In a steamer chair, under a manuka tree that grew in the middle of the front grass patch, Linda Burnell dreamed the morning away.
I slew him with no other weapon than a canoe paddle of manuka wood.
Accordingly, he seized a firebrand, and thrust it into a pile of manuka, which instantly became a seething mass of flame.
But he was immediately struck down and his body thrown into a manuka bush.
This section when completed brought the line from Watten to manuka, or, as the station is now called, "Corfield."
There are the starry clematis, cream-coloured or white, and the manuka, with tiny but numberless flowers.
Where they once were the earth is hungry, white, and barren, though dressed in deceptive green by stunted fern and manuka.
Fraser, of manuka, who came a little later, died of a broken heart.