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French footprints on New Zealand soil / [John Dunmore, ... et al.].

Contributor(s): Dunmore, John, 1923- | French Embassy to New Zealand | French Embassy. New Zealand.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : French Embassy to New Zealand, 2009Description: 100 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473160937 (pbk.).Subject(s): Aubert, Mary Joseph, Mother, 1835-1926 | French -- New Zealand -- History | Names, Geographical -- New Zealand -- History | Names, French -- New Zealand -- History | French in New Zealand | Explorers -- France | French -- New Zealand | Names, Geographical -- New Zealand | New Zealand Civilization French influences | France -- Relations -- New Zealand -- History | New Zealand -- Relations -- France -- History | New Zealand -- Civilization -- French influences | New Zealand -- History | New Zealand -- Civilization -- French personalities | New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration -- French | New Zealand -- Foreign relations -- France -- History | New Zealand -- Civilization -- French influences | Akaroa (Christchuch, N.Z.) -- HistoryDDC classification: z993 FRE
Contents:
Stories behind the names -- Encounters between French and Māori -- On a mission -- Brothers in vines -- Akaroa, the village of the French -- Wrecked in New Zealand waters -- Passion and inspiration -- Legendary rugby tales -- French personalities.
Dumont D'Urville --- Marion Dufresne -- Surville -- Chatham Islands -- Bishop Pompallier -- Suzanne Aubert at Jerusalem -- Father Euloge Reignier -- Marist Mission Hawkes Bay -- Jean Desire Feraud of Clyde -- Daniel Le Brun -- Akaroa -- Whaling on Banks Peninsula -- Colonisation of Akaroa -- Jean-Francois de la Perouse -- Story of the L'Aclmene (Ship) -- Baylys Beach (Northland) -- Francois Edouard Raynal -- Story of the Grafton (Ship) -- Auckland Islands -- Capitaine Bougainville (Ship) -- Gaugins visit to Auckland -- Randell Cottage for French writers.
The stories behind the names -- Encounters between French and Māori -- On a mission -- Brothers in vines -- Akaroa, the village of the French -- Wrecked in New Zealand waters -- Passion and inspiration -- Legendary rugby tales.
Includes glossary: French personalities (p. 91-96), list of illustrations - credits (p. 97-99).
Subject: A collection of 29 articles. "This book will take you on a journey spanning more than two centuries, from De Surville to Saint-Andre, from the first explorers, whalers and sealers, to the Marist Missionaries, Hawke's Bay vineyards and rugby fields"--Foreword.
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Heritage & Archives Alexander Library | Te Rerenga Mai o Te Kauru
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Heritage Collections (Glassroom) 993.004 FRE 1 Reference Only

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A collection of 29 articles. "This book will take you on a journey spanning more than two centuries, from De Surville to Saint-Andre, from the first explorers, whalers and sealers, to the Marist Missionaries, Hawke's Bay vineyards and rugby fields"--Foreword.

Includes glossary: French personalities (p. 91-96), list of illustrations - credits (p. 97-99).

Stories behind the names -- Encounters between French and Māori -- On a mission -- Brothers in vines -- Akaroa, the village of the French -- Wrecked in New Zealand waters -- Passion and inspiration -- Legendary rugby tales -- French personalities.

Dumont D'Urville --- Marion Dufresne -- Surville -- Chatham Islands -- Bishop Pompallier -- Suzanne Aubert at Jerusalem -- Father Euloge Reignier -- Marist Mission Hawkes Bay -- Jean Desire Feraud of Clyde -- Daniel Le Brun -- Akaroa -- Whaling on Banks Peninsula -- Colonisation of Akaroa -- Jean-Francois de la Perouse -- Story of the L'Aclmene (Ship) -- Baylys Beach (Northland) -- Francois Edouard Raynal -- Story of the Grafton (Ship) -- Auckland Islands -- Capitaine Bougainville (Ship) -- Gaugins visit to Auckland -- Randell Cottage for French writers.

The stories behind the names -- Encounters between French and Māori -- On a mission -- Brothers in vines -- Akaroa, the village of the French -- Wrecked in New Zealand waters -- Passion and inspiration -- Legendary rugby tales.

Includes glossary: French personalities (p. 91-96), list of illustrations - credits (p. 97-99).

A collection of 29 articles. "This book will take you on a journey spanning more than two centuries, from De Surville to Saint-Andre, from the first explorers, whalers and sealers, to the Marist Missionaries, Hawke's Bay vineyards and rugby fields"--Foreword.

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