Kauri gum industry

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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: 21 Oct 1994 From: Memories of the Kaipara oral history project : Part one By: Nicholls, Hector Richard, 1914-2002 Ref: OHInt-0430/07 Description: Hec Nicholls was born in 1914. Describes the family's move to the Otakanini Block, previously Maori land, which was subdivided in 1910. Describes how the mil...
Date: 1915-1921 From: McLeod, Hector Norman, fl 1902-1927 : Business papers Ref: MS-Papers-0154-08 Description: Department of Lands and Survey report of kauri gum industry, 1915, 1916; report of Commission appointed to inquire into the kauri gum industry, 1921; NZ Peat...
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...
Gum diggers hut showing Joseph Kenworthy and two others, Kaitaia
Date: 1 August 1914 From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-006309-G Description: A gum diggers hut, with a sod chimney, in Kaitaia, Sunday, 1 August, 1914. Three men sit outside, the one on the left holds a piano accordion. Joseph Kenwort...
Interior of Petrie's gum extraction plant, Henderson, Auckland
Date: 1931 From: Brown, D F :Chiefly photographs of bush tramways and mining scenes in Northland Ref: PAColl-5934-01 Description: Interior of Petrie's gum extraction plant in Henderson, Auckland, 1931. Shows Eric Cassells-Brown (left) and Anthony Petrie. Photographer unknown. Inscripti...
Date: 18, 21 May 2009 - 18 May 2009 - 21 May 2009 From: Honouring seniors oral history project By: Morgan, Reginald John, 1916- Ref: OHInt-0979-05 Description: Interview with Reginald John (Jack) Morgan, born in Auckland in 1916. Describes the family background, and his parents, who ran the Hukerenui hotel. Tells of...
Date: Jan 1979 - 01 Jan 1979 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Blitvich, Mate, active 1920s-1979 Ref: OHInt-0105-12 Description: Mate Blitvich talks about his gum digging days on the Dargaville gum fields during the early 1920s. Interviewer(s) - Peter Mathews Arrangement: Tape number...
From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Talijancich, Spiro, 1895-1991 Ref: OHInt-0105-09 Description: Interview with Spiro Talijancich. Interviewer(s) - Mathews, Peter Arrangement: Tape numbers - OHC-000362B; OHC-000379C; OHC-000384A Quantity: 3 C60 casset...
Date: Feb 1979 - 01 Feb 1979 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Mitchelson, Richard Ewin, 1893-1988; Fletcher, Jacqueline, 1896-1992 Ref: OHInt-0105-22 Description: Dick Mitchelson and his sister, Mrs Jacqueline Fletcher talk about the Dalmatians around Dargaville and the Queen Carnival in 1915. Venue - Dargaville Inter...
Gum diggers drying and winnowing gum-chips at the property of Mr Nicholas Covich snr at Ahipara Hill, Northland
Date: 1933 From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-011214-G Description: Gum diggers drying and winnowing gum-chips at the property of Mr Nicholas Covich snr at Ahipara Hill, Northland, in 1933. Photograph taken by the Northwood ...
Gum climbers' camp on the Waipapa River, near Rangiahua, 1918
Date: 1918 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1752-1/2-G Description: Two men washing dishes in a tin basin at a gum climbers' camp by the Waipapa River, 1918. There is a dog in the foreground. The two men are standing in front...
Date: Jan 1969 - 01 Jan 1969 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Perich, Mate Ante, 1897-1991 Ref: OHInt-0105-07 Description: Mate Perich describes life on the Ahipara Hill gumfields during the 1920s and life in the Austrian army during World War I. Venue - Dargaville Interviewer(s...
Date: [ca 1900] Ref: PA4-0870 Description: Stereoscopic photograph of gum being loaded at Waitangi Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - Loading Kauri Gum, Waitangi; Backing board recto - right of im...
Date: Jan 1969 - 01 Jan 1969 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Tolley, Leon, active 1950s-1969 Ref: OHInt-0105-54 Description: Leon Tolley, Waipoua Forest Officer in Charge talking about Nick Yakas as he knew him in the 1950s. Interviewer(s) - Peter Mathews Arrangement: Tape number...
Date: Jan 1969 - 01 Jan 1969 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Birch, Dawson, 1906-1981 Ref: OHInt-0105-21 Description: Dawson Birch talks about gum climbing experiences in the 1920s, life on the Waipoua Forest gum fields, the Peter Stuart gang, Nick Yakas. Interviewer(s) - P...
Date: 1979 - 01011979 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Wyatt, Jim, active 1914-1979 Ref: OHInt-0105-06 Description: Jim Wyatt talks about gum digging days North of the Wairoa River, diving for gum at the Kaiiwi Lakes, gum digging around Aranga and Katui before 1914, gum bl...
From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Yakas, Jim, active 1970s? Ref: OHInt-0105-38 Description: Jim Yakas talks about the Waipoua gumfields. Interviewer(s) - Peter Mathews Arrangement: Tape numbers - OHC-000395B; OHC-000400A Quantity: 2 C90 cassette(...
Date: Jan 1979 - 01 Jan 1979 From: Oral History Collection of Peter Mathews By: Lulich, Nikola, 1896-1981 Ref: OHInt-0105-13 Description: Nickola Lulich describes his experiences in the Austrian Army during World War I, information on the two Dargaville Yugoslav clubs, gum digging at Aranga. I...
Date: 1865-1911 By: Northwood Brothers (Firm); Tyree Brothers (Firm) Ref: PAColl-6996 Description: A printed christmas message from the headmaster, Frederick Knapp, to the pupils of Central Girls' College, Nelson 1907; carts on Commerce Street, Kaitaia, on...