A pictorial history of West Auckland; Jean Garriock; Clive Sleeman; Stephen Cran...


A pictorial history of West Auckland


Jean Garriock; Clive Sleeman; Stephen Crane

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1. Maori (Turehu; Te Kawerau a Maki)
2. Early settlers (Swanson; Corban; McLeod; Pirritt; Pauling; Henderson; Clark; Parr; Theet; Levy; Sisam; Higham; Laing; McCormick; Thomas; Yelas)
3. Logging at Henderson; Swanson; Piha; Whatipu; Huia; Kauri driving dams.
4. Gumdigging; Don Buck's Camp.
5. Orchards and farming, vineyards
6. Settlements: Henderson; New Lynn; Glen Eden; Titirangi; Te Atatu; Hobsonville; Whenuapai; Laingholm; Huia; Kumeu; Waitakere; Taupaki.
7. Services (churches; schools; town halls; water dams; boarding houses; taxi services; cemetery)
8. Transport (horses; railways; bush tramways; automobiles; trucks; boats; planes)
9. Industry (timber milling; clay industry: Clark's Potteries; Brickworks; A & B Bricks Ltd; Crown Lynn Potteries; Riverhead Paper Mill; Douglas Cane Factory; Fishing (Te Atatu North); Astley's Tanneries)
10. Recreation.

Medium and Materials

115 pages.


West Auckland Historical Society Inc.

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Publication Place

Auckland, NZ

Subject and Association Description

Book Review: A Pictorial History of West Auckland. Comments on photos by Alf Mabbett (NL 148-152). Page 14, Konaki. Page 32, Bullock team. Page 34, Pitsawing. Camp oven. Page 35 horse. Page 37 Double bogey. Page 41 Gumdigging. Page 47 truck. Page 48 Bill Lilley. Page 50 scarifier. Page 57 Spring cart. Page 58 New Lynn hotel. Page 59 Mrs Pilkington.


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