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Jade River: A History of the Mahurangi

Ronald H Locker
First published 2001. Published online 2014—this online edition is a work in progress…

Pages xiii–xivin printed edition


Jade River cover

photograph Mahurangi Regatta 1901 Henry Winkelmann Auckland Museum | linocut Mahurangi River Valerie Pendred | design David Livingtston CAPS Digital Colour | concept Cimino Cole

Part 1 Beginnings

Part 2 Māori history of Mahurangi

  • Māori occupation of Mahurangi

Part 3 Pioneer Pākehā

Part 4 Surveys and settlement

Part 5 A maritime community

Part 6 Settlers and services

Part 7 The entrepreneurs

Part 8 Passing parade of journalists

      • A view from the fifties
      • Views from the sixties
      • Fete days in the seventies
      • The turn of the century

Part 9 A personal view

      • My grandparents
      • My grandparents’ place
      • Two sons, two wars
      • Uncle Charlie

Part 10 Personal account of the river

      • The run of the tide
      • Window on the world
      • The Saddle
      • Preserving the Mahurangi




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