Kaye Dragicevich offers a look at some two hundred stories of Croatian immigrants to the north of New Zealand, accompanied by nine hundred authentic photographs. The book is the result of many years of research by the author and Frank Vinac, the son of an immigrant from the Croatian seaside town of Zaostrog.

Kaye Dragicevich’s recently published Pioneer Dalmatian Settlers of the Far North offers a look at some two hundred stories of Croatian immigrants to the north of New Zealand, accompanied by nine hundred authentic photographs. The book is the result of many years of research by the author and Frank Vinac, the son of an immigrant from the Croatian seaside town of Zaostrog.

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Also read Mirjana Piskulić’s fascinating recounting of the life story of Hvar native Petar Jerković. (mojahrvatska.vecernji.hr)

The book will be available late this month directly from the author and there are plans to promote the book at the Kaitaia Dalmatian Club Open Day on the 23rd of September. Kaitaia is also home to a culture association gathering the Croatians of the southern Croatian region of Dalmatia. (www.dalmatian.org.nz)
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