Story: Early mapping

Map from the New Zealand wars

This sketch map depicts the Koheroa ridges, the site of a battle between Māori and British soldiers on 17 July 1863. It was one of the few clear victories for the British in the Waikato campaign.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl 832.12hkm/1863/Acc.6649

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.

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Melanie Lovell-Smith, 'Early mapping - Māori and maps of colonisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 October 2021)

Story by Melanie Lovell-Smith, published 24 Sep 2007