Kōrero: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Family at The Neck, 1860s

Family at The Neck, 1860s

The Neck, a peninsula marking an outer limit to Paterson Inlet/Whaka ā Te Wera, was home to a mixed Māori and Pākehā population through the 19th century. This 1860s photograph shows a family group, likely outside their own thatched-roofed house.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-296-q-158-1

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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Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - History to 1850', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37632/family-at-the-neck-1860s (accessed 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, updated 13 May 2015