The Resource High country woman : my life on Rees Valley Station, Iris Scott, with Geraldine O'Sullivan Beere

High country woman : my life on Rees Valley Station, Iris Scott, with Geraldine O'Sullivan Beere

Label
High country woman : my life on Rees Valley Station
Title
High country woman
Title remainder
my life on Rees Valley Station
Statement of responsibility
Iris Scott, with Geraldine O'Sullivan Beere
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" ... When she was widowed, with three children, in 1992 Iris Scott had to call on all her farming skill and inner strength to carry on as the run-holder of the 150-year-old, 18,000-hectare Rees Valley Station at the head of Lake Wakatipu, near Glenorchy. Not only that, she also had to keep up her veterinary practice. [This book] is the engaging story of Iris Scott's love of our high country and her determination to farm it successfully while upholding high conservation and land-guardianship values." -- Back cover
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
636.301092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
High country woman : my life on Rees Valley Station, Iris Scott, with Geraldine O'Sullivan Beere
Label
High country woman : my life on Rees Valley Station, Iris Scott, with Geraldine O'Sullivan Beere
Publication
Note
New Zealand author
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 348)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A long history -- Land girl -- Married life -- High-country matriarch -- The extended family -- Woman alone -- Learning to understand the land -- When more gets thrown at you than snow -- Marvellous Merino -- Ewes, lambs and rams -- Herding thye Herefords -- Tin mills to helicopters -- Snow business -- The hut dwellers -- Horsewoman -- Rural vet -- Guardians of the high country -- Our high-country heritage -- More than a farm -- Working dogs -- Recreation in the mountains -- A hat-tip to Mr. Rees -- The Head of the Lake [Wakatipu] -- Slice of heaven -- Looking ahead
Control code
14113956
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24 cm.
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Extent
348 pages
Isbn
9781869798208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) PALM357441
  • (NLNZils)1538971
  • (eLGAR).b26518442
  • (Nz)14113956
  • (OCoLC)781850318

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