Story: Otago region

Remembering Johnny Jones

Mr A. Eccles, grandson of whaler and businessman Johnny Jones, recalls his forebear's enterprises at Waikouaiti in the 1830s and 1840s. Jones developed a farm at Matanaka, near Waikouaiti; some of the buildings are shown here.

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Hocken Library, University of Otago
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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Māori history and whaling', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 September 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015