Story: Missions and missionaries

Mission farm, Waimate (1st of 2)

Mission farm, Waimate

The Church Missionary Society mission set up at Waimate, in the inland Bay of Islands, in 1830, included a large farm with sheep, cattle, horses, gardens and orchards. This engraving of the farm was made in the mid-1840s by the British army officer Cyprian Bridge.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0144-1-330
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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How to cite this page:

Peter J. Lineham, 'Missions and missionaries - First years of the CMS mission', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/27998/mission-farm-waimate (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Peter J. Lineham, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 8 Aug 2018