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Historical Review. Bay of Plenty Journal of History. Volume 32 Number 1. Nov 1984. Whakatane and District Historical Society, Whakatane

A Young Tourist in Rotorua 1910. Good descriptions of thermal areas, some now gone

Flourmilling in the eastern Bay of Plenty
Farming incl Maori. Hand mills
Mill construction. Drawings & diagrams. Maori owned Mills before land confiscations
Quite detailed information about some Eastern BOP Mills incl fights (and killings) over which iwi owned land
Photo; map

A Traction Engine in the BOP. 1891 Tauranga-Te Puke
Traction engines were scarce in the BOP because of terrain, bad roads & narrow or no bridges. Later used in the Waihi gold mines then by the Public Works Dept at Hineura & Horo Horo

The Treaty of Waitangi. History of the NZ Company; discussion re the erosion of Maori land holdings & ratification

Tauranga’s Water Supply. History; sources; progress
Early photos

Raukumara (continued). The mountains which, with Hikurangi, form the Raukumara chain.
Names; Maori history; surveys; geology; botany; ascents; of each

Early Tauranga Homes. Notes about approx 11 homes & their owners

Tauranga’s Memorial Park and Neighbourhood. Some early landowners; notes about the areas and uses of each

Whakatane’s First Bridge 1911.
Photo of Ferry

A Ride through the Motu Bush to Gisborne c1897
The track; wild pigs. Interesting description and incidents with some names
Photo: Motu Hotel (Hansen)


Pages 63 to 133; b/w photos; bibliographies; index; s/covers; very good condition

Text Copyright 2015
Collectible Books, Napier

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