Heaton Rhodes of Otahuna

Heaton Rhodes

Geoffrey Rice

2008
$55
ISBN 978-1877257650

Once described as 'the grand old man' of New Zealand public life, Sir Heaton Rhodes was certainly one of the best-known and most-loved public figures in Canterbury province in the first half of the twentieth century, and his country mansion, 'Otahuna', near Christchurch had one of New Zealand's most famous and often-visited gardens. 

Thoroughly researched biography of a former NZ politician and cabinet minister, head of St John Ambulance and NZ Red Cross, notable sportsman and philanthropist, MP for Ellesmere, Postmaster-General and Minister of Public Health.