Location 317
Location #317 - Punt (Kawarau River)
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Kawarau River


Location #317 - Punt (Kawarau River) Junction of the Clutha & Kawarau Rivers.

Still Standing


Construction Details

Flat bottomed timber boat

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 1862 Peter ( .... an elderly man by the name of Peter ) Details


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3121 c1862 Memories from G M Hassing. Early in the year, within weeks of the gold rush in the Cromwell area, and elderly man by the name of Peter started the first ferry service from Cornish Point to Cromwell at the junction of the Kawarau and Clutha Rivers. He was later drowned in the area.


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