Kōrero: Non-fiction

Old New Zealand

The first pages of F. E. Maning's masterpiece, Old New Zealand, are typical of his digressive, humorous style. The book is, as Thomas Hocken said, written 'with irrelevant detail, every trifling issue or divergence forming a fresh starting-point.'

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Private collection, Jock Phillips
Reference: Frederick Edward Maning, Old New Zealand: a tale of the good old times. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1912, pp. 1-7

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Alex Calder, 'Non-fiction - Frontier reports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/43293/old-new-zealand (accessed 8 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Alex Calder, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014