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A personal account of events in the life of a commander in the Royal Navy with two important chapters on early N Z.
CHAPTER XI
NEW ZEALAND
Fascination of New Zealand - Appreciation of the Maori - Shipwreck of his noble life - Parson, police, and prison - The Bay of Islands - War dances - Hokianga - Consumption and the white man's clothing - Bishop Selwyn's devotion to the native cause - The Waikato River - Interesting excursion and narrow escape - Native chivalry - Military unpreparedness and traditional muddle - Two ring stories. 156
CHAPTER XII
WAR AND AN IDYL
Taranaki War - Naval Brigade - Beauchamp Seymour (Lord Alcester) - Hotham - Province of Canterbury - Rencontre with the missing link - Muscular Bishops - An earthquake - An idyllic life - A Maori Chief's daughter - A change of Skipper - A warrior bantam - A phantom cat - Homeward bound Pay-off - Cram for examination - Back to Cheltenham - Some of my relatives - My cousin, Gambier Parry - Sicut omnes.

Hardback in fair condition. Third impression 1910 published T Fisher Unwin, London. 443pp with illustrations. Please click here to ask a question
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