Kōrero: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Lake Papaitonga, around 1863

Lake Papaitonga, around 1863

In 1863 Lake Papaitonga, also known as Waiwiri, was still surrounded by bush, with Māori settlements on its shores. One housed around 400 people, surrounded by storehouses on poles in the shallow water. This watercolour is by Charles Barraud.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-004-030-1
Watercolour by Charles Decimus Barraud

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 region - Human impact on the environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/9468/lake-papaitonga-around-1863 (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015