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Pioneer tales of old New Plymouth

Author: Murray Moorhead
Publisher: New Plymouth, N.Z. : Zenith Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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About passengers from Plymouth Company's six principal passenger ships: William Bryan, Oriental, Amelia Thompson, Timandra, Blenheim, Essex.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Moorhead
ISBN: 1877365092 9781877365096
OCLC Number: 156691780
Notes: "NZ history"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 178 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: White wings ... with an occasional greyish smudge --
Culture shock for first settlers --
Monument overlooks landing place of New Plymouth founders --
No place for the fainthearted --
The birth was easy... --
When Brougham Street was New Plymouth's gateway --
A doctor-at-sea of the migrant era --
Rich in pioneer memories --
Surfboat men, a tough breed --
Bridges over occasionally troubled waters --
Street corner pointers to history --
A flag that couldn't have flown over New Plymouth --
Josiah Flight : a busy pioneer --
Launched with high hopes --
When the haka shook Brougham Street --
Where once stood a magnificent wooded hill --
From ship's boy to key colonial figure --
Place names a renewable resource --
The first home site for original New Plymouth settlers --
Pioneers on four legs --
An important task for such a small ship --
Planted with such high hopes --
This funny thing happened... --
Seeds sown on fertile ground --
A magnet to the adventurous --
If it jingled it was fair currency --
No Cartlands or Christies for the colonial bookworm --
Last of the William Bryanites --
"There she blows!" --
When only the Maori lived here.
Responsibility: Murray Moorhead.

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About passengers from Plymouth Company's six principal passenger ships: William Bryan, Oriental, Amelia Thompson, Timandra, Blenheim, Essex.

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