Story: Whanganui region

Whanganui town, 1850s (1st of 2)

Whanganui town, 1850s

Seen from across the river in the 1850s, Whanganui had grown steadily since tension with upriver Māori ended in 1847.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - European settlement, 1840–1860', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015