Kōrero: National parks

Promoting New Zealand scenery

Promoting New Zealand scenery

This 1890 government tourism poster shows New Zealand’s mountain scenery on an artist’s palette, stressing its picturesque quality. A desire to attract tourists led some officials to support the concept of national parks.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-TOURISM-NZ-1890-01

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:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - National parks – the beginnings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/14420/promoting-new-zealand-scenery (accessed 16 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015