3 edition of Aorangi; the story of Mount Cook found in the catalog.
Aorangi; the story of Mount Cook
James Gilbert Wilson
|Statement||[by] Jim Wilson.|
|LC Classifications||DU430.C63 W5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||253|
|LC Control Number||74410878|
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History. Founded in , the Aorangi ski club began as a group of people drawn together by a love of skiing. Each year the group made trips to the Hermitage and, one evening, in the Hermitage bar, decided to tackle skiing closer to home. It was decided to form a permanent club and thus Aorangi was born. The majestic Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is an expanse of untouched, awe inspiring alpine landscape sprawled out over more than km in the Mackenzie region. From unbelievably blue lakes and wide open skies, to jagged mountain ranges piercing the clouds, exploring Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park offers an off-the-beaten-track adventure.
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Get this from a library. Aorangi: the story of Mount Cook. [Jim Wilson] -- The full story of Aorangi, the Maori name for Mount Cook, from the earliest Maori legends to recent climbing attempts. Aoraki Mt Cook New Zealand history information and historical places.
Aoraki/Mt Cook was originally known to the Māori as Aoraki and later renamed as Mt Cook by European settlers. In the mount was renamed to Aoraki/Mt Cook to incorporate its Māori heritage.
Aoraki/Mt Cook is the tallest mountain peak in New Zealand, and was first climbed by Tom Fyfe, Jack Clarke and George. This is an auction for AORANGI: THE STORY OF MOUNT COOK by Jim Wilson.
"This book gives the full story of Aorangi/Mt Cook. It emphasises above all how Mount Cook and its surrounding peaks have bred a type of mountain men (and women) who with conspicuous success, have taken their spirit and climbing techniques to the Himalayas, the Andes and other far corners of the world.".
The Maoris local to the Mount Cook area are the ‘ Ngai Tahu ’ tribe (iwi), and they pronounce it as ‘ Aoraki.’ The Aorangi was fitted out on the Clyde where she was given some of the most spectacular interiors, which were as good as many of the great Trans-Atlantic liners of her time.
Upon completion she underwent her comprehensive deep. The story of Aoraki and his brothers has been passed down through many generations of our people and has endured across both time and tribe to continue as a creation mythology of high importance to us.
Define Aorangi-Mount Cook. Aorangi-Mount Cook synonyms, Aorangi-Mount Cook pronunciation, Aorangi-Mount Cook translation, English dictionary definition of.
Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is a rugged land of ice and rock, with 19 peaks over m, including New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki Mount Cook (m).
This park is home to the mountain where legendary climber and all-round good Kiwi bloke Edmund Hillary honed his skills, before taking on the highest peak in the world. Aoraki Mount Cook. Aoraki Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain and located in the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park – which features 23 peaks over meters.
It also accommodates NZ’s largest glacier – the Tasman Glacier, 27 kilometers / 17 miles long. cook (ko͝ok) v. cooked, cooking, cooks 1.
To prepare (food) for eating by applying heat. To prepare or treat by heating: slowly cooked the medicinal mixture. Slang To alter or falsify so as to make a more favorable impression; doctor: disreputable accountants who were paid to cook the firm's books.
To prepare food for eating by. Aorangi, Mount (ouräng`ē), Mount Aoraki (ouräk`ē) [both: Maori,=cloud in the sky], or Mount Cook, 12, ft (3, m) high, on the South Island, New Zealand, in the Southern Alps; highest peak of New Zealand. Several glaciers, including the Tasman and Hooker, radiate from its flanks.
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is a rugged land of ice and rock, with 19 peaks over 3, metres including New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook. This park is located in the central part of the South Island, deep in the heart of the Southern Alps.
Aoraki/Mount Cook village lies within. This Maori creation story talks about how Aoraki Mount Cook was created by the sky father's children. The waka they were travelling in formed the South Island of New Zealand, Aoraki and his brothers climbed to one side of the waka to become the highest mountains in the Southern Alps.
The highest peak in New Zealand, at 3, metres, Aoraki/Mt Cook in the central Southern Alps became the focus of early mountaineering. First attempt New Zealand mountaineering in the European alpine tradition began in A visiting Irishman, Reverend William Green, and.
Set in Mount Cook National Park, The Hermitage Hotel features a range of rooms and suites all offering majestic mountain views, and most with views of Mount Cook. Guests can enjoy a range of onsite dining and bars, and free WiFi is offered in the Snowline Lounge and Sir Edmund Hillary Cafe/10(K).
Aoraki / Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand. Its height since is listed as m (12, ft), having earlier been measured at m. It lies in the Southern Alps, the mountain range which runs the length of the South Island.A popular tourist destination, it is also a favourite challenge for mountain / Mount Cook consists of three summits lying slightly Listing: Country high point, Ultra.
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Aoraki Mount Cook: The Mount Cook Guidebook Paperback – January 1, by Alex (Author) Palman (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from 4/5(1). Mt Cook info. Height Aoraki-Mount Cook is currently m (ft) above sea level. Prior to the peak was 10 metres higher, but the very top of the summit slid down the mountain creating a massive landslide of ice and rock that was recorded on seismic equipment around the South Island.
Offering free WiFi, the Aorangi Motel is set in a quiet area just 3 minutes' walk from Fairlie's shops, restaurants and bars. Lake Tekapo is a minute drive from the property.
Fairlie Aorangi Motel is just yards from the Geraldine-Fairlie Highway, while Fairlie Golf Course is miles away. Timaru Airport is miles away/10(). Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is home of the highest mountains and the longest glaciers.
It is alpine in the purest sense - with skyscraping peaks, glaciers and permanent snow fields, all set under a star-studded sky. According to Ngāi Tahu legend, Aoraki and his three brothers were the sons of. Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is in the South Island of New Zealand, near the town of Twizel.
Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountain, and Aoraki/Mount Cook Village lie within the park. The area was gazetted as a national park in October and consists of reserves that were established as early as to protect the area's significant vegetation and nates: 43°44′S °6′E / °S.
With axe and rope in the New Zealand Alps This short work contains the story of five seasons' climbing and exploring in the New Zealand Alps. Most of the material embodied in it has already appeared from time to time, in rather a different form, in the Christchurch (N.Z.) 'Weekly Press.' aorangi: mount cook and the hooker glacier.
The Maori name of Mount Cook is ‘Aorangi,’ or, more properly, ‘Ao-Rangi.’ The commonly accepted meaning of the term is ‘Sky-piercer’ but as the Maori language admits of many varieties of translation, each version hovering about the region of true meaning, it is only natural that authorities should differ as to the correct construing.