Turbulent Beginnings Of Wanganui Settlement

NZ Non Fiction

The compilation of weekly articles taken from "With Apologies to Maui's Fish" that were published by the Wanganui Chronicle and the Wanganui Herald between 1973 and 1987. The writings of W. Hugh Ross compiled by his daughter Rosalynd, interwoven by his own experiences and with family memories as related by his father Alfred Hugh Ross. This is the result of his lifetime passion for New Zealand history, learnt through listening and reading, and exploring the places where the action took place. Contents: A history of the North Island and its effects on Wanganui; The Hauhau Wars (Weraroa-Pipiriki-Opotiki); Titokowaru leads Hauhau Raids for Two Years: Te Kooti's Attempt on Wanganui; Appendage.


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General Fields

  • : 9780476003798
  • : fairc
  • : fairc
  • : 300x210mm
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : 572pp
  • : BxW illustrations