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Early Whanganui : assault, arrivals, achievements / Alan Burnett.

By: Burnett, Alan Alexander.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Waikanae, New Zealand : Alan Burnett, 2017Description: 99 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473380250; 0473380250.Subject(s): Ringa kaha | Nga Pakanga Whenua o Mua | Korero nehe | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Wars | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Warfare | Whanganui District (N.Z.) -- History | New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847DDC classification: 993.54 Summary: Alan Burnett grew up in Hunterville. He was at the Collegiate School for five years and went on to graduate from Victoria University College, Wellington and Oxford University. He can claim early Whanganui settlers as great great grandparents: William and Jane Hair, Thomas and Catherine McWilliam, William and Jean Burr and Joseph and Mary Burnett. This book is a tribute to them and many others, both Maori and Pakeha, who from the 1820s to the 1870s experienced many assaults. The ways they found to deal with them contributed to development of the estuary of the river into a sophisticated city.
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Alan Burnett grew up in Hunterville. He was at the Collegiate School for five years and went on to graduate from Victoria University College, Wellington and Oxford University. He can claim early Whanganui settlers as great great grandparents: William and Jane Hair, Thomas and Catherine McWilliam, William and Jean Burr and Joseph and Mary Burnett. This book is a tribute to them and many others, both Maori and Pakeha, who from the 1820s to the 1870s experienced many assaults. The ways they found to deal with them contributed to development of the estuary of the river into a sophisticated city.