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.

Using this item

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

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

John Wilson, 'European discovery of New Zealand - Last discoveries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/4443/detail-of-manukau-heads-chart (accessed 22 August 2019)

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