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Kelburn, King Dick and the Kelly Gang. Richard Seddon & Political Patronage. Kevin Bourke. 2008 1st edition. Hit or Miss Publishing Khandallah Wellington

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The development of the suburb of Kelburn including the building of the Cable Car line and the construction of Victoria University

Richard Seddon and his Government had friends on the West Coast who moved to Wellington where they established Breweries and Hotels. The political links and influences of this are examined, along with financial help from the friends and favours bestowed up them in return by the Government
These friends, all Irishmen, were known as the “Kelly Gang”

List of names of Wellington Land Companies from 1900

Old photos and drawings incl portraits; buildings; repros of newspaper articles and adverts; Wellington scenes; Military Camp Newtown; extending wharves 1899; construction of University 1905; Kelburn’s Chemical Engine to fight fires; cable car line construction; Karori tunnel and workers

256pp; b/w photos; maps; bibliography; index; appendices; s/covers; very good condition

Text Copyright 2015
Collectible Books, Napier

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