Kōrero: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Manawatū Gorge

Manawatū Gorge

Colonial painters such as William George Baker romanticised the landscape of the gorge, modelling their work on paintings of the acclaimed Rhine River gorge in Europe.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: G-295
Oil painting by William George Baker

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:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Manawatū River and Gorge', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/9438/manawatu-gorge (accessed 8 December 2022)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015