Story: Northland places

Rāwene wharf

Rāwene wharf

Rāwene developed as a timber town in the early 1800s, and a mill and shipyards were established there. It contains many relics of 19th-century development, including buildings and the wharf. These Māori and Pākehā inhabitants are apparently watching the arrival of a vessel, in the early 1900s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Hokianga district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7842/rawene-wharf (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015