This 1892 painting by Kennett Watkins recalls an incident over 40 years before. Governor George Grey, with the support of the 58th Regiment and the Royal New Zealand Fencibles, met a group of Māori who had arrived by canoe. Many of the soldiers in the British regiments in New Zealand were Irish.
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Lithograph by Kennett Watkins
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