Kōrero: Visitors’ opinions about New Zealand

Cathedral Square, Christchurch, 1867

Cathedral Square, Christchurch, 1867

Many visitors to New Zealand in the second half of the 19th century described the country as very English. Christchurch was consistently said to be the most English place of all. These are the park-like surrounds of Cathedral Square in 1867.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Samuel Heath Head Collection (PA-Group-00261)
Reference: 1/1-007309-G
Photograph by Samuel Heath Head

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Visitors’ opinions about New Zealand - The ‘Britain of the South’, 1860–1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37102/cathedral-square-christchurch-1867 (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012