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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

BULLOCK-WEBSTER, Henry 1855–1942

BULLOCK-WEBSTER, Henry 1855–1942

Born England; went to Canada 1874 as cadet with the Hudson Bay page 56 Company. On leave in England 1879 met Thomas Russell, reputed New Zealand millionaire, who offered him work with Waikato Land Company. Arrived Christchurch 1881, working first at John Grigg's station “Longbeach” to learn farming; then went to Waikato to his own land. Visited England 1887–90, and on his return began the Waikato Hunt Club; later went to live in Auckland where he rode with Pakuranga Hunt and became Master of the Pakuranga Hounds. His From the Hudson's Bay Company to New Zealand pub. 1968 is illustrated by his lively sketches, many of hunting episodes.