Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Early European settlement

Early European settlement

In 1847 Samuel Brees drew this picture of European houses on the Manawatū River, downstream from Moutoa. The buildings were for a survey party working in the district.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-109-029
Hand-coloured engraving after a drawing by Samuel Charles Brees

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Māori and European newcomers, 1820–1870', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/9477/early-european-settlement (accessed 20 April 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015