A Land of Water: Rivers and Lakes of New Zealand

Author(s): Pamela McGeorge

NZ Natural History | Secondhand

As New Zealanders, we have a natural affinity with water. We regard fishing as a natural right; we view swimming as a life-skill; until recently we would drink unhesitatingly from any back-country stream. Some of our most special memories are of rivers and lakes; hours spent swimming, building dams, catching cockabullies, floating downstream on faded lilos.. The waterways of this country are a gift beyond value. Through entertaining and informative essays and over 200 photographs, this book celebrates them in all their forms: clear high-country brook, meandering lowland stream, vast braided river, tiny alpine tarn, impressive glacial lake, serene blue enveloped by ancient forest. First published 2007.

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Pamela McGeorge is a freelance writer and editor who frequently writes for magazines and newspapers. Russell McGeorge is a retired engineer who is a freelance photographer specialising in garden and landscape photography. Both Pamela and Russell have an ongoing love affair with the New Zealand landscape and have become a writing/photography team. They are based in Wanaka and this is their sixth book project together.

General Fields

  • : 9781869536169
  • : David Bateman Ltd
  • : David Bateman Ltd
  • : November 2007
  • : 270mm X 237mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Pamela McGeorge
  • : Paperback
  • : illustrated edition
  • : 333.91620993
  • : 144
  • : Photographs