Murder on the goldfields

In 1865 Waipori was the site of a callous and curious murder. A descendant of the victim has thoroughly researched this unusual event and written a compelling story about the attack, the people involved and life on this Otago goldfield.

The second edition of Murder on the Otago goldfields: the 1865 stabbing of Richard Atkinson at Waipori by Ashley Blair is available for $40 including postage within New Zealand: contact for details.

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