First Impressions History of Printing in Hawkes Bay

Author(s): Laraine Knight

Country Stations & History

With a print run limited to 1000, Laraine Knight covers the history of printing in the Hawkes Bay over 158 years to current day.  Lots of wonderful B&W photos of the personalities and places involved in the printing industry including a charming shot of the Stanton Family in 1863 in front of the first ever printing press bought to New Zealand.

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Contents: 1. Early Printers to Hawke's Bay: Colenso; Harding - 2. Newspapers: The Newspapers; Newspapers in New Zealand; Napier; Maori Nnewspapers; Hastings; Dannevirke; Waipawa; Waipukurau; Wairoa - 3. The artists - 4. Commercial Printing Companies: Napier; Hastings; Dannevirke; Waipawa and Waipukurau; Wairoa.

General Fields

  • : Print Hawkes Bay
  • : Brebner Print
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 399
  • : B/W photographs & illustrations
  • : Laraine Knight
  • : Paperback / softback