Kōrero: Marlborough places

Whales in Kaikōura: Fyffe House (2 o 4)

Whales in Kaikōura: Fyffe House

The Fyffe brothers engaged in whaling from Kaikōura in the 1840s. George Fyffe built this house, which rests on foundations made of whale vertebrae, in the 1850s.

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Photograph by John Wilson

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Kaikōura coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31875/whales-in-kaikoura-fyffe-house (accessed 23 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015