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Sh*t Towns of New Zealand : Number Two - Rick Furphy

Sh*t Towns of New Zealand

Number Two

Paperback Published: 19th November 2019
ISBN: 9781988547237
Number Of Pages: 160

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More laid-back Kiwi humour from the team that devised the bestselling Sh*t Towns of New Zealand.

Based on the hugely popular Facebook page 'Shit Towns of New Zealand' this is a detailed catalogue of shit towns and cities across Aotearoa. Naturally, the first volume was received as a literary masterpiece, taking home the prestigious Poolitzer Prize, the Poobody Award and the Nobel Prize for Shiterature.

The only people upset by the book were the residents of towns that we had missed out. There was only one course of action: we compiled all the towns and suburbs that should probably have been in the first book, added in a bunch of additional material for Kiwis and visitors alike, and did a number two.

As well as hitting more towns, this book is an opportunity to share some of the eloquent fan mail that we have received from the erudite residents of the towns we have reviewed (names may have been altered).

This is Shit Towns of New Zealand Number Two; a complete compendium of New Zealand's crappiest towns ... continued.

About the Authors

Rick Furphy and Geoff Rissole are two of Australasia's leading self-appointed experts on sociology, travel and culture. After cutting their teeth as investigative reporters for regional newspapers such as the Asbestos Times and the Gawler Growler, Furphy and Rissole released their bestselling debut Sh*t Towns of New Zealand, which won the Poolitzer Prize, the Poobody Award and the Nobel Prize for Shiterature.

The pair's work has attracted controversy - including one district mayor suggesting they be shot - but in the spirit of other true rebels like Ned Kelly, the Eureka diggers and Swino the pig, Rick Furphy and Geoff Rissole refuse to let naysayers deter them from their vital work.

NORTHLAND
Kaitaia
Kerikeri

AUCKLAND
Wellsford
Matakana
Warkworth
Hibiscus Coast
Browns Bay
Takapuna
Devonport
Henderson
Titirangi
Ponsonby
Grey Lynn
Remuera
Howick
Manukau
Great Barrier Island

NEW ZEALAND'S WORST PLACE NAMES

WAIKATO
Tuakau
Waihi
Paeroa
Te Aroha
Ngaruawahia
Raglan
Otorohanga
Tirau
Putaruru
Turangi

WHAT'S YOUR HAMILTON STRIPPER NAME?

EAST COAST
Mount Maunganui
Te Puke
Havelock North

TARANAKI
Waitara
Inglewood
Manaia
Patea

NEW ZEALAND'S WORST TOILETS

MANAWATU-WANGANUI
Whangamomona
Ohakune
Marton
Feilding
Foxton

WELLINGTON
Carterton
Featherston
Kapiti Coast
Porirua
Wainuiomata

FREEDOM CAMPING IN NEW ZEALAND

TASMAN/MARLBOROUGH
Takaka
Motueka
Richmond
Picton

WEST COAST
Blackball
Haast
Mount Chode

NEW ZEALAND'S WORST ANIMAL VILLAINS

CANTERBURY
Kaikoura
Oxford
Kaiapoi
Lyttelton
Rolleston
Akaroa
Geraldine

OTAGO
Alexandra
Port Chalmers
Mosgiel
Balclutha

ROOTING IN NEW ZEALAND

SOUTHLAND
Dipton
Bluff

SOUTHLAND CHEESE ROLLS

OTHER ISLANDS
Stewart Island/Rakiura
Chatham Islands

NAMES OF PEOPLE MOST LIKELY TO BE FROM A SHIT TOWN

ISBN: 9781988547237
ISBN-10: 1988547237
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 19th November 2019
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: NZ
Dimensions (cm): 16.0 x 15.0
Weight (kg): 0.25

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