Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Te Waimate cuddy

Te Waimate cuddy

This dwelling was built in 1854 for Michael Studholme, owner of Te Waimate Station. It has tōtara walls, a thatched roof, and is lined with wattle and daub. The chimney is made of sun-dried bricks (adobe). Known as 'The Cuddy', the dwelling has been well maintained and is still owned by the Studholme family.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Early European history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11336/te-waimate-cuddy (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by John Wilson, updated 2 Feb 2017