Story: European discovery of New Zealand

Detail of Port Macquarie chart (2nd of 2)

Detail of Port Macquarie chart

This closer view of Robert Williams's chart shows patches of flax at the entrance to Port Macquarie, now called Bluff.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl-835at/[1813]/Acc425

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John Wilson, 'European discovery of New Zealand - Last discoveries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 May 2016