Kōrero: Wairarapa region

1850s topographic map

This topographic map of Wairarapa was drawn around 1853. It shows the land blocks taken up by various runholders, and Māori names for natural features. Lake Wairarapa was larger than it is today – it was later reduced by reclamation and drainage work.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapCol-832. 45gbbd/[1853?]/Acc.8105

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:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - European settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/12080/1850s-topographic-map (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017