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Wises Index to Every Place in New Zealand - V

VALETTA. A railway station 19 miles from Ashburton-Springburn line Mayfield nearest post office.
VALKNER ISLETS. 3 ½ m north from summit of White Island, the highest of three, 375ft high.
VALLEY FIELD. Sheep station 4 m south-west of Renwicktown.
VERNON. 8 m east of Blenheim.
VICTORIA. Township and portion of Gisborne.
VICTORIA. Residence of first Governor of N.Z., Rusbell.
VICTORIA. See Papatawa of which it is the railway station.
VICTORIA DOMAIN PENINSULA. North-east of Picton. Given its name on June 23, 1891. in remembrance of her Majesty's Jubilee
VICTORIA GULLY. Mining, 3 m from Nokomai.
VICTORIA MOUNT. Inner signal station, between Evans Bay and Lambton Harbour, Wellington.
VICTORIA PARK. Holiday resort, near Waimate.
VICTORIA RANGE (6000ft). Between Inangahua and Maruia Rivers.
VICTORIA RIVER. Flows into the Awanui, Mangonui.
VICTORIA VALLEY, Auckland. Small farming settlement, 20 mill's from Mangonui. which see. Good roads, but no coach communication. No hotel; private board 18s. Named after Queen Victoria. River of same name runs through the valley. Creamery. Mails bi-weekh. Post office and telephone. Nearest Dr. at Kaitaia. 8 m.
VIEW HILL, Canterbury. Farming and sawmilling township, 47 miles north-west from Christchurch by rail, on the Sheffield-Oxford West line. No board accommodation. Very good cycling roads. Post and telephone office. .Mails tri-weekly. On Kiver Kyre, and 5 m from Waimakiriri Gorge Nearest doctor at Oxford, 8 m.
VIEW HILL (2554ft). Peak near Little Akaloa.
VINCENT LAKE. Depth unfathomable. 1 m from Fort rose.
VINEGAR FLAT. See Cambrian.
VINEGAR HILL. See Cambrian and St. Bathans.
VINEGAR HILL. Bridge and district on Rangitikei River.
VI0LETSVILLE. Suburb of Pahiatua.
VIRGINIA. Sheep station near Woodgrove, which see.
VOGELTOWN. A residential suburb of Wellington, siluated 3 m from city by Brooklyn car. Brooklyn nearest post office. Named after Sir Julius Vogel. a former prime minister of N.Z.
VOGELTOWN. See New Plymouth.
VOU RIVER. Entering west side Lake Waka.
VULCAN POINT. A .hill visible from coast between Waikouaiti and Moeraki. at rear of which, on Pukehiwitahi Peak is erected a circular stone cairn, 58ft high, and 799ft above high water, to the
memory of late Sir. J. M'Kenzie The cairn is surmounted by a laurel wreath enclosing a Maltese cross.
VULTURE POINT. Pelorus Sound.