Story: Northland places

Doubtless Bay

Doubtless Bay

Picturesque Doubtless Bay was the site of early contact between Māori and Europeans. Explorers Jean François Marie de Surville and James Cook both laid anchor in or passed by the bay in December 1769.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Mangōnui and district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015