Landmarks of Fiordland, Southland and Stewart Island/Rakiura
Publisher:Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
This highly-illustrated regional history examines noted the landmarks, architecture, natural features and personalities around Fiordland and Southland and on Stewart Island/Rakiura, comparing archival documents and footage with contemporary photography and interesting interviews with residents, business owners and local historians. Each chapter includes guidance for visitors interested in learning more about the living history of the region, with directions to local museums, historic sites and places of significance. Chapters cover: Dusky Sound, Jamestown, Hollyford, The Milford Track and Road, sealers and whalers, the Kaipipi Shipyard, Mason Bay, the Catlins River Branch railway, preserving the takahe and other conservation crusades at Manapouri, mining pounamu/greenstone and local personalities such as Donald Sutherland, Richard Henry and Quintin Mackinnon.
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