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Kākahi: Peter McIntyre's painting (1st of 2)

Kākahi: Peter McIntyre's painting

Peter McIntyre, who was New Zealand's official war artist during the Second World War, had a holiday home in Kākahi and produced a number of paintings of the settlement and the wider area. They were reproduced in his 1972 book Kakahi New Zealand. This is Kākahi's main street, Waitea Branch Road, at dawn.

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Watercolour by Peter McIntyre

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country places - Taumarunui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015