Story: Dutch

Reminders of home (1st of 3)

Reminders of home

This gold locket, which 19th-century Dutch settler Adriana Pieters brought to New Zealand, holds tiny photographs of family members she left behind in Rotterdam.

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Private collection, Garvey family
Photograph by Nancy Swarbrick

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How to cite this page:

Redmer Yska, 'Dutch - First arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 May 2021)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 12 May 2016