The River Flows On

This book documents more than 150 years of human settlement along the banks of the Motueka River and its tributaries. It shares accounts by early explorers and settlers accompanied by many historic photos. This thoroughly researched book contains extracts from the diaries, memoirs and published works of many Ngatimoti pioneers and identities and records many significant events in the area’s history. The development of the area is traced through disastrous floods, earthquakes, early farming techniques, communication, education, religion, recreation, in fact every aspect of the life of a close-knit community.  


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