History and Heritage
By (author) Gavin McLean
Oamaru by Gavin McLean
Book DescriptionOamaru is a town built on nineteenth-century gold and grain booms, and the birthplace of the frozen meat. Nestling around its old port fringes is New Zealand's most intact Victorian architectural landscape. Using a "Victorian Town at Work" theme to promote these unique features, Oamaru is now a major heritage center. Oamaru: History and Heritage by Gavin McLean explores the heritage of the southern town. Born in Oamaru and a professional historian, McLean has an insider's eye and an historian's knowledge. He has written a comprehensive guide-book, offering an historical overview and companion for three walks around the town's most distinctive features. Each walk is fully described and illustrated in color. There is also a guide to nearby attractions, including the limestone quarry, railway station and Totara Estate. This attractive souvenir is an accessible, easy-to-read book that will appeal to locals and visitors alike. Oamaru: History and Heritage is part of the popular eco-tourism series published by Otago University Press, which includes titles on Arrowtown, the Catlins, Stewart Island and Wanaka.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781877276347
(170mm x 240mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Otago University Press
Publisher: Otago University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: New Zealand
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Author Biography - Gavin McLean
Gavin McLean, born in Oamaru, is an historian with the Ministry for Culture & Heritage. His recent books include "Wellington 1840-1850," "Captain's Log," and "100 Historic Places in NZ." He is based in Wellington.
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