Story: Wellington region

History mural

History mural

The entrance to the Petone Settlers’ Museum features a mural showing the history of New Zealand since colonisation. These panels depict the development of farming (left) and troops and nurses leaving for the First World War (right).

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington region - European arrival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Aug 2015