Story: Bay of Plenty places

Travelling group, Te Whāiti

Travelling group, Te Whāiti

In the summer of 1907 the New Zealand short-story writer Katherine Mansfield travelled through the Urewera country with this group of English tourists. She is standing second from left, with local people at Te Whāiti. Her experiences, which she recorded in a journal, prompted one of her best-known stories, ‘The woman at the store’.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-002584; F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Whirinaki area', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015