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Title Life on a five pound note
Author Hosken, Evelyn, b. 1886
Summary "...Mrs Hosken and her young carpenter husband drew Simons Hill station in a land ballot and ... they set out with their baby son to pioneer in New Zealand's High Country ... The book contains, in addition to personal memoirs, a brief history of high-country runs which have hitherto has not been written..." - Jacket blurb.

Contents (chapter list):
- Early family history
- Life in Timaru in the 'seventies
- Adair in the 'eighties
- Simon's Hill
- Some Mckenzie stations
- Mackenzie places
- Tekapo Church
- Sport in the Mackenzie Country
- Mackenzie miscellany
- Random reminiscences
Pub Place Timaru, N.Z.
Publisher Evelyn Hosken
Pub Date 1964
ISBN (hbk.)
Physical Description 204 p., [23] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
People Hosken, Evelyn, b. 1886
Search Terms Simon's Hill Run
Burkes Pass
Lake Pukaki
Lake Tekapo
Aoraki Mount Cook
Mackenzie District
LC Subject Headings Hosken, Evelyn Eliza Vincent, b. 1886
Pioneers --New Zealand --Mackenzie District --Biography
Frontier and pioneer life --New Zealand --MacKenzie District
Sheep ranches --New Zealand --Mackenzie District
Mackenzie District -- History
Call# 92 HOS
Catalogue Number 2016/029.07