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Journal of Revd. John Macky

Collection | Ref # MNP MS 134 | Held by South Auckland Research Centre

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Journal of Revd. John Macky


Macky, John (Reverend)

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Reference number:

MNP MS 134


Reverend John Macky, an Irish Presbyterian, was sent out to New Zealand to take charge as the first Presbyterian Minister of the Tamaki district. This area consisted of the village of Otahuhu, the districts of Mangere, Otara, and Papatoetoe and the nearer fringe of East Tamaki and Flat Bush. His first service there was held on 27th August, 1854, in the store shed of Baird’s Wharf on the Tamaki River.

The “Journal of Revd. John Macky” is his diary describing his journey out to New Zealand and early settler life in the Otahuhu and Tamaki districts.

Dates covered:

1854 - 1863



Physical characteristics:


Access conditions:

No restrictions.

Format if not original:

Photocopy of typed transcript prepared by unknown hand

Location of original:

Not known

Finding aids:

Central Research Library. Catalogued at 922.5 z Mac

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Auckland (Region) · Manukau



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