: ACC.
7: Acheron, HMSV.
8: Acheson, Frank Oswald Victor (1887–1948).
9: Achilles, HMS/HMNZS.
10: Acland, John Barton Arundel (1824–1904).
11: Acland, Leopold George Dyke (1876–1948).
12: Act New Zealand.
13: Adams, Arthur Henry (1872–1936).
14: Adams, Charles William (1840–1918).
15: Adams, William Acton Blakeway (1843–1924).
16: Adcock, Fleur (1934– ).
17: Addington.
18: Admiralty Bay.
19: Aerial Topdressing.
20: Aero Clubs.
21: Agresearch.
22: Agricultural Societies.
23: Agriculture.
24: Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of.
25: Ahururu, Henare Kepa Te.
26: Air New Zealand.
27: Air Quality.
28: Airways Corporation.
29: Akarana.
30: Akaroa.
31: Akaroa Museum.
32: Akeake.
33: Alamein.
34: Albatrosses.
35: Albertlanders.
36: Albrecht, Gretchen (1943– ).
37: Aldred, John (1818–94).
38: Alexander Turnbull Library.
39: Alexandra.
40: Alfonsino.
41: Algae.
42: All Blacks.
43: Allen, Frederick Richard (1920– ).
44: Allen, James (1855–1942).
45: Allen, Stella May Henderson (1871–1962).
46: Alley, Rewi (1897–1987).
47: Alliance.
48: Allum, Sir John Andrew Charles (1889–1972).
49: Alpacas and Llamas.
50: Alpers, Antony Francis George (1919–97).
51: Alpers, Oscar Thorwald Johan (1867–1927).
52: Alpine Plants.
53: America’s Cup.
54: Amon, Christopher (1943– ).
55: Amuri.
56: Anau Ako Pasifika.
57: Anchovy.
58: Andersen, Johannes Carl (1873–1962).
59: Anderson, Barbara (1926– ).
60: Anderson, Gary James (1967– ).
61: Anderson, John (1820–97).
62: Anderson, Mona (1910–2004).
63: Anderton, James Patrick (Jim) (1938– ).
64: Andrew, Brigadier Leslie Wilton (1897–1969).
65: Angas, George French (1822–86).
66: Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.
67: Angus.
68: Angus, Rita (1908–70).
69: Anniversary Days.
70: Ansett NZ.
71: Antarctica.
72: Antipodes.
73: Ants.
74: Anzac.
75: ANZ Banking Group (NZ) Ltd.
76: Anzus Pact.
77: Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
78: Aorangi Forest Park.
79: Aorere Valley.
80: Aotea.
81: Aotearoa.
82: APEC.
83: Aphids.
84: Apple, Billy (1935– ).
85: Apple and Pear Marketing Board.
86: Apprenticeships.
87: Apra.
88: Arahura.
89: Aramoana.
90: Arapuni.
91: Aratiatia.
92: Arawhata.
93: Arbitration Tribunals.
94: Archaeology.
95: Archery.
96: Architecture.
97: Archives New Zealand.
98: Ariki.
99: Armyworms and Cutworms.
100: Arndt, Hermina (1885–1926).
101: Arnett, Peter Gregg (1934– ).
102: Arney, Sir George Alfred (1810–83).
103: Arnold, Thomas (1823–1900).
104: Arnold River.
105: Arnst, Richard (1883–1953).
106: Aroha.
107: Arrowtown.
108: Art.
109: Art Galleries.
110: Artificial Insemination.
111: Arthur’s Pass.
112: Arthur’s Pass National Park.
113: Arts Foundation of New Zealand.
114: Asbestos.
115: Ashbridge, Bryan Trevor (1926–95).
116: Ashburton.
117: Ashton-Warner, Sylvia (1908–84).
118: Ashwell, Benjamin Yates (1810–83).
119: Asian Development Bank.
120: Astrolabe.
121: Athfield, Ian Charles (1940– ).
122: Athletics.
123: Atiamuri.
124: Atkinson, Sir Harry Albert (1831–92).
125: Atua.
126: Aubert, Mary Joseph (Suzanne) (1835–1926).
127: Auckland.
128: Auckland Art Gallery.
129: Auckland City.
130: Auckland Harbour Bridge.
131: Auckland Islands.
132: Auckland Islands Marine Reserve.
133: Auckland Racing Club.
134: Auckland University of Technology.
135: Auckland War Memorial Museum.
136: Auroraaustralis.
137: Australian Magpie.
138: Automobile Associations.
139: Aviation.
140: Aviemore.
141: Aylmer, Isabella.
142: Ayrshire Cattle.
143: Bach.
144: Backpacking.
145: Badminton.
146: Baillie, William David (1934– ).
147: Baillie, William Douglas Hall (1827–1922).
148: Bain, David Cullen (1972– ).
149: Baker, Erin Margaret (1961– ).
150: Baker, Louisa Alice (1856–1926).
151: Baker, Philippa June (1963– ).
152: Baker, Richard St Barbe (1889–1982).
153: Baker, Shirley Waldemar (1836–1903).
154: Balclutha.
155: Balfour, James Melville (1831–69).
156: Ball, Murray (1939– ).
157: Ballance, John (1839–93).
158: Ballantrae, Brigadier Lord (1911–80).
159: Ballantyne, David Watt (1924–86).
160: Ballantyne and Company.
161: Ballet.
162: Ballooning.
163: Balneavis, Henare Te Raumoa Huatahi (1880–1940).
164: Banking.
165: Bank of New Zealand.
166: Bankruptcy.
167: Banks, Sir Joseph (1743–1820).
168: Banks Peninsula.
169: Baptist Church.
170: Barker, Alfred Charles (1819–73).
171: Barker, Lady Mary Anne (1831–1911).
172: Barley.
173: Barnacles.
174: Barnicoat, John Wallis (1814–1905).
175: Barr, James (1820–85).
176: Barr, John (1809–89).
177: Barracouta.
178: Barratt-Boyes, Sir Brian Gerald (1924– ).
179: Barraud, Charles Decimus (1822–97).
180: Barrett, Richard (1807–47).
181: Barrett Reef.
182: Barry, Anne (1952– ).
183: Barry, William Jackson (1819–1907).
184: Barton, George Burnett (1836–1901).
185: Basham, Maud Ruby (1879–1963).
186: Basketball.
187: Bassett, Cyril Royston Guyton (1892–1983).
188: Bassett Road Machine Gun Murders.
189: Bastion Point.
190: Bathgate, Alexander (1845–1930).
191: Bats.
192: Batten, Jane Gardner (1909–82).
193: Battle of Britain.
194: Baucke, William (1848–1931).