A brief history of Otahuhu; Sedal, V I Venia Iris); 1982; 2014.1.1041


A brief history of Otahuhu


Sedal, V I Venia Iris)

Maker Role



Otahuhu Borough Council

About this object

"This book is issued on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the Otahuhu Borough Council"--Cover. Contents: Archaic Maori -- Arrival of Tainui -- Ngati Tahuhu people -- Ngati Paoa people -- Formation Royal New Zealand Fencibles -- Sailing of the Ann -- Fencible settlements -- Maori Fencibles -- Fairburn family -- First Taranaki War -- Volunteer Cavalry Corps -- Second Taranaki War -- Highways Board -- Road Board -- Borough Council -- Newspapers -- Tamaki River -- Cobb & Co -- Passenger Transport Company -- Canal Reserve -- Industrial boom -- Wallace plough -- Slaughterhouses -- Freezing works -- Hall's store -- Todd family -- Nixon monument -- WAr Memorial -- Memorial Park -- Alfred Sturges -- Wayside Cross -- Samuel Luke -- Holy Trinity Memorial Park -- Law enforcement -- Street names -- Health -- Fire Brigade -- Fairburn's homestead -- Fencible homes -- Pegler homes -- Pensioner housing -- Church of England School -- District School -- Sisters of Mercy Convent -- McAuley High School -- Otahuhu College -- Fairburn Road School -- King's College -- Mt Richmond School -- Intermediate -- Kindergarten.

Date Made



Otahuhu Borough Council

Publication Place


Subject and Association Keywords

Otahuhu (Auckland, NZ) -- History

Named Collection

Thomas & Bridget Gallagher Library

Object Type


Object number


Spine Label

993.24 SED

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