Story: Whanganui tribes

Steam boats, 1907

Steam boats, 1907

From the 1890s tourists began to sail on the Whanganui River in steam boats.

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David Young, 'Whanganui tribes - The 20th and 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by David Young, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017