West Coast Region (N.Z.) - Discovery and exploration

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Illustrated London news :Floating down the River Teramakau. [London, 1865]
Date: 1865 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] Ref: E-106-f-014-1 Description: View of three European men paddling down the Taramakau River in a canoe. Artist and engraver unknown Other Titles - Taramakau River Extended Title - From: I...
Date: 1865 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] Ref: E-106-f-029-2 Description: Shows a tent beside a river, smoke rising from a fire and two men on the river bank. In the distance is a snow-covered mountain. Other Titles - Taramakau V...
Date: 1899 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 : Papers By: Douglas, Charles Edward, 1840-1916 Ref: 75-241-014 Description: Title on typescript is `Westland from the Hollyford to the Arahura : passes over the main range'. Material used in `Mr Explorer Douglas' edited by John Pasco...
Date: 1952, [n d] From: Haast family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-0037-315
Date: 28 Sep 1863-5 Mar 1864 By: Bain, Robert Preston, 1825-1894 Ref: Micro-MS-0805 Description: Account of a surveying expedition to the Jacksons Bay area, ending with an overland journey from Martins Bay to Lake Wakatipu, via Lake McKerrow, and the Hol...
Date: 1846 From: Great Britain. Colonial Office :Maps and plans. Series 1. New Zealand. CO 700/New Zealand By: National Archives (Great Britain); Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881; Brunner, Thomas, 1821?-1874 Ref: MapColl-834.1atc/[1846]/Acc.46954-9 Description: Copy of manuscript map showing the second part of Thomas Brunner and Charles Heaphy's trip down the west coast of the South Island. This map shows the sectio...
Date: 1847 - 1958 - 1959 From: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 :[Illustrations for Heroes of peace and war by A. H. Reed. 1958 or 1959] Ref: A-060-007 Description: Shows Thomas Brunner and his party of four Maori guides taking a laden raft downstream during a rain storm in an attempt to cross a swollen river, in Feb 184...
Date: [ca 1956] By: Kehoe, Edward Luke, 1882-1959 Ref: qMS-1088 Description: Essay, probably written by Kehoe, detailing survey activity in the Nelson-West Coast area, mainly the 1846 party under Brunner, Heaphy and Fox Source of tit...
Date: 1 Jan-20 Jun 1863 (1956) By: Howitt, Herbert Charlton, 1838-1863 Ref: MS-1038 Description: Journal records his work cutting and forming tracks between Canterbury and the West Coast; meeting with groups of Maori and prospectors; a visit to John Henr...
Date: 1846-1858 By: Youngman, H A, active 1988 Ref: MS-Papers-5748 Description: Full title: `Extracts from journals kept on three expeditions to the West Coast and the rivers Grey and Buller in the years 1846 and 7'. Includes introductio...
Date: 1870-1905 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 : Papers Ref: 75-241-001A Description: Sheets of photographic prints for the book `Mr Explorer Douglas' Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1870-1905 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 : Papers Ref: 75-241-001D Description: Sheets of photographic prints for the book Mr Explorer Douglas Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1870-1905 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 : Papers Ref: 75-241-001B Description: Sheets of photographic prints for the book `Mr Explorer Douglas' Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1870-1905 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 : Papers Ref: 75-241-001E Description: Photographic prints for the book `Mr Explorer Douglas' Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1870-1905 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 : Papers Ref: 75-241-001C Description: Sheets of photographic prints for the book `Mr Explorer Douglas' Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1860-1869 By: Burnett, James, 1826-1872 Ref: Micro-MS-0806 Description: Letters to his wife, Jane, mostly written from the West Coast coalfields; full description of an expedition with von Haast to make a geographical and topogra...
Date: 5 Jul-16 Aug 1865 By: Newbery, Alfred, active 1863-1884 Ref: MS-Papers-4212 Description: Diary covers period 5 Jul 1865 when the party left Christchurch to 16 Aug when an ascent was made to the top of the Pass. Details the activities of members o...
Charles Edward Douglas and Arthur Paul Harper in the valley of the Cook River
Date: 1894 Ref: 1/2-032914-F Description: Charles Edward Douglas (left), Arthur Paul Harper, and Douglas's dog Betsey Jane in the valley of the Cook River in 1894. Taken by an unidentified photograph...
Date: [1970s] From: Host, Bent Svitser Muusfeldt, 1918-2000: Collection related to research by Bent and Emily Host Ref: MS-Papers-7190-2 Description: Continues Part II with Stalemate!; then Part III, The first adventure, Notes of an expedition to Kawatiri and Araura (by Heaphy and Brunner), Food for though...
Date: [1970s] From: Host, Bent Svitser Muusfeldt, 1918-2000: Collection related to research by Bent and Emily Host Ref: MS-Papers-7190-3 Description: Part III continues with Waterborne, Bird's eye view, Feasts and fasts, Journal and sketches burnt and The Wairau Road; Part IV, In the doldrums, Interlude, A...