Story: European discovery of New Zealand

Detail of Manukau Heads chart (2nd of 2)

Detail of Manukau Heads chart

In this close-up of the entrance to Manukau Harbour you can see the treacherous nature of the channel just off Whatipu.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl-832.12aj/1853/17246

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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