Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Māori settlement

The archaeologist Leslie Adkin (1888–1964) made many expeditions in Horowhenua. His 1932 sketch map of the northern end of Horowhenua lake shows the sites of and canoe landings, and other centres of activity.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Map by George Leslie Adkin

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Early Māori history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/9474/maori-settlement (accessed 23 January 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Apr 2015