Published in 1919 this item provides a detailed description of Akaroa and the surrounding area, highlighting natural features and aspects of interest to a visitor, and is illustrated throughout with photographs.
Akaroa Centennial Celebrations, 20 April 1940: souvenir programme
A programme of local celebrations which also includes a brief history of the settlement and early history of Akaroa.
Come to Akaroa, Canterbury’s premier seaside resort : tourists’ guide book.
Another guide book for visitors, published in 1930, this item includes a wealth of advertisements by local businesses, brief accounts of the history of the area and suggestions for sightseeing.
The green gate by Lois Holderness
Memories of farming and family life in Banks Peninsula’s Stony Bay by Lois Holderness. Lois was also an early curator of the Akaroa Museum and heavily involved with the community through organisations such as the Akaroa Civic Trust and Coronation Library.
The mission of the Britomart at Akaroa, in August 1840 by Johannes C. Andersen.
This paper was initially read before the Historical Section of the Wellington Philosophical Society in 1919. The article provides an account of the English ship the Britomart, which was sent to Akaroa in 1840 in order to have a British presence in the region before the impending arrival of the French colonists.
Old Maori place names round Akaroa harbour by Louis J. Vangioni
With supplementary notes by D.J.C. Pringle. Published in 1967.