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Main Title:
Calling Korokoro home : a history of the hill - 1800 to 2003 / Kate Malcolm ; with Ruth Mansell and others.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Imprint:
Petone, N.Z. : Korokoro School, 2004.
Collation:
238 p. : ill., facsims., ports., maps ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Previous ed.: 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-230) and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Chapter 1: Maori occupation 1800-1890: Maori on the move - A 'native reserve' - Trading away. Chapter 2: Planning a settlement 1894-1900: Petone's progress - Government buys Maori land - Morrisons buy Maori land - Surveying Korokoro Road - Forming Korokoro Road - Ignatius Singer - Petone Borough Council - Lease-in-perpetuity. Chapter 3: Starting up 1900-1912: Building homes - Building families - Walking to work - Hope Farm - O'Donahoo's Road - Maungaraki Settlement - The Clan McMillan - Leasehold in practice - Ratanui - Shop, post office, telephone - Roads - Civil disobedience - Getting a school - Miss Nita Johnston - Private subdivisions. Chapter 4: Settling down 1912-1935: A sense of community - Jessie's school days - Singers Road - Pleasure seekers - Horses on the hill - First car in Korokoro - Idyllic childhood - Making ends meet - Moreland/Cunningham - Ratepayers' Association - Harry and Mary Fleet - Tennis club - Joe and Annie Huggan - Relief roadworks - A water supply - Relief water planting - Fire! - School goes downhill.
Chapter 5: Branching out 1938-1970: State houses - Bus service - War again - Education matters - Scope for division - Town planning Te Whiti Grove - Titiro Moana Road - Taku Matenga Grove - Post Office and shop - The school builds - Golden Jubilee - School committees - Korokoro Plunket - Scouts - Upstart playcentre - Church - Guides and Brownies - McNeill/May families - Western Hutt Road - Love family - Catholic cemetery - Edmonds Stream - Domain track upgrade - Rakeiora Grove - Council plans - Sewerage at least - Tipping - Staffing the school - Stan Butcher.
Chapter 6: Protecting the nature 1970-2003: George Nicholson - Learning by doing - Open plan classroom - Integrated art activities - Swimming pool - Playcentre builds - Galbraiths Gully - Korokoro Valley - Scouting in the seventies - Keeping the school whole - Out with the old - Hall - Council subdivisions - Plannig hillside housing - Frank Cameron Park - Playcentre family - Korokoro Spinners - Korokoro Community News - Golden oldies - Maungaraki subdivision - Protecting Puketrirotiro - Better water - Tomorrow's schools - Role of the secretary - Demographic perspective - Scouting skills - Environmental group - Access to State Highway 2 - The property market - Agnes Hutson - Appendices: Geology of Korokoro - Miss Johnston's log book.
ISBN:
0473099675 (pbk)
Dewey Class:
993.64
Language:
English
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BRN:
451196

Holdings:

LocationCollectionCall NumberStatus/Desc
Petone Library
Heritage Books
993.64 MAL
  • Not for loan (Set: 28 Oct 2009)
Petone Library
HVGS- Books
HVGS NZ/WTN MAL
  • Not for loan (Set: 13 Feb 2010)
War Memorial Library
Non-fiction
993.64 MAL
  • Available
War Memorial Library
Reference
993.64 MAL
  • Not for loan (Set: 10 Mar 2008)
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