Rambles on the Golden Coast of New Zealand, or the South Island of New Zealand, published in 1886, 176pp. illustrated.
by R. C. Reid. Written about the West Coast of the South Island. Chapter Include.
The earliest days - before the gold
Early Explorers
The West Coast Sounds
Martin's Bay
Lake M'Kerrow
The first of the rush
The Mohikinui, Karamea, and Northward
Westport, Buller, and Mount Rochfort
The Hokitika and Christchurch Road
Bruce Bay, Paringa, Abbey Rocks, Okura, Waitoto and Jackson's Bay
Mount Rangitoto - a search for silver
Governors' visit
Westport to Nelson overland
The Francis Joseph Glacier
Westport Industries
The Reefton Mines
West Coast Ferns
West Coast Fish

Rambles on the Golden Coast of New Zealand