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Imprint:
Auckland, N.Z. : Reed, 2006.
Collation:
179 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p.179).
Contents:
Ernest Rutherford : father of nuclear physics -- William Butler : house mover -- Harry Higginson : Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge -- Robert Denniston : Denniston self-acting incline -- John Rochfort : Main Trunk railway line -- Robert Holmes : Raurimu Spiral -- Arthur Beverly : watchmaker -- John Eustace : airtight lid -- R.J. Dickie, J.H. Brown and W. Andrews : stamp vending machine -- Ernest Godward : hairpin and carburettor -- George Julius : the totaliser -- Cecil Wood : first New Zealand motorbike and built car -- Charles Jones : the motorised toboggan -- Richard Pearse : first to fly? -- Leo and Vivian Walsh : New Zealand's Wright brothers -- Jean Batten : female aviation pioneer -- Peter Button : air ambulance pioneer -- Samuel Parnell : the eight-hour working day -- Elizabeth Yates : world's first voluntarily elected female mayor -- Kate Sheppard : the sensible suffragette -- Emily Siedeberg : first woman doctor -- Ethel Benjamin : first woman lawyer in the British Empire -- Agnes Bennett : pioneering feminist -- Richard Seddon : old age pension -- Elizabeth McCombs : first woman M.P. -- Mabel Howard : first woman cabinet minister -- Jenny Shipley : first woman prime minister -- Helen Clark : first elected woman prime minister -- John Blake : milking machine -- Sydney Knapp : Knapp sack sprayer -- H. Lamont Murray and Frank S. Board : vacreator -- Bill Gallagher : electric fence -- Alexander Allison, Hayward Wright, Jim McLoughlin : kiwifruit -- John Lambert, Alan Pritchard, Doug Campbell, John Frizzell : aerial top-dressing -- James Little : corriedale -- F.W. Dry : drysdale -- Geoffrey Peren : perendale -- Anonymous : wide-gauge shears with a curl -- Godfrey and Ivan Bowen : standard shearing technique -- Bill Hamilton : jet boat and lots more -- Francis Delautour : five-cycle combustion engine -- Mick Couper : giant plough -- Charles Crowe : aircraft designer -- Alan Mitchell : world's fastest machine-gun -- Sir Harold Gillies : plastic surgery pioneer -- Archibald McIndoe : plastic surgery pioneer -- Sir Brian Barrett-Boyes : heart surgeon -- William Liley : world's first prenatal blood transfusion -- John Baeyertz : pregnancy tape -- Colin Murdoch : tranquilliser gun and disposable syringe -- Fred Hollows : eyes for the poor -- Leslie Kay : sonic sight for the blind -- Alexander Aitken : maths genius -- Eric Partridge : the word man -- Harold Williams : world's greatest linguist -- William Atack : referee's whistle -- Vic Cavanagh : rucking -- Wilson Whineray : Willie away -- Arthur Lydiard : coaching and jogging -- Geoffrey Orbell : the lost bird -- Joan Wiffen : the dinosaur lady -- William Pickering : father of the Space Age -- Maurice Wilkins : DNA -- Alan McDiarmid : Nobel Prize-winning chemist -- John Hart : thermette -- Morton Coutts : brewing -- Jim McDonald and Bryan Bartley : rock crusher -- Bill Robinson : quake absorbers -- Claudio Petronelli and Gavin Park : childproof pill container -- John Hough : tullen snips -- Murray Barber : securichain -- William Bacon : Yale lock -- Sylvia Ashton-Warner : organic teaching -- Dame Marie Clay : reading recovery programme -- Alan Duff : books in homes -- Burt Munro : world's fastest Indian -- John Britten : Britten bike -- Jack Hinz : the plane that Jack built -- Burton Silver : the atypical inventor -- Steve Gurney : multi-talented multi-sporter -- Barry Brickell : master of fire and steam -- A.J. Hackett : the bungy king -- Kelly Tarlton : Neptune of the underwater world -- Joseph Nathan : the empire that began in Bunnythorpe -- A.H. Reed : publishing pioneer -- Wendy Pye : from redundancy to a fortune -- Stephen Tindall : The Warehouse -- Geoffrey Blackwell : M.I.L.K. -- Peter Leitch : the mad butcher -- John Bedbrook : biochemist -- Steve Outtrim : software programmer -- Peter Jackson : master of the movies.
Partial contents: Ernest Rutherford : father of nuclear physics -- William Butler : house mover -- Harry Higginson : Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge -- Robert Denniston : Denniston self-acting incline -- John Rochfort : Main Trunk railway line -- Robert Holmes : Raurimu Spiral -- Arthur Beverly : watchmaker -- John Eustace : airtight lid -- R.J. Dickie, J.H. Brown and W. Andrews : stamp vending machine -- Ernest Godward : hairpin and carburettor -- George Julius : the totaliser -- Cecil Wood : first New Zealand motorbike and built car -- Charles Jones : the motorised toboggan -- Richard Pearse : first to fly? -- Leo and Vivian Walsh : New Zealands Wright brothers -- Jean Batten : female aviation pioneer -- Peter Button : air ambulance pioneer -- Samuel Parnell : the eight-hour working day -- Elizabeth Yates : worlds first voluntarily elected female mayor -- Kate Sheppard : the sensible suffragette -- Emily Siedeberg : first woman doctor -- Ethel Benjamin : first woman lawyer in the British Empire -- John Blake : milking machine -- Sydney Knapp : Knapp sack sprayer -- H. Lamont Murray and Frank S. Board : vacreator -- Bill Gallagher : electric fence -- Alexander Allison, Hayward Wright, Jim McLoughlin : kiwifruit -- John Lambert, Alan Pritchard, Doug Campbell, John Frizzell : aerial top-dressing --Richard Seddon : old age pension -- Elizabeth McCombs : first woman M.P. -- Mabel Howard : first woman cabinet minister -- Jenny Shipley : first woman prime minister -- Helen Clark : first elected woman prime minister -- John Blake : milking machine -- Sydney Knapp : Knapp sack sprayer -- H. Lamont Murray and Frank S. Board : vacreator -- Bill Gallagher : electric fence -- Alexander Allison, Hayward Wright, Jim McLoughlin : kiwifruit -- John Lambert, Alan Pritchard, Doug Campbell, John Frizzell : aerial top-dressing -- James Little : corriedale -- F.W. Dry : drysdale -- Geoffrey Peren : perendale -- Anonymous : wide-guage shears with a curl -- Godfrey and Ivan Bowen : standard shearing technique -- Bill Hamilton : jet boat and lots more -- Francis Delautour : five-cycle combustion engine -- Mick Couper : giant plough -- Charles Crowe : aircraft designer -- Alan Mitchell : worlds fastest machine-gun -- Sir Harold Gillies : plastic surgery pioneer -- Archibald McIndoe : plastic surgery pioneer -- Sir Brian Barrett-Boyes : heart surgeon -- William Liley : worlds first prenatal blood transfusion -- John Baeyertz : pregnancy tape -- Colin Murdoch : tranquiliser gun and disposable syringe -- Fred Hollows : eyes for the poor -- Leslie Kay : sonic sight for the blind -- Alexander Aitken : maths genius -- Eric Partridge : the word man -- Harold Williams : worlds greatest linguist -- William Atack : referees whistle -- Vic Cavanagh : rucking -- William Whineray : Willie away -- Arthur Lydiard : coaching and jogging -- Geoffrey Orbell : the lost bird -- Joan Wiffen : the dinosaur lady -- William Pickering : father of the Space Age -- Maurice Wilkins : DNA -- Alan McDiarmid : Nobel Prize-winning chemist -- John Hart : thermette -- Morton Coutts : brewing -- Jim McDonald and Bryan Bartley : rock crusher -- Bill Robinson : quake absorbers -- Claudio Petronelli and Gavin Park : childproof pill container -- John Hough : tullen snips -- Murray Barber : securichain -- William Bacon : Yale lock -- Sylvia Ashton-Warner : organic teaching -- Dame Marie Clay : reading recovery programme -- Alan Duff : books in homes -- Burt Munro : worlds fastest Indian -- John Britten : Britten bike -- Jack Hinz : the plane that Jack built -- Burton Silver : the atypical inventor -- Steve Gurney : multi-talented multi-sporter -- Barry Brickell : master of fire and steam -- A.J. Hackett : the bungy king -- Kelly Tarlton : Neptune of the underwater world -- Joseph Nathan : the empire that began in Bunnythorpe -- A.H. Reed : publishing pioneer -- Wendy Pye : from redundancy to a fortune -- Stephen Tindall : The Warehouse -- Geoffrey Blackwell : M.I.L.K. -- Peter Leitch : the
ISBN:
9780790011103 (pbk)
0790011107 (pbk)
Dewey Class:
920.093
920
Language:
English
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BRN:
112095

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Naenae Library
Non-fiction
920.093 WIL
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Petone Library
New Zealand Stack
920.093 WIL
  • Not for loan (Set: 20 Jul 2007)
Petone Library
Non-fiction
920.093 WIL
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Wainuiomata Library
Reference
920.093 WIL
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