Story: Germans

Hop picking, Heine family farm

Hop picking, Heine family farm

At the time this picture was taken in the early 1900s the farm of the Heine family in Nelson was run by Joseph Heine. Joseph was the youngest son of J. W. C. Heine who, along with Johann Wohlers, was dispatched to New Zealand by the North German Mission Society to establish a mission for Māori.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, Heine Collection
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James N. Bade, 'Germans - Early settlements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 January 2022)

Story by James N. Bade, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015