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60 Million Gingernuts

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60 Million Gingernuts gathers together this country's most amazing, inspiring, and bizarre records. With chapters on nature, history, people, manmade wonders, popular culture, sport, and eating & drinking, this extensive book will captivate both young and old, Kiwi and tourist, from quiz teams to high school students. Did you know ...? New Zealand's highest bridge is on the railway line from Napier to Gisborne. The bridge crosses the Mohaka River 97 metres above the water; Auckland's Pasifika festival is the country's largest festival with over 200,000 people attending. It is also the largest Pacific festival in the world; New Zealand's most popular biscuit is the Gingernut with Griffin's Gingernuts selling nearly 3 million packets every year; Toffee Pop Originals (2,394,000 packets) and Superwine (2,393,000 packets) are neck and neck for second and third place; New Zealand's coldest temperature was recorded at Ranfurly on 17 July 1903, the thermometer plummeted to a record -25 degrees. The lowest North Island temperature is -13.6 recorded at the Chateau Tongariro. The coldest temperature recorded in the world was -89.6 at Vostok Station in Antarctica in 1983. There are many, many more fascinating records inside this addictive book.
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About the Author

Peter Janssen is an Auckland-based writer and who has travelled extensively throughout New Zealand. He has worked for many years in the publishing industry but has also tried his hand at bus driving, artificial insemination, pumping petrol, and farming. Born and raised in Huntly, Peter has also lived in Southland, Canterbury and Wellington.

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