Book, FROM WASTE LAND TO WEALTH - OTARA; Joan MacIntosh; 1985; CR2019.077

Name/Title

Book, FROM WASTE LAND TO WEALTH - OTARA

Maker

Joan MacIntosh

Maker Role

Author

About this object

A hard cover history book of Otara, a district of Southland. Contents are:
1. Origins of the Place Name
2. Runs Number 61 and 62
3. The Brunton Era
4. At Nearby Fortrose
4. Otago Waste Lands Board
6. Rural Grants Register
6. Transactions Between 1881 and 1887
9. The Business Interests
10. The Wreck of the ss Tararua 29 April 1881
14. The Core Settlers
22. A Few Lesser Known Families
24. The Waikouaiti Settlers
38. Very Early Settlers, Foundation Families
46. Ocean View Estate
52. The Beattie Family
54. Flint Family
56. From the Waste Land
59. Otara Dairy Factory
65. The Century Ends
69. World War One
71. Post War Settlers
84. The Ambergris Find
87. Gold Mining
94. Coal - the Black Gold
95. Model Waterfalls, Dunedin Exhibition 1925-26. Otara's Great Hoax.
97. Otara Post Office
100. The Second Factory
109. Waipapa Lighthouse
125. The Tararua Acre Cemetery
128. The Remains of the Wreck of the Tararua
132. The Ericson Family
138. The Second World War
139. New Zealand Red Cross Society, Otara Branch
141. New Farming Families of the Middle Years
145. The New Immigrants
146. Otara Public Hall
150. Jennings Family, Third Generation
156. Jennings.. The Fourth Generation
160. Otara Haybaling Syndicate
161. Public Bus Service Through Otara
163. Lake Brunton
167. Rabbits
168. The Church in Otara
173. Blair Family ... Third and Fourth Generations
176. Third Generation Farmers
178. Fifth Generations Blair Families
178. The School
205. Furtherst South Sports in the World
215. Otara Pony Club
216. Toi Tois Hunt Club
216. Otara Library
217. Otara Residents' Banquet
220. Farmers to the Present Day
233. Closing a Century with Thanks

Copy signed by author.







Medium and Materials

Paper
Cardboard
Textile

Measurements

H 260mm x L 260mm x W 180mm

Date Made

1985

Place Made

New Zealand, Southland, Invercargill

Publisher

Otara Centennial Book Committee

Publication Date

1985

Publication Place

New Zealand, Southland, Invercargill

Subject and Association Keywords

Southland history

Subject and Association Keywords

Printing & published material

Subject and Association Keywords

Family history

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture & agricultural equipment

Named Collection

From the John H Angus donation

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

Object number

CR2019.077

Spine Label

FROM WASTE LAND TO WEALTH
JOAN MACINTOSH

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