Story: Whanganui places

Church, Jerusalem (1st of 2)

Church, Jerusalem

Robin Morrison’s evocative photograph shows St Joseph’s Catholic church at Jerusalem (Hiruhārama), on the Whanganui River, 12 kilometres downstream from Pipiriki. The church was designed by Thomas Turnbull in 1892–93.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: RMX249
Photograph by Robin Morrison

Permission of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Courtesy of the Estate of Robin Morrison

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How to cite this page:

Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - River settlements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18966/church-jerusalem (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015