Adventure in New Zealand From 1839 to 1844: With Some Account of the Beginning of the British Colonization of the Islands (Classic Reprint)

January 25, 2019|
Adventure in New Zealand From 1839 to 1844: With Some Account of the Beginning of the British Colonization of the Islands (Classic Reprint) by Edward Jerningham Wakefield
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Excerpt from Adventure in New Zealand From 1839 to 1844: With Some Account of the Beginning of the British Colonization of the Islands

Journey to Whanganui - Wahine iti joins me - His relations object - He asserts his own authority - Mr. Spain, the Land Commissioner, at Petre - Upright conduct of an old chief - Death of Mr. Mason - The Rev. Richard Taylor - Spirited behaviour of Kuru - Journey towards Taranaki - Bridle-road - Missionary opposition - Luxuriant country Food for cattle in the forest - The tutu, a poisonous shrub - Signs of a settlement - Suspension-bridge - Advantages of having no port The yeomen of New Plymouth - Contentment in a good climate Security bestowed on Taranaki by the whites - Flocking of natives to the district - New claims - Suspension of the Company's Operations - Negotiations with Mr. Spain and Mr. Clarke, junior - Coast near Cape Egmont - Religious feuds among natives - Inhospitality Changed character - A captive belle - Kuru's home 586.

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Title:Adventure in New Zealand From 1839 to 1844: With Some Account of the Beginning of the British Colonization of the Islands (Classic Reprint)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:800 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.59 in
Shipping dimensions:800 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.59 in
Published:January 25, 2019
Publisher:1KG Limited
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780282669072

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