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Baton Valley Gold
*Good as Gold: The Baton* The remote Baton Valley, at the base of Mount Arthur, once had two hotels, a shop, Post Office and a racecourse. It is...Read more about "Baton Valley Gold"...
George Fairweather Moonlight
Good as Gold Legends clung around George Moonlight, from the provenance of his unusual names- it was rumoured he was born on a fine night (Fairweather), abandoned and found...Read more about "George Fairweather Moonlight 1832-1884"...
Tuao Wharepapa and the land around it Mt Arthur and the Tableland have played host to gold prospectors, graziers, botanists, skiers, trampers, tourists, artists, a Bishop, and Henry and...Read more about "Mount Arthur and the Tableland"...
The pioneers of the Hope Valley are commemorated by a memorial at Glenhope. The small rock cairn was originially erected by the Owen Women’s Institute in 1935, close to...Read more about "Glenhope Pioneers"...
Emerging from the bush The discovery of gold and the search for grazing land were the initial driving forces behind the establishment of the township of Hampden, which later...Read more about "Murchison"...