New Zealand Tales and Tours

South Island Adventures

by Mary P. Bull



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/4/2003

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 300
ISBN : 9781412008631

About the Book

Tour One - Christchurch, The Garden City Museums, landmarks, kiwis, tramps, parks, a casino, rock climbing, punting,art galleries, native bush, splendid views and nearby winter sports areas Tour Two - Alpine Pacific Triangle Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs, Waipara wineries, Maori, thermal pools, alps, whales, dolphins, biking, skiing, tramping, fishing, sheep farms, art, bungy jumping, golf, historic buildings, a vintage train, caves, and scenic views Tour Three - The Golden South - Otago & Mackenzie Country Dunedin, Queenstown, Wanaka and Mount Cook Village plus gold rush towns, penguins, albatross, museums, vineyards, stone fruit orchards, rushing rivers, skiing, fishing, hiking, many lakes, and the majestic Southern Alps Tour Four - The Magic of Westland Southern Alps, lush rain-forest, turbulent rivers, silver ferns, gold, rugged coastlines, reflective lakes, historic gold towns, jade, penguins, magnificent glaciers, keas (alpine parrots), whitebait for tea and friendly people

About the Author

Mary P. Bull is a New Zealand visitor of 23 years who has lived the New Zealand way on sheep farms, in huts, fancy hotels, and pub hotels, getting acquainted with the people of this fine country. She now spends many months in her own New Zealand home. Her first New Zealand book - Judder Bars and Chilly Bins in New Zealand was written in 1992. Mary is a retired teacher and artist. Her book's illustrations capture the mood and personalities of her subjects. Her Arizona history book for kids of all ages will be out later in 2004: It's Cool: The Inhabitants of the Santa Cruz Valley. This 300-page travel book relates her experiences (tales) while traveling in New Zealand. She includes what to see and do as well as the preparation, history and tour descriptions. Visit Mary's website at