Story: Wairarapa region

‘Wairarapa hill farm, Haurangi [Aorangi] Range’

‘Wairarapa hill farm, Haurangi [Aorangi] Range’

William Mein Smith, chief surveyor for the New Zealand Company, painted this farm and homestead in the foothills of the Aorangi Range in the 1850s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-034-035
Watercolour by William Mein Smith

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - A farming economy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 February 2020)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017