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 grapes suited to winemaking as for their religious work.

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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 24 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015