From the Country to the Town


From the Country to the Town -
From the Country to the Town
From the Country to the Town brings to life the rich and varied history of the Nelson A. & P. Association and their annual Show. From the early beginnings of the Association, formed in 1893, with the objective of promoting and encouraging agricultural and pastoral activities, to its resulting significance for the region. This book also celebrates the many personalities who ensured the Association’s continuation since its inception.
Discover more about this longstanding institution and Richmond Park, including the many trials that it has faced such as the destruction of the picturesque grandstand by fire as well as the impact of the Spanish Flu, World Wars and occasional financial crises.
Comprehensive research has gone into this detailed record drawing on newspaper articles, committee minutes and people’s personal memories making it a record that captures the voices of those who were present.
  • ISBN: 9780473503123
  • Published: 1/11/2019
  • Pages: 272
  • Dimensions: 280x210mm
Soft cover Soft cover
NZ$ 55.00



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