The Evening Star - 23
of Events in Infant Province -
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page 4 - Some pages from
the history of Otago
Rural homes soon established all over the
Light and Shade from earliest days of settlement.
Port Molyneux was scene of early whaling activity.
Sir William Fraser, William Isaac
Haberfield, W.H.Valpt? Francis
William Pember Reeves, Rev.
3 years after the first ships
arrived, The Willsher Bay Memorial,
Monument to Captain
page 5 - Otago led
the way in inportant worthwhile movements.
When Otago could boast of its own Parliament
Sir Truby King, Sir James Mills, Sir Julius
1948 which shows how the
city has grown.
page 6 - Pioneers arrived
100 years ago today.
Thousands watch symbolic landing and welcome ceremony at Port Chalmers.
Great crowds brave icy wind to witness historic enactment.
They smiled as they waved goodbye
Voyage to Otago, from passengers diaries 100 years ago.
- His Excellency inspects the guard of honour
A part of the crowd behind
the visiting dignitaries watching the stage play.
Page 7 - Landing of John
Wickliffe, settlers re-enacted.
photos - immigrants leave the "John
Wickliffe" in the long boats.
the first longboat with immigrants
aboard glides into shore.
3 yards from Otago,
A maori helps
a pioneer woman ashore, "Haeremai" cried the Maori
Kettle, Rev T.D.Nicholson
who administered to the
passengers spiritual needs.
leader of the settlers, Young men of the walking party
Driver, with a few Maoari leads the sailors in.
page 8 - Re-Enactment
of Landing - Passengers meet 1st pioneers in "Welcome to
Eminent visitors convey
greetings to Otago
most of the cast came from Port
Float parade credit to the town
Costumes were quaint and
Sidelights on Centennial day
Photos - Pageant scene
greeting given on behalf of the Government,
Falconer, former Lord Provost at
Edinburgh, who is representing Dunedin's "mother city" at the
29 January 2011