Story: Kai Pākehā – introduced foods

Samuel Marsden’s mission farm

Samuel Marsden’s mission farm

Missionary Samuel Marsden assisted the establishment of stock, landing the first cattle and horses in 1814. This image of his mission farm at Waimate North shows sheep and cattle in paddocks.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Wood engraving by Cyprian Bridge

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Hazel Petrie, 'Kai Pākehā – introduced foods - Early introductions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2023)

Story by Hazel Petrie, published 24 Nov 2008