Kōrero: Capital city

Government House, Auckland

Government House, Auckland

New Zealand was a lightly populated colony in the 1840s. Images of the era frequently show rural scenes and sailing ships, even when the subject is Government House in Auckland, the seat of the colonial government.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-216-f-015
Sepia and ink wash by Edward Ashworth

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:

Stephen Levine, 'Capital city - The first two capitals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/34160/government-house-auckland (accessed 10 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Stephen Levine, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 25 Aug 2016