The Story of the Church in the Kiwitea since the early 1880’s.
by John Frederick Mayo.
First published in 1956, the author having passed away before the book came to print.
A great local history of the Kiwitea, centered around the churches and the families in the area.
Tells of the pioneering days, the church comes to the New Settlement, Kiwitea under it’s first Vicar.
Pre-War Years, 1907 – 1914
WWI and how it affected the parish
Post War years from 1918 – 1928
Difficult days during the depression
During WWII and after
A period of golden jubilees
the vicarages old and new
Kimbolton and the church on the highlands
Apiti and the church on the flat
Rangiwahia and the church in the clearing
Cheltenham and the church on the hill
Beaconsfield and the church in the valley
Waituna in the hollow
Fabulous genealogical material for the families of the above areas.