Story: Hōiho – horses and iwi

Remutaka Hill Road (2nd of 4)

Remutaka Hill Road

This 1854 painting by John Pearse shows a Māori family walking along the Remutaka Hill Road with a single horse.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-455-f-073-1
Watercolour by John Pearse

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Basil Keane, 'Hōiho – horses and iwi - Introduction of horses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 May 2021)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015