Settlers and pioneers; Cowan, James; 1940; 2014.2.0420

Name/Title

Settlers and pioneers

Maker

Cowan, James

Maker Role

Author

About this object

The settlers' efforts to establish themselves on the land were conditioned by geography, climate, soil, vegetation & Maori population: Contents: The emigrant ship -- The bush settler -- The home in the bush -- The pioneering period -- Auckland settlement -- Waikato settlement -- The edge of danger land -- The frontier road -- A story of pioneer endeavour -- The King Country railway -- Taranaki settlement -- Hawkes Bay settlement -- Wellington settlement -- Tussock plain and mountain pasture. The sheepmen -- Westland past and present -- Punts and bridges -- Horses and riders -- The smithy -- The country doctor -- The country parson -- Changing times.

Date Made

1940

Publisher

New Zealand. Dept.of Internal Affairs

Publication Place

Christchirch

Series Title

Centennial Surveys, 4

Subject and Association Keywords

Frontier and pioneer life -- New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand -- History

Object Type

Book

Object number

2014.2.0420

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