Kōrero: South Canterbury region

The Levels homestead

The Levels homestead

In 1851 George Rhodes and his brothers William and Robert established the Levels, South Canterbury’s first pastoral run. George and his wife Elizabeth (seen here) built and lived in this two-roomed, 9- by 3-metre cottage. It had slab walls, a thatched roof, and a clay floor. The cottage was restored in 1951 and now stands on a private historic reserve.

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South Canterbury Museum
Reference: 1923

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Early European history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11335/the-levels-homestead (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017