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The growth of New Zealand towns : a historical and current survey of the development of 64 towns and cities, with a glimpse of future changes / research and general analysis by Hugh Dickey, 50 town articles by local contributors.

By: Dickey, Hugh.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Hugh Dickey, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473411435; 0473411431.Subject(s): Cities and towns -- New Zealand -- History | Community development -- New Zealand -- History | Urbanization -- New Zealand -- History | City planning -- New Zealand | Cities and towns -- New Zealand -- GrowthGenre/Form: History.DDC classification: 307.760993
Contents:
Forewords -- In the beginning: 1840-1860 -- Musical chairs: 1860-1916 -- Metropolitan dominance and a widening rift: 1916-1976 -- The old order changes: 1976-2013 -- An overview of change -- What of the future? (Dr. Natalie Jackson) -- Urbanisation -- Population changes 2013-2016 -- Miscellaneous matters -- Historical overview -- Northern North Island (20 towns) -- Southern North Island (14 towns) -- South Island (16 towns) -- Appendices 1-2: Information sources and voundary maps -- Appendices 3-6: Detailed data tables on various subjects -- Appendix 7: Photo credits & article references.
Summary: "The development of NZ cities and towns from 1840 to date with reasons for their growth and decline; fully visualized and including original research. Also 1-4 page well illustrated articles on 50 towns by local contributors, and appendices of research data to support the book, and for use by geographical and historical researchers"-- Publisher information.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Researcher Hugh Dickey recently completed a book on The Growth of New Zealand Towns. He sees a need for a revised definition of just what urban means in a New Zealand context, based on the urban functions a town provides. But before detailed research is done into the urban functions of each small to medium town in the country, he wants feedback from those who use smaller towns as their service centres - the farmers. The book has three sections : A historical overview of change in our cities and towns and a general picture of the trens; Illustrated articles on 50 cities and towns form all over the country; An appendix of the research data supporting the book.

Includes bibliographical references.

Forewords -- In the beginning: 1840-1860 -- Musical chairs: 1860-1916 -- Metropolitan dominance and a widening rift: 1916-1976 -- The old order changes: 1976-2013 -- An overview of change -- What of the future? (Dr. Natalie Jackson) -- Urbanisation -- Population changes 2013-2016 -- Miscellaneous matters -- Historical overview -- Northern North Island (20 towns) -- Southern North Island (14 towns) -- South Island (16 towns) -- Appendices 1-2: Information sources and voundary maps -- Appendices 3-6: Detailed data tables on various subjects -- Appendix 7: Photo credits & article references.

"The development of NZ cities and towns from 1840 to date with reasons for their growth and decline; fully visualized and including original research. Also 1-4 page well illustrated articles on 50 towns by local contributors, and appendices of research data to support the book, and for use by geographical and historical researchers"-- Publisher information.