Wesleyan (Methodist) missionaries established five mission stations in the King Country. Three were established around Kāwhia Habour between 1834 and 1838, one at Whakatumutumu on the upper Mōkau River (1843) and another at Te Māhoe near the mouth of the Mōkau River (1843). A Lutheran mission station was also established on the upper Mōkau River in 1844. Little visual evidence of the missions remain, but the sites of some are marked by monuments. Click on the mission names in boxes to see their sites.
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