Kōrero: Canterbury region

Early map of Akaroa

Some of Canterbury’s first settlers were French. This map is part of a deed of sale for land between the Nanto-Bordelaise Company and purchaser Joseph Marie Le Cellier. In 1840 the company sent emigrants to Banks Peninsula, where they established the settlement of Akaroa.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Nanto-Bordelaise Collection
Reference: qMS-1407-080

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:

John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Discovery and settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/10314/early-map-of-akaroa (accessed 31 March 2020)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015