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Shipping News for Port Chalmers & Dunedin
 weekly during 1886 

Reference online:  'Papers Past' - a NZ National Library website. 

During 1886 the Otago Witness, a weekly newspaper, was published on Saturday's until April 24 then the   publishing day became Friday.  Index  (opens in new window) 

Otago Witness Shipping News 10 September 1886 page 19
Arrivals
Sept. 2 Go-ahead, ss 132 tons Plumley for Wanganui
Koranui, ss 301 tons Oliver for the North. 
Passengers: Rev Mr Parker and family

Grafton, ss 297 tons Nordstrom from the north.
Passengers:
Bullock 	Mr
Gold 		Mrs
Meekhan 	Rev Mr
Shepherd 	Miss
Webb 		Miss (2)
and 2 steerage
Sept. 3 - Kawatiri, ss 238 tons Metcalfe from Westport
Wanaka, ss 297 tons Anderson for the North.
Passengers:
Caffin 		Mr
St. Johnston  	Mr
and 2 steerage
Sept. 5 Wakatipu, ss 1158 tons Best from Sydney, via Cook Strait.
Passengers:
McKenzie 	Mr
Tearance 	Mr
10 steerage
Sept. 7 - Kakanui ss 59 tons Best from Waikawa
Tarawera ss 1269 tons Sinclair 
Passengers from Melbourne:
Brent 		Mrs and child
Nicholas 	Miss
Mangan 		Mr
and 7 steerage
From the Bluff
Hankinson 	Mr
Martin 		Mr
Palmer 		Mr
Southern 	Mr
Sept. 8 - Mawhera ss 350 tons Hill from Greymouth via intermediate ports
Wairarapa ss 1023 tons Chatfield from Auckland, via the East Coast. 
Passengers:
Athlesbrook 	Mr
Dalziel 	Mr
Douglas 	Mrs
Goddwin 	Miss
Nash 		Mr
Stevens 	Mr
Wilson 		Mr
and 2 steerage
Departure
Sept. 2 Rotomaha ss 865 tons Carey for Melbourne via the Bluff
Passengers:
Bristow 	Miss
Callan 		Mrs and child
Neill 		Mr
Ritchie 	Mr
Soloman 	Mr
and 17 steerage
Sept. 3 Grafton ss 297 tons Nordstrum for the North
Go-ahead ss 132 Plumley for Wanganui via intermediate ports

Sept. 4 Kawatiri ss 288 tons, Metcalf for Westport
Sept. 7 Isabel barque 350 tons McClure for the Bluff Neill and Co. (Limited) agents

Hawea ss 462 tons Hansby for the North.
Passengers:
For Wellington - Williams 	Captain
and 3 steerage
Sept. 8 Koranui ss 301 tons Oliver for the West Coast
Tarawera ss 1269 tons Sinclair for Sydney via East coast 
Passengers:
For Lyttelton
Nixon 		Mr
Palmer 		Mr
For Wellington
Calder 		Miss
Dodgshun 	Mr
Smith 		Mr

For Auckland 
Cook 		Mr
Dodge 		Mr
Forbers 	Mr
Lloyd 		Mr
Titchener 	Mrs and child
and 4 steerage

Otago Witness Shipping News 10 September 1886 page 19