The Bridge to Nowhere - The Ill-Fated Mangapurua Settlement

Author(s): Arthur P. Bates

Wellington & Manawatu-Wanganui | Secondhand

The story of the failed settlement in one of the most remote valleys of the Upper Wanganui River, settled for returned servicement from the First World War.  This last great rurual pioneering scheme however ended in utter failure, and one by one the settlers discovered they were 'chasing rainbows'. and had to abadon their hard one farms with no compensation.

The book is in very good condition with only minor shelf wear.


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General Fields

  • : 9780473000882
  • : Wanganui Newspapers
  • : December 1984
  • : Wanganui
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Arthur P. Bates
  • : Hardback with dust jacket
  • : very good
  • : 168