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Auckland fabric and flavour, Burwell Hunt

The Heart of Colonial Auckland 1865‑1910 Terence Hodgson, Random Century, Auckland, 1992, $29.95 This book takes a lively look at early Auckland, after the capital was transferred to Wellington in 1865. Concentrating on the lower end of the Queen St gully

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The warp and woof of Wellington, J M Thomson

The Making of Wellington 1800-1914 David Hamer and Roberta Nicholls (eds) Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1990, $39.95 Colonial Capital, Wellington 1865-1910 Terence Hodgson Random Century, Auckland, 1990, $34.95 A study of the evolution of a city provides an excellent opportunity

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Pinning down New Zealand architecture, Christoper Vine

Looking at the Architecture of New Zealand Terence Hodgson Grantham House, Wellington, 1990, $39.95 Though architecture is the most public of the arts and lays claim to being the mistress of them all to boot, it is ill served by

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