published in 1886, 176pp. illustrated.
by R. C. Reid
Written about the West Coast of the South Island. Chapter Include.
The earliest days – before the gold
The West Coast Sounds
The first of the rush
The Mohikinui, Karamea, and Northward
Westport, Buller, and Mount Rochfort
The Hokitika and Christchurch Road
Bruce Bay, Paringa, Abbey Rocks, Okura, Waitoto and Jackson’s Bay
Mount Rangitoto – a search for silver
Westport to Nelson overland
The Francis Joseph Glacier
The Reefton Mines
West Coast Ferns
West Coast Fish