Kōrero: European exploration

Canoeing up the Manawatū

Canoeing up the Manawatū

This scene was sketched by Bishop Selwyn in his letter book. It shows him travelling up the Manawatū River in November 1843. Intrepid Pākehā explorers commonly depended on the guidance, and often the muscle power, of Māori.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, George Augustus Selwyn Papers
Reference: qMS-1774-145
Pen and ink drawing by George Augustus Selwyn

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'European exploration - Discovery and exploration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/11246/canoeing-up-the-manawatu (accessed 24 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007