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"The Nature of Wanaka"


Gilbert van Reenen

ISBN 978-0-473-17367-8 Published in November 2010

Published by: Clean Green Press, RD2, Wanaka

80 Pages (plus printed end papers). 270 x 193 landscape. Case bound.

French Fold Laminated Foil Embossed Dust Jacket. Each Book Shrink Wrapped.

68 photos (each spot varnished) and introductory essay by Jan Kelly.

Scene setting poem by former NZ Poet Laureate and author of "Into The Wider World", Brian Turner.

Historic End Paper Photos (1873) by The Burton Brothers

Historic Water Colour Painting from 1863 by John Buchanan

Retail Price $39.95 .

“Wanaka occupies a special place deep within the souls of many New Zealanders and overseas visitors. This stunning collection of images, by acclaimed photographic artist Gilbert van Reenen, explains why these discerning folk respond so profoundly to this captivating location and its gripping landscapes. In this book - his third, van Reenen has honed his technical and aesthetic skills to reveal the engaging aspects of the Wanaka environs. Resident writer and poet Jan Kelly provides an evocative introduction which describes how Wanaka’s distinctive physical and cultural landscapes have been shaped.”

Orders to:

Clean Green Images Ltd, 641 Ballantyne Road, RD2, Wanaka, 9382 ph 03 443 7951


See More about it on Graham Beattie's Book Blog HERE

Read Brian James's review in the Otago Daily Times HERE

Read Jillian Allison-Aitken's review in The Southland Times HERE

Go to Gilbert van Reenen's Main Website HERE

Previous Books by Gilbert van Reenen click HERE