The Evening Post Monday 24th March 1890 pg2
Arrivals - March 24 - Kaikoura, RMS, 2885 tons, Crutchley, from London via Plymouth 8th Feb, Teneriffe, Capetown March 1st and Hobart on the 19th. An uneventful passage of 43 days and 4 hours and 59 minutes. She has on board 2000 tons of cargo. Her mail consists of 219 bags and 22 boxes parcel post, and her passengers number 61, 27 being for Wellington. Voyage account. The steamer sails on Wednesday for Port Chalmers. Following is a list of the Kaikoura's passengers: -
For Wellington: Saloon - Caldicot Mr Mr E Plante Mr T Rose Miss Rose Mrs Webb Miss Second saloon: Chapman Mr Riddell Mr and Mrs and child Steerage: Bennett Misses (2) Chatwin Mrs Chatwin Mr Davidson Mr Lukkarill Mr Murphy Mr Murray Mr Peters Mr Smith Mr Wilkinson Mr For other ports Saloon - Chaytor Mr Second saloon - Davis Mrs Dilston Mr Evans Mrs Gilvray Dr Lewis Mr McClaymont Mr Meatyard Mrs and family (5) Meatyard Mr Steerage - Aldinger Mr Birch Mr Colechin Mr Donnelan Miss Foster Mr Green Mrs Hewitt Mr Mills Mrs and 3 daughters Mills Mr Mills Mr Pringle Miss Reading Mr Sharp Mr Soulsby Mr Wood Mrs and family (4) Wood Mr Wright Mr
Otago Witness Thursday March 27 1890 pg 22
The Kaikoura arrived in Wellington harbour on Monday. She left Plymouth on the 8 Feb, Teneriffe on the 13th, Cape Town on the 1st March, and Hobart on the 20th. She brings 2000 tons cargo. Her Otago passengers are: Second Saloon - Dr G.V. Gillray, Mr D.F. Lewis. Third saloon - Mr E. Colechin, Miss A. Donnelan, Mr J. Sharp. The s.s. Arawa will sail from London on the 22 inst. making Port Chalmers her first port of call.
Reference online: Papers Past Images online. NZ National Library.
Doric, left Plymouth 22nd Feb.
Tongariro, left Plymouth 8th March.
Arawa left Plymouth on March 22 for Port Chalmers
Aorangi left Plymouth 5th April
Akaroa left London on Dec. 25th
Otaki left London 9th March
Assaye left London 15th Feb.
Arrival date Wellington
Margaret Galbraith 13/07/1890