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'Janzoon Tasman & The Discovery of New Zealand' DIA NZ.

'New Zealand Seen By The French 1769 - 1846' National Library. 1991 NZ 'Storms & Dreams'.

John Dunmore. 2005 Louis de Bougainville 'The Fateful Voyage of the St John Baptiste' Dunmore, John (NZ).

'Travels in New Zealand' Vol. I Ernst Dieffenbach. 1974 (Thames, Coromandel).

'Travels in New Zealand' Vol. II Ernst Dieffenbach. 1974 (Thames, Coromandel).

'Walter Buller. The Reluctant Conservationist' Galbreath, Ross. 1989 (NZ).


'Coromandel Schools 100 Years 1873 - 1973' Coromandel. (In Archive).

“Gold Country' Rawle, Henry. 1985 (Ohinemuri).

'Land of the Three Rivers - A Centennial History of Piako County' Vennell, C. W. & More, David. 1976.

'No Easy Riches. A History of Ohinemuri County, Paeroa & Waihi 1885 - 1985' Barber, Laurie. 1985 (Ohinemuri).

'Saltspray and Sawdust' Riddle, Janet. 1996 (Whitianga).

'Tairua' Bennett, Francis. 2004 (Tairua).

'Tales of Old Waihi' Allison, Percy.

'Te Aroha & the Fortunate Valley - Pioneering in the Thames Valley 1867 - 1930 (Thames Valley).

'Thames Borough Centenary Souvenir' ed. O'Neill, L. P. 1973 (Thames).

'Thames Gems' Grainger, Valerie Thames. Fam. Hist. (In Archive).

'Thames Goldfields Centennial 1867 - 1967' Thames. (In Archive).

'Thames Goldfields Miners' Guide' Capper Press. 1975 Thames. (In Archive).

'The Amazing Thames' Grainger, John Thames..

'The History of the River Thames' Isdale, A. M. 1967 Thames. (In Archive).

'The Red & the Gold - An Informal Account of the Waihi Strike 1912' Roche, Stanley (Waihi).

'This Is Kuaotunu' Simpson, K. A. 1979.

'Waihi Borough Council Diamond Jubilee 1902 - 1962' (In Archive).

'Waihi Goldfields - A Brief History 1878 - 1978' Anderson, Joan.


'A History of Goldmining In New Zealand' Salmon, J. H. M. 1963 (Thames, Coromandel etc.).

'A Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Vol. I' Scholfield, G. H. 1940

'A Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Vol. II' Scholfield, G. H. 1940.

'Diggers Hatters & Whores. The Story of the New Zealand Gold Rushes' Eldred-Grigg, Stevan, 2008 (Thames, Coromandel).

'Furniture of the New Zealand Colonial Era (1830 - 1900)' Cottrell, William. 2006 (Thames, Coromandel).

'John Kinder's New Zealand' Brownson, Ron. 2004 (Paintings, photos. Mercury Island, Tapu, Coromandel, Te Aroha.).

'Kauri' Stewart, Keith. 2008.

'Mark of the Lion - The Story of Captain Charles Upham' Sandford, Keith. 1962 (New Zealand at war).

'Migrant Ships to Australia & New Zealand 1900 - 1939' Plowman, Peter. 2009 (New Zealand, Australia).

'Mineral Wealth of New Zealand' Thompson, Bruce; Braithwaite, Bob; Christie, Tony. 1995 (Gold. Waihi, Thames, Waiotahi, Waitekauri, Te Aroha, Mayor Island, Mackaytown, Maramarua, Tairua, Coromandel).

'New Zealand Railway Memories' J. D. Mahoney Collection. 1999 (Thames, Paeroa).

'Nga Tohuwhenua Mai Te Ranga - A New Zealand Archaeology in Aerial Photographs' Jones, Kevin L. (Mercury Bay, Banks, Gum, Kuaotunu, Coromandel, Firth of Thames, Oruarangi Pa, Paterangi Pa, Mayor Island, Kuaotunu).

'Sketches From Early New Zealand' Introduced Barber, Laurie (Thames, Coromandel, Waihi).

'The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists' McGahey, Kate. 2000 (Bagnall).

'The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Vol. I 1769 - 1869' Dept. of Internal Affairs. 1990 rep. 1990.

'The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Vol. III 1901 - 1920' Dept. of Internal Affairs. 1996.

'The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Vol. IV 1921 - 1940' Dept. of Internal Affairs. 1998.

'The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Vol. V 1941- 1960' Dept. of Internal Affairs. 2000.

'The Encyclopaedia of New Zealand Vol. I' Ed. McLintock, A. H. 1966 (NZ history).

'The Encyclopaedia of New Zealand Vol. I' Ed. McLintock, A. H. 1966 (NZ history).

'The Encyclopaedia of New Zealand Vol. II' Ed. McLintock, A. H. 1966 (NZ history).

'The Encyclopaedia of New Zealand Vol. III' Ed. McLintock, A. H. 1966 (NZ history).

'The New Zealand Guide' Dollimore (Wises). 1952 (NZ, places).

'The New Zealand Official Year Book 1900' Government Printer (Thames, Ohinemuri, Coromandel).

'The Railways of New Zealand' Churchman, Geoffrey B. & Hurst, Tony. 1990 (reprinted 2001 Thames Branch, Paeroa, Waihi).

'The Southern Ark. Zoological Discovery in New Zealand 1769 - 1900' Andrews, J. R. Hl 1986 (Cook, Coromandel, Mercury Bay, Paeroa, Thames).

'W. W. Stewart. 20th Century New Zealand Railway Painter' McQueen, Euan. 1998 (A & G Price, Thames).

'When Steam Was King' Stewart, W. W. 1970 (Thames, A & G Price, Paeroa, Waihi).

'White's Aviation, Classic New Zealand Photography' Sullivan, John. 2009 (Thames, Paeroa, Te Aroha, Waikino, Whitianga, Tairua, Whangamata, Waihi, Waihi Beach).

'Whites Pictorial Reference of New Zealand' 1954 (Thames, Coroglen, Coromandel, Hauraki Gulf, Hauraki Plains, Mayor Island, Mercury Bay, Te Aroha, Thames, Thames County, Waihi, Waihi Beach, Whangamata, Whitianga).


'A History of the Arawa People' Stafford, D. M. 1967 rep. 1986.

'Alan Duff's Maori Heroes' Duff, Alan. 2000.

'An Illustrated Guide to Maori Art' Barrow, Terence. 1984.

'Art of the Pacific' Brake, Brian; McNeish, James; Simmons, David. 1979 (Maori, Cook).

'Between Worlds' Salmond, Anne (Early exchanges between Europeans & tangata whenua 1773 - 1815).

'Chiefs of Industry. Maori Tribal Industry in Early Colonial New Zealand' Petrie, Hazel. 2006.

'Extracts From the Journals of the Ship St Jean Baptiste 1769 (Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life 1 Maori).

'Extracts From the Journals of the Ships Mascarin & Marquis de Castries 1772 - Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life 2' (Maori).

'Extracts From the Journals of the Ships Reserche, Espérance & Coquille 1793-1844 - Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life 3 & 4' (Maori).

'Greenstone Trails - The Maori & Pounamu' Brailsford, Barry. 1996 (Maori).

'He Reta Ki Te Maunga - Letters to the Mountain 1898 - 1905' Orbell, Margaret. 2002 (Maori).

'Hikoi, 40 Years of Maori Protest' Harris, Aroha. 2004.

'Kai Tahu Taoka, Treasure From Otago Museum' Otago Museum. 2006 (Maori).

'Lanmarks of Te Arawa Vol. I Rotorua' Stafford, D. M. 1994 rep. 2000 (Maori).

'Maori' King, Michael. 1983, rep. 1996 (Maori).

'Maori in Focus' Main, William. 1976 (Maori).

'M_ori Peoples of New Zealand' Te Ara. 2006 (Maori. Cook, Coromandel Peninsula, Hauraki Gulf, Hauraki Region, Hauraki Tribes, Mayor Island, Moehau Mountain).

'Maori Wood carving of the Taranaki Region' Day, Kelvin. 2001.

'Maoriland New Zealand Literature 1872 - 1914' Stafford, Jane & Williams, Mark.

'New Zealand & The French. Two Centuries of Contact.' ed. Dunmore, John. 1990.

'Nga Tam Toa, The Price of Citizenship. Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939 - 1945'' Soutar, Monty. 2008 rep. 2009 (Maori. War).

'Nga Taumata - a Portrait of Ngati Kahuhungunu 1870 - 1906' ed. Simpson, Dr. Miria. 2003 (Maori).

'Nomads of the Wind - A Natural History of Polynesia' Crawford, Peter. 1993 (Polynesians).

'Out Of Time, Maori & The Photographer 1860-1940' Graham-Stewart, Michael & Gow, Stewart. 2006 (Maori).

'Patea Whakairo, Maori & the Written Word' Bradford, Itaami. 1966 (Maori).

'Prehistoric Rock Art of New Zealand' Trotter, Michael & McCulloch, Beverly. 1971, reprinted 1981.

'Ratana Revisited. An Unfinished Legacy' Newman, Keith. 2006 (Ngati Maru, Ngati Porou).

'Taonga Maori' Te Papa. 1989 (Maori).

'Taonga P_oro. Singing Treasures' Flintoff, Brian. 2004 (Maori).

'Taonga Tuku Iho. Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Maori Life' 2002. (Maori).

'Te Maori, Maori Art From New Zealand Collections' ed. Mead, Sidney Moko. 1984 (Maori).

'Te Takato O Te Whenua O Hauraki - Hauraki Landmarks' Turoa, Taimoana. 2000 (Maori).

'Te Toi Whakairo - The Art of Maori Carving' Mead, Hirini Moko. 1986 (Maori, carving).

'Te Awa - Partington's Photographs of Whanganui Maori' 2003 (Maori).

'The Archaeology of Poerua' Fury, Louise & Marshall, Yvonne. 2003.

'The Art of French Voyages to New Zealand 1769 - 1846' Hemming, Christine A. 2000 (Maori).

'The Art of the Pacific' Brake, Brian & McNeish, James & Simmins, David. 1879.

'The French & The Maori' ed. Dunmore, John. 1992.

'The Maori in European Art' Harper, Glyn. 2008.

'The Tattooed Land' Brailsford, Barry. 1981 (Maori).

'Toi Ora. Ancestral Maori Treasures' Hakiwai, Arapata & Smith, Huhana. 2008 (Maori).

'Two Peoples One Land' Wright, Matthew. 2006 (Maori).

'Two Worlds' Anne Salmond. 1991 (Maori. Cook, Banks, Coromandel Peninsula, Hauraki, Mercury Bay, Ngati Maru, Ngati Huarere, Ngati Kaho, Ngati Pou, Tairua, Te Puru, Whitianga).

'Waihou Journeys, The Archaeology of 400 Years of Maori Settlement' Phillips, Caroline. 2004 (Tangata whenua, Hauraki).

'Waka Moana. Voyages of The Ancestors' Howe, K. R. 2006 (Maori, Cook, Banks).

'Whaowhia, Maori Art & Its Artists' Archey, Gilbert.


'A Century of Shipping in New Zealand' McLean, Gavin. 2000 (NZ. Shipping).

'A Distant Feast. The Origins of New Zealand's Cuisine' Simpson, Tony (NZ. Cook).

'A Distant Shore' Fraser, Lyndon. 2000 (Settlers to NZ).

'Against The Rising Sun' ed. Hutching, Megan. 2006 (NZ at war. From oral histories - soldiers).

'Aliens At My Table' Ip, Manying & Murphy, Nigel. 2005 (Chinese Families in NZ).

'Auckland By The Sea. 100 Years of Work & Play' Johnson, David. 1988 (Auckland).

'Banking Under Difficulties' Preshaw, C. O. 1888 (1st Ed.) (South Island).

'Battle for Crete' Wright, Mathew. 2000 rep. 2003 (NZ at war).

'Canvas & Gold' Brayshaw, Norman H. 1964 (Marlborough).

'Casino 1944' Ford, Ken. 2004 (NZ at war).

'Caught Mapping' Holm, Janet. 2005 (Early surveyors).

'Colonial Architecture in New Zealand' Stacpoole, John. 1976 (Colonial architecture).

'Colonial Tears & Sweat' Millen, Julia (Colonial life).

'Contemporary Atlas New Zealand. The Shapes of Our Nations' Kirkpatrick, Russell. 1999 rep. 2005.

'Costly Gold - Clutha Riches & Their Human Toll' Murray, J.S. & R. W. 1978 (Otago).

'Cultural Atlas of Australia, New Zealand & The South Pacific' Nile, Richard & Clerk, Christian (NZ, Australia).

'Dark Journey' Harper, Glyn. 2007 (NZ at war).

'Desert Duel, New Zealand's North African War 1940 - 43' Wright, Matthew. 2002 (NZ at war).

'Early Days in Central Otago' Gilkison, Robert (Otago).

'Exiles & Immigrants' Macdonald, Patricia Tyron.

'Explorers & Travellers, Early Expeditions in New Zealand' Pascoe, John.

'Faring South' Lyon, J. H. 1952 (Memoirs of a pioneering family - Lyon).

'Freyberg, Churchill's Salamander' Barber, Laurie & Tonkin-Covell, John. 1989 (NZ at war).

'Frontier of Dreams, The Story of New Zealand' ed. Dalley, Bronwyn & McLean, Gavin. 2005.

'Gabriel's Gully Centennial 1861 - 1961' Munro, J. R. (Otago).

'Gallipoli, A Guide to New Zealand Battlefields & Memorials' McGibbon, Ian. 2004 (NZ at war).

'Gold in a Tin Dish Vol. I. The History of the Whakamarina Goldfield' Johnston, Mike. 1992 (Marlborough, Eastern Nelson. Signed).

'Gold in a Tin Dish Vol. II. The History of the Eastern Marlborough Goldfields' Johnston, Mike. 1993 (Marlborough, Eastern Nelson).

'Gold Trails of Otago' Wood, June A. 1970 (Otago).

'Goldfields of Otago - An Illustrated History' Hall-Jones, John. 2005 (Otago).

'Guide to the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trail' Cunningham, Gerald. 2004 (Otago).

'Historic Buildings of New Zealand, North Island' Historic Places Trust. 1983 (North Island).

'Historic Buildings of New Zealand, South Island' Historic Places Trust. 1983 NZ. South Island.

'Hooked, The Story of the New Zealand Fishing Industry' Johnson, David. 2004 (Tangata whenua, Whitianga, Taylor Fisheries, Te Kouma, Thames, Coromandel, A. Devcich).

'I Remember Tomorrow' Dunmore, John. 1998 Autobiography. (Family History).

'Illustrated History of New Zealand' Wright, Mathew. 2004.

'Illustrated History of Central Otago & the Queenstown Lakes District' Cunningham, Gerald. 2005.

'Images of War WWI' Harper, Glyn. 2008 (Photographic record).

'Immigrants & Citizens' McKinnon, Malcolm. 1996 (Settlers to NZ).

'Italian Odyssey, New Zealanders in the Battle for Italy 1943 - 45' Wright, Mathew. (NZ at war).

'Kippenberger, An Inspired New Zealand Commander' Harper, Glyn. 1997.

'Kiwis in Conflict, 200 Years of New Zealanders at War' Pugsley, Aris. 1996 rep. 2008 (NZ at war).

'Landscapes, A Field Guide to the New Zealand Wars of Conflict' Prickett, Nigel (NZ at war).

'Lyttelton: Port & Town. An Illustrated History' Rice, Geoffrey W. 2004 (Lyttelton).

'New Zealand & the Second World War' McGibbon, Ian (NZ at war).

'New Zealand Battlefields & Memorials of the Western Front' McGibbon, Ian. 2001 (NZ at war).

'New Zealand Explorers, Great Journeys of Discovery' Temple, Philip.

New Zealand Historic Places HPT magazines (2 grey folders, 2 brown folders).

'New Zealand Historical Atlas, Visualising New Zealand' ed. McKinnon, Malcolm. 1997.

'New Zealand in the Mid-Victorian Era' Hargreaves, R. P. & Hearn, T. J. (Colonial NZ. Etchings. Thames, Te Aroha).

'New Zealand Official Year Book 1899' Gvt. Printer.

'New Zealand Official Year Book 1911' Gvt. Printer.

'New Zealand Official Year Book 1913' Gvt. Printer.

'New Zealand Official Year Book 1914' Gvt. Printer.

'New Zealand Working People 1890 - 1990' Eldred-Grigg, Stevan. 1990.

'New Zealand Yesterdays - The Illustrated Story of How We Lived, Worked and Played' Readers Digest. 1984, 2001 (NZ history).

'New Zealanders at War' King, Michael. 1981 (NZ at war).

'New Zealand's History. The Making of a Nation, Vol.s 1-20' pub. Hamlyn. 1971 rep. 1978 (NZ history).

'New Zealand's Maritime Heritage' Johnson, David. 1987 (NZ. Tangata Whenua, Thames, Te Aroha, Coromandel).

'New Zealand's Top 100 History-Makers' Romanos, Joseph. 2005 (NZ People).

'Opium & Gold' Butler, Peter. 1977 (Chinese in NZ).

'Oxford. The Dictionary of New Zealand English. New Zealand Words & Their Origins' ed. Orsman, H. W. 1997 (NZ words).

'Postcards From the 20th Century, A Lifetime of Memories From New Zealand Women' ed. Harrison, Joyce & Boyd, Mavis. 1999 (Settlers, Colonial).

'Remember When …. Our New Zealand 1900 - 1999' Wolfe, Richard. 1999 (Early NZ).

'Scandinavian Footprints' Brew, Margit. 2007 (Settlers to NZ).

'Settler & Migrant Peoples of New Zealand' Te Ara. 2006 (Settlers).

'Shrapnel & Semaphore' Comp. Chamberlain, Jan. 2008 (NZ at war).

'Supreme Courage, Heroic Stories From 150 Years of The Victoria Cross' De la Billere, Peter. 2004 (Upham).

'Tasman's Legacy, The New Zealand - Dutch Connection' Schouten, Hank. 1992 (Dutch settlers to NZ).

'The Anzac Experience' Pugsley, Christopher. 2004 rep. 2006 (NZ at war).

'The Art of War, NZ War Artists in the Field 1939 - 1945' Haworth, Jennifer. 2007 (NZ at war).

'The Devil's Own War - The Diary of Herbert Hart' ed. Crawford, John. 2008 rep. 2009 (NZ history).

'The Dragon & The Taniwha' ed. Ip, Manying. 2009 (Chinese Families in NZ).

'The End of the Penny Section' Stewart, Graham. 1973 (Trams).

'The Exploration of New Zealand' McClymont, W. G. 1959 2nd ed. (NZ history).

'The Geographic Atlas of New Zealand' 2005, 2007.

'The German Connection' ed. Bade, James N. 1993 (Settlers to NZ).

'The Governors' McLean, Gavin. 2006 (NZ governors).

'The Immigrants 1830 - 1890' Simpson, Tony. 1997 (Settlers).

'The New Zealand Book of Events' ed. McLauchlin, Gordon & King, Michael, & Keith, Hamish & Walker, Raninui & Barber, Laurie. 1986 (NZ history).

'The Other Anzacs' Rees, Peter. 2008 rep. 2009 (WWI nurses).

'The Oxford History of New Zealand. Second Ed.' ed. Rice, Geoffrey W. 1992 (NZ history).

'The Oxford History of New Zealand Literature' ed. Sturm, Terry. 1991 rep. 1998.

'The Oxford Illustrated History of New Zealand Literature' ed. Sinclair, Keith. 1990.

'The Penguin History of New Zealand Illustrated' King, Michael. 2003, 2007.

'Visions of New Zealand. Artists in a New Land' Brow, Gordon H. (NZ. Coromandel, Ring, Te Taniwha, Thames, kauri gum, gold).

'The Suffragists, Women Who Worked for the Vote' Anon (Colonial women).

'The Way We Were' Sanders, Kurt. 1996 (Photos).

'Where The Price is Highest' Bryant, G. 1972.

'Where They Fell' Newark, Tim. 2002 (NZ at war).

'Wild Will Enderby - A Story of the New Zealand Gold Fields' Pyke, Vincent. 1974 (A novel).

'With Honour. Our Army, Our Nation, Our History' Wolfe, Richard (NZ at war).


'A Century of the Scottish People 1830-1950' Smout, T. C. 1986 (Scotland).

'A Companion to Scottish History' Donnachie, Ian & Hewitt, George. 1989 (Scotland).

'A History of Gold & Money' Vilary, Pierre. 1969 (Gold).

'Atlas of World History - From the Origins of Humanity to the Year 2000' ed. O'Brien, Patrick K. 1999 (World).

'Australian Migrant Ships 1946 - 1977' Plowman, Peter. 2007 (Australia).

'Burke's Peerage' 1938.

'Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland' ed. Keay, John & Julia. 1994 (Scotland).

'Encyclopedia of Money' Allen, Larry (World. Gold).

'Gold, Gold, Gold - The Language of the Nineteenth Century Australian Gold Rushes' ed. Moore, Bruce. 2000 (Australia).

'Historical Atlas, A Comprehensive History of the World' Wawro, Geoffrey, consultant. 2008 (World).

'History of War' The Times, ed. Drury, Ian. 2000 rep. 2003 (World at war).

'Land of Golden Dreams, California in the Gold Rush Decade 1848 - 1858' Blodgett, Peter J. (USA).

'Ribbons & Medals' Dorling, H. Taprell. 1916 rep. 1970 (World).

'The Atlas of Atlases' Allen, Phillip. 2005 (World).

'The Cash Nexus - Money & Power in the Modern World 1700-2000' Ferguson, Niall (World. Gold).

'The County Maps of Old England' Moule, Thomas. 1990, 1991, 1992,1994 (England).

'The Mark of the Scots' Bruce, Duncan A. 1996 rep. 1998 (Scotland).

'The Macmillan Atlas of Irish History' ed. Duffy, Seán. 1997 (Ireland).

'The Oxford Companion to British History' ed. Cannon, John. 1997 (Britain).

'The Oxford Companion to Australian History' ed. Davison, Graeme, Hirst, John & MacIntyre, Stuart. 1998 rep. 1999 (Australia).

'The Oxford Companion to Scottish History' ed. Michael Lynch. 2001 (Scotland).

'The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland' ed. Foster, R. F. 1989.

'The Power of Gold - The History of an Obsession' Bernstein, Peter L. 2000 (World).

'The Search for Prosperity - Emigration from Britain 1815 - 1930' Garrett, Richard. 1973 (Britain).

'The Times Atlas of World History' The Times. 1978 (World).

'Town & City Maps of the British Isles 1800 - 1855' Bayton-Williams, Ashley. 1992 (Britain).

'World History Atlas. Mapping the Human Journey' ed. Black, Jeremy. 1999 rep 2005, 2006 (World).


Print - 'Coromandel Gold Diggings New Zealand' 1865.

Print - 'Gold Quartz Crushing Battery Thames' 1875 (Thames).

Print - The New Zealand Gold Field' 1865.


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