Rush to Riches: Kauri and Gold

Paperback: $18.00
ISBN-13: 9780947506704
Published: September 2020

Additional Information

100 pages | 60 b&w illustrations
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  • About the Book
  • Colonising New Zealand was as much of a search for wealth as an imperial venture. Rush to Riches: Kauri and Gold explains the history and processes of the gold and kauri industries, and introduces famous characters who toiled to make it rich. Plentiful illustrations and information boxes explain how these industries have shaped our society and left their mark on our environment.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Gordon Ell, Author

      Gordon Ell is a writer and publisher with a life-long interest in New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage. He has written more than 30 books for adults and children. Ell lives in Auckland, New Zealand.