Author(s): Carol Dawber
This Golden Bay photo-history, the fourth to be published by River Press for the Bainham Reunion Committee, is a 192-page book of black and white photographs covering the Takaka Valley from Waitapu and Waikoropupu to Upper Takaka and Waitui. Shipping, sawmilling, farming and marble quarries are featured alongside homes, schools and businesses in a series of images chosen to portray the varied lifestyles of those who lived in the valley from the 1860s to the 1950s.
Carol Dawber is a top of the South writer. This is her 15th NZ non-fiction title.
Waitapu to Takaka 9 Central and East Takaka 77 Waitui and the West Road 123 Takaka in the 1900s 163 Bibliography Index