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Historical Review. Bay of Plenty Journal of History. Volume 38 Number 2. November 1990


Building the Bay of Plenty Railway:
Written by a Surveyor/Engineer
Life in Tauranga after WWI; Waihi; Katikati
Line from Waihi to Taneatua
Photos incl: Awakaponga; bridge & line construction

The Caribbean Connection:
Charles Macmillan, MP, Mayor of Tauranga 1915-1917
Photos; maps

Father Michael Borjon at Maketu:
Father Borjon was stationed at Maketu in 1841-1842. He described it as “terrible Maketu” although he loved it
Cannibalism; war between Tauranga &Maketu Maori
Difficulties dealing with local Maori; crossing swamps; obtaining food; keeping dogs away; ministering to outlying kainga
Fate of Father Bjorn & Brother Justin. Father Reignier & a companion visit 1842


Matata Railway, Road & Bridges League 1912-1913:
BOP & East Coast proposed line. Building of some sections; swamps, bush felling & other obstacles
League formed 1912, Matata Hotel; names; meetings; refs
Photos; map

Overland from Dannevirke to Opotiki in 1910:
A family journey to Waiawa, via the rugged Napier-Taupo Road & Rotorua. Travel by horse & wagon; sleeping in a tent. Weather, road conditions, details of places, the bush, thermal areas, ferries, swamp
A journey of approx 350 miles in 10 days

The Edgecumbe Earthquake:
Personal account of 1987 earthquake. Photos

A Visit to Opotiki in 1873:
Walk from Ohiwa; Opotiki town, Hotels & businesses; farms
Photo

Helping with Dictionary of NZ Biography re Tapsell
Book Reviews


Pages 67-122; b/w photos; maps; index; s/covers, stapled (bright); very good condition


Text Copyright 2016
Collectible Books, Napier




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