This view of Wellington has been modified to show the shoreline as it was before the Haowhenua earthquake, probably in the 15th century. At that time, Miramar Peninsula was the island of Motukairangi. The present-day coastline is marked by the dotted line.
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Photograph by Lloyd Homer
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