By the 1850s horses had been integrated into Māori life in the northern part of New Zealand, as suggested in this 1852 painting by Charles Heaphy. This group is in front of St Paul’s church in Auckland.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Watercolour by Charles Heaphy, 1853
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