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Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

Gwenda Turner

Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

by Gwenda Turner

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Published by McIndoe in Dunedin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Akaroa (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand,
  • Akaroa.
    • Subjects:
    • Buildings -- New Zealand -- Akaroa.,
    • Akaroa (N.Z.) -- History.,
    • Akaroa (N.Z.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext & drawings: Gwenda Turner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU430.A35 T87
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. :
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4290855M
      ISBN 100908565410
      LC Control Number78318229

      On that note, there are quite a few walking and hiking routes dotted around the Banks Peninsula. Those with an affinity for multi-day tramping might choose to explore the Te Ara Pātaka/Summit Walkway, which connects the Gebbies Pass in the Lyttelton crater to Hilltop in the Akaroa Hilltop you can also access the Pigeon Bay Walkway – a five-hour hike that will Author: Thalita Alves. Banks Peninsula is one of New Zealand's most unique landforms. With endless hills, bays and hidden bush, this is Nature's Playground right on Christchurch's doorstep. Akaroa and its surrounds are steeped in Māori and settler history, adventures and unique experiences.

      The Banks Peninsula lies just around 1 hour from Christchurch city centre. Formed by ancient volcanic eruptions the regions first settlers were Maori who recognised its potential for shelter and food. The sealers and whalers followed them and European colonists founded and settled Akaroa, Little River and Lyttelton and many of the Peninsula's. The Josef Langer Charitable Trust (JLCT) was formed as a result of a bequest from the estate of Josef Langer, a European immigrant to New Zealand who had worked as an electronics engineer for Air New Zealand. In , The Josef Langer Charitable Trust was established to support conservation on Banks Peninsula, New Zealand.

      Book Here Full of attitude, seriously cute and very, very photogenic – come and meet our friendly award winning alpacas. Just one hour from Christchurch, you’ll find Shamarra Alpaca Farm on the beautiful Banks Peninsula across the harbour from Akaroa.   From Akaroa, a town of residents, first settled by Maori and then French in , There is a choice of many walks from summit to sea, the 3 Day Banks Peninsula Walk and the Hinewai Reserve. Marine eco-tours can take you to see the rare Hector's Dolphin and other marine life in the marine reserves nearby.5/5(K).


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Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand by Gwenda Turner Download PDF EPUB FB2

She (Her Majesty Victoria) leased the land to them by warrant and made them pay taxes, the [New Zealand] government. So they paid taxes to the Queen and She (Her Majesty Victoria) set up a bank in England called The Bank of New Zealand and every Banks Peninsula She was transferring the funds into a bank here called Akaroa, but there was nobody who was.

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The peninsula was named for botanist Joseph Banks, who sailed with Captain James Cook on the Endeavour. Located on the south east side of the deep, sheltered Akaroa Harbour, the charming township of Akaroa has a special point of difference - it was the only French settlement in New Zealand.

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Home. Gorgeous Banks Peninsula (Horomaka) was formed by two giant volcanic eruptions about eight million years ago. Harbours and bays radiate out from the peninsula’s centre, giving it an unusual cogwheel shape.

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Gwenda 4/5(1). Day 4: Akaroa natural attractions A visit to Fishermans Bay garden a haven in the rugged landscape of the Banks Peninsula coastline. New Zealand native plants combined with a diverse array of non-native plants are used to create an utterly New Zealand ambience.

After lunch we set sail to see the abundant wildlife of Akaroa Harbour. Travel around Akaroa Harbour’s many bays and coves. The Banks Peninsula (named in honour of famed botanist, Sir Joseph Banks), was formed by three massive volcanic eruptions occurring millennia ago.

The peninsula’s two main harbours, Akaroa and Lyttleton, are the exploded remains of shield volcanoes. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery of the rugged coastline and farmlands of the Banks Peninsula onboard a luxury 4x4 mini-coach Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour from Christchurch in New Zealand.

Rough topography characterises this renowned yet sparsely populated area. The French-inspired village of Akaroa on Banks Peninsula is a popular holiday destination located within the scenic Akaroa Harbour and just hours’ drive from Christchurch in New Zealand’s South Island.

Akaroa’s La Rochelle Motel is the perfect place to stay and enjoy the village’s quaint charms for a night, a weekend, a romantic. 65 Beach Road, AkaroaNew Zealand From the Main Wharf in Akaroa, head down to the end where you will see the Akaroa I-Site and a small park on the right-hand side.

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Previous book was printed in with pages. email [email protected] for an order form. French Akaroa by Peter Tremewan.The ships used to dock in Lyttelton but since the earthquakes Akaroa has been a popular substitute.

Even when Lyttelton's back on its feet, the ships will be reluctant to leave. Akaroa travel | New Zealand - Lonely Planet.Enjoy the luxury and comfort of a top-of the range Mercedes Benz 4x4 bus as you journey from Christchurch proceeding into the rugged splendor of Banks Peninsula, You will really love stopovers at quirky Little Akaloa, Okains Bay Maori & Colonial Museum, and the award winning Barrys Bay Cheese factory.

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