Kauri gum industry - New Zealand - Northland Region

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Date: 1915-[ca 2000] By: Ujdur, Sydney, 1915-2008 Ref: MS-Papers-8804 Description: Account of Ujdur's life; describes growing up in the Far North as the son of a Dalmatian gum digger and Maori mother; describes in detail his service in Egyp...
Two boys gum digging
Date: ca 1910 From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-009779-G Description: Two boys searching for gum in swamp land with gum spears and spades. Taken by the Northwood brothers, ca 1910, probably in Northland. Albums at PA1-o-394 to...
Date: 1910 - 1934 By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Northwood Brothers (Firm); Alexander Turnbull Library Ref: PAColl-1627 Description: Arrangement: Original negatives at 1/1-06253, 06277, 06304, 10555, 11218, 1/2-021623 Quantity: 7 b&w copy photographic print(s). Finding Aids: Printed capt...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-030 Description: The story of four generations of a family, connected in each case by a daughter marrying a new arrival into the country. The Munros arrived in Auckland's fir...
Men bagging gum chips, Kaitaia
Date: [ca 1914] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949 Ref: 1/1-004904-G Description: Men bagging gum chips in Kaitaia for shipment to Auckland. The gum had been retrieved by gum washing machines near Awanui and was of inferior quality compare...
Date: 1895 By: Thompson, T K, active 1895; New Zealand. Department of Lands and Survey. Auckland District Office Ref: MapColl-832.11cba/1895/Acc.12.993 Description: Survey plan of Hohoura now known as Houhora. Includes part of the area between Ahipara to Scott's Point, north to the Nagataenga Stream, across to Mount Taeo...
Date: 1910 - 1985 - 1920 From: Northwood Brothers fl.1910-1930s :The Northwood Brothers. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of the Listener, 1985. (Imagers of a new land, series 4). By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Listener (Periodical); Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- Ref: C-106-024 Description: Shows two men beside their sacking tent, one standing at right mending some sacking, and the other seated in front of the tent cutting gum. The tent chimney ...
Date: 1910 - 1985 - 1920 From: Northwood Brothers fl.1910-1930s :The Northwood Brothers. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of the Listener, 1985. (Imagers of a new land, series 4). By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Listener (Periodical); Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- Ref: C-106-024-a Description: Shows two men beside their sacking tent, one standing at right mending some sacking, and the other seated in front of the tent cutting gum. The tent chimney ...
Date: 1960 By: Meiklejohn, Leslie Douglass, 1880-1960 Ref: Micro-MS-0407 Description: Source of title - Transcribed Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s) (ca 60 pages). Physical Description: Positive microfilm
Date: 1863-1909 By: Clarke, Charles, active 1863-1909 Ref: Micro-MS-0691 Description: Includes Omaha district, early history, a reminiscence of persons settling in the area and brief histories of the families; diary extracts 1863-1909 recordin...
Date: 1979 - 01 Jan 1979 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Pivac, Ivan, active 1940-1979 Ref: OHInt-0105-02 Description: Ivan Pivac describes life on the Ahipara Hill gumfields in the 1940s and 1950s, including gum sluicing and gum washing. Venue - Auckland Interviewer(s) - Pe...
Date: 1914 - 1985 From: Northwood Brothers fl.1910-1930s :The Northwood Brothers. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of the Listener, 1985. (Imagers of a new land, series 4). By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Listener (Periodical); Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- Ref: C-106-019 Description: Shows a group of 3 seated and 6 standing gumdiggers with prods, kete and spades. Container has not been assigned location number and is therefore not separa...
Date: 1914 - 1985 From: Northwood Brothers fl.1910-1930s :The Northwood Brothers. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust with the assistance of the Listener, 1985. (Imagers of a new land, series 4). By: Northwood, Arthur James, 1880-1949; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust; Listener (Periodical); Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- Ref: C-106-019-a Description: Shows a group of 3 seated and 6 standing gumdiggers with prods, kete and spades. Container has not been assigned location number and is therefore not separa...
Nicholas Covich senior, and his son, by a pile of processed kauri gum, Ahipara, Northland region
Date: [ca 1910] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-006218-G Description: Nicholas Covich (senior), and his son Nicholas (Eru) Covich (junior) , by a pile of processed kauri gum, at Ahipara, circa 1910. Taken in the yard where the ...
Nicholas Covich's gumfield and diggers, Ahipara Hill, Northland region
Date: [ca 1930] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-004966-G Description: Workers and machinery on Nicholas Covich's gumfield, Ahipara Hill, Northland region, circa 1930. Nicholas (Eku) Covich junior is on the right (with striped s...
Nicholas Covich's gumfield, Ahipara Hill
Date: [ca 1927-1928] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-004914-G Description: Group at Nicholas Covich's gumfield, Ahipara Hill, Northland. Luka Covich is the man standing on the far right and Ann Covich is the tallest of the group of ...
Gumfield and diggers, Northland region, possibly at Sweetwater
Date: [ca 1930] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-004967-F Description: Gumfield, Northland region, circa 1930, possibly at Sweetwater. Nicholas Covich (senior) is on the far right. Photograph probably taken by Arthur James North...
Date: 1895 By: Thompson, T K, active 1895; New Zealand. Department of Lands and Survey. Auckland District Office Ref: MapColl-832.11cba/1895/Acc.12.991 Description: Survey plan of Parengarenga which includes the area from the Waitiki Stream and Te Paki Homestead to Spirits Bay across to Kerr Point on the North Cape, to M...
Date: 1895 By: Thompson, T K, active 1895; New Zealand. Department of Lands and Survey. Auckland District Office Ref: MapColl-832.11cba/1895/Acc.12,994 Description: Survey plan of Muriwhenua which includes part of the area from Ahipara to Scott's Point, across to Te Paki, the tip of Parenagarenga Harbour to Taeore Lake. ...
Date: 1947 From: Wells, Robert E, 1905-2006 :Photographic negatives, prints and transparencies of the Mokau and other rural North Island districts, and scenic views of New Zealand Ref: 1/4-091213-F Description: Sutich brothers screening gum chips using a sieve at Te Kopuru. Two men hold the sieve while the other pours the chips through it to remove foreign matter. P...