Story: Castaways

Finger post, Auckland Islands

Finger post, Auckland Islands

Finger posts, such as this one on Enderby Island, were erected by the New Zealand government to point castaways to provision depots.

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How to cite this page:

Ken Scadden, 'Castaways - Wrecked on a subantarctic island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7568/finger-post-auckland-islands (accessed 24 January 2019)

Story by Ken Scadden, published 12 Jun 2006