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In the mid-1900s a well run family farmwas a very powerful unit. It had to run asa family to be run successfully and womenplayed a huge part in it. Roddy
Bonar Farquhar was born in 1924 at Clarksville. Their farmland at Clarkville often became flooded from theoverflow of the Waimakariri River. After water came lapping under the floor boards in
The botanic gardens of Christchurch had been the original site of the observatory, but due to the introduction of electric trams in 1910, the sensitive equipment picked up vibrations and