The Southland Book of Records


Written by popular author Invercargill naturalist, historian and teacher Lloyd Esler, this is a book about Southland – and the people and places that make it so special. Facts at your fingertips – all the strangest happenings and events which makes Southland’s history so fascinating. Topics include animals, plants, geology, geography, weather, organisations and institutions, art, music, entertainment, structures, industry, inventions, shipping, land transport, railways, air travel, Invercargill and Southland’s towns, politics, crime and punishment, communication, education, religion, war and sport.

256 PAGES • 240x170mm

$8.00 plus postage

– or for $100 you can purchase all eight of Lloyd Esler’s publications, including a free NZ bird identifying folding card, post free or drop-off in Invercargill – Omaui and the New River Estuary; Flax and the Flax Industry in the South; Southland Book of Records; Invercargill 150 Years; Whaling and Sealing in Southern New Zealand; Early Days in Foveaux Strait; Rabbits and Possums in New Zealand; and Jack the Whaleboy.


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