Category: New Zealand Colonists - 70 mile Bush

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The 70 Mile Bush

The Seventy Mile Bush was a heavily forested area in the Wairarapa & southern Hawkes Bay cleared and farmed by Scandinavian settlers recruited by Julius Vogel's Assisted Immigration Scheme

Settlements include Norsewood, Dannevirke, Pahiatua and Eketahuna

The 40 Mile Bush is the southern portion, Masterton to Woodville

ships -
1872 Ballarat
1872 Høvding
1874 Fritz Reuter
1872 Friedeburg
1871 England
1872 Forfarshire
1872 Halcione
1873 Bebington
1872 Schiehallion
1872 Jessie Readman
1872 Glenlora

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