Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Rock drawings

Rock drawings

South Canterbury has several hundred sites of Māori rock art. These drawings of a birdman and fish are in a limestone shelter near Frenchman’s Gully Road, Maungati. The shelter is open to the public.

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Heritage New Zealand – Pouhere Taonga

Permission of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Māori in South Canterbury', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11328/rock-drawings (accessed 11 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017