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BDM items from newspapers
           
Births
1859-65 
            BDMs 
 Timaru Herald 1864-1865
            BDMs from The Times
           
Delayed birth registration
            Deaths pre 1902  & 1902-1945
& post 1945
           
Deaths - motorcycles
            Divorce
           
In memoriam
           
Obituaries men
           
Obituaries women
            Marriages
            Maintenance Cases
            [Timaru papers please copy]

Poverty Bay Herald
, 12 March 1885, Page 2
In the course of an essay on "Newspapers," a schoolgirl at Timaru said that newspapers were very useful for announcing births, deaths, and marriages in, and for "rapping" up parcels
.

Newspaper Items

News items Pre 1900
News items Post 1900
Bankruptcies
Beverley
Butler's Erewhon        
Gems - Temuka
Host and Homesteads
[South] Canterbury Old and New, 1850-1900
Opihi at Xmas time 1904
Newspaper 1899
Poaching fish
The Queen 1954
Railway - opening to Temuka 1874
Railway - Fairlie Branch line
Railway line to the Waitaki
River crossings
Round Hill Station, Haka Valley, 1905
Runaways
Section 19, Great South Road
Snowstorms  2006 snow
St. Patrick's Day, Geraldine 
Temuka before 1911
Timaru's Poisoning Cases  
Timaru's Harbour  
Timaru Herald
1865 - Names appearing in
Timaru Herald  
1887 - Names appearing in TH 1887 mics items
Timaru Herald
History 
TH 1889 Misc items  
TH 1899 Misc items
Waimate Daily Advertiser 1899
Mackenzie County Chronicle 1899 News of the day
Mackenzie Co. Chronicle Irving farewell
Missing Friends
Harvest
Unclaimed Letters Timaru PO 1878 - 1897
Walk into town
Wit

Journeys

1852 South Canterbury recollections pre by Stubbs
1852
Canterbury to Otago trip
1855 Mackenzie Pass

1856
Overland from CHCH to Oamaru
1859 Acland to Mt. Peel
1863
River crossings pre 
1864 Roughing it in the Mackenzie by James Strachan
1873 CHCH to Timaru by coach driven by John Meikle
1874 A Traveller's Impressions
1878 To Lake Ohau and the wire rope ferry

1882 Mt. Cook trip 
1882 Mt. Cook ascent 
1882 Mt Cook trip by Bradshaw
1884
Fording the Waitaki
1885 Tekapo to Ashwick - over the range
1886
Journey Down South to Four Peaks
1888 Point to Mt. Cook
1889 Mt. Cook trip
1890s Getting There to Mount Cook
1894
Mt Cook conquered Christmas Day
1896 Crossing the Tasman and Hooker 
1899
Mt. Cook trip
1931 Run south
2009 Take the shingle roads

2011 A day in the Mackenzie

Surnames & People

South Cantabrians in 1919
Native census 1891
JPs in 1896
Baker, Bart
Barclay
Bennett
Belfield
"Big Mick" Radove
Binney
Burnett
Captain Henry Cain
Cook
Cox
Dr Margaret Cruickshank
Duval - architect
Dennistoun
Elworthy  
Fitzsimmons
Foster - builder
Grant of Elloughton
Hall  
Hamersley
Hamilton and Litster families
of Fairlie
Hamilton and McIntyre families Pleasant Point

Hardcastle
Hay  
Hayhurst and son
Hewlings 
Hornbrook

Jollie
Kirby
Lovelock
Macdonald
Macpherson
March, J.E. & his advise
Martin - Otaio
Maslin - Geraldine
McGregor of the Mackenzie
McKenzie
McRobbie
Quinn
Roberts, Jonathan - escapee
Saunders, ferryman, Waitaki
Sinclair  Grave at Mesopotamia
Slattery aka The Shiner
Slow, Ernie & Fred
Stevenson
Stirling
Studholme  
Sugrue
Tait
Talbot 
Taylor
Thomson - draper
Toms- Mistake Station 1896
Walker of Four Peaks
Wigley
Wilson, F.J. architect
Woollcombe
 

Photos & Postcards

Fairlie area photos old
Temuka flood 1945
Photographers
Empson 2015 -Mackenzie Country
Goodall - photographer
Dashing Rocks
Jack's Point
Muir & Moodie photo
M&M photo Timaru 1912
R.P. Moore - panorama photographer
Pareora Dam
Postcards
Postcards -  FGR
    -
Fairlie
    -
Geraldine Post Office 
    -
Tekapo Bridge
    -
Temuka 
    -
Temuka Old Identities Memorial 
    -
Geraldine   
    -
Soundshell, Timaru
    -
Top of the Bay   
    -
Timaru Public Gardens
     -
Timaru Railway Station
    - 
Pukaki
    -
Waimate    

Miscellaneous

Advertisements of yesterday
Aviation
Bazaars
Blacksmiths, Coachbuilders & Buses
Bluestone bridges, Timaru
Bluestone bridges, s. of Timaru
Bluestone bridges of Claremont
Boats - on the road to Tekapo and Timaru
Lifeboat
Brickmakers
Chimney Pots
Clocks
Coat of Arms
Cookery Books & Scones
Dog Kennel Corner
Fire Brigades
Fountains
Geraldine Band
Hillary at The Hermitage 2003
Knottingley Park
Lake Opuha
Lych gateways
Manhole covers
Mayors - Timaru
New Year & Queen Birthday Honours under construction
Organs
Plunket
Quake    The 2nd event
Rolleston Lamp, Temuka
Shears' Brickyard
Sundials  
Timaru Carpenters -
Award 1906, Painters & Decorators
Timaru 1999
Timaru A& P Show
Time Capsules
Token
Glimpses of NZ - 1898

ART

Aigantighe
Artists 19th cent.
Art 20th cent.
D. McKee Wright poet
Duncan Darroch artist
F.G. Green and Mt. Dobson
Fred. B. Schell, American

J.T.M. poet
KV Bigwood, b/w photographer

Louis Neville, watercolourist

Lovatt Pottery, Temuka

Quilting
Mackay, Jessie
Mollé Pottery
Noel Guthrie
  - Airies Station
                     -
Ashburton Gorge
                     -
Ashwick Stables
                     -
Liddesdale’ Ashwick
                    -  Mill cook
                     -
Pukaki Police Station
                     -
Rangitata Island School
                     -
St Anne's Church
                     -
Waimate Catholic Church
                     - 
Waimate Railway: Who stopped the train at Pudding Hill?
                     -
Winchester Flour Mill
Poulston artist
Preston artist
Rock Art
Summer Day in South Canterbury 
Temuka Pottery

Timaru Potteries
Whites Aviation photos
Lake Ohau

Churches. A Gypsy Poulston window.  

Verse  &  Poetry   

A Bloody Shame - Rock Art 1950
A Little about Timaru 1877
How the Willows came to the Mackenzie Country
The Keeping of the Pareora Bridge 1888
The Kidd from Timaru
1918
The Godley Ghost 1930s  

Beside the South Opuha 1959

How to get started!

Directories
   Cyclopedia of New Zealand Vol. 3 Canterbury edition Part 4 
    Stones Directory 1906
    Wise's NZ Directory 1872-73 Timaru, Temuka and Waimate
    Wright's 1881
Edwin Bold diary letter part2
    James Shepherd family report 181k   
    
Waimate Centennial 1854 - 1954 index war memorial names

Electoral Rolls
   
    Gladstone District  
A to L 1876-77
      Gladstone District -continued-M to Z 
      1881 - results  
      Women's Suffrage Petition

  Resources

Bibliography
Cemeteries  
Cemetery
- Timaru
Freeholder Returns 1882
Genealogical Resources
G R Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biographies is on-line
Guestbook - backup
Links
Lookups
The South Canterbury Museum Ink Well
Probates

Queries
Towns
Timeframes 

Churches

Buildings
       
      Timaru's 1868 fire
           Rebuilding Timaru
           Ballantynes
           Blackett's lighthouse
           BNZ -Timaru
           BNZ - Geraldine

           Bluestone Cottage - how to do a property search
           Bluestone house - Arthur St.
           Bridge - Ohau River
           Cob cottages
           Stone cottages
           Courthouse
            
           Customs House
           District halls

           Fairlie Carnegie Library
           Flour Mills 
           Geraldine Town Hall Pictures
           Gladstone building
           Landing Services and Building
           Lime kiln
           Pubs  - Timaru
                      - Temuka
                      - Albury

           Royal Arcade
           Theatre Royal
           Timaru Hospital trivia & nurses & grounds
           Timaru's old Post Office
           Todd's garage, Stafford St s.
           Waimate Hospital trivia
           Woollen Mill    

 Streets  & Suburbs
             - map
             - Temuka
             - Geraldine
             - Fairlie
             - King St. Temuka
             - Talbot St. Geraldine
             - Geraldine in 1947
             - Along Stafford Street's northern end
             - Stafford-George St intersection c. 1888
             - Kensington
             - Marchwiel
 
             -
Waimate

Traction Engines
         Burrell
        Fowler &
steam stationary engines
        Garrett with thresher
        Marshall & Chaff cutter
        McLean
Traction & Stationary Engine Drivers & Fireman - Award 1907   
        
Robey       
        Waimate Workers
(Threshing-Millers) Award 1906
        Traction Engine Owners in 1904
 
        
Wheeled huts        

Farming
                Back Country Musterers
             Canterbury Shearers - Award 1906
             Chats with farmers 1879
           
 Farm diaries
             Fairlie Show
             Holme Station saleyards closed
             Tekapo Sheep Sale
             Sheep farming glossary
             Woolsheds  
                       - terms
                       - Arowhenua woolshed
                       - Pareora woolshed
                       - Waitangi station woolshed
                                   

Sheep Owners Returns  for
South Canterbury 1878-1905

             1919
             1918 - Seamen Fund

      

Runs
     
Run map
        Closer Settlement - ballot results 
        - Kingsdown Estate
        - Waikakahi ballot 
        -
Albury
        - Allandale

        - Mackenzie County

        Blue Cliffs
        Meikleburn
        Orari Gorge
        Raincliff  
        Rollesby 
      
 Land Sales 
        1889 run sales
        Expansion

School

Teachers in 1878 (Scotburn)
1881 (Gleniti)
1885 (School children - Fairlie)
1903 (Sutherlands)
1905 (Lyalldale)
1907 (Mesopotamia)
1909 (Orari Gorge)
1913 (Monavale)
1920 (Cricklewood)
Examinations (school bag)
Mapuru Memories TBHS 1945
Thomas House TBHS
A.G. Tait
Fairlie D.H.S.
Hilton - Gapes Valley Schools 1875-1975 pdf 1063k
Monavale School 1913-1942 word doc 53k

Passenger Lists

Passenger Lists  
Carisbrooke Castle
Duke of
Edinburgh
Echunga
Huntress
Ivanhoe
Lancashire Witch
   diary  
Merope   
Opawa
 1878
       Passengers for Timaru
      
Passengers for Lyttelton
Peeress
Opawa 1880  
Royal Stuart

Strathallan
  

              - voyage
 
              - passenger list

Victory
 

Shipping Snippets from the Timaru Herald

Timaru Herald Arrivals and Departures 1864-1885
Shipping 1867

1887 Shipping
1889 shipping items
1891 Shipping
1899 shipping
The Turakina ex City of Perth
For Timaru

Shipwrecks 

Ben Venue   
City of Cashmere
Elginshire
 
Holmglen
Lyttelton
William Miskin
 

War Memorials
       
  Albury War Memorial 
        Cave War Memorial
        Fairlie War Memorial         
        Sherwood Downs-Ashwick Flat War Memorial
        St Mary's Memorials
        Strathallan County  continued
        Temuka War Memorial
        Timaru WW1     WW2     Wall
        TBHS Memorial Library
        Waimate War Memorial
        Waimate area
   
    Washdyke War Memorial
       
Lamp of Remembrance

        Memories, MEMORIALS, & Medals    
        Angelo-Boer War
      


WW1    
       
  RESERVISTS from South Canterbury
WW1
        Servicemen  
       
Photos of Servicemen WW1 
        Bank of NSW men  
        8th Reinforcement Nov. 1915
 

       
Causalities Jan. - April 1917 
        A.I.F.  
        Aug. 1914- Timaru Railway Station

        CYC
      
 Featherston 
        Mounted Rifles

        Poppies
        Quilt 
        John Duncan McLeod's diary
      
 Cecil MALTHUS - letters home published in the paper
      
 Lyonel NEILL - d. 1917   
                       
        Fred SLOW - d.  1916              
        The Marquette Angels
                     Poppy's Oct. 1914 letter
                     Poppy's Dec. 1915 letter

       Trooper Mackenzie
       Anzac Day 2015 
   

WWII
        
     Weekly News
 -photos of Servicemen
           
Batch
            Nominal Rolls NZEF2
            The Ted D'Auvergne Story
           
Pleasant Valley Hall servicemen photos
           
Photos of servicemen WWII  
           
Gun emplacement      

Native and Introduced species            

                 Bumblebees  
             Cabbage trees
             Collies & Dog Trails
            
Hares
            
Hedgehogs
             Kea Country
             Lupins
             Rare
             Rabbits
             Thar
             Trees         

Sports

          Cricket
        
Cycle Race & Cycle craze
         
Golf
         
Rugby Players
        
Rugby clubs

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