Story: East Coast places

Tapestry in Matawhero church

Tapestry in Matawhero church

This church at Matawhero, just outside Gisborne, has been in continuous use by the Presbyterian Church since 1872. This tapestry includes a series of items about the history of the church, of Matawhero, and of Poverty Bay and the East Coast generally.

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast places - Poverty Bay flats', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 September 2021)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015