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1 McKENZIE, N.R. McLEOD, Norman Gael Fares Forth : The Romantic Story of Waipu and Her Sister Settlements. With an introduction by the Rt. Hon. Peter Fraser, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of New Zealand.. Second Edition in dustjacket.
Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, Wellington, 1942, 
McKENZIE, N.R. The Gael Fares Forth : The Romantic Story of Waipu and Her Sister Settlements. With an introduction by the Rt. Hon. Peter Fraser, P.C.,M.P., Prime Minister of New Zealand. Wellington : Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., (1942). Second Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(5),[1]-320,+ 10 leaves of plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 4523. “The epic migration from Scotland to Nova Scotia and then to New Zealand is the subject of Mr McKenzie's book. The author is himself a son of one of these sturdy Gaels. To the lite of New Zealand the Highlanders added their qualities of endurance, courage and love of education, influencing notonly their district in North Auckland, but through the many teaching desce ndants, the whole of New Zealand. Prominent among these leaders, as teacher, teacher of teachers, and inspector is Mr McKenzie, whose humanity and breadth of vision have done much to make New Zealand school systems amenable to a more vital progress.” - from the dj. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. From Scotland to Nova Scotia. 3. A Noted Educational Centre. 4. Southward Ho !5. Still They Come. 6. Pioneering Once More. 7. Social Life. 8. Medical Se rvices. 9. Economics and Adventure. 10. Live Stock. 11. Transport and Tragedies. 12. Seafaring. 13. The Timber Trade. 14. The Gum Trade. 15. Educationunder Difficulties. 16. The Church . 17. The Pioneers' Religion. 18. Norma n McLeod. 19. Miscellaneous Notes. 20. Far-reaching Activities. 21. The Caledonian Society. 22. Military Service. Appendices. Appendix: I. Official Correspondence. II. ?Arrival of Migrants. III. Marriages of Migrants?. IV. Original Land Owners. V. Teachers. Corners bumped, bookplate, name, newspaperclipping pasted to rear endpaper, else very good in edgeworn, tape-repaire d, unclipped dustjacket. “With the Compliments of The Hon. Minister of Internal Affairs, Wellington, New Zealand” printed note tipped in. 125.00

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