Story: Perceptions of the landscape

Mission station and village (1st of 2)

Mission station and village

In 1865 John Kinder photographed ‘The Revd Mr Spencer’s 1865 Mission station and native village on the Wairoa river, Tarawera lake, NZ’. Kinder was an Anglican clergyman who saw spiritual qualities in the New Zealand bush.

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Hocken Library, University of Otago
Photograph by John Kinder

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Perceptions of the landscape - A Romantic landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 March 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007