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Muskets & marshes : the history of Meeanee, the land, the people, the school

Author: Laraine Knight
Publisher: Meeanee [N.Z.] : L.J. Knight, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laraine Knight
ISBN: 0473032201 9780473032203
OCLC Number: 154160440
Description: 288 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, plans, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Meeanee, the name ; India ; New Zealand ; Hawke's Bay --
1. Meeanee, the land: The geological formation of Meeanee ; The Maori history ; The River Meeanee Block ; Roads ; Roads Board ; Meeanee Riding ; Railway ; Bridges ; River control ; Meeanee Riding members ; Meeanee street names --
2. Meeanee, the people: The Maori ; European settlement ; Catholic mission ; Observatory ; Wine industry ; 1860 census ; Hotels ; Store & Post Office ; Presbyterian Church ; Anglican Church ; Artesian wells ; Police ; Jockey club ; Greyhound racing ; Agricultural & Pastoral Society ; Acclimatization Society ; 1868 settlers ; Halls ; Manchester Unity & other lodges ; Chinese residents ; Clubs & institutions ; 1881 to 1991 census ; Illnesses & epidemics ; Floods ; Meeanee notables ; We will remember them ; Meeanee today --
3. Meeanee, the school: Early education ; Early schools ; Inspectors ; Meeanee School ; Householders meetings ; Excerpts from log-books ; The old walnut tree ; Anecdotes ; Dates of interest ; Lists of early settlers ; Acknowledgements ; Bibliography.
Responsibility: by Laraine Knight.

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