To house the first Plymouth Company immigrants in March 1841, Richard Barrett and local Māori erected temporary accommodation on the beachfront at Ngāmotu. This lithograph embellishes the scene by depicting an impressive row of substantial dwellings. The structures were almost certainly in a more typically Māori style than the artist’s depiction.
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