Jade River: A history of the MahurangiDr Ronald H Locker
First published 2001; second edition 2001; online 2014—
This online edition is a work in progress.
Part 3 Pioneer Pākehā
Pictorially, at least, hmss Buffalo and Gordon Davis Browne’s spar station will make a fashionably late arrival to Auckland Heritage Festival 2019, which concludes at the end of Labour Weekend. Given that Browne’s Mahurangi spar station was the first European…read more
Gordon Davis Browne was both the first recorded timberman and the first Pākehā resident on the Mahurangi, although he stayed for only four years. His credits extend far beyond the bounds of Mahurangi—from his pioneer timber station of 1826 in the…read more