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Breakwater Against The Tide – A History of Papakura City And Districts
by Elsdon Craig

Without doubt the best history written on Papakura area and surrounding districts. Well researched and written in an informative and interesting style. You soon gain a good understanding of the areas early history and settlement of the area. Also not to be forgotten is the maori presence in the area prior to and during European times. Many surprising and interesting details are revealed. Did you know that there were coal mines near Drury or that there was once a substantial pottery and pipeworks there. How about the line to slippery creek? Did Hays Creek ever have a log dam and if so where? Where was a famous inter tribal maori battle fought?

Hardback, 1982, 198pages, good condition, fading in cover

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