Story: Wellington places

First settlers

First settlers

William ‘Okiwi’ Brown and his wife Nan ran an accommodation house in Rona Bay for people travelling to Wairarapa. The couple are sitting outside their home around 1884. Standing beside them are two guests: F. W. Devereux and T. H. Wyatt.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, E. R. Williams Collection
Reference: 1/1-025941; G
Photograph by William Williams

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Eastbourne', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 March 2023)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016