Book, EARLY RUNHOLDING IN OTAGO; Herries Beattie; 1947; CR2019.058
Book, EARLY RUNHOLDING IN OTAGOEdition
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Early history of runholding in Otago.
PART I. A COMPOSITE PICTURE. Chapter I. The Fascination of Runholding; II. The Country in its primitive State; III. Difficulties, Dangers and Adversities; IV. Drawbacks and Disadvantages; V. Horses on the Runs; VI. Cattle on the Runs; VII. Sheep on the Runs; VIII. Different Nationalities on our Runs; IX. Floods, Severe Winters and Fatalities; X. Anecdoataes, Nicknames and Devotional.
PART II. A PARTICULAR SCENE. Chapter I. The Puketoi Station Diary; II. Wild life, Stock and Sport; III. Roads, Places and Bush; IV. A Mixed Bag; V. Gold Diggers, Station-hands and Others; VI The Diary and the Kennards; VII. Miscellany; VIII. Visitors to the Run.
PART III. AN OFFICIAL VIEW. Chaper I. First Attempts at Pastoralism in Otago; II. Runholding and Officialdom; III. The Passage of the Years; IV. Later Official Energies; V. Flotsam and Jetsam.
H 220mm x L 220mm x W 140mmDate Made
Otago Daily Times & Witness Newspapers Co LtdPublication Date
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