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History of Waikaia

Frederick Walter Gascoyne Miller

History of Waikaia

by Frederick Walter Gascoyne Miller

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Published by Waikaia Historical Committee in [Waikaia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Waikaia
    • Subjects:
    • Waikaia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby F. W. G. Miller.
      ContributionsWaikaia Historical Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU430.W13 M5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p.
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5649213M
      LC Control Number68086512

      English: Waikaia, formerly known as Switzers, is a town in the Southland Region of New Zealand's South Island. From until , it was the terminus of the Waikaia Branch railway. (→ Waikaia). From the cosmopolitan qualities of Honolulu to the charming towns of the North Shore, there’s a range of experiences available to travelers on Oahu. Hawaii Rooted: Mark Noguchi. A tough decision to leave a coveted hula halau paves the way for a chef to introduce people to cooking - and living - with intention. Hawaii Rooted: Kyle Reutner.

        QSM Mairi Dickson, Waikaia. For services to the community. FOR Mairi Dickson, the desire to help and to make a positive difference in the lives of other people and her community was a characteristic she was born with. At 85 years old, the Waikaia resident is a local reference for about people who live in the “wee community” in Southland. When a book on the history of the Wilden settlement is launched this month, it will also serve as a reunion. Wilden - The Story of a West Otago Farming Community - has been written by Dunedin man.

      Waikaia Waikawa Winton Wyndham Parks & reserves Alcohol licensing Stewart Island Electrical Supply Authority Working, living or visiting Regional Strategy Civil defence Our People, Our Places – My Southland Story Fire Emergency New Zealand Museums & heritage. Whakatane (to act as a man) - This story springs from the 12th Century Great Migration. The women of the Mataatua Canoe, left to themselves when the men went ashore for the first time, found a waka (canoe) drifting out to sea again.


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Waikaia, formerly known as Switzers, is a town in the Southland Region of New Zealand's South untilit was the terminus of the Waikaia Branch railway. The population in the census unchanged from the previous census in The town is in the Southland District and is covered by the Waikaia Community Development Area Sub-committee.

Waikaia is 15 km north of Riversdale. The first visitors were Māori hunting moa on the tussocklands of the Garvie Mountains and Old Man Range.

Gold discoveries further up the valley in brought a rambunctious town, known then as Switzers, with hotels, dancing halls and gambling dens. History of Waikaia "Seeking Gold and Second Chances". 66 likes. From murderers, bigamists, bankrupts, arsonists and addicts to law enforcers, business owners Followers: Date: From: Waikaia [N.Z.]: Waikaia Book Committee, c By: Donaldson, Janine E.

(Janine Esther), Description: Looks at the early pioneers who called. The Waikaia Branch, also known as the Switzers Branch, was a branch line railway in Southland, New ed as early as the s, it was not opened until and was operated by the New Zealand Railways Department for half a century until its closure in Well done Waikaia, looking great.

You can pick up my book at this great facility. Waikaia owes much of its history to gold which was discovered here in At the peak of the rush Switzers (the town’s original name) had a population of around 2, including a large number of Chinese miners.

Today gold mining is confined to recreational panning in Winding Creek. At Switzers Museum, Waikaia’s heritage is proudly displayed. Waikaia – A Gold Story It’s important to state from the outset that this village and surrounding areas history is built on gold. In some respects it follows a similar tale to the rest of the gold rushes, in other respects it was quite different.

When you grow up in an area, you take a lot of things for Size: 3MB. Approached by the Waikaia book committee to research and write a detailed history of the district to coincide with the th celebrations, Donaldson undertook the task of.

No signatures.; Uncommon. 76 pages. Illustrated wrappers. Page dimensions: x mm. New Zealand regional history. Waikaia, Northern Southland. With sketch illustrations by Lorna Thompson, Barbara Dickson, Mairi Dickson, and Janet McKee.

Front cover illustration by Lorna Thompson. Get this from a library. Glenaray: Waikaia-Southland: an account of the tenure of the former pastoral runs now amalgamated in Run no.

[Peter M Chandler]. According to the Environment Southland website the as of 10am the Waikaia River at Waikaia was metres above normal and falling 26 mm/hour. Downriver, at Mahers Beach Rd. Waikaia First World War memorial.

Site: Style: Ornamentation: Unveiling Date: No of Dead: Park/gardens: Square obelisk. The Penguin History of New Zealand, a new book for a new century, tells that story in all its colour and drama. The narrative that emerges in an inclusive one about men and women, Maori and Pakeha.

It shows that British motives in colonising New Zealand were essentially humane; and that Maori, far from being passive victims of a 'fatal impact Cited by: Waikaia Motel, Waikaia: See traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Waikaia Motel, ranked #1 of 1 B&B / inn in Waikaia and rated of 5 at Tripadvisor/5(4).

The main meeting room in the Lodge has been transformed into Waikaia's very own pop up cinema. All the history and character within the Lodge creates a very unique vibe. To add to the experience we have an eclectic mix of seating including 2 and 3 seater couches, lazyboy recliners and the odd bean bag.

Graphic maps of the area around 45° 44' 11" S, ° 13' 29" E. Each angle of view and every map style has its own advantage. Maphill lets you look at Waikaia, Southland, New. Ko Waikaia he nohanga o te takiwā o Murihiku.E ai ki Toitū Te Whenua, he nohanga (he 'locality' rānei ki te reo Pākehā) he wāhi e nohoia ana e te tangata, engari kāore anō kia tae te taupori ki te nui e taea ai te kī he tāone tonu taua wāhi rā.

Takiwā o Murihiku. Ko te takiwā o Murihiku kei te tonga o Te Wai-pounamu; ko Waihopai te tāone nui. Switzers Museum rebuild - A Waikaia community collaboration When good people come together to protect the rich history of the small Southland town of Waikaia, only good things can result.

Have a look at what the Waikaia community have created with the new Switzers Museum rebuild and see what stories have been protected for everyone to enjoy for. This full day expedition provides an opportunity to explore the Waikaia Bush Road, a fairly rugged 4WD track requiring a reasonable amount of off road experience to safely traverse.

This is a big day. Starting early, we drive South to Lumsden, then turn inland to the small Southland township of Waikaia.Also in close proximity are fantastic walks with amazing views, for history visit the old graveyard, and access to swimming, fishing and gold mining in the Waikaia River.

You can also see modern day gold mining by dredge near the road to Waikaia. Tariff - $80NZ per night (2 guests), additional guests $10NZ, cleaning fee $60 sleeps 8.Nga Iwi O Tainui: The Traditional History of the Tainui People Bruce Biggs Snippet view - Nga Iwi O Tainui: The Traditional History of the Tainui People All Book Search results » About the author () Bruce Biggs was a professor of Maori studies and Oceanic linguistics at 5/5(2).