Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Traders and Māori at Coromandel Harbour, around 1848

Traders and Māori at Coromandel Harbour, around 1848

In this watercolour Māori and Pākehā talk onshore. The barrels and the shed are evidence of commerce, and in the harbour a schooner is at anchor.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-143-014
Watercolour by Joseph Jenner Merrett

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Māori society, 1840 to 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/30447/traders-and-maori-at-coromandel-harbour-around-1848 (accessed 21 November 2018)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 14 Apr 2016