Book, ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CENTRAL OTAGO AND THE QUEENSTOWN LAKES DISTRICT Ger...

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Book, ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CENTRAL OTAGO AND THE QUEENSTOWN LAKES DISTRICT
Gerald Cunningham

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Gerald Cunningham

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Contents:
1. Introduction; 2. First footsteps - moa and Maori; 3. The explorers; 4. The early runholders, 1857-1910; 5. Gold! Gold! Gold! 6. Chinese miners in Central Otago; 7. Rabbits - the scourge of Central Otago; 8. Transport and the Otago Central Railway; 9. World War 1 and Private Andrew McBreen; 10. D Company - 23rd Battalion and the Battle of Crete; 11. Beginnings of the wine industry; 12. The origins of the fruit growing industry; 13. The stock and station industry; 14. Alexandra from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century; 15. Roxburgh and the Teviot District; 16. Life in Macetown 1862-1900; 17. The rise and fall of St Bathans; 18. From Blacks to Ophir; 19. Wanaka and Hawea - lakes and mountains; 20. Naseby and Kyeburn; 21. Ranfurly - art deco on the Maniototo Plain; 22. Cromwell and Bannockburn; 23. Clyde and the Dunstan -the first 10 years; 24. The road to Skippers; 25. Electricity - from Bullendale to the Clyde Dam; 26. Hayes Engineering Works - Oturehua; 27. Folly of the Kawarau Falls Dam.
Bibliography, Index.

Medium and Materials

Paper
Cardboard

Measurements

H 240mm x L 240mm x W 215mm

Date Made

2005

Place Made

New Zealand, Auckland

Publisher

Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd

Publication Date

2005

Publication Place

New Zealand, Auckland

Subject and Association Keywords

History

Subject and Association Keywords

Printed & published material

Subject and Association Keywords

Central Otago history

Subject and Association Keywords

Queenstown/Lakes history

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

0 7900 1023 2

Object number

CR2018.030

Spine Label

ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CENTRAL OTAGO AND THE QUEENSTOWN LAKES DISTRICT Gerald Cunningham

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