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Queenstown’s Farms & Sheep Stations by Bill McDonald (2010)  Self-published with the assistance of the Society. A valuable resource on the history of the farms in the district.    
Available at the Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown

Edith Cavell: A Bridge and Bravery
by Danny Knudson
This 60-page book gives the history of Edith Cavell, the English nurse executed by the Germans in 1915, and after whom the bridge at Arthurs Point is named.
Reprinted in 2015, 2016 and 2018. Available at the Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown.
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 The Queenstown Courier magazine is published each summer  and winter, and is now in its 100th issue.  
It contains researched articles, memoirs and historical documents, as well as Society news.
Sent to members.
Index: Click Magazine Archive above for the complete index and access to PDF files of each Courier issue up to issue 98 (Allow time for the magazine to download.)
The Society, the Museum and the Queenstown Library hold sets of printed copies.
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Heritage Alive by Danny Knudson is a

250-page history of the Historical Society, published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1965.

Limited edition, available on request from marionborrell@hotmail.com

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This  engaging, authoritative and handsome history of Skippers and the Upper Shotover is the culmination of many years of research by Danny Knudson.

Published jointly by Danny Knudson, the Historical Society and the Lakes District Museum.

Design by Print Central, Queenstown

Large format; 300 pages.

Available at the Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown.

Price $48.

For mail orders contact info@museumqueenstown.com or phone 03 4421824.

Stories of Wakatipu is a beautifully illustrated 100th issue of the Queenstown Courier.

An anthology of extracts drawn from past magazines, selected to cover eight major themes of local history.

Compiled by Danny Knudson.

72 pages

On sale at the Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown.


For mail orders, contact info@museumqueenstown.com or phone 03 4421824