Story: Waikato region

Hochstetter’s map

German geologist Ferdinand Hochstetter led an expedition through Waikato in 1859, in order to make a detailed geological survey of the region. One of the outcomes was a geological map, which also shows the route taken by Hochstetter and his party, and the locations of mission stations and .

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: NZ Map 5694a

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Pākehā impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 December 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015