Station Life in New Zealand
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Station Life in New Zealand

By Lady (Mary Anne) Barker
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  • STATION LIFE IN NEW ZEALAND
  • 1883
  • Preface.
  • Letter I: Two months at sea—Melbourne.
  • Letter II: Sight-seeing in Melbourne.
  • Letter III: On to New Zealand.
  • Letter IV: First introduction to "Station life."
  • Letter V: A pastoral letter.
  • Letter VI: Society.—houses and servants.
  • Letter VII: A young colonist.—the town and its neighbourhood.
  • Letter VIII: Pleasant days at Ilam.
  • Letter IX: Death in our new home—New Zealand children.
  • Letter X: Our station home.
  • Letter XI: Housekeeping, and other matters.
  • Letter XII: My first expedition.
  • Letter XIII: Bachelor hospitality.—a gale on shore.
  • Letter XIV: A Christmas picnic, and other doings.
  • Letter XV: Everyday station life.
  • Letter XVI: A sailing excursion on Lake Coleridge.
  • Letter XVII: My first and last experience of "camping out."
  • Letter XVIII: A journey "down south."
  • Letter XIX: A Christening gathering.—the fate of Dick.
  • Letter XX: the New Zealand snowstorm of 1867.
  • Letter XXI: Wild cattle hunting in the Kowai Bush.
  • Letter XXII: The exceeding joy of "burning."
  • Letter XXIII: Concerning a great flood.
  • Letter XXIV: My only fall from horseback.
  • Letter XXV: How We lost our horses and had to walk home.
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