Kōrero: Northland region

Northland’s settlements, 1906

Northland’s settlements, 1906

This map showing towns of more than 100 people illustrates the very dispersed nature of settlement in Northland in 1906. The sawmilling and kauri-gum industries were then at their height, and towns sprang up around them. Because there were few roads or railways, settlements were located near navigable waters – on rivers, coasts or harbours.

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Source: New Zealand official yearbook, 1906

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - European settlement: 1840–1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/7939/northlands-settlements-1906 (accessed 15 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015