The South Explored

Author(s): John Hall-Jones

NZ - History

The story of the early European exploration and settlement of Southland. Includes over 230 historical photographs, maps and illustrations. The story of the early European exploration and settlement of Southland including the European discovery of Foveaux Strait; the early sealers, whalers and whaling stations of the south; James Spencer who landed at Bluff in 1824 to found the oldest town in the South Island; John Howell who founded Riverton in 1837 and John Kelly who became the first Eurpoean to settle on the site of Invercargill; Chief Tuhawaiki of Ruapuke Island; Brother Wohlers; Nairn and Stephen who were guided to Lakes Manapouri and Te Anau by Maori; 'Nat' Chalmers who was shown the way to Lakes Wakatipu, Wanaka and Hawea by Chief Reko of Tuturau; surveyor J. T. Thomson who laid out Invercargill; and many others. Includes over 230 historical photographs, maps and illustrations resulting in this classic illustrated history of early Southland.

$49.95(NZD)

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General Fields

  • : 9780908629510
  • : Craig Printing Co Ltd
  • : Craig Printing
  • : December 1998
  • : 240x170mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : August 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Black and white illustrations
  • : John Hall-Jones
  • : Hardback
  • : 919.396042
  • : 172