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New Zealand's Burning — The Settlers' World in the Mid 1880s

3 Hawke's Bay and the Seventy-Mile Bush

3 Hawke's Bay and the Seventy-Mile Bush

1 Arnold, ‘Opening of the Great Bush’, pp. 394–7, 495–6; Warren Bayliss, Takapau: The Sovereign Years, 1876–1976, Hastings, 1975, p. 42

2. HBWC, 27/11/85, p. 6.

3. TN, 9/1/1886; HBH, 16/12/1885.

4. HBH, 22/12/1885

5. The remainder of this chapter is mainly an intricate collation of items from HBH, HBWC, Daily Telegraph (Napier) and Woodville Examiner for the period 23/12/1885—1/2/86.

6. Evening News and Hawke's Bay Advertiser (Napier), 17/12/1885. This account of the journey is from the News's Special Reporter with the train.