Toroa: Royal Albatross

Author(s): Awi Riddell

Children Non Fiction

Indexed and scientifically accurate with stunning photographs and illustrations this book is the perfect gift or school project tool.

'Every year, the albatross covers a distance of more than 190,000 km. This is equivalent to driving the entire length of New Zealand 84 times.'

With a wingspan of three metres, the Toroa, or Royal Albatross, can fly up to 115 km an hour. The Toroa lives for over 60 years, and spends 87 % of its long life at sea. Meet this amazing bird - an important part of New Zealand's heritage - and discover how we can conserve it as a legacy for the future.

Te Aorere Riddell (Ngati Porou) is an educationalist and has written numerous resources for children.

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General Fields

  • : 9781877283895
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : 0.0
  • : October 2003
  • : 251mm X 211mm X 10mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Awi Riddell
  • : Hardback
  • : 598.42
  • : 32
  • : Illustrations (some col.), 26 cm