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The Penguin eyewitness history of New Zealand : dramatic first-hand accounts from New Zealand's history

Author: Bob Brockie
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin, 2002.
Series: A Penguin original. History
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Brockie
ISBN: 0143018256 9780143018254
OCLC Number: 53084141
Notes: Updated ed. of: I was there! 1998.
Description: 293 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: New Zealand espied, 1642 / Abel Tasman --
Violence at Murderers Bay, 1642 / Abel Tasman --
First European to set foot on New Zealand, 1769 / Captain James Cook --
'Dr Solander and myself ... landed without much difficulty', 1769 / Joseph Banks --
Frenchmen fraternising with the savages in the Bay of Islands, 1772 / Julien Crozet --
Modern man meets ancient man and his daughters, 1773 / Captain James Cook --
Cook's men clear bush at Dusky Sound, 1773 / George Forster --
'I don't like to be shot at like a bird', 1795 / First Officer John Murry --
First cattle and horses landed at Bay of Islands, 1814 / John Nicholas --
First Christian service at Bay of Islands, 1814 / Rev. Samuel Marsden --
Escaped convicts recaptured, Bay of Islands, 1814 / John Nicholas --
Utu at Stewart Island, 1827 / John Boultbee --
Massacre at Akaroa, 1830 / Ihaia Pouhawaiki --
The spirit calls, 1830s / Frederick Edward Maning --
'I do not know that I ever cried in parting from a girl before', 1834 / Edward Markham --
Visiting Waimate, 1835 / Charles Darwin --
Harpooning whales off Banks Peninsula, 1838 / Surgeon Felix Maynard --
A fair exchange in Lyttelton Harbour, 1838 / Surgeon Felix Maynard --
Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, 1840 / William Colenso --
Broken-hearted at Cloudy Bay, about 1840 / Te Uatorikiriki --
Auckland's first horse race, 1842 / Ensign Best --
Negotiating the Buller Gorge, 1847 / Thomas Brunner --
First operation under general anaesthetic in Wellington, 1847 / Port Nicholson Spectator reporter --
Queen's Birthday Ball aboard the Meander, 1850 / Charlotte Godley --
A drowning in Lyttelton Harbour, 1851 / Charlotte Godley --
Frolicking naked in the snow, 1851 / William Colenso --
Cook's visit recalled, 1852 / Chief Te Taniwha --
Mackenzie's dog in court, 1855 / Pioneer reporter --
German hospitality near Motueka, 1859 / Julius van Haast --
Carbine and revolver attack south of Auckland, 1863 / Captain William Jackson --
The lonely shepherd, 1864 / Robert Palmer --
Waikato Battle, 1864 / Brigadier-General Carey --
Lament for the dispossessed, 1860s / Rangiamoa --
'My children has had to go bare futed', 1865 / Jane Oates --
'I was treated in a cold, cruel and unkind manner'. 1865 / Augusta McNeill --
Parson calls on Kaniere gold miners, 1866 / Archdeacon Henry Harper --
The Stratford Fire Storm, 1868 / Edward Gilshnan --
Visiting the Karori Lunatic Asylum, 1871 / Dr France --
Coaching through Otago, 1872 / Anthony Trollope --
Lifeboat adrift off South Africa, 1874 / Second mate Henry McDonald --
Collecting potatoes near Whakarewarewa, 1870s / Makeriti --
Aftermath of the s.s. Tararua sinking, 1881 / J. Rennie --
'Cry for me', 1882 / Hiroki --
'My time is very full', 1884 / Anne Richmond --
Sister Joseph given her instructions, 1885 / Father Soulas --
Trapped under Tarawera ash, 1886 / Amelia Haszard --
Pelican up the Wanganui River, 1889 / S.H. Drew --
Work in the bakehouse, 1890 / 'Mr. X' --
No work in Hawke's Bay, 1893 / James Cox --
'At home' : Government House, 1893 / New Zealand graphic and Ladies Journal Reporter --
Backcountry snow in Canterbury, 1895 / Arthur Hope --
Minnie Dean hanged at Invercargill, 1895 / Southland times reporter --
The Brunnerton Mine Disaster, 1896 / Christchurch press reporters --
Vindicating public purity, 1898 / Henry George Ell --
Off to the war, 1899 / Evening post reporters --
Giving the Boers Jip, 1900 / Trooper Herbert H. Gawith --
Welcoming the new launch at Uawa (Tolaga Bay), 1901 / Eru Monita --
The mail must get through, 1901 / Herbert Bird --
Escaping Burnham Industrial School, about 1905 / John A. Lee --
Richard Seddon welcomes the All Blacks home, 1906 / New Zealand herald reporter --
Annual school picnic, about 1906 / Alex W. Hepburn --
Jumping the baby up and down at Waipunga, 1907 / Katherine Mansfield --
Winning the Nobel Prize, 1908 / Ernest Rutherford --
Advice to mothers, 1909 / F. Truby King --
Drunks fighting like dogs at Tolaga Bay, 1914 / Florence Harsant --
Landing at Gallipoli, 1915 / Dr Te Rangi Hiroa --
Burying the dead at Gallipoli, 1915 / Lieutenant Colonial [sic] P.C. Fenwick --
Doctoring to the troops at Gallipoli, 1915 / Dr Te Rangi Hiroa --
'Hope some work will come my way soon', 1915 / James Cox --
The fighting at Passchendale, 1917 / Brigadier-Genral Gernard Freyberg --
No. 1 field punishment, 1918 / Archibald Baxter --
'I respectfully beg to appeal', 1918 / Captain Alfred Jonas --
War's end and influenza strikes, 1918 / Dr Doris Gordon --
The sporting life, 1919 / Herbert Watson --
Growing up in Lyall Bay, 1920 / Barbara Chorlton --
The Prince of Wales welcomed to Dunedin, 1920 / Otago daily times reporter --
Tea with the Mayor of Wanganui, 1920 / D'Arcy Cresswell --
Arriving in New Zealand, 1921 / Walter Brockie --
Juvenile deliquency in Reefton, early 1920s / Redmond Phillips --
The Bombay Football Club, 1922 / William Massey --
Fighting the Black Marlin off the Bay of Islands, 1920s / Zane Grey --
School holidays up country, 1928 / Barbara Chorlton --
First Trans-Tasman flight, 1928 / Squadron Leader Kindsford Smith --
Escaping the Murchison earthquake, 1929 / Vita Harney --
Ahuriri Lagoon turns to dry land, 1931 / Ruth Park --
Napier Morturary after the Big Quake, 1931 / New Zealand Press Association reporter --
The unemployed riot in Queen Street, 1932 / C.G. Scrimgeour --
The depression hits Donegal flat, early 1930s / Ellen Donegal --
Labour victory, 1935 / Michael Joseph Savage --
The Gull lands at Auckland Airport, 1936 / Jean Batten --
Parliamentary proceedings, 1937 / John A. Lee --
'Life is good if you've got the guts', 1938 / Archie Hull --
Cabinet hears Britain declare war on Germany, 1939 / Bernard Ashwin --
HMNZS Achilles in action off the River Plate, 1939 / Jack S. Harker --
Farewelling the troops, 1940 / Ruth Park --
Hungarian refugee's first job in New Zealand, 1940 / George Haydn --
Retreat from Greece and Crete, 1941 / John Watson --
'It is my intention to come out on Thursday', 1941 / Harold Fuller Cooke --
Bombardment at El Alamein, 1942 / Lieutenant Colonel H. Murray Reid --
Mutiny at POW Camp, 1943 / Second Lieutenant Keith Robertson --
Battle for the Mareth Line, 1943 / General Freyberg --
Shot down in the Pacific, 1943 / Warrant Officer George Luoni --
'Move or nod your head if you can hear us', 1944 / Nursing Sister Gay Trevithick --
General Kippenberger loses his feet at Cassino, 1944 / Frank Massey --
Kiwi Keith's high-flying kites, about 1947 / Roger Holyoake --
Hotel service, 1947 / Alistair Mcintosh --
Ballantyne's fire, 1947 / Margueretta Nicholls, Nancy Nash --
Waterfront Dispute, 1951 / Colin Clark --
Undreamt-of success, 1951 / Sidney Holland --
The Hulk does Stillwater, 1951 / George Fraser --
Knocking off Mount Everest, 1953 / Edmund Hillary --
Tangiwai disaster, 1953 / Cyril Ellis --
The Queen visits Stratford, 1954 / Jill King --
Moidering mother, 1954 / Pauline Parker --
First Holy Communion, 1958 / Therese O'Connell --
The world mile record, 1962 / Peter Snell --
Meeting the right people in Heretaunga, early 1960s / Robyn Du Chateau --
Vietnam teach-in, 1965 / Professor Keith Sinclair --
Visiting Rio and Berlin, 1967 / Robert Muldoon --
Saved from the sinking Wahine, 1968 / Ada Woolf --
Anti-Vietnam [War] demos in Auckland, 1968 / Tim Shadbolt --
Qui Nhon Hospital, 1969 / Dr Peter Eccles Smith --
Statement to policy, 1970 / Arthur Allan Thomas --
Christmas Day in Paremoremo, 1970 / Carl Frederick Rosel --
Norman Kirk's days and nights, 1974 / Margaret Hayward --
Sunday night at the Peter Pan Cabaret, 1974 / Bob Jones --
Milan Brych unmasked, 1974 / Kevin Ryan --
Maori Land March, 1975 / Donna Awatere Huata --
Wellington mayoral campaign launched, 1977 / Carmen --
Data entry error, 1978 [Flight 901 to Mount Erebus, 1979] / Brian Hewitt --
Mr Asia rumbled, 1978-79 / Pat Booth --
New Year's Eve party, 1980 / Tom Scott --
Flying to Wellington, 1981 / John Banks --
Protesting the Springbok Tour, 1981 / Sonja Davies --
Confronting the anti-apartheid protestors, 1981 / Ross Meurant --
Turning point, 1985 / Zita Edmunds --
The Oxford debate, 1985 / David Lange --
The Edgecumbe Earthquake, 1987 / Bronwyn Joyce --
Sharemarket crash, 1987 / Oily Newland --
The Rose-Nol︠le makes land, 1990 / John Glennie --
Dialling 111, Aramoana, 1990 / Darren Gibbs --
The America's Cup comes to Auckland, 1995 / Suzanne McFadden --
Falling into Cave Creek, 1995 / Stacy Mitchell --
Baiting the French at Mururoa Atoll, 1995 / Alice Richard Leney --
The general election, 1996 / David Armstrong --
Auckland power crisis, 1998 / Maryanne Gardiner and Alan Mummery --
The Scott Wilson Trial, 1999 / Frank Haden --
McLean's Millennial Hogmanay, 1999-2000 / Dinah Priestley --
!*!@#$ 2001 [New York 11 September 2001] / Mikhaila Nola.
Series Title: A Penguin original. History
Other Titles: "I was there!" series.
Responsibility: edited by Bob Brockie.

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