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Once the Wilderness Index

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Once the Wilderness Index, 2002

Once … The Wilderness
by John T. Diamond (2nd edition, 1966)
Index compiled by Lisa J. Truttman, of Avondale-Waterview Historical Society, 2002

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Abbott, J (“Lonsdale” poultry yards) Adams (settler, Cornwallis) Aitken, William (Cornwallis Settlement) Amalgamated Brick & Pipe Co Ambler, Miss C. (Glen Eden Town Clerk) Anawhata 25 59 64 99 – 100, 103 8 35 – 36, 39, 120 – 121, 169, 198 29 94, 98, 103 16 16 6 126 25 9, 16 16 85 14 100 98 19, 25 – 27, 159

Ainsworth, James (Gold Co. shareholder, Waitakere settler) 154

Appleton, Fred (Waitakere settler) Archibald, James (brickyard) Armstrong, John (Titirangi settler) Armstrong, Thomas (Titirangi settler) Astley (E. Astley and Sons Ltd, tannery, New Lynn) Astley Ave (New Lynn) Atherton Caning Co. (Glen Eden) Atkinson Valley Atkinson, Mt. Atkinson, “Smiler” Attwood, Arthur (New Lynn settler) Auckland Brick Company (Henderson) Auckland Brick & Tile Company Auckland City Council

Auckland Regional Authority Centennial Park & Reserves Committee 64, 122, 155, 164, 170 171 Avondale -- “Aitken’s Point”, Rosebank (brickyard) -- Archibald brickyard -- Atkinson, “Smiler” 94, 97, 103 94, 98, 103 85

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-- Avondale Asylum -- Avondale Racecourse -- Avondale Station -- Bethell, John Neale -- Bollard, John -- Bourke’s Brickyard -- coal deposit stories -- Exler, Moses -- doctor -- Glenburn Potteries -- hotel -- Hunt, William -- Pollen brickyard Awhitu Peninsula

70, 166 97 94 49 69, 147 97 147 96 47, 71 96, 103 23, 164, (photo) 96 41, 92 – 93, 97, 98 17, 141

B
Bacon, Septimus (Waitakere Valley) Baillie family (Te Atatu) Baker, George (Mill Bay, Huia) Barr, Thomas (settler, Huia) Baxter, Fred (Henderson land owner) Baxter, William (Henderson Valley) Beach family Beetham, A (Henderson settler) Bendall family (Waitakere settlers) Bethell’s Beach (Te Henga) 48 42 18 20, 111 44 47 67 44 29, 30 (photo) 39, 49, 108, 133, 136, 169, 184, 186, 194, 209, 218 35, 49, 81, 189 17 – 18, 109, 124, 148 – 149, 187 16, 17, 27, 28, 107 69 97 69 9 215

Bethell family Big Muddy Creek (Parau)

Bishop, John (Titirangi settler) Bollard, John Bourke’s Brickyard Blackburn, Elizabeth Ann (Waikomiti) Blockhouse Bay Blowhole Bay

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“Boo-cow Tom” (bushman) Bradford, William (“Yankee” Bill, Huia) Brick, pipe, pottery manufacturers -- Amalgamated Brick & Pipe Co -- Archibald, James -- Auckland Brick & Tile Company -- Bourke’s Brickyard -- Bycroft (Avondale) -- Carder, Joshua (Hobsonville brickmaker) -- Clark, R O (potter, Hobsonville)

86 - 87 85 92 – 104

99 – 100, 103 94, 98, 103 98 97 96 100, 101 93, 99, 100, 101, 103, 156 -- Clarke’s Potteries (Taylor Street, Blockhouse Bay) 104 -- Craig, J. J. (brickyard, Avondale) 96, 100 -- Crown Lynn pottery 102 (photo), 103 -- Crum, Albert (brickmaker) 99 – 100, 103 -- Crum, Brick, Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, The 103 – 104 -- Dowden (potter, Hobsonville) 101,156 -- Exler, Moses (pottery) 96 -- firebricks (J. J. Symonds) 149 -- Gardner & Parker (brickworks) 99 -- Gardner Brothers 6, 99 -- Gardner, C. F. 7, 99 -- Gardner, R. O (“Tonks”) 7, 99, 103 -- Glenburn Potteries 96, 103 -- Hartshorn (Henderson brickmaker) 100 -- Hepburn family (brickyards) 41, 43, 44, 46, 67, 94, 100, 159 -- Hunt, William 96 -- Kemsley (Henderson brickmaker) 100 -- Laurie Brothers (brickyards) 41, 43, 44, 67, 93 -- Malam, John (brickyards) 41, 46, 93, 98 -- New Zealand Brick, Tile and Potter Co. Ltd (Crum) 99 – 100 -- Ockleston, James (Whenuapai pipe maker) 103 -- Pollen, Dr. Daniel (brickyard) 41, 92 – 93, 97 -- Redfern (brickmaker, New Lynn) 97 -- Ringrose, Dick (brickmaker) 93, 98 -- Scott, James (brickmaker, Henderson) 100 -- Thomas, William (brickmaker, Kelston) 98 -- Vasey (potter, Carder Bros., Hobsonville) 100, 156 -- Wright, James (potter) 98 Brimner/Brimmer, William (Titirangi settler) Brissenden, Edward (Bethell’s Beach) Brissenden’s Flax mill (Bethells Beach) “Brooklyn” (Big Muddy Creek) Browne, Arthur (Anawhata) 16, 17 51 51 18 35

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Bryan (settler, Huia) “Buffalo Bill” (wore cowboy hat) Bullock drivers and teams Bullock, Mrs. J. F. (deputy mayor, New Lynn) Burgeson (timber miller) Burnett, W. F, Commodore, C. B. (“Orpheus”) Bush, John (Henderson nurseryman) Bushmen -- “Boo-cow Tom” (bushman) -- Campbell, Arthur (bushman) -- Cowan, Charlie, senior (bushman) -- Spargo, Henry (bushman) -- Wilson, Edward (“The Onion”, bushman) Byles, Moffatt (Oratia settler)

20 86 18, 121 – 122, 179 – 182, (photo, 180) 8 36, 121 131, 133, 134 125 86 - 87 78 32, 34, 48, 185 78 78 28, 33

C
Caffery (prison escapee) Cain, Barney (businessman) “Calico Jack” (draper) Calvert, George (Waikomiti Hotel) Campbell, Arthur (bushman) Campbell family (Maori, Te Atatu) Canal Scheme Cantwell, William (rep. For Waikomiti Highway District) Canty, Thomas Canty’s Creek (Oratia Stream) Carder Bros. (Hobsonville) Carder, Joshua (Hobsonville brickmaker) Carrol, Benjamine (Titirangi Hotel) Carter (Oratia settlers) Chambers, John (ironworks) Christian (Swanson settler) 78 97 86 41 78 42 6 9, 28, 167 - 168 17, 27, 107 27 – 28, 119 100, 101 100, 101 15 – 16 28, 168 150 52

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Clark, R O (potter, Hobsonville) Clarke’s Potteries (Taylor Street, Blockhouse Bay) Cochrane, Alexander (Glen Eden settler, orchardist) Coal (lignite deposits found) Colebrook, George (Henderson Valley) Colebrooks Boarding House, Henderson Colenso, (missionary) Collins, Richard (road contractor) Concertina Charlie, Devonport Concerts, community Cook, Captain Corban, A. A. (Henderson vintner) Corban Wines Ltd. Cornwallis (Karangahape Bay) Cowan, Charlie, senior (bushman) Craig, J. J. (brickyard, Avondale) Cranwell, Ben (Henderson settler) Crowe (Swanson settler) Crown Lynn pottery Crum, Albert (brickmaker) Crum, Brick, Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, The Cutler & Sons, H. J. (nursery, New Lynn) Cutler, Herbert & Henry (nurserymen, New Lynn) “Cutter Rock” (Whatipu)

93, 99, 100, 101, 103, 156 104 27, 124 – 125, 168 62, 147, 173 47 46, 47 11, 173 41 81 67 – 68 144 127 127, 128 (photo) 18, 54 – 65, 105, 147, 207 32, 34, 48, 185 96, 100 43, 124 52 102 (photo), 103 99 – 100, 103 103 – 104 125 - 126 125 – 127 (photo 126) 132, 142, 185

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Dalmatian familes, Oratia & Henderson Dams “Darkey’s Hill” Davidson (Oratia settler) Davis Glue, New Lynn 5 28, 127 - 128 86, 112 - 116 33, 81 28 7

Once the Wilderness Index, 2002

Davis, Sir George Dawson family & Col. Dawson (Nihotupu settlers) de Brabandiere (Titirangi settler) Denyer Family Denyer, George Henry (New Lynn settler) Destruction Gully (signal beacon) 204 Devonport “Digger” Smith (Henderson gumdigger) Dignan, Mr. J Dilworth, Andrew & James Doctors Donald McLean, Mt. Don Buck (Randoff Sanfrisco Figuero) Dowden (potter, Hobsonville) Drury, Capt. (drew up chart of Manukau Harbour) Duncan, George (Henderson settler) D’Urville, Dumont Dutch Kiwi Inn

7 29 16 13 - 14 13 142 (photo), 143, 183, 81 85 46 46, 51, 165 - 166 47, 70 - 71 20, 111 86, 89 – 91, 162 101 133, 134 43, 100 144 29

E
Education Reserve, Archibald Rd Ellerman, Tom (boarding house owner) Ellis, Sir Howard “Emma Bank” (Manukau Harbour) Erangi Point (Bethell’s Beach) Evans (Oratia settler) Evans (Swanson settler) Exler, Moses (pottery) Eyres (Waitakere settler) 25, 40 32 - 33 7 130 184, 189, 217 - 218 28, 68 52 96 29

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Falls Park, Oratia Family life, West Auckland Farley family (Karekare) Featon, Mrs (New Lynn hotel licensee) Finn, Richard (Henderson land owner) Flaxmills Fletcher (settler, Huia) Fletcher Construction Company Foley, Edward (licensee, Cornwallis hotel) Foote, William (timber miller, Pararaha Stream) Foster Bay Fowlds, Sir George (Henderson Valley) Fox, George (New Lynn settler) Foxall, Seacombe (Waitakere Valley) French Bay Freeman E. (Henderson landowner) Fruitvale Road railway station

107 66 - 69 38 23 44 26 (photo), 51, 52 20 96 18 111 20 47 14 48 12 44, 52 23

G
Gaden, Eliza (early land claimant) Galbraith, Mr. (assayer) Gardner & Parker (brickworks) Gardner Brothers Gardner, C. F. Gardner, R. O (“Tonks”) Garlick (timber mill co-owner) Gash (Oratia settler) George family (Waitakere Valley) Gibbons, Ebenezer P. (sawmill, Swanson) Gibbons, John Gibbons, Robert (timber miller, Whatipu) Gibbons, Nicholas (timber miller, Whatipu) ”Glasgow Tree” 12 154 99 6, 99 7, 99 7, 99, 103 112 28 48 52, 107 – 108, 153, 158 20 21, 87, 111 111 31

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Glenburn Potteries Glendene Glen Eden -- church -- history -- population changes -- school -- women councillors Glen Esk Gold Goldie, David Goldies Bush Gordon (settler, Huia) Great North Road -- “Auckland Road” (1840s) -- concreted -- early description Gum diggers -- “Digger” Smith (Henderson gumdigger) -- “Tame Fox” (gumdigger) Gunson (Glen Eden settler) Guthrie & Larnach (sawmill company, Karekare)

96, 103 41 88 24 – 27, 50 (photo), 67 – 68, 69, 159 – 160, 191 7 25, 40, 69 8 184 - 185 153 - 155 121 31, 51, 121 20 12 7 9, 41, 167 - 168 28, 81 – 83, 85, 88, 89 – 91, 161, 168, (photos, 172, 177), 173 – 178 85 88 27 38, 112, 117

H
Hamilton, Rev. David Hamlin (missionary, Orua Bay) Hartshorn (Henderson brickmaker) Haslip, Reuben (Titirangi settler) Hay, D. (nurseryman) Heale, Theophilus (Cornwallis) Helensville Hemsley, G (Waikomiti settler) Henderson -- fishery 21 59 100 16 125 – 127 (photo 126) 60 – 61, 105 156 168 45

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-- history -- hotel -- land sales -- population changes -- public pound -- races -- schools Henderson, David (gold prospector) Henderson & Macfarlane (Circular Saw Line) Henderson’s Point (Te Atatu) Henderson, Thomas Henderson, T. jnr. Henderson Valley Henry, Hugh (Titirangi settler) Henry’s Hill (Mt. Atkinson) Hepburn family (brickyards) Hertz, Mrs. (New Lynn hotel licensee) Hetana Hamlet, New Lynn Hibbs, Joseph (Glen Eden store keeper) Higham (settler, Huia) Hikurangi Hikurangi pa (Muriwai) Hill, Alfred (Huia storekeeper, JP) Hill, Roland (teacher, Henderson School) Hoffman Family (New Lynn settlers) “Homes for Working Men” scheme Hongi Hika (Maori chief, Nga Puhi) Horse transport Horseman family (Bethells Beach) Hotels -- Avondale -- Big Muddy Creek “Woodman’s Inn” -- Cornwallis “The Bird in Hand” -- Henderson -- “Howard’s Hotel”, Oratia -- New Lynn 9

42 – 48, 67 23 43 - 44 7 44 - 45 41, 45 – 46, 160 25, 47, 67 154 28, 42 - 43 42 43, 47, 107 46 47 – 48, 107, 115, 119, 129, 169, 186, 190 - 191 16 16 41, 43, 44, 46, 67, 94, 100, 159 23 14 27, 69 20 37 – 38, 143, 184, 212 203, 205 20, 33, 117 25 14, 49 69 145 73 - 75 51 23, 164 (photo) 18 18 23 28 23, 125, 162

Once the Wilderness Index, 2002

-- “No Licence”, 1909 -- Titirangi -- “Waikomiti” Hotel Hougham family Houghton, George (Bethells Beach) Hueston, John (Nihotupu land owner) Huia Huia Road Hunt, William (brickyard, Avondale) Hunter, Henry (Waitakere settler) Hunua Ranges

23 15 – 16 23, 41 67 49 31, 119 19, 117, 123, 135, 170, 181. 184, 190 17 96 167 211

I
Ihumoana Island (Bethell’s Beach) Ingram, Chris (tramway builder) Iron sands Irwin, Sarah Ann (Waikomiti) Isaacs, G. (Henderson land owner) 184, 194, 217 - 218 120 149 - 152 69 44

J
Jeffrey, Detective (Henderson) “Jimmy the Devil” (Henderson, Helensville) “John Sharpe” (apple type) Johnston (brickyard owner, Glen Eden) Johnston, Joseph (Waikomiti Hotel) Jones, John (Big Muddy Creek orchardist) Judson family & Maj. Judson, V.C. (Waitakere settlers) Justice (in the bush) 45 86 123 25, 98 41 124 29, 190 76 - 77

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Kaine, Thomas (Big Muddy Creek, bullock driver) “Kaiwhare” (taniwha legend) Kakamatua Stream Karangahape Bay (Cornwallis) Karekare

18 143, 146, 215 19 18, 207 21, 32, 38 – 39, 111, 117, 120, 130, 136, 143, 184, 187 – 188, 198, 204, 207, 216

Karekau Sawmill Kariori Kauri gum Kauri Timber Company (Waitakere Valley) Kauwahaia Island Kawau (Maori chief, 1840s) Kawaupaka (Bethell’s Beach) Kawerau (Maori tribe) Kawharu (Maori chief) Keene (Maori chief, 1840s) Kelly’s Bridge, Oratia Kelly, John (Waitakere Valley) Kelston Kemsley (Henderson brickmaker) Kenkerdine, Dr. (Piha) Kenerley, Mr. T (Waikomiti) Kike’s Cutting Kilgour Family (Cornwallis) Kilgour, William Kitekite Falls (Glen Esk) Kiwi Tamaki (Maori chief – Waiohua) Korekore (pa) Kumeu Kupenga e Whatu (Whatipu)

38 211 173, 174, 176, 178 121 184, 194, 218 12 184 201 - 221 190, 201 - 205 12 28 48, 51 6 100 35 68 88 19, 20, 64 20 184 – 185 205 - 206 203, 205 156, 185, 200 185

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la Trobe, Samuel (Henderson) Laing, George (Titirangi settler) Laing, John (Titirangi settler) Laingholm Lamb, Alexander (Henderson Valley) Lamb, John (Waitemata Mills, Riverhead) Lang, John (Big Muddy Creek blacksmith) Laurie Brothers (brickyards) Lawlor, Henry (Cornwallis settler) Leahy, George (made iron gate) Leighton, William (Henderson settler) Letts (Swanson store keeper, post master) Levy, William (Glen Eden settler, orchardist) Limeburner’s Bay Little , Miss A. (Waikomiti) Little Muddy Creek Lloyd (Oratia settler) Lone Kauri Road “Lonsdale” poultry yards “Louisa Campbell” (barque) Lovatt, Abel (Piha settler) Lynnmall (shopping centre, New Lynn) “Lyttleton” (paddle steamer, Whau Creek) 43 16, 17 16, 17, 169 17, 188 47 156 18 41, 43, 44, 67, 93 105 150 43, 100 52 27, 124 - 125 101, 103 68 16, 17, 109, 205 - 206 28 31 25 59, 65 34 6 94 - 95

Leathart, Cuthbert (Big Muddy Creek, boat builder, hotelier) 18

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McElwain family (Anawhata Road) Macfarlane, John (Henderson & Macfalane) McGilivray Family (New Lynn settlers) McKenzie (Anawhata) 35, 163, 169 43 14 36

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McLachlan, John Mitchell (Cornwallis) McLachlan, Lachlan (Cornwallis) McLean, Sir Donald McLeod, John (“Long John” – timber mill manager) McLeod, John (Shepherd McLeod” – store keeper) “McLeod’s Selection” (Waitakere) McLisky’s Pharmacy (Glen Eden) McPike Family (Little Muddy Creek settlers) Mair, Gilbert (“Gilbert Mair’s Pilot”) Makaka (Destruction Gully) Malam, Dick Malam, John (brickyards) Mander & Bradley (timber millers) Manukau and Waitemata Company Manukau Bar Manukau Harbour Manukau Steam Sawmill Maori history, myths and culture -- placenames: Destruction Gully Erangi Point Hikurangi Huia Ihumoana Island Karekare Kauwahaia Island Kawaupaka / Rotokawau Kitekite Falls Kumeu Kupenga e Whatu Manukau Harbour Maungaroa Mokoroa Stream Nihotupu Ohaka Point Omanawanui Opanuku Stream Opou Point Oratia

64 60,64 20 42 – 43,115 - 116 43 51 74 17 146 204 28 41, 46, 93, 98 31 – 32, 85, 118 (photo), 119, 158 18, 54 - 65 130 – 146 185 - 186 18, 59 – 62, 105 9, 12, 34, 143, 145, 183 – 221 183 – 191

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Paratohi Island Parau Paturoa Piha Puaotetai Puketotara Pukematekeo Ruatuna Ruotewhenua Tai Tamatane Taitomo Taupaki Te Ahua Te Henga Te Kamaka Te Raetahinga Te-Toi-o-Kawharu Te Waharoa Titirangi Toka Tapu o Kupe Waiatarua Waikumete Waipareira Stream Waitakere Whakaari Marama Valley Market gardens -- Purcell, Patrick (Big Muddy Creek,) Marsden, Rev. Samuel Martin, Charlie (Glen Eden – photo) Martin, William Henry, J.P. (Glen Eden settler) Maungaroa (Piha) Maytown (shopping centre, Kelston) Medicines -- native -- patent Meikle, William (Waitakere Valley) Mercer family (Mercer’s Bay) Mill Bay Milstead family Mitchell, Thomas (Sydney merchant) Mobbs family (Piha) 14 20 123 – 129 18 144, 173 50 27 186 6

Mead, Arthur (Secretary of Auckland Centennial Park Board) 170 - 171 72 71 - 72 48 34 18 67 55 35

Once the Wilderness Index, 2002

Moehau Ranges Mokoroa Stream (Bethell’s Beach) “Moonlight Johnny” (goldseeker, Nihotupu) Moore, Charlie (Titirangi settler) Moore, James (Kakamatua settler) Morrison, Archie (New Lynn settler) Mosac / Mosick, F. (vintner, Pukematekeo) Motorways Motutapu Island (Hauraki Gulf) Mount Albert Muriwai Beach Murdock, Charles P. (Karekau Sawmill manager) Murdock, Edward (Little Muddy Creek settler) Mutual Improvement Societies

211 31, 186, 210 (photo) 86 16 19 14 48 6 193 213 - 214 133, 136, 152 – 153, 203, 205, 209 38, 77, 111, 117 17 69

N
Ness family (Piha) New Era Brick Co. (Waitakere) New Lynn -- borough capital value -- early description -- early land claims -- mayors -- population changes -- settlers -- “Te Whau” New Lynn Hotel New Lynn Primary School Newton, George (carter) New Zealand Brick, Tile and Potter Co. Ltd (Crum) New Zealand Company New Zealand Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (Onehunga) New Zealand Wars Ngapuhi (Maori tribe) 34 – 35, 38, 185 104 6 40 11 - 13 7 6 13 - 14 11 23, 125, 162 7, 40 23 99 - 100 54 – 55 150 - 151 76 206 - 207

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Ngati Whatua (Maori tribe) Niagara Sawmill (Huia) Nihotupu Stream, Dam, Falls “Ninepin” (Whatipu) Nixon, James (Little Muddy Creek settler)

183 – 184, 190, 201, 205 - 209 111 18, 29 – 32, 87, 88, 117, 154, 186, 188, 218 - 219 142, 185, 190, 199 17

Nurseries and orchards 123 - 129 -- Bush, John (Henderson nurseryman) 125 -- Cutler & Sons, H. J. (nursery, New Lynn) 125 - 126 -- Cutler, Herbert & Henry (nurserymen, New Lynn) 125 – 127 (photo 126) -- Hay, D. (nurseryman) 125 – 127 (photo 126) -- “John Sharpe” (apple variety) 123 -- Jones, John (Big Muddy Creek orchardist) 124 -- Levy, William (Glen Eden settler, orchardist) 27, 124 - 125 -- Orchards 123 – 129 -- Palmer & Sons, A(rthur). W. (nursery, New Lynn) 125, 127 -- Parr Nurseries (John and Thomas Parr) 27, 123 -- “Pomaria” (Henderson orchard) 124 -- “Thirty-six Years’ Experience in Colonial Gardening” (book, William Levy) 125 Nutting, Bill (Simla – Waitakere Valley) 48

O
“Oceanview” (Piha) Ockleston, James (Whenuapai pipe maker) Ohaka Point Omanawanui (Whatipu) O’Neills Beach O’Neills family Onewhero (old Maori name) Opal Pools Opanuku Stream (Henderson Valley) Opou Point (Wood Bay) Oratia -- church -- hotel 16 28 28 33 – 34 103 187 186, 215 - 216 49, 189, 194, 209 48 – 49, 51 40 207 186 186

Once the Wilderness Index, 2002

-- Maori legend -- school -- stream Orchards -- “Thirty-six Years’ Experience in Colonial Gardening” (book, William Levy) Orua Bay Orukuwai (Te Atatu Point) “Orwell Bank” (Manukau Harbour) “Otamai” Girl Guide Hostel Owairaka

187, 215 123 27 – 28, 107 123 – 129 125 145 42 130, 142 28 213 - 214

P
Pakuranga Palmer & Sons, A(rthur). W. (nursery, New Lynn) Paorae (vanished land, Manukau Harbour) Pararaha Paratohi Island (Karekare) Paratutai Parau (Big Muddy Creek) Parawai pa Parker (settler, Oratia) “Parkinson’s View” Parr, Thomas (& Sons) Parr Nurseries (John and Thomas Parr) Parr’s Bridge & Homestead Parr’s Corner Pascoe, John (Boatswain’s Mate, “Orpheus”) Patterson, Mrs. (New Lynn Hotel licensee) Paturoa (Titirangi Bay) Pearce, Tom (owner of “Doris” boat, Piha) Penn (prison escapee) 212 125, 127 219 - 220 22, 111, 112, 117 187 - 188 21, 111, 112, 131 – 132, 133, 140 – 141, 194 18, 187 194, 208 28 31 25 27, 123 27 123 133 23 187, 206 37 78

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Percival, Mr. W (handicapper, Henderson races) Picnics “Pigeon Hole” (Whatipu) Piha Beach

46 70 143 32, 33 – 35, 36 – 37, 121, 143, 169, 186, 187, 188, 191, 194, 195, 196 (photo), 208 - 209, 215, 216 22, 39, 119 – 121 211 109 – 110 (photo) 52 129 173 41, 92 – 93, 97 124 43 148 - 149 9 6 12 11 – 13, 188 17 12 73 28 29 24 11 16, 17 187 187 187, 217 - 218 48, 55, 57, 58, 64, 105, 110, 145, 207, 215

Piha Mill Pirongia Pit-sawyers Platt (Swanson settler) Pleasant Valley Wines Ltd Polack (early traveller in West Auckland) Pollen, Dr. Daniel (brickyard) “Pomaria” (Henderson orchard) Poppleton, John (Henderson Hotel) Portland Cement Portage, old Maori Portage Road, New Lynn Porter, Alice (early land claim, French Bay) Porter Family (early land owners, New Lynn) Porter, John (Little Muddy Creek settler) Porter, Captain W. F. Post Offices Potter, John & Henry (Oratia settlers) Potters Hill Poudrette factory, New Lynn Pre-emption certificates (land), 1840s Pugh, William (Titirangi settler) Puaotetai (Piha) Pukematekeo Puketotara (pa) Puponga peninsula

18

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Purcell, Patrick (Big Muddy Creek, market gardener)

18

R
Railway to Helensville (Kaipara Railway) -- carriages (early description) -- cattle straying onto -- funeral trains -- “Gumdigger’s Special” -- Scroggy Hill -- through Glen Eden (Waikomiti) -- timetable Ramsden, Alfred (first licensee, New Lynn Hotel) Rangatira Raynor, Dr. (Piha, Karekare) Redfern (brickmaker, New Lynn) Renner, Capt. (“Wonga Wonga”) Rewarewa Creek Rice, T. D. (cricketer) Rigby’s Hill Rigby, John (Titirangi Hotel) Ringrose, Dick (brickmaker) Riverhead Roads -- early roads formed Robinson, Charles (early land owner, New Lynn) Roe, Mathew Henry (timber miller) Roeville “Roseneath” (Little Muddy Creek – Laingholm) Rotokawau (Bethell’s Beach) Routley, Abe J. (Glen Eden store keeper) Ruatuna Ruotewhenua Rule, George (coach service) 156 - 164 162 - 163 77 - 78 27, 161 161 153, 158, 161 - 162 25, 73 – 74, 159 – 160 160 23, 98 204 35, 38, 119 - 120 97 132 23, 98 70 15 15 – 16 93, 98 156 164 – 171 165 - 166 11 – 12 19, 108, 110, 158 108 17 184 27, 69, 74 188 188, 214, 218 38

19

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Russell’s Bridge Russell, David (New Lynn bridge-builder) Russell, John (Waitakere Valley)

167 23 48

S
“Sand Bombs” (motor vehicles, Whatipu) Sanders, Jimmy (“Jimmy Three Sticks” – Anawhata) Sanders, Martin “Darkey” “Satan” (West Coast Road resident) Sawmill, first steam driven in NZ Scarlett, William (New Lynn settler) Scenic Drive Scott, James (brickmaker, Henderson) Sewell, Henry (Cornwallis Settlement) Sharpe, John and Humphrey “Sharpe’s Early” (type of plum) Shaw (Oratia settler) Shaw, John & Silas (Karekare) Shipping and Shipwrecks -- “Gairlock, S. S.” -- “Niger, H.M.S.” -- “Rarawa, S. S.” -- “Thistle” (wreck) Barques -- “Brilliant” (Cornwallis) -- “Cambodia” (wreck, Manukau Harbour) -- “Helena” (wreck, Bethell’s Beach) -- “Orpheus”, H.M.S., wreck of -- “Orwell” (first wreck, Manukau Harbour) Brigs -- “Derwent” -- “Emma” (wreck, Manukau Harbour) -- “Syren” -- “Tranmere” Ketch -- Wild Duck” Motor vessels -- “Waiuku” 22 36, 86 33, 81 – 85 88 18, 105 14 29, 31 100 64, 65 27, 123 123 28, 68 38 130 – 146 140 135 138 136 57 – 59, 65, 105 135, 140 136 76, 130, 131 – 135, 140, 144, 185 130, 135, 140 112 130, 135, 140 112 145 112 137

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Northern Steamship Company Schooners -- “Amaranth” -- “Atlanta” -- “Fiery Cross” -- “Osprey” -- “Union” (wreck, Manukau Harbour) Steamers -- “Avon” -- “Hinemoa” -- “Wonga Wonga” Timber ships -- “Dante” -- “Rangitira” -- “Rose Ann” -- “Tay” Shops Sinclair, Dudley (Auckland merchant) Sisam, Walter (Waitakere Valley) Smuggling Smith, Arthur (“Kaikatea” Smith, pig farmer) Smith, Capt. (“Tranmere”) Smyth, Hibernia (“Hiby”, Titirangi settler) Smyth, Mr. J (Henderson settler) Smyth, John (Gold Co. shareholder, Waitakere settler) Smyth, Maria (Henderson landowner) Snow (in Waiatarua) “Soldier Jack” South Head “Sovereign of the Seas” (ship) Span Farm Spargo, Henry (bushman) Sport, amateur games Spragg, Wesley (Henderson Valley) Spragg, Wesley Neil (airman’s monument) Stebbing, Henry (Henderson) Steinman, Adolphus (“Uncle Strawbuck”, Huia) Stills, illicit whiskey Stockwell, Dr. (Piha) 21

138 112 112 112 59 - 60, 65, 105 130 – 131, 136 133 140 132 112 112 112 112 72 – 73 105 48 79 33, 87 – 88 145 16, 40 – 41, 77 43, 46, 169 154 44 31 86 140, 141 78 94 78 70 48 19 43 86 79 34, 51, 163, 185

Once the Wilderness Index, 2002

Stopford, Dr (sanitorium owner) Suiter, Mr. J (clerk of the seats, Henderson Races) Surman Family (New Lynn settlers) Swanson Swanson, Hon. William Symonds, John J. Symonds, Captain William Cornwallis

33 46 14 52 – 53, 107 – 108, 129, 153 – 154, 159 52, 107 18, 147 - 149 56 -59 , 62, 147

T
Tai Tamahine, Tai Tamatane Taitomo (Piha) Talbot family – Wipene Talbot (Maori, Te Atatu) “Tame Fox” (gumdigger) Tapp, Fred (Piha) Tattersall, Mr. Tauhia Watarauhi (Maori family, Piha) Taumatarea Point Taupaki Taylor, J. (Henderson landowner) Te Ahua (Piha) Te Ana Katuku Te Atatu Te Hira (Maori chief) Te Kamaka (Piha) Te Kawau, Apihai (Maori chief, Ngati Whatua) - Rangi (Maori chief) Te Raetahinga (O,Neills Beach) Te-Toi-o-Kawharu (Huia) Te Toko-tapu-a-Kupe (Ninepin, Whatipu) Te Waharoa (O’Neills Beach) Te Whare-o-Rangi (Maori name for Henderson Valley) 188 188 42 88 37 67 34 147 - 149 188, 206 44 188, 216 188 42 12 189 55, 63, 12 189 190, 205 199 189, 218 48

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Te Whau / Te Wahu (New Lynn) Theet, Captain Peter “The Sweep” (resident, Glen Eden) Thode, Arthur (Thode & McMechan, real estate agents) Thomas, William (brickmaker, Kelston) “Tiger Lilly” (lived at Don Buck’s camp) Timber industry -- Burgeson (timber miller) -- Foote, William (timber miller, Pararaha Stream) -- Garlick (timber mill co-owner) -- Gibbons, Ebenezer P. (sawmill, Swanson) -- Gibbons, Robert (timber miller, Whatipu) -- Gibbons, Nicholas (timber miller, Whatipu) -- Guthrie & Larnach (sawmill company, Karekare) -- Henderson & Macfarlane (Circular Saw Line) -- Henderson, Thomas -- Macfarlane, John (Henderson & Macfalane) -- McLeod, John (“Long John” – timber mill manager) -- Mander & Bradley (timber millers) -- Manukau Steam Sawmill -- Murdock, Charles P. (Karekau Sawmill manager) -- Niagara Sawmill (Huia) -- Pit-sawyers -- Roe, Mathew Henry (timber miller) -- Sawmill, first steam driven in NZ -- settlement, around mills -- Timber mills -- Waller and Garlick, J.W. (timber mill owners) -- “Yankee” Sam (timber mill worker) Titirangi -- early description -- Hotel -- Maori name meaning -- Paturoa -- road to (from early 1840s) Titirangi Golf Course Titirangi Road (early photo) Todd, John (owner first New Lynn grocery store) Toka Tapu o Kupe (Ninepin, Whatipu) Tonks, B & Co (auctioneers) Tramways -- Waitakere Ranges

11 28 88 10 98 162 - 163 36, 121 111 112 52, 107 – 108, 153, 158 21, 87, 111 111 38, 112, 117 28, 42 - 43 43, 47, 107 43 42 – 43,115 - 116 31 – 32, 85, 118 (photo), 119, 158 18, 59 – 62, 105 38, 77, 111, 117 111 109 – 110 (photo) 19, 108, 110, 158 18, 105 75 105 – 122, 158 112 85 9 15 – 16 190 187, 206 9 7 10 14 190 43 112

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--Whatipu coast Tui Glen Turehu (Maori chief & tribe)

22 100 206, 211 – 212, 217, 218 – 219 20, 123 20, 123

Turner & Growers Ltd Turner, Edward (settler, Huia)

U
“Uncle Remus” “Uncle Strawbuck” (Adolphus Steinman, Huia) University Tramping Club Ussher family (Piha) 86 86 122 34

V
Vasey (potter, Carder Bros., Hobsonville) Vella, John (Oratia vintner) Vercoe, Richard (Henderson settler) Vineyards -- Corban, A. A. (Henderson vintner) -- Corban Wines Ltd. -- Mosac / Mosick, F. (vintner, Pukematekeo) -- Pleasant Valley Wines Ltd -- Vella, John (Oratia vintner) -- Yelas, Stephen (vintner, Henderson Valley) von der Hyde (Henderson land owner) Vos family 100, 156 28 43, 46 127 – 129 127 127, 128 (photo) 48 129 28 129 44 67

W
Waiatarua Waiherunga Waikumete (Little Muddy Creek) Waikomete Cemetery Waikomiti Highway District 31, 188, 190 204 191 23, 25 – 27, 159 – 160, 191 9

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“Waikomiti” Hotel Waikomiti Society Waimauku Waipareira Stream (Henderson Valley) Waitemata (area) -- population (1966) Waitakere (district & settlement) Waitakere Prospecting Gold Mining Company Waitakere Ranges

23, 41 69 108, 158 190 – 191, 200 8 51, 154, 157, 191, 216 217 154 28 – 33, 75 – 80, 154 – 155, 169, 187, 198 – 209, 211 – 221 9, 45. 164 – 170 7–8 156 54 - 55 47 41 112 103 31, 119 53, 125, 127, 156 – 157, 168, 175, 182

Waitemata County Council -- extent of area Waitemata Mills (Riverhead) Wakefield, Edward Gibbon Walker family (Henderson Valley) Wallace, James (Waikomiti Hotel) Waller and Garlick, J.W. (timber mill owners) Ward (brickmaker, Limeburner’s Bay) Wasley, Oliver (Nihotupu land owner) Weekly News

West Coast Iron Sands and Smelting Co. Ltd. West Coast Road (alignment) Whakaari (Lion Rock, Piha) Whatipu

151 - 152 24 – 25 191 20 – 22, 32, 39, 75, 79, 111, 112, 117, 120, 132, 140 – 141, 142, 143, 151152 – 153, 181, 183, 185, 186, 190, 194, 199, 214`, 215 – 216 9 9 94 - 95 9

Whau Creek -- first bridges -- transport on Whau Portage

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Whenuapai White, Francis (Piha settler) White, John (compiler of “The Maori”) Wilder, George (prison escapee) Wilkins, Percy (coach driver) Wilson, Edward (“The Onion”, bushman) Wilson, James (Henderson settler) “Winchelsea” boarding house, Karekare Winder, A. H. (New Lynn settler) Windy Point Wing, Edward (son of Onehunga harbourmaster) Wing, Capt. Thomas (Onehunga harbourmaster) Winkleman, N. G. (proposed iron sand smelting process) Wisely (potter, Carder Bros., Hobsonville) Withers (Glen Eden settler) Wood, Reader (County representative) Woodhill School Woodlands Woodmans Inn (Big Muddy Creek) Woodward, Mark (Henderson land owner) Woods, Gill (coach driver) Wright (Glen Eden settler) Wright, James (potter)

103 35 35 75 38 78 43 38 14 152 134, 135 134 152 100 27 167 52 17 18 44, 47 38 27 98

Y
“Yankee” Bill (William Bradford, Huia) “Yankee” George (Henderson) “Yankee” Sam (timber mill worker) Yelas, Stephen (vintner, Henderson Valley) Yorke, Joseph (Little Muddy Creek settler) 85 85 85 129 17

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