Story: Otago region

Sketch of Dunedin town (1st of 2)

Sketch of Dunedin town

In May 1848, just over a month after the first colonist ships arrived, surveyor Charles Kettle sketched the new settlement. He identified the important official buildings and some private houses.

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Reference: S06-190e
Drawing by C. H. Kettle

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - The Otago settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015