Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Catholic mission station, Meeanee, 1850s

Catholic mission station, Meeanee, 1850s

A Catholic mission station was established at Pākōwhai, near Napier, in 1851 and transferred to Meeanee later in the decade. The Catholic missionaries are remembered as much for their introduction of wine grapes to Hawke’s Bay as for their religious work.

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Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery, Hawke's Bay Museums Trust/Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi collection
Reference: 6797

Permission of Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery, P.O. Box 248, Napier, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23895/catholic-mission-station-meeanee-1850s (accessed 18 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 2 Jul 2015