Ship 'Tararua' Arrived Wellington 23 Jan 1880
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Ship 'Tararua' arrived Wellington, NZ 23 Jan 1880


Evening Post Friday 23 Jan 1880 Shipping Tararua ss, 563 tons, Muir, from Melbourne via South. Passengers cabin - from Melbourne - Miss Douglass, Mrs Ogden, Messrs Shallcross, Bartlett, Stackleton, Dunn, Darrell & Gorst; 23 steerage; from coast - Misses Browne Holmden, Weston, Coates, Muir, Mesdames Broxrie, Smith, Benjamin, Aikman, Dr Hector, Hon. M. Holmes, Messrs Baker, Didsbury, Browne, Grant, King, Mendleson, Bowhser, Ellison, Smith, Benjamin, Gamuiell, Aikman, Cummings, Strike, Wood and Butler; 21 steerage. Passengers bound for Auckland via East Coast:- Cabin - Misses Owen, Hinchliff, Murdock, Mesdames Clark, Brishell, Mr and Mrs Hinchliff, Messrs Brown, Adams, Cegan, Mendelshon, Aikman, Hinchliff, Murdock, Jessop and Gavin; 10 steerage. Arrived in harbor at 9 o'clock this morning. Reports leaving Melbourne at 1.30pm on the 13th, and arrived at Hobart Town at 1pm on the 15th; left again at 5.30pm and arrived at the Bluff at 1pm on the 19th; sailed at 5.30pm, and arrived at Port Chalmers at 6am on the 20th; sailed at 3.30pm on the 21st and arrived at Lyttelton at 10am on the 22nd; sailed at 4pm and arrived here as above. She sailed for Auckland via the East Coast this afternoon.
New Zealand Times 24 Jan 1880 Imports ss Tararua from Melbourne From Melbourne Gandy: 149 pkgs, 64 bags sugar, Order: 8 boxes, 9 barrels Johnston & Co.: 14 bags bark Palmer: 7 barrels coffee T. & W. Young: 2 qr-casks whisky Willeston: 2 cases tobacco Bank of Australasia: 2 cases Colonial Secretary: 2 cases Lyon & Blair, 2 pkgs Thompson, Shannon & Co.: 20 cases, 1 bale Turnbull & Co.: 1 case Kitchen & Son: 27 casks tallow, 1 bale canvas, 30 cases acid NZ Drug Co.: 2 do do [sic] Palmer: 6 half chests, 46 box s tea Smith: 3 cases Mills: 4 cases Leary and Campbell: 182 cases fruit, 34 bags onions NZ Drug Co.: 19 baskets bottles Myers: 24 cases cheese Lyon & Blair: 1 case Watt: 2 pkgs Colonial Secretary: 1 pcl From Hobarton Cato: 31 cases fruit 1 Locomotive From Dunedin 85 cases whisky Press & Co.: 1 bale, 1 octave Napier: 13 pkgs Drug Co.: 2 cases Haselhum: 60 sacks grain Bishop: 9 cases bacon, 2 cases cheese Pearce: 52 sacks grass seed Jamieson: 2 cases cheese Laery & Campbell: 2 cases
New Zealand Mail 31 Jan 1880 Jan 23 ss Tararua, 883 tons, Sinclair, from Melbourne via the South Passengers: - Saloon: From Melbourne - Miss Douglas, Mrs Oglen, Messrs Shallcross, Bartlett, Stackleton, Dunn, Darrell and Gorst: 23 steerage. From Coast - Misses Browne, Holmden, Weston, Coates, Muir, Mesdames Broxrie, Smith, Benjamin, Aikman, Dr Hector, Hon M. Holmes, Messrs Baker, Didsbury, Browne, Grant, King, Mendleson, Browshe, Edison, Smith, Benjamin, Gamnell, Aikman, Cummings, Strike, Wood and Butler; 21 in steerage. D Mills agent. Jan 23 ss Tararua, 563 tons, Muir for Sydney, via the East Coast and Auckland. Passengers Saloon: Misses Owen, Murdoch (2), Smith, Harris, Hinchcliffe, and Bushnell, Mesdames Clark, Hinchcliffe, Bushnell, Bacon, Green, and Read, Messrs Hinchcliffe (2), Brown, Adams, Aikman, Murdoch, Jessop, Gavin, Cozan, Mendelsohn, Lawson, Munro, Williams and Aitken; 10 in the steerage. D. Mills, agent. Page 19; An engine constructed by Mr Clark, Hobart Town, was landed on the wharf on Jan 23 for Messrs J. & D. Sinclair, Wainuiomata. It is intended for use on the tramway in connection with Messrs Sinclair sawmill. (Also NZ Times 24 Jan 1880)