Around the Shining Waters

Description

A History of Featherston County Council

This is an account of nearly 120 years of local body service in the district surrounding Lake Wairarapa – the “Lake of Shining Waters”. Against a background of pioneer struggles, wars, economic crises, and personal endeavours, it relates the story of a county council and its immediate predecessors, abolished in the local government restructuring of 1989. A human story, sometimes tragic, sometimes comic, often moving, it belongs to the broader canvass of our country’s history.

Published in 1991.

Additional information

Author

John Dunmore

Status

Out of Print

Binding

Hardback

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