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Opening the Gate: The Story of the Te Aute District
Title:
Opening the Gate: The Story of the Te Aute District
Te Aute Historic Book Trust
$70.00

In recent years a number of books have appeared telling the story of families, communities and districts from the time of early European settlement of New Zealand. These books have thrown light and understanding on the genesis of emerging Kiwi culture on the journey to nationhood. Long term residents and family members have contributed anecdotes and recollections, thankfully saved from being forgotten.

“Opening the Gate” is one such book, dealing with a very special area of Hawke’s Bay. The legacies of visionary early church leaders are beautiful churches, the famous Te Aute College, and copses of Oak, Ash and Elm trees. But most importantly the opportunity for Maori and Pakeha cultures to follow a process of creative and healthy co-existence.

Stories of the sterling work of pioneer families to build productive farms, roads and infrastructure will give the readers new eyes of understanding and appreciation as they drive through the beautiful landscape of Te Aute, Pukehou and Opapa.

Second hand Paperback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
0473112809
SKU:
126132