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Journey under warning / Elsie Locke ; [illustrations by Margaret Chapman ; maps by Libby Plumridge].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Auckland, N.Z. : Oxford University Press, 1983.Description: 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cmISBN:
  • 0195580966
  • 9780195580969
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 823.2 21
LOC classification:
  • PR9639.3.L55 J68 1983
Summary: A tale about the adventures of a fifteen-year-old boy, Gibby Banks, set in the Nelson-Marlborough area of New Zealand in 1843. Gibby goes to work as a camp boy with a survey party exploring the unknown countryside out of Nelson. The land they are to survey, the Wairau Plain, will not be yielded lightly by the Māori who claim it. When the expedition proceeds, despite the warnings of the chief Te Rauparaha, Gibby soon finds himself caught up in dispute which becomes dangerously explosive. Includes historical notes. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Junior Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus Children's Children's Fiction LOCK (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available I2223839
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Novel for children.

A tale about the adventures of a fifteen-year-old boy, Gibby Banks, set in the Nelson-Marlborough area of New Zealand in 1843. Gibby goes to work as a camp boy with a survey party exploring the unknown countryside out of Nelson. The land they are to survey, the Wairau Plain, will not be yielded lightly by the Māori who claim it. When the expedition proceeds, despite the warnings of the chief Te Rauparaha, Gibby soon finds himself caught up in dispute which becomes dangerously explosive. Includes historical notes. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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