Pigeon Mountain: O Huiarangi : the birth and death of a volcano; Fairfield, Geof...

Name/Title

Pigeon Mountain: O Huiarangi : the birth and death of a volcano

Maker

Fairfield, Geoff

Maker Role

Author

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Contents: Pigeon Mountain, geology : -- A castle and moat volcano -- Volcanic bombs -- The Tamaki Estuary -- How old is Pigeon Mountain? ; Maori settlement : The first inhabitants -- Strategic vantage point -- Maori gardens -- Bucklands Beach, a Maori workshop site -- Origins of some local names ; The european settlers : Evidence of firearms -- Early settlers in Pakuranga ; My first impressions : The old fortress -- The Chiefs' graves -- Some early landmarks -- The ram pump ; The destruction : Comments by early eyewitnesses -- A return visit to Pigeon Mountain -- The quarrying -- Volcanic cones on public domains -- Management of the reserve ; Last words. Includes bibliographical references (p. 83).

Date Made

1992

Publisher

Tamaki Estuary Protection Society

Publication Place

New Plymouth

Subject and Association Keywords

Pigeon Mountain (NZ) Volcanoes -- New Zealand -- Manukau

Subject and Association Keywords

Manukau (NZ) -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Manukau (NZ) -- Antiquities

Subject and Association Keywords

Maori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- Manukau -- Antiquities

Subject and Association Keywords

Excavations (Archaeology) -- New Zealand -- Manukau

Named Collection

Thomas & Bridget Gallagher Library

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

0473015420 (pbk.)

Object number

2014.1.0005

Spine Label

993.25 FAI

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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