Based on a thesis written by Lyall Barry, former headmaster of Waimumu School, this book describes the history of the Waimumu and Te Tipua districts from earliert times to 1960s. Includes the Glendhu Estate, coal minining, forestry, Kelvin Grove, NZ and Australian Land Company, lime pits, churches, sport clubs, roll of honour, flax milling, dairying, goldmining, road and rail, Federated Farmers. A good social and family history resource.
Craig Printing Co, Invercargill, 1966. Hardback, no dust jacket. 389 pages. SECONDHAND