Story: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Family at The Neck, 1860s

Family at The Neck, 1860s

The Neck, a peninsula marking an outer limit to Paterson Inlet/Whaka ā Te Wera, was home to a mixed Māori and Pākehā population through the 19th century. This 1860s photograph shows a family group, likely outside their own thatched-roofed house.

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Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - History to 1850', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 May 2015