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Rivers : New Zealand's shared legacy / David Young ; photography: Aliscia Young.

By: Young, David (David Christopher), 1947- [author.].
Contributor(s): Young, Aliscia [photographer.] | Young, Aliscia [illustrator.] | Young, Aliscia | Young, Aliscia [photographer.] | Young, Aliscia.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Random House New Zealand, 2013Copyright date: ©2013. Description: 319 pages : illustrations (mostly colour) ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775534501 :.Contained works: Young, David 1947- Faces of the river.Subject(s): Rivers -- New Zealand -- HistoryDDC classification: 333.91620993
Contents:
Revised and updated version of edition published in 1986. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -As well as being a celebration of New Zealand rivers, this book also focuses on conservation aspects, with commentary on dairying pollution, ecology, conservation orders and Maori claims.
Summary: "Beautiful hardback about New Zealand's major rivers, featuring text from natural historian David Young and stunning photography from Aliscia Young. David tells the often complex story of each river or river system through the people who interact with that river, both historically and in modern times. This new book examines the situation for our rivers today; it looks at what has happened to our rivers over recent years and what is happening today; it discusses the positives and the negatives, and it looks at the challenges our waterways face now and in the future. As well as being a celebration of our beautiful rivers, it also focuses on conservation aspects, with commentary on dairying pollution, ecology, conservation orders and Maori claims. River is a heavily revised and rewritten version of Faces of the River by David Young and Bruce Foster, published in 1986."--Publisher's description.
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Beautiful hardback about New Zealand's major rivers, featuring text from natural historian David Young and stunning photography from Aliscia Young. David tells the often complex story of each river or river system through the people who interact with that river, both historically and in modern times. This is very timely given the current public, political and cultural interests in our river systems. This beautiful gift book focusing on the amazing and diverse rivers of New Zealand showcases a great deal of the country, with great regional spread. Rivers examines the situation for our rivers today; it looks at what has happened to our rivers over recent years and what is happening today; it discusses the positives and the negatives, and it looks at the challenges our waterways face now and in the future. As well as being a celebration of our beautiful rivers, it also focuses on conservation aspects, with commentary on dairying pollution, ecology, conservation orders and Maori claims. River is a heavily revised and rewritten version of Faces of the River by David Young and Bruce Foster, published in 1986.

An earlier edition of this book was published in 1986 as Faces of the River.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Revised and updated version of edition published in 1986. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -As well as being a celebration of New Zealand rivers, this book also focuses on conservation aspects, with commentary on dairying pollution, ecology, conservation orders and Maori claims.

"Beautiful hardback about New Zealand's major rivers, featuring text from natural historian David Young and stunning photography from Aliscia Young. David tells the often complex story of each river or river system through the people who interact with that river, both historically and in modern times. This new book examines the situation for our rivers today; it looks at what has happened to our rivers over recent years and what is happening today; it discusses the positives and the negatives, and it looks at the challenges our waterways face now and in the future. As well as being a celebration of our beautiful rivers, it also focuses on conservation aspects, with commentary on dairying pollution, ecology, conservation orders and Maori claims. River is a heavily revised and rewritten version of Faces of the River by David Young and Bruce Foster, published in 1986."--Publisher's description.

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